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Monday, November 20, 2023
Turkey producers an important part of Midwest agriculture

Five of the top poultry production states in the U.S. are in the Midwest, led by Minnesota. In Illinois, the turkey industry has a smaller, but still very important footprint. Poultry is big…

Saturday, November 18, 2023
National Adoption Day

National Adoption Day is dedicated to raising awareness of the over 100,000 children waiting for adoption in the United States. Today, communities across the country are celebrating adoption and advocating…

Friday, November 17, 2023
Deer Processing a Family Business in Illinois

Illinois has an estimated population of 850,000 deer, ranked 11th in the nation by one national magazine. Illinois also ranks seventh in the top deer hunting states list, with the…

Wednesday, November 15, 2023
National Education Support Professionals Day

National Education Support Professionals Day recognizes and celebrates the staff that ensures our schools run smoothly. Thank you to the professionals who do their part in making schools a place…

Tuesday, November 14, 2023
Capitol Update

Illinois General Assembly Concludes Fall Veto SessionWeek two of the Fall Veto Session was characterized more by what the Democratic Supermajority failed to deliver instead of what they did deliver….

Monday, November 13, 2023
World Kindness Day

World Kindness Day is a reminder that compassion is what binds us all together. Today let’s all do one random act of kindness and make our world a better place!

Saturday, November 11, 2023
Thank you Veterans!

This Veterans Day let us take a moment to remember the sacrifices made by those who answered the call to protect the freedom of our nation. Thank you to all…

Wednesday, November 8, 2023
National STEM/STEAM Day

National S.T.E.M. / S.T.E.A.M. Day calls for the advancement of education in the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math. These are critical areas in any child’s education and…

Tuesday, November 7, 2023
Rep. Amy Elik’s Resolution to Audit Spending on Free Healthcare for Undocumented Immigrants Approved

With an estimated 450,000 undocumented immigrants living in Illinois and the ever-increasing costs forced onto taxpayers to pay for their free Medicaid healthcare benefits, State Representative Amy Elik (R-Alton) has…

Monday, November 6, 2023
Women’s Entrepreneurship Panel Nov. 15

Join SIUE for an exciting event celebrating women entrepreneurs! The Women’s Entrepreneurship Day Panel & Networking, hosted by the SIUE School of Business, will take place on Wednesday, November 15, 2023 at…