Celebrating Herb Franks' half century of service
Former president of the Illinois State Bar Association Herb Franks arrives at Checkers for lunch Monday in Union.
Historical society offers one-room schoolhouse experience
UNION – Classic songs, geography and spelling lessons and passages from turn-of-the-century books will make up a one-room schoolhouse experience.
Galesburg artist creates 30 years of rail memories
Artist Ron Hatch has been creating the annual Railroad Days poster for about three decades, and a look at his combined work of 29 posters since 1985, is an engaging view of locomotive history, railroad history and graphic arts evolution.
Stiemke: More than 1,100 participate in Human Race
A riddle for you: What happens when you mix 100 volunteers, 15 volunteer committee members, 1,103 individuals and their family and friends with the McHenry County Community Foundation, IL State Bank, Covidien, Northwest Herald, Centegra Health System, SAGE Products, General Kinematics, Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital, Accelerated Rehab Centers, ... (more)
Volunteers restore old Chicago streetcar in Union
UNION – Working mostly in Union, a band of volunteers will soon reveal a restoration project that restarts a historic streetcar for service nearly 66 years after it stopped running for thousands of Chicago area residents.