Rep. Smiddy wants EM school district audit
Mike Smiddy, D-Hillsdale, has taken the unusual step of proposing that Illinois Auditor General Bill Holland conduct a special audit of East Moline School District's finances and policies. Rep. Smiddy said constituents have raised concerns about ...
The case for starting sex education in kindergarten
... an independent health research agency that conducted a study of the Dutch programs. “We have to help young people navigate all the choices they face and stand up for themselves in all situations, sexual and otherwise,” said Robert van der Gaag, a ...
Hank and Rhonda Anderson celebrate wedding with merry gathering
Speaking of weddings, Bill and Carol Reyenga tied the knot 60 years ago. They noted the occasion with a gala gathering at East Ridge Country Club. Beautiful flowers set the scene and guests mixed and mingled as they dined on great food from an ...
UPDATE: Kansas Senate debates bill to modify business owners' tax
Tom Holland, D-Baldwin City, said the bill failed to address the state's underlying problems by not totally eliminating the exemption for business owners and increasing taxes on middle class Kansans to help fill the hole. He said it could not be salvaged.