greenecountyil.com/ferryA ferry boat operator and a brave sheriff's deputy teamed up to rescue a Calhoun County man from the icy Illinois River on Saturday. Charles Sidwell, 58, of Kampsville, sent his his 2002 Grand Cherokee flying into the river around 10:30 p.m. February 19 when he failed to s ... More >>
Anne GreenspringsJUNK: A Scholastic Book Services edition of The Boatniks, a sinkingly bad 1970 Disney movie, purchased at Goodwill for 70¢. This paperback has lots of pictures inside, and a plot synopsis that climaxes in salami torpedoes. Alongside the charismatic stars listed on the back cover ... More >>
This is part three of Robin Wheeler's Chef's Choice profile of Beckie Jacobs of Serendipity Homemade Ice Cream. Part one is available here, and part two, a recipe, is here.
Robin WheelerBeckie Jacobs, owner of Serendipity Homemade Ice CreamDid your family cook when you were a child? If so, what m ... More >>
flickr.com/photos/cottergarageGrafton residents complain that a million of these produce quite a stench.Now is not the time to visit scenic Grafton, Illinois. The town smells to high-heaven thanks to the Illinois Department of Natural Resources' controversial decision to drain a nearby lake. The ... More >>