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Pipeline has trouble in the Dakotas

By Kathleen Clark While work is progressing on the southern part of the Dakota Access Pipeline, work […]

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Blackburn Basic Bins supplies students with essentials

Blackburn College residential students are back on campus to begin the 2016 fall semester. Although they should […]

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Flotilla Parade kicks off Friday night

On Friday, Aug. 26, a collage of colorful “boat floats” will line the entrance to Blackburn College. […]



CHS hosts Early Meet; boys run to team

CARLINVILLE - The first cross country meet of the season gives athletes a time to shoot for, as they try to lower their times come late in the season. The Carlinville Early Meet Tuesday under rainy/mostly cloudy conditions at times provided a good early test for the Cavies, and they seemed up to the test. “It was a great meet - the boys ran well,” said Carlinville coach Charlie Helton. “Between Jersey and us we had eight of the top 10 (boys). It was a great first meet and a good confidence booster.” The Cavies held off Jersey 29-52, with Auburn, Williamsville and Rochester also in the top five team scores. Ben Flowers of Jersey won the race in a time of 15:26. But the Cavaliers placed five in the top 10 to take the team

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