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  • Benefit at Fringe Hair Salon in Sandwich to aid man with brain tumor

    Mike Colle, a friend and client of Fringe Hair Salon, was recently diagnosed with an aggressive, inoperable stage 4 brain tumor. 
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 11:20 am
  • Trivia Night fundraiser Aug. 26 to raise funds for Open Door project

    Tommy’s Gift is hosting Trivia Night on Friday, Aug. 26, at the Plano American Legion, 510 E. Dearborn St. in Plano.
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 11:19 am
  • Religious education classes set at St. Paul in Sandwich

    Religious education classes at St. Paul the Apostle Church in Sandwich kick off at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 14 with a parent/student meeting
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 11:19 am
  • Somonauk Blue Stockings drop a pair to Milwaukee

    Just outside of Milwaukee, Wisconsin was the place to be on Sunday, Aug. 14, as the Somonauk Blue Stockings took on the Milwaukee Juneaus.
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 11:18 am
  • Somonauk Presbyterian sets blood drive

    Somonauk United Presbyterian Church will host a community blood drive on Thursday, Aug. 25, from 4 to 7 p.m.
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 11:19 am
  • Earthmover Credit Union to host dinner for teen

    Earthmover Credit Union is selling 5 B’s Catering barbecue dinner tickets to help raise funds for Jake Thulin, 19, of Sandwich.
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 11:18 am
  • Norsk Museum receives $20,000 for much-needed maintenance

    The Norsk Museum was recently awarded a check for $20,000 from the Cleng Peerson Lodge 5-525 Sons of Norway. The funds will go toward much-needed main ...
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 11:15 am
  • Teens from St. Patrick Parish in Yorkville go to Franciscan Youth Conference

    High-school-aged students from St. Patrick Parish in Yorkville recently attended the Franciscan Youth Conference in Steubenville, Ohio. The students s ...
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 11:15 am
  • Tri-County Kiwanis clean up litter along Route 34

    The Tri-County Kiwanis recently completed a roadside cleanup of litter along Route 34 on the west side of Sandwich. They were aided by members of the ...
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 11:14 am
  • Prindi’s Antique Mall donates to FVOAS

    Prindi’s Antique Mall, located at 2 E. Railroad St. in Sandwich, has made a donation to Fox Valley Older Adult Services as a result of its July fundra ...
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 11:14 am
  • Plano American Legion car, truck, motorcycle show Aug. 28

    The Leon Burson Post 395 American Legion will host the seventh annual Car, Truck and Motorcycle Show from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 28. The sho ...
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 11:11 am
  • Ride and Rally motorcycle run raises money for cancer fund

    The Ride and Rally is an annual motorcycle run that raises money for the Andrea Lynn Cancer Fund. The funds are used to provide grants to families tha ...
    Aug. 12, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Open Roads ABATE participates in Freedom Run

    Open Roads ABATE Chapter members participated in the Illinois Motorcycle Freedom Run on June 18. Approximately 2,000 motorcycles started at the Grundy ...
    Aug. 12, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • American Legion Riders Post 181 visits museums

    The American Legion Riders Post 181 from Sandwich rode to Pontiac on Saturday, July 2, to visit the War Museum and the Route 66 Museum.
    Aug. 12, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Waterman Lions pick new officers

    Waterman Lions Club recently chose officers for the 2016-2017 club year. Shown here are (from left) Shawn Blobaum, president; Kathy Smith, secretary; ...
    Aug. 12, 2016 - 5:30 am