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State Representative Tom Demmer (R-Dixon) will continue his mobile office hours tour this month with a Tuesday, July 16 event at Fox Valley Older Adult Services in Sandwich. The mobile office hours will take place from 11:15AM until 12:15PM, and the facility is located at 1406 Suydam Road.

A clean car is a happy car! Aktion Club of Open Door will be holding a car wash fundraiser (donations only) on Saturday, July 6 from 11a.m. to 2p.m. at Open Door, 405 S. Wells St., Sandwich, IL. A $4 lunch will also be served. Enjoy a tasty hotdog, chips and your choice of pop or water, whil…

Bring your blankets and lawn chairs and get ready for a show! Oswego’s annual Fourth of July Fireworks Display will be held at dusk, approximately 9:30 p.m., on Thursday, July 4, 2019, at Prairie Point Park. The rain date is scheduled for Friday, July 5.

PrairieFest, Oswego's four day celebration, kicks off its third decade of being a family-friendly event Thursday, June 13, at PrairieFest Park on Plank Road. WSPY FM 107.1 will be there broadcasting live Friday, June 14 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.. Tune in to FM 107.1 or listen streaming on WSPYNe…

Final Clue! Enthusiasts in our area will scour the community for clues to discover the location of the PrairieFest Medallion. Fridays through June 7 clues will be released, requiring different methods to solve. Code cracking, deduction and more will lead you to different spots in the area. C…

Enthusiasts in our area will scour the community for clues to discover the location of the PrairieFest Medallion. Fridays through June 7 clues will be released, requiring different methods to solve. Code cracking, deduction and more will lead you to different spots in the area. Combined, all…

Enthusiasts in our area will scour the community for clues to discover the location of the PrairieFest Medallion. Fridays through June 7 clues will be released, requiring different methods to solve. Code cracking, deduction and more will lead you to different spots in the area. Combined, all…

The Farnsworth House is pleased to host “Masters of Modern: Bauhaus Masters and Shu,” a Knoll sponsored exhibition at the Barnsworth Gallery in Plano, Illnois.   Liz Zaczek, KnollStudio, will open with and speak to the rich history of the Bauhaus and its deep ties to Knoll. The exhibition wi…

Enthusiasts in our area will scour the community for clues to discover the location of the PrairieFest Medallion. Fridays through June 7 clues will be released, requiring different methods to solve. Code cracking, deduction and more will lead you to different spots in the area. Combined, all…

The Class of 2019 Plano High School Baccalaureate Service will be held on Sunday, May 19th at 6:30 PM in the high school auditorium.  Graduates, family members, friends, teachers and administrators are invited to attend this special service.  The baccalaureate is a non-denominational service…

On Thursday, May 2nd we met and welcome the new owners of LaCabana D'Oswego to Oswego with a Ribbon Cutting ceremony. They treated us to samples of their very yummy food. Stop by and have lunch or dinner soon!

[CLUE #2] – The PrairieFest festivities have begun with the start of the PrairieFest Medallion Hunt. Enthusiasts in our area will scour the community for clues to discover the location of the Medallion. Fridays through June 7 clues will be released, requiring different methods to solve. Code…

The septic system may easily be the most overlooked utility in the home. If you are like many homeowners, not much thought is given to what happens to your waste once it goes down the drain. Maintenance of your system can have a significant impact on how well it works and how long it lasts.

The PrairieFest festivities will begin with the start of the PrairieFest Medallion Hunt. Enthusiasts in our area will scour the community for clues to discover the location of the Medallion. Fridays from May 3 - June 7 clues will be released, requiring different methods to solve. Code cracki…

The Plainfield Fire Protection District is asking for your help to “Fill the Boot for Burn Camp.” Firefighter/Paramedics will be in front of the Walmart at 127th Street and Route 59 on Saturday, May 4th from 10 am to 4 pm seeking donations for Burn Camp. All funds collected will be donated t…

Measles has been highlighted in the news frequently since the beginning of 2019, as there have been multiple outbreaks of measles in the United States. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), there have been 555 individual cases of measles confirmed in 20 states si…

Olde Timers Antique Centre celebrated twenty years in business, by raffling off a dollhouse, and donating a portion of the proceeds to Open Door Rehabilitation Center. Their generous contribution will benefit adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Donations such as these, e…

Indian Valley Theatre would like to congratulate Susan Graham of Somonauk who received the IVT “Bust Your Butt Award” at a recent membership meeting. The “Bust Your Butt Award” is named for George Scoughton an early member of IVT. George was a tireless worker who enjoyed making things with h…

Indian Valley Vocational Center (IVVC) has been awarded a $1,000 grant by Walmart. The grant was sponsored by the Walmart Community Grant Program, which provides opportunities for organizations to improve the communities that Walmart serves. The funds will be used for school safety initiatives.

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