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Guest Commentary: To what extent should district survey residents on Brookhill?

By JACK ANDERSON
For Rantoul Press


As the cold weather continues to blow in, Brookhill golf course closed its doors last month.

Although the course lays dormant until spring, discussions continue about its fate.


Heart of the Matter: Riding off into the columnist's sunset

By ERIC THOMPSON
Rantoul Press columnist


Sorry for the hiatus over the holidays, and here’s hoping you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year.

Well, all good things must come to an end, and a good thing for me anyway has been writing this “Heart of the Matter” column for the last five years or so.


Letter: Community dinner was an inspiration

To the editor:


Letter: Gifford carolers a welcome sight

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Letter: Double thanks due

To the editor:

I would like to thank everyone for the many cards, phone calls and prayers during my recent medical encounter.
Thanks also for our anniversary and birthday cards.
I’m recuperating very well, and Lorraine and I want to say “thanks” again.
May your holidays be full of joy and the new year be happy.


Letter: Thanks for lunch

To the editor:

I want to thank the kind gentleman who paid for my lunch at the Family Table on Sunday, Dec. 14.
Since I can’t thank him in person, beings I don’t know who it was, I just want him to know he really made my day.

Edna Bowen
Gifford


Pauline's Corner: Christmas: There’s a kind of hush ...

By PAULINE POREMBA
Rantoul Press columnist


Can you hear the hush of Christmas? It is almost here when we celebrate the birth of the Christ child.

Everyone is running around making sure the children get their wishes fulfilled, the cards sent out to family and friends and the baking done to share as gifts for co-workers, school parties and cookie exchanges.


The Library Corner: Ask questions, find answers at the Rantoul library

By TERRIE VISEL
Rantoul Press columnist


“Libraries allow children to ask questions about the world and find the answers. And the wonderful thing is that once a child learns to use a library, the doors to learning are always open.”


Statehouse Reeder: In Springfield, it's not what you know, it's who you know

By Scott Reeder
Rantoul Press columnist


SPRINGFIELD – It appears, Pat Quinn cleared the way for his 30-year-old campaign aide, Lou Bertuca, to start drawing a $160,000-a-year taxpayer-funded salary heading the Illinois Sports Facilities Authority.


Village Happenings: Rantoul’s strongest asset is its people

By Jeffrey A. Fiegenschuh
Rantoul Press columnist


It’s been a hectic first few months, but I’ve survived. 

I’ve had the pleasure of serving as your village administrator since early October and have loved every bit of it. Time flies when you are having fun and enjoy what you do.