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Monroe Clinic Receives "A" Grade For Patient Safety

Monroe Clinic was awarded an ‘A’ grade in the Fall 2019 Hospital Safety Grade, a national distinction recognizing Monroe Clinic’s achievements in providing safe health care. This award is given by The Leapfrog Group, an independent national...

 

Mediacom Scholarships

Mediacom Communications is offering $60,000 in scholarship support for high school seniors who plan to obtain further education. The scholarship program is in its 19th consecutive year and Mediacom’s investment will award $1,000 World Class Scholar...

 

Eastland Schools Veterans Day Observance

The Eastland School District, Lanark and Shannon American Legion Posts, the Shannon American Legion Ladies Auxiliary Post, the Lanark Veterans of Foreign Wars Post and the Northwest Illinois Chapter of the Korean War and Korean Service Veterans...

 

Attempted Bank Robbery

The Jo Daviess County Sheriff's Office and the Apple River Police Department are seeking information regarding a person and vehicle of interest that could have possibly been involved with an...

 

Monroe Clinic Welcome Visiting Chinese Nurse

On Wednesday, October 23, Monroe Clinic welcomed visiting nurse, Yu Lan, as a part of a nursing exchange program. Lan is spending a month and a half in the Madison region to experience both urban and...

 
 By Dan Stevens    News    October 30, 2019

Emotional Honors

Non-Profit Groups and organizations weren't the only ones who flocked to the Eagles Club last Thursday for the annual Fall Grant Reception of the Freeport Community Foundation. FCF has made a...

 
 By Dan Stevens    News    October 23, 2019

The Fate Of Freeport

Most people may not know about it, or realize the impact, but the clock is ticking regarding the future of the City of Freeport. You see, currently Freeport enjoys the benefits of Home Rule. They can...

 

Chesney Presents Hornets With Sportsmen's Caucus Grant

State Representative Andrew Chesney (R-Freeport), acting as a member of the Illinois Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus, presented a $500 grant to the Scales Mound High School Trap Team for new team...

 

Decorate The Hero Tree

Downtown Freeport will be bright for the holidays with a show of festive spirit and humble recognition for our local heroes. The Hero Tree will stand majestically in front of the bell tower at the Ste...

 

Safe Sleep Education

The Stephenson County Health Department’s Family Connects Illinois, Healthy Families Illinois, Family Case Management and WIC programs are working to help prevent sleep related infant deaths in Stephenson and JoDaviess Counties. During the month...

 

Reducing Damage Caused By Severe Weather

The Jo Daviess County All Hazard Mitigation Planning Committee will hold its first update meeting on Tuesday, October 29th, 2019 at 1 P.M. at the Crossroads Community Church, 900 Galena Square Drive,...

 

Letter To The Editor

Dear Mr. Stevens, I was reading your newspaper, Village Voices, and I noticed an error on your Week of October 2-October 8 2019 newspaper. On the "What's Inside..." section, I noticed the following: "The Stockton Blackhawks weren;t supposed to..."...

 

Breakfast Benefit

On September 12, volunteer Lena Firefighter, Andy Larson, was severely injured in a farming accident in rural Jo Daviess County. His injuries were extensive and it will be several months before Andy...

 

Aquin Celebrated 20th Annual Combined Reunion

Aquin High School hosted its 20th Annual Combined Reunion on Saturday, September 28th for classes graduating in 1927-1969. Honored classes were the class of 1969 (50 years), the class of 1964 (55...

 

Chesney Seeks Re-election

State Representative Andrew Chesney, a Freeport Republican born and raised in Northwest Illinois, is seeking re-election next year to the 89th District State Representative seat he campaigned for and...

 

Fall Grant And Donor Reception

The Freeport Community Foundation cordially invites you and your friends to attend our Fall Grant and Donor Reception on Thursday, October 24, at the Eagles Club, 1200 West Galena, Freeport IL. Social Hour - Hors d'oeuvres: 5:30 to 6:30 p.m....

 

Keepers Of The Land Event Held

On September 24th 246 Stephenson County 3rd graders gathered at Oakdale Nature Preserve to take part in the annual "Keepers of the Land" event. This event is offered to all 3rd grade public & priv...

 

Recycling Event

Northwest Illinois residents and businesses are invited to participate in the upcoming recycling collection set for Saturday, October 26, from 9:00 a.m. to noon. The event will be conducted at the Carroll County Highway Department outdoor area...

 

Sanders Named Champion Of Oral Health

Mike Sanders, Fowler Dental Clinic (FDC) Board President and Monroe Clinic President & CEO, has been honored with the Wisconsin Oral Health Coalition (WOHC)'s 2019 Warren LeMay Oral Health...

 

Lee Joining The Race For Judge

Judge Douglas E. Lee on Oct. 4 will formally announce he is running for the circuit judgeship opening created by the retirement of Judge Daniel A. Fish. "I made my intention to run for this seat...

 

Honoring Brooke

Thank you to everyone who has made their way to Warren High School this evening as we recognize one of the greats to walk these halls and play in this gym, Brooke Jones-Story. On Wednesday, April...

 

Cybercrime Prevention

While technology can be a great tool, it also can be a great danger to our children if we do not have the proper precautions in place. We now live in a world where a few clicks could impact the rest of their lives. We owe it to them to provide suppor...

 
 By Dan Stevens    News    September 25, 2019

The Measure Of A Man

What truly is the measurement of a man's life? Is it the possessions he obtains, the amount of money he ends up making, the family members who love him, or the multitude of people whose lives he...

 
 By Dan Stevens    News    September 25, 2019

Cannabis Is Coming

On January 1st of 2020, recreational use of marijuana will be legal in the State of Illinois. But the question that sparks is – where will people go to buy it, and how will the region benefit in...

 

Chesney Donates Unwanted Pay Raise

State Representative Andrew Chesney (R-Freeport) refused to accept the $1,628 pay raise given to lawmakers this year by donating $1,628 to local organizations serving Northwest Illinois. “Lawmakers do not deserve a pay raise considering the fiscal...

 

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