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Month: November 2017

Barbara Marie Springer

Barbara Marie Springer — October 13, 1929 – November 29, 2017 Barbara Marie Springer, age 88, of Mt. Carroll, Illinois, passed away Wednesday, November 29, 2017, at The Alverno Healthcare Facility, Clinton, Iowa. A Funeral Service will be held 10:00 a.m. Monday, December 4, 2017 at the Law-Jones Funeral Home, Mt. Carroll, followed by a luncheon at the Mt. Carroll United Methodist Church. Burial will take place at 2:30 p.m. in Hampshire Center Cemetery, Hampshire, Illinois. Visitation will be held 2:00 – 6:00 p.m. Sunday, December 3, 2017 at the Law-Jones Funeral Home, Mt. Carroll. Family and friends are invited to share in Barbara’s life at www.lawjonesfuneralhome.com. Barbara was born October 13, 1929, in Plato Center, Illinois, the daughter of Everett and Reva (Berwick) Hinkle. She attended high school in Plato Center, graduating with the Class of 1947. Barbara married Paul Springer on March 9, 1949 at the Plato Center Methodist Church. They celebrated 65 years of marriage until Paul’s death on November 15, 2014. Barbara worked as a Letter Carrier and Clerk for the United States Postal Service in Mt. Carroll for 17 years until her retirement. She was a member of the United Methodist Church, Naomi Circle and helped with funeral luncheons.  She also belonged to the American Legion Auxiliary, NARFE, Carroll County Home Extension, a former member of the Order of the Eastern Star, and a...

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Lemoine Mohlenkamp

Lemoine Mohlenkamp, 88, of Shannon, IL, passed away on November 28, 2017. He was born on October 17, 1929 in Shannon, IL, where he spent his entire life as a farmer and a member of Shannon United Methodist Church. Survivors include 1 daughter: Stacy (Philip) Stott; 1 son: Steve Mohlenkamp; 5 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren, 2 sisters: Dorothy (Elmer) Groen, and Lois (Reynold) Swalve. He is preceded in death by his sister, Helen (Mohlenkamp) Swalve, and his parents, Pete and Caroline Mohlenkamp. Funeral service will be held on Saturday December 2, 2017 at 2:30 PM, at the Bethel United Methodist Church in Shannon, IL, with Rev. Mike Jones officiating. A visitation will be held on Friday December 1, 2017 from 6-8 PM, at the Schwarz Park Blvd. Chapel, 608 S. Park Blvd, in Freeport, IL. A memorial has been established in his memory at the Bethel United Methodist Church. Online condolences can be shared at...

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A Busy Week of Holiday Basketball

BY CRAIG LANG For RiverReader.org Girls Forreston Thanksgiving Tournament Eastland 73, Winnebago 68 (OT) Katie Krogman dumped in 18 points and pulled down eight boards to lead the Lady Cougars to the victory over the Lady Indians in Forreston. Eastland held a slim two point lead at the half (32-30). The contest was tied at the end of the third quarter (46-46) and at the end of regulation (60-60). The Lady Cougars outscored Winnebago 13 to 8 in the extra frame. Erin Henze added 14 points, nine rebounds and 10 assists while teammates Karlie Krogman and Lydia Coatney added...

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Jingle Fest Fun in Lanark

LANARK – Jingle Fest visitors were blessed with a sunny, warm Saturday,  Nov. 26. Festivities included a craft and vendor fair that showcased more than a dozen crafters and vendors at The Heritage Center. Many Lanark businesses were open and featured holiday goodies and shopping specials. Food donations were gathered at the Lanark Public Library. Featured Photo Above:  Kids met Santa Claus and got a photo at the new information hut  and received treat bags with a coupon for a free children’s book from Twice Sold Tales. (RiverReader photo/Robert...

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The Magic of Christmas in Savanna

SAVANNA — It was no “Black Friday” in Savanna Nov. 24, as the downtown business district was lit up with the “Magic of Christmas.” Visitors to Savanna’s Christmas Walk held Friday enjoyed tractor-drawn wagon rides on Main Street, got to meet Santa Claus, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer and the Ginger Bread Man, and get an early jump on Christmas goodies at the Cookie Walk, to say nothing of the holiday specials offered by participating businesses. At right, Savanna Mayor Chris Lain and Jube Manderico behind the counter for the opening night of their new business venture, Ca. 1888, an...

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Mon 23

Al-Anon Meets in Freeport Monday

September 23 @ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
Mon 23

Al-Anon Meets in Mount Carroll

September 23 @ 7:00 pm
Mon 23

Savanna Alcoholics Anonymous meets

September 23 @ 8:00 pm
Mon 30

Al-Anon Meets in Freeport Monday

September 30 @ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
Mon 30

Al-Anon Meets in Mount Carroll

September 30 @ 7:00 pm

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