SANDWICH – The Sandwich Opera House has been selected to receive funding from Arts Midwest’s Touring Fund, a program of Arts Midwest supported by the National Endowment for the Arts, with additional contributions from the Illinois Arts Council.
LELAND – Bethany First Step Preschool will participate in this year’s farm machinery consignment auction by hosting a fundraising breakfast.
YORKVILLE – Turn cabin fever into fervor for planning this year’s vegetable garden. Don’t know where to start? Contact the University of Illinois Extension Master Gardener Help Desk, which is back open for the 2014 season.
MORRIS – Former Sandwich High School Principal Mitch Nystedt and his wife, Wendy, didn’t worry too much when he went in for surgery last June to have a tiny nodule removed from his thyroid gland.
Arctic weather gives Polar Plunge new meaning
Andy Reiss is on a quest of sorts.
2 die, 1 injured as blaze destroys house outside Earlville
Across the US, school districts are working to incorporate common core state standards and hands-on learning opportunities into their math and science curriculum. These new opportunities are designed to provide real world experiences that help grow the next generation by preparing them for success in college and in their careers.
Grants are available through the DeKalb County Community Foundation to programs and organizations supporting music and music education in DeKalb County. Advisers of the Farny R. Wurlizer Foundation Fund are accepting grant requests through March 31 and again in the fall until Aug. 30. Interested applicants should contact George Buck at email@example.com for more information.
Since 1999, a team of University of Illinois agricultural economists has shared applied research, educational information, and analysis on the farmdoc website, www.farmdoc.illinois.edu, with agricultural producers and businesses. This month, farmdoc is expanding its reach by launching an informational series of six webinars.
SOMONAUK – In a way, he’s like a modern day Minuteman. With an emergency bag packed, Joe Dillett is ready to go wherever he is called at a minute’s notice.
MALTA – If a spell-off between two middle school students is anything like their first meeting, audience members can expect an epic battle.
The Kendall County 4-H Federation held its 14th annual Bowl-A-Thon Feb. 23 at Idle Hours Lanes in Sandwich. With 90 bowlers from 13 clubs participating, 4-H members collected more than $2,000 for the Kendall County Food Pantry. More donations are expected to come in before the collection deadline in March.
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