Grant Will Enable Waukegan Area Residents to Get Affordable Internet Access and Electronic Devices – Chicago Tribune

One of the hurdles to giving disadvantaged people affordable Internet access is about to be made less difficult by ConnectWaukegan and one of its community partners, the Waukegan Public Library. After receiving a $360,000 grant last year to get 450 electronic devices through the $1.2 trillion federal infrastructure law of 2021, the library and ConnectWaukegan … Read more

We Dare You – Pick a Subject and Explore Books You Might Not Taste Like Otherwise – Chicago Tribune

If “reading more books” is on your list of goals for the year, try this amazing book challenge! The Challenge encourages adult and teen readers to broaden their horizons by discovering new topics, series, or authors–something they may not have read themselves. As a participant in the program, readers will select one book from each … Read more

Ringo-Nest Wildlife Management Area near Spicer, Minnesota, to increase in size after land acquisition – West Central Tribune

Spicer – Kandyohe Province’s largest wildlife management area is about to get bigger. The Kandiyohe County Council has approved the acquisition by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources of just over 36 acres of land that will be added to the 781-acre Ringo Nest Wildlife Management Area. The additional land, located in New London Township … Read more