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  • Let the hiring begin

    THOMSON – It's been a long time coming, but with a warden officially appointed, the federal Bureau of Prisons will have a job fair Sept. 16-18 for pro ...
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 9:24 am
  • York competed at AIM

    Carroll County 4-H is proud to announce that 4-H’er Alex York of Lanark competed at the Academics Integrity Marksmanship (AIM) Grand Championships.
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 4:42 pm
  • In Ivy's memory

    MILLEDGEVILLE – Adam Drinkall wishes he could watch his daughter, Ivy Faith, play with her two sisters, Lili, 8, and June, 5.
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 10:17 am
  • EMT-Basic course offered in Lanark

    An EMT-Basic course will be offered in Lanark at the Elkay Manufacturing Plant, 105 N. Rochester St.
    Aug. 7, 2014 - 3:11 pm
  • Chadwick-Milledgeville teachers ink deal through 2016-17

    Synopsis based on minutes from the July 23, 2014, meeting:MILLEDGEVILLE — The regular meeting of the ...
    Aug. 7, 2014 - 3:07 pm
  • Lanark Fire Department first stop on ‘Proud to Wear Pink’ motorcycle ride

    Lanark Fire Department public relations officer Tricia Ewing says the LFD will be the first stop for the 7th Annual Team Underwires Proud to Wear Pink ...
    Aug. 7, 2014 - 3:02 pm
  • 'South Korea: Our Story'

    CHADWICK – Daniel Nardini, born near a farm in Bloomington in 1960, realized that he had a passion to learn about other languages and cultures at the ...
    Aug. 6, 2014 - 3:59 pm
  • Visit the unique, indoor Twin City Farmers Market

    The Twin City Market began as a project of the Northwest Illinois Ag Coalition (NIAC). TCM started operations as a farmers market in July 2005 after t ...
    Aug. 6, 2014 - 3:54 pm
  • Family fun, live music, and veggies at Lanark market

    LANARK – Sponsored by the Cornucopia Committee of Lanark, you are invited to these family-oriented events on Tuesdays in the Lanark City Park.
    Aug. 7, 2014 - 2:56 pm
  • Heirloom Farmers Market in beautiful, sunny Thomson

    Is life changing too fast for you? In our quest for the latest in technology, are we leaving tradition and the steadfast rules of life behind us?
    Aug. 6, 2014 - 3:53 pm
  • R. Richard ZimmermannLANARK – R. Richard Zimmermann, 67, died Sunday, Aug. 3, 2014, near Mount Morri ...
    Aug. 14, 2014 - 2:28 pm
  • Howard Johnson

    Howard  JohnsonHoward Paul Johnson was a loving dad, grandpa, and husband. He died at the age of 82, ...
    Aug. 6, 2014 - 3:56 pm
  • Obituaries for July 30, 2014 edition

    Olive Speer Olive Eloise Speer, age 104 of Hanover, died in her home on Thursday, July 24, 2014.  ...
    July 29, 2014 - 7:14 pm
  • News doesn’t change much, so what’s new?

    Every day, we turn on the television and hear about all the wars in the Middle East. Life is bad in the Middle East. Take your pick of Syria, Iraq, Af ...
    Aug. 14, 2014 - 3:23 pm
  • No merit to political attack

    Bob Flider, our state director of agriculture, deserves better.In the past several weeks, there have ...
    Aug. 14, 2014 - 3:15 pm
  • Letters to the Editor

    Thank You, Eastland Vet! The end of July will mark the closing of Eastland Vet Clinic.  Dr. Gary Cl ...
    July 29, 2014 - 7:10 pm
  • Please Don't Quote Me . . .

    Elkhorn Creek was once a valuable power source. Seen in the picture here the mill at Hitt, Elkhorn ...
    July 29, 2014 - 7:11 pm