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A man at a police swearing-in ceremony in New Hope, Minnesota, pulled out a gun and shot two officers before several of the many police officers in attendance shot back and killed him. The two officers who were shot are expected to survive. The motive for the shooting is unknown, police said.

Updated Jan 26, 2015 at 11:15 AM

About 100 people gathered in the Bonan Business Center parking lot Friday evening for a candlelight vigil to bring attention to the plight of Kyle Brown, 19, Harrisburg, who remains missing and unaccounted for since Dec. 28.

Updated Jan 26, 2015 at 11:06 AM

The Harrisburg Fire Department got its ladder truck back Friday from a repair facility in Wisconsin.

Updated Jan 26, 2015 at 10:47 AM

The first item of business was a report from Assistant State's Attorney Jason Clark on a meeting with Ferrell Hospital administrators pertaining a claim by the hospital that they are owed back tax money that they overpaid.

Posted Jan 23, 2015 at 9:00 AM

A driver wanted on a warrant for violation of probation was playing bumper cars in the drive-thru line at Taco Bell on Commercial St. Wednesday afternoon.

Posted Jan 23, 2015 at 1:01 AM

Looking for some educational ways to pass the time while you find yourself waiting in lines or taking a break at work? History buffs will find all sorts of apps to feed their curiosity and test their knowledge of moments of history from all over the...

Updated Jan 22, 2015 at 5:53 PM

As of Jan. 1, a new policy on cyber bullying has been in effect for Illinois. Schools are responsible for the policing of any acts of cyber bulling, even if it occurs outside of school.

Updated Jan 22, 2015 at 5:50 PM

Matt Gianforte and Meeyoun Park will be thrilling music lovers this Sunday at the George T. Dennis Visual and Performing Arts Center on the SIC Campus. Their performance is scheduled from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m with an admittance fee of $10 for the public,...

Updated Jan 22, 2015 at 5:47 PM

Harrisburg Police Chief Bob Smith said Thursday that a suspect in the Dec. 28 Harrisburg shooting has been arrested and is being held in Decatur.

Updated Jan 22, 2015 at 11:04 AM

The St. Kateri Tekakwitha Parish has over $5 million in the bank to fund the $6 million dollar construction of the new St. Kateri Catholic Church in Ridgway. The diocese did not contribute to that $5 million. The congregation did.

Updated Jan 22, 2015 at 10:56 AM

The format of a tax referendum question on the ballot, acceptance of final plans for the new soccer concession building and purchase of acoustical tiles for the Middle School band room were the main topics of discussion at Tuesday’s Harrisburg...

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