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RCC Places Second in Midwest Regional Esports Event

November 25, 2019 –Students at Richland Community College recently took second place at a Midwest Regional Esports Event. Students and esports teams from 14 colleges and universities competed in the tournament held at the Lincolnshire Marriott in Chicago. The Teams competed in Smash Brothers, Rocket League, and Fortnite. The tournament was put on by The Student League for Intercollegiate…Continue Reading

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Black Friday Brings Retail Staffing Challenges

November 25, 2019 – With the holidays quickly approaching and Black Friday upon us, businesses are facing some unique challenges. Todd Maisch, president and CEO of the Illinois Chamber of Commerce, said the holiday season is important for the retail sector and the overall economy, but it may be more difficult for businesses to hire seasonal…Continue Reading

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U of I Seeking Farmer Input on Crop Year

November 25, 2016 – Extremely wet weather that lasted well into the growing season meant that many Illinois farmers delayed planting crops such as corn and soybeans well into June. Now, the University of Illinois’ College of Agriculture, Consumer and Environmental Services is asking farmers to let its extension know how the season went. The experts…Continue Reading

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Golf Decatur Survey

November 26th, 2019- The Decatur Park District, along with JJ Keegan+, is conducting a survey to find out the communities’ input on Decatur Public golf courses.  The survey takes up to 9 minutes to complete, and by taking the survey, you will be entered into a contest to win a foursome with carts that are valid through the…Continue Reading

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HSHS St. Mary’s Hospital ARC Unit Awarded Three-Year Accreditation

November 26th, 2019- The Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities International recently announced that HSHS St. Mary’s Hospital’s Acute Rehabilitation Center (ARC) has been accredited for a period of three years. This honor represents the highest level of accreditation that can be given to an organization and shows the ARC unit’s succeeded the CARF International standards.…Continue Reading


M.C.L.E.T.C. Recruit Class Sets Bar for Community Service

November 25, 2019 – The recruit class 19-06 of the Macon County Law Enforcement Training Center has set the bar for all classes ahead of them in terms of community service.  The class of over 30 recruits, which represented sheriff’s office and police departments from across the state, completed their 14 weeks of training Friday and…Continue Reading


Devon Lakeshore Amphitheater Season Tickets To Go On Sale

November 25, 2019  – 2020 Season Tickets to The Devon G. Buffett Amphitheater will be on sale to the general public beginning at 10 a.m. Wednesday, December 11. The renewal period for current season ticket holders starts today and will run until Wednesday, December 4. Season tickets will include the full season of at least 20…Continue Reading