Filing FAFSA early is students’ best bet

You’ve heard it before, and you’ll hear it again… FAFSA. It’s the Free Application for Federal Student Aid and it’s time to apply again. Although there is no specific deadline for Illinois, there are advantages…



Bomb squad trains at Lamoine Village

It takes a lot of thinking in order to be a member of the bomb squad. That is why the state of Illinois requires sixteen hours of training per month. Training that tests the squad…


Post offices cut Saturday mail delivery

On Wednesday, February 6th, the United States Postal Service announced a major change to their delivery schedule: the end of Saturday first class mail delivery. But not everything will shut down on Saturdays. The offices…


First look at new Go West Center

As you’re driving around town, you may have seen all those Go West buses lined up behind Hardee’s. But that will soon be changing. Go West is getting an upgrade. “This facility is 80-thousand square…