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Stompers make Jamboree debut

MOUNT MORRIS – The Mount Morris Jamboree announces the debut of the Barb City Stompers to the band shell, who will be playing a free two-hour concert on Aug. 24, starting at 7 p.m.

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Aireloom turning plastic into instruments

MOUNT MORRIS – Aireloom Music Studio has been awarded a grant from Ogle County Solid Waste Management Department. There's so much in the news right now about recycling and plastics. Aireloom is actually doing something about it. It is in the process of building its own machines to shred, melt, extrude and compress the plastic to create a variety of musical instruments. Aireloom is calling it “Aireloom Precious Plastics.”

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The annual KB Fall Mum Sale has started.

Beautiful fall mums are available in a variety of colors for $7 each. Orders will be taken through Friday, Aug. 31. These plants are grown in Northern Illinois and will arrive just in time for fall decorating. Mums are field grown in natural conditions, leading to a hardier robust plant. Plants are measuring approximately 16-18 inches wide by 14-16 inches tall with buds ready to bloom throughout the season.

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'Mane' event is Sept. 23

Fresh off the hooves of their last event, the staff at Pegasus Special Riders is planning the “Mane” Event for Sunday, Sept. 23. The event, which has previously been the Horseshoe Ball, will be held at Barnacopia in Polo. Doors will open at 3:30 p.m. for appetizers and a cocktail hour and will feature food and entertainment along with an auction.

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Park District offers childcare

OREGON – The Oregon Park District offers a flexible and affordable before and after school program aligned with the O.E.S calendar to provide quality childcare and enrichment for your student. This program serves students in grades K through 6th.

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    Earl A. Whipple

    BYRON – Earl A. Whipple, 76, Byron, passed away Tuesday, July 31, 2018, at Amberwood Care Centre. He was born Dec. 9, 1941, in Sterling, the son of Harold and Edith (Allen) Whipple.

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    Judith E. Wendling

    DIXON – Judith E. Wendling, age 74, passed away on Friday, July 13 at Liberty Court in Dixon. Judith lost her 16-year battle with Alzheimer’s.

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    Sarah H. Whetsel

    OREGON – Sarah H. Whetsel, 96, longtime Oregon resident, died Friday July 20, 2018 in her home. Born May 25, 1922 in La Junta, Colo., the daughter of Albert E. and Laura (Bauer) Moss.

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