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Romaine Lettuce Recall

November 25, 2019 – Check your fridge.  The Illinois Department of Public Health says a recent outbreak of E-Coli may be linked to Romaine lettuce.  At least 40 cases of E-coli infection have been reported in 16 states so far, including one in Illinois.  That person had to be hospitalized. Public health Director, Ngozi Ezike…Continue Reading


PHOTOS: Dennis Lab’s Mistletoe Market

November 24th, 2019- Dennis Lab School held their Annual Holiday Craft Market. With over 28 vendors selling everything from unique arts & crafts, clothing, accessories, baked goods, one-of-a-kind gifts, and more.Continue Reading

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The 2nd Annual Fallen Heroes Tree Lighting Ceremony

November 22nd, 2019- The Decatur Civic Center is partnering with America’s Gold Star Families and the Sgt. Anthony Maddox Memorial to host the 2nd Annual Fallen Heroes Tree Lighting Ceremony this morning at 11am. The ceremony honored all who risked their lives fighting for our Country by hanging handcrafted ornaments on the tree that represent each…Continue Reading


WATCH: St. Teresa High School Presents M.A.S.H.

November 22nd, 2019- The Saint Teresa High School Drama department preformed a special showing of their Fall Play M.A.S.H. for the catholic grade schools and members of MRI yesterday afternoon.  This year’s production is full of new faces and new traditions being the first production under new Director Nancy Sullivan. Performances of the play will run throughout the weekend…Continue Reading


LISTEN: Interact Well Care Memory Improvement Center

November 22nd, 2019- The Decatur Regional Chamber welcomed into the community Decatur’s newest Interact Well Care Memory Improvement Center, with its traditional ribbon-cutting ceremony last evening. The new facility will allow a place for you to go to learn and educate yourself on the truths of Alzheimer’s Dementia, memory loss, and mental health. For more about…Continue Reading