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Life Stories of Local Interest
The Bradley-Bourbonnais Sportsmen's Club is hosting Chicken Night from 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday.
Twenty minutes outside of Kankakee sits Custer Park. It houses a hidden gem known as Mistie Hill Vineyard, which is locally-owned and offers 13 types of home-grown wine.
From 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, June 11, and Saturday, June 12, Braidwood will be hosting an all-towns garage sale.
The Kankakee Quilt Makers meet monthly at the First Church of the Nazarene — located at 1000 North Entrance, Kankakee — at 7 p.m., the second Thursday of each month.
Kankakee Valley Theatre Association’s Youth Summer Theatre Camp presents a concert version of the popular musical, “Seussical JR.” Registration will begin May 15.
You’ve been wary and warned of the evils of the internet since its inception, but never has the reality of it been so vividly illustrated than with “Profile.”
Matthew Rhys, best known as a British actor who could affect an American accent as a Russian spy on “The Americans,” stars in an adaptation of Eugene McCabe’s novel “Death and Nightingales” (9 p.m. Sunday, Starz, TV-MA).
Concerts begin at 7 p.m. on Thursdays in June to August. They are held in the Palzer Band Shell in Bird Park (located between Riverside and St. Mary's hospitals).
What's playing in theaters this weekend at Cinemark 10, Paramount Theatre and Meadowview Theatre.
Kankakee Valley Theatre Association has an open call for those 16 and older who are interested in performing in one of the plays for the theater’s 10-Minute Play Festival.
DEAR ABBY: My husband works out of town with his brother, who is married. I’m not close to my sister-in-law, but I like her just fine. Read more
Over-the-door shoe organizers are not just useful for shoes.
It was shocking, if not surreal. The email message was from a woman I never had met and whose name I recognized only because, a few months earlier, she mailed me a book she’d written.
Honestly, Heinz ketchup is about as common a product as any in the Hunt refrigerator. So, why on earth would I even think of making it myself?
We have a lot of DIY cleaner recipes in our “Everyday Cheapskate” arsenal, but a reliable upholstery cleaner was missing.
It’s time once again to reach into the mailbag to answer a question from my dear readers. It’s kinda my favorite day, which should give you an idea of how much I love to hear from you.
Life Editor Taylor Leddin's weekly column:
We are having cooler weather again this week. On Monday, it was rainy, and yesterday was cloudy. At least today the sun is shining at times.
Dear Jill: When do you feel it is worth not buying the least expensive item? There are some things I feel are all relatively the same.
Today was our first day of 80-degree weather this year, and we enjoyed the great outdoors.
Pet of the Week
Rick and Lora Bell, of St. Anne, will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary with a gathering July 10 in Braidwood. The event will be hosted by their family. Rick and the former Lora Beck were married April 24, 1971, at St. Christopher Catholic Church in Midlothian. Read more
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