• River Flood Warning - Click for Details
    Effective: June 24, 2024 @ 4:36pm
    Expires: June 28, 2024 @ 3:00am
    WHAT...Minor flooding is forecast.
    WHERE...Rock River near Joslin.
    WHEN...From Monday afternoon to early Friday morning.
    IMPACTS...At 12.5 feet, Water affects some summer cottages along the river.
    ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 7:45 PM CDT Sunday the stage was 10.3 feet. - Forecast...The river is expected to rise above flood stage tomorrow afternoon to a crest of 12.8 feet Tuesday morning. It will then fall below flood stage Thursday evening. - Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
    Motorists should not attempt to drive around barricades or drive cars through flooded areas. Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles. The next statement will be issued by Monday evening at 845 PM CDT.

IVCC Summer Camps for Kids at the Main Campus in Oglesby


The Illinois Valley Community College Continuing Education Center Summer Camps in July at the Oglesby Campus include: Gears, Careers and Imagineers, Cyber Spies and Grow AG Technology and Plant Cultivation Youth Academy.

For ages five to seven, Jyllian Ossola will lead campers through Gears, Careers and Imagineers (ID 9578) examining professional careers including a story time with hands-on activities and projects. Service vehicles will be on campus to explore along with an opportunity to meet people working in the professions. Classes will meet for three sessions on Monday, July 10th – Wednesday, July 12th from 9 AM – 12 PM. Campers should bring nonperishable snacks each day. The cost of the three sessions is $79.

Cyber Spies (ID 9581) for ages nine and up led by Brian Pichman will examine the reliance on digital data and challenge students to learn and apply tools used by professional digital forensics teams to crack codes and use encryption. Participants will work in teams collecting clues, recovering lost data and exploring the tools of the trade. The class is offered in four sessions starting Monday, July 17th – Thursday, July 20th from 1 PM – 4 PM. Cost is $169.

Grow Ag Technology and Plant Cultivation Youth Academy (ID 9592) for ages 13-17 will be led by IVCC professors Dr. Jennifer Timmers and Willard Mott on Monday, July 17 from 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. Participants will work with hands-on precision AG technology and plant cultivation. There will be two sections to this session. The first session will engage students in the use of global positioning system guidance with the second section exploring basic plant cultivation by creating herb gardens focusing on root media selection, nutrient requirement, plant interactions and the science and benefits of pruning and trimming plants. The cost of the class is $19.

For a full list of classes visit or to enroll online ivcc.edu/summercamp or call 815-224.0427.

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