Those looking for porch pumpkins and decorative gourds in the Illinois Valley don’t have to look far – it’s easy to buy them straight from the source. Here are 6 farms, pumpkin patches and stands selling everything you need to deck your yards and porches for the season.
Through my children in Chicago, and in my role for Valley Immigrant Advocates, a local non-profit provider of legal services to immigrants, I’ve talked to newly arrived immigrants and heard their plans. Their greatest priority is to work and earn money to improve their lives.
The DeKalb Chamber's 'Taste of the Town' starts Tuesday, a campaign to encourage folks to try local fare. Follow along with us on the chamber's Facebook and Instagram pages, writes Anna Wilson, membership manager for the DeKalb Chamber of Commerce.
At the Aug. 21 meeting of the Oswego Fire Protection District Board of Trustees, the fire department asked the trustees to authorize $60,000 of taxpayer money to purchase a second set of extrication tools.