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Category: Thomson, Illinois

Village of Thomson Board Meets, Accepts Resignation of Village Attorney – Michael Miller Reports

BY MICHAEL MILLER At their January 14th meeting, the Thomson Village Board accepted, with regret, the resignation of Village Attorney Colleen Buckwalter, who has accepted a new position as Assistant State’s Attorney for Whiteside County.  One of the provisions of the position requires her to give up all other practices.   Moving swiftly on the heels of this item, the board voted unanimously to allow Trager to sign a contract with Attorney Nicholas Heid, contingent upon his agreement, to become the new village attorney. OTHER BUSINESS The board elected to donate $25.00 to help send local students to the...

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York Township Public Library Hosts Presentation Discussing Societal Impacts of Incarceration

Illinois Humanities presents “Social and Economic Impacts of Incarceration,” a discussion in its statewide series, The Country and the City: Common Ground in the Prairie State?, at York Township Public Library, Thomson, January 31 Illinois Humanities will present “Social and Economic Impacts of Incarceration,” the fifth event in its statewide program series, The Country and the City: Common Ground in the Prairie State?, at York Township Public Library in Thomson on Thursday, January 31. Doors will open and free refreshments from Dusty’s Pizza Plus in Thomson will be available at 5:30 PM.  The program will begin at 6 and conclude...

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35th Annual Bald Eagle Watch is Coming Up Soon!

On January 5th, 2019, the Clinton Bald Eagle Watch will hold its 35th Annual day of appreciation for the US National Bird. The Bald Eagle was chosen as the United States’ national bird because of its majestic beauty, great strength, and long life. It is also native to North America and has become quite populous in the lower 48 United States. Hundreds of Bald Eagles visit the Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge lands each year, from late fall through early spring. The Annual Bald Eagle Watch is held throughout the Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish...

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Savanna Food Pantry Says 2018 One of Its Best Years

The 20th Anniversary Canadian Pacific Holiday Train chugged through Carroll County last Sunday afternoon, and it made a stop in Savanna. Over 120 people showed up to enjoy the show, which was put on by Canada’s Willy Porter and The Trews, sponsored by Canadian Pacific. While the train was stopped in Savanna, Andy Cummings, Canadian Pacific Railway spokesman, announced that the rail company would be donating $5,500 to the Savanna Food Pantry. Cummings also stated that, since 1999, the Canadian Pacific Holiday Train has raised $14.5 million and received 4.3 million pounds of food, all for Food Banks across...

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Great River Outreach (GRO) Holds Community Summit

This #GivingTuesday, and for the rest of this December, make your donation dollars work for those in need in your local communities. The Great River Outreach (GRO) is a local organization that helps connect those in need with the services they require to help them get back on their feet, or even to make it to the next week or month. 

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Thu 18

Vintage 405

July 18 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Mon 22

Al-Anon Meets in Freeport Monday

July 22 @ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
Mon 22

Al-Anon Meets in Mount Carroll

July 22 @ 7:00 pm
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Al-Anon Meets in Freeport Monday

July 29 @ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm

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