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Food Pantry offers summer “kid packs”

Posted: Tuesday, Jun 30th, 2015
MENDOTA - Summer break means school age children in the communities of Earlville, LaMoille, Mendota, Meriden, Sublette, Triumph and Troy Grove are home from school. While this means swimming, camping and bicycle rides for many children, other children may be missing two meals a day.
Low-income families may apply and qualify for free or reduced breakfast and lunch through

Gene Novak Memorial Golf Outing donates to OSF Saint Paul

Posted: Tuesday, Jun 30th, 2015
A donation of $6,215.51 was presented to the OSF Saint Paul Medical Center Foundation in memory of Gene Novak. The funds, which are designated to be used in the Oncology/Infusion Room, are proceeds from the 10th Annual Gene Novak Memorial Golf Outing. The event took place at the Mendota Golf Course over Memorial Day Weekend. Presenting the donation were several

Local student awarded $1,500 America’s Farmers Grow Ag Leaders scholarship

Posted: Tuesday, Jun 30th, 2015
WEST BROOKLYN, Kerri Foster of West Brooklyn has been awarded a $1,500 scholarship from America's Farmers Grow Ag Leaders, a new program sponsored by the Monsanto Fund. Foster studies soil science and chemistry at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville with plans to become a soil scientist.
"I am a farmer's daughter and proud of it," said Foster. "I grew up riding

Education Briefs

Posted: Tuesday, Jun 30th, 2015
Shaw graduates from Parkland College
CHAMPAIGN - Ashton Shaw of LaMoille recently graduated from Parkland College in Champaign. Included among Parkland's spring 2015 graduates are those who earned an associate's degree or a certificate.
Parkland College is a fully accredited public community college serving Illinois' third largest community college district.

Monmouth graduates announced
MONMOUTH, Two local students, Lauren

Carl’s Quiz

Posted: Tuesday, Jun 30th, 2015
How long is a fortnight?

The answer to last week's quiz is: The minimum number of musicians a band must have to be considered a "big band" is 10.

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