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How to Build a Moraine, Part I

I recently began working on a project that is in partnership with the Illinois State Water Survey, a sister survey of the Geological Survey in Illinois’  753 more words

Writing In Rock

Ex-deputy gets prison term for stealing from union

  • Edith Brady-Lunny
  • Feb 27, 2016

BLOOMINGTON — A former McLean County deputy was taken from a courtroom Friday to the jail where he once worked and will wait for his transport to a state prison for a four-year sentence for stealing almost $200,000 from the union that represents deputies. 476 more words

Police Misconduct

Saying Goodbye

Last week I said goodbye to an old, dear, friend…the first friend in my circle to leave us, and as it is with all such loss, it happened too soon. 750 more words

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. 451 more words