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Cody Charles Band for Turtle Days dance

One of the most attended, and most often rained out, Turtle Days events, is the Saturday night dance on Main Street.

Posted 6/29/16 (Wed) read more »

Royalty making hay while the music plays

The Turtle Days royal couple of Wayne and Sue Schlafmann are a family-strong duo.

Posted 6/29/16 (Wed) read more »

Cave Quest Bible School a hit with youth

The Trinity Bible School program was a hit again, both for the number of children attending, the work that organizers put into the design of the program, and the appreciation of the community at the program.

Posted 6/22/16 (Wed) read more »

Chamber finalizes Turtle Days plans

With a report of well done for the past month’s bike fest and the more recent city-wide rummage sale, the Chamber of Progress moved on to Turtle Days plans.

Posted 6/15/16 (Wed) read more »

Butte American Legion honors soldiers in six rural cemeteries

Early risers on Memorial Day came in uniform to the American Legion Post # 270 of Butte, to start their traditional march starting at the Kongsberg Cemetery and ending up in Butte

Posted 6/15/16 (Wed) read more »

Memorial Day, one of ideals, courage and remembrance

Turtle Lake’s American Legion Lawrence Stephenson Post 133 held its Memorial Day under sunny skies and with great reverence.

Posted 6/08/16 (Wed) read more »

Graduates enjoy graduation fun in the sun

A sunny day awaited the Turtle Lake-mercer graduates; thirteen received their diplomas on May 29 in the Turtle Lake-Mercer gymnasium.

Posted 6/01/16 (Wed) read more »

Sun filled morning for respecting the fallen

The Memorial Day morning was sunny, warm and inviting as the crowd gathered at the Mercer Cemetery for services.

Posted 6/01/16 (Wed) read more »

Free images from old newspapers available

McLean County’s four newspapers are delighted to share a Memorial Day tribute and treasure with its readers.

Posted 5/25/16 (Wed) read more »

Lucky 13 to graduate Turtle Lake-Mercer High School May 28

Turtle Lake-Mercer High School seniors will graduate on Sunday, May 29, in commencement exercises at 2 p.m. at the Ed Rath Auditorium in Turtle Lake.

Posted 5/25/16 (Wed) read more »