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January 6, 2014

Residents face bitter cold, ice and snow

MT. VERNON — — An arctic blast hit the region Sunday night and early Monday morning, prompting closings of schools, businesses and some government offices.

First responders are urging residents to stay indoors and off the streets and roads. Electric providers are working to keep power going to rural residents. The Register-News will post online any upcoming cancellations as we receive them. Check in throughout the day for additional stories on the winter storm.

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    Mrs. Harlan's seventh grade students at Opdyke-Belle Rive Grade School displayed their projects at in the gymnasium of the OBR during the science fair on Wednesday. The students participated in the fair as part of their science grade. Students and staff were encouraged check out each display and ask questions about the experiments. Some of the projects included conducting electricity from lemons, bubble gum flavors that lasted the longest and which soil grew soy beans the best.

    In the name of science

    Mrs. Harlan's seventh grade students at Opdyke-Belle Rive Grade School displayed their projects at in the gymnasium of the OBR during the science fair on Wednesday. The students participated in the fair as part of their science  grade. Students and staff were encouraged check out each display and ask questions about the experiments. Some of the projects included conducting electricity from lemons, bubble gum flavors that lasted the longest and which soil grew soy beans the best.

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