Local News

  • Fitness classes for all ages at park district

    SANDWICH – The Sandwich Park District offers fitness programs for all levels, including Zumba, yoga, chair yoga, Super Core and more. Programs are off ...
    April 17, 2014 - 6:05 pm
  • Baseball league donates to Open Door

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    April 22, 2014 - 2:30 pm
  • Bowl for Kids' Sake raises $2,500

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    April 22, 2014 - 2:25 pm
  • Therapeutic riding center benefits from donation

    NEWARK – Equine Dreams was blessed to receive a contribution in the amount of $2,000 from the Knights of Columbus Illinois State Council. The funds wi ...
    April 22, 2014 - 2:30 pm
  • Y instructor a martial arts hall of fame inductee

    PLANO – Mark Nixon has been inducted into the Illinois State Martial Arts Hall of Fame. Nixon is a sixth-degree black belt in the art of isshin shorin ...
    April 22, 2014 - 2:22 pm
  • Folk trio takes opera house stage

    SANDWICH – A Band Called Honalee, a modern-day folk trio inspired by the music and legacy of Peter, Paul and Mary, will perform at the Sandwich Opera ...
    April 22, 2014 - 2:24 pm
  • Car stickers for sale May 1

    SOMONAUK – The 2014-2015 Village of Somonauk vehicle stickers will be available at Somonauk Village Hall, 131 S. Depot St., starting May 1.
    April 17, 2014 - 5:40 pm
  • Church, bikers join to prevent suicides

    PLANO - The United Methodist Church of Plano, 219 N. Hale St. in Plano, will host a Bikers Sunday on April 27. Those who ride motorcycles are invited ...
    April 22, 2014 - 2:22 pm
  • Civil War reenactors bring history to life

    SANDWICH – The Civil War ended in spring 1865, but the 10th Illinois Infantry Reenactment Group brought the war between the North and South back to li ...
    April 22, 2014 - 2:17 pm
  • Low-cost driveway repairs goal for Somonauk residents

    SOMONAUK – The village of Somonauk is compiling a list of homeowners in the village who are interested in paving or resurfacing their driveways.
    April 22, 2014 - 2:27 pm
  • Fox Country Players

    Fox Country Players is preparing for Fairy Tale endings this July. The Theatre Arts Academy offers theater arts enrichment for students entering grade ...
    April 17, 2014 - 5:57 pm
  • Audition for Sandwich salute to America

    SANDWICH – Indian Valley Theatre will bring “We the People” to the historic Sandwich Opera House in July, and auditions are scheduled for this fun and ...
    April 17, 2014 - 6:00 pm
  • Mayors join volunteers

    Yorkville Mayor Gary J. Golinski, Plano Mayor Bob Hausler and Oswego Village President Brian Leclerq joined more than 1,760 mayors across the country ...
    April 17, 2014 - 5:55 pm
  • Relay celebrates survivors

    Joan Aubele of Somonauk was the guest speaker at last year’s Relay For Life of Plano–Sandwich–Somonauk with good reason. She is now a cancer survivor ...
    April 17, 2014 - 5:58 pm
  • Splash pad to help Sandwich cool down

    SANDWICH – The people of Sandwich will have a way to keep cool on hot days this summer. The Sandwich Park District is building a splash pad in Milesto ...
    April 22, 2014 - 2:18 pm
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