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LeROY – Smokin’ in the Park will be back this year for its 12th year in Kiwanis Park alongside the annual classic car show.
Visitors from across central Illinois are expected to descend upon LeRoy Friday, June 10 and Saturday, June 11 as the smell of barbecue overtakes downtown.
DOWNS ― Building off an initiative created by Google, Tri-Valley High School is creating a new way of improving school culture through an “innovation” period.
BLOOMINGTON – A group of Illinois State University students, including a Blue Ridge graduate, have high hopes for a semester project turned humanitarian effort.
The goal: raise enough money to package 1 million meals for starving children and families across the globe. The amount needed: $220,000.
FARMER CITY – The Blue Ridge School Board extended an intergovernmental agreement with the city of Farmer City for a school resource officer at last week’s meeting.
Per the agreement the city and the school board share one half of the hourly rate of the officer, and the city pays all health insurance and retirement benefits.
FARMER CITY – The Blue Ridge School Board made several personnel moves after an executive session last week, including the hiring of a principal for Schneider School.
Ryan Peyton – a 2001 graduate of Blue Ridge High School – was chosen as the new chief of Farmer City’s Elementary School.
DOWNS ― Tri-Valley High School may be hosting some international hockey players next school year.
Blue Ridge FFA Member Chase Zimmerman has received the 2016 DEKALB Agricultural Accomplishment Award sponsored by Monsanto Company.
MCLEAN COUNTY (Press Release) — Individuals in McLean County are looking for others to join them in serving the needs of communities across the county.
The proposed “McLean County Cyber Lions Club” is looking to join the more than 46,000 Lions clubs making a difference in communities around the world.
LeROY — On April 30 and May 1, the newly-reorganized LeRoy Chamber of Commerce will how a “Spring Fling” event, a take-off of the popular Small Business Saturday event hosted each November.
Several local businesses will have specials and deals available for patrons throughout the day.
DOWNS ― The Tri-Valley School Board met four new hires for the district at Monday’s monthly meeting held at the office of the Superintendent of Schools.