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  • Garden treasures at Seeds and Weeds

    President Dorothy Fleming (left) welcomes Sheri Sticka (right) to the Seeds and Weeds meeting Thursday night. Sheri shared her talents regarding fairy ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 10:41 am
  • Baking contests a tradition for Somonauk woman

    SANDWICH – Marge Hash of Somonauk will be entering at least 70 baked goods in the Sandwich Fair competition.
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 10:41 am
  • Free child care business training workshop set

    4-C: Community Coordinated Child Care will present a free workshop for individuals interested in offering child care services in their home.
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 10:39 am
  • Sandwich Class of 1975 sets reunion

    The Sandwich High School class of 1975 has scheduled its 40th class reunion from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 19, at Timber Creek Inn and Suites, Sandw ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 10:37 am
  • Sandwich police hosting D.A.R.E. golf outing

    The Sandwich Police Department will host a D.A.R.E. golf outing Sept. 3 at Edgebrook Country Club in Sandwich. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. with a ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 10:36 am
  • Filmmaker to discuss work at Somonauk church

    Author and filmmaker Abbie Reese will speak at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 1 at St. John the Baptist Parish, 320 S. Depot St. in Somonauk.
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 10:37 am
  • Sandwich library sets extended hours

    The Sandwich Public Library will have extended business hours starting this fall. After an overwhelming response from a recent survey, the library wil ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 10:28 am
  • Kendall County Historical Society hosts By-Gone Days

    The Kendall County Historical Society will host By-Gone Days from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 30, at the Lyon Farm, 7935 Route 71 in Yorkville.
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 10:35 am
  • Seniors invited to Move It and Lose It event

    Join Fox Valley Older Adult Services and the Sandwich Park District from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 28, for a sampling of activities coming up thi ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 10:28 am
  • Manufactured home owners meeting set

    The Manufactured Home Owners Association of Illinois will hold its first statewide convention Sept. 12 at Wildwood’s community room, 1 Birch St. in Sa ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 10:27 am
  • Valley West Auxiliary plans quilt raffle

    The Valley West Hospital Auxiliary will host its annual quilt raffle fundraiser at the Sandwich Fair from Sept. 9 to 13. The queen-size quilt was crea ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 10:27 am
  • Bingo and Banana Splits at Park District

    Join the Sandwich Park District for their annual Bingo and Banana Splits from 1 to 3:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 28. Sponsored by local merchants, there will ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 10:26 am
  • Thirty-One Gifts director donates school supplies

    Becky Cantrell, a local independent director with Thirty-One Gifts, recently donated thermal totes filled with school supplies to assist some of the s ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 10:26 am
  • Clinton Township Library receives $5,000 grant for summer program

    In many small communities, there are limited activities for children during the summer months. Such is not the case in Waterman, thanks to the Clinton ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 10:24 am
  • Yorkville's Hometown Days fest to feature expanded musical line-up

    The city of Yorkville has announced that the 23rd annual Hometown Days Festival, sponsored by Castle Bank, will be held Friday, Sept. 4, through Sunda ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 10:24 am