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Franklin Grove Library to host Laura Ingalls Wilder program

Posted: Wednesday, Oct 29th, 2014
FRANKLIN GROVE -- Have you met Laura Ingalls Wilder? Not the girl from the books, and not the woman from the television, this is the real Laura Wilder. In this presentation you will hear the real history of Laura Ingalls Wilder, and discover the times, places, and people who inspired her wonderful books.
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Roberts Armory World War II Museum open in honor of Veteranís Day on Sunday Nov. 9

Posted: Wednesday, Oct 29th, 2014
ROCHELLE -- The Roberts Armory World War II museum will be open on Sunday, Nov. 9 from 1-4 p.m. in honor of Veteran's Day.
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Roberts Armory World War II Museum open in honor of Veteranís Day on Sunday Nov. 9

Posted: Wednesday, Oct 29th, 2014
ROCHELLE -- The Roberts Armory World War II museum will be open on Sunday, Nov. 9 from 1-4 p.m. in honor of Veteran's Day.
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Roberts Armory World War II Museum open in honor of Veteranís Day on Sunday Nov. 9

Posted: Wednesday, Oct 29th, 2014
ROCHELLE -- The Roberts Armory World War II museum will be open on Sunday, Nov. 9 from 1-4 p.m. in honor of Veteran's Day.
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Sublette Fire Department named Fire Department of the Year

Posted: Wednesday, Oct 22nd, 2014
EAST PEORIA -- The Sublette Fire Department was presented on Aug.18 with the Fire Department of the Year Award by the Illinois Association of Mutual Insurance Companies (IAMIC). This award is chosen from departments throughout the entire state of Illinois.
Presentation was made during IAMIC's 133rd annual convention in East Peoria. Lieutenants Nick Dinges and Brian Dallam were
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Is your home ready for winter?

Posted: Wednesday, Oct 22nd, 2014
LEE COUNTY -- With the cool fall weather upon us our thoughts turn to closing up the house tight for the winter.† Most of us do a fall cleaning to collect up the last of that summer pollen and dust, check the batteries in the smoke alarms & carbon monoxide detectors, and make sure windows and doors are sealed tight.†
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Haunted Zombie ride to be held in Franklin Grove

Posted: Wednesday, Oct 22nd, 2014
FRANKLIN GROVE -- The Zombies are returning for the second time to Franklin Grove's Historic Chaplin Creek Village to thrill the thrill seekers and to scare the socks off those who have never encountered creatures from a different dimension.
The Zombie rides offer a unique alternative to the traditional Halloween party. The Franklin Grove† Park Board is sponsoring a Haunted
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Jim Wolber at the Lincoln Building on Oct. 31

Posted: Wednesday, Oct 22nd, 2014
FRANKLIN GROVE -- For more than a decade Franklin Grove's historic H.I. Lincoln Building has hosted some of the music world's best artists as a part of their third Friday "Blues & Bluegrass" and special Fifth Friday shows. Among the "best of the best" in this stellar lineup has been Franklin Grove's own Jim "Mr. Friday Night" Wolber.
Jim's musical
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Lloyd Pretzsch to celebrate 75th birthday with open house

Posted: Wednesday, Oct 22nd, 2014
FRANKLIN GROVE -- Family and friends of Lloyd Pretzsch are invited to join in an open house celebrating his 75th birthday.
The open house will be held from 1 - 5 p.m. at the Atlasta Park Shelter on Sunday, Oct. 26.
The party will be hosted by his wife and children.
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