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Warren-Henderson Farm Bureau Update

This weekend, members of the Warren-Henderson Farm Bureau will attend the Illinois Farm Bureau’s Annual Meeting in Chicago. Manager Gina Long has more: “One of the neat things about the annual meetings, is that is where the policies for our organization is set. So the policies that we support our events in regard to the…
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Juvenile arrested for Disorderly Conduct-School Threat @ West Central

Henderson County Sheriff, Steven Haynes releases that a juvenile has been arrested for Disorderly Conduct-School Threat. On Wednesday, November 28th at 2:00pm, Deputies arrested the juvenile in connection with a threat made to the West Central School. The Sheriff’s Office was made aware of the threat over the school’s Thanksgiving break. Deputies interviewed several witnesses…
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Monmouth-Roseville Madrigal Dinner

The Monmouth-Roseville Madrigal Dinner is kicking off tonight at 7pm, with shows on Saturday evening at 7pm and again on Sunday at 2pm. Chorus Director Kevin Ferry, shares more about the theme for this year: “The king is looking for a queen, and has until the end of the show to find her. The evil…
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2019 Outlook

Looking ahead into 2019, yield prices are on the low end. Research Specialist with the Gardner Ag Policy Program, Krista Swanson, has more: “When we do our budgets, we always use trend yields until late in the growing season when a better estimate is available. For the 2019 budgets, part of the reason incomes are…
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Great River Friends to Hold Book Fair Dec. 4 to 7

West Burlington, Iowa, Nov. 27, 2018 – Great River Friends is sponsoring a Collective Goods book and gift fair in the Mercy Plaza lobby, 1225 S. Gear Ave., West Burlington. The times and dates are: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 4 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 5 7 a.m. to 3…
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Burlington Civic Music Welcomes Charlie Brown and the Peanuts Gang

Burlington, Iowa, Nov. 27, 2018 – A favorite holiday classic will come to life Friday, Dec. 7, when Burlington Civic Music presents A Charlie Brown Christmas Live Onstage. Join Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Lucy, Linus and the rest of the Peanuts gang as they produce their Christmas play and learn the meaning of the season. The…
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IL Medical Professionals, Public Health Advocates Call to End Overuse of Antibiotics in Food Production

Approximately 70% of U.S. antibiotics are sold for industrial livestock & poultry production; CDC estimates 23,000 Americans die from resistant infections SPRINGFIELD, IL–– NOVEMBER 28, 2018––Medical professionals and public health advocates spoke in favor of legislation to stop the overuse of antibiotics in industrial agriculture during a Senate hearing at the State Capitol on Wednesday…
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Looser-Flake Charitable Foundation Awards $150,000 to Improve Parks and Recreation Facilities in Mercer County, Illinois

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—November 27, 2018 Contact: Kyle McEwen kyle@mcbettertogether.org (309) 574-3123 Melanie Jones MelanieJones@QCCommunityFoundation.org (563) 326-2840 Looser-Flake Charitable Foundation awards $150,000 to improve parks and recreation facilities in Mercer County, Illinois Collaborations and projects inspired by Mercer County Better Together countywide strategic plan MERCER COUNTY, Illinois—Trustees of the Looser-Flake Charitable Foundation have awarded $150,000 to…
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Monmouth College to merge two holiday traditions on December 1st

by Barry McNamara This year’s annual Monmouth College “Christmas at Monmouth” concert will merge with the College’s annual Christmas convocation to create a can’t-miss holiday program. Five Monmouth musical ensembles will perform during “Christmas at Monmouth: The Realms of Glory,” which will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 1 in the Kasch Performance Hall of…
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McDonough County Sheriff Nick Petitgout Reports the Death of John S. Schauble

McDonough County Sheriff’s Office Sheriff Nick Petitgout 110 S. McArthur St. Macomb, IL 61455 PRESS RELEASE November 28, 2018 McDonough County Sheriff Nick Petitgout reports the death of John S. Schauble, 73, of Macomb, IL. Our deepest sympathy goes out to the family of John Schauble. On November 26, 2018 at 2:45 p.m. Macomb Police…
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Buy One Get One Special

MC Sport and More is running a buy one get one special. The sale is on everything except sporting goods equipment. Owner Troy McCrery has more: “We have clothing for all the area high schools. Collegiately we carry Monmouth College, Knox College, Illinois Central College, and Carl Sandburg College. Many think of us as only…
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Blessings in a Backpack

United School District is continuing thier Blessings in a Backpack program, which has been in the district for nearly 10 years. Co-chair Diane Carver explains how the program works: “Blessings in a Backpack is a Nationwide organization and we feed the children on the weekends when they might not have food. Every weekend they are…
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