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Ag Expo celebrates 10 years of teaching agriculture

Posted: Monday, Apr 25th, 2016
AMBOY, Soils, semis, sheep and swine were just a few topics covered by presenters at the 10th Anniversary Ag Expo, April 22 at the Lee County 4-H Center and Fairgrounds. More than 300 fifth grade students gathered to learn how agriculture brings food, fuel and fiber into their homes through discussion of science, technology and careers. Attending schools included: Amboy,

Lack of state budget looms over District 289

Posted: Monday, Apr 25th, 2016
MENDOTA, Mendota Elementary District 289 is anticipating dire financial struggles for the upcoming 2016-2017 school year. At the April 21 board of education meeting, Kristen School, superintendent, continued to advise the board of the potential lack of funds for the district. Currently, the state owes the district $368,685, but that could pale in comparison if the state does not pass

Sousa, Becker awards given at MHS

Posted: Monday, Apr 25th, 2016
MENDOTA - The John Philip Sousa Award is the highest honor given in instrumental music at Mendota High School. The recipient of this award was chosen by his peers. Senior band student Liam Bogle was recognized for outstanding achievement and interest in instrumental music, for loyalty and cooperation, and for generally displaying the high qualities of conduct that school instrumental

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