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Hoopeston Police Department Weekend Report

Saturday, August 3, 2013
Sunday, August 4, 2013

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Iroquois County Sheriff’s Police Report

News Release
August 1, 2013

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Hoopeston Police Report

Thursday, August 1, 2013

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Governor Quinn Announces $315,000 Grant to Danville’s Lakeview College of Nursing

DANVILLE – Governor Pat Quinn today announced a $315,594 grant to Lakeview College of Nursing in Danville, part of $90 million set aside this fiscal year in the Illinois Jobs Now! capital construction program to address the critical needs of the state’s private colleges and universities. Today’s announcement is part of Governor Quinn’s agenda to improve higher education in Illinois while creating thousands of construction jobs for the state’s workers.

“Private colleges like Lakeview provide a valuable service to Illinois, and this grant will help them address critical needs and stay competitive,” Governor Quinn said.

Lakeview may use the funds for campus infrastructure improvements.

So far under Governor Quinn’s Illinois Jobs Now! capital construction program, private universities have received $200 million to address their capital needs. 

Now Registering 2013 Fall Classes at DACC

Registration is underway for Fall 2013 classes at Danville Area Community College. Fall semester classes begin the week of August 19. Late start classes are also available.

Special Registration, Counseling, Financial Aid, Cashier and Bookstore Hours:

Thurs., August 1: Offices open 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Bookstore Closed

Fri., August 2: Offices open 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m.; Bookstore Closed

Mon.-Thurs., August 5-8: Office open 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Fri., August 9: Offices open 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m. – Last day NEW students can register

Mon., August 12: First day to charge textbooks for Financial Aid

Mon.-Thurs., August 12-15: Extended Hours 8:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

Fri., August 16: Offices open 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Sat., August 17: Counseling, Registration, Financial Aid & Bookstore open 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

Mon., August 19: Extended Hours 8:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

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DACC offers CNA Class in Hoopeston

DACC Offering CNA Classes at Hoopeston
The DACC Hoopeston Higher Education Center will offer a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) evening course in the Fall 2013 semester.  An orientation session will be held on August 8th at 12:00 noon at Danville Area Community College in Prairie Hall, room 106.  To qualify candidates must be a resident of DACC College District 507.  Admission into the class requires testing, a live scan fingerprint background check, and an application. If interested, please call 217-443-8784, Susie Landers, for testing.  There are a limited number of slots for this highly competitive program and preference will be given for those living in the northern part of the the district.



Hoopeston Area CUSD #11 remind you of law change

A recent change in the law now requires older students to be vaccinated against pertussis, which is more commonly known as Whooping Cough.

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Hoopeston Area Schools Set Registration Days

Registration will be held on Tuesday, August 6th, Wednesday, August 7th & Thursday August 8th
All ages and times, registrations forms, school supplies, fees and requirements can be found on the Hoopeston website:

Iroquois County Sheriff’s Police Report

News Release
July 30, 2013

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J & R Scrap Tire Fire Cleanup Slow, but Steady

One semi-trailer load at a time, the massive amount of rubber, iron, brick and other burned debris is disappearing from the site, as four excavators continually sort and clear away material.  Clean up is expected to take up to 16 weeks according to Joyce Munie who is with the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency remediation section of the Bureau of Land.  Munie checks the site weekly and Mayor, Bill Cruisenberry meets her at the site for an update.

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