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Articles from the January 19, 2022 edition

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 By Dan Stevens    Sports    January 19, 2022

Panther's Killer B's

Lena-Winslow knew that their contest at home Monday night against Forreston would not see the Cardinals at full strength. Stuck in the midst of a rebuilding year to begin with, Forreston was further...

 
 By Dan Stevens    Sports    January 19, 2022

Power In The Paint

Most students aren't old enough to remember this, but it wasn't that long ago when there was no three point line in High School basketball. Every basket was worth two points – no matter how far...

 
 By Dan Stevens    Sports    January 19, 2022

Here Come The Cougars

Let's be honest, at the beginning of the Girls' Basketball season almost everyone had written off the Eastland Cougars as far as being considered a post season threat. After losing their star talent...

 

Where Are They Now

UW-Whitewater Announces Dean's List The following students were named to the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Dean's List for the 2021 fall semester. Lanark, IL: Naomi Mullen who is studying Chemistry Lanark, IL: Emma Norton who is studying...

 
 By Dan Stevens    Sports    January 19, 2022

Volleyball All Star Invitations Send Out

Invitations for the very first Northwest Illinois Volleyball All Star Game which is scheduled for June 8th of this year, were sent out over the last two weeks. Only seniors who will be graduating...

 
 By John Day    News    January 19, 2022

The Story Of Doc Carver

If you come driving through Winslow, you will notice a large sign proclaiming this town to be the home of Doc Carver. Who was Doc Carver? Doc Carver was born in Winslow in 1851. Carver would become a...

 

Stephenson County Looking For New Circuit Clerk

Circuit Clerk Nathan Luy has resigned, and a selection committee has been formed to find a replacement. William Hadley, Chairman of the Stephenson County Board, has announced Circuit Clerk Nathan Luy is resigning effective February 18th, 2022....

 

Show Your Heart Some Love This February

February is American Heart Month, and what better way to celebrate it than together as a family. American Heart Month brings awareness to heart health and inspires us to adopt healthy lifestyles to prevent heart disease. Symptoms of heart disease...

 

Senator Brian Stewart Will Not Seek Re-Election

Illinois State Senator for District 45 Brian Stewart today announced that he will not seek re-election. Upon the conclusion of this term, he will have served almost 50 years in public service and...

 

Preacher's Piece

We had a little incident last week in our neighborhood. The police dubbed it “The Barefoot Bandit.” The story goes that a guy was traveling down our road when he got stuck in a snow drift. He had...

 

Point To Ponder

Growing up in Indiana, it was almost a requirement that you loved basketball. Now, I’ve never gotten into the pros. Our former artist Thomas is a huge Bulls fan and knows the NBA like I know the...

 
 By Dan Stevens    Sports    January 19, 2022

Pec MLK Tourney Boasts A Loaded Field

Pecatonica High School had no way of knowing last summer when tournament invitations went out that they would be so lucky, but the High School Boys' Basketball teams that participated in their annual...

 

Patricia Wilson Receives DAISY Award

Patricia Wilson, RN, an SSM Health Monroe Hospital Emergency Department nurse, received the DAISY Award. Patricia was nominated by fellow nurse, Beverly Ethridge, RN, PCCN, who have both been members...

 

Pantherhawks Top Dakota

Halfway through their annual showdown with rival Dakota, the Pantherhawks were on the wrong end of a 18-9 team score. But then everything began to turn as Jared Dvorak got the party started with a har...

 

On The Record

Traffic Fatality On 01/08/22 at approximately 3:21 am, Jo Daviess County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to S. Pleasant Hill Rd., approximately ½ mile south of Jenny Ln. for a single vehicle rollover accident. While en route, Deputies were info...

 

Obituaries

Elizabeth Rhett LeRoy Geisz, 21 Rhett LeRoy Geisz, age 21 of rural Elizabeth passed away in a tragic accident Saturday, January 8, 2022. A funeral service was held 1:00 p.m. Saturday, January 15, 2022 at Saint John’s Lutheran Church in Massbach wit... Full story

 

The Lighter Side

I told my date to text me when she got home … she must be homeless. The only thing I keep thinking of while looking at all of the online dating options is, “My God, I’m going to be single my entire life.” The only thing good about online...

 

Lena-Winslow Honor Roll

Principal’s Honor Roll Freshman Shayleigh Albright, Madeline Chiles, Alyssa Daughenbaugh, Eden Dietz, Cienna Kerr, Ella Kerr, Michael Kowalke, Brice Miller, Mya Ortiz, Hannah Pecoraro, Ryan Pieper, Rachael Setterstrom, Paige Williams Sophomores...

 

FCF Accepting Grant Applications

The Freeport Community Foundation will be accepting grant applications for its spring 2022 grant cycle starting February 1. The spring grant application process will open on February 1 and close on February 28, 2022. On-line application procedure...

 
 By Dan Stevens    Sports    January 19, 2022

Fast Track To Success

Rhett Barkau was not in the best of moods at the Virginia International Raceway last summer when his car wrecked midway through the race, but that mood quickly changed when he got some exciting news....

 
 By Dan Stevens    News    January 19, 2022

Answering The Call

Nobody can be sure exactly when the fire started, so it might have been building inside the middle of the Lanark Building Center for hours late Sunday afternoon before it got big enough to be noticed...

 

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