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  • Outdoors: Cat Matt has busy week

    Well, here we go again.It’s Thursday evening and we got another humdinger of a rain headed our way. ...
    Aug. 12, 2016 - 11:14 pm
  • SportShorts for Saturday, Aug. 13, 2016

    Bureau Valley will host it's annual Meet the Storm night for fall sports at 6 p.m. on Friday at the high school.
    Aug. 12, 2016 - 11:15 pm
  • Nickersons bring father-son story to Illinois

    In a Lambeau Field tunnel, the dawn and twilight of a father and son's football careers passed each other. Hardy Nickerson, the dad, didn't know it a ...
    Aug. 12, 2016 - 11:14 pm
  • NFL: Without Rodgers, Packers edge Browns

    GREEN BAY, Wis. – Even without Aaron Rodgers and several other key players, the Green Bay Packers started their delayed preseason schedule with a 17-1 ...
    Aug. 12, 2016 - 11:14 pm
  • British Open champ in the mix at Olympic tournament

    RIO DE JANEIRO – British Open champion Henrik Stenson is close enough to think about adding an Olympic gold medal to his silver Claret Jug.
    Aug. 12, 2016 - 11:14 pm
  • Team-building ushers in Clements era

    LANARK – Sometimes a big part of preseason practices involve making banners and going on scavenger hunts.
    Aug. 11, 2016 - 11:40 pm
  • Early success could propel Steamers back to playoffs

    The recent history of Fulton football has seen the Steamers often hovering somewhere near .500. Fulton followed up records of 4-5 and 5-4 in 2012 and ...
    Aug. 11, 2016 - 11:40 pm
  • MLB: Cubs beat Cardinals in 11th with walk-off walk

    Anthony Rizzo drew a bases-loaded walk from Zach Duke with two outs in the 11th inning and the Chicago Cubs beat the St. Louis Cardinals 4-3 on Thursd ...
    Aug. 11, 2016 - 11:36 pm
  • Offense struggled; D forced turnover

    CHICAGO – The Bears’ starting defense gave up a touchdown on its opening drive, and the starting offense got only one first down on three drives, culm ...
    Aug. 11, 2016 - 11:37 pm
  • MLB: Duffy throws complete game in Royals win over White Sox

    Danny Duffy pitched his first complete game to win his eighth straight decision, Cheslor Cuthbert had two hits and drove in a run and the Kansas City ...
    Aug. 11, 2016 - 11:36 pm
  • Johnson in the thick of things after 6-under-par 65

    SILVIS – Zach Johnson made himself right at home in the John Deere Classic – again.From just up the ...
    Aug. 11, 2016 - 11:36 pm
  • Fraser leads a day of firsts for Olympic golf

    RIO DE JANEIRO – On a day of firsts for Olympic golf, Marcus Fraser of Australia had the one that mattered – the first-round lead.
    Aug. 11, 2016 - 11:34 pm
  • Olympics roundup: US women roll to another easy water polo win

    U.S. women’s water polo coach Adam Krikorian shook his head in disgust after an ugly turnover in the third. He put in five new swimmers after China sc ...
    Aug. 11, 2016 - 11:33 pm
  • Olympics: Manuel, Oleksiak tie for gold in 100 freestyle

    RIO DE JANEIRO – Michael Phelps waggled four fingers in the air, recognizing another historic achiev ...
    Aug. 11, 2016 - 11:33 pm
  • Super Simone soars

    RIO DE JANEIRO – Simone Biles and Aly Raisman stood side by side in Rio Olympic Arena, clutching each other while waiting for the inevitable coronatio ...
    Aug. 11, 2016 - 11:33 pm
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