- EarthTalk: Avoiding harmful food additives
- Nighttime/alcohol enforcement patrols set for Dec. 26-28
- ComEd readies for potential winter weather
- Lee Hamilton: Time to focus on growing the economy
- Anti-corruption reform advisory question to appear on ballot
- Evidence found in Dec. 20 quadruple murder, but no arrests
- Yes, Virginia, Portillo’s is coming to Rockford
- Meet John Doe: Wake up and share that Christmas spirit, you’re the hope of the world
- Tech-Friendly: Recycle your old electronics this holiday season
- Garbage collection adjusted for Christmas, New Year’s
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