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NWILDD Winners

The Northwest Illinois Daily (a cooperative fundraiser) announces its November winners. The Daily Drawing is a drawing for 365 daily cash prizes from October 1, 2021 – September 30, 2022, to those donating for a ticket. Over $21,000 is paid out...

An Illinois Pioneer

Built in 1870, the Wesley United Methodist Church in Stockton is a classic example of nineteenth century architecture. It rests on a pleasant lawn and is landscaped with hedges, plants, flowers, and...

Drogz & Luthin Grants Awarded

The Freeport Community Foundation Board of Directors recently awarded grants from both the John M. Drogosz Youth Substance Abuse Prevention/Treatment Memorial Fund and the Luthin Family Endowment Fund. A $4,500.00 grant from the John M. Drogosz...

Boys Basketball Standings

North Aquin 0 – 0 2 – 0 Durand 0 – 0 2 – 1 Pecatonica 0 – 0 1 – 1 Orangeville 0 – 0 0 – 0 Lena-Winslow 0 – 0 0 – 0 Dakota 0 – 0 0 – 0 Pearl City 0 – 0 0 – 0 South Fulton 0 – 0 4 – 0 Amboy 0 – 0 2 – 0...

Girls Basketball Standings

North Pecatonica 0 – 0 3 – 0 Aquin 0 – 0 5 – 2 Orangeville 0 – 0 2 – 2 Lena-Winslow 0 – 0 1 – 1 Durand 0 – 0 0 – 0 Pearl City 0 – 0 2 – 4 Dakota 0 – 0 0 – 5 South AFC 0 -...

All Conference Football

MVP Hunter Hoffman, Sr – Du/Pec Others receiving votes: Brody Mahon, Sr – Lena-Winslow Keegan VanKampen, Sr - Fulton First Team (* = Unanimous Selection) QB Hunter Hoffman, Sr – Du/Pec RB...

Finished!

Early on the season the Lena-Winslow Panthers were winning easily over the Dakota Indians, but head coach Ric Arand was not a happy camper, and he ripped into them on the radio at halftime with his...

Roby's Ring Season

While the television announcers were gushing over the exploits of Marey Roby during the Panther's State Championship victory, what couldn't be overlooked was the incredible road Marey had to take in...

Point To Ponder

The holiday season is quickly approaching. And while that always brings out holiday decorations, Christmas Carols, lots of goodies, and trips to see relatives. The one thing it also tends to bring...

Your Voices

Dan, When people have power, they will use it one way or another and not always in the best way. Recently the Athletic Directors from the seven schools in the NUIC who have a wrestling program voted whether to allow Aquin to co-op with Dakota and...

One Man's Opinion

Growing up on a 32 -cow dairy farm in Wisconsin, one of 10 children, working hard was a given. We all pitched in. We all did our part. I could not have been blessed with greater parents. There never...

Preacher's Piece

Silence is golden, unless you have kids, then silence is just really suspicious. Well, we made it through Thanksgiving which means all the pumpkins in front of the house can finally be disposed of....

Holiday Sign Project

Check out these adorable door signs that the Stockton FFA Chapter has been making in the shop! We are selling the Thanksgiving ("Gobble 'til You Wobble") and Merry Christmas signs for $20 each. We...

Chesney Presents Grant To Eastland Trap Team

State Representative Andrew Chesney (R-Freeport), acting as a member of the Illinois Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus, presented a $500 grant to the Eastland High School Trap Team for costs related to...

The Lighter Side

I'm ready to start my Christmas shopping ... OK, who's got some money I can use? All I want for Christmas is a free refill of my wallet when I'm done shopping. I spend a lot of money Christmas...

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