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Articles from the November 18, 2020 edition

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Your Voices

Dan, I just wanted to say "thank you" for your recent article "At Least It's Over......Sort Of". What you had to say was right on point and very well written. I think this country would be far better off if we got rid of the career politicians and...

 

United Way Of Northwest Illinois Awarded Grant

Healing Illinois is a new and bold statewide initiative to address and heal the harms caused by racism. It is an urgent invitation to everyone to create community-centered, inclusive and safe spaces to talk about racial disparities and design local...

 

So Who's In?

As of press time, Village Voices knew of two schools in our region that had already committed to playing High School Basketball in November – defying the Governor's edict, while following the IHSA...

 

Senior Home Maintenance Program

The Senior Resource Center, in partnership with the Freeport Township, announces a program aimed at assisting local seniors with needed home repairs and maintenance. The Senior Home Maintenance...

 

Proposed New Teacher Standards Spark Controversy

The Illinois State Board of Education is considering a set of new standards for teachers and administrators that are aimed at making them more sensitive to students of different cultures and...

 

Preacher's Piece

Life on earth is very short. The Bible says: “With the Lord a thousand years are like a day,” (2 Peter 3:8). In other words, as God sees life on this earth: ● Abraham was born on Wednesday. ...

 

Point To Ponder

I apologize right now for going into teacher mode this week, but … well … I think you’ll understand why if you bear with me. Back in my teaching days, I would include a famous poem by John...

 

Open Call To Join 'The Army'

The Local Salvation Army is working through these Very Difficult and Troubling Times. They need Volunteers to Ring the Bell and help out at the Salvation Army over the next 6 weeks. If you can...

 

On The Record

Farming Accident On November 9th, at approximately 10:17 am, the Jo Daviess County 911 received a report of a farm tractor rolling over in a cornfield and entrapping the driver. Upon arrival Deputies found a 2001 AGCO Terra-Gator that was operated...

 

Obituaries

Lena Linda K. Brose, 68 Linda K. Brose, 68, of Lena, Illinois passed away on Thursday, November 12, 2020 from pneumonia at FHN Memorial Hospital in Freeport, surrounded by her family. She was born on July 23, 1952 in Freeport to Albert and Anna... Full story

 

The Lighter Side

1. The fattest knight at King Arthur's round table was Sir Cumference. He acquired his size from too much pi. 2. I thought I saw an eye doctor on an Alaskan island, but it turned out to be an optical...

 

Lanark Library Changes

After discussions with local and county officials the decision has been made to close the Lanark Municipal building until further notice. The Lanark Public Library will continue to offer Curbside service each Tuesday and Friday from 12-5 by calling...

 

Helping Close To Home

National Catholic Society of Foresters (NCSF), Court #228 of Holy Ghost Parish, Dickeyille, has completed our fundraiser for the Southwestern Food Pantry, Hazel Green and are pleased to announce that...

 

Fair Dates Announced

The Stephenson County Fair Association (SCFA) is excited to announce the 2021 Fair Dates as July 27-31. SCFA recognizes the uncertain circumstances with the COVID-19 pandemic but is excited to look...

 

A Perfect Fit

Tiana Timpe is well known by Basketball fans throughout our region, and last week the Stockton senior star took the next step by accepting a full ride scholarship to play for Division One Central Mich...

 

A Different Shopping Experience

One local Facebook group is trying to help local small businesses this holiday season by offering online shopping through Zoom and Facebook live. The event is called ‘Sequestered Storefronts’ and will happen online multiple times this holiday...

 

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