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  • Veterans Commission working above and beyond?

    by TONY CARTON    for the Prairie Advocate   MOUNT CARROLL — Saying thanks to veterans has become a lifestyle for Steve and Caroline Phillip ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 8:58 am
  • Amish Cook

    Dear Friends Both Far and Wide,  Hello from Flat Rock, Illinois! We're having a full, yet interesting week. There are two things I'm especia ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 2:45 pm
  • Meet new senior center employee Karen Holm

    Hi, I am Karen Holm, the new employee at Carroll County Senior Center. I grew up in Morrison and first moved to Mount Carroll in 1978. I was ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 4:29 pm
  • Gone, but not forgotten

    Lundquist retires from CCSWCD After 35 years with the Carroll County Soil and Water Conservation District, John Lundquist celebrates his upc ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 4:29 pm
  • Eastland wins volleyball tournament title

    The Eastland sixth-grade girls completed their season in first place at the volleyball tournament Oct. 11 in Lanark. Teams competing were Ea ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 4:30 pm
  • Ivy’s Playground dedicated in Milledgeville

    MILLEDGEVILLE — Jen, Lili, June and Adam Drinkall cut the ribbon, officially opening the Ivy Faith Drinkall Memorial Playground Friday at Mi ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 4:33 pm

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After previously failing twice, a referendum to implement a 1% Carroll County Schools Facility Sales Tax is again being presented to citizens on the November ballot. Will you support the user tax?
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  • American Made Wild Cards

    MOUNT CARROLL — Unprecedented. The 2014 American Made Awards received entries from every state, with over 3,000 nominees. Two Mount Carroll businesses ...
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 1:38 pm
  • 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