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  • Morris Hospital sponsors mobile pantry in Gardner

    GARDNER – About 160 area families took part in the We Care of Grundy County mobile food pantry sponsored by Morris Hospital that took place at the Gar ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 8:15 pm
  • Church bulletins

    First United Methodist Fall Festival MORRIS – The First United Methodist Church of Morris, 118 W. Ja ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 8:11 pm
  • Gathering of churches to hold Thanksgiving worship

    MINOOKA – A wonderful opportunity to gather with your friends and neighbors to observe the spirit of Thanksgiving will be at 6:30 p.m., Nov. 23, when ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 8:06 pm
  • Rogers: Take time to drive, see the colors

    Wow! What a gorgeous week. Once the clouds broke their strangle hold on us, the sun turned the entire world into a kaleidoscope of color. There is nev ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 8:00 pm
  • Event spotlights Diocese’s Catholic Education Foundation

    MORRIS – Immaculate Conception School students recently participated in a Diocesan-wide program called “Move Your Feet to Give A Child A Seat.”
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 9:28 pm
  • Cuban sandwich recipe: How to make the classic

    – A Cuban sandwich is the stuff of which food memories are made. I still remember my first – enjoyed nearly 30 years ago at a small restaurant on Key ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 9:04 pm
  • Grundy County Corn Festival Week 4 winning button numbers announced

    Corn Festival announces winning button numbersMORRIS – The fourth week of winning button numbers are ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 7:51 pm
  • Minooka Rock and Read event will be held Oct. 26

    MINOOKA – The Minooka Community High School chapter of the National Honor Society will host its annual Rock and Read event on Oct. 26.
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 10:45 pm
  • Morris Hospital announces cancer support group

    MORRIS – The Radiation Therapy Center of Morris Hospital is hosting the Support for People with Oral and Head and Neck Cancer support group from 2 to ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 10:45 pm
  • Senior Health Insurance Program help available

    MORRIS – A volunteer counselor from the Senior Health Insurance Program is available at Morris Hospital by appointment to provide free health insuranc ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 10:45 pm
  • Last Junk in the Trunk sale Sunday in Morris

    MORRIS – The last Junk in the Trunk sale of the season will be Sunday.The Junk in the Trunk is held ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 10:44 pm
  • State search to find Mrs. Illinois continues

    The search is still on for Mrs. Illinois.Marcie Aceto, the Illinois director for the Mrs. Illinois A ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 10:44 pm
  • Indian Valley Theatre holding auditions

    SANDWICH – Indian Valley Theatre and director Matt Johnson are looking for actors to audition for its upcoming dinner theater production of “Lie, Chea ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 10:44 pm
  • Seneca Club Cafe Sale to be held Oct. 26

    SENECA – The Seneca FFA Chapter will be hosting the 57th annual Seneca Club Calf Sale at 2 p.m. Oct. 26.
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 10:44 pm
  • ICS holds 10th annual Hunger Walk

    MORRIS – Immaculate Conception School and the Immaculate Conception Religious Education Office will again co-sponsor their 10th annual Hunger Walk.
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 10:44 pm
  • Church bulletins

    Chosen People Ministries to speak in WilmingtonWILMINGTON – Stephen Arnold, a representative of Chos ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 9:32 pm
  • Joliet Music Teacher Association to host presentation

    CREST HILL – The Joliet Area Music Teacher Association is delighted to host Susan Osborn, teacher at Northwestern University, performer, photographer, ...
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 9:21 pm
  • Seneca Guild making final preparation for history book

    Seneca Guild to publish town history bookSENECA – The time frame for Seneca families to be included ...
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 9:18 pm
  • Local companies contribute to development of Arroyo Trails

    CHANNAHON – People for Channahon Parks Foundation and the Channahon Park District have been working together to develop a new addition to the communit ...
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 9:12 pm
  • Why you should let Rod Baker Ford handle your financing

    If you’re in the market to replace your vehicle, Rod Baker Ford, in Plainfield, has financing options to get you the best deal.
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 12:32 pm
  • Cheater's Lasagna with Italian sausage keeps it simple

    Many folks want recipes that don’t require a laundry list of ingredients and are quick to pull together. Lasagna is typically not one of those dishes. ...
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 11:46 am
  • An easy, portable healthy salad option that won't get soggy

    Mason jars are clearly having a moment.Recently trendy restaurants have been using the rustic-lookin ...
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 10:12 pm
  • Rezin featured as panelist for ‘Women in Power’

    SPRINGFIELD – State Senator Sue Rezin, R-Morris, recently served as featured panelist as part of the “Women in Power” program of the IEEE Power & Ener ...
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 10:11 pm
  • Briefs: Anthony joins effort to block redistribution

    MORRIS – State Rep. John Anthony, R-Plainfield, has joined a bipartisan coalition of more than two dozen House lawmakers in support of House Resolutio ...
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 11:03 am
  • Minooka and Channahon boosters golf outing a success

    MINOOKA – The Minooka Community High School and Channahon Junior High School athletic boosters teamed up once again in August for their 11th Annual Bo ...
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 10:54 pm
  • Fern Dell Historic Association hosts cemetery walk

    NEWARK – Fern Dell Historic Association will host its Cemetery Walk from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Saturday, at the Millington Newark Cemetery.
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 10:49 pm
  • Goose Lake Prairie Partners annouces quilt winner

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    Oct. 10, 2014 - 10:46 pm
  • Channahon Park District events in October

    CHANNAHON – October is filled with lots of fun events at the Channahon Park District.Harvest Fest wi ...
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 10:45 pm
  • Liberty 5K donates to Patriots 4 Heroes

    MORRIS – On July 3, 578 runners and walkers participated in the fifth-annual Liberty 5K Run/Walk. That was more than 200 more participants than 2013.
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 10:48 pm
  • Local students attend Manufacturing Day event

    JOLIET – The Three Rivers Manufacturers’ Association and Joliet Junior College partnered to host about 500 local high school students as part of its M ...
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 10:43 pm
  • American Red Cross kicks off new campaign

    CHICAGO – The American Red Cross has started a new campaign in the Greater Chicago Region, which includes Grundy County, and across the country to red ...
    Oct. 9, 2014 - 9:28 pm
  • State calls attention to residents of long-term care

    SPRINGFIELD – October is Residents’ Rights Month, as started in 1981 by the National Consumer Voice for Quality Long Term Care to highlight the import ...
    Oct. 9, 2014 - 9:28 pm
  • Numerous flu clinics being held in Grundy County

    MORRIS – The Grundy County Health Department will hold numerous flu clinics this month.An adult-only ...
    Oct. 8, 2014 - 9:17 pm
  • Neighbor briefs

    Free paper shredding offered in MorrisMORRIS – State Rep. John Anthony, R-Plainfield, and the Grundy ...
    Oct. 8, 2014 - 9:17 pm
  • Ragtime on the River raises $43,000 for charitable care

    Each year, more than $1.4 million is spent to provide care for residents of Pleasant View, a Lutheran Life Community in Ottawa, who have outlived thei ...
    Oct. 8, 2014 - 2:30 pm
  • Grundy County coordinator receives statewide honor

    MORRIS – Paula Goodwin, coordinator of the Grundy County No Tolerance Task Force, has been named a 2014 Prevention Leadership Award recipient by the I ...
    Oct. 8, 2014 - 9:13 pm
  • Owisco Council 108 of Cryptic Masons recognizes officers

    KANKAKEE - Owisco Council 108 of Cryptic Masons recently recognized officers for their dedication toward freemasonry.
    Oct. 8, 2014 - 1:30 pm
  • Morris Community High School announces fall play cast

    MORRIS — Morris Community High School's fall play — Arlene Hutton’s "Letters to Sala" – represents the Midwest high school premiere of this production ...
    Oct. 8, 2014 - 12:18 pm
  • Minooka High School senior named September Rotary Club “Student of the Month”

    MINOOKA – Minooka Community High School senior Emily Knaub, daughter of Melissa and Scott Knaub of Channahon, was named the Channahon-Minooka Rotary C ...
    Oct. 8, 2014 - 12:15 pm
  • South Wilmington all town garage sale

    SOUTH WILMINGTON – An all-town garage sale will be held starting at 8 a.m. Saturday in South Wilmington.SOUTH WILMINGTON – An all-town garage sale wil ...
    Oct. 7, 2014 - 9:25 pm
  • Rotary Club collecting coats for homeless veterans

    MORRIS – The Morris Rotary Club is collecting used winter coats for homeless veterans living on the streets of Chicago.
    Oct. 7, 2014 - 9:25 pm
  • Great recipes for cooking with thyme

    ST. LOUIS – To every thing there is a seasoning, and a thyme to every purpose under heaven. It says so in the Good (cook)Book.
    Oct. 7, 2014 - 9:23 pm
  • WGGS and LAGHS jointly host antiques expert

    COAL CITY – At 10 a.m. Oct. 11, the Will/Grundy Genealogical Society and the Lockport Area Genealogical & Historical Society will hold a joint meeting ...
    Oct. 6, 2014 - 8:57 pm
  • Neighbors briefs

    Kunkel receives donation from Thrivent FinancialNEWARK – Kevin Kunkel of Newark recently received $5 ...
    Oct. 3, 2014 - 10:41 pm
  • Church bulletins

    Blessing of the Animals scheduledMORRIS – On Saturday Immaculate Conception Parish will celebrate th ...
    Oct. 2, 2014 - 8:48 pm
  • Neighbors briefs

    Bass fishing tournament to be held in SenecaSENECA – The Seneca Park and Recreation Board is holding ...
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 9:26 pm
  • Breakfast made nutritious, delicious

    As mornings get crisper and cozy beds tempt the snooze button, some of us will take any motivation we can get to roll out of bed.
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 9:33 pm
  • Local blood drives to be held

    Heartland Blood Centers, a nonprofit, independent blood center, asks all healthy community members to donate blood in the month of October to honor th ...
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 10:42 pm
  • Neighbors Briefs

    Discover Arroyo Trails in ChannahonCHANNAHON – From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. today, the community is invite ...
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 10:41 pm
  • Church bulletins

    Braceville all-town garage sales scheduled for this weekendBRACEVILLE – The Braceville All-Town Gara ...
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 1:44 pm
  • Back-to-school car safety with Rod Baker Ford

    Now that your student is settled in to a new year, he or she may be neck-deep in studies, activities, even a job.
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 2:06 pm
  • Seneca student completes two summer experiences

    Saint Mary’s College senior Kaitlin Maierhofer of Seneca was kept busy with two very different jobs this summer.
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 5:35 pm
  • College notes

    Olivet Nazarene dean’s list announcedOlivet Nazarene University announces that the following area st ...
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 9:02 pm
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