Starved Rock  Lodge to host storytellers, Hike for a Cure, and Oktoberfest

Special events planned at Starved Rock in October.

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FOL Pinterest party

Friends of the Library will host a Pinterest Party on Tuesday, Oct. 16 at 6 p.m. at the Graves-Hume Public Library.

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Library to host fun events for children this October

Graves-Hume Public Library has several events planned in October for children of all ages and their families.

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Discovery Center Museum presents “Spooky Science”

If you are looking for a fun, safe and not-too-scary Halloween celebration for youngsters, Discovery Center Museum is hosting a party for children on Friday, Oct. 26 from 6-9 p.m.

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OCA presents Carole King tribute, Nov. 2

Suzanne Davis brings the music of Carole King to Ottawa on Friday, Nov. 2 at 7 p.m. at the Central Intermediate School Auditorium, as part of the current series of concerts sponsored by the Ottawa Concert Association.

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Burke to turn 90

Darlene Burke of Mendota will turn 90 years old on Oct. 18.

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Oktoberfest Beer and Wine Tasting

The Mendota Optimist Club will host an Oktoberfest Beer and Wine Tasting Event on Saturday, Oct. 27 from 6-10 p.m. at the Mendota Golf Course.

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The Big Uproar to perform; tickets on sale

The Mendota Museum & Historical Society will host The Big Uproar at the Country Chapel, behind the Breaking the Prairie Museum, on Friday, Nov. 2 at 7 p.m.

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Food Pack Event

St. John's Lutheran Church, 607 10th Ave., will host a Food Pack Event for Kids Against Hunger on Saturday, Oct. 20 from 12-3 p.m.

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Speaker to share family history

The LaSalle County Genealogy Guild will meet on Saturday, Oct. 20 at 1 p.m., 115 W. Glover St., Ottawa. The speaker will be Char McGrath.

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LaSalle County Retired Teachers Association held their fall 2018 general meeting at Festivities Unlimited in Ottawa on Sept. 24.

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NIU engineering students a driving force behind Icebox Derby

Student-designed technology put to use at Chicago event.

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Rieker to turn 90

Marvin Rieker of Ohio will celebrate his 90th birthday on Oct. 6.

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NIU Philharmonic to perform

The NIU Philharmonic season opening concert will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 10.

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Blackstone Principal Awards

Blackstone School announces monthly Principal Award recipients

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Lincoln R.E.A.CH. Awards

Lincoln School announces monthly R.E.A.CH. Award recipients.

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5th Grade Students of the Month

Northbrook School announces Students of the Month.

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Team Awards

Northbrook School announces Students of the Month.

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Exploratory Awards

Northbrook School announces Students of the Month.

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Bonnell turns 103

Berniece Bonnell will celebrate her 103rd birthday on Oct. 10.

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Tillmans celebrate 65 years

Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Tillman Sr. of Earlville will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary on Oct. 9.

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Class of 1953

Mendota High School Class of 1953 marks their 65th class reunion.

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Eich marks 40 years of service

Jean Eich, rehab aide at Mendota Lutheran Home was honored for her 40 years of service on Sept. 20.

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Ford Model A drives through town

Phil and Marge Sutton of Bloomington, Ind. map a route before heading out with eight other Ford Model As following behind, Sept. 21.

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Blood drive

The American Red Cross held a blood drive on Sept. 18 at the Mendota Moose Family Center. The next bloodmobile will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 13.

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Club news for 9-26-18

IVADA; BPW offers $500 scholarship; Omicron

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Club news for 9-20

Mendota Golf and Bridge Auxiliary, VFW Post 4079 Auxiliary, and LSCRTA

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