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Franklin Creek Grist Mill to host annual event on Oct. 17

Posted: Thursday, Oct 1st, 2015
FRANKLIN GROVE, The Franklin Grove Creek & Preservation Committee will hold an "Evening at the Mill" Dinner and Program on Saturday, Oct . 17, at the Franklin Creek Grist Mill located at 1893 Twist Road, Franklin Grove, within the Franklin Creek State Natural Area.
The program "Where Bison Roam" will be presented by FGC&PC board members Cliff Knapp and Jeff

Franklin Grove water customers to see a hike in water fees

Posted: Thursday, Oct 1st, 2015
FRANKLIN GROVE -- Action was taken at the Sept. 14†regular Franklin Grove Village Board meeting to add a capital improvement fee to each of the Franklin Grove Village water and sewer bills. The fee is earmarked for building a repair and replacement fund for the village's aging water and sewer treatment plant and an aging infrastructure. The board acted

Arrested for growing pot

Posted: Thursday, Oct 1st, 2015
STEWARD -- As a result of the continued partnership formed through the Lee County Joint Operations Group, a large cannabis grow was located in a field adjacent to 3165 Reynolds Road in Steward, and subsequently led to the arrest of two.

Itís all about family

Posted: Thursday, Oct 1st, 2015
FRANKLIN GROVE -- When Brian Feiden was electrocuted while working on a job as an apprentice for a powerline company in Joliet in 2000, his brother Nate was just a kid attending Franklin Center schools.
The electric bolt entered through his right hand and exited through his right thigh. As a result he lost his right index finger and

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