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Be Encouraged: Advocate for our community

By LEATRICE PACE
Rantoul Press columnist


It has been a passion of mine for a long time to help families in my community. Those who know me know this to be true.


Statehouse Reeder: Closed doors, closed meetings

By SCOTT REEDER
Illinois News Network

 
SPRINGFIELD – “We need taller interns,“ a statehouse wag told me my first year covering the Illinois Capitol.


I was a bit perplexed.


 After all, at 6 foot, 4 inches, I’ve never considered myself too short.


Commentary: Love the simplest things in life

By TIM EVANS
Rantoul Press columnist


There are a lot of things I love.


Be Encouraged: Be strong and fear not

By LEATRICE PACE
Rantoul Press columnist


Say to them that are of a fearful heart, be strong, fear not, behold your God will come with a vengeance, even God with a recompense He will come to save you. Isaiah 35:4.


The Library Corner: Summer readers will have the rhythm

By TERRIE VISEL
Rantoul Press columnist


“What music is to the spirit, reading is to the mind.”


When author Steven Roger Fischer made this comment, he must have known that Rantoul Public Library’s summer reading program would be entitled “Read to the Rhythm.”


Statehouse Reeder: Who's leading the pack?

By SCOTT REEDER
Rantoul Press columnist

 
SPRINGFIELD — Does the old dog have more bark or bite?


 It’s something I’ve wondered watching my family’s canines interact — and observing the Illinois Legislature.  


My family adopted a dog recently, and that didn’t sit too well with one of the hounds already in residence.


Pauline's Corner: Was trash system really broken?

By PAULINE POREMBA
Rantoul Press columnist


While reading the newspaper, I began to wonder why people try to fix things that aren’t broken.


How long have we had the same trash company? We got our bills, had our trash picked up, followed the rules and did what we could to keep things up.


Guest Commentary: Trash system was just fine the way it was

By CATHY BELCHER
For Rantoul Press


More on trash and a few other things.  
About $1.50? You already send out bills. Now we have to pay to receive those bills, now you want to be paid for that.  


Village Happenings: Positive changes coming to Rantoul

By Jeff Fiegenschuh
Rantoul Press columnist


These past seven months have flown by, and the village is moving forward with some very exciting projects. 


Art = Life: Batzli’s watercolors show inner life

By IAN WANG
Rantoul Press columnist


Great art is the outward expression of an inner life of the artist.