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Hands-On Saturday Fun with University of Illinois Extension

Find out what RE:DECATUR found exciting at 2015 Make-Explore-Share.  See some of the cool photos from the day and check out what you missed!  Thanks so much to Christy Jankowski for showcasing the event in Hands-On Saturday Fun with University of Illinois Extension. ... Read More


Make-Explore-Share on CiLiving

The hosts of CiLiving had tons of fun with Jennifer Nelson talking about Make-Explore-Share this past week. Check out this fun and entertaining interview showcasing some of the cool opportunities that were available at the 2015 Make-Explore-Share.         ... Read More


Igniting a Movement of Making in OUR Community!

Over 425 people attended Make-Explore-Share this past Saturday.  Discover all of the cool and unique "making" opportunities that were available to participants.  Thank you to our community partners including The Decatur Arts Council, Millkin University Center for Entrepreneurship, City of Monticello and the Mt. Zion Chamber of Commerce.  Check out the full story in the Herald & Review entitled People ... Read More


Home Brew a Big Hit in Macon County!

Home brewing was a hit in Macon County when University of Illinois Extension offered its first class of beer brewing this past Saturday. See what it was all about with this article from the Herald & Review.  Thanks to Huey Freeman for the story and Lisa Morrison for the pictures. ... Read More


Impacting Our Community

University of Illinois Extension is proud to be celebrating our 100th Anniversary. Thanks to the Herald & Review, U of I Extension's history and future were showcased in the paper. Thanks to Emily Steele for the great article entitled Cooperative Extension Still Relevant After 100 Years. Take a look for yourself and see how we are still impacting our community ... Read More


Can You Believe This!

WAND TV came to our very own Doug Gucker to talk about 2014 corn yields. Check out what everyone is talking about here in Macon County! ... Read More