Grant Park Bewitching Event Saturday

Proceeds will be used for creative and beautifying projects within the village. Sharper Homes is a Wicked Good Sponsor for the event and Van Drunnen Farms, Sunrise Farms as well as the Grant Park Library Board, Historical Society, and Youth Commission are all lending their support. Join us on Saturday, October 26th from 3:30 till…

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Bordertown Hauntings Set for Saturday

Enjoy all the SPOOKTACULAR happenings at  BORDERTOWN HAUNTINGS MOMENCE SATURDAY, October 26th, NOON – 4PM Little ghosts and goblins, superheroes and princesses, and just plain folk will enjoy a range of spooky, but not too scary free activities in and around Downtown Momence: Trick-or- treating at Downtown businesses Costume contest, best Family costume wins $100…

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Fargo Filming to Wrap Up Wednesday

The sidewalks on East Washington Street have been turned ‘old’ for the filming of Fargo from the FX channel on television. Wood planks were added to a section of the downtown area for the filming of the TV series, starring Chris Rock.  Filming in Momence is set to wrap-up Wednesday, Oct. 23, with a possibility…

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Students Recognized for Heroic Efforts

Superintendant of Schools Shannon Anderson presented a letter of recognition to these two fifth grade boys, Daniel Foote and Logan Peek for their initiative during a recent school day. The boys noticed a substitute teacher was in distress.  They went to the office and then came back and helped the teacher to the office. An…

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MHS Honors Seniors

Last Friday night marked Senior Night for Momence High School fall sports.  Student athletes from several sports and activities were recognized for their efforts throughout the season. Zane Metz and Matthew Warren are senior golf team members.  Ellie Berns, Kera Newberry, and Carly Nolte are cheerleaders from the senior class. Senior football team members included…

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Last 2019 Football Game Set for Friday Night

High school football season ends for Momence after this Friday night for 2019.  Still before that comes to pass the Redskins get to play in what is probably their biggest rivalry football game of the season.  The Skins will head just into Iroquois County to take on their perennial nemesis of the Clifton Central Comets. …

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Park District Upcoming Events

The Momence Park District’s FREE hayride is always fun after Bordertown Hauntings that is downtown!. Both are on Saturday,  October 26.  Pitchfork Mary has been heard by a few people in the evening hours lately.  Perhaps she may be active Saturday night?    Bordertown Hauntings are from noon until 4 downtown and the hayride at…

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Momence and Grant Park Set Trick-or-Treat Hours

The City of Momence  has set the hours for children to trick-or-treat on Halloween, Oct. 31 from 4:30 to 7:00 p.m. at homes with lights on, only.   The Village of Grant Park has set the hours for children to trick-or-treat on Halloween,  Oct. 31 from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. at homes with lights on, only.…

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