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  • Students to perform at the opera house

    The Music Teachers’ Consortium will present its next student recital at the Sandwich Opera House at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 1.
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Local churches offer Lenten breakfast series

    Once again this year the churches of the Sandwich and Somonauk area will sponsor a Lenten Breakfast Series. This year’s discussion will be “Close Enco ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 2:24 pm
  • St. John’s offers midweek Lenten services

    Six pastors from the South Conference of the Northern Illinois Synod will rotate through each other’s congregations during the five weeks of Lent, wit ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 2:25 pm
  • Fitness Friends meet at St. John’s

    Join the Fruitful Fitness Friends at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Somonauk for a light workout for any level from beginner to expert.
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 2:24 pm
  • Churches present ‘Questioned for Christ’

    The United Methodist Church of Plano and the Millbrook United Methodist Church began a Lenten series titled “Questioned for Christ” on Feb. 22. The se ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 2:22 pm
  • Church donates to Open Door

    Sherry Eichelberger, member of Millbrook United Methodist Church, recently presented Dave Baker, executive director of Open Door, with a donation from ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 2:21 pm
  • Somonauk-Leland-Sandwich celebrates FFA Week

    The Somonauk-Leland-Sandwich FFA in Somonauk is celebrating National FFA Week this week. This year’s theme is Go All Out! and it embraces more than 80 ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 2:19 pm
  • Somonauk Christian sets open house

    Somonauk Christian School, 315 E. North St., will host an Open House from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 26.
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 2:17 pm
  • Somonauk pie reward

    With the help of Somonauk and the surrounding communities, the Somonauk Education Boosters were able to donate more than 60 pies to Our Sharing Pantry ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 2:17 pm
  • Prairie View gets a helping hand

    On Feb. 16, the Sandwich High School varsity soccer team donated their time to give a helping hand to Prairie View Elementary School. Prairie View rec ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 2:19 pm
  • Catch a trip to Chicago Garden Show

    Good Time Travel will soon take passengers to what may be their first taste of springtime – on Wednesday, March 18, they will go to the Chicago Garden ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 12:03 pm
  • Lincoln actor headed to opera house stage

    For 20 years, Mobile Ed Productions has introduced students throughout the country to the life, words and greatness of our 16th president by bringing ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 2:09 pm
  • Dojo Dynamics offers CPR/AED classes

    Dojo Dynamics in Sandwich has started offering CPR/AED classes. Dojo Dynamics received an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) thanks to the Jason S ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 2:08 pm
  • Raising chickens in your backyard

    It doesn’t get much better than frying up a couple of farm-fresh eggs that you just collected yourself. Maybe that is why so many people, whether they ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 2:00 pm
  • Donation warms more than hearts

    YORKVILLE – Last winter, the temperature inside the Kendall County Food Pantry was so cold, food began to freeze and volunteers had to wear hats and g ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 1:57 pm