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Religion calendar, Feb. 8-15, 2019

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Entertainment listings, Feb. 7-14, 2019

EVENTS

This weekend

CELEBRATE THE LIFE AND LEGACY OF DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.

What: Guest speaker is Dr. James C. Harden and performance by Leadership Development Academy. Refreshments will be served. Sponsored by Concerned Citizens of Rantoul. Rescheduled from Jan. 19.

When: 2 to 3:30 p.m. Feb. 9.

Top of the Morning, Feb. 7, 2019

To celebrate Day 100 of second grade at North Ward Elementary in Tuscola, 8-year-old MIA VITALE turned to her parents for help.

Smart — and popular — move.

The owners of Joe's Pizza in Tuscola — TONY and SARAH VITALE — donated 100 slices of pepperoni and cheese to make every second-grader's day.

To Your Health | Warm up with chicken-and-vegetable chowder

As the temperature outside dips even lower this week in central Illinois, warming up with a tasty bowl of soup or chowder can really hit the spot.

This recipe is surprising in its simplicity and flavor. It's adaptable, and you can modify it with what you have at home — limiting any last-minute trips to the store.

My Amish Home | Hunkering down before the deep freeze

"I the Lord search the heart, I try the reins, even to give every man according to his ways, and according to the fruit of his doings. As the partridge sitteth on eggs, and hatcheth them not; so he that getteth riches, and not by right,.shall leave them in the midst of his days, and at his end shall be a fool." Jeremiah 17:10-11

Hard work, rise of craft beers help 'friendly' taverns thrive

From 2004 to 2014, 1 in 6 neighborhood bars closed in the United States, according to a Nielsen report, and that trend doesn't appear to be slowing.

But several in the area have survived for decades in an industry known for high turnover, and despite being known for cheap beer, some have thrived by adapting to the rise of craft beers.

Just Askin' | Grange Grove beer sales

Q: How much revenue do beer sales at Grange Grove bring in?

A: Nearly $1,500 per game during the 2018 football season.

During six games at Memorial Stadium last year, the Grange Grove beer tent brought in $8,704.

Religion calendar, Feb. 1-8, 2019

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Entertainment listings, Jan. 31-Feb. 7, 2019

EVENTSThis weekend

URBANA FIRST FRIDAYS

What: The Love For All Poetry Crawl celebrating the poetic talent of Central Illinois residents and students. Poems, prose-poems and song lyrics will be chosen by the committee, printed and spread through participating downtown businesses. Also multiple readings by those interested in performing. Presented by Imbibe Urbana.

Jim Dey | Food trucks-vs.-restaurants battle reaches Illinois Supreme Court

Food servers battled food servers last week in a legal case that bubbled up, literally, from the sidewalks of Chicago all the way to the Illinois Supreme Court.

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