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Middle (815) 456-2323
High (815) 453-7461
AFC Boosters (815) 456-2846
PTO (815) 456 4278
Church of the Brethren, 121 West North Street, (815) 456-2422
First Congregational UCC of Lee Center, (815) 456-8804
First Presbyterian Church, USA, 106 S. Walnut Street, (815) 456-2462
St. Paul's Lutheran Church (ELCA), 107 W. Lahman, (815) 456-2457 or (815) 732-1405
United Methodist Church, 223 Middle Street, (815) 456-2379
American Legion Post #497, (815) 456-2446
Chaplin Creek Muzzle Loaders, (815)453-2322 or (815) 498-2969
Franklin Grove Area Business Association, (815) 456-3030
Franklin Grove Area Historical Society, (815)990-5090
Franklin Grove Cemetery Association, (815) 456-2400
Franklin Creek State Park (Preservation Committee & Shelter Reservations), (815) 456-2718
Franklin Grove Summer Harvest Festival Committee, (815) 456-2584 or (815) 456-3030
Franklin Grove Township Office, (815) 456-3400
Franklin Grove Woman's Club, (815) 456-3400
Illinois Atlatl -Association, (815) 456-2305
Kreider Services Group Home, (815) 456-2708
Lee County 4-H Club, (815) 456-2531
Lee County Homemakers Education Association China Unit, (815) 456-2477
Lee County Tourism Council, (815) 288-1840 or (Toll Free: 877-833-8687)
Scouts, (815) 456-2335
T.O.P.S., (815) 456-2519
Food Safety (US Department of Health & Human Services)
President: David Atkinson, (815) 440-3830
Village Clerk/Treasurer: Stephanie Sprague, (815) 440-2616
Interim Police Chief: B.J. Harney, (815) 456-2131
Community Development: Shantel Schafer, (602) 918-0290
Finance: Shaun Thompson, (815) 677-7988
Properties: Paul Erisman, (815) 535-1688
Streets & Alleys: Nick Sprague, (815) 973-0705
Tourism: KG Green, (504) 377-9708
Water & Sewer: Mike Crofton, (815) 677-1089
Disposal Plant: (815) 456-2501
Public Works Superintendent: (815) 440-4631
Streets & Alleys Superintendent: (815) 440-4632
Tris Brumbly, Zoning Officer: (815) 757-6903
Water Department: (815) 456-2501
Fire Department (815) 456-2350
Lee County Sheriff (815) 284-6631
Park Board (815) 456-2850
Public Library (815) 456-2823
Public Library Board (815) 456-2546, meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month
Road Commissioner (815) 456-2854
Township Supervisor (815) 456-2348
Village Board (815) 456-2516, Meets the 2nd Monday of each month
Village Hall (815) 456-2131
Garbage pick up is every Tuesday and Friday
Chaplin Creek Village Sponsored by the Franklin Grove Area Historical Society
1715 Whitney Rd, PO Box 20 | (815) 456- 2382 | www.chaplincreek.com
Open to the public from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend from 12 - 4PM on Sat & Sun. The site can be open by appointment at other times & is available for special events.
Franklin Creek State Natural Area & Grist Mill
1893 Twist Rd. | (815) 456-2718 | essex.com/people/fcpac
The Grist Mill is open for tours April through Oct: Sat & Sun: 12 - 4 PM. Other time by appointment.
Lincoln Highway Association National Tourism Headquarters
136 N Elm St. | (815) 456-3030 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Open Mon - Sat: 10 AM - 4 PM; Sun: 12 - 4 PM
Living History Antique Machine Association
8772 S. Lowden Road | Phone: 815-456-2340
The Nature Conservancy Open Year Round.
Illinois Legal Aid
Illinois State Records (not government site)
Great site dedicated to helping make children readers for life. Suggestions on books and more information for anyone with a child in their life.
In-depth study guides on a variety of contemporary novels including many newer books that aren't covered by the older study guide sites.
Students, Teachers & Researchers
The fastest way to create accurate, comprehensive works cited lists.
Electronic access to abstracts of journal articles and scholarly publications, Internet resources, index to journal articles. In addition there are more than 10 million full-text and full-image articles available. To access First Search an authorization and password are required. These may be obtained by contacting the library.
Access to a world of reliable information for students, academics, and the general public. Nearly 300 works of reference material in e-book format can be accessed through this link. Each one is fully searchable. This includes titles in areas such as arts, biography, business, history, law, literature, medicine, geography, religion, science, technology, and more. A password is required for access. This may be obtained by contacting the library.
Resources and information.
Students: College & College Prep
Illinois business school database
Comprehensive college guide with admissions test prep and college search database with rankings
Search for schools that offer teaching degrees
Browse ratings and choose the colleges or universities that meet your needs.
Students: Scholarships & Financial Aid
Refinance student loans
Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and look into other financial aid options
Resources for consolidating your student loans
Guide to paying for college: financial aid, scholarships, savings, & student loans
Cost of Living Calculator (MoneyGeek)
State & Local Business, Insurance, and Government Contacts (not government site)
ApartmentList.com Help finding top apartments to rent
Digital Librarian A librarian's choice of the best of the Web
Kelley Blue Book Trusted source for vehicle valuation.
Physicians Desktop Reference Resources and information on health topics, prescription drugs and more.
Family Doctor.org Health Information for the whole family.
Illinois Hospital Report Card Consumer guide to health care.
HotPads Apartment finder
Mom's Minivan Car Games, Travel Games, Etc.
Public Records Resource Aggregates billions of public records into one easy-to-use interface and manages the information with cutting-edge privacy technology
Info Please All the knowledge you need.
RefDesk Fact Checker for the Internet
ImmigrationHelp.org is a nonprofit that provides free immigration services for Work Permits, DACA, and Citizenship.