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Our souls are being healed by the continued love
& support of this wonderful Mount Pulaski community.
   JT Coogan

 
THE JOHN WOODEN OF MT. PULASKI

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A tribute to Mount Pulaski Bruins Coach Robert L. Gasaway
 
DEADLY TANKCAR EXPLOSION ON SE EDGE OF MT. PULASKI (60 YEARS AGO . . . JUNE 2, 1958) <-- CLICK HERE
 
Mount Pulaski's Peyton Taylor finishes track and field career a State Champion <-- click here
Lincoln Daily News On-Line - article by  [Teena Lowery]

 
coach Lia Tulua is pictured center with her two state champions from Mount Pulaski - Peyton Taylor and Cassidy Clark.
Taylor's coach Lia Tulua also talked to the crowd and as coach for both Taylor and the recent junior high State Champion Cassidy Clark, Tulua admitted when she first heard the word 'Mount Pulaski' she had to look it up on the map. The former U of I track and field athlete was a Pacific Islander and she told the crowd that while this is her 10th year in private coaching, this is her first year for coaching school track. Tulua has coached up north she said, but she really likes coaching the smaller school kids. "There's something to be said for the hard-working class when it comes to those days when we are out there in the heat or out there in the cold. My parents came from the islands and we work hard. Both my parents are blue collar and I absolutely truly appreciate the hard work when it comes to those kind of days when they can push through and that's actually what a lot of colleges look for when they look for a thrower. Can they push themselves through a difficult meet?"

Tulua looks forward to working with more local track athletes in the future and is excited to focus on an indoor season for local youth.
Students Honored at Mount Pulaski High School 2018 Awards Night
TOP 10 SENIOR SCHOLARS TOP 10 JUNIOR SCHOLARS
On Tuesday evening, Mount Pulaski High School hosted its annual awards night for the students. Teachers, administrators, students, family and friends all came together for an evening of celebrating the accomplishments of some fine young people.  Included in the night of activities was the recognition of the Seniors of the Month throughout the 2017-18 school year.  Corey Beccue's name was called as the winner of that special recognition and a $500 cash scholarship courtesy of Illinois National Bank.
< CLICK HERE FOR LISTING OF ALL AWARDS >          [Awards list provided by Melanie Hinson, Photos by Teena Lowery]

Mount Pulaski Prom 2018

 "From This Moment"

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Prom goers gather early at the Mount Pulaski Courthouse - slideshow
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Beautiful ladies and handsome gents - slideshow
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Smiling couples living in the moment - slideshow
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Grand March ends with announcement of Royalty - slideshow
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Team winners of the 2018 Logan County Track Meet: Mount Pulaski Honeybears won the 8A girls competition
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LDN: 10 April, 2018 Swift Current and Enel Green Power announce work is beginning on Hilltopper Wind Farm


LDN 11 APR., 2018 Mount Pulaski City Council decides to table the decision regarding Mayor James Cole


LDN: 9 Mar., 2018
Mount Pulaski residents hear school construction needs and finance plans

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Mount Pulaski baseball has  big day . . . sweeping Springfield Southeast HS & Peoria HS NEAR  PERFECT-GAME  JEWEL !!!

 

LDN[April 30, 2018]  <-- click here for full report

   Mount Pulaski hosted a three-team round robin tournament on Saturday with Springfield Southeast High School and Peoria High School, and it was the Hilltoppers schooling the big guys.

   Mount Pulaski took game one 5-3 over Southeast with Brandon Kretzinger getting the start on the mound. He earned the win and got a little relief help from Grant Davis, who picked up the save.

   In game two it was Drew Martin with a dominating performance from the mound to get the 5-0 win. The freshman struck out 17 Peoria batters and only allowed one hit while issuing just one walk. Impressive to say the least.  [Teena Lowery, reporting]

 

NEAR PERFECT GAME JEWEL!!!

Mount Pulaski City Council members Matt Bobell, Aaron Palmquist, and Andrew Neaville facilitated a panel discussion
 in Mount Pulaski Tuesday evening at the Family Life Center. The topic up for discussion was the city's water quality and how to move forward in the future.


        
 
LDN: 19 Apr., 2018 <-- click here
Mt. Pulaski Courthouse



Saturday, April 14, 2018

 

Thank you again for the great support last night for the renovation project #2!  Congratulations to Patty Schaffenacker for winning the Primo Grill Package, Todd Grathowahl for winning the 50/50 drawing and to all of the silent auction winners! The Courthouse Foundation had some special guests at the event... thanks to Representative Tim Butler, IDNR Wayne Rosenthol, Hal Smith (Deron LaHood) and to Sarah Watson with Looking for Lincoln for your support.

Without the support of a great community, state officials, and Mt. Pulaski Courthouse followers, the Courthouse Foundation wouldn’t be able to succeed in renovating the courthouse!

Thank you!

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LDN: 28 Feb., 2018 Mount Pulaski Courthouse Spring Gala Fundraiser Raising Funds for Project 2             
Project 2 will consist of fixing the East outside wall of the Courthouse. This wall has the most damage of all four walls. A non-breathable paint was applied to the bricks many years ago and
has caused extensive moisture problems with the inside plaster walls and damage to the bricks themselves.  The wall will be stripped of all paint and the damaged bricks will be taken out and replaced.
The wall will then be left alone for two years to see if this will fix the problem.  This project is approximately $150,000.

28 Mar., ’18 LDN:

The 45th Annual Lake Fork Community Center Sale to be held this Sat., Mar. 31st

13 Mar., ’18 LDN:  Caleb Coogan Memorial 5K won by his friend, Landon Smith <--click here
 

12 Mar., ’18 LDN: Mount Pulaski makes it back-to-back
 7th Grade Class 2A State Championships

    
 

LDN: 28 Feb., 2018

A Basketball Journey

comes to an end
   By Greg Taylor

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Mount Pulaski students and families
have a blast hosting the Costa Rican students


Part 1: The Ticos return to town <-- click here

Part 2: Exchange experience
more than just language
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7 Feb., 2018 LDN: [Teena Lowery]

 
ABRAHAM  LINCOLN  BIRTHDAY 
at  MT. PULASKI  COURTHOUSE

SAT., FEB. 10th     NOON - 4
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27 Jan., ’18 LDN [Tenna Lowery]:  Hilltoppers win overtime thriller versus Riverton, 44-38


Gezus Oliver was "Mr. Clutch" down the stretch at the free throw line. Oliver led the Hilltoppers with 15 points.

20 Jan., ’18 LDN:  Mount Pulaski Hilltoppers sweep Delavan in Friday night basketball <-- click here



Ma
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30 Jan., '18 LDN: Mount Pulaski girls basketball celebrates Senior Night

20 Jan, 2018 LDN: Mount Pulaski Junior High Volleyball action for the week


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27 Jan., ’18 LDN [Tenna Lowery]:  Hilltoppers win overtime thriller versus Riverton, 44-38

 
    Two ladies at Vonderlieth:
Helen Henrichsmeyer and Doris Eckert
 reach 100 ~ Same day + Same year = Amazing



26 Jan., 2018 LDN [Teena Lowery]
 


Lt. Governor unveils AP pilot program to help rural high School students prepare for college


Illini Central in Mason City among pilot schools
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13 Jan, '18 LDN:Logan County State’s Attorney announces creation of a Veterans Treatment Court

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