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Daddy Daughter Ball makes every girl a princess for a night

by Rochelle McAuliffe, Freelance Reporter Life & Arts, Living

For every dad, their little girl is a princess. And, thanks to the Mokena Community Park District, there’s a special night each year for dads to treat her like one.

On Saturday, March 16, fathers and their daughters...

Iowa City, where lit has a scene and the football’s gritty

by Bill Jones, Managing Editor Life & Arts, Living

College towns, like mirages, rise out of the farmlands of the Midwest, the deserts of the West, and the tree-lined hills of the East, promising youthful idealism, greasy food, bumpin’ parties and, yes, even education.


JourneyCare volunteers drive care for hospice, veterans

by Mary Compton, Freelance Reporter Life & Arts, Living

Celebrating one year in Mokena, JourneyCare and KidsCare has already made an impact helping others in hospice care. JourneyCare serves nearly 3,000 adult and pediatric patients and their families each day.