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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,...

Pumpkin farms offer Halloween fun this season

By Allyson Martin | October 19, 2010

Pumpkin farms in the DeKalb area are offering a variety of fall activities. Many of the places people can pick pumpkins will be familiar to those who are familiar with apple orchards because the same orchards sometimes grow both crops. Pumpkin pickers...

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