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  1. Rauner signs bill to alleviate burdens on teachers moving to IllinoisRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 6 | RiverBender.com

    ... Additionally, we struggle to retain a healthy pool of substitute teachers," said State Senator Dave Luechtefeld (R-Okawville), who was a bill sponsor. "Teaching licensure reciprocity will hopefully enable us to bring some of our best and brightest ...

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  2. Prepare for change in 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 31 | The News-Gazette

    ... buffalo, suckers, gar, bowfin, shad and drum. The bill's sponsors - Republican state senators David Luechtefeld (Okawville), Charles Meier (Highland) and Tim Butler (Springfield) - couldn't be reached Friday for comment about the law. Illinois ...

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  3. Fast food, Donovan's restaurateur Dan Shea and his...Read the original story

    Thursday Dec 22 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    ... teenagers smash tennis balls while approving parents smile at such a beautiful world. However, he hails from Okawville, a town so insignificant it doesn't appear on some maps. It's the sort of place that would cause a titter in a Manhattan cocktail ...

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  4. We can only dig out of financial mess togetherRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2016 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    ... and become very active in the practical "Citizens for Everyone" party. As retiring Rep. David Luechtefeld, R-Okawville, very clearly indicated in an interview on radio station WILL on Friday, Dec. 2, "If Illinois does not have a truly realistic and ...

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  5. GROWMARK Announces Its 2017 Illinois Essay Contest WinnerRead the original story

    Dec 7, 2016 | Agri Marketing

    ... Monticello FFA, Monticello, Illinois; Koby Gooden, West Prairie FFA, Colchester, Illinois; Mallory Unverfehrt, Okawville FFA, Okawville, Illinois; and Garrett Williams, Flora FFA, Noble, Illinois. This is the 24th year for the program, sponsored by ...

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  6. Newark boys open at No. 8 in AP pollRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2016 | The Times

    8 in Class 1A by a panel of Illinois sportswriters. Okawville sits atop 1A, with teams from area conferences such as Ridgeview at No.

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  7. McKendree Delegates Represent Venezuela at Model UNRead the original story

    Nov 23, 2016 | McKendree College

    ... Amenn (O'Fallon, Ill.) and Hannah Voudrie (Belleville East) in the Economic and Finance Committee; Kara Schnoeker (Okawville) in the Social, Cultural and Humanitarian Committee; Nicholas Perrin (Granite City) in the Special Political Committee; ...

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  8. Washington Co., IL man killed in single-car crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2016 | KFVS12

    According to Illinois State Police, Wayne Morgan, 72, of Okawville, Ill., was traveling west on IL Rt. 177 near Nightingale Road.

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  9. *** UPDATED x1 *** Let's be careful out thereRead the original story

    Oct 21, 2016 | The Capitol Fax Blog

    ... The building houses the DHS office, as well as the offices of Bryant, and State Senator David Luechtefeld (R) Okawville. I think Trump encourage acts of violence. The public is very mad at the politicians this year due to lack of jobs and lack of ...

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  10. From Mongolia to the Midwest: Anda Union PerformsRead the original story

    Sep 20, 2016 | McKendree College

    ... week long residency, the band will conduct workshops at Lebanon Elementary and Lebanon High School on Sept. 27; at Okawville Elementary, and Whiteside Elementary in Belleville on Sept. 29.

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  11. Karmeier elected as next Illinois Supreme Court Chief JusticeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2016 | Illinoisreview

    ... resident of Washington County, where he attended a one-room grade school. After graduating valedictorian from Okawville Community High School, he attended the University of Illinois, where he received both his undergraduate and law degrees. Justice ...

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  12. Feds Investigate Illinois Firm Fined for Exposing Staff to AsbestosRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2016 | Insurance Journal West

    U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration proceedings against an Illinois construction company fined for allegedly importing Mexican workers to remove asbestos are on hold as federal officials look into possible criminal activity by the company. OSHA last year fined Joseph Kehrer and Albers-based Kehrer Brothers Construction $1.8 million for having the workers remove asbestos from a former school in Okawville without safety gear.

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  13. Firm fined for exposing staff to asbestos criminally probedRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2016 | Hawk Eye

    U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration proceedings against a construction company fined for allegedly importing Mexican workers to remove asbestos are on hold as federal officials look into possible criminal activity by the company. OSHA last year fined Joseph Kehrer and Albers-based Kehrer Brothers Construction $1.8 million for having the workers remove asbestos from a former school in Okawville without safety gear.

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  14. Feds probe Illinois company fined for exposing Mexican workers to asbestosRead the original story

    Aug 14, 2016 | Fox News

    Federal prosecutors are looking into possible criminal activist by a Illinois firm accused of importing Mexican workers to remove asbestos, effectively putting a hold on a U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration proceedings against in. OSHA fined Joseh Kehrer and Albers-based Kehrer Brothers Construction company $1.8 million last year for having the workers remove asbestos from a former school in Okawville without safety gear.

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  15. Social Science Researchers Partner with Illinois Town on Civic ChallengeRead the original story

    Jun 15, 2016 | Newswise

    Molly Ronsick worries about what the future holds for her hometown of Okawville, Ill. It has a new school and small-town charm, but young families aren't moving in, and the community is graying.

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  16. Bobcats claw past Salt Fork into title gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2016 | The Times

    ... the Bobcats (24-6) into the 1A state title game this morning at 11 a.m. against Goreville, an 8-6 winner over Okawville in the other small-school semifinal contest. Somonauk will be looking for its first state championship in school history after a ...

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  17. No budget bill by deadlineRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2016 | The News-Gazette

    ... Sen. Scott Bennett, D-Champaign. "That's not going to happen. You know that," warned Sen. David Luechtefeld, R-Okawville. "You know we can't spend that amount of money, have a balanced budget and get ourselves out of this hole." But the Senate ...

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  18. 34th Annual Heritage Festival returns to OkawvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2016 | KFVS12

    Folks can take a step back in time June 11th and 12th as the 34th Annual Heritage Festival returns in Okawville, Illinois. Visitors will be able to participate in old time homemaking and craft activities such as butter churning and bread baking.

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  19. Lawmakers, Interest Groups Set Stage for Final DaysRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    ... "We can't cut our way out of it, and we can't tax our way out of it anymore," State Sen. Dave Luechtefeld (R-Okawville) said of the state's financial quagmire. "I'm convinced we will never be what we can be unless we create a situation in which ...

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  20. Future of Illinois' daily fantasy sports bill unclearRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2016 | Daily Herald

    ... right now that we really need to take a longer look at it?'" said Sen. David Luechtefeld, a Republican from Okawville. Guidelines: Keep it civil and on topic; no profanity, vulgarity, slurs or personal attacks. People who harass others or joke about ...

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