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After previously failing twice, a referendum to implement a 1% Carroll County Schools Facility Sales Tax is again being presented to citizens on the November ballot. Will you support the user tax?
Yes, I support our schools 100%
Yes, but only if the State of Illinois rescinds the 67% income tax increase
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  • Simon: ‘I can do better job’ than Topinka can

    SAVANNA – Ethics and accountability have been key themes in Lt. Gov. Sheila Simon’s campaign to become the state’s next comptroller. It was no differe ...
    Oct. 3, 2014 - 10:52 pm
  • American Made Wild Cards

    MOUNT CARROLL — Unprecedented. The 2014 American Made Awards received entries from every state, with over 3,000 nominees. Two Mount Carroll businesses ...
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 1:38 pm
  • York competed at AIM

    Carroll County 4-H is proud to announce that 4-H’er Alex York of Lanark competed at the Academics Integrity Marksmanship (AIM) Grand Championships.
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 4:42 pm
  • In Ivy's memory

    MILLEDGEVILLE – Adam Drinkall wishes he could watch his daughter, Ivy Faith, play with her two sisters, Lili, 8, and June, 5.
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 10:17 am
  • R. Richard ZimmermannLANARK – R. Richard Zimmermann, 67, died Sunday, Aug. 3, 2014, near Mount Morri ...
    Aug. 14, 2014 - 2:28 pm
  • News doesn’t change much, so what’s new?

    Every day, we turn on the television and hear about all the wars in the Middle East. Life is bad in the Middle East. Take your pick of Syria, Iraq, Af ...
    Aug. 14, 2014 - 3:23 pm
  • No merit to political attack

    Bob Flider, our state director of agriculture, deserves better.In the past several weeks, there have ...
    Aug. 14, 2014 - 3:15 pm