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Zimmerlein receives Illinois Farm Bureau Eagle Award for Excellence

Posted: Wednesday, Dec 7th, 2016
LA MOILLE - Eleanor Zimmerlein of LaMoille and Dr. Randall Mullin of Geneseo have been awarded the 2016 Illinois Farm Bureau (IFB) Eagle Award for Excellence. The award was presented during IFB's annual meeting held in Chicago Dec. 3-6.
Zimmerlein, a retired farmer, has been actively involved in agriculture and the Illinois Farm Bureau for nearly three decades, serving as

Food pantry donation

Posted: Wednesday, Dec 7th, 2016
Michelle Hansen, administrator of Heritage Health Therapy and Senior Care, center, drops off a donation at the Mendota Area Christian Food Pantry. Heritage Health's month-long food drive in November collected 209 pounds of food, which was donated to the local food pantry. (Photo contributed)

Violinist Rachel Barton Pine to perform with IVSO Dec. 10

Posted: Wednesday, Dec 7th, 2016
LA SALLE, Renowned violinist Rachel Barton Pine will perform the Elgar Violin Concerto with the Illinois Valley Symphony Orchestra on Saturday, Dec. 10. Conducted by Lucia Matos, the 7 p.m. concert will take place at LaSalle-Peru High School, Matthiessen Auditorium.
Described by the Washington Post as a "boundary-defying performer," Pine has been featured on programs including the PBS News

Education Briefs

Posted: Wednesday, Dec 7th, 2016
GREENVILLE, S.C. - Stephen Roth of Mendota has been selected to appear in the 2017 edition of "Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges."
A senior majoring in exercise science at Bob Jones University, Roth is one of a select number of students honored this year for academic achievement, campus leadership, service to the community, and potential for

Carl’s Quiz

Posted: Wednesday, Dec 7th, 2016
The Great Lakes contain what percentage of the world's fresh water?

The answer to last week's quiz is: The median distance Americans live from their mother is 18 miles (that means half live less than 18 miles away and the other half live further than 18 miles). Overall, only 20 percent of us live more than a couple hours'

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