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FFA chapter starts at Rend Lake College

The Southern

Date: 9/13/2014 11:45:00 PM

INA -- The Future Farmers of America (FFA) has taken root at Rend Lake College with the creation of the Collegiate FFA Chapter. The chapter formed a couple weeks ago on the Rend Lake College campus for students interested in professional development

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MEN'S GOLF UPDATE

iHigh

Date: 9/13/2014 9:51:00 PM

All of the Red Wolves improved their scores from the front nine to the back nine. Rend Lake College leads the team standings with a 300. Taylor Suggs of Cincinnati State College is the individual leader after shooting 69

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College roundup: ICC volleyball sweeps pair towin its tourney

Peoria Journal Star

Date: 9/13/2014 8:44:00 PM

The Cougars (11-3) cruised past Rend Lake College 25-10, 25-16, 25-15 in their first match, before sweeping South Suburban College 25-13, 25-10, 25-15 to finish 4-0 in the two-day tournament. Jacqueline Twing fueled the ICC offense, notching 49 assists

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NOTE: Saturday RLC handgun training course postponed a week

McLeansboro Times-Leader

Date: 9/12/2014 1:52:00 PM

INA – The Saturday (Sept. 13) Basic Handgun Training course at Rend Lake College has been rescheduled for next Saturday, Sept. 20. The class will still meet from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. in the Applied Science Center (ASC), Room 101, on the Ina campus. For more

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Logan spikers sweep past Rend Lake

The Daily Republican

Date: 9/12/2014 1:00:00 AM

CARTERVILLE — The John A. Logan College Lady Vols were able to knock off Rend Lake Wednesday night in three games, 25-15, 25-15, 25-10, in their volleyball match at Brewer Gymnasium. Morgan Corn had 11 kills and four blocks to lead the Lady Vols

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• Surface Area: 18,900 Acres
• Average Depth: 10 Feet
• Maximum Depth: 35 feet
Rend Lake is a 13 miles-long, 3 miles-wide southern Illinois reservoir in Franklin and Jefferson Counties near Benton, Illinois. The lake contains 18,900 acres of water, stores 185,000 acre feet of water, and supplies over 15 million gallons of water per day to 300,000 persons in over 60 communities. The reservoir is up to 35 feet deep, but its average depth is closer to 9.7 feet. Its elevation is 405 feet above sea level.
Rend Lake is a reservoir, created when the United States Army Corps of Engineers dammed the Big Muddy River. The dam and lake were authorized in 1962, but the lake was not completely filled until March 1973.
The lakeshore of Rend Lake extends covers 162 miles, part of which is preserved as Wayne Fitzgerrell State Recreation Area. Swimming beaches at North Marcum and South Sandusky are managed and maintained by the US Army Corps of Engineers. An adjacent Illinois Artisans Shop & Visitors Center is part of the Illinois State Museum system and is operated by the Illinois Department of Natural Resources.
In 2010, Rend Lake was designated as an Important Bird Area of Illinois.
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