Halloween-based benefit planned

STERLING – A Howl-o-Ween bowling bash will help Happy Tails Humane Society.

The fundraiser will be from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Blackhawk Lanes, 2325 E. Lincolnway.

The cost is $15 per person, and covers shoe rental, two games of moonlight or cosmic bowling, and an entry fee for a best costume contest.

Proceeds will benefit the shelter in Rock Falls.

Call the shelter at 815-626-2994 to sign up or for more information.