• KC to host winter cheer clinic

    by  • February 4, 2014 • 0 Comments

    CENTRALIA – The Kaskaskia College Cheerleaders will be hosting a Winter Cheerleading Clinic for area students on Saturday, February 22 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. All participants will also be asked to return to the KC gym to perform at half time of the women’s or men’s basketball game that afternoon. The camp...

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    Campaign pushes for increased care giver wages

    by  • February 3, 2014 • 0 Comments

    Nonprofit workers, union leaders and groups representing the developmentally disabled are making a push at the Illinois state capitol for higher caregiver wages. What supporters are calling the “care campaign” will deliver 10,000 postcards to Gov. Pat Quinn’s office Tuesday. They’ll urge him to support legislation increasing wages for caregivers at community nonprofits supported...

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    Measure would save poison control

    by  • February 3, 2014 • 0 Comments

    The line about throwing your two cents in would have a literal meaning, if a bill introduced in Springfield succeeds in saving the Illinois Poison Center. There’s no funding commitment for the center after this fiscal year, which ends June 30. A bill sponsored by state Sen. Don Harmon (D-Oak Park) would change that...

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