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  Decatur, Illinois - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Decatur, incorporated in 1836, is the county seat of Macon County
Decatur is the location of Millikin University, founded by James Millikin.
Decatur is a sister city to Tokorozawa, Saitama, Japan, and to Seevetal, Lower Saxony, Germany.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Decatur,_Illinois   (1089 words)

  
 Greater Decatur Chamber of Commerce - Decatur, Illinois
Decatur Public Schools offer area families many choices in their child's education with five magnet school programs, including a public Montessori school which is one of only five in the state, and is the first public Montessori middle school in Illinois.
Technology is at the forefront of education in all Decatur and Macon County schools.
Decatur Public School District 61 has been recognized by the State of Illinois as an "Innovative Technology District." Decatur and Macon County offer a wide array of educational opportunities, from the foundation of its public and private elementary schools to the variety of programs available through Richland Community College and Millikin University.
www.decaturchamber.com /relocationeducation.html   (348 words)

  
 History of Decatur Airport— Decatur, Illinois
Decatur pilot Gary Gray, a Decatur Park District commissioner and vice president of Walrus Mfg.
In August 1996, Decatur Airport hosted a 50th birthday party featuring air show, fireworks, displays of new and vintage military and civilian aircraft and classic cars, food and entertainment.
2003 Decatur Airport is again named "Illinois Primary Airport of the Year in 2003" by the Illinois Department of Transportation, the fourth such award in its history.
www.decatur-airport.org /pictorial.htm   (627 words)

  
 Decatur - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Stephen Decatur was an officer in the United States Navy during the early 1800s.
Decatur is the name of several places in the United States.
In her intercourse with foreign nations, may she always be in the right; but our country, right or wrong," often shortened to "My country, right or wrong".
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Decatur   (167 words)

  
 Fact Sheet #3 - Bath Landfill, Decatur, Illinois
This 17-acre landfill southwest of Decatur on the south bank of the Sangamon River was permitted in 1974 as a demolition debris landfill.
This landfill was one of the 33 landfills in Illinois identified by Illinois EPA in 1998 as most in need of immediate repairs.
However, the Illinois EPA points out that since the landfill was not properly closed, any activities contrary to the original landfill permit could result in legal action.
www.epa.state.il.us /community-relations/fact-sheets/bath-landfill/bath-landfill-3.html   (741 words)

  
 Decatur Magazine: Decatur, Illinois: Travel: Winter Outings
Decatur offers several activities that allow families the opportunity to laugh together, have fun, cure cabin fever, and develop some family traditions at the same time.
One and a half miles northwest of Blue Mound, Illinois, in southwestern Macon County, is the Griswold Conversation Area.
Debby Hays, a frequent contributor to Decatur Magazine, lives in Mt. Zion with her husband, son and two cats.
www.decaturmagazine.com /travel-daytrips-outings.htm   (682 words)

  
 Decatur Audubon Society - Birding, Education and Conservation
Decatur is known as the "soybean capital of the world," but in spite of being surrounded by cornfields and soybean fields, this region does have natural areas in which to "bird." The Sangamon River flows through the center of Macon County, creating havens for birds and other wildlife along its tree-lined corridor.
Decatur Audubon is involved in many activities in cooperation with other organizations and agencies.
The mission of the Decatur Audubon Society (and the National Audubon Society) is to conserve and restore natural ecosystems, focusing on birds, other wildlife, and their habitats for the benefit of humanity and the earth's biological diversity.
www.decatur-audubon.org   (451 words)

  
 Greater Decatur Chamber of Commerce | Decatur, Illinois
Welcome to Greater Decatur Chamber of Commerce serving Decatur and Macon County, Illinois.
The Greater Decatur Chamber of Commerce is a pro-business network providing service, political advocacy, and leadership to strengthen education, community image, and local businesses.
We invite your to join the Greater Decatur Chamber of Commerce and enjoy all of the benefits of membership.
www.decaturchamber.com   (125 words)

  
 Herald & Review Newspaper Website - Decatur, Illinois - Central Illinois Newspaper Group (CING)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
DECATUR - Decatur public schools' enrollment is down from last year, continuing the trend of declining enrollment.
DECATUR - Barb Ozier felt selfish when she thought about the trip she had planned for a group of Cerro Gordo High School students to New York City and how it would probably be cancelled.
DECATUR - A 24-year-old Decatur man faces up to 30 years in prison when he is sentenced Oct. 13 following his conviction Thursday for unlawful possession of cocaine with intent to deliver within 1,000 feet of a school and a park.
www.herald-review.com /news/local_news   (587 words)

  
 Decatur, IL Sister Cities Committee   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
The city of Decatur was founded in 1829 as seat of Macon County.
The “Stump Speaker” statue (oval insert to the left of Stephen Decatur), marking his first political speech, was erected October 16, 1968.
Lake Decatur provides the city with its water needs and is a popular recreation spot.
www.decaturnet.org /dscc/decatur.html   (223 words)

  
 Decatur Illinois Weather
Intellicast Decatur Regional Radar This is an excellent regional image that shows a larger portion of Illinois, allowing you to see weather moving into the Decatur and Central Illinois area.
Weatherbase Decatur Average and extreme weather data and records for Decatur from Weatherbase.
Decatur School Cancellation News Check here to see if winter weather has closed the schools in the Decatur area.
illiniweather.com /cities/decatur.htm   (478 words)

  
 SCORE | Decatur, Illinois - Chapter 296   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
In 1977, several retired business executives, professional people, and Millikin University faculty members met in Decatur to discuss how they might use their talents in helping others to start new businesses, or in helping local and area existing businesses become even more successful.
The application was approved and the chapter now serves the business needs of Decatur and the vicinity.
The Decatur SCORE Chapter covers a territory comprising Macon and surrounding counties.
www.decaturscore.org /about.asp.htm   (284 words)

  
 Find Churches in Decatur Illinois - FlockFinder.com
Childrens' ministries for churches in Decatur Illinois are rarely the same from one church to the next.
churches in Decatur Illinois are able to describe in detail, what their services are like in their own words.
For people trying to decide which churches in Decatur Illinois to visit, providing these types of details is vital to finding a good church home.
www.flockfinder.com /churches_illinois/decatur/churches_decatur_illinois.html   (536 words)

  
 DECATUR FOUNDRY : History (Decatur Illinois Gray and Ductile Iron Foundry)
Decatur illinois history historic J. Johnson sash weights annealing pots old photos iron foundry
By 1950, J.L. Johnson and Sons was incorporated and had purchased the Decatur Foundry, Inc. In 1951 they switched from making window weights, which were becoming obsolete, to making cast iron annealing pots which are used in the heat treatment of castings.
In the 1970's, under President Henry R. Young, the Decatur Foundry expanded into supplying gray and ductile iron castings to pump, valve and electric motor industries.
www.decaturfoundry.com /history.html   (290 words)

  
 Decatur, Illinois in the Midwest League | MWLguide.com
The record of the Midwest League franchise in Decatur, Illinois.
Decatur's best teams were independents competing against affiliated farm teams.
Decatur joined the MWL predecessor Mississippi-Ohio Valley League as an expansion franchise in 1952.
www.mwlguide.com /cities/decatur   (287 words)

  
 Lincoln Trail Homestead State Park
Just west of Decatur, you can see where the Lincoln family first settled in Illinois after moving from their farm in southern Indiana.
Here they built a log cabin, into which they removed, and made sufficient of rails to fence ten acres of ground, fenced and broke the ground, and raised a crop of sown corn upon it the same year.
In the autumn all hands were greatly afflicted with ague and fever, to which they had not been used, and by which they were greatly discouraged, so much so that they determined on leaving the county.
showcase.netins.net /web/creative/lincoln/sites/decaturock.htm   (573 words)

  
 Decatur-Foreclosures Illinois   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
The Decatur Chamber of Commerce has just completed 75 years of existence as the community's advocate for business...
Decatur, Texas is an historic small town located in Wise County, near the Dallas/Ft. Worth area.
DECATUR - A 24-year-old Clinton man is in critical but stable condition at St...
www.foreclosure-illinois-us.info /decatur.html   (471 words)

  
 Decatur, Illinois
Decatur is known for its historic landmarks which are located within an 80 acre tract of land.
Buildings of every architectural style, from Civil War until the Depression era are featured.
Unauthorized duplication in part or whole without prior written consent prohibited by law.
www.planetware.com /illinois/decatur-us-il-dec.htm   (62 words)

  
 What's New in Golf at the Decatur Park District
DECATUR, ILL — The new Raymond Floyd signature 18-hole golf course in Decatur, Illinois has been officially named, honoring a native bird often seen flying overhead or perched on a fencepost along Route 51 South where the course is located.
A recent survey by the Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) shows that red-tailed hawks are thriving in the state, after a period of decline.
Decatur Park District currently owns and operates four additional golf courses; Hickory Point Golf Course, site of the Futures Golf Tour, the developmental tour of the LPGA, Scovill Golf Club, Nelson Golf Course and Faries Golf Course.
www.decatur-parks.org /golf/whatsnew.php?id=8   (927 words)

  
 Herald & Review Newspaper Website - Decatur, Illinois - Central Illinois Newspaper Group (CING)
DECATUR - G&D Integrated is launching a multimillion-dollar expansion of its supply chain business and delivering up to 50 new jobs to Decatur.
Crop forecast improves for Illinois, U.S. DECATUR - The outlook for the fall harvest depends on who you ask and where they are.
Illinois State University has a well-earned reputation for training teachers.
www.decaturheraldreview.com   (741 words)

  
 Herald & Review Newspaper Website - Decatur, Illinois - Central Illinois Newspaper Group (CING)
DECATUR - Like a lot of kids his age, Tyler White loves the Harry Potter books.
Harry Potter remains popular with children, said John Schirle, of the Decatur Public Library children's department, and while the latest book, "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince," isn't quite so hard to get your hands on as it was, the library's copies stay in pretty regular rotation.
Jenny Wagner, 12, a 7th grader at Thomas Jefferson Middle School searches the stacks at Decatur Public Library for books from the Love Stories series as well as horror books during her Christmas vacation Wednesday morning.
www.heraldreview.com /articles/2006/01/06/news/local_news/1012246.txt   (542 words)

  
 About The Glass House in Decatur Illinois
The Glass House is a full service stained glass retail store with the largest selection of stained glass supplies in Central Illinois.
Since 1985, we have developed many "Decatur" gift items to honor the city that we grew up in.
It has been a pleasure to bring back many wonderful memories of Decatur with our customers.
www.decaturmemories.com /AboutUs.htm   (116 words)

  
 Decatur, Illinois, Outdoors Recreation
Decatur, Illinois, what a great place for outdoors people.
Vermilion River, Illinois, NW of Highway 178 to Oglesby Cutoff
Decatur Super 8 Motel, Decatur, Illinois, 1 miles away
www.hikercentral.com /metros/19500.html   (755 words)

  
 DECATUR FOUNDRY - A Gray and Ductile Iron Foundry
DECATUR FOUNDRY - A Gray and Ductile Iron Foundry
Since 1947, Decatur Foundry has continued to grow by providing not only quality castings, but also engineering, casting development, and most importantly, reliable customer service and support.
Decatur Foundry is an industry leader in providing unequalled quality metal casting solutions enabling our business partners success.
www.decaturfoundry.net   (129 words)

  
 Decatur, Illinois FSBO - For Sale By Owner Homes in Decatur, Illinois
HomesByOwner shows Decatur, Illinois for sale by owner homes and properties.
You can advertise your Decatur, IL real estate property, use this site to get Decatur mortgage information, find information for Decatur home sellers or home buyers.
The Decatur homes for sale and real estate shown on this page represents all the Decatur, Illinois homes for sale by owner currently advertised on the site.
www.homesbyowner.com /decatur_il/Search_Listings.asp?City=Decatur|IL   (398 words)

  
 DecaturNet--A Community Network for Decatur and Macon County, Illinois, USA
Our mission is to create a network which enriches the Decatur and Macon County, Illinois community by fostering the development of high quality, community-based information, and by providing a gateway to world-wide information resources.
The Community Foundation of Decatur and Macon County
Illinois State Library (with links to other Illinois libraries)
www.decaturnet.org   (149 words)

  
 Oak Grove Accelerated Elementary School - Decatur Illinois
Oak Grove Elementary School is an "Accelerated" K-6 school located in the Home Park area in Decatur, Illinois.
It is one of 16, public, K - 6 elementary schools in Decatur Public Schools, District 61.
Copyright © 2006 * Decatur Public Schools * All rights reserved.
www.dps61.org /schools/oak_grove   (113 words)

  
 Decatur Collectibles and Gifts from The Glass House
We over 62 different collectibles of the great city of Decatur.
Our collectibles feature landmarks such as the Decatur Transfer House, Decatur High School, Millikin University, and Decatur Carnegie Library.
The tribute to each landmark is available in a variety of shapes and styles - boxes, ornaments, paperweights, suncatchers, bells, candle holders, mugs, and lead crystal bowls.
www.decaturmemories.com   (169 words)

  
 Herald & Review Newspaper Website - Decatur, Illinois
Ehrlich said the research for his recently released book, "Journalism in the Movies," published by University of Illinois Press, showed him Hollywood has played a key role in shaping the American point of view toward journalists.
Joe Saltzman, a journalism professor at the University of Southern California, said he appreciates Ehrlich's book, especially because the genre of movies on journalism has been ignored for too long.
This page, or any file with a copyright notice, may not be published, broadcast, or otherwise distributed without prior written permission.
www.ijpc.org /ehrlicharticle.htm   (726 words)

  
 Illinois Drug Rehabs Alcohol Addiction Treatment Centers IL - Day Treatment : Decatur   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
Illinois Drug Rehabs Alcohol Addiction Treatment Centers IL - Day Treatment : Decatur
Day Treatment or Partial Hospitalization drug and alcohol rehab program in Decatur, Illinois.
Illinois Drug Rehabs Alcohol Addiction Treatment Centers IL (C) 2004-6
www.illinois-drug-rehabs.com /day-treatment/decatur   (84 words)

  
 Herald & Review Newspaper Website - Decatur, Illinois - Central Illinois Newspaper Group (CING)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
Speaches and entertainment bring Decatur together to remember the 5th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
DECATUR - The Millikin defense had no shortage of huge plays.
Tamra Duncan hosts the Taste of Home Cooking School at the Decatur Civic Center.
www.herald-review.com   (741 words)

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