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Wednesday, June 20, 2018
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In Robinson for a brief campaign visit Wednesday, Gov. Bruce Rauner complimented Marathon refinery employees for working hard, supporting education and giving back to the community - values he says he has also tried to exemplify. Rauner made a brief stop in Robinson Wednesday morning to show his support of Marathon's work and growth.


Hutsonville seeking 'compromise' on letting residents raise chickens
The Hutsonville Village Board would like to hear residents' thoughts on allowing chickens to be raised in the village.

Michael Delaney and his family came before the board to ask for an exception to village Ordinance 86-3. It prohibits livestock animals from being in town.


Friday, June 15, 2018

Retired With Honors
Retired With Honors
Members of Robinson Scout Troop 901 carefully fold a newly-retired flag after lowering it from the pole at the Robinson Elks Lodge Wednesday. The Elks and scouts participated in an early Flag Day ceremony to honor the Stars and Stripes and to officially retire the ragged old flag and replace it with a new one. Flag Day commemorates the adoption of the American flag by the Second Continental Congress June 14, 1777. (Randy Harrison photo)

Local News

Palestine shop may be added to enterprise zone
A Palestine automotive shop could soon be the newest addition to the Robinson Enterprise Zone.

Robinson City Council Tuesday approved an ordinance allowing Kennedy Auto Care to enter the zone. Aldermen also authorized purchases for the police and street departments during the meeting.
• Responders trying to keep up with flooding
• Infrastructure an issue for county-board candidate
• With no new taxes, Rauner signs budget into law
• Palestine arrests net pot, meth, paraphernalia

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RHS has nine make All-Little Illini teams
Nearly two handfuls of Robinson High School athletes were recognized for their exploits on the diamond this spring by being named to one of the All-Little Illini Conference teams announced recently.

Robinson had six baseball players named, along with three softball players, with six of those being First Team selections.

The selections were based on the players' statistics and performances in conference games only.

• PH's Bogard, RHS 3200 relay place at state
• RHS 3200 relay, PH's Bogard advance
• Robinson's Buchanan goes 1-2 on Day 1 at state tennis tournament
• Lady Panthers drop heartbeaker in 10, 4-3

Insight & Opinion
Letters to the Editor | Guest Columns | Signs of Life

Graduation means freedom - to live
Seniors! Class of 2018! Listen to me. You may not know me, but I am about to tell you what could be the most important thing you ever hear in your life.
• Baseball a journey of 'personal worth'
• Male bias is historical, pervasive
• Liquor-license approvals troubling
• Column an 'insult' to majority of Muslims

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