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Lake Adhoc meets Monday night

The Carlinville Lake Adhoc committee held a short meeting Monday night at City Hall. The meeting featured […]

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Certificate required for religious exemptions to immunizations

A new Illinois law requires that parents or legal guardians who have religious objections to their children […]

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Mueller new Regional Superintendent of Schools

Michelle Mueller, former principal of Wolf Ridge Elementary and Junior High School in Bunker Hill, has been […]

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Tentative CBA approved by school board

The Carlinville School District Unit 1 approved the Tentative Collective Bargaining Agreement negotiated with the Carlinville Education


Tour de Milk here Oct. 10

Carlinville Plaza is hosting the first Tour de Milk bike race Saturday, Oct. 10, with proceeds benefiting the Carlinville Area Food Pantry and Carlinville Winning Communities. The 31-mile bike ride starts at 7 a.m. with a packet pickup. The ride starts at 9 a.m. Start location is at Route 4 and Wilson Ave. in Carlinville. Ride Support will be provided by Wheel Fast in Chatham. There is a $25 registration fee. Registration can be done online at www.bikereg.com/tourdemilk. Registration closes at 1 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 9. Must be 13 to ride without an adult. Those who register are automatically entered into a raffle for a new hybrid bike. A second hybrid bike will be raffled off. Tickets for the raffle are $10. A free event dry-fit