Giving PEACE a chance

Ex-Auroran Eric Feltes leads dancers in a musical culminating a 10-day peace camp during June at St. John’s United Church of Christ in Aurora. A graduate of West Aurora High School, Feltes taught at Oswego High School for five years…

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NO TOLERANCE

Rockford tops the state in drunk driving arrests Rockford continues to show no tolerance for impaired driving. The Alliance Against Intoxicated Motorists (AAIM) reported last week that Rockford led the state in Driving Under the Influence (DUI) arrests for the…

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Sign Language for Kids

Abbey Cook, owner of Communication Junction, makes the sign for “baby”  during a sign language class. Cook offers classes, story times and other  events for children and their parents. Photo Courtesy of Blissful Images.   by Elise Zwicky   Alissa Williams was…

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Sugar Creek Arts Festival

  Photo Courtesy of McLean County Arts Center   by Douglas Edwin   This July 12th and 13th, The Sugar Creek Arts Festival will be returning to Uptown Normal for its 31st year. Though the festival has always had plenty…

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WHAT A PERFECT DAY!

There probably never has been a more beautiful day than July 4, 2014. Instead of the suffocating heat usually felt in mid-summer, it was a mite cool in the shade. People turned out in droves to watch the 45-minute parade…

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