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Archives for November 2016

Annual Turkey Trot Thanksgiving Run Benefits ‘Tots’

As the roast turkey gently browns and final preparations are made at next Thursday’s Thanksgiving feast, an annual pre-feast tradition once again takes place raising funds for Hinsdale Sheriff’s Office’s “Toys for Tots” campaign. Hinsdale County Museum and SILVER WORLD newspaper sponsor the 22nd Annual Jingle Bell Turkey Trot which sets off from Hinsdale County

Solemn Ceremony Marks County’s First Veterans’ Service

Hinsdale County’s first formally-sanctioned Veterans’ Day observance last Friday, November 11, dawned bright and unseasonably warm with a Color Guard standing at attention in front of newly inscribed granite momuments honoring the county’s Veterans. After opening remarks by Commissioner Cindy Dozier and Pledge of Allegiance by Destiny Willette’s Kindergarten and First Grade students, local U.S.

Frank R. Kasky … Retired Chicago Bomb Investigator and Lake City resident, 86, recalled as ‘Perfectionist’.

“Perfectionist” was a word frequently used to describe the life of former Chicago bomb squad technician and past Lake City resident Frank Kasky during his memorial service in Denver on October 28. Kasky, who died in Denver, age 86, on October 16, 2016, lived in Lake City from 1985 until 1994 with his wife, Shirley

Stan Whinnery Re-Elected in Heavy Balloting November 8

Tuesday evening’s culmination of a long local, regional, and national election season witnessed unusually heavy mailed ballot returns and predictable strong preference for Republican candidates in Hinsdale County. Stan Whinnery, incumbent Republican commissioner representing the county’s District 3, handily won re-election to his third four-year term with a total of 312 votes, outpolling his Democratic