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Articles from the September 9, 2020 edition

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Preacher's Piece

Somebody told me this week: “I’m so ready to get this year over with.” I came into this year with the highest expectations. I just thought God was going to do a great and mighty work among us. T...

 

Point To Ponder

OK, I'm at a loss and need your advice – believe it or not, this is serious. In the past, we've asked you – the reader – about whether or not to keep the Court Report, and we got an...

 

Obituaries

Pearl City David Paul Fye, 71 David Paul Fye, age 71 of Pearl City, IL passed away Friday, August 28, 2020 at home. He was born April 6, 1949 in Freeport to the late Robert and Marjorie (Glaman) Fye. David was a 1968 graduate of Pearl City High... Full story

 

Nationwide Inbound Inc. Earns Two ATSI Awards

Nationwide Inbound Inc. of Freeport, IL has been honored with the exclusive ATSI 2020 Award of Excellence for the 12th year. This award is presented annually by the Association of TeleServices International (ATSI), the industry’s Trade Association...

 
 By Dan Stevens    News    September 9, 2020

Lena Board Now On Edgar County Radar

You may not have heard of the Edgar County Watchdogs, but they have certainly located the town of Lena on their radar. The Edgar County Watchdogs is best described as a whistle blower group dedicated...

 

St. John's Free Little Library

St. John's Lutheran Church in Pearl City now has a Free Little Library on the Southwest corner of the church. Books for all ages are included. Take a book and/or leave a book. The Little Library is always open. Thank you to the Christian Education...

 

Area Golf Standings

Boys NUIC Golf Standings Dakota 8 – 0 Eastland 5 – 1 E. Dubuque 3 – 1 Aquin 4 – 2 Amboy 4 – 3 Galena 3 – 2 Stockton 1 - 1 Du/Pec 1 – 4 RR/SM 1 – 4 Polo 0 – 2 W. Carroll 0 – 2...

 

Lucky Ducks Relay For Life

The Lena Lucky Ducks Relay for Life team and the Stephenson County Relay for Life teams are celebrating with a virtual/auction 32 prior to a memorial YOU TUBE of cancer survivors/deceased. We have luminarias for sale at $10.00 each and bags will be...

 

Harmony Benefit

Harmony United Methodist Men will be hosting their 3rd annual Pig Roast Benefit on September 12, 2020. 100% of the proceeds will be split between the Family of Kyle Griffin and the Senior Resource Center. The Benefit will take place at Harmony UMC,...

 

First Community Bank of Galena Marks 25th Anniversary

This year marks the 25th anniversary of the opening of First Community Bank of Galena. The story began in 1995 when Bill Wubben, President of Apple River State Bank, and Rick Weis, Executive Vice Pres...

 

Fairgrounds Seeking Facelift Grant

Stephenson County Fairground is one of 11 finalists in Grinnell Mutual’s Fairground Facelift initiative. They were chosen from among 53 submissions across 13 states.  With votes from community members, Stephenson County Fairground’s project...

 
 By Dan Stevens    News    September 9, 2020

Fair Tax Is Anything But Fair

The election may still be months away, but with mail-in voting about to take place, we felt compelled to do some research on the proposed Fair Tax Amendment that Governor Pritzker and Springfield...

 

Eastland Siblings Rack Up State, National, And World Records

Eastland High School senior Cadin Colehour and his sister Natalie, a freshman, overcame gym closures due to the Covid-19 pandemic to turn in impressive performances at a couple recent powerlifting...

 

Can You Make A Difference?

The Salvation Army is in need of new and gentle used coats for part of their “One Warm Coat Makes A Difference” promotion. All sizes of children coats and larger size adult coats gloves, hats and scarfs are needed. Coats can be dropped off at...

 

Stephenson County 4-H Virtual Shows Award Winners

The show must go on! Stephenson County 4-H members adapted to showcase their 4-H projects in a virtual format for 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Exhibitors uploaded photos and/or videos of their...

 

Scales Mound FFA Blood Drive Results

On September 3, the American Red Cross collected 45 units of blood products at the Scales Mound drive. The FFA goal for the drive was 50 units, and 47 people came through the door to help. Many thanks to our support team from the Holy Trinity...

 

Area Golf Results

Boys Dakota 172 Ethan Rood – 42, Ian Peterson – 42, Nick Panoske – 44, Jason Binger – 44 = 172 Eastland 182 Treyton Selman – 43, Andy Anderson – 44, Kellen Henze – 45, Noah Newstrand ...

 

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