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DINNER
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DINNER Fulton County Democratic Central Committee's 2014 Jefferson-Jackson Dinner drew state and local candidates to Fulton County Saturday. From left, Democratic candidate for Indiana's 2nd District seat in the U.S. House of Representatives Joe Bock, Fulton County Democratic 2014 Man of the Year Bob Peterson, Fulton County Democratic 2014 Woman of the Year Janice Roe, Democratic candidate for Indiana State Auditor Mike Claytor. 7-28-14

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Marquee future mulled
The Rochester Times Cinema marquee needs to be either repaired or torn down.

The marquee has read closed since Jan. 1. Manager Susie Hilton said costly digital upgrades were required for her to continue operating the two-screen, 90-year old cinema. So it closed.

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Friday, August 1, 2014
Area water skiers vie for national title
The USA Water Ski Division II National Ski Show Competition starts at 8 a.m. Saturday and Sunday at Hidden Lake in Warsaw.

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Thursday, July 31, 2014
Cass County judge chosen for Jason Coleman case
A special judge was appointed Tuesday to preside over the criminal case against former Rochester police chief and Fulton town marshal Jason Coleman.

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Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Second chance
Every two weeks Vicky Hines cashes her paycheck and buys a few scratch off lottery tickets.

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Tuesday, July 29, 2014
RHS GRAD HAS INK, WILL ENTERTAIN
Callie Redington has more tattoos than some Marine infantry platoons.

They were well received over the weekend of July 18-19 when she was named Miss Nude Galaxy at the Ponderosa Sun Club, Roselawn, Ind.

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Monday, July 28, 2014
Caston starts Aug. 12
Classes at Caston are back in session Tuesday, Aug. 12.

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Saturday, July 26, 2014
3 new cops hired
Rochester has three new police officers.

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Friday, July 25, 2014
Cover crop use rises in county
Radishes and rye mean more than tabletop food for local farmers.

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Thursday, July 24, 2014
Kesler receives break
The Rochester City Council Tuesday heard from homeowners James Kesler and Carole Dale regarding their properties.

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Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Keisling on board at RHS
Chris Keisling is the new Rochester High School assistant principal.

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Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Pulling is father-son sport
Most are familiar with traveling softball and baseball teams during the summer, but a traveling tractor league isn't as common.

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Monday, July 21, 2014
College funds get big boosts
Brittany Riffle's 247-pound grand champion Fulton County 4-H barrow, a crossbred, brought $31 a pound, or $7,657 at Friday's Spotlight Sale of Champions.

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Saturday, July 19, 2014
Mission house open for visitors
Grass Creek United Methodist Church is ready to show everyone it's new mission house.

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Friday, July 18, 2014
Riffle shows top 4-H hog
Brittany Riffle showed the grand champion barrow at the Fulton County 4-H Fair Wednesday.

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Thursday, July 17, 2014
County buys doctor's office
The Fulton County Council passed a resolution Tuesday to buy an office building for the county information technology department and storage.For the complete story go to: Rochester Sentinel E-Edition.
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
Big sheep winner new to county
Hitting the show ring for the first time in Fulton County, Taylor Busenburg cleaned up at the Fulton County 4-H Fair sheep show Monday.

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Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Erika Enyart is queen
Seventeen-year-old Erika Enyart, daughter of Cecil and Leah Enyart, is the 2014 Miss Fulton County.

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Monday, July 14, 2014
State fair queen visits
Indiana State Fair Queen Alyssa Garnett, of Pulaski County, has plenty of practice being in the spotlight.

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Saturday, July 12, 2014
Coleman resigns RPD job
Former Rochester and Fulton police chief Jason Coleman is no longer a police officer.

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Friday, July 11, 2014
Strasser is new RHS principal
Adam Strasser is the new principal at Rochester High School.

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Thursday, July 10, 2014
Miller returns to principal's office
Katie Miller is the new principal at Caston Elementary School.For the complete story go to: Rochester Sentinel E-Edition.
Wednesday, July 9, 2014
River road angst
County officials hope to hear this week if they'll get federal money to repair County Road 350 North, or River Road.

It is eroding and dangerous and closed to the public.

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Tuesday, July 8, 2014
Akron parade winners
Parade winners from Akron's Fourth of July celebration included:

Grand Marshal's award - Earl-Love Funeral Home, selected by GM Don Jones.

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Monday, July 7, 2014
Coleman arrested
Former Rochester police chief and Fulton town marshal Jason Coleman, 37, faces seven criminal counts. For the complete story go to: Rochester Sentinel E-Edition.
Saturday, July 5, 2014
Coleman arrested
Former Rochester police chief and Fulton town marshal Jason Coleman, 37, faces seven criminal counts.
Thursday, July 3, 2014
4-H Fair building damage slight
Tuesday morning's storm damage to the Fulton County 4-H Fairgrounds largest hog building is not expected to affect this year's fair.

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Thursday, July 3, 2014
Storm blows through
A Tuesday morning storm sweeping through Fulton County plunged about 2,000 Fulton County REMC customers into darkness.

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Wednesday, July 2, 2014
Fulton Fun Days plans announced
Fulton-Liberty Lions Club is searching for its Aug. 2 Fulton Fun Days parade marshals.

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Tuesday, July 1, 2014
Kewanna marshal seeks new car
Kewanna police would like a new squad car.

The Kewanna Town Council made no decision on the matter in its June 5 meeting, but Marshal Rob Soilleux asked for a timeline on buying a new vehicle.

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Monday, June 30, 2014
10 girls seek Miss July 4 title
Ten young women are competing to be crowned this year's Miss Akron 4th of July.

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Saturday, June 28, 2014
JUST MARRIED
"You can't take the smiles off our faces," Shaun Vigil said Thursday, about an hour after he and Erik Henderson were married in Fulton Circuit Court.



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Friday, June 27, 2014
Author ties together math, mystery
Hoosier children's author Robert Black speaks at 3 p.m. Wednesday at the Fulton County Public Library.

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Thursday, June 26, 2014
City expands TIF districts
Tax Incremental Financing districts in Rochester are expanding.

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Wednesday, June 25, 2014
RCS board hires 2 new principals
Rochester School Board on Monday hired two new principals - both from out of town - and approved a new assistant superintendent position



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Tuesday, June 24, 2014
Argos grad tries hand at extension service work
Argos high school alum and Purdue University graduate Staci O'Dell is spending her summer interning at the Fulton County Purdue Extension Office.

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Monday, June 23, 2014
Akron resident files civil suit against city, county, 3 cops
An Akron man claims in a federal lawsuit he was treated unlawfully by city and county police when they pulled him over in 2013.



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Saturday, June 21, 2014
RCS board pushes for new position
Rochester School Board members Bob Poffenbarger and Tom Schwenk believe there are multiple reasons to hire an assistant superintendent.



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Friday, June 20, 2014
SMILEY: I BRING BIZ ATTITUDE TO MAYOR JOB
Mark Smiley likes being mayor of Rochester and plans to seek a third term in 2015.



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Thursday, June 19, 2014
Dancers hit the spotlight
In a regular do-si-do you swing your partner 'round and 'round. But if you're part of a Lily Pearl's dance you not only swing your tractor but you get national attention while doing it.



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Wednesday, June 18, 2014
NM Lady Warriors celebrated
DENVER - The North Miami High School community celebrated and said farewell to its state championship softball team at the high school gymnasium Monday in an assembly full of laughs and autographs.

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Tuesday, June 17, 2014
Wood's 17 Ks lift NM to state title
INDIANAPOLIS - The North Miami softball team reached the pinnacle on Saturday.

They have a Cooley and a Tooley, an Ali and an Ally and a Gabby.

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Monday, June 16, 2014
Death query not done
Investigation into Rochester resident Tony Coleman's May 25 death continues.

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Saturday, June 14, 2014
Play ball
DENVER - During a media session at school Tuesday, the players on the North Miami softball team could seem to agree on two things.

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Friday, June 13, 2014
Youth wrestlers learn from former Olympian
Just before breaking for lunch, Jake Herbert gathers together in the Rochester High School gymnasium 34 saucer-eyed kids.



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Thursday, June 12, 2014
Police: Trucker skimmed from load
Two Kewanna men are accused of stealing metal from the load one of them was hired to transport.

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Wednesday, June 11, 2014
Inmate pleads guilty of beating county jail officer
On Monday, Rochester resident John Wentzel, 24, pleaded guilty of battering a jail officer and possessing an illegal drug lab.

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Tuesday, June 10, 2014
Ray's repair closes
A Pepsi Cola and a few good friends is what 95-year-old Ray Enyart is looking forward to in retirement.

Enyart is taking down his lawn mower repair and service business sign and closing up shop after 50 years.

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Monday, June 9, 2014
Lee: Beer jobs sought
Fulton Economic Development Corp. hopes to attract a California craft brewing company.

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Saturday, June 7, 2014
City patrolman Jason Coleman suspended
Rochester City Police patrolman Jason Coleman, the former chief, is suspended without pay for 10 weeks from the Rochester Police Department.

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Friday, June 6, 2014
Elks gets OK to shoot crows
Crows will be shot at the Elks Lodge golf course.

The Rochester City Council on Tuesday amended city firearm and animal treatment ordinances in response to a request from the Elks.



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Thursday, June 5, 2014
'It's our time to shine'
In their 12th career sectional game, the six seniors on the Rochester baseball team received something they never got after the first 11.

A trophy.

Rochester Sentinel E-Edition.

Wednesday, June 4, 2014
Lake Bruce gets new cable provider
Pulaski White Rural Telephone Cooperative, Buffalo, is the new cable television provider to the Lake Bruce area.

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Tuesday, June 3, 2014
Crows at the Elks
The Elks Lodge asked Rochester officials for permission to shoot crows.

In a Rochester Board of Public Works and Safety meeting Thursday, Jim Scott, of the Elks Lodge, said crows are a nuisance to their golf club. The Rochester City Council scheduled an extra meeting 6 p.m. Tuesday in Rochester City Hall to discuss the issue further.

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Monday, June 2, 2014
Cash back
The Federal Emergency Management Agency changed its mind about reimbursing Fulton County and eight other counties for January's snow emergency expenses.

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Saturday, May 31, 2014
Council allows for paving bill loan
The Rochester City Council on Tuesday gave permission for Mayor Mark Smiley to borrow money from other funds if needed to pay for summer paving work on time.

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Friday, May 30, 2014
Commission wants bigger TIF district
The Rochester Redevelopment Commission has the city's permission to pursue a bigger Tax Incremental Financing district in the city.

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Thursday, May 29, 2014
Andy Shotts is RPD chief
Fifteen-year Rochester Police Department patrolman Andy Shotts was appointed chief of police on Monday.

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Wednesday, May 28, 2014
Man killed in bar
Tony Coleman, 38, Rochester, died Sunday after being attacked in the Leiters Ford Tavern.

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Tuesday, May 27, 2014
Jim Nye joins D.C. memorial
Peru native and Double Purple Heart recipient James Lee Nye will be added to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington D.C. on June 14.

Widower Carol Nye will have the chance to read her husband's name out loud before Jim's name is placed on the memorial.

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Saturday, May 24, 2014
Landfill source of methane
A methane plant is under construction north of County Line Landfill.

The plant is under construction by Landfill Energy Systems, a company based in Novi, Mich., that has partnered with Republic Services, which owns the landfill.



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Friday, May 23, 2014
Boat safety urged by DNR
The Sentinel Report

Indiana Department of Natural Resources conservation officers recently released boating safety tips.

Indiana had 58 open water drownings in 2013, many of which were preventable by wearing a life jacket, the DNR said.

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Thursday, May 22, 2014
Council OKs tax break
Pike Lumber stands to receive a 10-year real property and five-year personal property tax abatement for a planned expansion.

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Wednesday, May 21, 2014
CR 350 North funding sought
Highway Superintendent Rick Ranstead told county commissioners Monday his first estimate for repair of erosion along County Road 350 North is $75,000-$100,000.



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Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Sentinel chiefs awarded annual service honor
William S. and Sarah O. Wilson were named the Fulton County Chamber of Commerce's Community Service Award winners Saturday.

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Monday, May 19, 2014
Cocaine arrest here
Recently, a four-month-long narcotics investigation by the Fulton County Sheriff's Department resulted in the arrest in William J. Lockridge, 58, of 1500 Bancroft St.

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Saturday, May 17, 2014
Fulton gets new marshal
The town of Fulton now has an interim town marshal.

The town board on Tuesday appointed deputy marshal Jim Reason as interim marshal.

He was appointed by the board - Tim Strasser, Maurice Sutton and Erik Henderson - after they unanimously accepted the resignation of Jason Coleman, but did not comment on it.

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Friday, May 16, 2014
Tombaugh leaves historical legacy
Wendell Tombaugh, 99, died Tuesday at Life Care Center.

A former retailer, attorney, Navy sailor and judge, he was most recently known as a historian and book publisher.

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Thursday, May 15, 2014
City pool opening delayed
Rochester City Pool won't open on time this year because the completion date for lining and gutter replacement is moved back.

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Wednesday, May 14, 2014
Murphy's hit lifts Lady Zs
The girl they call "Murph" came through on her home turf.

Karli Murphy drove in the go-ahead run in the bottom of the sixth, and Lexy Holland pitched a five-hitter as the Rochester softball team edged North Miami 2-1 in a nailbiting showdown of the last remaining unbeatens in the Three Rivers Conference at Fansler Field Monday.For the complete story go to: Rochester Sentinel E-Edition.

Tuesday, May 13, 2014
Police on two wheels
When three police officers hit the streets of Rochester soon, they will be pedaling instead of driving.

Rochester Police Chief Jason Coleman, Det. Sgt. Matt Campbell and Cpl. Matt Hipsher are gearing up and about ready to start the city's first bike patrol program.For the complete story go to: Rochester Sentinel E-Edition.

Saturday, May 10, 2014
Welfare fraud alleged
A Delong woman was arrested Monday on a Class C felony charge of welfare fraud.

Court records state she hid being married and buying a house while receiving state benefits for nearly two years.

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Friday, May 9, 2014
Shredder neighbors file suit
A suit filed Wednesday April 30 in Fulton Circuit Court seeks to shut down the car-shredding operation, which has generated complaints of noise, ground vibration and unwelcome dust.

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Thursday, May 8, 2014
Furnivall victor in primary election
Teri Furnivall is the Republican party's Nov. 4 general election candidate for Fulton County Clerk.

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Wednesday, May 7, 2014
FC Courthouse security panel under assembly
Fulton Circuit Judge Christopher Lee is assembling a courthouse security committee.

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Tuesday, May 6, 2014
Vikings beat Zebras
AKRON - If Eric Hammer was the hammer, then the Rochester baseball team was the nail Saturday.

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Monday, May 5, 2014
Tuesday crash claims Rochester resident
Janet Long, 45, 1716 E. Indiana 14, died Thursday from injuries she sustained when her pickup truck hit a box truck head-on on Indiana 25 near County Road 600 South, Fulton County police said.

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Saturday, May 3, 2014
Heyde known across Indiana
Jim Heyde was known far outside of Fulton County for his volunteerism.

The Rochester resident was named Rochester and Lake Manitou Chamber of Commerce's 2000 Community Service Award winner. The following year he received the Indiana Chamber of Commerce's Chairman's Distinguished Service Award. He also was elected director emeritus of the state chamber board that year.

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Friday, May 2, 2014
Valley journalism students earn 7 writing, photo awards
Tippecanoe Valley High School journalism students returned from Ball State University's 59th Annual High School Journalism Day Friday with seven awards.

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Thursday, May 1, 2014
Guilty plea in Leiters death
One of three men accused of shooting to death Leiters Ford resident Wilma Upsall Howard Nov. 22, 2011, pleaded guilty Tuesday in Fulton Superior Court.

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Wednesday, April 30, 2014
Election is May 6
Candidates Dawn Ziemek and Teri Furnivall are running for Fulton County Clerk in the May 6 primary election on the Republican ticket. Their race is the only opposed county-level race in the primary. They do not have Democratic opposition, at this time. Polls are open for primary election voting 6 a.m.-6 p.m. May 6. Here, the candidates answer Sentinel questions.

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Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Tough decision for corn farmers
For Indiana farmers with a lot of acreage to plant, two Purdue Extension agronomists say it's probably time to start planting corn while keeping in mind best agronomic practices.

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Monday, April 28, 2014
Savage appears in court
Heather Elyse Savage, 531 Pontiac St., appeared Tuesday before Fulton Circuit Judge Chris Lee on a formal neglect of a dependent charge.

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Saturday, April 26, 2014
Democratic candidates give pitches
Democratic congressional candidates Dan Morrison and Joe Bock laid out their sales pitches Thursday for the May 6 primary election.

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Friday, April 25, 2014
Pool needs more work
More work is on the horizon for the Rochester City Pool.

Rochester City Council member Burns Becht reported Tuesday the park board has disovered a few more things at the 44-year-old facility that need updated.

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Thursday, April 24, 2014
Half of a tank
Downtown Rochester's skyline looked a bit different Tuesday.

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Wednesday, April 23, 2014
RMS pool roof decking rusted away
Rochester School Board on Monday delayed a vote on whether to contract for

$243,240 more work on Rochester Middle School.

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Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Easter activities
The following Easter activities are slated:

Kewanna egg hunt

Kewanna-Union Township Public Library Easter egg hunt is at noon today at the library, followed by a 12:30 p.m. storytime.

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Saturday, April 19, 2014
A dose of reality
Rochester eighth-graders on Thursday tried their hands at managing a household budget.

They went to The Reality Store at the Fulton County 4-H Fairgrounds. The Purdue University program was shorter than normal, but it was still effective, said Megihann Leininger, a Purdue Extension educator.

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Friday, April 18, 2014
Roads chief: 350N fix is needed
Engineers are to review erosion concerns along River Road today.

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Thursday, April 17, 2014
State school chief here
Indiana Superintendent of Public Instruction Glenda Ritz said Tuesday she's not going to say whether highly debated common core standards are good or bad.

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Wednesday, April 16, 2014
1 race on the county ballot May 6
Fulton County voters go to the polls 6 a.m.-6 p.m. May 6 for a primary election with few races to vote on.

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Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Tour de Max offers 3 routes
This year's Tour de Max bicycle tour through Marshall County starts with registration and check-in 7-9 a.m. May 17 at the Vandalia Train Depot in Culver Park.

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Monday, April 14, 2014
County's health improves
Experts who study the overall health of a community say Fulton County's health ranking has improved in the past five years.

County Health Rankings & Roadmaps is collaboration between Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin's Population Health Institute.

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Saturday, April 12, 2014
UFO sighting?
My bicycling partner and I were riding back to Rochester from a tasty meal at Sloane's in Akron Wednesday night when we saw something that involuntarily stopped our pedaling.

Three lights appeared in the sky, low to the west-southwest. My first thought was a big jet coming in to land. 



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Friday, April 11, 2014
Big crane arrives Friday
It will be Friday before a crane arrives to help take down the downtown Rochester water tower.

The crane was delayed at another job, said Fred Kosinski of Kosinski Demolotion. Wind gusts too high for work were expected today.



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Thursday, April 10, 2014
Contractor starts cutting water tower into pieces
Travis Kosinski climbed the downtown Rochester water tower Tuesday in two minutes, 10 seconds.

Wearing a safety harness and trailing wire rope, he snapped himself onto the railing of the catwalk and took a walk around the top of the tower.

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Wednesday, April 9, 2014
Water tower comes down Wednesday
Rochester's 79-year-old downtown water tower will be dismantled and taken away Wednesday.

Kosinski Demolition, Port Austin, Mich., will do the work. Rochester Water Superintendent Randy Wynn said it will take one, maybe two days, depending upon weather, when the contractors arrive, how late their work and other factors.

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Tuesday, April 8, 2014
SENTINEL Q&A WITH HARRY WEBB DRUGGIST RECOUNTS CHANGES IN INDUSTRY
In this era of big box stores, chain store marketing and pharmacies tucked into grocery stores, Harry Webb stands firm as a locally-owned, independent, small town druggist.



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Monday, April 7, 2014
City pool gets rebuild this spring
When the public visits the Rochester City Pool this summer it will find the 44-year-old facility has been upgraded.

The Rochester Park Board on Friday agreed to a $185,928 replacement of water circulation gutters and the liner.



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Saturday, April 5, 2014
City mulls refilling old water tower
Rochester city officials are considering refilling the 79-year-old downtown water tower.

The tower currently stands empty, waiting to be dismantled by Kosinski Demolition, a subcontractor of Phoenix Fabricators and Erectors.



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