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Queen’s Ball Slated For Saturday (February 1) At VFW Hall

Break out the dancing shoes. The 2020 Queen’s Ball will be Saturday, February 1, at the VFW Hall. The doors will open at 6 p.m. — one hour earlier than the traditional times — and dancing will begin at 7 p.m. The cake is expected to be served around 8:30 p.m., and since it is…

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Eagle Fest Activities At Kaskaskia Lock & Dam Set For Feb. 1

The 2020 Eagle Fest event will be 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday,  February 1, at the Jerry F. Costello Lock & Dam, 4800 Lock and Dam Road, in Modoc, Illinois. The annual event includes eagle-watching with spotting scopes;  birds from the World Bird Sanctuary; an Edible Animals presentation given by Animology, formerly the…

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