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OSF volunteers applauded for their service in 2019

OTTAWA – Volunteers at OSF HealthCare Saint Elizabeth Medical Center and Center for Health in Streator were honored for their exceptional service. 317 volunteers contributed over 32,000 hours of service this past year, an amount that equals 15 full-time employees. Volunteers ranged from

Streator Township High School to apply for maintenance grant

STREATOR – Streator Township High School is seeking funding for their 辽宁体彩网 projects. The high school board announced they will be submitting an application to receive a school maintenance grant from the Illinois Board of Education. The matching $50,000 grant would support summer 辽宁体彩网 work

New principal next year for LaSalle-Peru High School

LASALLE – LaSalle-Peru High School will have a new principal in July. The high school board made the decision Wednesday night to approve Ingrid Cushing as the next principal. Cushing served LaSalle-Peru High School as Associate Principal for Teaching and Learning for the past three years.

Illinois governor merges pension funds in cost-cutting move

By JOHN O’CONNOR AP Political Writer SPRINGFIELD (AP) – Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker has signed a measure into law consolidating 649 local pension programs for police employees and firefighters, a move designed to bolster investment returns and save overhead costs. The Democrat signed

Winners announced for Streator’s Holiday Lighting Contest

  STREATOR – Winners have been announced in the 2019 Streator Holiday Lighting Contest. The contest hosted by the Streator Chamber of Commerce, had five categories: most creative, most eccentric, most religious, business display and best overall. The most creative holiday lighting