ST. MARYS - It's possible the $55 million new school construction project will be ready for classes a year earlier than expected, which could save the district about $1.5 million. Completion is being targeted toward the start of the 2010-11 school year. [More]
Several area senior citizens have said no to the proverbial rocking chair in their golden years and instead are volunteering their time to help out their fellow man.
Linda Leighner, 64 of Old Trail Road, Rockford, finds time to help out with crafts at the Laurels of Shane Hill in Rockford. She is following in the footsteps of her mother, who also volunteered at the home. [More]