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CLINTON — Tom Tegeler and Sandy Tegeler were top Clinton Duplicate Bridge Club winners recently at Bickford Cottage. Mary Duhr and Phyllis Morris were second; Georgia Parks and Norma McDonnell, third; John Mulholland and Judy Doughty, fourth; James Carey and John Carlin, fifth; Carol Hill an…
MORRISON, Ill. — The Morrison Musical Theater Association is celebrating Christmas in July (almost) with some tunes from the past in this summer’s production of "The 1940’s Radio Hour."
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — How much is that maltipoo in the window? It could end up costing twice what it says on the price tag if the buyer is enticed into signing a pet leasing contract.
MOUNT CARROLL, Ill. — Timber Lake Playhouse will open the 2018 Concert Series on May 25 with "Reba...And Friends." From “Fancy” to “Is There Life Out There,” Reba McEntire is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and record producer. She began her career in the music industry as a high sc…
Food safety often is cited as the primary reason why people grow their own edibles, but that's frequently an illusion. Food-borne illnesses are almost as likely to be caused by homegrown produce as by fresh foods acquired elsewhere.
Giant sequoias, spectacular waterfalls, alpine tundra, plus arguably the world’s most beautiful valley combine to make California’s Yosemite National Park one of our country’s most popular vacation destinations.
CLINTON — The Alzheimer’s Association is offering a set of two free educational programs for the general public in Mercy North Hospital’s Conference Room A, 1410 N. Fourth St., on May 15 and May 22.
One of the amazing things about Italian food (besides it being, you know, Italian food) is that the best dishes are often so completely, refreshingly simple. Like, four-ingredients simple. (No, we don’t count olive oil and salt. Or water. Or air.)
The Miniature Dutch Village offers a glimpse into the past and the way people from the Netherlands lived. Two men have volunteered their time to keep the village looking alive and vibrant.
When shopping for breakfast items pancake mix, frozen waffles, granola — not all products are created equal. If you or your family are trying to eat a little better, here’s a few things to look for on the label.
Are you wasting away your retirement years playing solitaire and watching TV game shows? Perhaps spending several hours a day loafing with other retirees while talking about old times and how America’s youths are circling the drain?
A rolled chicken breast may look la-di-da fancy, but it’s really super-easy to pull off with a tiny bit of patience. And this particular version rewards you with bacon and melted cheese.
CLINTON — Tri-S Women’s Club met at McKinley Street Taverne on April 4. Norma McDonnell was the hostess. A program about the history of Springdale Cemetery was given by Jan Hansen, Clinton County Historical Society. Jan also answered member questions about the known history of the Spirituali…
Cinco de Mayo commemorates the Mexican army's defeat of the French army in a battle on that date — May 5 — in 1862. The holiday also happens to coincide with the start of the season for fresh tomatillos. Green Pozole with Chicken, a traditional, stew-y Mexican soup — based on a tomatillo sal…
This recipe celebrates one of the first — and sweetest — harbingers of spring: local strawberries. Sure, the supermarket offers strawberries all year 'round, but the gems that are grown locally and show up in season boast way more flavor than their cousins from the other side of the world. W…
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Museum of the American Revolution is a year old this month and officials say it has landed a decisive victory in capturing tourists' attention in a city with lots of revolutionary competition.
Spaghetti squash is a large round squash that forms spaghettilike strands when it’s cooked. Its texture is crisp, its taste is mild, and it can indeed replace spaghetti in the recipe of your choice. This is especially good news if you’re searching for an alternative to pasta, either because …
CLINTON — Wild Rose Casino & Resort announces Rock Pig and Shyster will perform a reunion concert in the Oakwood Grand Ballroom on May 26. Performance time is scheduled for 8 p.m. to midnight.
Nancy Delano, 80, of Denver has no plans to slow down anytime soon. She still drives to movies, plays and dinners out with friends. A retired elder care nurse who lives alone, she also knows that “when you reach a certain age, emergencies can happen fast.” So, when her son, Tom Rogers, talke…
If you want money advice you can trust, your best bet is to hire a fee-only financial planner. The trick is finding a planner who’s willing to be hired for a reasonable fee.
CLINTON — In 1960, a group of mothers got together over coffee and decided there were not enough opportunities for their children who were developmentally and physically challenged.
With spring — and Easter — upon us, I offer a dish guaranteed to spruce up a seasonal brunch. It may look complicated, but it really couldn’t be simpler. The only hump to get over is fear of phyllo (also spelled filo), a pastry dough that originated in Turkey and that’s popular today in Turk…
Here’s a salad fit to join the lineup for your fanciest dinner or holiday meal. Each of the ingredients brings its own unique taste and texture to the mix, but the standout is the praline. A hard candy typically consisting of sugar and nuts, praline was invented in the 17th century by the Fr…
FULTON, Ill. — The Volunteer Educators at the Windmill Cultural Center in Fulton are inviting the public to attend the next program of the season.
No matter how many dazzling things we have the good fortune to eat in our lives, we often remember the simplest meals with as much power and affection as the fanciest. A humble, pureed vegetable soup is among those particular pleasures. Also, Proustian prose aside, if you’re feeling lazy, yo…
With spring just down the road, you’ve likely already figured out the main dish for the feast accompanying whichever of the two big seasonal holidays — Easter or Passover — you celebrate. Leg of lamb and glazed ham are Easter favorites. Braised brisket or roast chicken land on many Passover …
Medicare provides basic health care to one out of six Americans, most of them 65 and older. Even people decades away from retirement, though, should be concerned about Congress meddling with the program.
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — Crocheting a pair of tiny red hats offered Annessa Wilcoxon a chance to bring attention to an issue that's as close as her 12-year-old daughter's heart.
CAMANCHE — RE/MAX Elite cc announces that Realtor Joy Jensen has joined the real estate franchise. Jensen holds real estate licenses in both Iowa and Illinois and previously worked at another real estate agency.
- Unaware of pregnancy, Clinton woman gives birth
- UPDATE: Vehicle flips on South Bridge
- Population continues decline in Clinton
- Former Meadowview rec board treasurer charged with theft
- Former PV standout now CHS coach
- Not a thankless job
- Local facility celebrates PetCare day
- 'Buzz' brewing for restaurant
- 2018 Fantasy Baseball: Best two-start pitchers for week 8
- Living and giving