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Snowstar Medical Professional Appreciation Day Is TODAY!

January 23rd, 2022
Snowstar Medical Professional Appreciation Day Is TODAY!

Snowstar is proud to honor and support all the members in the community who work tirelessly to protect us, educate us and keep us healthy. As a small thank-you for their service and dedication, we’re hosting Appreciation Days every Sunday throughout January. All law enforcement, firefighter/EMS teams, medical professionals and teachers with a valid I.D. will receive 20% off ski or tube tickets. The discount extends to their families, and any current military and veterans will also receive a matched discount. January 23 – Medical Professional Appreciation Day January 30 – Teacher Appreciation... Read More

Snowstar Medical Professional Appreciation Day Slides In Sunday

January 21st, 2022
Snowstar Medical Professional Appreciation Day Slides In Sunday

Snowstar is proud to honor and support all the members in the community who work tirelessly to protect us, educate us and keep us healthy. As a small thank-you for their service and dedication, we’re hosting Appreciation Days every Sunday throughout January. All law enforcement, firefighter/EMS teams, medical professionals and teachers with a valid I.D. will receive 20% off ski or tube tickets. The discount extends to their families, and any current military and veterans will also receive a matched discount. January 23 – Medical Professional Appreciation Day January 30 – Teacher Appreciation... Read More

Snowstar Officially Open for Winter Season

January 13th, 2022
Snowstar Officially Open for Winter Season

Record-high December temperatures had Quad Citizens swapping snow gear for shorts — and Snowstar staff pushing back their opening. Now that the cold has finally arrived, Snowstar is officially open for the 2021-2022 season. “We’re running our snow guns nonstop to keep our tubing hill and terrain park covered for guests to enjoy,” said Doug Harper, co-owner along with his wife, Jen Harper. “Whether you’re 3 or 93, we’ve got something for everyone to do!” Visitors looking for a little winter fun will notice a number of changes this year — starting with an improved online ordering... Read More

Hit Snowstar For Winter Fun This Weekend! Community Appreciation Days Begin Sunday

January 7th, 2022
Hit Snowstar For Winter Fun This Weekend! Community Appreciation Days Begin Sunday

Snowstar is proud to honor and support all the members in the community who work tirelessly to protect us, educate us and keep us healthy. As a small thank-you for their service and dedication, we’re hosting Appreciation Days every Sunday throughout January. All law enforcement, firefighter/EMS teams, medical professionals and teachers with a valid I.D. will receive 20% off ski or tube tickets. The discount extends to their families, and any current military and veterans will also receive a matched discount. January 9 – Law Enforcement Appreciation Day January 16 – Firefighter/EMS Appreciation... Read More

For Winter Family Fun, Thrills, And More, Check Out Snowstar

November 25th, 2021
For Winter Family Fun, Thrills, And More, Check Out Snowstar

Everyone deserves a snow day. How will you play? At family friendly Snowstar in Andalusia, there are endless ways to enjoy fresh powder and the chill of a Midwest winter day. Maybe you start your experience by joining their highly trained teaching staff for a lesson in the basics. Maybe you prefer the challenge of racing down the professionally designed freestyle run. Or maybe you’d rather roast marshmallows from the cozy comfort of the warming hut. Whatever your preference, Snowstar has something for everyone. “No matter who you are or where you’re coming from, we’re going to try to put... Read More

There’s ‘Snow’ Place Like Snowstar For Year-Round Family-Friendly Fun!

November 16th, 2021
There's 'Snow' Place Like Snowstar For Year-Round Family-Friendly Fun!

Everyone deserves a snow day. How will you play? At family friendly Snowstar in Andalusia, there are endless ways to enjoy fresh powder and the chill of a Midwest winter day. Maybe you start your experience by joining their highly trained teaching staff for a lesson in the basics. Maybe you prefer the challenge of racing down the professionally designed freestyle run. Or maybe you’d rather roast marshmallows from the cozy comfort of the warming hut. Whatever your preference, Snowstar has something for everyone. “No matter who you are or where you’re coming from, we’re going to try to put... Read More

BREAKING: Good News For Illinois Covid Numbers, Could Masks And Restrictions End Soon?

October 13th, 2021
BREAKING: Good News For Illinois Covid Numbers, Could Masks And Restrictions End Soon?

BREAKING NEWS: Good news this week for Illinois covid-19 numbers as Illinois became one of just six states nationwide to move from the high level of covid transmission (the highest) down to the substantial level. The state is now at 95 cases per 100,000 people; the cutoff for substantial is 100 per 100,000. The positive move has prompted speculation that the mask mandate and other restrictions Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker implemented late in the summer as numbers began to surge. “We’re watching to make sure that we’re on a good downward trajectory,” Pritzker said in a press conference. “That’s... Read More

BREAKING: Illinois Keeping ALL Mask And Covid Restrictions, When Will Pritzker Lift Them?

October 5th, 2021
BREAKING: Illinois Keeping ALL Mask And Covid Restrictions, When Will Pritzker Lift Them?

BREAKING NEWS: Illinois won’t be lifting its mask mandate or any other covid restrictions any time soon, Gov. JB Pritzker said in his press conference Monday, adding that the covid numbers need to be “on a good downward trajectory” before he’d even consider removing any of the restrictions. “We’re watching to make sure that we’re on a good downward trajectory,” Pritzker said. “That’s what we were looking for back in May leading into June; it’s what we’re looking for now in order for us to possibly make changes.” Pritzker said the number of ICU beds being... Read More

BREAKING: Illinois Covid Numbers Going Down, Why Are Some Schools Closing?

October 4th, 2021
BREAKING: Illinois Covid Numbers Going Down, Why Are Some Schools Closing?

BREAKING NEWS: New Illinois covid numbers for the past week show modest improvement for the fourth consecutive week, but some schools are closing and going to remote learning and Gov. JB Pritkzer’s mitigations remain in place, with no indication of the mask mandate ending soon. Covid numbers statewide continued to show improvement over the month of September, as the positivity rate for last week, Sept. 27-Oct. 3, dropped to 2.7 percent statewide. The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 18,735 new COVID-19 cases in the past week, along with 236 additional deaths and over 159,000... Read More

BREAKING: Illinois Students, Teachers BANNED For Covid By Pritzker Order; Will Your School Be Impacted?

September 22nd, 2021
BREAKING: Illinois Students, Teachers BANNED For Covid By Pritzker Order; Will Your School Be Impacted?

BREAKING NEWS: Illinois students, teachers and school staff with confirmed and probable covid-19 infections are now required to be banned from schools and school activities due to an executive order signed by Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker. The executive order, signed late Friday night, states that people are required to remove themselves from schools or school activities if they have covid-19 or knowingly have been in close contact with someone who has the virus. The order states schools must exclude any student or school personnel with confirmed or probable cases of COVID-19 for at least 10 days,... Read More