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New Charges Filed Against Former Delegate Derrick Evans | New

WASHINGTON, DC – New charges have been filed against former Wayne County Delegate Derrick Evans in connection with his role in the January 6 raid on the U.S. Capitol. Evans, 35, has been charged with entering and staying in a restricted building, disorderly and disruptive conduct in a restricted building, …

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Chillicothe (Mo.) HS BB Hornets sends Trenton 14-3 in five Monday

By PAUL STURM, Editor CT Sports Regardless of where the game ended, the Chillicothe High School Baseball Hornets were featured to end their 4-game losing streak when they met the shorthanded Trenton Bulldogs on Monday. Heavier rain at the planned game site in Trenton than at Chillicothe during the early …

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Vehicle hits one-year-old, claims the life of a toddler

WALKER – A one-year-old girl died on Sunday May 2 after being struck by a vehicle in a driveway at a residence just south of Walker. The Cass County Sheriff’s Office was called at 4:55 p.m. following the fatal crash at Breezy Point Circle in Shingobee Township in rural Walker. …

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Meet the new babies at Como Zoo: two fluffy Dall lambs

ST. PAUL – Como Zoo welcomed two baby Dall’s sheep in April, lambs who join a growing weather-themed family. Iao, whose name means “supreme cloud” in Hawaiian, was born in Drizzle on April 1 and Breezy was born in Sunny on April 24. Other family members are named Storm, Thunder, …

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Afraid of cicadas? Barely, but they might fear us

Welcome to Joe’s Guide to Dealing with Cicadas. The endless stories about Brood X cicadas might worry you, but there’s no reason to panic. Certainly, these insects attract attention. They remain underground for years before erupting as noisy, red-eyed creatures determined to satisfy primitive urges. So naturally, some people confuse …

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Kathy did not give her last name and we do not know where she is from. His note, however, resonates. “As a child, I thought that everything that was written in the press should be the truth, in black and white,” she wrote to Forum Communications Co., which operates newspapers, …

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Applications Open for $ 28.6 Billion Restaurant Revitalization Fund | Business

HUNTINGTON – Open applications will begin at noon Monday for the Restaurant Revitalization Fund, a federal program to help food establishments that have experienced economic distress and significant operational losses due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The online application will remain open to any qualifying institution until all funds are depleted, …

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Free Zoom Gardening Webinar offered with Brainerd Public Library

“Flower Gardening for Beginners” will be presented by Master Gardener Jackie Burkey at noon on May 11 via Zoom. The presentation will be an overview of the basics for new gardeners. This class is designed for novice gardeners, but experienced growers are also welcome. Register for this free Zoom webinar …

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