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Correction Officers Share Job Insight

Posted by on Oct 16, 2017 in Community News, Heartland News | 0 comments

On October 5th, 2017, two officers from the Jail Division of McLean County Corrections Department came to visit Heartland Community College to discuss an upcoming job fair and orientation for new officers. I had the pleasure of speaking with officers Mattingly and Proctor, both of whom were hired in 2008 into Mclean County corrections.

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The Magic of Horseback Riding

Posted by on Oct 9, 2017 in Community News, Heartland News | 0 comments

Sweat dripping down my face, dirt on my jeans with the wind blowing in my hair is what I love the most. Horseback riding is a magical experience.

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Movie Or Miniseries?

Posted by on Sep 27, 2017 in Entertainment, Heartland News | 0 comments

I’m sure a lot of comparisons between the It miniseries (1990) and the It movie (2017) will be about CGI graphics and the revamp of Pennywise the clown as well as the other modern updates of the movie, but there are a lot of other differences based on what was acceptable for filming at the time and what people wanted to see.

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Shade Tree Mechanics

Posted by on Sep 17, 2017 in Community News, Heartland News, The More You Know, Voices | 0 comments

When was the last time you were driving down I-55 and your lovely Tritan engine decided to throw a spark plug just for giggles and skittles? It has probably not occurred in your world, and if it has, you completely understand the pain and agony of repairing this minor issue that causes such big problems. Regular vehicle maintenance can solve a lot of heartache in the long run, but there isn’t really a guide as to when to do most upkeep.

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Confederate Statues, Should We Keep Them?

Posted by on Sep 5, 2017 in Heartland News, Voices | 0 comments

Do you believe we are going to rewrite history or correct it by removing the Confederate monuments? Are hunks of marble or bronze really going to tear this nation apart? Perhaps, but maybe for good reason.

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