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Thursday, January 27th, 2011
By Shelley Grieshop
MARIA STEIN - "It's simple. They're too close to homes."
That was the message to a packed house at the American Legion on Wednesday evening from an Illinois couple who live near a wind turbine farm.
Dave Hulthen and his wife, Stephanie, drove 5 1/2 hours from their home in DeKalb County to speak at the townhouse meeting about their ongoing experience. Thirteen of 146 turbines in the wind farm are within a mile of their 8-year-old country home. [More]
By William Kincaid
CELINA - Maintenance costs of the city's 34-year-old aerial ladder fire truck and 30-year old pumper tanker have exceeded $10,000 the last three years, according to fire chief Doug Wolters.
At this week's regular council meeting, Wolters discussed the status of the city's two fire trucks that council is considering replacing. [More]
Obituaries on January 27th, 2011
Esther E. English, 88, Celina, died at 2:30 a.m. Jan. 26, 2011, at the Gardens at Celina Assisted Living Center. [More]
Anna Lee Slife, 76, Celina, died Jan. 25, 2011.
She was born July 5, 1934, in [More]
Johnny T. Chilcoat, 39, Grantsburg, Ill., died Jan. 17, 2011, at his home.
He [More]
Edgar H. Bruns, 69, Russia, died Jan. 25, 2011, at Upper Valley Medical Center in Troy. [More]
Dorothy Catherine Harlamert, 91, Coldwater, at 11:30 p.m. Jan. 26, 2011, at Briarwood Village in Coldwater. [More]
Local pictures on January 27th, 2011
Subscriber only stories on January 27th, 2011
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