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  • Independence Day celebrations and fireworks in NW Illinois

    LANARK — In 1776, founding father John Adams wrote to his wife, Abigail, predicting that future Americans would celebrate July 2, the day th ...
    July 1, 2015 - 8:43 am
  • Kid’s stuff at Old Settlers Days

    Lanark’s Old Settlers Days featured lots of home-grown fun at the 3-day event. The inflatable rides and games, held at the park and downtown ...
    July 1, 2015 - 8:47 am
  • Everyone loves a parade

    The Old Settlers Days parade kicked off events on a beautiful Saturday morning in downtown Lanark.  (From left) Mount Carroll Mayor Carl Bat ...
    July 1, 2015 - 9:32 am
  • Sun and smiles at Old Settlers Days

    Old Settlers Days Committee Chairman Ariel Martz plasters Monica Burkholder, Eastland Sr/Jr High principal, during the Celebrity Pie in the ...
    July 1, 2015 - 9:28 am
  • Prison needs correctional officers, hosting job fair

    THOMSON – Thomson federal prison, 1100 One Mile Road, is looking for correctional officers, and is holding a job fair from noon to 6 p.m. Ju ...
    July 1, 2015 - 9:28 am
  • Middleton wins $500 Chamber scholarship

    MORRISON — Kelsey Middleton is the recipient of a $500 Morrison Chamber of Commerce scholarship.Middleton will attend Greenville College, a ...
    July 1, 2015 - 9:29 am

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