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Friday, November 16, 2018
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A winter weather advisory is in effect from 6 p.m. Wednesday until 6 p.m. Thursday. Snow accumulations of 3 to 5 inches and some ice accumulations are expected.

Centennial Salute
Centennial Salute
Honor Guard members from the Robinson VFW 4549 fired a 21 gun salute and played Taps in honor to close the Veteran's Day service at the Robinson American Legion Post 69 Monday. Sunday marked the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Armistice that ended World War I at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month, 1918. (Tom Compton photo)

Santa arrives Friday at fest
Santa makes his first Crawford County appearance Friday evening in Robinson, as the Christmas Magic Festival kicks off the holiday season.

The festival kicks off Friday evening starting at 4. There will be decorated booths with food, games, drinks, face painting, bonfires, and Christmas merchandise for early shopping.


Friday, November 16, 2018

The Village of Hutsonville Tuesday night recognized its new police officer, discussed increased water rates and heard reports on nuisance properties. Julie Kraemer has been officially recognized by the Village of Hutsonville as a part-time police officer. Kraemer, who is the Hutsonville School District superintendent, recently graduated second in her class...


Local News

N. Lincoln culvert work could start after Thanksgiving
The Robinson City Council settled some old business Tuesday.

City Engineer Jeff Hillard announced that plans for the placement of a new culvert on North Lincoln are moving forward.

"The North Lincoln culvert was delivered today (Tuesday), and the plan is to start the project the Monday after Thanksgiving," Hillard said.
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• Shimkus, Miller win overwhelmingly
• Veterans Day observances scheduled in county

Sports
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Seven make All-Conference volleyball teams
Just over a half-dozen volleyball players from Crawford County were recognized for their play on the court this past season by being named to their respective All-Conference teams recently.

Robinson had four players chosen to the All-Little Illini Conference teams, while Hutsonville-Palestine had two named to the All-Little Okaw Valley Southeast Division teams and Oblong had one representative.

• RHS XC boys finish sixth at state meet
• Statesmen win pair of games at Olney
• Lady Statesmen win two of three to start season
• Lady Statesmen fall to Parkland in three sets in district title match

Insight & Opinion
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What's important, post-election? Law and rights
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• Politics messy, so free press is crucial
• Reminder: Our policy on pre-election content
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