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North Dakota signals no new conditions on pipeline expansion

North Dakota signals no new conditions on pipeline expansion

North Dakota regulators have signaled that the state won’t impose conditions beyond those required by the federal government on a proposal to double the capacity of the Dakota Access Pipeline. An attorney for the North Dakota Public Service Commission said requiring additional measures could draw a legal challenge from the Texas-based pipeline’s owner, Energy Transfer.…Read More »

Police Beat for Thursday, January 23rd, 2020

Police Beat for Thursday, January 23rd, 2020

Two people remained in the Marion County Jail Thursday morning on outstanding Marion County failure to appear warrants.   61-year-old Steven Cook of Terre Haute, Indiana is being held in lieu of $50,000 for failure to appear on a possession of methamphetamine case.  25-year-old Kerry Whipple, who told jail officials he was homeless, turned himself in. …Read More »

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Hailey Wimberly Named Women’s Track & Field Athlete of the Week

Hailey Wimberly Named Women’s Track & Field Athlete of the Week

Millikin sophomore Haley Wimberly was selected as the College Conference of Illinois & Wisconsin (CCIW) Women’s Indoor Track & Field Athlete of the Week. A Salem native, Wimberly won the 400-meter dash at the Bob Eubanks Open last week with a personal best time of 58.54 (converted to 59.32).  Her time is currently ranked first…

SIJHSAA GIRLS STATE TOURNAMENT TIPS OFF FRIDAY AT RLC

SIJHSAA GIRLS STATE TOURNAMENT TIPS OFF FRIDAY AT RLC

INA, Ill. (Jan. 22, 2020) — The best teams from Southern Illinois will battle it out in Waugh Gymnasium over the next couple of weeks to see who takes the top prize in the Southern Illinois Junior High School Athletic Association. The SIJHSAA girls basketball tournament tips off at 3:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 24 with…

Carlyle 0-2 At Okawville With Loss To Marquette Wednesday

Carlyle 0-2 At Okawville With Loss To Marquette Wednesday

(By Bruce Hixon) Carlyle Indians fall to 0-2 at the Okawville Tournament as they lose 62-53 to Alton Marquette Wednesday. Nine first quarter points by Quinten Jones had the Tribe up 12-11 at the end of the period. Indians took their last lead when Brady Johnson’s three-pointer midway through the second quarter put Carlyle up…