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Help Montgomery Habitat for Humanity affiliate. 
Donate $25, for a chance to win a $23,000 new car.

Montgomery, IL. - That’s the invitation from Fox Valley Habitat for Humanity, a Christian housing ministry based in Montgomery.

The winning ticket will be drawn at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 13, at Fox Valley Buick/GMC in St. Charles. Attendance is not required to win.

Community Organizations Invited to Participate in Annual Christmas Walk

The Village of Oswego is again hosting the Annual Christmas Walk celebration.

Retired banking exec joins Aurora University
Athletic Hall of Fame

Fifty-four years ago, Calvin R. “Cal” Myers journeyed from rural Big Rock to enroll as a freshman at Aurora College.

DeKalb Clinic Will Join KishHealth System

DeKalb, IL. – The DeKalb Clinic will become the newest
member of KishHealth System. It is a result of KishHealth System’s ongoing dialogue with local providers and agencies to improve the coordination of
health services in the community.

The Ides of March Perform Benefit For Sandwich Opera House

The Ides of March 50th Anniversary Tour featuring Jim Peterik will perform a benefit for the Sandwich Opera House on Saturday, November 1 at 8:00 p.m. 

This is the only band to date to celebrate 50 years with all the original members: Jim Peterik, Larry Millas, Bob Bergland, and Mike Borch.
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Oswego kicker saluted on Aurora U. senior day

Oswego's Lisa Bajkowski, center, was among six Aurora University women's soccer players honored at Senior Day Oct. 17. Bajkowski, an Oswego High graduate and Spartan midfielder, was accompanied by her parents. AU blanked visiting Marian university 3-0. (Al Benson photo)

Waubonsee English Instructor Shaw Honored for Service Learning Efforts

Sugar Grove, IL – Kassia Shaw, adjunct English instructor at Waubonsee Community College, has won recognition for her efforts to encourage students to learn outside of the classroom, as well as within.

In early October, Shaw received the Adjunct Faculty Proposal Award 2014 from the Two-Year College English Association Conference in Grand Rapids, Mich.


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Experience Taste of Norway

Taste of Norway, an annual Hostfest fall festival featuring Norwegian food, music and crafts.

Launching USS Illinois

Oswego's Len Wass, right, accepted a $2,500 donation Tuesday, Oct. 21, from the Aurora Council, U.S. Navy League, for the USS Illinois, a Navy submarine under construction. Left is Mike Eckblad, commander, Roosevelt-Aurora American Legion Post 84. Wass, chairman of the USS Illinois commissioning committee, said the Illinois is the 13th Virginia Class nuclear submarine and is scheduled to be launched in mid-2015. The commissioning committee was formed from volunteers from all over the state to help honor Illinois’ newest namesake ship. (Al Benson photo)




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