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Month: February 2018

New Digs For Eastland 6th-Graders

Move Hopes to Improve Student Outcomes by Housing ‘Middle Grades’ in Same Building RiverReader.org Staff Report  LANARK — At the special meeting of the Eastland Board of Education on Monday, Feb. 26, Superintendent Mark Hansen presented his recommendation that the District move ahead with a plan to move 6th grade from Eastland Elementary in Shannon to the Eastland Jr/Sr High School in Lanark starting with the 2018-19 school year. Consideration of the move began when the Board decided to add an additional section of 1st grade in 2018-19. This will provide three sections at both the Kindergarten and the...

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McCombie’s ‘Economic Development for Illinois’ Future’

Trio of Bills Will Increase Job Opportunities, Provide Stable Economic Growth, and Make Home Ownership More Affordable Across the Entire State RiverReader Staff report SPRINGFIELD — State Representative Tony McCombie, IL-71st, filed three pieces of legislation, House Bills 5469, 5503, and 5736, creating the Economic Development for Illinois’ Future Legislative Package to restart Illinois’ sluggish economy and compete with neighboring states. “Living and operating a small business near the Illinois–Iowa border gives me the opportunity to see the effects of jobs and businesses crossing the Mississippi River into Iowa every single day,” McCombie said Feb. 23, when the legislation...

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Savanna Marketing Consultant Hired

New Marketing Consultant, Brienna Junk, Will Promote Its Assets, Ready for Action BY MICHAEL MILLER For RiverReader.org SAVANNA — Look for Savanna’s assets to get a strong push in the coming weeks and months, thanks to the city’s hiring of a new Hotel/Motel Marketing Consultant, Brienna Junk. Junk, whose hiring was approved at the Savanna City Council’s Feb. 13 regular meeting, grew up in Bellevue, Iowa, and went to school at FIDM in Los Angeles, where she obtained a degree in marketing and visual communication. Later, she attended Iowa State University to broaden her design studies. She also currently works...

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West Carroll FFA Wins 6 Proficiency Awards

6 Members Advance to the District I FFA Proficiency Awards in Geneseo RiverReader.org Staff Report PEARL CITY — The West Carroll FFA Chapter won six FFA Proficiency Award areas at the Section 1 FFA Proficiency Awards CDE held on Feb. 19 at Pearl City High School. Winning awards for West Carroll and advancing to the District I FFA Proficiency Awards held at Geneseo High School on March 7 are Olivia Charles in Equine Science Entrepreneurship; Emma Aljets, Ag Processing; Leland Houzenga, Diversified Crop Production Placement; Cory Simpson, Electrical Technology; John McCombie, Outdoor Recreation; and Isabelle Wheetley, Veterinary Science. Other...

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OSD Committee Supports Little League, Food Pantry

OSD Talent Show Returns — Plan on Homegrown Fun at 2018 Lanark Old Settlers Days BY TOM KOCAL RiverReader.org 815-275-3025 LANARK — Lanark’s annual Old Settlers Days celebration, set for June 22, 23 and 24, offers live music, great food, games and more for a weekend of family fun in the Lanark City Park. Old Settlers Days Chairman Ariel Martz said the committee is making plans to revive a talent show at its festivities in June. “If you or anyone you know has ‘got talent,’ consider entering the competition. It may be your ‘stepping off point’ for a chance...

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