High-achieving students were named to the Knox College Dean's List for the 2021 Spring Term. To be named to the Dean's List, a student must have earned at least 2.5 credits in the term, with a grade point average of 3.6 or better (on a 4.0 scale).

The Crossroads UMW “Basement to Attic Sale” is back! Items for sale include toys, linens, dishes, jewelry, books, DVDs, small appliances, and much more.  The sale will be held at Crossroads Methodist Church on the corner of Rt. 24 and Main Street in Washington on August 4 from 9:00 a.m. – 5:…

Illinois Wesleyan University honored more than 360 candidates for graduation during Commencement on May 2, 2021. The candidates include: Emily Heim of Morton, Summa Cum Laude; Cooper Kraft of Morton, Jacob Heerman of Germantown Hills, Claire Geier of Washington, Kaitlyn Geier of Washington, …

Missouri University of Science and Technology announces the names of students who made the honor list for the Spring 2021 semester.

Here we are at last.  Since 2018 around a breakfast table, somehow the topic came up to plan a trip together for the first time ever.  If everyone could come, we would have eleven people including my wife’s brothers and sisters with spouses.  We have ten who wound up coming to a distant place.

Morton Potters 8U were gold bracket champions in the 2021 MATBO baseball tournament, going undefeated all weekend. Pictured from left to right: Levi Parnham, Beau Springer, Jackson Boeker, Beckett Cantu, Jax O’Brian, Ace Monfre, Luke Whitaker, Mason Stephens, Fletcher Spangler, Luke Gronewol…

All cyclists and casual riders are invited “bike their way” to the Fourth Fridays event on July 23 at 5:30 p.m.  The Community Bike Ride was developed by the Bike Morton committee who identified the need for a community-wide ride. The route will be a maximum distance of 13 miles and will tra…

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The Illinois Department of Transportation has announced that Tennessee Avenue will be closed on Monday, July 26 between U.S. 150 and Harding Road for repairs of the Tennessee Bridge overpass. The repairs include the removal and replacement of the existing bridge joints and is expected to be …

When a family has a member or members that have served in branches of the US military, there is the experience of overwhelming pride.  Alison and Doug Robinson are experiencing this rightful pride as their son, Col. Brett B. Robinson, retires from the U.S. Air Force.

Washington, IL— The Washington Chamber of Commerce welcomed the reopening of UnityPoint Clinic - Express on July 12, 2021.   UnityPoint Clinic – Express is located at 209 N. Cumming Lane in Washington.  Due to surges in COVID-19 cases last fall, UnityPoint Clinic closed its Express location …

A party will be held on July 25, 2021, beginning at 1 p.m. that will celebrate the Deer Creek District Library’s “A Summer of Reading.”  A listing of events for the celebration follows: 1:00-Chalk Festival, Show off your artistic side and create a sidewalk masterpiece; 2:00-Community Bingo G…

Augustana College announced more than 1,100 students were named to the Dean's List for the 2020-21 spring semester. Students who have earned this academic honor have maintained a grade point average of 3.5 or higher on a four-point scale for courses taken during the term.

More than 1800 students were named to Bradley's Dean's List for Spring 2021. To be eligible for the Dean's List, a student must achieve a minimum 3.5 grade point average for the semester on a 4.0 scale.  Congratulations to: