Work has started on the north wing of the second floor of St. Bede Academy in Peru with the first of four sections that will be renovated as part of the ongoing, long-range capital improvement plan, titled The Legacy Project.

A Child Activity Center staffed by the Illinois Valley YMCA will soon open at Illinois Valley Community College.

The Ladd Grade School Board of Education will conduct a special meeting 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 27, to discuss and approve an updated e-learning plan.