Letter: Every dollar raised for veterans memorial greatly appreciated

To the editor:

As we enter the season of giving thanks, I would like to take this time to thank all the good folks of Rantoul for their support in our fundraising efforts.

Many times we’ve reached out for donations to help build a memorial for ALL veterans of ALL services. Every dollar raised puts us closer to that goal.

Proud of Eastlawn, Northview’s Veterans Day programs

To the editor:
A very sincere thank you to the staff and students at Eastlawn  and  Northview schools for the outstanding Veterans Day programs.  

We would also like to acknowledge  Lincoln’s  Challenge and the honor guards from our local veterans organizations  for their  participation.

Letter: Elite golfers should pay up to taxpayers

To the editor:

I read Rachael Tadlock’s letter to the editor in the Rantoul Press (18 Nov. edition). She talked about how she and her elite friends enjoy playing golf on the taxpayers’ subsidized Brookhill Golf Course, and apparently wants to continue to do so.

Guest Commentary: Golf course swap not just about money

For Rantoul Press

The proposed swap of Willow Pond and Brookhill is a very emotional issue.

No Child Unloved: God: Forgotten in joy, begotten in terror

Rantoul Press columnist

As we enter the holiday season, it’s hard not to reflect on the past week’s events.  

Pauline's Corner: An unexpected twist

Rantoul Press columnist

My week started out nice and quiet, and I started to make some phone calls to find out what I could do to help the Shane Day family of Rantoul. (I wrote in last week’s Press about the kidney he needs.)

Down Main Street: No pay for trustees? More nap time on Sundays!

Press general manager

With village and city budgets on the edge of declining revenues and cuts, we read last week about a suggestion made in a small town in northern Illinois.
One of the board members in Geneseo suggested the entire board give up its salaries for the year.

Guest Commentary: Wondering why course is going

For Rantoul Press

Over the years no one in Rantoul had a choice.

The Library Corner: Games, writing, crafts at RPL

Rantoul Press columnist

RANTOUL — Rantoul Public Library is where great events happen, including International Board Game Day.

Letter: Come on out to International Games Day

To the editor:

Libraries are known as the place to go to share culture in the form of books, music, movies and even technology. But more and more they are becoming a place to gather as a community for the purpose of playing games.

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