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Real ID requirements for Illinois extended

SPRINGFIELD – The requirements for residents to meet the federal REAL ID deadline by October of 2020 has been extended until 2021.  The Department of Homeland Security cited the COVID-19 pandemic and the impact the virus is having on the general public and driver’s license and ID ...Read more

IVCC adds new planter to Ag program

OGLESBY – A new 12-row planter has been added to the equipment students can learn with in the ag program at Illinois Valley Community College.  Last week co-coordinator Willard Mott unloaded the implement.  They plan on using the IH 2150 Early Riser to plant soybeans in the next few ...Read more

  STREATOR – Streator’s Leading Ladies provided candy and cookies to residents of local nursing homes and assisted living facilities to spread Easter cheer. They continued their annual tradition of distributing Easter gifts to residents even in spite of COVID-19. Representative of ...Read more