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  • Founder’s Day Delights celebrates 44 years

    MOUNT CARROLL – The Carroll County Good Samaritan Society joined Good Samaritan Society locations across the nation in celebrating the found ...
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 10:23 am
  • 369 applicants in Ill. for medical cannabis cultivation centers

    SPRINGFIELD – The state had received 369 applications from those interested in growing and/or selling medical cannabis under the Illinois Co ...
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 10:27 am
  • Friends of the Carroll County Fair host 5K

    MILLEDGEVILLE – Saturday, the Carroll County Fair Board is hosting is first Friends of the Fair 5K run/walk at the fairgrounds in Milledgevi ...
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 10:30 am
  • EPC Rolls Over Panthers

    The 'Catz gained three hundred forth nine yards of total offense while holding Le-Win to one hundred eighty five as they took the 40-14 vict ...
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 10:34 am
  • Amish Cook

    Hello to everyone, both near and far!After spending the past 4 weeks with family in Ohio, it feels good to be home again. The weather has be ...
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 10:38 am
  • Jo-Carroll Energy, CoBank sponsor Sunshine Acre

    Sunshine Acre, a program to help give local youth the tools they need for lifelong success, is being sponsored for a second year by Jo-Carro ...
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 10:41 am

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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
  • 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
  • Obituaries for October 1, 2014

    James Steven Callaway James Steven Callaway of Lanark passed away Friday, Sept. 26, 2014 in Springfi ...
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 1:24 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