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Documents from Village Board Meeting December 5

 paper  December 7, 2022

Farnsworh Group Report on Condition of Dwight Correctional Center Village of Dwight Proposed Resolution for the Request of Cooperation Regarding Acquisition of the DCC

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ACE Backwards Christmas Parade in Dwight December 10

 paper  December 6, 2022

On Saturday, December 10, ACE Hardware will hold its ACE Backwards Christmas Parade in Dwight. Area residents and businesses have decorated their homes and locations and parade participants will drive…

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Attention DTHS Families & Followers:

 paper  December 6, 2022

We are using a new livestreaming service for all of our indoor sporting events. Effective December 1, DTHS will be livestreaming using a FREE App. This app is available to…

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Barickman Announces Retirement from Senate

 paper  December 5, 2022

BLOOMINGTON- State Senator Jason Barickman (R-Bloomington) released the following statement announcing his retirement from the Illinois Senate. “I have chosen to retire from the Illinois Senate, effective at the end of my…

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LASALLE COUNTY NEWS RELEASE

 paper  December 5, 2022

LASALLE COUNTY NEWS RELEASE December 5, 2022 On 11/30/2022 at 3:50 pm LaSalle County Deputies investigated a two vehicle accident with minor injuries on E 19th Rd 100 feet east of…

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No Dwight Food Pantry in December

 paper  December 4, 2022

The Dwight Food Pantry, normally held the fourth Wednesday of the month, January through October, will not be held during the month of December, as Love Boxes are set to…

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Five Minutes with Boma 5

 paper  December 3, 2022

Costco Visit By Aaron Boma   At some point everything you have ever done was done for the first time. This goes for walking, eating, riding a bike, driving, pumping…

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CAPITOL RECAP: SAFE-T Act changes head to Pritzker; unemployment debt deal advances

 paper  December 2, 2022

Thursday, December 1, 2022 By CAPITOL NEWS ILLINOIS SPRINGFIELD – Lawmakers on Thursday passed a long-awaited amendment to the SAFE-T Act criminal justice reform’s provisions that will eliminate cash bail…

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Livingston County Board Agenda December 5, 2022

 paper  December 1, 2022

    Livingston County Board Agenda December 5, 2022

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Changes to cash bail statute surface before Thursday’s planned adjournment

 paper  November 30, 2022

Wednesday, November 30, 2022 Measure would need three-fifths support in both houses on session’s final day of 2022 By JERRY NOWICKI Capitol News Illinois jnowicki@capitolnewsillinois.com SPRINGFIELD – Two days before…

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Dwight Village Board Fails to Pass Prison Resolution

 paper  November 30, 2022

The Dwight Village Board failed to pass the resolution in support of the acquisition of the former Dwight Correctional Center at their meeting Monday Nov. 28. The vote was two…

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Country Mansion has a New Owner

 paper  November 28, 2022

by Brandon LaChance Since its creation in 1891, the building known as the Country Mansion at 101 W. South St. in Dwight has been changed, morphed, adapted into many names,…

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Angels in Odell

 paper  November 21, 2022

by Brandon LaChance Christmas is known as the “Most magical time of the year.” Unfortunately for some parents, they’re not able to provide gifts for their children, which helps bring…

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Your Friendly Fox

 paper  November 21, 2022

Usually seen on the bank of a river, this young fox stopped at a local bank – the Dwight branch of People’s National Bank of Kewanee. (from Nov. 2 edition)…

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Helping soldiers smile

 paper  November 16, 2022

by Brandon LaChance When Major 0-4 Lindsay Leskanich sees a package with her name on it, a smile instantly settles on her face. She knows it’s from home. From the…

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