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Friday, March 24, 2017
Wheatland Volunteer Fire Department Chief Paul Stankee (left) poses with Pat Steward, who stepped down this month as fire chief after 16 years. Steward will now be assistant chief under Stankee, who will lead the department of 19 volunteers. A full roster would be 25.

News

Wheatland fire chief passes off command; 23-year veteran will lead volunteer force
WHEATLAND - Being a fire chief comes with a tremendous amount of responsibility, particularly in a small, rural community.


Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Couple ensure gift has long life
Inspired by their experiences, local farmers Charlie and JoAnn Harrington will use a life insurance gift to support three community organizations.
Wednesday, March 22, 2017
DeWitt OKs audit firm in split vote
A matter that would normally be a formality resulted in one of the longer discussions you'll ever hear at a DeWitt City Council meeting - and in a rare split vote.


Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Supervisors hear update on Elvira's sewage problem
CLINTON - Work is gearing up to solve a long-standing sewage problem in Elvira.


Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Clinton County dismisses charge vs. escape suspect
CLINTON - A charge has been dismissed in Clinton County District Court against one of two men who were captured in Clinton after a jail escape in Jackson County.


Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Sports


Trio earns IBCA all-substate honors
A trio of area boys basketball players earned additional honors for their play this winter.


Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Cal-Wheat boys finish fifth at Tri-Rivers Conference indoor
MOUNT VERNON - The outdoor track and field season is still nearly two weeks away, but Calamus-Wheatland senior Cole Moeller showed on Friday he was already in mid-season form during the Tri-Rivers Conference indoor meet.
Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Sabers shine in middle distances, relays at WaMaC East divisional
MOUNT VERNON - A dominant performance by Julia Campbell in the 800-meter run highlighted a strong day for the Central DeWitt boys and girls track teams at Saturday's WaMaC East divisional indoor meet.


Wednesday, March 22, 2017



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