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Updated Jun 4, 2015 at 12:06 PM

Smart girls who are interested in STEM subjects — science, technology, engineering and math — are being bombarded by comments and experiences that those subjects just aren’t for them. It’s a growing problem that women who work in those fields are trying to combat.

Updated May 21, 2015 at 12:05 PM

Limited seating remains for your child at the third annual Discovery Camp at Rend Lake College. The two-day summer experience, designed to introduce seventh grade through high school students to numerous health care careers, is scheduled...

Updated May 21, 2015 at 11:06 AM

Courtney Young didn’t start her freshman year with a plan to finish high school with two college associates degrees under her belt in addition to a high school diploma, but that’s exactly what will happen when Young, a senior...

Updated May 21, 2015 at 10:59 AM

SPRINGFIELD, MO — Missouri State University recently awarded scholarships to incoming students for the 2015-16 academic year. These students were selected from those who applied based on their ACT scores, GPA, standing in...

Updated May 20, 2015 at 5:51 AM

Former Benton Grade School principal and lifetime volunteer "Mr. A" dons his new sunhat during his 80th birthday party, held in the Benton Middle School Commons on May 18.

Updated May 20, 2015 at 1:05 AM

The Benton Grade School Ranger Round Up winners for the month of April are: 5th Grade, Owen Sanders, 6th Grade, Jon Jon Tate, 7th Grade, Mady Darr, and 8th Grade, Viri Durantes. These students have been nominated by the teachers for kind...

Updated May 19, 2015 at 11:48 PM

The 48th Annual Rend Lake College Commencement was held May 16 in James Waugh Gymnasium. A total of 610 graduates were conferred 692 Associate Degrees and 519 Occupational Certificates for a total of 1,201 degrees and certificates.

Updated May 10, 2015 at 6:36 PM

Two retirees - Aurelia Hudgens and Curt Mowrer - were honored last night at the annual Rend Lake College Board, Faculty, and Staff Recognition banquet held at Birdies Sports Grille in Whittington. At the banquet, current employees were...

Updated May 6, 2015 at 7:52 AM

John A. Logan College will conduct its 45th commencement on Thursday, May 21 at 7 p.m. in the Donald L. Brewer Gymnasium and Convocation Center.

Updated May 6, 2015 at 7:23 AM

At the Morthland College graduation ceremonies on Saturday, alumni will be seated on stage in a place of honor.

Updated May 5, 2015 at 9:29 AM

Benton Grade School's 5th, 6th, and 7th grade students have raised $5,740 for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital during their participation in the 2015 Math-A-Thon.

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