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The city of Benton, Illinois has a population of 6880 and ranked #256 by population in the state. Benton has 3270 households and a total area of 5.35 sq. miles w/ a population density of 1286 people per sq. mile and approx. 2.1 people per household. Data according to 2000 census.

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Benton duo second at Bassmaster - The Southern - Dailus Richardson and Trevor McKinney of Benton placed second in the inaugural Bassmaster High School Championship held July 17-19 at Kentucky Lake. The duo held the lead in the first two days of the event, but dropped to second as the result of a ... - Fri, 25 Jul 2014

Four cases of Q Fever believed to be in Linn, Benton counties - Albany Democrat Herald (blog) - Four cases of acute Q Fever have been identified in Linn and Benton counties since May, according to Frank Moore, Linn County Public Health director. In Linn County, the infection appears to be in the Harrisburg area. In each county, one case is ... - Thu, 24 Jul 2014

Benton's Wyatt moves into top 15 in David Toms Foundation tourney - Bossier Press-Tribune Online - Benton High senior Jacob Wyatt shot a 3-under 69 in the second round of the American Junior Golf Association David Toms Foundation Shreveport Junior golf tournament Wednesday at Southern Trace Country, moving into a tie for 15th. Wyatt improved his ... - Fri, 25 Jul 2014

County could apply for new enterprise zone - Benton Evening News - Benton, West City and West Frankfort mayors were at the table during Tuesday's Benton-Franklin County Enterprise Zone meeting to discuss the formation of an expanded zone. Franklin County Board Chairman Randall Crocker said it is his understanding ... - Fri, 25 Jul 2014

Benton Harbor Heritage Hike will take people through historic do - Fox 28 ... - Fox 28 - BENTON HARBOR - There's a lot of history in Benton Harbor and you can see it all on a Benton Harbor Heritage Hike. For two consecutive Fridays, July 25 or August 8, a guided walking tour will take people through historic downtown Benton Harbor. - Thu, 24 Jul 2014

Benton Harbor woman says renters need more protection - ABC 57 News - BENTON HARBOR, Mich. -- Marnisha Brumfield rents a house on East Britain in Benton Harbor. She says, since March, the mold in her house has gotten out of control. Brumfield says her couch is soaked, and her bed is damp, but there are not any visible ... - Fri, 25 Jul 2014

Benton Harbor Commissioner holding landlords accountable - ABC 57 News - In April, an ordinance was put in place that requires all landlords to register their properties with the city, so Benton Harbor can keep track of who owns what; but Commissioner Donald says now, the city needs to find a way to hold the landlords ... - Fri, 25 Jul 2014

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Dianna Boyer - To all my peeps in North Bossier and Benton...... I can feel ya staring at me! Hope your power comes back on soon!!! - 0 Likes

Melissa Mayfield - Great night at the drive-in with friends and family :) with Penny Valmont, LeAnn-Mark Curtice, and Marilyn Benton - 0 Likes

Anthony Nikki Benton - Well im so very sad tonight. Tj will w training for truy driving school starting sunday and has to go tomorrow night to ride to Arkansas. I know its for the best and for our future and life together and the kids. Im gonna miss him every second of every day an... - 0 Likes

Shelli Cameron - Al Stephens is this what you seen ??? - 0 Likes

John Paulsrud - Love this story and the faithfulness of dogs! - 0 Likes

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Nkemba Nduna Vezi - *Gone....Brook Benton *Show Goes On..Bruce Hornsby And The Range *Out Of Reach Of My Two Empty Arms These songs remind me of my late mom...You may be gone but not forgotten - 0 Likes

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Karen Tissington - 50 years ago today my mum and dad said their vows at the Long Benton Methodist Church Newcastle upon Tyne, A very happy Golden Wedding Anniversay mum and dad XXXX - 0 Likes

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The Gathering: Collected Oral Histories of the Irish in Montana - Great post. One thing should be noted - there is some debate about the death of Thomas Francis Meagher in Fort Benton, Montana. Some say he was drunk and passed out - falling overboard the boat he was on in Fort Benton - causing him to fall in the River and dr... - 0 Likes

Vinton Today - Congratulations to the new Queen and Princess! http://www.vintoniowa.org/articles/News/article1012879.html - 0 Likes

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