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Good Samaritan Society to Hold Easter Coloring Contest & Egg Hunt

The Good Samaritan Society-Mount Carroll is hosting the annual Easter Coloring Contest for children up to nine years old.  The coloring contest is open for the following age groups: 3 years and younger, 4-6 years, and 7-9 years.  If you are interested in entering the coloring contest, please color the page that corresponds to the age group.  Entry forms are now available at the Good Samaritan Society-Mount Carroll and the following Mount Carroll banks:  the Mount Carroll Banking Center, the Savanna-Thomson State Bank and TBK Bank. Please return the colored sheets no later than April 11th to Good Samaritan...

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Local Obituaries – Law Jones, Hermann and Schwarz Funeral Homes

Updated Every Hour Earl C. Klippert by Law-Jones Funeral Home on April 25, 2019 at 5:02 pm Earl Charles Klippert, age 99, of Savanna, Illinois, died on Monday, April 22, 2019 at Big Meadows Nursing Home, Savanna. Cremation Rites will be accorded. A private family burial will take place in Savanna Township Cemetery at a later date. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.lawjonesfueneralhome.com He was born on June 2, 1919, the son of Spencer and Mary Ellen (Garner) Klippert on the Saskatchewan Canada Prairie. Along with his parents and two brothers, George and Ross, they...

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The Amish Cook – Grilling with the Yoders, April 23, 2019

BY GLORIA YODER The house is quiet, yes the children are all tucked into bed, sleep will wait for me. I just had to give you a quick invitation to join us as we enjoy dinner with the Lehman family. Everyone in our church has a special place in our hearts; the Lehmans are no exception. The Nathan Lehman family shares our vision of reaching out to troubled children. In fact, they have a beautiful family of four children by adoption. A couple months ago when Daniel and Nathan had been cutting up meat in our annual hog butchering, they came up with the idea...

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Carroll County Farm Bureau Members FREE Classified Ads – April 23, 2019

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Carroll County Farm Bureau At a Glance – By Chastity Welch

Defensive Driving Course Offered We have a number of things going on right now that require sign ups.  One is a defensive driving course set for June 11 and 12 here at our office from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.  Upon competition of this course you may be eligible for a discount on your auto insurance.  The first factor is you do need to be over 55 and have not been convicted of a motor vehicle violation in the last 12 months.  Doug Sommer retired safety specialist with COUNTRY Financial will be teaching the course. Cost is $12 for...

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The Amish Cook – Playdough at the Yoders – April 16, 2018

BY GLORIA YODER For weeks or even months, we’ve all been waiting for the day that Grandpas would come with plans to stay for a few weeks. The day had actually arrived. Excitement reigned on all sides. How long do we have to wait until Dawdys (the German word for Grandpas) get here?” Austin asked for the tenth time. The minutes were on a count down. “They could be here in two minutes,” I informed him. At last, Daddy spotted the minivan turning in the driveway. “Dawdys are coming! They’re here!” the excited little onlookers chorused from their perch...

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CARROLL-LEE-WHITESIDE EXTENSION UNIT CALENDAR OF EVENTS SPRING 2019

Share Your Life Story, Starting, April 8-10:00-11:30 am- York Township Public Library, Thomson Share Your Life Story, Starting, April 8-1:00-2:30 pm-Mt. Carroll Public Library This writing series for all abilities will explore how to get started in sharing your life story and will include writing sessions and activities. Previous writing experience is not required. This 2019 series is a continuation from previous Life Story Writing Workshops; new participants are welcome to join at any time. These workshops will be held on Mondays in Thomson and Mt. Carroll libraries. This writing series is free and open to the public. To...

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Mon 29

Al-Anon Meets in Freeport Monday

April 29 @ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
Mon 29

Al-Anon Meets in Mount Carroll

April 29 @ 7:00 pm
Mon 29
Mon 06

Al-Anon Meets in Freeport Monday

May 6 @ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
Mon 06

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