￼MORE THAN 300 MOTORCYCLES AND VINTAGE CARS roared through Dwight on Saturday, July 18, as part of the Illinois State Police Heritage Foundation Motorcycle and Fun Car Run. Love’s Travel Stop at the junction of I-55 and Route 47 was one of five starting points for the event. The ride concluded in Springfield where participants enjoyed an evening party and dinner. Riders included Governor Bruce Rauner and members of the American Veterans Motorcycle Riders Association. The ride is an annual event with proceeds going to the Illinois State Police Memorial Park.
VIRGINIA MALONE, at right, purchased the winning 4th of July 50/50 raffle but- ton at the Dwight Bank. She accepts her prize of $532.50 from DEA Executive Director Janice Lauritzen. The raffle buttons were sold in local businesses and dur- ing the 4th of July festivities sponsored by the Dwight Economic Alliance.