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Rend Lake College to hold performance

The Southern

Date: 10/31/2014 12:07:00 AM

INA -- Rend Lake College will hold its fall performance "The Hunchback of Notre Dame" at 7 p.m. Thursday through Nov. 8 and a 2 p.m. Nov. 9 in the RLC Theatre. The production will bring to life the original novel by Victor Hugo, written and published

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UI Extension to host two Parasite Prevention and Control Strategies and FAMACHA Workshops

WSIL TV

Date: 10/30/2014 11:44:00 AM

The first workshop will be held at Rend Lake College in room 117 of the Science Building on Wednesday, November 5. The second workshop will be held at the UI Extension Office in Effingham, which is located at 1209 Wenthe Drive on Wednesday, November 12

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Lady Statesmen want to keep making progress

Robinson Daily News

Date: 10/30/2014 11:31:00 AM

LOGAN COLLEGE 5:30 p.m. 1-25 at Rend Lake College 1 p.m. 1-31 LAKE LAND COLLEGE 5:30 p.m. 2-2 at Vincennes University 4 p.m. 2-4 at Shawnee Community College 5:30 p.m. 2-7 SOUTHWESTERN ILLINOIS COLLEGE 5:30 p.m. 2-11 at Southeastern Illinois College 5:30

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WFFD looking to fill paid-on-call positions

Daily American News

Date: 10/30/2014 5:42:00 AM

Daugherty, a West Frankfort resident and Frankfort Community High School graduate, put himself through the University of Illinois Basic Fire Academy and received EMT training at Rend Lake College. However, not everyone who wants this job has to have that

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Camp owners welcome Ferguson children for weekend getaway

St. Louis Jewish Light

Date: 10/29/2014 12:13:00 PM

That reflection time came courtesy of Andy Brown and Dan Grabel, owners of Camp Manitowa near Rend Lake in Illinois, about 90 miles southeast of St. Louis. The idea began when the pair saw a Facebook post from Rabbi Susan Talve of Central Reform

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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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