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The Lighter Side

I should have suspected my husband was lazy; on our wedding day, his mother told me, "I'm not losing a son, I'm gaining a couch." My husband said he needed more space, so I locked him outside. I told...

 

The Lighter Side

1. The fattest knight at King Arthur's round table was Sir Cumference. He acquired his size from too much pi. 2. I thought I saw an eye doctor on an Alaskan island, but it turned out to be an optical...

 

Fair Dates Announced

The Stephenson County Fair Association (SCFA) is excited to announce the 2021 Fair Dates as July 27-31. SCFA recognizes the uncertain circumstances with the COVID-19 pandemic but is excited to look...

 

New Exhibit At Freeport Art Museum

The Freeport Art Museum opens two exhibitions on November 14th. Insight/Incite presents the work of Fatherless, a collaborative print posse based in Rockford, Illinois. Showing nationally and...

 

The Lighter Side

You see that drunk guy over there? Ten years ago he proposed to me and I rejected him. I just can't believe that after all of this time, he's still celebrating. Here's another secret for success: If...

 

Major Book Sale

The Friends of the Lanark Public Library are asking for your help. COVID restrictions forced the cancellation of our upcoming fundraiser, reducing our ability to support Lanark’s library this year. To offset the loss, we are holding an Open House...

 

The Lighter Side

If you fart when people hug you, it makes them feel strong. A husband and wife were at a party when the subject came up about marriage counseling. "Oh we'll never need that," the wife said. "My...

 

The Lighter Side

John Travolta tested negative for coronavirus last night. Turns out it was just Saturday night fever. The World Health Organization has announced that dogs cannot contract Covid-19. Dogs previously...

 

A Haunting We Did Go

Submissions came in, and we must say there were some very impressive Halloween displays that we saw throughout the region – which sparked an idea. Thanks to the sponsorship of Three Headed Monster...

 

Who Was Betty Crocker?

Ever wonder who Betty Crocker was or how she learned to cook so well? Learn the true story of Betty Crocker when local favorite Leslie Goddard presents a fun, illustrated lecture titled "Betty...

 

The Lighter Side

I don't know why my boss is so mad. I went into work, and he told me to have a good day ... so I went home. It may look like I'm having really deep thoughts, but 99% of the time I'm only thinking...

 

Happy Home To Haunted Masterpiece

We got the idea last week, and after making a few phone calls, several other area businesses jumped on board to support it. So now, our first official Halloween Home Contest is now on! But your help...

 

The Lighter Side

So far, the year 2020 is like looking both ways before crossing the street and then getting hit by an airplane. A story on the news announced that the Liberal Left is furious about Homeschooling. Not...

 

The Lighter Side

My level of sarcasm is to the point where I don't even know if I'm kidding or not. I've made it from the bed to the couch ... there's no stopping me now! Yesterday I wore something from five years...

 

The Lighter Side

I just thought of a cool practical joke ... go out and buy a Dollar Store skeleton for Halloween and bury it in a shallow grave under your new deck. In about 30 years it will really be funny when the...

 

Pumpkinfest Is On ... Kind Of

Every other small town festival in Northwest Illinois had been canceled, so it was almost a sign of hope that Warren is going to still hold their annual Pumpkinfest celebration this coming weekend in...

 

For The Fund Of It

A fundraiser has been scheduled for the newly reorganized McConnell American Legion Auxiliary. They will be having a bake sale on Saturday, Sept. 26 from 9 am - noon at the McConnell Legion. This Auxiliary has been idle for about ten years and they...

 

Momentum Art Guild Exhibit

The Momentum Art Guild will be exhibiting works from their member artists at the Stephenson County Visitor Center from September 18-November 13. The visitor center is located at 4596 US Highway 20 east of Freeport and is open to the public 9 am to 5...

 

The Lighter Side

I'm going to call my Mom and ask if that offer to slap me into next year is still on the table. Whatever you must do today ... Do it with the confidence of a four year old wearing a Batman cape! When...

 

Lucky Ducks Relay For Life

The Lena Lucky Ducks Relay for Life team and the Stephenson County Relay for Life teams are celebrating with a virtual/auction 32 prior to a memorial YOU TUBE of cancer survivors/deceased. We have luminarias for sale at $10.00 each and bags will be...

 

Harmony Benefit

Harmony United Methodist Men will be hosting their 3rd annual Pig Roast Benefit on September 12, 2020. 100% of the proceeds will be split between the Family of Kyle Griffin and the Senior Resource Center. The Benefit will take place at Harmony UMC,...

 

Fairgrounds Seeking Facelift Grant

Stephenson County Fairground is one of 11 finalists in Grinnell Mutual’s Fairground Facelift initiative. They were chosen from among 53 submissions across 13 states.  With votes from community members, Stephenson County Fairground’s project...

 

The Lighter Side

What if this quarantine is just the aliens fattening us up before the big harvest? If you see me talking to myself this week – don't worry – I'm having a parent/teacher conference. I just Clorox...

 

Pearl City Boulevard Bash Donation Challenge

The 2020 Pearl City Boulevard Bash scheduled for August 22nd was cancelled due to the unforeseen circumstances of the COVID-19 pandemic. Each year the profits from the event go to local charitable causes. With no in-person Bash in 2020, we are...

 

The Lighter Side

First it was "alcohol kills Covid." Then "Heat may kill Covid." Now "Direct sunlight may kill Covid." So if you see me outside in my yard drunk, naked and lying in the sun, mind your own business!...

 

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