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VINCENNES — Many students have noticed the new and colorful French Quarter Apartments located along Second Street. Vincennes University broke ground in October of 2019 and managed to complete enough of the project to have students moving in by the start of Fall 2020 classes. The apartments aren’t all the way finished, but so far they are an eye-catching addition to VU. more
CHICAGO – Landmarks Illinois has awarded the first grant through its new Timuel D. Black, Jr. Grant Fund for Chicago’s South Side to the Muddy Waters Original Jam Out (MOJO) Museum, a nonprofit working to preserve blues legend Muddy Waters’ former home in North Kenwood and convert it into a museum and cultural center. more
Children walking outdoors URBANA, Ill. – Amid one of the strangest back-to-school seasons in modern history, many teachers, parents, and caregivers are struggling to enrich their students’ experiences beyond screen-based learning. A new study from University of Illinois researchers suggests daily outdoor lessons in green spaces could boost self-regulation in young children, setting them up for greater academic and social-emotional success. more
CARBONDALE — Many animals rely on quickness or flashy, top-end speed to stay out of a predator’s way or to avoid encountering humans encroaching on their territory. But for one animal in particular – the aptly named sloth – a hasty retreat is not an option. more
CARBONDALE — Instead of wondering now whether the sound you hear is a bird or a plane, a quick glance to the skies will have an indelible Saluki imprint. more
Marshall Main Street and the Marshall Area Chamber of Commerce have joined forces to host the annual Community Wide Yard Sales.On Saturday, Sept. 26, the groups will host the yard sale from 8 a.m. to … more
Persons interested in becoming a certified nurse aide can take a course through Wabash Valley College this fall.The fall CNA class will start Sept. 8 at WVC. The class will meet on Mondays, Tuesdays … more
More than $200,000 has gone to help area residents further their educations at Lincoln Trail College courtesy of the LTC Foundation and various donors this year. more
Illinois Veterans of Foreign Wars’ new state commander is the organization’s first female commander, as well as the first Afghanistan veteran to lead it. more
Carson Florkowski, Robinson, was named to the spring University of Kentucky College of Arts and Sciences Dean’s List.During this term, Florkowski was majoring in Biology.More than 2,610 … more
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