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Allerton Barn Music Festival returns for eighth season

The eighth year of the Allerton Music Barn Festival in Monticello kicks off tomorrow with Jupiter Plus at 7:30 p.m. The annual festival has become popular in the area and typically sells out each season. Tickets can be purchased online at

By Rebecca Jacobs

September 17, 2014

No, there won’t be a chorus of moos and oinks echoing from livestock at the 2014 Allerton Music Barn Festival. Instead, live performances of string, brass and other instruments will fill the barn, engaging audience members in a rustic setting. Now in its eighth year, the annual Allerton Music Barn Festival...

Ending to Illini football season fits, against seniors’ wishes

December 2, 2013

The game that encapsulated the 2013 Illinois football season was the one seen by the fewest people. The temperature at kickoff was 52 degrees, with the sun out and, fittingly enough, setting. It was a day of honoring, too, with the 10-star Illinois outline helmets back in action, a Red Cross logo affixe...