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Mendota pool will not open summer 2020

    MENDOTA – Mayor Boelk announced Thursday that the Mendota Pool will not be opening this year. Mendota is not the only town keeping the doors to their pool closed this year. This announcement comes just two weeks after the city of Ottawa stated that their Riordan Pool would not ...Read more

Starved Rock not among state parks to open May 1

SPRINGFIELD – Many Illinois State Parks will open beginning the first of May, including the I&M Canal and Shabbona Lake State Park. Starved Rock State Park, however, will remain closed. This all comes as part of Gov. Pritzker’s stay-at-home modifications, which also requires all ...Read more