It was fun and festive evening the Art Affair at Lincoln Elementary School Friday. There were lots of activities, food, drinks and a chance for selfies with the jolly fat man himself. Alexis Inboden made sure to get hers in. (Aaron Teska photo)
Despite the rain, 40 people still participated in the 10th Annual Oblong Spooktacular 5K Saturday. Nearly 100 registered men, women, and children were poised and ready for the event, but the number who crossed the finish line was much smaller, chiefly due to the continual rain. Those who did finish ranged in age from 7 to 76.
A plan to use solar panels to power Lincoln Trail College may not only save Illinois Eastern Community Colleges money, it could help train students to work in a growing technological field. First, however, LTC must be approved for participation in a state program that will drastically cut the net cost of the project. The IECC board of trustees this week...
A local business suffered thousands of dollars in damage in a fire Friday. Trimble Industries pallet factory on Illinois Route 1A north of Robinson was destroyed by the blaze reported shortly after noon, Robinson Fire Chief Travis Miller said. No one was injured but Miller estimated the loss at $100,000. The cause is unknown, but employees said they first...
The Hutsonville Village Board Tuesday night heard several reports on infrastructure problems, accepted a resignation and promoted a part-time police officer.
Aging sewer pipes clogged on the northeast side of town last week. According to Rob Plew, the old clay tile sewer pipe is full of sediment. Extra effort to jet out the line was needed and other work is scheduled as weather permits. Plew said that particular line is under water several months of the year, which adds to the problem of dirt seeping in.
Today is Veterans Day. Sadly, some individuals simply consider it as just a day off work, never giving a thought as to the sacrifice associated with it. For those of us who realize the true meaning of this national holiday, we recognize it as a day of reflection and appreciation for our current and previous military veterans―some of whom have paid the ultimate sacrifice with their very lives.