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Month: March 2019

Eastland Board of Education Meeting Summary – March 20, 2019

Summary Regular Board of Education Meeting Eastland CUSD #308 March 20, 2019 President Heeren called to order the Regular Meeting for March. Members approved the minutes of the February 20th Regular Meeting. They also approved payment of all bills and claims, the Treasurer’sReport, and renewals with the Illinois High School Association (IHSA) and Illinois Elementary School Association (IESA) for 2019-20. During Board input, members discussed the IASB Northwest Division Dinner Mtg. that was held in Sterling on March 13th, the Board of Education Scholarship, the Alliance Leadership Summit in Springfield attended by Dr. Hansen and Steve Snider, and the...

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Carroll County Farm Bureau Members FREE Classified Ads – March 21, 2019

FS-2 year old laying hens (still laying) in Chadwick.  Farm fresh eggs $2.50 a dozen.  Call 815/266-1345 FS-48” John Deere hydraulic rototiller, 3 point rear connection with hydraulic pump and hoses.  Fits a 445/455. Like new condition, used twice.  $450.   Call  815/493-1061 FS-2013 ODES Dominator 800 UTV w/72” Moose snow plow. 950 miles.  $6500.  Call...

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Carroll County Sheriff’s Blotter – March 4, 2019 – March 18, 2019

03/04/19 at 12:28 pm Matthew R Gorzney, 23 of Morrison, was arrested by the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office on a Contempt warrant. Gorzney was released with Time Served. 03/06/19 at 1:56 am Dakota L Zeeryp, 24 of Savanna, was arrested by the Carroll County Sheriff’s office for operating uninsured Vehicle and driving on a suspended license. Bond was set at $1,500.00 10% applies. Zeeryp was able to post bond and released with a court date. 03/06/19 at 9:34 am Jessica C Engelkens, Of Dixon, was arrested by the Mt.Carroll Police department on an out of county warrant. Engelkens was...

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Swing into Spring – 5 Ideas for Updating Your Space

(Family Features) While spring naturally means it’s time for a refresh for many homeowners, it doesn’t mean you’re limited only to a cleaning party. Take advantage of the season by using it as an opportunity to upgrade different areas of your home for reasons ranging from energy efficiency and convenience to ease of living and safety.  With increasing technology for smart home devices and ever-evolving design styles, upgrading your home can be nearly anything you make of it. These ideas include ways that you can add organization, revolutionize your home tech, increase energy efficiency, enhance security and more.  Find...

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Carroll County Farm Bureau at a Glance – By Chastity Welch – March 19, 2019

In 2020, we have a few different trips we are offering with fellow county farm bureaus.  One trip that was just announced is a trip in April 5-15, 2020 to see the Netherlands, Germany, France and Switzerland. This trip is through Lindstrom Travel. We have copies of the flyer on our website and at our office. Seven days will be spent on a river cruise in Europe stopping at various locations along the way.  We also are working on a trip to Alaska with Tri State Travel for late August/early September 2020. Details and brochures are not yet finalized,...

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Eastland School Board Meeting Agenda for March 20, 2019

Agenda Regular Board of Education Meeting Eastland Community Unit School District #308 Wednesday, March 20, 2019, 6:30 p.m. Eastland Elementary School Library 601 S. Chestnut, Shannon, IL 61078   A. Call to Order and Roll Call B. Review/Adoption of the meeting agenda – action item C. Consent Agenda – action item D. Board Input E. Recognition of Visitors F. Communications G. Old Business  1. Report on implementation of School Resource Officers – informational 2. Approval of the 2019-20 School Year Calendar – action item 3. Approval of the 1-Year Extension of the Eastland Strategic Plan – action item 4. Approval to...

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The Amish Cook – Gloria Fries Pies

  THE AMISH COOK BY GLORIA YODER How about tackling a day in the kitchen, making fry pies? When my sister-in-law, Virginia, first mentioned the thought, it really seemed to be an excellent idea, yet to myself, I wondered how I could do it with our four preschoolers. A couple days later her husband John and Daniel came up with the idea that they could babysit while we ladies made fry pies. We readily agreed. Finally, today was the day. The men took off work in the furniture shop which they are in partnership with and relaxed in the...

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Chadwick-Milledgeville School Board Meeting Set for March 18th – Agenda

CHADWICK-MILLEDGEVILLE COMMUNITY DISTRICT #399 BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING March 18, 2019 at 7:00 PM Milledgeville High School Library AGENDA I.    CALL TO ORDER/ROLL CALL (ACTION ITEM) II. APPROVE THE AGENDA (ACTION ITEM) III. CONSENT AGENDA (ACTION ITEM) A. Approval of Minutes of the February 19, 2019 Regular Board Meeting and  Closed Session B.  Approval of Payment of Bills for March 2019 C.  Approval of Treasurer’s Report for February 2019 D.  Approval of Hot Lunch Report for February 2019 E.  Approval of Student Activity Fund Account Summary for February 2019 IV. COMMENT FROM THE PUBLIC A.  Thank you to Milledgeville...

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Local Obituaries – Law Jones, Hermann and Schwarz Funeral Homes

Updated Every Hour Robert John Cornish by Law-Jones Funeral Home on March 21, 2019 at 6:10 pm Robert John Cornish, age 71, of Savanna, IL passed away on March 13, 2019, in his home. Cremation rites have been accorded. Burial of ashes will take place at the Ridge Road Cemetery Association, Falls Cemetery in Rochester, New York, at a future date. Robert was born September 4, 1947 in Rochester, NY to Oliver and Charlotte (Howell) Cornish. He graduated from Greece Olympia High School in Rochester, New York in 1965. He then continued his education at the Pratt Institute in...

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National Ag Day – Carroll County Farm Bureau at a Glance – By Chastity Welch

March 14th, is National Ag Day. In the past 100 years our organization has certainly seen changes in ag. From the horse and buggy days, to modern agricultural practices including technology to utilize efficiency. In the mere 22 years since I was hired into the Farm Bureau system I have seen many changes but there is one constancy. Farmers care for their animals, care for their land, and care about producing a safe, bountiful harvest each year.  Today they are criticized more than ever while their mission has not changed. With more and more media outlets, and people falling into a...

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Good Samaritan Society-Mount Carroll Receives Visitors

Featured Image, above: West Carroll 5th graders in Mrs. Miner’s class participated in a sensory sensitivity program at Good Samaritan Society-Mount Carroll. Students learned about vision and hearing impairments and arthritic limitations.  Pictured, front row, from left, Good Samaritan Society residents Donna Wurster,  Gloria Bausman, Jo Wickes, Jeanette Boothby, West Carroll students, and Adrienne Johnson, Activity Director. West Carroll 5th Grade Friends visit weekly during the school year and share varied programs and experiences.  For more information, contact Adrienne Johnson at 815-244-7715. The Good Samaritan Society-Mount Carroll has received a Five-Star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid...

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Right Steps Family Center to Present at Lanark Public Library

Featured photo: The staff of Right Steps Family Center, with Roberta Smith (left) and Darcie Feltmeyer (center) will present at Lanark Public Library on March 21st. Pictured, at the far right, is West Carroll District Superintendent Julie Katzenberger. (RiverReader photo/Michael Miller) A program about the Right Steps Family Center will be presented at 6:30 pm on Thursday, March 21st at the Lanark Public Library. The presentation, conducted by Roberta Smith and Darcie Feltmeyer, will describe how Right Steps partners with mothers of children 3 and younger to promote early childhood learning and development. The Right Steps program, free to qualified families,...

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Lanark’s Exchange State Bank Names New President

Exchange State Bank, Lanark Names Matt Zumdahl President & John Nelson Remains as Vice President & Chairman of the Board LANARK, IL – March 6, 2019 – Exchange State Bank has announced that Matthew P. Zumdahl has been named President, effective immediately.  Current President John H. Nelson will remain with the bank as Vice President and will continue to serve as Chairman of the Board for both Exchange State Bank and Lanark Bancshares, Inc., the bank’s holding company. Mr. Zumdahl joined Exchange State Bank in 2009 as a Loan Officer and was soon promoted to Assistant Vice President. He...

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Carroll County Sheriff’s Blotter – 2/16/19 – 3/2/19

02/16/19 at 10:41 pm Tera A Riddle,32 Homeless, was arrested by the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office for Possession of Meth <5 Gram and Obstruction of justice/Destroy Evidence. Bond was set. Riddle remains in custody. 02/16/19 11:59 pm Arion R Lewis, 19 of Peoria, was arrested by the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office for Driving on a suspended license. Lewis was issued an I Bond and released with a court date. 02/17/19 11:18 am Arthur E Dersham, 39 of Savanna, was arrested by the Savanna Police Department on a Contempt warrant. Bond was set at $1,000.00 10% applies. Dersham was able...

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Mon 25

Al-Anon Meets in Freeport Monday

March 25 @ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
Mon 25

Al-Anon Meets in Mount Carroll

March 25 @ 7:00 pm
Mon 25
Mon 01

Al-Anon Meets in Freeport Monday

April 1 @ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
Mon 01

Al-Anon Meets in Mount Carroll

April 1 @ 7:00 pm

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