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January 4:
• City Council Meeting Summary
January 5: • Update from the Capitol 1/5/2018
January 5: • Zoning Board Meeting January 10th
January 6: • Women’s March 2018: March to the Polls
January 10: • WTVP PBS Kids Writers Contest 2018
January 12: • Update from the Capitol 1/12/2017
January 12: • City Council Agenda Monday January 15
January 15: • City Buys New Warning Siren
January 16: • Fieldcrest Student Selected for Top Illinois High School Choir
January 17: • Fieldcrest Board Planning Meeting Summary
January 18: • 2018 Golf Cart Stickers
January 18: • Area Groups to Host Women’s March to the Polls 2018
January 19: • Update from the Capitol 1/19/2017
January 19: • Minonk City Council Special Meeting Agenda
January 24: • 7th Annual Bingo Night Set for March 10th
January 24: • Local Woman on President's List
January 25: • Fieldcrest Laduy Knights Sweep Tremont 49-34
January 26: • Update from the Capitol 1/26/2017
January 27: • Winners of 4th of July Benefit Drawdown
January 29: • Lady Knights Down Midland 50-27
January 30: • Minonk Chocolate Company Valentines Day Special
January 31: • Zoning Board Meeting Feb. 12th
January 31: • Fieldcrest Request for Mowing Bids
January 31: • Fieldcrest Board Updates Curriculum, Changes Immunization Requirements
February 1:
• Fieldcrest Board Meeting Summary
February 2: • Update from the Capitol 2/2/2018
February 2: • City Council Agenda Monday February 5
February 5: • Lost Kitty
February 5: • Fieldcrest Peer Review Committee Feb. 14th
February 5: • City Approves Purchase of Pump for Water Treatment Plant and No Parking on W 4th
February 9: • Update from the Capitol 2/9/2018
February 9: • City of Minonk Job Opening: Administrative Assistant
February 14: • Black Partridge Chapter of DAR Honors High School Seniors
February 14: • City of Minonk Bids For Front Mount Mower
February 14: • City of Minonk Bids for Zero Turn Mower
February 14: • Fieldcrest Building Committee Discuss 2nd Opinion Repair Cost on Building
February 16: • Update from the Capitol 2/16/2018
February 16: • Former Minonk Resident Writes Book on Nutrients
February 16: • Registration for Fieldcrest Youth Football Sign-up is coming!
February 16: • City Council Agenda Monday February 19
February 19: • CIty Council Discusses Budget, Training Costs
February 21: • Fieldcrest Board Discusses Repair or Build New
February 22: • City of Minonk: Sealed Bids for Sewer Camera, Transmitter
February 22: • City of Minonk: Sealed Bids for Harley Rake/Soil Conditioner
February 23: • Update from the Capitol 2/23/2017
February 23: • City Council Special Meeting Feb. 26
February 23: • DAR Recommends Community Service Awards to Jim and Mary Lou Jacek Recommended
February 26: • City Council Discusses Wish List Budget
February 27: • 7th Annual Bingo Night March 10th
February 28: • Minonk Chocolate Company Annual "Eggs Travaganza" for Easter
February 28: • Fieldcrest Board Votes to Build New High School
March 1:
• Fieldcrest loses to Chicago Corliss,60-49, in sectional
March 1: • Fieldcrest Board Meeting Summary
March 1: • Meat Sale at Grosenbach's Grocery
March 2: • Update from the Capitol 3/2/2018
March 2: • City Council Agenda Monday March 5
March 5: • City Council Approves $25,000 Maintenance to Water Plant
March 7: • The Sweet Shop Celebrating 1 Year Anniversary
March 9: • Update from the Capitol 3/9/2018
March 9: • 3rd Annual Taste of Minonk to be Held June 16th
March 9: • Antique Road Show Coming to Minonk March 17
March 11: • St. Jude Bingo Night Has Large Turnout
March 14: • Bob Hakes Set To Retire!
March 14: • Fieldcrest Board Favors 7-12 School Building
March 14: • Minonk Town-wide Garage Sale April 14
March 15: • Fieldcrest Seeking Members for Building Design Team
March 16: • Fieldcrest Conducts Simulated Intruder Drill
March 16: • Update from the Capitol 3/16/2018
March 16: • City Council Agenda Monday March 19
March 17: • Fieldcrest Art Show Well Attended
March 18: • "Antique Road Show" a Big Success at Filger Library
March 19: • Fieldcrest Primary Playground Fundraiser Announced
March 19: • City of Minonk Accepting Applications for Administrator Manager
March 19: • City Discusses Pay Scale
March 21: • Woodford County Sales Tax Passes
March 22: • Fieldcrest Board Meeting Summary
March 22: • Who's Cooking Easter Dinner??
March 23: • Update from the Capitol 3/23/2018
March 27: • Antique Store Opening Up in Minonk
March 27: • Village-Aires Spring Concert April 28-29
March 29: • Update from the Capitol 3/29/2018
March 30: • City Council Agenda Monday April 2
April 1:
• CHANGE OF DATE FOR Minonk’s Town Wide Garage Sale – April 28
April 1: • End of Season Sale at Minonk Chocolate Company
April 2: • City Receives Ambulance Bids
April 4: • Fieldcrest Board Decides on Two New Buildings
April 5: • Kinzinger Applauds Broadband Legislation Funding for FY18
April 5: • Village-Aires Spring Concert Show "Emoji Me"
April 6: • Update from the Capitol 4/6/2017
April 11: • St. Paul's United Church of Christ to Hold Sesquicentennial Celebration
April 11: • City of Minonk Accepting Applications for Public Works Dept.
April 13: • Update from the Capitol 4/13/2017
April 13: • Update from the Capitol 4/13/2017
April 13: • City Council Agenda Monday April 16
April 16: • Village-Aires Upcoming Concert
April 16: • City Hires Administrative Manager
April 19: • Fieldcrest Selects Construction Manager for School Building Project
April 20: • Update from the Capitol 4/20/2018
April 22: • Black Partridge DAR help students celebrate 200th birthday of Illinois
April 23: • Local student competes in Skills USA Competition
April 25: • Fieldcrest Hires New Intermediate Principal
April 27: • Update from the Capitol 4/27/2018
April 29: • Minonk Co-op Preschool Registeration May 23rd
April 29: • Playground Plant Sale Orders Will Be In May 1
April 29: • Black Partridge Chapter of DAR Sponsor Scholarship
May 2:
• Local kindergartner back to winning races
May 4: • Update from the Capitol 5/4/2018
May 7: • City Sets Clean-Up Day for May 18-19
May 8: • Invitation to Bid on Fieldcrest Asbestos Abatement
May 8: • Invitation to Bid on Fieldcrest Asbestos Abatement in Minonk
May 9: • Fieldcrest Board Sets $25 Million Building Budget
May 11: • Update from the Capitol 5/11//2018
May 11: • Accepted and Non-Accepted Items for Spring Clean-Up
May 15: • Black Patridge DAR Honors Student
May 16: • Fieldcrest Building Committee Decides Not to Keep Old Gym
May 17: • lack Partridge DAR Chapter Announce Officers for 2018-2020
May 18: • Update from the Capitol 5/18/2018
May 18: • FIlger Summer Reading Program Features Pete the Cat
May 21: • Fieldcrest Offers Gym to City
May 23: • Fieldcrest Building Committee Debates School Size
May 25: • Update from the Capitol 5/25/2018
May 27: • Christopher Leigh Commissions as US Marine Corps 2nd LT; Graduates from U. of IL
May 28: • Memprorial Day Services Held in Minonk
May 30: • Paper Drive date change
May 30: • Fieldcrest Superintendent to retire at end of 2019
May 31: • Fieldcrest Board Meeting Summary
May 31: • 3rd Annual Taste of Minonk to be Held June 16th
May 31: • Update from the Capitol 5/31/2018
June 4:
• City Approves 2 TIF Grants
June 4: • Summer Reading Program Kicks Off at Filger Library
June 7: • Fieldcrest Building Committee Recommends Metal Building, Same Size Gym
June 8: • Update from the Capitol June 9
June 12: • Black Partridge Chapter NSDAR welcome new and prospective members
June 14: • Fieldcrest Building Committee to go with same size gym
June 14: • 3rd Annual Taste of Minonk to be Held This Saturday
June 15: • Update from the Capitol 6/15/2018
June 15: • Local Student Selected for European Music Tour
June 16: • Taste of Minonk Draws Good Crowd in Hot Weather
June 18: • City to get new computers for police cars
June 21: • Summer Reading Program at Filger Library in Full Swing
June 22: • Update from the Capitol 6/22/2018
June 22: • Volunteers Needed for Feeding the Hungry
June 24: • Animals Big Hit at Filger Library
June 27: • Update from the Capitol 4/13/20176/27/2018
June 27: • Fieldcrest Board Hires Search Firm for New Superintendent
June 29: • Update from the Capitol 6/29/2018
July 1:
• I-39 Smokin' Car Show Held in Minonk on Hot, Humid Day
July 2: • City to Address Abandoned Buildings
July 4: • Minonk Celebrates July 4th in Oppressive Weather
July 5: • Fieldcrest Increases Building Budget to $29 million
July 6: • Update from the Capitol 7/6/2018
July 10: • 2018 Fieldcrest Graduates Photos
July 10: • Fieldcrest Building Committee Adds Space to Building Design
July 10: • Redenius farm produce featured at Grosenbach Grocery
July 12: • City of Minonk Accepting Applications for Public Works Dept.
July 13: • Update from the Capitol 7/13/2018
July 13: • City Council Agenda Monday July 16
July 16: • City Discusses Abandoned Building Ordinance
July 17: • Fieldcrest Youth Football Equipment hand-out is coming
July 17: • Fieldcrest Softball/Baseball Practices Starting Dates Announced
July 17: • Moon Rocks at Filger Liibrary
July 18: • More Moon Rocks at Filger Library
July 20: • Update from the Capitol 7/20/2018
July 21: • Meteorite Program Given at Filger Library
July 23: • Bennett named “Legislator of the Year” by agricultural fairs group
July 25: • Fieldcrest Board Approves Building Plan
July 26: • Update from the Capitol 7/26/2018
August 3:
• St. Jude Minonk to Peoria Run
August 3: • Fieldcrest Spiritwear Available
August 6: • Update from the Capitol 8/6/2018
August 6: • Superintendent Search Survey to be Conducted
August 6: • City Releases Annual Treasurer Report
August 6: • New Business in Minonk
August 9: • Marge Dunham Inducted into 4-H Hall of Fame
August 10: • Update from the Capitol 8/10/2018
August 10: • Minonk's New Ambulance is Here
August 12: • Area Farm Owners Notified of Proposed Wind Project in Minonk Area
August 15: • Fieldcrest Approves Building Funding and Referendum Wording
August 15: • Minonk Digitizing Historic Newspapers Microfilm Project Completed
August 16: • Tutorial for Minonk Newspaper Search
August 16: • Update from the Capitol 8/16/2018
August 19: • Wenona American Legion gives to BackPack Snack Packs Program
August 19: • Marge Dunham Inducted into 4-H Hall of Fame
August 20: • CIty Council Approves Two TIF Requests
August 24: • Update from the Capitol 9/24/2018
August 30: • Enrollment numbers leveling off at Fieldcrest
August 31: • Update from the Capitol 8/31/2018
September 2:
• Fishing Contest Held Saturday in Toluca
September 3: • MDR Class of 1973 Hold Reunion
September 4: • City Police to Expand Jurisidiction
September 12: • Fieldcrest High School Happenings
September 14: • Update from the Capitol 9/14/2018
September 17: • City Raises Ambulance Service Fees 20%
September 18: • Scenic Drive Barn Festival at Walnut Grove Farm
September 18: • 2019 Consolidated Election Papers Available
September 19: • Analysis Shows How Debt for Illinois Graduates Stacks Up
September 20: • Black Partridge Chapter Members Attend DAR Days
September 20: • Harvest Rest Cruise-In Set for Sept. 29 in Dana
September 20: • Pumpkin Patch in the Park Set forSunday, Sept 30
September 20: • MDR Mohawk and Wenona Mustang Athletic Apparel Available
September 21: • Update from the Capitol 9/21/2018
September 23: • Murder Mystery Dinner Fundraiser
September 24: • Fieldcrest High School Happenings
September 27: • Fieldcrest to Give Referendum Presentation Oct. 10th
September 27: • Fieldcrest Board Receives Audit Report, Approves Budget
September 27: • Update from the Capitol 9/27/2018
September 30: • A Beautiful Day for Pumpkin Patch in the Park
October 1:
• Fieldcrest High School Happenings
October 1: • City Council to Establish Rules for Public Comments
October 3: • EMA Haunted House Dates Set
October 5: • Update from the Capitol 10/5/2018
October 7: • Fieldcrest High School Happenings
October 8: • Oktoberfest in Minonk Set for Saturday, Oct. 18th
October 9: • Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) Explained
October 10: • City of Minonk Sealed Bids
October 11: • Views of Proposed Fieldcrest Middle School Building
October 11: • Views of Proposed Fieldcrest High School Building
October 11: • Fieldcrest Gives Referendum Presentation
October 12: • Update from the Capitol 10/12/2018
October 12: • Black Partridge NSDAR Celebrates 40 years of Service to America
October 14: • Fieldcrest High School Happenings
October 15: • CIty Approves Parking Pin-Striping Contract
October 16: • Grosenbach Grocery Makes Appeal to Community
October 17: • History: Rutland Man Last Civil War Veteran in Area
October 18: • Benson Bingo Bash to be held Nov. 4th
October 19: • Update from the Capitol 10/19/2018
October 21: • Fieldcrest High School Happenings
October 21: • Veterans Day Program to be Held Nov. 8th
October 23: • Quilts on display at Filger Library
October 24: • Feldcrest Board Hears Concerns on Proposed School Location
October 24: • Boutique Store to open in Minonk Oct. 27th
October 25: • Village-Aires Concert Coming Soon
October 25: • MDR Class of 58 Hold Reunion
October 26: • Update from the Capitol 10/26/2018
October 28: • White & Rustic has Grand Opening
October 28: • Fieldcrest High School Happenings
October 28: • Minonk Native Honored by Mayo Clinic
November 1:
• Village-Aires Fall Concert Nov. 17-18
November 1: • Herbert Harms remains to return Thursday
November 1: • Residential Leave Clean up Starts Nov. 12th
November 2: • Herbert Harms Brought Home to Rest
November 2: • State updates smoke detectors law
November 2: • Update from the Capitol 11/2/2018
November 2: • Black Partridge NSDAR Member Visits Bacone College
November 4: • Fieldcrest High School Happenings
November 5: • Herbert Harms Laid to Rest in Rutland Cemetery
November 5: • City Approves TIF Payment, Plan for Water Treatment Plant Upgrades
November 6: • Fieldcrest Referendum Voted Down
November 9: • Update from the Capitol 11/9/2018
November 9: • Village-Aires Fall Concert Nov. 17-18
November 11: • 35th Annual Parade of Lights Set for Dec. 1st
November 11: • Fieldcrest High School Happenings
November 12: • Fieldcrest Lady Knights defeat Serena 50-43
November 13: • Fieldcrest Lady Knights down Ottawa Marquette, 45-37
November 14: • Thanksgiving – Peak Day for Home Fires
November 15: • Local Boy Wins 1st Place at Livestock Exposition
November 15: • Fieldcrest Board to Hold Meeting on Building Issue
November 16: • Update from the Capitol 11/16/2018
November 17: • Former Minonk resident is champion swimmer
November 19: • Fieldcrest High School Happenings
November 19: • City Approves Tax Levy
November 20: • Grosenbach Grocery to close, restock and open in a new format