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  1. Ameren Illinois continuing major upgrades to strengthen region's energy delivery networkRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Electric Energy Online

    ... help to restore electric service more quickly, reducing outage time. Investment: $185,000. Project started in April. Ursa: The company storm hardened a six-mile stretch of power lines in Ursa and set 12 new poles. Investment: $160,000. Project ...

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  2. A river runs under it: This family turned a railroad bridge into a homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | Digital Trends

    The old Union Pacific doesn't come by here much anymore. OK, it was the Chicago, Burlington, and Quincy Railroad line, and it doesn't run through Ursa, Illinois, at all anymore.

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  3. Raffle of Rolling Stones Autographed Acoustic GuitarRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | Quincy Journal

    ... orth 24th Street, Quincy, IL. The drawing will be held on Friday, May 29, 2015 at Spirit Knob Winery, 2213 640th Place, Ursa, IL. All proceeds benefit the St. Jude Children's Hospital Benefit. Contact Gail at betazetasorority@gmail.com .

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  4. Somebody Turned an Abandoned Train Bridge Into a...Read the original story

    Saturday May 9 | Popular Mechanics

    We've seen planes , trains , and automobiles turned into cozy living quarters, but a home built onto out-of-use infrastructure is definitely a new one. When Tom and Janelle Shaffer found out they could buy an old railroad bridge in Ursa, Illinois, making it their home seemed the best way to honor the history behind it.

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  5. Missing Ursa fisherman recoveredRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 10 | KHQA-TV Quincy

    Searches with the Quincy Adams County Volunteer Emergency Corps had been searching for 77 year old Ronald Harness of Ursa since Tuesday.

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  6. Ursa man missingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | Quincy Journal

    ... is squared. Search and rescue crews are scouring the area around the Mississippi River just north of Quincy for an Ursa man who went missing Tuesday. Authorities say the 77-year-old man, whose identity has not been released, went fishing around noon ...

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  7. Search is on for missing Ursa fishermanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | KHQA-TV Quincy

    Sgt. Shawn Goodwin said the 77-year-old fisherman went fishing around noon Tuesday and hasn't been seen since. His name isn't being released at this time, but Sgt.

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  8. Pike finishes well at district Pinewood derbyRead the original story

    Apr 3, 2015 | Pike Press

    ... only provide first names, Winners left to right: fourth place Neal D. Pack 59 in Payson, third Cole F. Pack 70 in Ursa, second Brad K. Pack 18 in Pittsfield, first Jeremy 'JT' W. Pack 15 Barry, and grand champion Thorne H. Pack 16 in Pleasant Hill. ...

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  9. Bridge closure near Ursa to reroute Adams County driversRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | KHQA-TV Quincy

    The bridge carrying East 500th Street over Bear Creek in Adams County, Illinois will be closed starting on March 23. The bridge is located about 4 miles southwest of Lima or 4.5 miles northwest of Ursa on the North Bottom Road .

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  10. Everyone safe after rollover near UrsaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2015 | KHQA-TV Quincy

    Adams County EMS, Ursa Fire Department and the Adams County Sheriff's Department responded to a one car crash three miles south of Ursa on Hwy. 96 Friday.

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  11. Corps of engineers moving ranger station to IowaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... ill continue to maintain recreation and day-use areas in the Quincy area, including the Bear Creek Recreation Area near Ursa.

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  12. James ChristianerRead the original story

    Dec 24, 2014 | Pike Press

    Jim was born July 15, 1944 in Pittsfield, the son of Glenn and Alvena Salee Christianer. He married Peggy Colston Jan. 1, 1976 in Ursa Christian Church.

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  13. Unity School Board to vote on school closureRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | KHQA-TV Quincy

    The school board voted unanimously Wednesday night to close Greenfield Elementary School in Ursa at the end of the 2014-15 school year. With Greenfield closed, students and teachers will transfer to Mendon Elementary School and some will go to the middle school.

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