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Monsanto plant explosion causes evacuations

By Hailey Kurth | September 28, 2011

Witnesses reported seeing flames more than 100 feet in the air Tuesday after a gas leak/explosion at the Waterman Monsanto plant.At 10:30 a.m., a crew struck an electrical line while digging and electricity jumped to a gas line, causing it to combust,...

DeKalb floods area of Lions park for winter activities

By Zachary brictson | January 23, 2011

DeKALB | Ice skating is again a possibility in DeKalb. The DeKalb Park District flooded an open area of Lions Park for the winter, creating an ice rink located on West Taylor Street. People had been asking about winter activities for the park, said Cindy...

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