Archive | February, 2012

Tim Allen Fails To Have State of Illinois Shut Down the Winfield Register

February 25, 2012


by Jed Skillman

On the morning of February 22nd, the State Board of Elections heard arguments relating to such weighty matters as a major labor union seriously under reporting donations; a Chicago Alderman accused of not filing campaign reports and a dispute between pro life/pro abortion groups…then they got to the matter of “Allen v. Zegel,” a frivolously filed time-waster.

Besides threatening what amounts to a boycott of businesses that advertise in The Winfield Register, Winfield Trustee Tim Allen also filed a complaint with the State Board of Elections in an attempt to get the State of Illinois to shut down The Register or attach fines or regulatory costs that would make publication prohibitively expensive. Trustee Allen claimed […]

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Advocates for the Winfield Riverwalk Hosting Annual Candlelight Bowl

February 24, 2012


from the Advocates of the Winfield Riverwalk:

(Click here for a Candlelight Bowl flyer).

The Advocates of the Winfield Riverwalk are hosting a Candlelight Bowl at Wheaton Bowl on Friday, March 9, 2012.

It’s a great, fun-filled event — 3 lines of couples bowling, shoe rental and a pizza buffet are included.

Your support of this event and The Advocates of the Winfield Riverwalk [a 501(c)3 non-profit charitable organization] continues to raise raise funds for the engineering and construction of the Riverwalk in Town Center Winfield.

We hope you’ll consider joining us in the fun!

You can purchase tickets by calling 630.765.5794.

Please continue to monitor the progress of the Winfield Riverwalk —

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Your support will help this project become a reality for Winfield.

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Coyote Presentation Recap

February 23, 2012


A full-house crowd was on hand last month at the library to hear naturalist Jack MacRae’s presentation about the rising coyote population in Winfield and surrounding areas.

According to Jack MacRae, coyotes began moving into our area in the 1970s and 80s.  Ranging between the surrounding forest preserves and local backyards coyotes find a feast of squirrels, rabbits, chipmunks and other small game.  The abundance of small game in Winfield, […]

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