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Grant Park Schools Honor Rolls

Grant Park Middle School First Quarter Honor Roll Grant Park Middle School teachers and staff are pleased to announce the 1st quarter honor roll. High Honors:  Isabella Barnas, Alyson Bostrom, Lucien Curcuro, Ava Devens, Aubrey Felts, Mia Foushi, Gavin Franke, Monika Guillen, Delaney Heldt, Alexandria Hellyer, Kelsey Hendron, Taytum Hoekstra, Ameila Jaros, Adelyn Karstensen, Ava Kokos,…

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Santa at the Cabin in Conrad Park

A long time tradition will be featured once again this year at the Conrad Park Pioneer Cabin located on Mill St. & historic Dixie Highway in Momence. The 36th Annual “Santa at the Cabin” will take place Saturday, Dec 16th, from 1-4 p.m.  Take a step back in time to the 1830’s and view what…

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Edward Chipman Library Book Club Tuesday December 12th 

Pick up your surprise Christmas Book at the Library! On Tuesday November 14th the Edward Chipman Library Book Club met to discuss “Moonrise Over New Jessup” by Jamila Minnicks. Book club members had mixed feelings about the book. Most thought it was ‘ok’. Two themes of the book were identified; the relationship of Alice and…

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Sensei Steve Promoted to 8th Degree Black Belt

Saturday November 18th Momence’s Steve Gross was awarded his 8th degree black belt after forty years of continued dedication to the martial arts. Gross was recognized at the Illinois Boxing and Martial Arts Hall of Fame Banquet. After several years of teaching in the west suburbs of Chicago, Gross returned to his hometown and has…

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Tractor Replaced on Munyon Silo

The tractor on top of the Silo on the William Munyon farm was replaced on Monday.  Three years ago, the small John Deere tractor fell through the top of the silo.  That tractor is currently resting at the bottom of the silo.  The family decided to replace the tractor and a John Deere ‘G’ tractor…

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