IVCC ends battle with Marquis, costs taxpayers

Michael Westerman, IV Leader A&E Editor

April 30, 2015

IVCC has dropped a 40-month long lawsuit over the real estate assessment of Marquis Energy LLC in Hennepin, costing taxpayers nearly $900,000 between the legal fees of IVCC and Putnam County. IVCC’s decision came after an...

Support staff petition to unionize approved, next looking to bargain

Andrea Neff, IV Leader Editor

April 30, 2015

IVCC support staff are one step closer to unionizing after learning April 24 that the college will not challenge their petition. With the unionization of staff, these 44 employees would possess a bargaining tool to negotiate...

Season for goodbyes – Two editors bid farewell

Abney Bernardini and Andrea Neff

April 30, 2015

Abney Bernardini - Opinion Editor As the school year comes to a close it is time to say goodbye to Illinois Valley Community College. I am not simply saying goodbye to a college, but to my home for the past three years. I...

Meet IVCC’s new trustee

Austin Burnette, IVCC Student Trustee

April 30, 2015

IVCC students, it is a great honor and privilege to have received so many votes and your trust and confidence in the student government elections. With this mandate, I look forward to being the strong and tenacious voice that...

SGA election results are in

Katie Lamps, IV Leader Staff

April 30, 2015

Sophomore elections for IVCC Student Government Association were in early April, with a total of 183 ballots cast and eight positions filled. Becca Herrmann of Spring Valley was elected president with 154 votes. When asked...

True essence of death: Examining life’s perspective

Pat Escatel, IV Leader Columnist

April 30, 2015

I was driving home from my evening college class and jamming out to music with Sisco, my best friend, in the passenger seat. It was a snowy evening, so traffic was quiet. After a few minutes, my friend turned down the volume and...

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