• Double fatality in van/semi accident

    by  • June 26, 2013

    Two people are dead following a crash from Tuesday night near Rend Lake. David B. Couture, 23, of Valier and Christina M. Bradley, 19, of Christopher were pronounced dead at the scene of the accident, which happened at the intersection of Golf Course Road and Illinois 154 at 4:49 p.m. The two were in...

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    KC receives science and technology grant

    by  • June 26, 2013

    Kaskaskia College has announced that it has received a $196,342 grant from the National Science Foundation – Advanced Technological Education Program. The project will focus on geospatial technology, a growing area of study that provides the skills needed for success in an ever expanding array of occupations. The project will prepare GST technicians and...

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    Shimkus announces BCMW Head Start grant

    by  • June 26, 2013

    Congressman John Shimkus (R, Illinois-19) is pleased to announce United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) funding to BCMW Community Services’ Head Start program. These are discretionary grant funds for the extension of ongoing programs. “As a parent and former teacher, I know that children need to begin developing their learning skills...

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    New laws going into effect July 1

    by  • June 26, 2013

    There are a number of new laws that will go into effect July 1. One such law, according the state House GOP, is Julie’s Law, which will prohibit people driving more than 31 mph over the speed limit from receiving court supervision. Senate Bill 3638 creates the sex offender evaluation and treatment disciplinary board...

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