CHICAGO — Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker and the Illinois Department of Human Services announced Tuesday the U.S. Department of Agriculture has approved six new retailers for Illinois’ 1.8 million Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program recipients to buy groceries online. Among the new retailers is County Market, which operates 31 locations throughout the state. County Market has […]
Brown County, Illinois
Matthew Kirby submitted these photos of the annual Hannibal Band Day field show. The parade and field show celebrate local high school marching bands and is usually held on the second Tuesday in October.
The Two Rivers Regional Council of Public Officials has funds available to assist income-eligible households with natural gas, propane and electric bills, as well as furnace assistance. The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program is available in Adams, Brown, Pike, and Schuyler counties. Eligibility requirements are different than in years past. Households must be at or […]
TIMEWELL, Ill. — The “Soup in the Woods” fundraiser for Jensen Woods Camp, 1498 275 E. Street in Timewell, is set for 3-6 p.m. Oct. 30 and 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Oct. 31. Kids will enjoy games, crafts, and pumpkin decorating. Live music and wagon rides will be available. Vendors will sell kettle corn, cotton […]
BAYLIS, Ill. — John Wood Community College held its 18th annual Ag Alumni Association Livestock Judging Invitational on Sept. 17 at the JWCC Agricultural Education Center. The event was sponsored by ADM Animal Nutrition and Moorman’s ShowTec and hosted by JWCC Agriculture Alumni Association and Livestock Evaluation Club. Two-hundred and sixty students from 20 Illinois and Missouri high schools, FFA and […]
Quincy Medical Group is offering drive-through flu shot clinics in Barry, Ill., Keokuk, Iowa, Mount Sterling, Ill., Pittsfield, Ill., and Quincy, Ill., for people ages 2 and over. Appointments are encouraged and can be made by calling the phone number listed with each location. All those attending the flu shot clinics are asked to wear […]
John Wood Community College President Mike Elbe chats with MRN Publisher/GM Bob Gough about his tenure at 48th and Harrison. MRN This Week is furnished by Harvey’s.
John Wood Community College Board of Trustees heard an update on Governor JB Pritzker’s COVID executive order requiring employees and students in higher education to get vaccinated or test weekly at Wednesday’s board meeting. JWCC is working with SHIELD Illinois from the University of Illinois to implement a testing program for all JWCC sites, plus […]
TIMEWELL, Ill. — Jensen Woods Camp needs help in its goal of building new horse shelters. Horses now are at camp year-round, and guided trail rides are being offered for a nominal fee. With this recent upgrade of the camp services comes a new need for horse shelters. These shelters would be hand-built, and some […]
The Illinois State Board of Education is updating its list of schools that have chosen to defy Governor JB Pritzker’s mask mandate. The Warsaw School Board voted 5-2 on Monday night to follow the mask mandate when the district returns from the Labor Day break on September 7. School officials met with ISBE representatives earlier […]