• State investigating Kaskaskia Special Education, seven others districts, on use of seclusion
    State investigating Kaskaskia Special Education, seven others districts, on use of seclusion

    An investigation on the reported seclusion of students in timeout rooms has prompted Deputy Gov. Jesse Ruiz to file nine complaints against school districts.

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  • Candidates file with county clerk's office
    Candidates file with county clerk's office

    A number of individuals have filed papers for local, state and national offices for the March 17, 2020, primary election.

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  • Curtain rises Friday on CC Showcase’s production of 'Away in the Basement'
    Curtain rises Friday on CC Showcase’s production of 'Away in the Basement'

    CC Showcase presents ”Away in the Basement: A Church Basement Ladies Christmas,” with performances to be held Dec. 6, 7, 8, 13, 14 and 15 in the historic Avon Theater.

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  • Giving thanks: IDOT reopens Illinois 161 at Crooked Creek early
    Giving thanks: IDOT reopens Illinois 161 at Crooked Creek early

    To the delight of area motorists, Illinois Route 161 west of Centralia reopened to traffic on Nov. 29, after being closed for most of 2019.

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  • New Baden to allow cannabis dispensary
    New Baden to allow cannabis dispensary

    In a 4-to-2 vote, the village of New Baden approved an ordinance to allow cannabis dispensaries within village limits once recreational cannabis becomes legal next month.

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  • Clinton County creates Shrine angel tree
    Clinton County creates Shrine angel tree

    First Communion students from Clinton County created personalized handkerchief angels for Christmas, on display at the National Shrine of Our Lady of the Snows.

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  • USDA: Illinois harvest running behind schedule
    USDA: Illinois harvest running behind schedule

    As of Nov. 24, only about 88 percent of corn acres in Illinois had been harvested, according to the USDA.

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Carlyle Lake Levels

Lake levels

Fri., Nov. 27
444.59
Sun., Nov. 29 444.81
Tues., Dec. 3 447.56

Precipitation

precipitation

November 27 .77"
November 28 .00"
November 29 .00"
November 30 1.67"
December 1 .28"
December 2 .03"
December 3  .02"