Category: News

Bears Defense Resurfaces in Win over Bengals

By: Peter Babb After last week’s poor performance, the Bears looked for victory over the Cincinnati Bengals. The Bears got just that in their 20-17 win over the Bengals. One of the main factors for this victory was the return…

Bewildering Bears Dominated in Week 1

By: Peter Babb To quote Michael Scott from “The Office”, “I am not superstitious, but I am a little stitious.” This is the perfect way to describe the feelings that Chicago Bears fans this offseason. There were many questions that…

Family Farm Affair

Samantha Bunting, visually impaired, shows cattle By Brandon LaChance If there is a fair in Illinois or close enough to make the trip worth it, the odds of the Bunting family attending and showing cattle are extremely high. Jason and…

Mead on the Rise

By Brandon LaChance Walking through the downtown, business streets of Dwight, you’ll see restaurants, bars, hair salons, shops and then a sign …Unpossible Mead. Mead is a type of alcohol Brian Galbreath (38 from Coal City) has been creating, doctoring,…

Straight to the Consumer

By Brandon LaChance Local Farmers Change Their Business Strategy The world is always changing and moving towards something different. Even in farming. Once upon a time, a farmer raised animals, grew vegetables and oats, and then sold them to a…

A Main Street Gem

Ready for Life after Jewelry By Brandon LaChance Wanting to prove to his dad he could work and be useful, 8-year old Del Hancock accepted the job of raising four pigs in 1939. Hancock, who lived in Marion, took the…