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Oester, Maus say vows

Posted: Tuesday, Sep 20th, 2016
AMBOY -- Cori Oester and Adam Maus were married May 28, 2016, at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Amboy, with Father Tim Draper officiating.
A reception and dance followed at the Lee County 4-H Center, Amboy.
The bride is the daughter of Tim and Maureen Oester of Amboy. The groom is the son of Mike and Cindi Maus

Book Nook

Posted: Tuesday, Sep 20th, 2016
An Irish Girl in Brooklyn
Every so often a novel comes along that is just about perfect. Colm Toibin's "Brooklyn," is such a novel. Toibin's language is unpretentious yet elegant, much like his heroine Eilis Lacey, through whose lively imagination we experience Enniscorthy, her small hometown in Ireland, and the world of Brooklyn in the early 1950s.
There are few

Lee County HGS to hear speaker

Posted: Tuesday, Sep 20th, 2016
DIXON -- The Lee County Historical and Genealogical Society will present a program on "The Radium Girls" at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 10, in the second floor conference room at KSB Hospital.
Heinz Suppan, a teacher of German and history at Joliet Jr. College and Marquette Academy in Ottawa, will speak about this tragic part of our history where women

New books set to arrive at library

Posted: Tuesday, Sep 20th, 2016
AMBOY, New books for the month of September have been ordered and will be here any day. Come check one out. If it is already checked out and you still would like to read it, you will put you on the waiting list.
In the Adult sections new books are: "Flowers in the Attic," V.C. Andrews; "As Old

D. Dimmig to mark 90th birthday with open house

Modified: Tuesday, Sep 20th, 2016
AMBOY -- Dora Dimmig of Amboy will celebrate her 90th birthday with an open house at noon on Sunday, Sept. 25, 2016, at 606 Rockyford Road, Amboy.
All friends and relatives are invited to join in the celebration. The omission of gifts has been requested.
Dora Dimmig was born on Sept. 27, 1926.
She has four children, six grandchildren, and

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