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Cobden, Illinois has a lot of pride in its agricultural history. Located in the middle of orchard country, and part of the Shawnee Hills Wine Trail, one of the community’s biggest celebrations is the annual Peach Festival, a celebration of…

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Gus Macker Basketball is making their debut appearance in Cape Girardeau this year to host a basketball tournament fundraiser. Gus Macker brings helpful tools to host fun and unique basketball tournaments for cities all across the United States.…

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When you think of wine and vineyards, images of pristine Italy or the rolling hills of California come to mind, but hidden in Southern Illinois is one of the Midwest’s secret wine trails full of award-winning wine, beautiful countryside, and a long…

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A surprising fact about Cobden, Illinois is it’s long history of migrant workers from…

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When you’re stuck inside trying to escape the heat, arts and crafts can be the perfect…

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You can still get close to nature, even in the heat, by visiting the Conservation Nature…

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If your kids love to be active but sunburn and heat are a worry then visit a local sports…

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Just because it’s hot doesn’t mean you can’t stay active. On Cue Performing Arts Studio…

The Jackson Homecomers celebration is a deep rooted tradition that has welcomed both the…

What started out as a routine night of poker with chips changing hands in the hundreds of…

Upon my first listen, I was duly impressed with the clean acoustic guitar tones, even…

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There are several museums in the area, and most offer free entry, so while you’re cooling…

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“Be negative and the race will be negative. Be positive and the results will show,” this…

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One of the best parts about summer vacation is that you can use the free time to learn…

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The obvious choice for a hot day is to go to your public library. It’s free, it gets…

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Summer is an opportunity to have adventures, get away from everyday life, and discover…

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For younger kids the Discovery Playhouse is a great way for kids to have fun, learn, and…

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Located in West Park Mall Orange Monkey is a great way for kids to bounce out all that…

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