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LISTEN: Penny Butts – January 17, 2020

January 17th, 2020- The Evidence Based Health Coordinator of the Decatur YMCA, Penny Butts talks with guest host Kevin Breheny about some of the programs at the YMCA and looking at the composition of foods including the sugars and fats.Continue Reading

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LISTEN: Education Spotlight – January 17, 2020

January 17th, 2020- Marie Jagger-Taylor and Ashley Grayned join guest host Kevin Breheny in the Education Spotlight to talk about the commitment to the arts from the district including additions to the curriculum and recent upgrades to the facilities.Continue Reading


Three Dog Night Announced as a Headline Act at the Devon

January 17th, 2020 – Legendary American band Three Dog Night has been announced as the first headline act at the Devon Lakeshore Amphitheater for the 2020 season. Celebrating 5 decades together, Three Dog Night will take the stage on Friday, June 5th, and perform classic hits, such as “Mama Told Me (Not To Come)”, “Joy to…Continue Reading

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Lake Land College History Instructor Named Leo Welch Faculty Of The Year

January 17th, 2020- Lake Land College History Instructor David Seiler of Effingham was recently named Leo Welch Faculty of the Year by the Illinois Community College Faculty Association. Seiler follows Geography/Earth Science Instructor Mike Rudibaugh as the second Lake Land College instructor to receive the award in the past 10 years. Apart from teaching both lecture style and online history courses, Seiler…Continue Reading


LISTEN:  Big Brothers Big Sisters Hosts Its 4th Annual Bigs & Brews

January 17th, 2020- Big Brothers Big Sisters hosted its 4th Annual Bigs & Brews event. The event celebrated and recognized January for being National Mentoring Month. The Celebration also stood as kick-starter of their Bowl for Kids’ Sake fundraiser. Listen below for the full podcast with Jeff Parmenter Chief Development Officer of Big Brothers Big Sisters.Continue Reading

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HSHS St. Mary’s Launch New Telemedicine Program

January 17th, 2020- HSHS St. Mary’s Hospital has launched an advanced critical care telemedicine program for hospital intensive care units that will ensure the highest quality of care for their sickest patients. St. Mary’s partnered with Advanced ICU Care® to deliver their new monitoring system of highly trained intensivist physicians and critical care specialists that will…Continue Reading

Winter driving

Winter Weather Driving Conditions

January 17th, 2020- With icy and freezing weather in the forecast for the weekend, extra preparation for traveling and driving under winter conditions is highly encouraged. Throughout the winter, especially during adverse conditions, you should always practice basic winter driving skills and build extra time into your schedules as a simple precaution. As part of IDOT’s “Winter Weather –…Continue Reading