Oct 31, 2013
New cut off meant a decrease in elementary test scores
Don't jump to conclusions, said area administrators about test scores Thursday. Scores are down drastically at elementary schools, but a decision to toughen the grading scale on the Illinois Standards Achievement test given to third- through eighth-graders caused a drop in scores statewide, according to a release from the Illinois State Board of ... (more)
CLUB - Omicron
OMICRON CHAPTER DELTA KAPPA GAMMA SOCIETY Beth Gealow, Alaina Weatherford, Amanda Lamps, Mylinda Threadgill, Patricia Leal, Melanie Hart and Danielle Semenek were initiated into Omicron Chapter Delta Kappa Gamma Society International on Oct. 15. Jane Hart played keyboard, and Mary Sue Myers, initiation chairwoman, began the ceremony.
Israel J. Rosario, 28, 1322 W. Jackson St., was arrested Friday near the corner of Canal Street and West Norris Drive on complaints of driving with a suspended license and no insurance.
Miles to go . . . before area road construction culminates
The largest project in Elgin would be traffic signal upgrades and interchange reconstruction of Route 20 and McLean Boulevard and the bridge carrying Route 20 over McLean.
Crop and Rainfall Report: Corn looking better but additional rain would help
The soybean field close to where I live is 2 inches tall and was the last we planted.