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  • Eagle Scout beautifies his church

    Morrison Eagle Scout candidate Drew Screnock chose a community service project that is visible to everyone. Drive around the corner of Breth ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 2:31 pm
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  • Let Us Decide

    It was an email, sent by a student from Oquawka, which brought into focus an on-going issue that could affect Illinois food consumers.    Oq ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 9:09 am
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  • Local fire departments join effort to promote prevention

    LANARK – Area fire departments held open houses Saturday, to underscore National Fire Protection Association initiatives as National Fire Pr ...
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 9:46 am
  • Lanark Hometown Days, EPC Homecoming Week

    LANARK – It’s a busy, fun-filled week of Homecoming events coming up at Lanark and Pearl City high schools, and the communities are pitching ...
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 9:47 am

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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