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Then we saw it, now we don't...

Sadly, cemetery grave markers disappear. Finding an ancestor’s burial is further complicated by an inconsistent or even nonexistent system of burial records. Here in central Iowa, the township clerk is the person charged with maintaining cemeteries and the records. 308 more words


Animals | Dropping in to Say Hi

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The hummingbird can be quite difficult to photograph due to how fast they move and how small they are, but they are so much fun to watch. 19 more words


Place Studies...or "Yah Gotta Know the Territory!"

Your ancestors lived in and were a part of a community. They may have purchased land, attended school, voted, celebrated life events, gone to war, owned a local business, advertised in the local paper, attended church, or broke the law! 562 more words


Hitting it big: Fundraiser gives boost to Junior Achievement

This story was originally posted at Pantagraph.com

NORMAL — Doretta Herr has never made it big playing the stock market, but got a taste of the Wall Street experience during the second annual Junior Achievement Stock Market Challenge fundraiser. 464 more words


IL - Sheriff's office seeking information about missing teen

BLOOMINGTON — The McLean County Sheriff’s Department is seeking the public’s help in locating a missing youth.

The teen is Jaylee Roof, described as white, 15 years of age, standing 5 feet 5 inches tall and weighing 140 pounds, according to the department


Factory owner Scott Bittner among 7 killed in Illinois plane crash while returning from NCAA tournament

FOX News: Seven people died in a small plane crash in Illinois Tuesday while returning home from the NCAA basketball tournament in Indianapolis.

The Cessna 414 took off from Indianapolis and crashed just short of the Central Illinois Regional Airport in Bloomington after midnight, the Federal Aviation Administration said. 114 more words