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Quilts & school kits donated to Lutheran World Relief

Posted: Wednesday, Sep 30th, 2015
MENDOTA - St. John's Lutheran Church in Mendota recently dedicated 248 quilts and 106 school kits, which will be given to Lutheran World Relief. The World Relief organization distributes disaster assistance to people in need all over the world. With the current refugee crisis in Syria along with the recent earthquake in Nepal, these quilts and school kits are greatly

Head Start moves to new Mendota facility

Posted: Wednesday, Sep 30th, 2015
MENDOTA - Head Start held an open house and ribbon cutting ceremony on Sept. 25 at their new location, 104 Fourth St., Mendota. Speaking at the event, Jill Calkins, Head Start director for Tri County Opportunities Council, said this is the 60th anniversary of the federally funded Head Start program, which began in 1965. "This is a great place for

MHS student receives Illini Girls State Award

Posted: Wednesday, Sep 30th, 2015
MENDOTA - Kaylee Althaus, Mendota High School senior and daughter of Don and Kristi Althaus of Sublette, has been named the recipient of the Spirit of Simpson Award by the director of Illini Girls State. Pam Ray, 2015 Illini Girls State director, congratulated Althaus for "embracing the Illini Girls State experience to her fullest potential, dedicating herself to the ideals

Military Briefs

Modified: Wednesday, Sep 30th, 2015
Avila completes leader training
DE KALB - Karina Avila, an Army Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) cadet at Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, has completed a Cadet Troop Leader Training (CTLT) assignment.
She is a 2012 graduate of Mendota High School.

Carl’s Quiz

Posted: Wednesday, Sep 30th, 2015
How old is the oldest documented living parrot?

The answer to last week's quiz is: In a recent survey of parents with adult children, 45 percent of respondents said they would rather stay in a hotel than in the home of one of their kids.

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