District 161 board seeking new member to replace Michelle Hoereth

April 20, 2021 - 22:59

Flossmoor School District 161 board President Michelle Hoereth was elected on April 6 to the District 233 Board of Education, and that will leave an open spot on the District 161 board.

Hoereth is expected to submit her resignation from the District 161 board on May 3, The board will have 60 days to appoint her successor, according to a statement from the district on Tuesday.

4/20/2021 | What You Need to Know Today

April 19, 2021 - 23:06

FREEZE WARNING - Forecasts call for snow today, ending before 7 p.m. Also, a freeze warning is in place for tonight, which could compromise outdoor plants if not protected. Don't worry -- we should see 60s by Friday and 70s by next week.

PUT ON YOUR SHOPPING SHOES - Homewood Farmers Market reopens May 8 with a limit of 60 customers allowed at any one time. Customers must wear masks, and abide by sanitization and social distancing guidelines.

State releases more than $4.2M in Rebuild Illinois funding to replace GSU HVAC systems

April 19, 2021 - 21:33

The Illinois Capital Development Board today last week more than $4.2 million has been released for the replacement of HVAC systems at Governors State University. 

The funding will help address deferred maintenance projects on the GSU campus that have been stalled due to a lack of investment by previous administrations. 


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