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Kilmartin tabbed as parade marshal

Posted: Tuesday, Jul 29th, 2014
MENDOTA - The Mendota Area Chamber of Commerce has chosen former Mendota High School basketball coach Mike Kilmartin as grand marshal of the 2014 Sweet Corn Festival Parade.
"Coach Kilmartin is being honored for his dedication to Mendota High School athletics, his illustrious career as MHS basketball coach and for his well deserved recent induction into the IBCA Hall of

District 289 getting ready for classes

Posted: Tuesday, Jul 29th, 2014
MENDOTA, Registration for Mendota Elementary Schools was held July 28-29 and a school supply drop off night is set for Monday, Aug. 18. Students entering first through eighth grade will be able to find their new classrooms, lockers and drop off all of their supplies to help lighten their load on the first day of school. Drop-off times are from

Sublette launches fundraiser for community building

Posted: Tuesday, Jul 29th, 2014
SUBLETTE, Seventy-five years ago, in 1939, the historic Sublette Community Building was created. Over the years, the building has been the focal point of local activities. It has been used for dances, plays, talent shows, wedding receptions, church socials, meetings and reunions. Many years ago, there was even a bowling alley in the lower level. It

Sweet Corn Queen candidates staying busy

Posted: Tuesday, Jul 29th, 2014
MENDOTA, The 19 young ladies vying for the 2014 Sweet Corn Festival Crown have recently practiced with WALS 102 FM radio personalities "Dog" and "Sweet V." The duo serves as morning hosts on Studstill Media's popular country music station. "Dog" and "Sweet V" will be serving as Pageant MCs for this year's Festival Queen Pageant on Friday, Aug. 8. The

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