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Articles from the September 23, 2020 edition

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Pumpkinfest Is On ... Kind Of

Every other small town festival in Northwest Illinois had been canceled, so it was almost a sign of hope that Warren is going to still hold their annual Pumpkinfest celebration this coming weekend in...

 

For The Fund Of It

A fundraiser has been scheduled for the newly reorganized McConnell American Legion Auxiliary. They will be having a bake sale on Saturday, Sept. 26 from 9 am - noon at the McConnell Legion. This Auxiliary has been idle for about ten years and they...

 
 By Dan Stevens    News    September 23, 2020

Small It Is

The readers have spoken, and we got an overwhelming response in regard to what size the Voices should adopt moving forward. And in a race that wasn’t very close, 73% wanted the smaller size...

 

Preacher's Piece

Thomas Jefferson talked about the Wall of Separation between Church and State. Jefferson’s intent in that Wall of Separation was to keep the State from overtaking the church or demand that we...

 

Obituaries

Orangeville Jonathan “Jon” D. Robey, 40 Jonathan “Jon” D. Robey, 40, of Orangeville passed away unexpectedly at his home on Wednesday September 16, 2020 with his sons Garrett and Beaux. He was born on May 16, 1980 in Freeport to Leo and Annie... Full story

 
 By Dan Stevens    News    September 23, 2020

Orangeville Tragedy

By now almost everyone knows the story: at approximately 2:40 in the morning on Wednesday, September 16, a 911 call came in regarding a house fire at 305 South Main Street in Orangeville. Multiple...

 

Area Golf Scores

Boys Stockton 193 Mitchel Coffey – 46, Jared Dvorak – 47, Austin Chumbler – 48, Trace Williamson – 52 = 193 RR/SM 203 Thomas Hereau – 45, Maddux Knauer – 51, Kari Conklin – 53, Tomy...

 

Golf Standings

Boys NUIC Golf Standings Dakota 11 – 0 Eastland 7 – 1 Stockton 5 – 1 Galena 4 – 2 Amboy 5 – 3 E. Dubuque 5 – 3 Aquin 5 – 4 RR/SM 5 – 5 Du/Pec 2 – 7 Forreston 1 – 6 LW/PC 0 – 5...

 

Point To Ponder

(Fair warning, this hasn’t been a ‘fun’ week.) Of all the things that are hard to do in life, to me at least - the hardest is having to say, “goodbye.” We all have what we see as our own per...

 

Telephone Scam

Jo Daviess County Sheriff Kevin Turner is warning the public about a possible telephone scam occurring in Jo Daviess County. The scammer telephones a resident and will impersonate an officer with the Social Security Office. The scammer will then...

 

Momentum Art Guild Exhibit

The Momentum Art Guild will be exhibiting works from their member artists at the Stephenson County Visitor Center from September 18-November 13. The visitor center is located at 4596 US Highway 20 east of Freeport and is open to the public 9 am to 5...

 

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