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Salem Grade School District goes on remote learning until after Winter Break  

Salem Grade School District goes on remote learning until after Winter Break  

Salem Grade School Superintendent Dr. Leslie Foppe announced Tuesday afternoon the district would remain on full remote learning until after the Winter Holiday break.  Students are now scheduled to return to in-person class on January 4th. Students had been scheduled to return to in-person class on Monday of next week, but Foppe says there were…Read More »

Salem Township Hospital implements no visitors policy 

Salem Township Hospital implements no visitors policy 

Salem Township Hospital is implementing a NO VISITORS policy effective Wednesday. In addition to visitors to hospitalized patients, this includes no support person for Emergency, Rural Health Clinic and Surgery patients and anyone utilizing other services provided at the hospital. Patients under the age of 18 will be allowed one support person. Exceptions may be…Read More »

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Illini open this afternoon on WJBD-FM  100.1  

Illini open this afternoon on WJBD-FM  100.1  

The Illini open their 116th season of men’s basketball this afternoon.  They will take on North Carolina A@T at the State Farm Center in Champaign. The Illini enter the season ranked number eight n the country and are 36-2 all-time against North Carolina A@T. The game is part of a round-robin format that also features…

KC Signs Another Talented Soccer Athlete

KC Signs Another Talented Soccer Athlete

Kaskaskia College has announced the signing of Gracie Kimmle to the KC Soccer program. Gracie is a forward from Mascoutah H.S. where she also plays golf and has also played club soccer for Kixx United FC!

Northwestern Wildcats continue undefeated, beating Wisconsin 17-7

Northwestern Wildcats continue undefeated, beating Wisconsin 17-7

Saturday provided for a tremendous game allowing for the undefeated No.19 Northwestern Wildcats to take control of the Big Ten West after taking down No. 10 Wisconsin, 17-7. Northwestern forced five turnovers overall, four of which occurred in the first half, and sacked Graham Mertz three times in its first win over a top-10 team…

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