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Monday, October 15, 2018
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Cooking Cops
Cooking Cops
Local law enforcement was on the case Saturday morning, frying up sausage and pancakes for the early arrivals at the Heath Harvest Festival. (Tom Compton photo)

Everything 'well in place' in Robinson audit
Robinson's finances are in good order, according to its latest audit.

The Robinson City Council was informed Tuesday that the city's annual audit was good. Aldermen also agreed to buy some new tools and equipment for the street department during their meeting.


Friday, October 12, 2018

A Robinson High School alumnus has returned to his hometown with a surprising - and artistic - donation for local schools. Wynn Ritch, RHS Class of 1963, presented Robinson Unit 2 Superintendent Josh Quick, RHS principal Victoria McDonald and Lincoln Elementary School principal Kathy Bemont with three prints of classic Saturday Evening Post covers signed by...


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Oblong allows more vehicles, shuts down solicitors
The residents of Oblong can now ride their UTVs and side-by-side vehicles, and should no longer be bothered by unwanted door-to-door solicitors.

The Oblong Village Board approved changes to two ordinances during Wednesday night's meeting. The first change includes side-by-sides and UTV vehicles to the golf-cart neighborhood vehicle ordinance. If a vehicle meets the requirements and a fee is paid, a permit can be issued to drive the carts around town.
• Mental-health agency shutting down in area
• Area nursing home closing 1 of 2 facilities
• LTC spring comedy cast announced
• 19 parcels, 43 trailers in county tax sale

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Lady Statesmen lose at Lewis & Clark in three sets
Struggles continued for Lincoln Trail College's volleyball team Tuesday (Oct. 9), as the Lady Statesmen lost in three sets at Lewis & Clark Community College, 18-25, 19-25, 21-25, for their fifth straight defeat.

"We have clearly been in a slump these past few games," LTC head coach Dana Goodwin said. "The girls have a lot to focus on, especially going into four games this weekend. The team morale has been off and when we can't work together, we get negative results."

• Robinson XC boys win Little Illini title
• Lady Tigers down Martinsville in two
• Lady Panthers lose to Heritage in two sets in LOVC SE Division match
• Robinson girls' tennis drops match at Olney, 8-1

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As has been the case for the past several election seasons, in the month before the Nov. 6 election, the Daily News is restricting political content on its news pages.

Readers are reminded that our policy on letters to the editor applies to all content - we can't allow material that supports or opposes one candidate or party over another, or that could be interpreted to do so.
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• Supporting proposed county gun-rights action
• Reminder: There's more to life than politics

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