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Mendota Elks announces February Teen of the Month

MENDOTA - The Mendota Elks has announced their February Teen of the Month, Abigail Pence.

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Celebrate Earth Day with The Perfectly Flawed Foundation

LA SALLE - Spring is here and there is no better way to cure those winter blues than getting some fresh air and helping spruce up our community. The Perfectly Flawed Foundation will host its 5th Annual Earth Day Cleanup Event on Saturday, April 24 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Check-in will be at the Illinois-Michigan Canal Lock 14 shelter in LaSalle. Those participating in the cleanup should come prepared with long pants, long sleeves, and work gloves.

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‘Looking Out of This World: Space Explorers’ middle school program at LaSalle Public Library

LA SALLE - Registration is now open for “Looking Out of This World: Space Explorers.” Thanks to a generous grant from Project Next Generation, an opportunity offered by Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White, LaSalle Public Library will offer this exciting, hands-on, night sky exploration technology program especially for youth ages 11 through 14.

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U of I Master Gardener program accepting online applicants

OGLESBY - For the University of Illinois Extension Master Gardener program, the last four decades can be measured by the millions of volunteer hours given to help bring horticultural help to communities across the state. This year marks the 46th anniversary of the Illinois Master Gardener program. With over 2,600 volunteers today, Illinois Master Gardeners have given more than 2,309,348 volunteer hours, a value of over $46 million, to the state.

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Learn more about the birds visiting your backyard

LA SALLE - Join the LaSalle Public Library as they virtually host Lisa Sons, Master Naturalist and IDNR Park Interpreter, on Tuesday, April 20 at 6 p.m. Sons will present, “What is Soaring Overhead this Spring?”

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OSF Medical Group - Orthopedics welcomes new providers

OTTAWA - OSF Medical Group - Orthopedics in Ottawa is pleased to be working in collaboration with OrthoIllinois physicians Kenneth Korcek, MD, specializing in hand, wrist, elbow and shoulder and Scott Mox, MD, in hip and knee replacement.

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LaSalle Co. opens COVID-19 vaccination appointments to everyone 16 and older

LA SALLE COUNTY - The LaSalle County Health Department continues to move forward and will expand our clinic availability to include individuals in Phase 2, which focuses on ensuring access to vaccine for all populations 16 years and above. Please note, appointments are still available for those individuals who qualify as Phase 1A, Phase 1B (65 years and older and Frontline Essential Workers) and Phase 1B+ (16-64 years of age with underlying medical conditions).

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Carl’s Quiz 4-7

What actor played the school principal in the 1982 movie “E.T.” only to have his scene cut when Spielberg decided that his presence would be too distracting?

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Mendota Museum and Historical Society to open this weekend with photography exhibit

MENDOTA – The Mendota Museum and Historical Society will open for the season this weekend with a sweeping photographic exhibit and a new executive director.

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Jack Beetz recognized as state FFA Proficiency winner

SPRINGFIELD - Mendota High School senior Jack Beetz was selected as the State FFA Proficiency winner in Diversified Crop Production – Placement.

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Education Briefs 4-7

Mendota student accepted at Palmer College of Chiropractic

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Canal Corridor Association relaunches I&M Canal Bike Share Program

LASALLE - The I&M Canal Bike Share system along the I&M Canal trails has re-opened. Bike stations are located near the canal trails at LaSalle, Morris, Channahon, and Lockport and at the trails at Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie.

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Unofficial election results announced in LaSalle, Lee and Bureau counties

MENDOTA - Area voters had only a handful of contested races to decide in the April 6 Consolidated Election ballot. The unofficial results for the contested races in local communities in LaSalle, Lee and Bureau counties include:

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NCI Works partners presenting at Business Services Forum

OTTAWA - Partners of NCI Works, Illinois Department of Employment Security and BEST, Inc., will host a Business Services Forum on Wednesday, May 15 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at the Reddick Public Library in Ottawa.

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OSF Saint Paul receives national recognition for performance leadership

MENDOTA - OSF HealthCare Saint Paul Medical Center has been recognized by The Chartis Center of Rural Health and the National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health (NOSORH) for overall excellence in outcomes reflecting top quartile performance among all rural hospitals in the nation.

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Free Elks Clinic for children Feb. 7

PERU - Mendota Elks 1212 and Oglesby Elks 2360 lodges in cooperation with the Illinois Elks Children’s Care Corporation will sponsor a free children’s orthopedic assessment clinic on Thursday, Feb. 7.

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CHP celebrates renovation

MENDOTA – Community Health Partnership of Illinois (CHP) hosted an inaugural open house to celebrate the renovation of their Mendota Community Health Center on April 19.

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