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  • Church bulletins

    Free family movie night to be heldMORRIS – The movie “God’s Not Dead” will be shown on the big 32-fo ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 9:25 pm
  • The Ford Explorer - Power, efficiency and room to spare

    Whether you’re hauling kids or cargo the 2015 Ford Explorer has room for it all. There’s a reason th ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 12:26 pm
  • Neighbors briefs

    Library celebrates summer reading program in NewarkNEWARK – The Charles B. Phillips Library in Newar ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 8:26 pm
  • Tomatoes pair perfectly with grilled steak

    The season for richly colored, naturally juicy and ripe tomatoes is fleeting.The Star’s grilled stea ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 8:23 pm
  • Plant spring bulbs now sponsored by That Perennial Place

    Summer’s not over yet, but it’s not too early to start planting your spring-blooming bulbs. Temperatures have already begun dropping in the evening ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 3:40 pm
  • Neighbors Briefs

    Golf outing, bridge/euchre tournament to be heldMORRIS – A golf outing and bridge/euchre tournament ...
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 10:45 pm
  • Church bulletins

    Plattville Lutheran to host tribute to AmericaMINOOKA – Plattville Lutheran Church, 5475 W. Bell Roa ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 9:42 am
  • Neighbors Briefs

    MOPS holding first meeting for the seasonMORRIS – The Morris Chapter of MOPS (Mothers of Preschooler ...
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 9:29 pm
  • Dollinger Farm hosting Civil War re-enactment

    CHANNAHON – On Oct. 18 and 19, Dollinger Farm is hosting a Civil War re-enactment featuring over 600 re-enactors.
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 9:21 pm
  • Perks of pickling foods

    It used to be that pickling was something only your grandmother did. But that doesn’t apply anymore.
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 9:26 pm
  • Neighbors briefs

    Elephant shower to be held MondayMORRIS – The Morris Fire Department has joined efforts with the Car ...
    Sept. 5, 2014 - 10:54 pm
  • Neighbors briefs

    United Methodist Women holding meetingMORRIS – The United Methodist Women have scheduled a meeting f ...
    Sept. 5, 2014 - 10:54 pm
  • Lisbon track star named Labor Day parade grand marshal

    LISBON – Connor Swanson, 13, from Lisbon, was honored as Grand Marshal for the 2014 Lisbon Labor Day Parade.
    Sept. 5, 2014 - 10:45 pm
  • Neighbors briefs

    College planning class offered for parentsMORRIS – Parents of high school students graduating in 201 ...
    Sept. 4, 2014 - 9:04 pm
  • Starting the school year off right

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    Sept. 4, 2014 - 9:07 pm
  • Church bulletins

    Mazon Methodist to hold luncheon and bake saleMAZON – Starting at 7 a.m. Saturday, the Mazon Methodi ...
    Sept. 4, 2014 - 9:04 pm
  • Neighbors briefs

    St. Mary’s Minooka Blood Drive to be heldMINOOKA – The Knights of Columbus (St. Mary’s Minooka) are ...
    Sept. 3, 2014 - 9:32 pm
  • Resident selected as Morris Hospital’s Fire Starter of the Month

    MORRIS – Like a ray of sunshine, Joe Figueroa, of Coal City, spreads warmth to everyone he touches as an Engineering Technician at Morris Hospital and ...
    Sept. 3, 2014 - 9:29 pm
  • JJC to host second 'Farm to Fork' dinner featuring locally grown food

    JOLIET – There’s a reason why the menu for Joliet Junior College’s second “Farm to Fork Market and Dinner” seems a little vague, said Chef Michael McG ...
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 8:40 pm
  • Cover crops workshop offered by University of Illinois Extension, Grundy County Unit

    MORRIS – Farmers are increasing the use of soil conservation methods which include many types of cover crops, mulching, no-till or conservation tillag ...
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 9:42 am
  • Neighbors briefs

    Retired teachers meeting to take placeMORRIS – The Grundy County Retired Teachers Association will b ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 10:50 pm
  • Looking to accessorize your ride? Rod Baker Ford has it all

    From bed liners to remote starters, DVD players to security systems, Ford has hundreds of accessories to make your life easier and your ride simply aw ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 9:50 am
  • Church bulletins

    Peace Chapel holding anniversary dinnerMORRIS – Peace Chapel Assembly of God Church on School Street ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 9:18 pm
  • Four seasons gardening series to be held

    Registration is open for the fall series of the University of Illinois Extension’s Four Seasons Gardening program. Taught by University of Illinois Ex ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 8:43 pm
  • Briefs: Draw Down at Corn Fest needs donations

    MORRIS – This year Grundy County Housing Authority is benefiting from the First Midwest Bank Draw Down at Corn Fest. The housing authority is in need ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 9:00 pm
  • Fun and healthy lunches for kids available

    Every night before bed, Sue Patterson packs her 10-year-old daughter, Emmy, a lunch that resembles a work of art.
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 3:24 pm
  • Minooka’s history makes it “a nice place to call home”

    Founded in 1869 along the Rock Island Railroad, the village of Minooka was originally called “the summit” by railroad workers because it was the highe ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 9:00 am
  • Want more outdoor space? Try a patio!

    Want more usable space in your yard? A patio offers a place to visit, eat, relax, entertain and mor ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 11:28 am
  • Briefs

    Baby sitter’s training course to be heldMorris Hospital is holding a baby sitter’s training course f ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 8:26 pm
  • Health department employees have fun with ‘Chalk the Walks Day’

    MORRIS – On Tuesday, the designated Chalk the Walks Day, more than 4,000 people chalked in every state in the United States, as well as in Australia, ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 8:20 pm
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