Make The Season Merry With Wines From Clinton County, IL

This year, toast the holidays with a glass of locally produced wine. We’re fortunate to have five winemakers based here in Clinton County—all part of the Carlyle Lake Wine Trail—offering a variety of wines, from dry to sweet, to pair … Continue reading

Holiday Greenery & Gifts At Clinton County, IL Florists

If you’re looking for a special centerpiece or gift for someone on your holiday list, you’ll find a wealth of wonderful selections at the floral shops in Clinton County, Illinois. And you might just find a little something for yourself … Continue reading

Thanksgiving Dinner “To-Go” In Clinton County, IL

There are those who love cooking Thanksgiving dinner. And then, there are those who don’t, or whose schedule just doesn’t allow it. If you’re one of the latter, not to worry, there are some terrific options for getting dinner to … Continue reading

Apple-icious Clinton County, Illinois!

It’s apple season! From orchards where you can pick your own, to restaurants and bakeries that sell pies and other goodies, now is the time to indulge in all things apple. To get you started, here are a few favorite … Continue reading

Sam’s Pizza Brings Brick Oven Pies To Breese, IL

Sam’s Pizza opened in Breese this spring and already it’s gaining a faithful following. A spinoff of the popular restaurant in Highland, Illinois, the Breese location offers its trademark brick oven pizzas. The company touts five decades of pizza making … Continue reading

Getting To Know Our Town: St. Rose, Illinois

St. Rose, Illinois, holds the honor of Clinton County’s newest incorporated community, voting to join together in November, 2016. This village, which is just five miles northwest of Breese, may be small but it definitely makes its presence known. Early … Continue reading