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Kroger Helps Educators, Parents with Extra Credit Wednesdays

Kroger has announced its first Teachers and Honorary Teachers savings event for this fall.  Through September 9th, 2020, school administrators, teachers, and parents who shop at Kroger on Wednesdays will save an extra 10% on the store’s general merchandise.  The savings event includes school supplies, games, sporting goods, games, housewares, craft supplies, apparel, and electronics. …Continue Reading

Rodney Davis

Decatur Housing Authority to Receive Funding in Round 2 of HUD CARES Act

U.S. Representative Rodney Davis (R-Ill) announced today that the Department of Housing and Urban Development haw awarded another round of CARES Act funding for local public housing in Illinois’ 13th congressional district.  The amount of $1,128,834 will come through the CARES Act which Trump signed into law back in March. The Decatur Housing Authority is…Continue Reading


Community Investment Corporation of Decatur Partners with Illinois Housing Development Authority for Rental Assistance

The Community Investment Corporation of Decatur has partnered with the Illinois Housing Development Authority to connect residents to rental assistance applications starting today, August 10, 2020.  CICD is using current staff and also contract workers to help individuals as well as families in need of COVID-19 related rental assistance in the counties of Macon, DeWitt,…Continue Reading


Registration Deadline Today for DPS61 Meals Delivery

August 9, 2020 – While students are participating in virtual learning for the first quarter of the 2020-21 school year, Decatur Public Schools will deliver meals to the homes of students.  A reminder that students must be registered in order to receive the free meal delivery service.  Students need to be registered by tomorrow, Monday,…Continue Reading