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- On Oct. 15, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis announced a Florida Job Growth Grant for the Glades County Regional Training Center. more
OKEECHOBEE – The Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) is taking action against farmers who don’t implement best management practices (BMPs). more
ALTAMONTE SPRINGS, Fla. (AP) — Police in central Florida have arrested the father of a toddler who found a loaded handgun in his “Paw Patrol" backpack and fatally shot his mother while she was on … more
The lineup of artists who will perform at the first-ever Countdown Campout music festival in Okeechobee has been announced. more
OKEECHOBEE – More than half of the tickets for the 2022 Okeechobee Music Festival (OMF) have already been sold, according to a report shared at the Oct. 12 meeting of the Okeechobee County … more
Johnny Crawford III has helped the Clewiston offense power their way to a 4-0 start. more
CLEWISTON — Welcome to the Sunshine State. Well, usually. Seems Mother Nature decided to throw our anglers a little curve on Saturday ... more
Sheriff's office earns state accreditation... more
On Friday, Oct. 8, Lake Okeechobee was at 15.64 feet, and the wet season seemed to be winding down. In his Friday media call, Col. James Booth, commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers … more
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida activist who led a movement to allow most former felons to vote got more civil rights restored under a new state clemency program. Desmond Meade, head of the … more
CLEWISTON- The Clewiston Tigers racked up four touchdowns in the first half in their 31-14 win over the Cypress Lake Panthers on Oct. 8. Only the first half of the game was played before the … more
JACKSONVILLE – If South Floridians are lucky, 2021 might just be an “average” year for Lake Okeechobee water levels. In an average year, the lake would rise slowly during the wet … more
Beef cattle help control invasive species. Ranches provide habitat for native wildlife. more
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The family of a slain college student says a sheriff's deputy dismissed evidence that allowed the man suspected of killing her to drive away two days before he was found dead … more
The Clewiston Tigers are the last undefeated team around the lake. more
The lineup for the 2022 Okeechobee Music & Arts Festival (OMF) lineup has been announced ahead of ticket sales going live on Oct. 7. more
U.S. Sugar kicked off the 90th sugarcane harvest with its newest tradition... more
OKEECHOBEE – Okeechobee County has the highest new COVID-19 positivity rate in the state. more
The SFWMD Water Resources Accountability and Collaboration group reviewed innovative technologies used to control … more
LABELLE — United Way of Hendry and Glades is pleased to announce the co-chairs for the 2021-2022 United Way Campaign. On Oct. 26, more
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