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Speeding still a big concern of Sublette Board

Posted: Monday, Nov 24th, 2014
SUBLETTE, The Village of Sublette trustees met at the Ellice Dinges Center on Nov. 17.
A big discussion was had by all on the speeding issue on Front and Third Street and the proposal for a movable speed limit sign was tabled. Other remedies were discussed. John Stenzel will talk to the new Lee County Sheriff and ask of

Second graders give lesson on Common Core

Posted: Monday, Nov 24th, 2014
AMBOY, The tables were turned at last week's Amboy Board of Education meeting as students became teachers to give the adults a lesson in math. A group of Central School second graders attended the Nov. 18 meeting to demonstrate how they use Common Core methods to solve math problems.
The students were introduced by principal Joyce Schamberger, who said

Fire destroys two area houses

Posted: Monday, Nov 24th, 2014
AMBOY- Amboy Fire Department responded to a fire call at 8 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 18 at 2006 Richardson Road. Amboy and Sublette fire departments were initially dispatched along with the Lee County Sheriff.
MABIS, which stands for Mutual Aid Box Alarm System, was called due to the extreme cold and winds that morning as well as the need for

Local doctor given prestigious award

Posted: Tuesday, Nov 18th, 2014
AMBOY, Dr. Kurt Crowe was honored Nov. 14 at the KSB Center for Health Services, Amboy. A large crowd attended the event. Crowe was selected to receive the Illinois 2014 Rural Health Award. The award is an opportunity to recognize rural physicians who go above and beyond to provide health care to rural and underserved residents throughout the state of

Water tower repairs in the works for Amboy

Posted: Tuesday, Nov 18th, 2014
AMBOY, The Amboy City Council met on Monday, Nov. 17, 2014, in the community building with all members present except Alderman John Schamberger.
Alderman Dave Shaw announced that the Depot held its last meeting for the year and that the Depot will be getting new ground level storm windows.
Alderman Brett Dewey reported the Amboy area ESDA is collecting

Christmas Walk to kick off the holidays

Posted: Tuesday, Nov 18th, 2014
AMBOY, Remember When:
The excitement of Christmas was too much to bear? When Christmas carols and sleigh bells filled the air? When mom let you snitch a gingerbread cookie straight from the oven? When everyone gathered for great holiday cheer? There is No Place Like Home For the Holidays!
This year, those warm memories we hold so dear will

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