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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…

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Weeping Water, Nebraska

Weeping Water is a small town near Lincoln, Nebraska.  The estimated population is 1507.  Weeping Water is known for its limestone quarry.  Their motto being “The Limestone Center of the Nation.” Many of its residents take the 45-minute ride to Nebraska’s capital in Lincoln. Lincoln is named after president Abraham Lincoln and is the…

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Port of Point Lisas, Trinidad

Port of Point Lisas is located in central Trinidad and is its second major port. Its location between North and South America makes it an ideal port because it allows convenient connections to all major shipping routes. Port of Point Lisas is the major hub for downstream energy sector in Trinidad and Tobago.  Steel…

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Events – November 2016

  NOVEMBER 2016 CALENDAR OF EVENTS United States Properties: Marseilles, Illinois Mid-Week Mega Walk-Nov 2nd Ever want to hike the canyons in the park? Did you know you can do it in one day? The hike leaves the Starved Rock Lodge at 8:30am and 9am on Wednesday November 2nd, finish times are 4:30pm and…

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Cory, Saskatchewan

Cory is a small municipality and a part of Saskatoon which happens to be the largest city in the Canadian province Odom, Saskatchewan.  Saskatoon is the home of the University of Saskatchewan and has an estimated population over 300,000.  The Rural Municipality of Corman Park No. 344 is the most populated rural municipality in…