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Five Welding Scholarships Donated to IVCC

OGLESBY – Enbridge recently made another $5,000 donation to the Illinois Valley Community College Foundation for five $1,000 welding scholarships for students who live along the pipeline and have an interest in working in the oil and gas pipeline industry. Full- or part-time second-year

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Streator Woman Arrested on Heroin Charge

STREATOR – The LaSalle County Sheriff’s Office arrested a 22-year-old Streator woman on a heroin charge. The Tri-County Drug Enforcement Narcotics Team made a controlled purchase of alleged heroin in the 800 block of Monroe St in Streator from Janessa L Phillips. She was taken

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IVCC to Propose Tuition Increase

OGLESBY – A $3 per credit hour tuition increase may be coming to Illinois Valley Community College starting this summer. According to IVCC President Jerry Corcoran, even with the increase, the school will be below the state average for community colleges. The increase is expected to

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