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Police arrest suspect in murder - HOOPESTON -- An Indiana man arrested this week is a suspect in the shooting death of a Hoopeston man in March. Hoopeston police, joined by the Vermilion County Sheriff's Department, took Carlos Suerta, 44, of Lafayette, Ind., into custody at 8:15 p.m - Sat, 12 Apr 2014

IKEA Makes First Wind Farm Investment in the United States - IKEA US announced today that it is making its first wind farm investment in the United States with the purchase of Hoopeston Wind in Hoopeston, Illinois. The 98 megawatt wind farm is the largest single ... - Thu, 10 Apr 2014

Man arrested on weapons charges a suspect in Hoopeston shooting - HOOPESTON — A 44-year-old Lafayette, Ind., man who was arrested earlier this week on weapons charges is also a suspect in the March 9 fatal shooting at a Hoopeston motel, according to authorities. Chief Mark Drollinger said police believe Carlos L. Suarez was involved in the death of 40-year-old Bruce L. Eldridge of Hoopeston at the Downtown Motel, though he declined to elaborate. read more - Fri, 11 Apr 2014

Friday's Local Scores - PREP BASEBALL At Hoopeston Westville 16, Hoopeston Area 2 Westville 210 (12)10 0 -- 16 13 1 HA 002 000 0 -- 2 1 3 WP -- Austin Millholland. LP -- Bryce Leigh. Two or more hits -- W: Kyle Brazas, Mark Strebin, Jeffery Thompson, Millholl - Sat, 12 Apr 2014

IKEA purchase of wind farm won't delay construction - HOOPESTON — The purchase of the Hoopeston Wind farm by Swedish furniture retailer IKEA will not delay construction on the 98-megawatt project that's expected to be operational early next year. read more - Sat, 12 Apr 2014

Police make an arrest for March 9th fatal shooting - Hoopeston - Police say they have a suspect in custody, for a March 9th fatal shooting, at the Downtown Hotel in Hoopeston. - Fri, 11 Apr 2014

Hoopeston council hears water project update - Mike Streff, Foth Infrastructure & Environment, LLC, updated city council members Tuesday on the continuing progress of the ground and elevated water storage tank project. - Wed, 16 Apr 2014

Hoopeston group discusses economic development - Economic growth was on the agenda Monday night in Hoopeston as about 50 people gathered at St. Anthony's Parish Hall to discuss an economic development strategy for the city. - Tue, 15 Apr 2014

Local Sports Schedule - TUESDAY Prep Baseball Fountain Central at Seeger, 3:30 p.m. Turkey Run at Covington, 4 p.m. Heritage at Schlarman Academy, 4:30 p.m. Hoopeston Area at Milford, 4:30 p.m. Urbana at Danville, 4:30 p.m. Prep Softball Fountain Central at Seeger, 3:30 p.m - Tue, 22 Apr 2014

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Hoopeston Area school staff to see insurance rates increase - Danville Commercial News - HOOPESTON — Hank Hornbeck, superintendent of Hoopeston Area schools, informed board members Thursday that staff health insurance rates would increase 5.99 percent from the previous year. Health insurance would remain with Health Alliance. - Fri, 18 Apr 2014

Several local families affected by Hoopeston fire - Newsbug.info - Hoopeston Fire Department personnel along with members of neighboring community fire departments battled a fire that consumed a residence in the 700 block of South Fifth Street in Hoopeston. Firefighters were dispatched to the scene of the fire just ...Hoopeston fire heavily damages building - Danville Commercial News - Thu, 27 Mar 2014

IKEA agrees Hoopeston wind acquisition - Project Finance Magazine (subscription) - IKEA agrees Hoopeston wind acquisition. 23 April 2014. Read more: [IKEA]. IKEA has agreed to buy a 98MW wind project in Hoopeston, Illinois. The deal marks IKEA's maiden investment in a US wind project –... Take a free website trial to read this article. - Wed, 23 Apr 2014

Man arrested on weapons charges a suspect in Hoopeston shooting - Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette - HOOPESTON — A 44-year-old Lafayette, Ind., man who was arrested earlier this week on weapons charges is also a suspect in the March 9 fatal shooting at a Hoopeston motel, according to authorities. Chief Mark Drollinger said police believe Carlos L.Police arrest suspect in murder - Danville Commercial NewsPolice make an arrest for March 9th fatal shooting - WAND - Fri, 11 Apr 2014

Hoopeston council hears water project update - Danville Commercial News - HOOPESTON — Mike Streff, Foth Infrastructure & Environment, LLC, updated city council members Tuesday on the continuing progress of the ground and elevated water storage tank project. Work was progressing on the water pipes and filter refurbishment, ... - Wed, 16 Apr 2014

Hoopeston Area takes defeats Shiloh - Newsbug.info - The Hoopeston Area High School Cornjerker baseball team was scheduled to begin their week of play at Oakwood last week. The game was canceled due to the rain. Hoopeston Area then traveled to Shiloh for a non-conference game. The Cornjerkers ... - Thu, 17 Apr 2014

IKEA invests in Hoopeston Wind Project - Newsbug.info - IKEA U.S. announced last week that it purchased the "Hoopeston Wind" project, a 98 megawatt wind farm located in Vermilion County. According to a news release from IKEA US, the purchase marks the "largest single IKEA Group renewable energy ...Ikea just bought a massive wind farm in Illinois to power all of its US stores - Digital TrendsIkea makes first wind farm investment in US - Today's Energy SolutionsIKEA makes first wind farm investment in the USA - Windtech InternationalEnergy Live News -  -Wall Street Journal -  -MarketWatch (blog) - - Tue, 15 Apr 2014

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