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Candlelight Night Hike set for Pringle

Pringle Nature Center, 9800 160th Ave., Bristol, will host a Candlelight Night Hike and Winter Solstice Celebration on Thursday, Dec. 22, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Bring the family out to celebrate the winter solstice as we learn about the Solstice and burn a Yule log. Go out for a […]

 
 

Shop with a Hero

Shop with a Hero

The Twin Lakes Police and Fire Departments joined forces Saturday morning to take some students from Lakewood Elementary and Randall Grade School on a special shopping trip called Shop with a Hero at the Lake Geneva Wal-Mart. Police and firefighters consider the kids the heroes. Each child is matched up […]

 
 

Talking to the big guy

Talking to the big guy

Brandon Miller, 5, of Twin Lakes, doesn’t waste any time discussing things with Santa during Lakewood School’s Extravaganza, held Dec. 10. Santa’s helper, Lakewood School District Administrator Joe Price, takes notes.  (Photo by Earlene Frederick)  

 
 

Panthers win conference opener

Panthers win conference opener

Wilmot’s Bailie Sheahan (left) looks for a place to go with the ball against the Waterford defense during Friday’s conference opener. The Panthers won 60 to 45. (Photo by Earlene Frederick)

 
 

Residents with medical issues should pick up ‘Yellow Dots’ for vehicle

Illinois’ Departments of Public Health and Transportation, Division of Traffic Safety, have partnered to offer a life-saving program called “Yellow Dot” designed to provide vital medical information on vehicle drivers and passengers in the event of an emergency. Vehicles identified by the yellow decal on the rear windshield will alert […]

 
 

Lights and action

Lights and action

Community Baptist Church, 203 S. Fourth Street, Silver Lake hosted its first-ever Lighting of the Gazebo Dec. 10. Hot chocolate and cookies were provided by Scully’s Silver Lake Grill and sponsored by People’s Bank in Silver Lake. Coloring contest awards were presented to the Pre-K through 5th grade students from […]

 
 

Hometown girl named new Randall treasurer

Hometown girl named new Randall treasurer

By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent Valarie Lass has deep roots in Randall. She is a life- long Randall resident, former business owner, Randall School Board member, substitute teacher in area schools, and treasurer for Boy Scout Troop 380. She is also married to husband George and mother to two children ages […]

 
 

Service with a smile

Service with a smile

Travis Smith flips pancakes during the Bristol Fire Department’s Breakfast with Santa, held last weekend at the fire house. (Photo by Earlene Frederick)

 
 

Lakewood Extravaganza is Saturday

                  On Saturday, Dec. 10 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Lakewood school, 1218 Wilmot Avenue, will be hosting an event to raise money for their classrooms.                   Some of the things included at this event are: crafts, face painting, pictures with Santa, […]

 
 

Community Chorus presents Handel’s ‘Messiah’

  The Antioch Community Chorus, directed by Kris Bolin of Antioch, is very busy rehearsing for this year’s presentation of the Christmas section of Handel’s “Messiah” on Dec. 18 at 7:30 p.m. at St. Peter Roman Catholic Church, 557 Lake Street in Antioch. This concert, sponsored by Festival Arts of […]

 
 
 
 
 

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