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Articles from the November 4, 2020 edition

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 By Dan Stevens    Sports    November 4, 2020

To Play Or Not To Play

On Tuesday of last week, without any prior notice being given to the IHSA, Governor Pritzker announced that he was changing the status of Boys and Girls Basketball – classifying them now as High...

 

Your Voices

Editor; It has been a YEAR since a juvenile DESTROYED both public restrooms at the Stockton Park house during a home football game. He tore the soap and towel dispensers and sinks off the walls as well as ruining the toilets in both restrooms. He...

 

Sharp Shooting Blackhawks

On Saturday, October 10th, Stockton FFA members Case Harmston (son of Greg & Peggy Harmston) and Zane Preston (son of Bryon & Sherri Preston) traveled to Chadwick where they competed in the...

 

Preacher's Piece

I’m not sure where, on the calendar of life, middle age begins and ends, but my kind and loving brother said to me a couple months ago: “You walk like an old man.” Did you know there’s a word...

 

Point To Ponder

Everyone has their own personal quirk which sets them off into irrational anger. Some refer to it as a "pet peeve," but I simply have come to call it - the breaking point. Now, granted, I try to...

 

Lena-Winslow Honor Roll

Principal’s Honor Roll (Term One) Freshman Molly Amendt Abbie Cameron Sarah Geiseman Natalie NcNutt Faith Offermann Jacob Schumacher Nick Tippett Sophomores Henry Engel Emma Kempel Wesley Offermann Olivia Parker Jenna Ransom Drew Streckwald Jacob Z...

 

Obituaries

Stockton Clifford H. Mackeben, 90 Clifford H. Mackeben, age 90, and life-long resident of Stockton, IL passed away at home surrounded by family on October 27, 2020. He was born June 20, 1930; the son of the late Alwin and Eloise Mackeben. Clifford... Full story

 

Nuestro Queso Celebrates Plant Expansion

Hispanic Cheese Makers-Nuestro Queso is celebrating a significant expansion at its facility in Kent, Illinois. The $15 million investment includes new processing and packaging equipment, expanded...

 

Maurer Recognized By Mediacom

Local Mediacom employee Kyle Maurer was recognized as one of the company's top-performing employees who demonstrated outstanding efforts to serve customers during the past year. Maurer, a Winslow...

 

Major Book Sale

The Friends of the Lanark Public Library are asking for your help. COVID restrictions forced the cancellation of our upcoming fundraiser, reducing our ability to support Lanark’s library this year. To offset the loss, we are holding an Open House...

 

The Lighter Side

If you fart when people hug you, it makes them feel strong. A husband and wife were at a party when the subject came up about marriage counseling. "Oh we'll never need that," the wife said. "My...

 

JDCF Accepting Nominations For Conservation Leadership Award

The Jo Daviess Conservation Foundation (JDCF) is accepting nominations for the Nancy Hamill Winter Conservation Leadership Award, which will be presented to the winner in early 2021. An individual,...

 

Helping Those In Need

First State Bank Shannon, Polo, Lake Carroll is committed to supporting our customers and communities for the past 90 years, and now more than ever. Through our partnership with Federal Home Loan...

 

Peart & Winter Awarded National American FFA Degrees

Each year, the National FFA Organization honors FFA members who show the utmost dedication to the organization through their desire to develop their potential for premier leadership, personal growth a...

 

Helping Out At Home

Employees from Community Bank presented the Village of Winslow with a check for $5,000 as a donation to the sidewalk improvement project. The project has been completed and looks great! Pictured from...

 

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