GRAND RETURNS

The Kane County Riverboat Fund has been renamed the Grand Victoria Casino Elgin Fund after a unanimous vote by the Kane County Board.  Grand Victoria Casino photo.   Casino fund pumps $4 million into Kane projects What’s in a name?”…

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Driven to succeed

Rockford native Chad Knaus, crew chief for top NASCAR driver Jimmie Johnson, poses in front of a garage at Joliet’s Chicagoland Speedway during last weekend’s Chase for the Sprint Cup opening race weekend. (News Bulletin photo)   by Jack McCarthy…

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Peoria Book Clubs

Terry Tate (fourth from right), moderator of the Peoria side of the Intercontinental Readers book club, and other Peorians visited Irish club members at the Clonmel Library in Ireland in 2013. Also pictured from left are Peorian Farrell Robb; former…

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South Campus Still Being Utilized

Photo by Ryan Martin   by Ryan Martin   After housing Illinois State University students for over 50 years, the South Campus residence halls have found a new way to help the university and community. The South Campus residence halls,…

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DOC TRAISTER HONORED

EUREKA – A new plaque has been mounted on the north wall of McKinzie Field to honor Leo “Doc” Traister for a lifetime of dedication to Eureka College. Doc was 95 on September 9. The plaque was sponsored by Dr.…

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