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Peoria Head Start program get $6.2M in grants

PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — Head Start programs in a central Illinois are receiving $6.2 million in federal grants. The office of U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos, an Illinois Democrat, announced the money for Peoria on Tuesday. Head Start and Early Head Start provide services to preschool children from ...Read more

IVCC receives $100,000 dollars from Weeg Estate

OGLESBY – The largest gift in Illinois Valley Community College’s 95-year history grew this week to $1.2 million as the college received an additional contribution from the estate of Dr. Mary Margaret Weeg. Dr. Rose Marie Lynch, executor of the Weeg estate, presented IVCC President ...Read more