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January 3:
• Update from the Capitol 1/3/2020
January 3: • City Council Agenda Jan. 6th
January 6: • Fieldcrest High School Happenings
January 7: • Fire Department Requests City Financial Help in Demolishing Young's Chevrolet Building
January 9: • Fieldcrest Planning Meeting Agenda Jan.15
January 10: • Update from the Capitol 1/10/2020
January 11: • Pantagraph link: Fieldcrest Defeats LeRoy, 73-51
January 16: • Update from the Capitol 1/16/2020
January 16: • Fieldcrest Board Approves Life Safety Upgrades
January 17: • City Council Agenda Jan. 20th
January 18: • Pantagraph link: El Paso-Gridley Hold Off Fieldcrest, 62-56
January 18: • Minonk Chocolate Winter Special Ends 1-31
January 19: • Fieldcrest High School Happenings
January 20: • Richard Nixon was in Minonk in 1948
January 21: • Pantagraph link: Fieldcrest Downs Eureka, 49-32, in McLean County Tourney
January 21: • City Council Approves Changes to Ordinances to Reflect Cannabis Legalization
January 24: • ComEd Warns of Scammers
January 24: • Update from the Capitol 1/24/2020
January 24: • Fieldcrest Girls Advance to McLean County Title Game
January 24: • Fieldcrest Board Meeting Agenda January 29th
January 24: • PublicNotice - Safety Drill at Water Treatment Plant
January 26: • Eureka Defeats Fieldcrest Girls, 62-48, in McLean County Title Game
January 26: • Fieldcrest High School Happenings
January 28: • Fieldcrest Negotiations Team Meeting Agenda
January 30: • Fieldcrest Drops Cell Phones,.Gets Donation from K of C
January 30: • Minonk Chocolate Company Valentine's Day Ad
January 31: • Update from the Capitol 1/31/2020
January 31: • Fieldcrest Special Meeting Agenda Feb. 4th
January 31: • City Council Agenda Feb. 3rd
February 1:
• Pantagraph link: Fieldcrest Defeats Ridgeview, 59-50
February 3: • Fieldcrest High School Happenings
February 3: • DAR Literacy Promotion
February 4: • City Council Has Abbreviated Session
February 5: • Fieldcrest defeats GCMS, 73-50
February 5: • Benson Bingo Bash Set for Feb. 9th
February 6: • Registration for Fieldcrest Youth Football Sign-up is coming!
February 7: • Update from the Capitol 2/7/2020
February 8: • Pantagraph link: Fieldcrest Defeats Dee-Mack, 54-41
February 10: • Fieldcrest High School Happenings
February 10: • Fieldcrest Negotiations Team Meeting Agenda Feb 17
February 11: • Obituary: Former MDR Teacher Steve Cross, 93
February 13: • Black Partridge Chapter of the DAR honors six area high school seniors
February 14: • Fieldcrest Lady Knights Defeat Pontiac to Advance to Regional Finals
February 14: • Update from the Capitol 2/14/2020
February 14: • City Council Agenda Feb. 17
February 15: • Pantagraph link: Fieldcrest Downs Heyworth to Improve to 20-6
February 15: • Fieldcrest Lady Knights Defeat EPG, 37-32, to Win Regional
February 18: • City Council Discusses Budget Issues
February 19: • Girls Basketball: Joliet Catholic 52, Fieldcrest 42, OT
February 20: • Rutland Resident Comments on Cherry Mine Fire Article Disaster
February 20: • Toluca Rotary Announces Yearly scholarship Applications Available at the High School
February 21: • Update from the Capitol 2/21/2020
February 21: • Fieldcrest Negotiations Team Meeting Agenda Feb 24
February 21: • Fieldcrest Board Meeting Agenda Feb. 26
February 22: • Pantagraph link: Fieldcrest Defeats Fisher, 57-34
February 23: • Fieldcrest High School Happenings
February 25: • Pantagraph link: Fieldcrest Downs Bureau Valley, 76-42, in Regional
February 27: • Pantagraph link: Fieldcrest Defeats IVC, 63-51, to Advance to Regional FInals
February 27: • Fieldcrest Calendar for 2020-2021
February 27: • Fieldcrest Board Approves Bid Package for Building Repair
February 28: • Fieldcrest High School Drama Department Seeking Sponsors
February 28: • Update from the Capitol 2/28/2020
February 28: • City Council Agenda March 2nd
February 29: • Pantagraph link: Fieldcrest Downs Princeton, 78-65, to Capture Regional Title
March 2:
• Fieldcrest High School Happenings
March 2: • CIty Council Appoints 3 to Parks & Recreation
March 4: • Fieldcrest Defeats Rockridge, 52-41, in Sectional
March 6: • Update from the Capitol 3/6/2020
March 7: • Fieldcrest Defeats Sterling Newman, 65-62, to Win Sectional Title
March 9: • Fieldcrest High School Happenings
March 11: • Fieldcrest Loses to Timothy Christian, 59-43, to End Season
March 11: • Minonk Chocolate Company Easter Special
March 12: • City Council Agenda March16
March 13: • Update from the Capitol 3/13/2020
March 13: • Fieldcrest to Consider Distant Learning
March 13: • Fieldcrest Board Meeting Agenda March18th
March 14: • Fieldcrest players named to HOIC all-star team
March 14: • The cornoavirus is more deadly than the flu
March 14: • Peoria Journal Star: First Woodford County cornonavirus detected
March 15: • Pantagraph link: Governor Shuts Down Bars and Restaurants in Illinois
March 16: • COVID-19 Information and Guidelines
March 16: • ComEd Taking Steps to Support Customers
March 16: • Woody's Restaurant to Provide Delivery and Carry-out
March 16: • Fieldcrest School Closure Update
March 16: • Minonk Lanes offering curbside and local delivery
March 17: • Recycling Suspended
March 17: • Fieldcrest High School Happenings
March 18: • Fieldcrest Releases RFQ for Construction Manager
March 19: • Minonk Chocolate Closing Until April 6
March 20: • Public Notice: Do not dispose of wipes in toilets
March 20: • City Council Meeting Summary
March 20: • Pantagraph link: Governor Issues 'Stay at Home' Order
March 20: • Minonk Chocolate Closing March 20th Until April 7th
March 22: • Former Minonk resident first COVID-19 fatality in Washington, DC
March 22: • Toluca Supermarket Offering Home Delivery
March 23: • Fieldcrest Board Meeting Summary
March 24: • ComEd to Provide Reconnnect Service
March 25: • Food Pantry will be OPEN on April 2
March 26: • Illinois Public Health Association donating 30,000 gloves to healthcare providers
March 26: • UnityPoint Health Visitor Respiratory Triage Line Available
March 27: • Fieldcrest Red Cross blood drive needs donors
March 27: • Fieldcrest School District Updates
March 28: • Heart Hunters Catches on in Minonk
April 1:
• Fieldcrest Update on COVID-19 Crisis - To Hold Parade
April 2: • Minonk Chocolate Company Offering Curbside Pickup
April 4: • Experts Stress Importance of Social Distancing the Next Two Weeks
April 4: • Hours for Senior Shopping
April 6: • Fieldcrest Update - Parade Cancelled
April 7: • Interested in joining the Fieldcrest CUSD#6 team?
April 9: • ComEd Update on Payment Options
April 24: • Fieldcrest Update on COVID-19 Crisis
April 29: • Excessive Rain Floods Corn Planted Fields
April 29: • Letter from Rep, Thomas Bennett
April 30: • Fieldcrest Board Hires Construction Manager for Building Project
May 1:
• City Council Agenda May 4
May 1: • Fieldcrest High School Happenings
May 3: • Fieldcrest Class of 2020
May 5: • City Makes Available Low Interest Loans to Businesses
May 12: • Supporting Fieldcrest Students May 17th
May 17: • Fieldcrest Senior Class Honored with Posters in Front of High School
May 18: • Notice of Public Haring of Amended Budget
May 20: • Nicor Gas to Install Automated Meters
May 20: • Fieldcrest Meals Update
May 22: • Fieldcrest Board Meeting Agenda May 27
May 23: • Toluca Rotary Announces Service Above Self Scholarships
May 26: • Minonk to Peoria St. Jude Team Starting Fund Raiser
May 28: • Fieldcrest Board Meeting Summary
May 29: • City Council Agenda June 1
May 31: • Fieldcrest's Jaxon Cusac-McKay named Pantagraph Area Male Athlete of the Year
June 3:
• City Council Approve TIF Requests; Allows Golf Carts on Main Street
June 3: • St. Patrick's Church to Hold Open Air Mass
June 11: • Black Partridge Chapter, NSDAR Welcomes New Members and Officers
June 16: • Fieldcrest Moves Forward With Graduation
June 18: • Fieldcrest Board Meeting Agenda June 24
June 24: • Guidelines for Re-opening Illinois K-12 Schools
June 25: • Fieldcrest Board Meeting Summary
July 2:
• Immanuel Lutheran Church Learning Opportunities
July 2: • Minonk Community VBS Registration
July 2: • City Council Agenda July 6
July 2: • Fund Raiser Set Up for July 4th Committee
July 7: • CIty Hires New Public Works Supervisor
July 10: • Fieldcrest Closed Session Meeting July 15
July 12: • St. Patrick’s Church being remodeled
July 12: • Fieldcrest Softball/Baseball Practice Starting Dates
July 12: • Purchase luminaries to support St Jude
July 13: • Inductees Named for Fieldcrest Athletic Hall of Fame
July 13: • New Therapy Dogs at Fieldcrest
July 13: • Fieldcrest Holds Graduation Exercises Outdoors
July 15: • Fieldcrest Update on Return to School
July 15: • Fieldcrest Student Registration Now Open
July 16: • Rain Soaks Minonk Area
July 17: • Minonk to Peoria St Jude Run Starting Saturday at 8:00 am
July 18: • Minonk St. Jude Runners Raise $64,000
July 18: • St. Jude Runners Walk Through the Night at Millennia Park
July 24: • Update from the Capitol 7/24/2020
July 27: • Fieldcrest Board Meeting July 29th
July 28: • Update from the Capitol 7/28/2020
July 30: • Fieldcrest Board Discusses Return to School Plan
July 31: • City Council Agenda August 3
July 31: • Update from the Capitol 7/31/2020
August 2:
• Pantagraph link; Local man killed in deadly crash south of Minonk
August 4: • City Approves Water Rate Increase; Rejects Chickens
August 4: • Update from the Capitol 8/4/2020
August 7: • Update from the Capitol 8/7/2020
August 12: • Update from the Capitol 8/12/2020
August 14: • Update from the Capitol 8/14/2020
August 15: • Fieldcrest Explains Procedures and Regulations on Return to School
August 17: • St. Jude Runs Sponsoring All Night Camping to Meet $1 Million Goal
August 18: • Masks for Schools
August 20: • Minonk Man Facing Medical Challenges
August 20: • Fieldcrest Board Special Meeting August 22
August 20: • Kenda Williams Bond Newly elected State Corresponding Secretary for the NSDAR
August 21: • Update from the Capitol: Large deficits likely ahead
August 21: • Fieldcrest Board Meeting Agenda August 26th
August 22: • Fieldcrest Reaffirms Dedication to In-Person Learning
August 25: • Update from the Capitol: Unemployment rate drops to 11.3%
August 27: • Fieldcrest Update on Return to School
August 27: • Notice of Public View of Tentative Fieldcrest Budget
August 28: • Update from the Capitol: New Mask Guidelines
August 28: • Fieldcrest Board Meeting Summary
August 28: • Fieldcrest Special Meeting Agenda Sept. 2
August 31: • Lohr Resigns from School Board - Applications for Replacement Being Accepted
August 31: • Fieldcrest High School Happenings
September 1:
• Update from the Capitol: Coronavirus Warnings
September 2: • Fieldcrest Extends 1 pm Dismissal Time to Dec. 18th
September 4: • Update from the Capitol 9/4/2020
September 4: • City Council Agenda September 8th
September 7: • Fieldcrest High School Happenings
September 8: • Bid Request for Middle School Roof Repair
September 8: • Update from the Capitol: Cronavirus testing site in Pontiac
September 11: • City Council Rejects Permit to to Grind Concrete
September 11: • Update from the Capitol: Help for Small Businesses
September 11: • Special Council Meeting Sept. 14
September 13: • Fieldcrest High School Going to Remote Learning Until Sept. 24th
September 14: • Fieldcrest High School Happenings
September 14: • City Reconsiders and Approves Special User Permit
September 15: • Update from the Capitol: House Investigation into Madigan Begins
September 16: • Call for more public input on failure of IDES unemployment system
September 16: • Fieldcrest Closed Agenda Sept. 22
September 16: • St. Judes Going for Gold
September 17: • Fieldcrest Board Retreat Agenda Sept 22
September 17: • Western Governors University and Illinois Association of Regional Superintendents of Schools Announce Partnership
September 18: • Update from the Capitol 9/18/2020
September 18: • City of Minonk Notice of Consolidated Election April 6, 2021
September 21: • Fieldcrest High School Happenings
September 21: • Updated Fieldcrest Board Retreat Agenda Sept. 22
September 22: • Update from the Capitol : Safety on the Roads
September 23: • ComEd Encourages Customers to Take Advantage of Expanded Assistance Options to Help with Energy Bills
September 23: • Fieldcrest Board Approves Bond Issue
September 25: • Update from the Capitol 9/25/2020
September 25: • Town-wide Garage Sale Set fr October 24
September 28: • Fieldcrest High School Happenings
September 28: • FIeldcrest Board Meeting Agenda Sept. 30
September 29: • Update from the Capitol: Driver license renewal deadline extended
September 30: • Black Partridge Chapter, NSDAR Welcomes State Regent
October 1:
• Fieldcrest Approves FY21 Budget; Appoints Melinda Tiraboschi to Board
October 2: • Update from the Capitol: Calling for action on FOID cards
October 2: • City Council Agenda October 5th
October 5: • Fieldcrest High School Happenings
October 6: • City Awards TIF Grant to Knight Fitness
October 6: • Update from the Capitol: Committee questions ComEd about Madigan bribery scheme
October 9: • Update from the Capitol: Madigan investigation halted
October 9: • Fieldcrest Board Special Meeting Agenda Oct.14
October 12: • Fieldcrest High School Happenings
October 12: • Rules For Trick or Treating This Year
October 13: • Fieldcrest 2019-2020 Yearbook Now Available
October 13: • Update from the Capitol: Calls growing for IDES hearings
October 14: • Rick Uftring Selling Uftring Automotive
October 14: • Map of Proposed Wind Turbines Between Minonk and Rutland
October 16: • Fieldcrest Board Meeting Summary
October 16: • ComEd Prepares for Potential Inclement Weather (Wind Advisory)
October 16: • Update from the Capitol: 10/16/2020
October 18: • Fieldcrest High School Happenings