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Why we remember Pearl Harbor

Posted: Tuesday, Dec 6th, 2016
"Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it." , George Santayana, 1905
The United States was not at war when Pearl Harbor was attacked on Dec. 7, 1941. The surprise attack by the Japanese took just 90 minutes. In that short period of time, a total of 2,403 Americans died and 1,178 were wounded. This included sailors,

Winter makes a rousing appearance

Posted: Tuesday, Dec 6th, 2016
MENDOTA, November 2016 was the fifth warmest November on record of Illinois, according to Illinois State Climatologist, Jim Angel, Illinois State Water Survey, University of Illinois.
The statewide average temperature in November was 47.4 degrees, 4.9 degrees above normal. The warmest November in Illinois was in 2001 with an average of 49.9 degrees.
This year had the second warmest fall

Council amends cannabis ordinance

Posted: Tuesday, Dec 6th, 2016
MENDOTA, The Mendota City Council amended the city's ordinance regarding cannabis possession at its Dec. 5 regular meeting.
Effective July 29, 2016, the state amended the Cannabis Control Act, decriminalizing the possession of small amounts of marijuana, and the Drug Paraphernalia Control Act, decriminalizing the possession of paraphernalia in connection with the former. Specifically, these acts were changed making the

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