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Thanksgiving

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Top Thanksgiving Articles

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  • Necessity breeds cooking skill

    Jackie Reuland, 55, freely admits that she does not like to spend too much time in the kitchen. “I tolerate cooking because we all need to eat,” jokes the longtime Aurora resident. With twin sons and a husband, she has plenty of people to...
  • Good Cause: Go for a run before you tackle that turkey

    Good Cause: Go for a run before you tackle that turkey
    This will be the 18th year the fox will chase the turkey along with about 2,500 other runners through downtown Batavia as part of the Fox River Trail Runners Fox and the Turkey race on Thanksgiving Day. Some participants likely take part in the...
  • Speak Out for Sunday, Nov. 30, 2014

    I enjoyed the story of adopt a sailor for Thanksgiving. I also adopted a sailor. My grandson is in boot camp. He also brought a friend. The first thing they wanted to do was go to McDonalds for breakfast. It was their first time off base. They were really...
  • Speak Out Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014

    I want to wish every SouthtownStar reader a very Happy Thanksgiving! The proposed Lucas Museum looks like Casper the Ghost with a halo. The artist who designed this eyesore should turn in his union card. Kudos to stores like Nordstrom’s, Costco,...
  • Orland Park teen center ready to hit the gas for break

    Orland Park teen center ready to hit the gas for break
    To ease the concerns of working parents whose seventh- or eighth-graders get a weeklong Thanksgiving break from school, The Bridge Teen Center in Orland Park will expand its hours next week and ramp-up activities to provide an entertaining safe haven....
  • Black Friday in full swing in Fox Valley

    Black Friday in full swing in Fox Valley
    Stores are welcoming a second wave of shoppers in what has become a two-day kickoff to the holiday shopping season. The big question: How much the Thanksgiving shopping will hurt Black Friday, which is relinquishing its status as the frenzied start of...
  • Turkey Trot draws racers ready for early run

    Turkey Trot draws racers ready for early run
    Most folks Thursday morning woke up to a cup of coffee and a lot of last-minute food preparation or travel plans to celebrate this year’s Thanksgiving Day. But as the sun came up over Naperville Central High School at 8 a.m., more than 7,000 folks...
  • Pre-Thanksgiving revelers in Naperville unfazed by new alcohol rules

    Pre-Thanksgiving revelers in Naperville unfazed by new alcohol rules
    Restrictions on liquor service approved by the Naperville City Council in October did not deter those who gathered downtown Wednesday night for the ritual of partying the night before Thanksgiving. As early as 9 p.m., the Wise Boxer Pour House at , 16 W....
  • Aurora mother offers Thanksgiving meal to entire apartment building

    Aurora mother offers Thanksgiving meal to entire apartment building
    When she wakes up Thanksgiving morning, Latricia Stone of Aurora won’t be rushing to cook her own holiday meal. Instead, the single mother of two will rush to cook nearly 50 meals, served on red porcelain plates and hand-delivered to her neighbors....
  • Volunteer convinces Jeff Turner to continue with annual Thanksgiving dinner in Elgin

    Volunteer convinces Jeff Turner to continue with annual Thanksgiving dinner in Elgin
    Jeff Turner wasn’t so sure he was ready to chair the annual community Thanksgiving dinner this year. The owner of Edison Street’s In the Neighborhood Deli announced in October that his newest endeavor — the Meet Market Cafe in East...
  • Kane County Farm Bureau continues tradition of offering fresh turkeys from Kauffman Farms

    Kane County Farm Bureau continues tradition of offering fresh turkeys from Kauffman Farms
    The Kane County Farm Bureau is continuing its long standing Thanksgiving tradition of offering fresh Ho-Ka turkeys from the state’s largest turkey farms, which is good news to legions of fresh turkey fans. “The feedback we get is ‘I&...