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  • Ides of March give songwriting class, benefit concert for opera house

    SANDWICH – The Ides of March featuring Jim Peterik will perform on the Opera House stage at 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 1, in an opera house benefit.
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 10:29 am
  • Murder mystery dinner at ale house

    YORKVILLE – Fox Country Players will again host “Murder at the Millhurst,” an evening of fine dining, murder, and mayhem at the Millhurst Ale House, o ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 10:28 am
  • Free leaf pickup an alternative to burning

    SOMONAUK – The Village of Somonauk, in cooperation with the FFA, will provide free curbside leaf and brush pickup in the month of November.
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 10:25 am
  • Hunger run raised more than $9,000

    SANDWICH – The inaugural KishHealth System Physical Therapy Center Hunger 5K Run/Walk was held on Saturday, Sept. 20, at the Sandwich Fairgrounds. The ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 10:16 am
  • They scare because they care

    SOMONAUK– The Dale Street Haunted Barn, 430 E. Dale St. in Somonauk, usually makes people scream in fright.
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 10:14 am
  • Auditions set for dinner theater performance

    SANDWICH – Indian Valley Theatre and director Matt Johnson will hold auditions for the February dinner theater production of "Lie, Cheat, and Genuflec ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 1:40 pm
  • SYTF ends season with tough losses

    Sandwich Youth Tackle Football's Lightweights and Varsity participated in conference championships last week.
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 7:50 am
  • Trick-or-treat at Sandwich businesses

    SANDWICH – The Sandwich Area Chamber of Commerce will host its fifth annual Halloween Walk in downtown Sandwich from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25. ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Bowl a real or virtual strike for seniors

    Teams will join in a fun and friendly bowling event on Sunday, Nov. 2, to raise funds for programs and services for area seniors.
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Churches offer trick-or-treat alternative

    PLANO – Families are invited to Trunk or Treat, from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 26, in the parking lots of the First Lutheran and United Methodist churc ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Legion Riders join in Toy and Food Run

    PLANO – Members from the American Legion Riders Post 395 from Plano participated in the 28th annual DuKane Chapter ABATE Toy and Food Run on Oct. 12.
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 10:24 am
  • Kiwanis learn about music association

    SANDWICH – At a recent meeting of the Tri County Kiwanis, Teresa Rebhorn, a representative of the Sandwich Schools Music Association, spoke. The group ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Ladies auxiliary to host a ghoulish gathering

    SANDWICH – “Ghoulish gals” are invited to join the VFW Ladies Auxiliary of VFW Post 1486, Sandwich, for a Halloween Luncheon.
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Lions donate trash bins to city

    The city of Sandwich received five new cast concrete trash containers donated by the Sandwich Lions Club.
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Serena Lions draw raffle winners

    Leon Morales from Ottawa (right) was the winner of the Serena Lions Club’s summer lawn mower raffle, which concluded on the last day of the Sandwich F ...
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Odd Fellows donate to Plano DARE

    Oct. 9, 2014 - 4:29 pm
  • Local band plays for American Pride Run

    The County Line Brothers played a wide variety of music at Lakeside Lodge for the participants of the first American Pride Run, sponsored by the Ameri ...
    Oct. 3, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Lions Club draws winners of steer raffle

    The Sandwich Lions Club has announced the winners of its Annual Steer Raffle held during the 127th Sandwich Fair. The winner of the first prize, a res ...
    Oct. 3, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Lions Candy Days Oct. 10 and 11

    SANDWICH – Sandwich Mayor Rick Olson has signed a proclamation declaring Friday, Oct. 10 and Saturday, Oct. 11 “Candy Days” in the city of Sandwich. L ...
    Oct. 3, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Kendall County 4-H hosts kickoff event

    YORKVILLE – Kendall County 4-H community clubs will host an open house to kick off the new 4-H year from 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 4 in Yorkville. Le ...
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Open Door golf outing contest winners

    The winners of the Low Team Score at Open Door's 22nd golf outing, from left, were Jeannette Wright, Bob Wright, Kathye Bollman and Loren Bollman.
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • First Lutheran presents Bibles to kids

    The First Lutheran Church of Plano, 200 N. Center St., presented Bibles to parents and their children during recent church services. Pictured from lef ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Serena Lions draw raffle winners

    Leon Morales from Ottawa (right) was the winner of the Serena Lions Club’s summer lawn mower raffle, which concluded on the last day of the Sandwich F ...
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Methodist men's group takes ice bucket challenge

    Sept. 26, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Have a heart: Project raises awareness of heart defects and money for AEDs

    SANDWICH – Even though up to 1.3 million Americans alive today have some form of congenital heart defect, there is no celebrity spokesperson or ice bu ...
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Local students earn college honors

    Eastern Illinois UniversityBeverly Lloyd of Sandwich was named to the dean’s list at Eastern Illinoi ...
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Heartland names Gibb mortgage banker

    SOMONAUK – Heartland Bank and Trust Company announces Kyla Gibb as mortgage banker. Gibb will primarily be responsible for residential lending, but ca ...
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 2:47 pm
  • Gavin, Campbell wed

    Jodeen Lynne Gavin and Nicholas William Campbell were wed on June 7, 2014, at the Quincy University chapel in Quincy, Illinois.
    Sept. 5, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Gudmunson, Aska to wed

    Daniel and Lisa Gudmunson of Somonauk announce the engagement of their daughter, Jessica Rose, to Alexander Nathaniel Aska, son of Eugene and Deborah ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • NEW ARRIVALS: Skutta, Smith

    Adam John SkuttaJohn and Adrienne Skutta of Sandwich announce the birth of a son, Adam John Skutta, ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 5:30 am