In light of the recent rise of COVID-19 infections and hospitalizations in northwest Illinois, FHN President and CEO Mark Gridley has written the following letter to the area communities.





Matt McClujre (Buddy) and Joe Mauldin (Roy Brown) rehearse a song from Timber Lake Playhouse's production of the Buddy Holly Story while Crickets drummer, Jerry Allison (Kenan Smith) joins in on drums. The Buddy Holly Story opens September 9 through the 19 at the playhouse on 8215 Black Oak Road in Mt. Carroll. Tickets are available through the Box Office at ()815) 2144-2035 or online at www.timberlakeplayhouse.org.



The Rice Bull Riding rodeo put on quite a show Thursday night at the Carroll County Fair.