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  • Run benefits local pantries

    SANDWICH – Registration is open for the 5k Hunger Run/Walk, to be held Saturday, Sept. 20 at the Sandwich Fairgrounds.
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Mothers of Preschoolers group to begin at Sandwich church

    SANDWICH – M.O.P.S. (Mothers of PreSchoolers) is coming to Sandwich.Emmanuel Church Pastor Joe MacDo ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Superfest booth raises funds for mission

    Aug. 29, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Rally Day includes entertainment, backpack blessing

    PLANO – Rally Day at the United Methodist Church of Plano is 9 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 7.Sunday school ch ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Calling 811 before digging protects life and property

    Before planning a home improvement, planting a tree, installing a fence or deck call JULIE by dialing 811. It’s the law in Illinois to place this call ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 1:13 pm
  • Sandwich native returns to perform at Sandwich Fair

    SANDWICH – Sandwich native Leslie Beukelman will return home to perform with her all-female acoustic trio, The Oh Yeahs, at the Sandwich Fair on Sunda ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 1:12 pm
  • Sandwich Youth Tackle Football splits with two wins, two losses

    SANDWICH – Sandwich Youth Tackle Football hosted Chanooka Black the weekend of Aug. 23. The superlights took the field looking to go 3-0, but a great ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 1:11 pm
  • Sculptor exhibits works at Waubonsee

    SUGAR GROVE – An artist who explores how works of clay, ceramics and other materials interact with the human experience has brought his work to Waubon ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 1:10 pm
  • Man in serious condition after motorcycle crash

    ADAMS TOWNSHIP – A 21-year-old man is in serious condition after a Monday motorcycle crash in rural Leland.
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 10:09 am
  • Part of Sandwich Fair grandstand closed due to safety concerns

    SANDWICH – The Sandwich Fair Association Board of Directors has decided not to use the upper portion of the grandstand for this year's Sandwich Fair d ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 12:57 pm
  • Two charged with selling cocaine near Sandwich High School

    SANDWICH – Two Sandwich men appeared in court Aug. 26 on allegations they sold cocaine near Sandwich High School, court records show.
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 12:44 pm
  • Commodity game to teach fairgoers about livestock production

    SANDWICH – Illinois 4-H received a gift from the CME Group (Chicago Mercantile Exchange) to launch a new partnership that will connect the work of the ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 8:54 am
  • Opera House season kicks off Oct. 4

    SANDWICH – The Sandwich Opera House's 29th season of live performances begins Saturday, Oct. 4, with the return of Elvis tribute artist Doug Church. C ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 11:39 am
  • Registration for winter basketball, cheer

    SOMONAUK – Registration for girls’ winter basketball and cheerleading will take place Aug. 26 and 30 and Sept. 9.
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 8:48 am
  • Sandwich Park District plans trips and events

    Donny & Marie LiveAre you a little bit country or a little bit rock ‘n’ roll? Long before People Mag ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 8:44 am
  • Reader Poll

    Will you go to the Sandwich Fair?