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MACHESNEY PARK — When Ed Nickel asked Marly DeJarnett to marry him 54 years ago, she said no. It's not that she didn't admire him, it's just that she was determined to move from Pequot Lakes, Minnesota, (population 300) to Rockford and find a job. When she moved here in 1962, the former lovebirds ceased all contact. They married other people, worked in different...

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FREEPORT — The Freeport YMCA held its annual Pi Run on Nov. 26. Over 60 participants joined in the event, which raises donations for the Freeport Area Church Cooperative food bank. YMCA Health and Wellness Director Gina Karvelis said...

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FREEPORT — The Stephenson County Toastmasters will meet from 6:15 to 7:30 p.m. Dec. 1 at the Freeport Public Library, 100 E. Douglas St. The mission of the group is to improve its members’ communication and leadership skills...

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Leaders from the Association of Illinois Electric Cooperatives and Jo-Carroll Energy were on hand Tuesday, November 10 to honor U.S. Representative Cheri Bustos (D-East Moline, 17th Congressional District) with the 2015 Illinois Electric...

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Santa Claus will be taking calls from children at WBYS, 647-1560, from 10 to 11 a.m. Dec. 12.

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The Friends of the Lewistown Library Holiday Book Sale will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 5 at the future library site, 1126 N. Main St.

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Students in Douglas Okey’s Introduction to Film class at Spoon River College recently had the chance to get some inside information from Okey’s brother, Dave, who for the past 20 years has been a member of the international...

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Local businesses marking Small Business Saturday with sales, giveaways

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ROCKFORD — In the midst of global terror and chaos, the Al Hammawis are learning how to be Americans.

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LENA — The Lena Living Center, 1010 S. Logan St., will hold a Christmas Opera House from 5 to 7 p.m. Dec. 11. The event will include refreshments, live music, viewing the Community Enchanted Forest, visits with Santa, tours of the...

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SPRINGFIELD — Gov. Bruce Rauner says his moratorium attempting to block Syrian refugees from resettling in Illinois is simply a request for the Obama administration to "take a deep breath" and tighten the review process to make sure...

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