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The Friends of the Lanark Public Library will hold an open house 50% off sale at Twice-Sold Tales Books, 504 W. state Route 64,... [Read More]
The Family YMCA of Northwest Illinois recently received a grant of $5,000 from the Citizens State Bank of Lena, Stockton and Freeport.The grant was offered... [Read More]
As Halloween approaches, we were talking about the old days of living on Stephenson Street and the growth in trick-or-treaters on that street. We had... [Read More]
Have you thought about creating a bucket list during this pandemic? Such a list would include ideas of things we want to do before we... [Read More]
Reports of several positive cases among students, staff prompts precautionary measure to mitigate spread of the novel coronavirus... [Read More]
For 20 days in July, and 15 in October, Freeport basketball players wore face masks on the court while they practiced.Everyone in the NIC-10 did."Guys... [Read More]
While 2020 has been a difficult year for many nonprofits, the Freeport Community Foundation has been making a difference by awarding a total of $238,326.86... [Read More]
The Freeport Water and Sewer Billing Office will close temporarily Oct. 29-30 for staff training.The office is located in the lower level of City Hall,... [Read More]
The Freeport Art Museum has commissioned a sculpture from Colorado-based artist Maureen Hearty for the downtown Arts Plaza.Hearty works primarily with steel and describes her... [Read More]
Nominations for the Illinois Pork Producers Association Family of the Year award are due Nov. 2.The award honors a pork producing family who has contributed... [Read More]
The city of Freeport is discouraging residents from trick-or-treating this year due to an increase in COVID-19 cases.This year's hours were scheduled to be from... [Read More]
Seventh graders with the Stockton FFA made ice cream when they learned about the dairy industry.Topics covered in the lesson include learning about the farm... [Read More]
The 2020 Farm Service Agency County Committee Elections will begin Nov. 2.Ballots will be mailed to eligible voters. The deadline to return the ballots to... [Read More]
Woman decorates windows of residents at Presence Saint Joseph Center... [Read More]
Getting a jump on Halloween festivities, several kids and adults too got into the spirit at the Eagles Club for some spooky fun and sweet... [Read More]
The Scales Mound blood drive scheduled for 1 to 6 p.m. Nov. 2 will now be held at the Scales Mound Fire Department, 130 Franklin... [Read More]
Freeport City Hall and Public Library have changed their hours in response to the recent COVID-19 restrictions.City hall will be closed to all individuals unless... [Read More]
The 2020 World Community Day service will be live streamed at 1:30 p.m. Nov. 6 on Facebook Live.The theme of the service is "Resolve to... [Read More]
The November schedule for Highland Community College's Lifelong Learning program was recently released.The course schedule includes Tips for Writing Simple Wills, Powers of Attorney for... [Read More]
Highland Community College theater students will virtually present "An Evening of Poe" at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 30 and 2 p.m. Oct. 31.Elizabeth Brunner of Lena... [Read More]
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