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Articles from the November 24, 2021 edition

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Solid Opener For Both Sides

The RR/SM Wildcats paid a visit on Pearl City to open up the respective seasons for both Girl's Basketball teams. And while the Wildcats used their speed and depth to pull out the 48-40...

 

Ziarko Awarded National American FFA Degree

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...

 

Where Are They Now

Palmer College Of Chiropractic Awards Degrees The following students graduated with a Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Palmer College of Chiropractic's main campus in Davenport, Iowa on October 22,...

 

We're Baa-aack!

With all of the small schools joining the 8-Man football format, the IHSA 1A playoffs grew considerably ... "bigger". Teams like Athens, Moweaqua Central and Carrollton – schools that would have...

 

Violent Crime In Freeport

Freeport Chief of Police Matt Summers addressed the recent acts of violent crime in a press conference at City Hall after a night of gun violence. On November 18, 2021 at approximately 7:52 P.M.,...

 

Thank You Broncos

As the final seconds ticked down in the 8-Man State Championship, it was difficult for many of the Orangeville Broncos to fight off the tears of coming so close, only to fall 12-7 in the lowest...

 

Stockton FFA Update

National FFA Convention The Stockton FFA Chapter attended the National FFA Convention in Indianapolis, Indiana, from October 27 to 30. On our way to the convention, we stopped at Fair Oak Farms where...

 

Senate Week In Review

A late-night bill to repeal the Parental Notice of Abortion Act in Illinois, which was controversially passed through the General Assembly by Democrat legislative leaders late in October, has not yet...

 

Preacher's Piece

My teeth were stained, so the dentist asked me, “Do you smoke or drink coffee?” I told him I drink it. Last week I had a funeral in Amboy, illinois. Amboy is exactly 83 miles from my house....

 

Posey Hired As EHS Project Manager

Fehr Graham, a leading Midwest engineering and environmental firm, announced the hiring of Chris Posey as an Environmental Health and Safety Project Manager. Posey comes to Fehr Graham with more than...

 

Point To Ponder

I admit it, cooking has never been one of my strengths. “Whoa, whoa, whoa! Is this going to be another one of your stupid columns where you try and make excuses for yourself?” “Hi honey, nice...

 

Pediatric Covid-19 Vaccinations

SSM Health Monroe Clinic Medical Group is preparing to administer their first pediatric doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine to children ages 5-11, now that the CDC has given their authorization and Wisconsin DHS has endorsed its clinical guidance....

 

On The Record

Craig Burns Sentenced On November 10, 2021, Craig Burns of Hanover, Illinois, was sentenced by Judge Kevin Ward to two years in the Illinois Department of Corrections for the offense of Aggravated...

 

Obituaries

Lanark Robert W. Lindsay, 84 Robert W. Lindsay, age 84 of Lanark, passed away Saturday, November 13, 2021 at home. A private family service will be held with burial in the Lanark Cemetery. Law Jones Eastland is in charge of arrangements. Robert was... Full story

 

Non-Urgent Procedures Suspended

Like many other healthcare facilities, SSM Health Monroe Hospital and Monroe Clinic Medical Group is experiencing extremely high patient volumes. While our staff has done an incredible job maintaining a steady state of care throughout the COVID...

 
 By Dan Stevens    News    November 24, 2021

Money Buys Silence Too

There's a classic saying everyone knows, "Money Talks," but in the case surrounding Adkins Energy and the Pearl City Elevator Dispute, apparently it can also buy silence. The dispute between Adkins...

 

The Lighter Side

Will you text your mom and ask how long it takes to microwave a 25 pound turkey? For once we're going to have a happy family Thanksgiving. I'm stuffing the turkey with Prozac. He doesn't drink these...

 

History Of Christmas Trees

“The History of Christmas Trees” will be a special display in the Owen P. Miles Museum, Mt. Carroll during December 2021, sponsored by the Carroll County Historical Society. Decorated trees on display will feature ornaments from the late 1800s...

 

Eyeglass Collection Drive

Beginning November 15th and concluding December 1st, the Pearl City High School FFA, National Honor Society, and Servant Leadership members will be collecting used eyeglasses for the Pearl City Lions Club. The glasses are then sorted, sent around...

 

Eastland NHS Inducts Nine

Nine students from Eastland High School were inducted into membership of the National Honor Society in a ceremony on November 15th. Students selected for induction are: Emily Janssen, Kyla LaRue,...

 

Cool Hand Luke

Lena-Winslow quarterback, Luke Benson, was a major factor in the Panthers semi-final victory over Ridgeview/Lexington Saturday in Lena, but he's used to not getting a lot of the headlines. "My job is...

 

New Glarus Christkindli Market

The New Glarus Christkindli Market will make its first appearance in downtown New Glarus December 10-12, 2021! This outdoor Christmas market will host vendors offering a variety of high quality, locally made and sourced gifts, along with Christmas...

 

Chicago Anyone?

The Warren Music Program is seeking adults who want to attend the music trip to Chicago. The Warren Music Program takes a trip every 4 years to a destination where the kids can learn about not only...

 

All Conference Volleyball

North Division 1st Team *Lucy Arndt *MVP* Aquin Jr *Abi Schlueter Dakota Jr *Jenna Damon Durand Sr *Savanah Brandt Pearl City Sr Mary Zettle Dakota Sr Ava Hiveley Aquin Sr Molly Amendt Lena Winslow So 2nd Team Jadyn Sweet Dakota Sr Allie Hughes...

 

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