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Welcome to NerdWallet's SmartMoney podcast, where we answer your real-world money questions " in 15 minutes or less. This week's question is from Lucy, who... [Read More]
A good rule of thumb when you're trying to eat healthy is to beware of any food you see advertised. The most beneficial fare "... [Read More]
Losing a job is almost always traumatic. In your 50s, job loss can be devastating " and devastatingly common. More than half the workers who... [Read More]
Closing out the 79th season of speech team at Freeport High School was met with success by having three members of the team compete at... [Read More]
FHN Hospice will offer a support group, Managing Early Grief: The First 12 Months After a Loss, from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays beginning March... [Read More]
The Transformers Team recently announced it has changed its name to the Celebrate Lanark Committee, effective immediately. Celebrate Lanark Committee believes the new name is... [Read More]
FREEPORT —  The American Red Cross has made a call for donations of all blood types. Blood type O is especially needed. Donation opportunities will... [Read More]
Aquin Preschool recently opened registration for fall 2020. The school offers two-day, three-day and five-day programs for children ages 3-5. The curriculum includes reading and... [Read More]
The Forrestville Valley School District celebrated Bus Driver Appreciation Week from Feb. 10 to 14. A driver luncheon was held on Feb. 14. Forreston High... [Read More]
Highland Community College agriculture students were welcomed by U.S. State Rep. Andrew Chesney, R-Freeport, to the 2020 Illinois Farm Bureau Governmental Affairs Leadership Conference on... [Read More]
American Red Cross coordinator Janet Jarvis spoke to West Carroll High School students Feb. 19 about the reasons behind blood donations. High school students can... [Read More]
After 15 years helping thousands of families, working with area churches to make sure food, clothing and other needs are met for the clients at... [Read More]
The Eagle Nature Foundation will sponsor a spring bird seed sale fundraiser to help celebrate its 25th anniversary. All seeds must be ordered and paid... [Read More]
Boylan's Peyton Kennedy and Eastland's Erin Henze became the 13th and 14th local girls basketball players with 2,000 career points last week. Kennedy also now has... [Read More]
While the Dakota Indians hope to embark on a climb all the way to the dual team state championship this week, the rest of the area's... [Read More]
The Freeport Golden K Kiwanis Club will meet at 9 a.m. Feb. 27 at Bethany United Church of Christ, 2341 W. Stephenson St. Freeport Township... [Read More]
The 38th annual Regional Spelling Bee was held in the Pearl City School gym Feb. 18. There were 24 participants representing the first- and second-place... [Read More]
A new leader for the Greater Freeport Partnership could be announced this week. U.S. Bank Market President Gary Quinn, who is chairman of the GFP... [Read More]
It's not the most common combination for a fundraiser, but cocktails and cupcakes proved to be a winning formula to raise money for a much-needed... [Read More]
LAS VEGAS (AP) " Democratic presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar says she no longer believes English should be the national language of the U.S., disavowing a... [Read More]
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