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Starved Rock Was at Maximum Capacity Yesterday – 5/29/17

May 29th, 2017

Starved Rock Was at Maximum Capacity Yesterday

According the Illinois Department of Natural Resources’ social media page, Starved Rock Visitor Center and overflow parking lots reached capacity yesterday by noon. The IDNR expects the park to see similar conditions today. To check the status of Starved Rock’s parking situation, check the IDNR’s facebook or twitter feed.

Lawmakers Ready For Final Three Days In Springfield – 5/29/17

May 29th, 2017

>>Lawmakers Ready For Final Three Days In Springfield

Anything could happen, but some folks in Springfield are betting that nothing will. Illinois lawmakers are entering the last three days of the spring session today. Lawmakers still have to come to terms on a budget, and there are a number of other items left on the to-do list, like school funding reform. Illinois hasn’t had a full state budget in nearly three years.

Illinois Manufacturers Push Lawmakers Against ‘Fake’ Workers Comp Reforms – 5/29/17

May 29th, 2017

>>Illinois Manufacturers Push Lawmakers Against ‘Fake’ Workers Comp Reforms

After years of pushing for workers compensation reforms, the Illinois Manufacturers’ Association is now fighting them. At least the IMA is fighting the latest version of workers comp reform. The Manufacturers’ Mark Denzler last week called the reform package from the Illinois Senate ‘fake reforms.’ Denzler says Illinois businesses need changes to how injured workers are paid in order to keep manufacturers in the state.

The Princeton Farmer’s Market Begins Today – 5/27/17

May 27th, 2017

The Princeton Farmer’s Market Begins Today
The Princeton Farmer’s Market kicks off this morning (5/27/17). The market will be at 439 S. Main Street in front of the Frontier Building next to the Prouty Building again this year from 8:30 until 1:00. Many of the vendors from past years will be selling fresh fruits, vegetables, baked goods, flowers, herbs, plants and more.

The Princeton Library Reached Its Recycling Goal – 5/27/17

May 27th, 2017

The Princeton Library Reached Its Recycling Goal

The Princeton Public library has completed the Trex recycling challenge. The goal was to collect at least 500 pounds of plastic bags in six months to receive a Trex bench made out of recycled plastic. The challenge officially began on April 1st and the goal was met on May 17th. The library will resume collecting plastic bags again on October 1st of this year to attempt another recycling challenge.