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Pontiac Caterpillar plant celebrating 40 years

Pontiac Daily LeaderBy Luke SmuckerPosted Dec 8, 2018 at 12:23 PM As another chapter begins to close in the pages of history, the Caterpillar plant in Pontiac reflects on 40 years of business within the community. Caterpillar Inc. acquired the Pontiac facility in January 1978 and it was operational by March of that year producing […]

Program helping PC freshmen be more interested

By Luke SmuckerPosted Aug 25, 2018 at 9:45 AM A group of 40 to 50 freshmen at Prairie Central High School are taking part in the school’s new Freshman Cohort program this year. The core subjects of math, science, English and social studies are split between six teachers into two classrooms in an effort to offer students a STEAM-based teaching […]

Congressman Adam Kinzinger Holds Health Care Roundtable

U.S. Congressman Adam Kinzinger made a stop in Pontiac Tuesday to speak with regional leaders about topics that affect rural health care. The congressman took part in a health care roundtable discussion at OSF HealthCare Saint James-John W. Albrecht Medical Center. The roundtable was co-hosted by OSF Saint James and the Greater Livingston County Economic […]

Boys & Girls Club gets computers from ATR

By Paul WestermeyerStaff Reporter | Pontiac Daily Leader The ever-increasing prominence of the STEAM initiative is usually thought to only encompass or concern schools. But on the local level, the local after-school Boys & Girls Club of Livingston County program has made it an extracurricular activity as well. On Wednesday, the Boys & Girls Club […]

Pontiac Heartland Community College Youth Enrichment Summer Programs

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Pontiac Heartland Community College Youth Enrichment Summer Classes

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Pontiac Heartland Community College Cinco De Mayo Celebration

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New downtown coffee house offers crafted flavor

By Luke Smucker Staff Reporter The Daily Leader February 14, 2018 A new cup of joe is making its mark in downtown Pontiac. After months of planning and preparation, business owners Scott and Jennifer Cranford and co-owner Marty Fannin opened The Cup and The Scone coffee house, located at 213 W. Madison St., on Feb. […]

Woodland getting ahead of the game

STREATOR — Recent years have seen the job market trend increasingly toward careers requiring skills in computation, engineering and manufacturing, and the desire for education to meet those demands has expressed itself in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics academic discipline. And Woodland High School is putting itself ahead of the curve, becoming the first […]