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Horticulture students Paul Baatrup, center, and Breanna Lett, right, present Peabody-Burns High School chemistry teacher Jennifer Svitak with a potted plant from the high school's greenhouse. The students will be making deliveries for Valentine's Day dressed in costumes designed by Ann Leppke.
Marion firefighters douse a blaze in a field that spread from a fire in a ditch on US-56/77.
This solitary bald eagle perched in a tree near Marion Cove at the reservoir Sunday had plenty of company last week. Numerous people reported seeing up to 20 bald eagles congregated on the frozen lake from both the dam and off of Cottonwood Point.
Firefighters battle the smoky remains of a garage Thursday at Marion County Lake.