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A trail ride turned into a nightmare for a husband and wife. A trail ride turned into a nightmare for a husband and wife.
These troops received a big welcome home today. These troops received a big welcome home today.
Does the Boom Cube work? Watch Heartland News tonight at 10! Does the Boom Cube work? Watch Heartland News tonight at 10!

An Illinois couple has quite the story to tell after a terrifying horseback riding experience over the weekend. They, along with many others, believe divine intervention played a role in their dramatic rescue.

Hundreds of people welcomed home around 130 soldiers based in Sparta, Ill. today. The Sparta-based 661st Engineer Company who served in Afghanistan for about 10 months returned home today. Arnold Wyrick was there for the joyful reunions.

Two people are safe, but their home is a total loss after an early morning house fire sparked by lightning.

Southeast Missouri health departments warn people to be aware of a possible E. coli outbreak.

The Illinois Department of Public Health is warning residents to not eat Trader Joe's Creamy Salted Valencia Peanut Butter or peanut butter and other products that has nuts and seeds from Sunland, Inc.

A Missouri Supreme Court case allows Missourians to spend less on sales tax on cars, trucks, and boats in other states.

Dozens of breast cancer survivors helped kick off the Pink-up Cape celebration. 

Blast the sound with a 2x2 speaker called the Boom Cube, but Does it Work? Lauren Keith tests it out in tonight's Does it Work test!

Join us tonight for Heartland News at 9 and 10!

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