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Sublette Farm Toy Show

Posted: Tuesday, Mar 21st, 2017
People attending the Sublette Farm Toy & Antique Tractor Show on March 19 admire the long line of International Harvester tractors, which was the featured tractor at this year's show. There were plenty of small tractors as well, as numerous buildings such at the Sublette Community Building, right, were filled with every farm toy imaginable. (News photos by Bonnie Morris)

Planting a garden? Library has free seeds to get started

Posted: Tuesday, Mar 21st, 2017
AMBOY, Ready to plant your garden? Take a trip to Pankhurst Memorial Library to pick up some seeds and get started. Now is the time to begin starting seeds indoors so you will have a great garden this summer.
University of Illinois Extension Master Gardeners received a donation, from a local business, of seed packets. An old card catalog

Lee County officials explain need for new jail to Amboy City Council

Posted: Tuesday, Mar 21st, 2017
AMBOY -- Voters will have to decide in April if they want to have a new jail facility in Lee County paid for by a new .5 percent sales tax, or if they want to close the jail and pay money to other counties to house the Lee County inmates.
Lee County Sheriff John Simonton gave a presentation to

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