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New major, council tackle old issues | News, Sports, Jobs

Sue Sitter/PCT Rugby Mayor Frank LaRocque, far right, and the Rugby City Council hold their regular meeting July 5 at the Rugby Armory. From left are Neil Lotvedt, Matt Lunde, Gary Kraft, David Schneibel, City Attorney Kathleen Murray and LaRocque. Lotvedt and Kraft are incumbents, while Lunde has moved to Ward 1. Not pictured are …

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Sunny Hill adds garden for residents to enjoy | News, Sports, Jobs

The new ergonomic, wheelchair accessible planters that features zucchini, tomatoes, beets, beans, a wide variety of peppers and cantaloupes that was funded by the Tama County Foundation. Photo by Cyote Williams The four tier herb garden that was funded by the Tama County Foundation. Photo by Cyote Williams One of the flowerbeds sporting bright and …

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Air Force gauges new ICBM force’s environmental impacts | News, Sports, Jobs

Map supplied, US Air Force The red box on map shows the area where Air Force Minuteman III ICBM rocket motors will be destroyed as the Minuteman is decommissioned. HILL AIR FORCE BASE — The Air Force has issued a draft environmental impact statement for its new ground-based intercontinental ballistic missile system, detailing potential effects …

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Danny Lee Hill’s lawyers try new tack | News, Sports, Jobs

WARREN — Less than two weeks after the US Supreme Court refused to consider mental retardation claims for convicted murderer Danny Lee Hill, attorneys have filed for reconsideration by a Trumbull County court of the same constitutional arguments, seeking to save the Warren inmate from Ohio’s death chamber . In a 95-page document filed with …

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Changing death-related traditions reflect varied approaches to grief | News, Sports, Jobs

News Photo by Julie Riddle Chad Esch, owner and funeral director of Bannan Funeral Home in Alpena, places an urn into a specially-fitted holder in a hearing at the funeral home last week. ALPENA — Nearly 20 years after a deadly accident ended his son’s life, Tom Hilberg still waters the flowers on his son’s …

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