- Boys’ basketball holiday tournament tips off tonight
- Ribbon-cutting for Children’s Holiday Shoppe Nov. 26; shop is open Nov. 29-Dec. 21
- Rockford Rescue Mission invites community to Thanksgiving banquet Nov. 26
- Rockton’s new business district welcomes family owned Dr. Detail U.S. Cellular
- 2014 Illinois Emerging Writers Competition winners named
- Open house for new library executive director tonight
- Freeport murder suspect Damon Dixson taken into custody in Rockford
- Local gas station employee arrested for selling liquor to minor
- Renewable Fuel Standard delay ‘a mixed blessing,’ Bustos says
- Rockford delegation presents inaugural ‘Rockford Award’ to Norwegian Air
Learn how to put your ‘Small Acres to Work’ Jan. 18
Putting a few extra acres to work can bring in additional income, provide an opportunity to experiment with a new enterprise, or develop an interest or hobby for its educational or entertainment value.
How do you get started? To help answer this question and learn more, attend the workshop “Putting Small Acres to Work,” which will be held from 8 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014, at Kishwaukee College Conference Center, Malta, Ill.
Costs for the program are $10 per person and $5 for each additional family member. Fees include materials for one family. Pre-registration is required by Thursday, Jan. 16. The late registration/walk-in fee is $10 per person. To register, or for a copy of the brochure, call University of Illinois Extension at (815) 758-8194. Register with credit card online at the following website http://web.extension.illinois.edu/bdo.
From the Jan. 1-6, 2014, issue