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  1. Massive Fire Destroys a Makanda HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 5 | WSIL

    It was a three story home, more than 10,000 square feet, the gem of the Stone creek golf course subdivision. Now it sits in a smoldering heap.

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  2. Crews fighting large house fire near Makanda, ILRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 3 | KFVS12

    Multiple crews are currently fighting a large house fire near Stone Creek Golf Club near Makanda, according to the Union County Sheriff's Office. Our crew on the scene says the fire marshal is being called to the scene at 136 Stone Lake Drive.

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  3. Crews fighting large house fire near Makanda, ILRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 31 | KFVS12

    Multiple crews are currently fighting a large house fire near Stone Creek Golf Club near Makanda, according to the Union County Sheriff's Office. Our crew on the scene says the fire marshal is being called to the scene at 136 Stone Lake Drive.

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  4. Carbondale Man Sentenced To 30 Years For Home InvasionRead the original story

    Friday Oct 31 | Magic 95.1

    ... an apartment building on Railroad and Third Streets around 7 p.m. Wenesday. One person died and Continue Reading>> Makanda, Ill. - Authorities are investigating a fatal car wreck in Jackson County. The Jackson County Sheriff's office says ...

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  5. Makanda Man Dies In Car WreckRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 30 | Magic 95.1

    The Jackson County Sheriff's office says 67-year-old Marek Szary died in the single-vehicle crash around 1 p.m. Wednesday. The sheriff's office says Szary was extricated from the vehicle on U.S. 51, about a half mile north of Makanda Road.

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  6. Authorities Investigate Fatal Apartment FireRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 30 | Magic 95.1

    ... an apartment building on Railroad and Third Streets around 7 p.m. Wenesday. One person died and Continue Reading>> Makanda, Ill. - Authorities are investigating a fatal car wreck in Jackson County. The Jackson County Sheriff's office says ...

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  7. Deadly crash on U.S. Hwy. 51 near Makanda Rd. under investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | KFVS12

    The Jackson County Sheriff's Office is investigating a deadly crash on U.S. Highway 51 around 12:42 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 29. According to the sheriff's office, they received a call about a single vehicle crash on Hwy. 51 about a half-mile north of Makanda Road.

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  8. Cape Girardeau: Follow 'Gone Girl' to Three Motels Featured in the MovieRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2014 | Jaunted

    ... next door for a hearty breakfast. The cast and crew spent more than a week at the Giant City State Park Lodge in Makanda, IL , using the grounds to fill in for Amy's stay at a Missouri Ozarks campground. The lodge also serves breakfast, lunch, and ...

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  9. In southern Illinois, Makanda and Jonesboro are for the birds, well bird loversRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... to bald eagles to Canadian geese, there's a bird or two for every bird lover. Vulture Fest is an annual event in Makanda Illinois. Situated next to Giant City State Park, Makanda is an artsy little community tucked into an out-of-the-way corner of ...

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  10. Man stops traffic on I-57, gets hit by carRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2014 | KFVS12

    The extent of the injuries is unknown after a hiker fell from a cliff at Giant City State Park.Emergency crews in Jackson County were called to the park in Makanda around 4:30 p.m. Saturday.A witness told deputies the girl had fallen approximately 15 to 20 feet from a cliff near the Stone Fort trail head.An ambulance rushed the juvenile hiker to a local hospital.The Jackson County Sheriff's Office, Jackson County Ambulance Service and Makanda Township Fire Department assisted with the rescue.... The extent of the injuries is unknown after a hiker fell from a cliff at Giant City State Park.Emergency crews in Jackson County were called to the park in Makanda around 4:30 p.m. Saturday.A witness told deputies the girl had fallen approximately 15 to 20 feet from a cliff near the Stone Fort trail head.An ambulance rushed the juvenile hiker to a local hospital.The Jackson County Sheriff's ... (more)

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  11. Giant City Stone Fort Site, Courtesy: Wikimedia CommonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2014 | KFVS12

    ... a hiker fell from a cliff at Giant City State Park.Emergency crews in Jackson County were called to the park in Makanda around 4:30 p.m. Saturday.A witness told deputies the girl had fallen approximately 15 to 20 feet from a cliff near the Stone ...

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  12. Makanda Accident Victim NamedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2014 | WSIL

    Corey Lee Warren, 26, of Marion has been identified by Jackson County Coroner, Dr. Thomas Kupferer, as the victim of a vehicle accident Tuesday on Cedar Creek Road.

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  13. SIU employee killed in vehicle fire near MakandaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2014 | KFVS12

    According to the Jackson County Sheriff's Office, they received the report of a burned vehicle found down an embankment off of Cedar Creed Road, about a half-mile west of Union Hill Road, in rural Makanda at about 11 a.m. on Tuesday, June 10. They say the preliminary investigation showed that the driver of a 2012 Dodge minivan, going westbound on ... (more)

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  14. Makanda Woman Finds Burned Vehicle with Body InsideRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2014 | WSIL

    Police have yet to release any new information about a deadly accident in Makanda.

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    Jun 11, 2014 | WJPF-AM Carterville

    The Jackson County Sheriff's office says a burned minivan was found around 11 a.m. Tuesday down an embankment off Cedar Creek Road in rural Makanda.

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  16. Authorities investigating burned vehicle near MakandaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2014 | KFVS12

    According to the Jackson County Sheriff's Office, they received the report of a burned vehicle found down an embankment off of Cedar Creed Road, about a half-mile west of Union Hill Road, in rural Makanda at about 11 a.m. on Tuesday.

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  17. Illinois gears up for same-sex marriagesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2014 | SFGate

    ... Brunhorst, right, and her partner Chelsea Baker stand together on the day they exchanged wedding vows in in Makanda, Ill., months before the state recognized same-sex marriages. That all changes Sunday, June 1, 2014 when all Illinois' counties must ...

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  18. Clerks Prep for Illinois Gay Marriage RolloutRead the original story

    May 30, 2014 | EDGE

    In this Nov. 15, 2013 photo provided by Sabra Blumhorst, Brunhorst, right, and her partner Chelsea Baker pose on the day they exchanged wedding vows in in Makanda, Ill., months before the state recognized same-sex marriages.

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  19. Gay marriage becomes focus of governor's raceRead the original story

    Jun 2, 2014 | Daily Chronicle

    In this Nov. 15 photo provided by Sabra Blumhorst, Brunhorst, left, and her partner Chelsea Baker stand together on the day they exchanged wedding vows in in Makanda, Ill., months before the state recognized same-sex marriages.

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  20. Gay marriage begins in Ill. after staggered startRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2014 | Daily Chronicle

    In this Nov. 15, 2013 photo provided by Sabra Blumhorst, Brunhorst, right, and her partner Chelsea Baker stand together on the day they exchanged wedding vows in in Makanda, Ill., months before the state recognized same-sex marriages.

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