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WETZEL ANNOUNCES CANDIDACY FOR DECATUR SCHOOL BOARD

      (Decatur, IL) – Will Wetzel has announced his candidacy for Board Member of the Decatur Public School District #61’s Board of Education.  Wetzel is a native of Decatur, having graduated from Eisenhower High School in 2003 and Richland Community College in 2012.  Wetzel currently works as an IT professional for ADM. He…

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Information Released On 2022 U.S. Military Academy Nomination Process

          WASHINGTON – The Office of Congresswoman Mary Miller (IL-15) released the following information on the U.S. Service Academy nomination process for juniors and seniors in Illinois’ 15th Congressional District: Members of Congress are able to nominate young men and women from their respective districts to one of our country’s four service…

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City Council Authorizes Sunday Bus Service, Continues Library Renovations To Support Workforce Development

       Highlights from the September 19, 2022 Decatur City Council meeting include an authorization for Decatur Public Transit to explore increasing service, and a resolution allowing for the continued renovations of the Decatur Public Library to support workforce development. Expanding services at Decatur Public Transit      The Decatur City Council on Monday authorized the Decatur Public…

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DPS Board of Education Appoints Bill Clevenger to Fill Vacant Seat

    Decatur, Illinois — The Decatur Public Schools Board of Education voted Tuesday night to appoint Bill Clevenger to fill the vacant seat on the Board. The seat became open when President Dan Oakes stepped down from his Board position in August, following seven terms in office. Mr. Clevenger served as Decatur Park District…

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City seeks feedback on potential Sunday bus routes

          Decatur, IL – The City of Decatur is seeking community feedback about adding Sunday service to the Decatur Public Transit System (DPTS). Residents are encouraged to submit responses to the following short survey: https://bit.ly/3xhe92o. There are only a few questions to answer and a section to write in additional comments.…

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Macon County Sheriff’s Deputies will increase patrols for “Scott Law” violations during the month of October in Macon County

            DECATUR – Sheriff Jim Root has announced that Macon County Sheriff’s Deputies will increase patrols for “Scott Law” violations during the month of October in Macon County.  Scott’s Law is the Illinois law that requires motorists, when approaching an emergency vehicle stopped along the roadway, to change lanes if…

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Decatur Mayor Julie Moore Wolfe Seeks Another Term

  Decatur Mayor Julie Moore Wolfe will run for re-election in 2023. Moore Wolfe has been twice elected mayor and has served on Decatur City Council since 2009. Moore Wolfe cites her strong background in economic development as key to her success. “I’ve been directly involved in economic development for the past 25 years,” said…

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