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New year brings crowds to fieldhouse

By KAYTLIN WORKMAN
For the Mahomet Citizen

With the start of the New Year—a time when many people resolve to start living a more healthy lifestyle—an increasing number of Mahomet residents have been taking advantage of the public hours available at the Mahomet-Seymour High School Fieldhouse. 


'Read to a Dog' coming to library

By KAYTLIN WORKMAN
For the Mahomet Citizen

The Mahomet Public Library is preparing for its first official “Read to a Dog” program on January 7, 2017. 


Local writer's story in holiday "Chicken Soup" edition

It’s been a busy start to the holiday season for local writer Stephanie Davenport.

She’s been at Christmas events around Central Illinois recently, signing copies of “Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Joy of Christmas.” The book includes a story she penned, “Manners Mishap.”


Weekend of Christmas cheer

We couldn't fit all of our photos from a long weekend of holiday events in the Dec. 8 issue, so here are some more highlights.

 


World Series witness

By JASON BROWN
Mahomet Citizen sportswriter

The saying goes, “Choose a job you love, and you’ll never have to work a day in your life.”


Volunteer's bequest aids museum

For nearly a decade, volunteer Frieda Anderson Mumm was a driving force at Mahomet’s Early American Museum.


Journey to healing

In the newest issue of “At Home Magazine,” published by the News-Gazette, Bridget Broihahn interviews fellow Mahomet resident and breast cancer survivor Kathy Steepleton. In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we are reprinting that interview in the Citizen.


Transition, new venture for Mahomet Landscapes owners

After 17 years in the business, Mahomet Landscapes owners Matt and Alice Pommier are making a change.

Last week, they announced the sale of their facility at U.S. 150 and Prarieview Road to landscape contractors Green View, as well as their plans to move back to their original facility on Hickory Street.


Trunk or Treat returning to Main Street

Trunk or Treat is returning to Main Street this year, and organizers say they’re planning for another big crowd.


Heid at the top of his field

Most people probably don’t think much about where their water comes from. But it’s always on the mind of Village of Mahomet Water and Wastewater Superintendent Jason Heid, who was just named the top water treatment professional in the state.


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