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Chesney Honored

For his efforts supporting and passing companion animal welfare bills, State Representative Andrew Chesney (R-Freeport) was awarded the 2020 Humane Legislator Award by the Humane Society of the...

NWILDD April Winners

The Daily Drawing is a drawing for 365 daily cash prizes from October 1, 2020 – September 30, 2021 to those donating for a ticket. Over $21,000 is paid out to ticket holders during the drawing year. Cash prizes vary between $50 and $250. A ticket...

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Hundreds Volunteer For Stephenson County Clean Up

As spring renews our streets and our businesses, it also enlivened the spirit of hundreds of volunteers during Stephenson County Clean-up Week. More than 150 volunteers participated in the...

Recycling Event

Northwest Illinois residents and businesses are invited to participate in the upcoming recycling collection set for Saturday, May 22, from 9:00 a.m. to noon at the Elizabeth Community Building rear parking area just off U.S. Route 20, at 330 N....

Softball Standings

West East Dubuque 1 - 0 1 - 1 Stockton/Warren 1 - 0 1 - 2 Galena 0 - 1 1 - 1 SM/RR 0 - 1 0 - 3 West Carroll 0 - 0 0 - 5 North Dakota 2 - 0 2 - 0 Durand 2 - 0 3 - 0 Orangeville 3 - 1 6 - 1 Pearl City 1 - 3 3 - 3 Pecatonica 0 - 2 0 - 3 Lena-Winslow 0...

Baseball Standings

West Warren/Stockton 2 - 0 4 - 0 East Dubuque 1 - 0 2 - 2 Galena 0 - 1 0 - 1 RR/SM 0 - 2 0 - 4 West Carroll 0 - 0 0 - 1 North Aquin 3 - 1 4 - 1 Orangeville 3 - 1 3 - 2 Pearl City 2 - 1 2 - 1 Dakota 1 - 1 2 - 1 Lena-Winslow 1 - 2 1 - 3 Du/Pec 0 - 4...

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Post Season Preview

While the biggest news of the Spring is that both Baseball and Softball will actually get a post season tournament, a preview of what the Sectional finals might look like was put on display in Lena...

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There's A New Power In Town

With no disrespect intended to the Dakota Indians or Eastland Cougars, the undeniable power in softball has been the Orangeville Broncos for several years. They have won countless titles, and...

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Area Round Up

Baseball Dakota 6 Lena-Winslow 5 The Panthers and Indians locked up in a back and forth scoring affair in Dakota. The two teams were tied at 1-1 going into the third inning when Lena-Winslow got a...

Forreston Girl's Track Meet Results

While the Boys waited until Wednesday to get the track season started, the Girls opened up on Tuesday with the Cardinals claiming the win over a five school field. Final team scores were: 1. Forreston/Polo 142 2. Lena-Winslow/PC 84 3. West Carroll...

Forreston Boy's Track Meet Results

Five schools made the trip to Forreston last weekto compete in Track & Field with the final team scores being: 1. Forreston/Polo 196 2. West Carroll 108 3. Stockton 95 4. AFC 17 5. Pearl City 11 Individual Results for the top five in each event...

Apple River State Bank Giving To Every Jo Daviess Graduate

Apple River State Bank is pleased to announce a $200 Community Commitment Award for each of the 160 graduating seniors at Galena, River Ridge, Scales Mound, Warren, and Southwestern High Schools. These awards are in addition to the $1,000 college...

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Point To Ponder

During the Lena-Winslow School Board meeting last week, new Board Member, David Schexnayder of Winslow, held up a statistic that pointed out the very best school District in Illinois had 59% of the...

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One Man's Opinion

I’ve had the privilege of being born and raised in the greatest country in the world. A country where, if you dream it, you can achieve it! I’m blessed many times over thanks to a capitalistic...

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Preacher's Piece

Happy Mother’s Day everyone! In honor of our mothers, today’s column is about children. The old adage says that children are to be seen and not heard. Really? Show me a child not making noise,...

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No More Unanimous Votes

There were two reasons to attend the recent Lena-Winslow School Board meeting last week. The first was to honor John Leuenberger who was stepping down from his Board seat after 28 years of service to...

Academic All Stars

The State finals of the Academic Challenge were completed for 2021, with several area students coming away with medals. The Academic Challenge has students take college level exams in two chosen subjects by the students. But just to reach the state...

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Warren State Scholars

Warren Jr/Sr High School Principal Josh Knuth is pleased to announce that Sadie McCook-Berner, daughter of Sarah McCook, Matthew Riedl, son of Doug and Becky Riedl, and Teila Thommen, daughter of...

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Stockton FFA Elite

The Stockton FFA Chapter is excited to announce that we recently had two members notified of their selection for the State and American FFA Degrees. Congratulations to Joseph and Haley Brudi! Joseph...

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