Mattoon


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Mattoon

(măt'o͞on`), city (1990 pop. 18,441), Coles co., E central Ill.; inc. 1859. It is a processing, rail, and industrial center for a farming region. Among its manufactures are paper products, electrical and fire-prevention equipment, machinery, and signs. Nearby are many oil wells, a fish hatchery, and Lake Mattoon. The farm and grave of Abraham Lincoln's father and stepmother are southeast of the city.
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The tornado then struck and badly damaged both Mattoon and Charleston.
Mattoon a private school teacher camped with her family in Canada as a young girl and learned firsthand the value of the outdoor experience.
Mattoon peered over her fence, saw smoke and ran around the block to the front of Maricle's house.
The newspaper company, publisher of the Mattoon Journal Gazette and Charleston Times-Courier, moved to intervene in the suit for the limited purpose of obtaining access to the settlement.
Donated canned goods will be given to the Mattoon Community Food Bank and donated pet food will be divided among the participating animal shelters and rescues.
For Kim Mattoon it was 16 jars of her grandmother's applesauce, for Haley Throckmorton it was a lamb's wool rug and for Curtis Norris of Portland it was eight pairs of shoes.
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Governor Quinn founded the Portrait of a Soldier memorial exhibit to honor fallen servicemembers in 2004 after artist Cameron Schilling of Mattoon drew the first portrait of Army Spc.
Neighbor Thane Mattoon was watering rhubarb plants in her backyard shortly before 4 p.
The microscopic analysis by Jim Mattoon, director of the biotechnology center at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, found it covered with a bunch of bacteria, most of the coccus type.
Mattoon, a stooped man in thick wire-rim spectacles, runs the biotechnology center at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs.
Secondly, management has approved a change in production scheduling to change a large portion of plant operations from five 8-hour days a week to four 10-hour days at Ampad's manufacturing facilities in both Mattoon, Illinois and Morristown, Tennessee.