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Allan, Saskatchewan

  Allan is located in west central Saskatchewan, Canada. Allan is about 60km southeast of Saskatoon.   The town was incorporated as a village in June of 1910. Allan officially became incorporated as a town in 1965. The town boasts a museum and local restaurants. Each year there are annual events such as “Day…

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Marseilles, Illinois

Marseilles, Illinois has an estimated population slightly above 5,000 and is located in LaSalle County, Illinois. In 1921 Nabisco built a cardboard box production plant.  At the time this was the largest industrial building in the entire state, outside of Chicago. Nabisco was the largest employer in the area until 2002. Marseilles is located…

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Cincinnati, Ohio

Three settlements between the Little Miami and Great Miami Rivers along the shores of the Ohio River formed what we know now as the city of Cincinnati.  Arthur St. Clair in 1790 gave the name of Cincinnati to the new settlement in honor of the Society of Cincinnati, of which he was the president. …

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Events – February 2017

February 2017 CALENDAR OF EVENTS United States Properties Marseilles, Illinois American Lung Association Fight for Air Climb-Feb 10th Participants raise funds to support the mission of the American Lung Association while training to climb the stairs of the Oakbrook Terrace Towers.  Climb for a cause in Villa Park! Be Mine 5k Race-Feb 12th Love Valentine’s Day?…

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Patience Lake, Saskatchewan

Patience Lake is a lake in central Saskatchewan, Canada east of Saskatoon. The lake is in the rural municipality of Butcher No. 343. Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan operates a solution mine with production of 331,000 tons of potash annually. Due to flooding in 1988 the Potash mine was converted to solution mine from its…

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Lima, Ohio

Lima, Ohio is a city in and the county seat of Allen County, Ohio. Lima’s closest large cities are Dayton and Toledo both approximately 75 miles in distance. With the discovery of oil in Lima in the late 1800’s, the city became a part of the “Oil Boom of Northwest Ohio.” An interesting fact…

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Events – January 2017

JANUARY 2017 CALENDAR OF EVENTS United States Properties Marseilles, Illinois AshleyCan New Year’s Eve New Year New Cure 8k-Jan. 1st Race starts at 1pm. The AshleyCan Pediatric Cancer Foundation New Year Cure 8k.  Start the new year with an eye on fitness. Frozen Gnome 5k-Jan. 7th In nearby Crystal Lake, it’s time for the…

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Lanigan, Saskatchewan

Lanigan is a town in south-central Saskatchewan, Canada.  Lanigan is approximately 170 km north of Regina. The Steel industry changed Lanigan from a Hamlet to a thriving town.  As a divisional point between Yorkton and Saskatoon after the CPR steam locomotives took on coal and water from a huge tower storage with water coming…

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Aurora, North Carolina

Aurora is a town in Beaufort County, North Carolina. Less than an hour from Greenville and located just south of the Pamlico River. The population is under 600 and the homes and businesses are known for their southern charm. Aurora is also the home of the Aurora Fossil Museum, which houses specimens collected from…

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Events – December 2016

  DECEMBER 2016 CALENDAR OF EVENTS United States Properties: Marseilles, Illinois 8th Annual Snowflake Shuffle 5/10K Walk + Run-Dec 3rd The Snowflake Shuffle is a winter themed certified 5K/10K run in nearby Geneva. Free hoodie for every race participant, worth the price of admission! Sign up and get yours. 8th Annual Lemont Park District Frigid…