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Anniversary of Pluto Discovery

STREATOR – Today is the anniversary of the discovery of Pluto by a man born in Streator.  It was on this date in 1930 photographic evidence of Pluto (now designated a “dwarf planet”) was discovered by Clyde W. Tombaugh at Lowell Observatory in Flagstaff, Arizona. Tombaugh was ...Read more

IVCC Ends Two Programs

OGLESBY – Illinois Valley Community College placed its Human Services and Graphic Design Technology programs on inactive status at Thursday’s board meeting due to “unsustainable enrollments.” Trustees approved discontinuing a Human Services Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degree ...Read more