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Rockridge Teachers Have New Labor Contract

Interim Rockridge Supt. Jack Bambrick

Teachers in the Rockridge School District will enter the new school year with a new labor contract. The collective bargaining agreement between the Rockridge Teachers Association and Unit 300 Board of Education was ratified Monday night. Interim Superintendent Jack Bambrick…

Bustos Takes Jab At Trump On House Floor

cheri bustos

Western Illinois Congresswoman Cheri Bustos taking a shot at Donald Trump this week. Her comments following Trump questioning the objectivity of a judge of Mexican descent who is ruling on a case involving Trump University. Bustos making her remarks on…

Mercer County Real Estate Taxes Due Friday


The first installment of 2015 payable 2016 Mercer County real estate taxes due this week. Payments should be made by Friday at the Mercer County Treasurer’s Office or any Mercer County area bank. The second and final installment is due…