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Wednesday, November 22, 2017
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Jingle All The Way
Jingle All The Way
The winds had picked up, but the rain was - fortunately - still far off when these runners started the annual Jingle Bell 5K Run during Robinson's Christmas Magic celebration Saturday. The run was sponsored by the Robinson High School Band. (Randy Harrison photo)

Unit 1 discusses football co-op, participation
Despite not being on the agenda Monday, a good portion of Hutsonville Unit 1 school board meeting was spent discussing the condition of the high-school football program it shares with Palestine Unit 3.

Superintendent Julie Kraemer told board members discussions of a co-op in football with Oblong Unit 4 have restarted after Oblong representatives offered an invitation by mail recently to both Palestine and Hutsonville.


Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Veteran's Day is about honoring those men and women who heard the musket fire and bugle call, and were fortunate enough to return home. This year marks the 50th anniversary of heroism a 21-year-old soldier demonstrated while serving in Vietnam which earned him America's most prestigious medal.


Local News

Unit 2 board reviews health/life safety survey
The latest round of health/life safety projects may cost Robinson Unit 2 schools a lot less than 10 years ago.

The preliminary results of the state-mandated 10-year Health/Life Safety Survey were discussed during Monday's Unit 2 school board meeting. Based on architect's estimates, Robinson school may need more than $2.8 million in Life Safety repairs and renovations during the next decade. That is down from $6.5 to $7 million in the 2007 survey.
• Unit 3 board discusses sale of modular building
• Oblong Unit 4 board adopts new tentative tax levy, approves coaches
• CMH helping with helmets
• Claypool Foundation gives $41K to groups

Sports
Scoresheets | High School Sports | College Sports

Five RHS athletes receive All-LIC honors
A handful of Robinson High School athletes were recognized recently for their achievements by being named to one of the All-Little Illini Conference teams in their respective fall sports.

Three Lady Maroons were named to the All-LIC volleyball teams, while a pair of Maroons made the All-LIC football teams.

• Lady Panthers suffer first loss of season at Marshall, 67-43
• Lady Pioneers drop non-conference game at Chrisman, 27-14
• LTC baseball players sign with 4-year schools
• Short-handed Lady Maroons drop non-conference game to Newton, 43-16

Insight & Opinion
Letters to the Editor | Guest Columns | Signs of Life

2014 merger study should have been 'discarded'
Editor:

The article, "Unit 1, 3 residents have their say on consolidation" (Oct. 24 Daily News), gave incorrect information on what I said. It is true that I was on the Committee of Ten in 2002. However, the information I used was from the more recent feasibility study, the one presented in 2014, when I was a member of the Palestine Unit 3 Board of Education.
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• Congratulations on cemetery restoration
• Laswell lesson: Step out of comfort zone
• 'I gotta be me,' unless someone else is

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