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IVCC to host regional meeting for beef cattle producers, Jan. 25

Posted: Tuesday, Jan 17th, 2017
OGLESBY - Join Travis Meteer, University of Illinois Extension Educator, Commercial Agriculture for a special regional "Beef Cattle Meeting" at Illinois Valley Community College in Oglesby. The dinner meeting will take place on Wednesday, Jan. 25 from 5:30,8:30 p.m. in Room CTC 124 at IVCC.
Topics will be discussed to help beef cattle producers make profit driven decisions.

Stage 212 seeks directors for 2018 season

Posted: Tuesday, Jan 17th, 2017
LA SALLE - Stage 212 in LaSalle is currently seeking submissions from directors for the 2018 season. Next year will mark the organization's 50th anniversary, and they are looking for well-known, highly recognizable shows for the winter, spring, summer and fall slots to commemorate the occasion.
The organization will consider all submissions, including repeats of past shows if they have

Casting call for Stage 212’s “The Hallelujah Girls”

Posted: Tuesday, Jan 17th, 2017
LA SALLE - Auditions for Stage 212's spring production, "The Hallelujah Girls," have been scheduled by director Zoe Peshel. Try-outs will be held at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 4 and at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 5 at the theater, 700 First St., La Salle.
Peshel will cast five women able to play the age of 50, one woman

Education Briefs

Posted: Tuesday, Jan 17th, 2017
Rockford University announces honor students
ROCKFORD - Two local Rockford University students have been recognized for academic achievement during the fall semester.
Alexandra Collins of Earlville received recognition as a distinguished scholar. To qualify for this honor, full-time students must earn a minimum 3.75 GPA with no grades below "C" and complete all requirements for the semester.
Nathan McKee

Carl’s Quiz

Posted: Tuesday, Jan 17th, 2017
Which president was the first to include a poet in his inauguration? Who was the poet?

The answer to last week's quiz is: The Beatles used "love" 613 times in their songs - even though only 12 song titles included that word.

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