On tap: ILHS Kids’ Sale, C-MHS ‘fight night’

The Illinois Lutheran High School Boosters organization has scheduled its Ultimate Kids’ Sale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday in the gym and multi-purpose room at the high school, 1610 Main St. “Gently used” items offered for sale include spring/summer kids’ clothing, toys, books, video and board games and game systems. Entrance to the […]

Gowns, guns on tap at park district

by Dennis Sullivan Jan. 20, 2014 Crete Park District has received only positive responses to its new Concealed-Carry Class, which has drawn 10 participants — the maximum — to the January class. District staff and commissioners had anticipated at least one complaint about the class, but Director Pat Polzin told commissioners at the January […]

Crete Country Christmas begins today at 6 p.m.

by Dennis Sullivan Dec. 6, 2013 A Christmas-Around-the-World food court will join the attractions at the 2013 Crete Country Christmas. Located at Main and Cass Streets from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. today and 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday, the venue is offering a variety of food including hot chocolate, crepes and pizza. Vendors […]

Paintball OK’d for Fun Center

by Dennis Sullivan Sept. 25, 2013 Crete trustees have given the go-ahead for paintball activity at a family-friendly amusement facility near the Dixie Highway/Union Avenue split. The unconditional approval means Crete Family Fun Center can schedule paintball sessions during the remaining warm weather months. Prior to the 6-0 vote, Pete and Tom Spanos said […]

Crete may get 2nd paint ball course

by Dennis Sullivan Sept. 20, 2013 Crete’s Zoning Board of Appeals/Plan Commission has endorsed an expanded special use permit that would allow Crete Family Fun Center to add outdoor paint ball. Thursday evening’s 7-0 vote clears the way for Crete trustees to consider the request, which places the function in a rectangular area between […]