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This is one of those absurdities that go with tornadoes. The only thing
left untouched in this Williamsville home on Wednesday was this free-standing
metal shelving unit in the basement, where not one jar of home-canned pickles
or tomatoes was harmed. A brick lay on top beside several jars, and bricks
were strewn all around. Everything else was gone. How does that happen?

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Wednesday, Aug. 19:

  • Local disaster declared following storm and tornado damage in Logan County

  • Significant damage hits Logan County, surrounding area

  • Coordinated public transportation update

  • City: Profile of new Lincoln alderwoman
    Stacy Bacon to bring many strengths to the council

  • USAF Airman Adam Volle presents combat flag to Mount Pulaski American Legion

  • Two Lincolnites to call square dances at state fair Saturday

  • Lincoln College-Normal enters agreement to exclusively offer region's professional human resources accreditation

  • Fair brought back memories for LDN food editor -- in Grab Your Fork

  • Quinn hints days numbered for U of I trustees

  • More UI trustees offer to resign

  • Letters:

    • Daughter needs life-sustaining medication

    • ALMH responds with offer of assistance

  • Book Look: 'We Can't All Be Rattlesnakes'

  • Laura on Life: Decision loops

  • LJHS baseball vs. Metcalf

  • West Lincoln-Broadwell baseball

  • AP news

Tuesday, Aug. 18

Monday, Aug. 17

Saturday, Aug. 15

Friday, Aug. 14

Thursday, Aug. 13