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District 289 sells bonds to help fund maintenance projects

Posted: Tuesday, Jan 20th, 2015
MENDOTA - Mendota Elementary District 289 conducted a public bond hearing at its Jan. 15 Board of Education meeting concerning the district's intent to sell $2,895,000 Working Cash Fund bonds.
Superintendent Kristen School started the hearing with a summary of the plans for the money. Most of it, $2.645 million, will go into Working Cash and the remaining $250,000 will

District 280 Board supports Vision 20/20

Modified: Tuesday, Jan 20th, 2015
MENDOTA, Instead of continuously reacting to a steady stream of laws that affect education in Illinois, a new plan called Vision 20/20 has been crafted by educators. Work on the plan began a little over two years ago when a partnership was formed between the Illinois Association of School Administrators, the Illinois Principals Association, the Illinois Association of School Business

CHS, Northern Partners form agreements on grain fertilizer, river terminals at Peru

Posted: Tuesday, Jan 20th, 2015
ST. PAUL, Minn., CHS Inc., North America's leading farmer-owned cooperative and a global energy, grains and foods company, and Northern Partners Cooperative, Mendota, announced that CHS will build a 47,000 ton capacity fertilizer warehouse with product blending capabilities that will be operated by Northern Partners Cooperative. In addition, the two companies will form a joint venture to build and operate

City Council renews health insurance

Posted: Tuesday, Jan 20th, 2015
MENDOTA, The Mendota City Council handled several items of business at its Jan. 19 regular meeting.
During Alderman Bill Hunt's report, he recommended that the city renew its health insurance policy with Blue Cross/Blue Shield, which was approved by the full council. He said the premium will increase by approximately 6.72 percent.
Alderman Hunt also announced that a Finance Committee

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