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Council OKs new tax levy

Posted: Tuesday, Dec 16th, 2014
MENDOTA, The Mendota City Council approved the tax levy for the new year at its Dec. 15 regular meeting.
The ordinance levies taxes for all corporate purposes for the city of Mendota for the fiscal year commencing on May 1, 2015 and ending on April 30, 2016. The total levy request is $1,544,779, which is an approximate 5 percent increase

MHS juniors are off the hook for PARCC testing

Posted: Tuesday, Dec 16th, 2014
MENDOTA, Mendota High School juniors have been given a reprieve from taking the PARCC test next spring. MHS Principal Denise Aughenbaugh explained that originally, the state said all juniors would be required to take the PARCC test while the ACT would be an optional test for the class. Then, during the first week of December, Aughenbaugh received an e-mail from

Local churches plan holiday "Church Walk"

Posted: Tuesday, Dec 16th, 2014
MENDOTA, Five Mendota churches will open their doors and share their unique holiday décor with the public during the area's first ever "Church Walk" on Sunday, Dec. 28. The public is invited to attend this free holiday event for an up-close look at the way each church has been decorated for the holidays. Participating churches include First United Methodist Church,

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