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MHS students & staff stand together against cancer

Modified: Wednesday, Nov 12th, 2014
MENDOTA - Mendota High School students and staff observed a voluntary Breast Cancer Awareness day on Oct. 29. The event was held under the service-leadership of MHS Student Council advisor Adrianne Espinoza and faculty members who are also team captains with the American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Upper Illinois Valley.
MHS faculty made donations and enjoyed a

Military Briefs

Posted: Wednesday, Nov 12th, 2014
SAN DIEGO, Calif., Petty Officer Third Class Zachary A. Meyers of the U.S. Navy has been awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal by the Secretary of the Navy. The award was presented for professional achievement in the superior performance of his duties while serving as general duty corpsman, 12th Marine Regiment, 3D Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force,

Education Briefs

Posted: Wednesday, Nov 12th, 2014
ATLANTA, Ga. - The National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS) recently announced that Mendota High School student Kevin Schulze has been selected to become a member of the esteemed organization. The Society recognizes top scholars who have demonstrated outstanding leadership, scholarship and community commitment. The announcement was made by NSHSS founder and chairman Claes Nobel, a senior member of

LaSalle Co. seeking comments on the future of county parks

Posted: Wednesday, Nov 12th, 2014
OTTAWA - LaSalle County will host a public open house at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 19 at the LaSalle County Governmental Complex to take comments on LaSalle County's parks. The North Central Illinois Council of Governments (NCICG) will facilitate the meeting, which will be centered on creating development goals for the La Salle County Parks Plan.

Carl’s Quiz

Posted: Wednesday, Nov 12th, 2014
How many shipwrecks are estimated to lie on the ocean floor?

The answer to last week's quiz is: Arkansas is home to the only diamond mine in North America.

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