Leader-News - News

March 5, 2014

Auctioneer honored

It might have been a love of auctions his dad nurtured when Lyle Lauf was young.

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With a gathering of concern, panic, and faith, members of the communities of Washburn, Turtle Lake, Mercer and surrounding towns, stepped back from their daily routines to listen and look for information on missing men from their home communities or where relatives of the men lived.

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March 11, 2011 I turned on the TV at a condo in Honolulu, Hawaii and was horrified to see live pictures of a tsunami plowing through Sendai Airport, my airport.

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Some might spell it r-i-v-a-l.

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February 19, 2014

A work in progress

The shell is up.

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When McLean County’s sheriff for 16 years, Don Charging, announced his recent decision to not seek re-election when his term ends this year, he wasn’t shooting from the hip.

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The most pertinent question of the night?

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February 5, 2014

The pantry is open

The need is great – far greater than most realize.

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February 5, 2014

Tackle no longer secret

While Daniel and Peter Olson have become somewhat famous in their home community, their fledgling fishing tackle business is going viral around the world.

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Area real estate sales agents are warming up to the idea that winter, the slower season of selling, will soon be behind them.

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