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Ag Expo celebrates 10 years of teaching agriculture

Posted: Thursday, Apr 28th, 2016
AMBOY -- Soils, semis, sheep and swine were just a few topics covered by presenters at the 10th Anniversary Ag Expo, Friday, April 22 at the Lee County 4-H Center & Fairgrounds. More than 300 fifth grade students gathered to learn how agriculture brings food, fuel and fiber into their homes through discussion of science, technology and careers. Attending schools
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2016 AFC prom court candidates

Posted: Thursday, Apr 28th, 2016
Students at AFC will celebrate 2016 Prom on Saturday, April 30. Coronation will be held at 5:30 p.m. at the AFC Jr./Sr. High School gymnasium. Front row, left to right, queen candidates are Ermira Ramadani, Lena Petersen, Cassidy Koning, Kenzie Wolf and Lexus Paul. Back row, left to right, king candidates are Bryan Dewey, Jake Hageman, Adam Mairs, Jacob Hilliker
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Franklin Grove posts burning guidelines

Posted: Thursday, Apr 28th, 2016
FRANKLIN GROVE -- With spring yard cleanup in full swing, the†Franklin Grove Village Board has posted rules governing the burning of yard waste within the village limits to remind residents what is permissible and what is not.
Village Ordinance #564 contains the basic conditions that must be met to abide by the law.
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Chana Motherís Club Salad supper to be held May 2 at Chana School Museum

Posted: Thursday, Apr 21st, 2016
OREGON, The annual Chana Mother's Club Salad Supper will be held at the Chana School Museum on River Road in Oregon, on May 2 at 6 p.m.
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Former soldier remembered by village of Ashton

Posted: Thursday, Apr 21st, 2016
ASHTON ≠-- On Tuesday, April 12, a group of Ashton residents, a color guard from the American Legion, Ashton mayor Don Ross, Trustee Kevin O'Dell and family members of Trygve Hanson, gathered at the Welcome to Ashton sign north of town to unveil a new sign that signifies Hanson was a Pearl Harbor Survivor.
Hilo Hanson gave a little history
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Local lady visits Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction 2016

Posted: Thursday, Apr 21st, 2016
DIXON -- As a Chicago Fan since I was 12--45 years ago I have been in love with the music of Chicago. My first purchases were with by babysitting money, 45s of Chicago. And once I started listening to them, it has never stopped.
For decades I have followed their careers, attended concerts from county fairs with my girlfriends
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