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Women of Distinction


  • Civilians get a glimpse of the life of a soldier during 'Immersion' training in Marseilles

    MARSEILLES – Members of Illinois Joining Forces and Illinois communities participated in “Military Immersion” training on July 7 and 8 at Marseilles T ...
    Aug. 25, 2016 - 6:58 am
  • Nettle Creek Summer Reading program a success

    MORRIS – Nettle Creek Elementary School partnered with myON, an online library with thousands of books, to conduct a summer reading program.
    Aug. 26, 2016 - 7:39 am
  • Local musician attends popular summer music academy in July

    EGG HARBOR, WISCONSIN – Diamond resident Matt Misewicz, a saxophonist from Coal City High School, attended from July 17 to 30 the Birch Creek Music Pe ...
    Aug. 25, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Grundy youths compete in Grundy’s first 4-H Amazing Race

    MORRIS – Youths from throughout Grundy County and surrounding areas competed earlier this month in the first Grundy Amazing Race last week.
    Aug. 25, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • VFW kicks off annual $30,000 scholarship competition

    SPRINGFIELD – State Commander W. Dave Stout of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Department of Illinois announced recently the kickoff of this year’s VFW’s ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Hoge-Hall family gathered for reunion

    NORWAY – Family members from eight states gathered July 9 as descendants of Stanley Hall and Bertha Hoge-Hall at the Norway Community Building. There ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Grundy County area church briefs

    Coal City United Methodist to hold ‘Hallelujah’ pork dinnerCoal City United Methodist to hold ‘Hallelujah’ pork dinner
    Aug. 20, 2016 - 9:38 am
  • Morris woman to be saluted as a Volunteer of the Year by IDNR

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Natural Resources on Aug. 20 will honor eight individuals – including a Morris woman – and two groups for exc ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Marseilles textile artist juried into international quilt competition

    MARSEILLES – “Red Door Dream,” a fine art quilt by Amy Cavaness from Marseilles, was accepted for the World Quilt New England Competition. Mancuso Sho ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Morris Kiwanis to hold third annual Trivia Night fundraiser event

    MORRIS – The Morris Kiwanis Club will once again hold a Trivia Night experience at the Morris Moose Lodge 967 starting at 7 p.m. Oct. 29.
    Aug. 17, 2016 - 7:00 am
  • Weighted Comfort for Kids to hold charity spaghetti dinner

    MORRIS – Autism is a difficult disorder to understand, as it manifests itself differently in nearly everyone who has it.
    Aug. 12, 2016 - 2:37 am
  • Fall tips for keeping the environment healthy

    As the summer months come to a close, we head into the fall months when school starts, and begin to prepare ourselves and our homes for the colder mon ...
    Aug. 9, 2016 - 6:54 am
  • Minooka student takes first place in state photo contest

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois State Treasurer Michael Frerichs announced recently the winners of the 2016 Cream of the Crop Photo Contest, and a Minooka stud ...
    Aug. 9, 2016 - 6:51 am
  • Morris resident to represent Midwest in Miss American Junior Teen Pageant

    MORRIS – Sarena Hill, age 14, has been entering pageants since she was 3 years old.All those years o ...
    Aug. 9, 2016 - 6:45 am
  • Seneca FFA Section VII Vo-Ag Fair winners released

    SENECA – Seneca FFA members recently displayed their livestock projects and competed against other schools at the Section VII Vo-Ag Fair.
    Aug. 6, 2016 - 9:10 am
  • Grundy County area church briefs

    First Baptist holding Neighborhood Fest on SaturdayMORRIS – First Baptist Church, 1650 W. Route 6 in ...
    Aug. 4, 2016 - 5:30 am