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MC's Erika Buckley Helps International Students Grow

Adjusting to college is always tough. Now, just imagine traveling overseas to attend a college in a city you’ve never explored before. Erika Buckley, Director for International Student Services at Monmouth College, does her best to help international students acclimate themselves to both the school and their new hometown. “Our goal is inclusion, growth, and…
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Toland Previews Adaptive Grazing Event

Local farmers have a unique opportunity to hear from one of the top forage grazing experts in the country next week. Dr. Allen Williams will visit Toland’s River Oak Ranch on Tuesday, Aug. 29th at 5:00 p.m. to explain adaptive grazing, it’s benefits, and how to maximize profits. Trevor Toland, former Illinois Beef Association President…
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City Employees Discuss Latest Monmouth News

A trio of city employees stopped by to discuss current events and issues involving Monmouth; City Administrator Lew Steinbrecher, Mayor Rod Davies, and Police Chief Joe Switzer. Steinbrecher discussed Monday night’s City Council meeting, where an agreement was reached to allow the Fire Union to store an antique fire truck at the city’s north fire…
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Chad Braatz Talks Waste Management in Monmouth

Chad Braatz, Sustainability Coordinator for the City of Monmouth, gave a breakdown of how much waste goes through the city’s transfer station, and why it’s important to be mindful of the trash you’re producing. Monmouth has approximately 3,200 homes. The city picks up between 8.5 to 10.2 tons of trash from around 640 homes per…
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Monmouth College Prepping for 2017

Monmouth College is preparing for yet another school year. President Clarence Wyatt and Vice President Duane Bonifer are optimistic about the growth of the college, and believe that geographical diversity leads to a better educational experience. “We have 327 new students coming to us from 32 states and 34 countries,” Wyatt said. “When I first…
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Monmouth College Prepping for 2017

  Monmouth College is preparing for yet another school year. President Clarence Wyatt and Vice President Duane Bonifer are optimistic about the growth of the college, and believe that geographical diversity leads to a better educational experience. “We have 327 new students coming to us from 32 states and 34 countries,” Wyatt said. “When I…
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Jamieson Center's Mowen Excited for New Learning Center

The Jamieson Community Center in Monmouth will be opening a new learning center at their location later this year. Nancy Mowen, the Jamieson Center’s Director, talked about how the move will help area children. “We will have some technology in place that we’ll be using, but we’re going to be doing a lot of hands-on,”…
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Roseville Community Center Homecoming

The Roseville Community Center will hold it’s “Homecoming,” an annual fundraiser for the Center, this Saturday, Aug. 19th, starting at 8:00 a.m. The event will start with a breakfast put on by the Roseville Rehabilitation Healthcare Facility, followed by the Ellen Becraft Memorial Tot Trot at 9:00 a.m., and a silent and live auction at…
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Roseville Community Center Homecoming

The Roseville Community Center will hold it’s “Homecoming,” an annual fundraiser for the Center, this Saturday, Aug. 19th, starting at 8:00 a.m. The event will start with a breakfast put on by the Roseville Rehabilitation Healthcare Facility, followed by the Ellen Becraft Memorial Tot Trot at 9:00 a.m., and a silent and live auction at…
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Link Gives Updates on Warren County Health Department

Jenna Link, an administrator for the Warren County Health Department, said the Department experienced a relatively quiet summer, but with school around the corner, they’re prepping for a busy fall. “We are booked out on the dental side. We’re booked out until the end of October. On the hygenist side, it’s January. If you’re needing…
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Ghost Town Choir Members Touch on Changes in Music

Ghost Town Choir is a four-man rock group based out of Monmouth, Ill. Members of the band, Chris Carr and Brian Glasgow, talked about their latest project, Common Ground Eclipse, and how the entire landscape of music has changed in recent years. “You could write a song, record a song, and put it out on…
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