2017 Poster Contest

April is Alcohol Awareness Month! All Illinois students in grades 6 – 12 are invited to participate in the 22nd Annual Alcohol Awareness Poster Contest. Participation Guidelines “Did You Know” educational sheet that explains how alcohol harms an adolescent brain Educating youth on the dangers of alcohol is important!  Alcohol … Continue reading

Is small-town video gambling drying up?

For local towns with populations of less than 2,000, video gaming has stalled.  As a collective, towns in La Salle, Bureau and Putnam counties with a population of less than 2,000 people have not exceeded last year’s gambling revenue totals.  Read the whole article.

Is Daily Fantasy Sports Illegal Under Federal Law and most State Laws?

In this Op-ed Prof. John Kindt writes: Virtually a nonentity in 2012, by 2015 Daily Fantasy Sports (DFS) was the largest advertiser in the United States. But by the end of 2015, DFS was the subject of investigations by the U.S. Attorney Offices in New York, Boston, and Tampa. Other criminal … Continue reading

2016 Poster Contest Winners Announced

All Illinois students in grades 6-12 were invited to participate in the 2016 Alcohol Awareness Poster Contest.  Winners were announced April 20, 2016.  Pictured above are two of the poster contest winners, Emme Neumann and Alexandra Bradley of Our Savior’s Lutheran in Springfield, IL.