What's happening locally this weekend includes pop-up shops, music, golf carts and more.
Life Stories of Local Interest
The Kankakee Kultivators are putting the final touches on the Annual Garden Tour & Faire, happening on June 24.
Various events are taking place this week across Kankakee County to honor Juneteenth.
Summer in Kankakee County is synonymous with live music — and both are making a comeback. Concert series have begun to kick off around the area, and there is something for everyone with the variety of genres.
What's happening locally this weekend includes bikes, wine, yoga and more.
The Kankakee Public Library invites readers to participate in the Adult Summer Reading program, which kicked off Monday and is running until Saturday, July 10. The library will be offering two different ways to participate and win.
I enjoy discovering secret information — stuff most people don’t know about. And I love spreading the word. For example, my supermarket, similar to most, offers a rain check if they run out of a product that is on sale.
Dear Jill: I have read a recent column of yours regarding whether it is worth spending more for quality products. Could you expand a discussion of this to nongrocery items?
It is 4:45 a.m., and my husband, Joe, just left for work. Sons Benjamin and Joseph left before that.
Pet of the Week
The most important thing you can do to make your personal economy strong is to have an umbrella — a rainy-day fund with at least enough money to pay all of your bills for at least three months without a paycheck. Call it $10,000.
Secretly, I feel like a genius when I discover a secondary use for this or that. You’re going to feel like a genius, too, once you read today’s tips from ingenious readers.
Lia Smietanski, of Bradley, graduated from the Interdisciplinary Honors Program at Loyola University, Chicago, summa cum laude, with a double major in political science and economics. She received the Nick and Loretta Feller Scholarship for graduating with the highest cumulative GPA in the P… Read more
Several local students received degrees from the University of Illinois Springfield, including:
- Clean ‘em out, and move ahead
- Tips to keep your house cool on a budget
- Study explores memory benefits of nicotine
- A foolproof plan for saving $10,000
- Landlord mother dragged into bitter breakup
- Ingenious ways to beat frustration and save money, too
- Alternative treatments exist to treat impotence
- Gadgets that can help older golfers
- Wedding plans cover almost everything
- Quality over price – the argument continues
- Secret insider-savings info
- Put your education first
- The frugal lifestyle