Rochester volunteer firefighter Dave Lawson is gaining recognition for getting a family out of their burning home last month.
On Thursday Rochester Fire Chief Tom Butler told the Rochester Board of Public Works and Safety U.S. Rep. Jackie Walorski, R-2nd Dist., will be in Rochester at 10 a.m. Feb. 16 at the fire department to recognize Lawson in person.
The signing of two ordinances designed to regulate the sale of pseudophedrine-related products in Fulton County was met with applause Monday.
"I believe we're making history today, as we'll be the first in the state to do this," Mayor Ted Denton said before signing the city's ordinance. County officials signed a separate, but identical, ordinance.
This might have been the most anticipated girls high school basketball season in The Sentinel area since the 2003-04 season.
After all, both Rochester and Tippecanoe Valley were returning key components from the teams that met in last year's Class 3A semistate. On top of that, it didn't take a genius to see Argos would have a chance of being good too.
Rochester senior guard Becky Malchow showed Northfield Wednesday that the RHS gym is not Payton's place.
It's more like Becky's basketball bastion.
Malchow not only scored 16 of her game-high 22 points in the second half, but she held Northfield senior point guard Payton Thomson scoreless in the second half as the Lady Zs beat the Lady Norse 50-37 in a Class 2A, Sectional 37 quarterfinal.
AKRON - Anne Secrest scored 13 points and grabbed 12 rebounds, and Meredith Brouyette also scored 13 as the Class 3A, No. 4 Tippecanoe Valley girls basketball team routed Wawasee 62-34 in a Sectional 21 quarterfinal at Valley Tuesday
Charles A. Richardson, 65, of Kewanna, died at 9:25 a.m. Tuesday.
Survivors include his children, Crystal Thomas, Charles Richardson, Shane Richardson, all of Kewanna, Andrew Richardson, Missouri; mother Phyllis Barrett, Rochester; sisters Kathy Mounts and Cindy Sue Schaffner, Rochester.
Funeral service is 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Harrison-Metzger-Rans Funeral Home, Kewanna Chapel. Visitation is 5-8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Republican Sen. Rand Paul dropped his 2016 campaign for president Wednesday, eclipsed by other candidates who kept his base of support from growing into a viable force in the crowded 2016 field.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, a fiery conservative loathed by his own party's leaders, swept to victory in Iowa's Republican caucuses Monday, overcoming billionaire Donald Trump and a stronger-than-expected showing by Florida Sen. Marco Rubio. Among Democrats, Bernie Sanders rode a wave of voter enthusiasm to a virtual tie with Hillary Clinton, long considered her party's front-runner.
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - A victorious Ted Cruz and buoyant Marco Rubio emerged from Iowa with compelling claims to the outsider and mainstream mantles in the fractured Republican primary, as the presidential race shifted overnight to New Hampshire. Democrats were girding for a protracted slugfest between Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton, locked in a virtual tie.