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Fall festival set Sunday at church

First Baptist Church of Tolono will host its annual community fall festival and chili cook-off at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 26.
In addition to the chili cook-off, there will be a fall dessert competition.
There will be activities for the kids.
Everyone is welcome, and there is no charge for anything.
The church is located at 204 W. Holden St., Tolono.


Registration open for 2014 AGMasters Conference

Online registration is now open for the 2014 AGMasters Conference scheduled for Dec. 15 and 16 at the iHotel and Conference Center, Champaign.


Campus Sustainability Day Events at Parkland, Oct. 29

Parkland College invites the public to celebrate Campus Sustainability Day with events from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 29, at the college.
The following activities, sponsored by the college's Sustainable Campus Committee, are all free and open to the public.


Tatman

John and Bev Tatman of Savoy are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary with snacks and drinks from 3 to 5 p.m. Oct. 25 at the Philo Tavern, Philo.
They were married on Oct. 30, 1964, in Tolono.
They have two children: Donna Tatman-Walters of Tolono and Terri (Marty) Hildreth of Tolono.
They also have four grandchildren.


County Star to be delivered to almost 8,000 homes Nov. 6

The County Star is being delivered to almost 8,000 area homes in Savoy, Ivesdale and the Unit 7 school district area on Thursday, Nov. 6, General Manager Tim Evans announced.
The edition is not only being distributed to every household in Savoy and Ivesdale, but is also being delivered to households in Tolono, Sidney, Pesotum, Philo and Sadorus as part of a special edition for the area.


Fall Showcase Dinner Theatre to benefit Unity Show Choir

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Champaign high schools to be open for tours

Want to take a tour of the Champaign Unit 4 school district's high school facilities to inform your decision on the Nov. 4 referendum?


Headline: I on Diabetes Workshop Series

Did you know that 27 percent of people with type 2 diabetes don’t know they have it? The CDC projects that as many as one in three U.S. adults could have diabetes by 2050. Luckily, lifestyle changes can help prevent complications for those who already have diabetes and prevent the disease’s development for people who are high risk.


Pumpkin Palooza

The Tolono Public Library hosted Pumpkin Palooza on Oct. 11. Participants watched a pumpkin volcano erupt, painted pumpkins and ate treats. Kids were able to try out pumpkin bowling or mini golf and decorate a small pumpkin to take home.


Sadorus department marks century of community service

The Sadorus Fire Protection District marked 100 years of fighting fires in Sadorus with an open house Oct. 11 at the fire station.
The fire protection district evolved from the village fire department in 1993 to provide both firefighting and emergency services to Sadorus and the surrounding area.


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