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Coronavirus Cases Hits 2 Month High in Illinois

SPRINGFIELD – Illinois Department of Public Health announced on Thursday that new cases of Covid-19 have hit a 2 month high.  Thursday, the state announced 1772 new cases, the highest daily case total since May 24th.  Deaths so far and maintaining a relative low rate.  Only 18 people in ...Read more

Mendota District 289 allows full e-learning option

MENDOTA – After originally proposing a five-day a week blended in person and home learning schedule for students at District 289 in Mendota, it was announced Wednesday that parents will be given an option to have students do 100% e-learning.  In an email sent to families, a survey link was ...Read more

High School Football Will Start in February

Normal, IL – The Illinois High School Association made their long awaited decision on the upcoming sports season, and some traditional fall sports are moving to spring.  The IHSA said that Football, Girls Volleyball, and Boys Soccer are at a higher risk for Coronavirus spread, and ...Read more