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Transfer Academy a Success at IVCC

OGLESBY – Illinois Valley Community College’s Transfer Academy successfully launched this summer at Ottawa Center as students banked college credit while still in high school, the IVCC board learned Thursday. IVCC reports that 22 Transfer Academy students are enrolled this summer at ...Read more

Fearless dog chases bear from neighbor’s yard

WEST MILFORD, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey man is promising to give his neighbor’s dog a steak for chasing a black bear from his backyard. Mark Stinziano tells WABC-TV his home security camera captured what happened Tuesday night when the bruin decided to snack on the bird feeder behind his ...Read more