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State of emergency

State of emergency

County declares local state of emergency, seeks governor’s deceleration for flood assistance LAKE COUNTY – Due to already swelled rivers from this year’s large snowmelt and rainfall from Saturday’s storm, Lake County has been placed under a local state of emergency due to flooding. On Wednesday, Lake County Emergency Management Director Michael Applewhite said he […]

DRAFT PICKS: Ora et Labora

DRAFT PICKS: Ora et Labora

For more than 1,500 years, some of the best quality beer (generally ale) has been brewed in monasteries throughout Europe, (and later, to a limited degree, in the U.S. as well). Monks have long brewed beer for a number of very good reasons. First, a good strong ale covered up, and even neutralized, the taste […]

BCS announces April Students of the Month

BCS announces April Students of the Month

MODEL STUDENTS: During Tuesday’s regular meeting of the Baldwin Community Schools Board of Education, the April Students of the Month were recognized. Pictured are (from left to right) BCS Superintendent Stiles Simmons; third-grader Gabriel VanderGeld, upper elementary school student of the month; first-grader Mallory Miller, lower elementary school student of the month; eighth-grader Riley Drilling, […]

Historical society hosts WWI program

Historical society hosts WWI program

BALDWIN — A program on the emotional causes and responses to World War I, titled “Nightmares in the Fields of Glory,” was recently presented at the Lake County Historical Society’s museum. Presented by Cappy Fishbach and sponsored by the society and Pathfinder Community Library, the program began with a summary of how and why the […]

Trial court

The following action was taken in regards to a DNR offense during April 2014: Jesse Lee Jones, of LeRoy, pleaded no contest to a charge of fishing in a closed stream. The defendant was sentenced to fines and costs of $230. The following actions were taken in Lake County Trial Court the week ending April […]