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Emily Parlapiano signs to play basketball with RVC

DOUG SCHRODER PHOTOS The Gazette
WHS Senior Emily Parlapiano signs the letter of intent to play basketball for Rock Valley College as
her parents and RVC Assistant Coach Cierra Morris look on.
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On Friday, May 18, a news conference was held at 3 p.m. in the cafetorium of Winnebago High School for Senior Emily Parlapiano to sign her letter of intent to play basketball at Rock Valley College.

 
 

New cardiac monitors arrive at Win-Bur-Sew

New cardiac monitors arrive at Win-Bur-Sew

The Win-Bur-Sew Fire Protection District recently received new Zoll Series X cardiac monitors. The Fire District will use the new more advanced cardiac monitors to replace out dated and no longer maintenance supported monitors they had purchased in 2008.

 
 

Two new South Beloit police officers sworn in during council meeting

MARGARET DOWNING PHOTO The Herald
	Police Chief Hoey, center, is pictured with South Beloit’s newest police officers May 7. On the left is Officer Cameron Monyelle, on the right is Officer Martin Oswald.

South Beloit Police Chief Pat Hoey had a busy night of it during the May 7 city council meeting. A “gratitude plaque” was presented, first of all, to retiring Police Officer Sandy Messenger…

 
 

Local girl’s soccer teams win regional crowns

COURTESY PHOTO Tempo
	The Stillman girl's soccer team poses for a picture after winning the Oregon regional over Oregon, 6-0, on Friday, May 11.

The Byron Tigers and Stillman Valley Cardinals girl’s soccer teams have once again taken regional crowns in the IHSA play-offs.

 
 

Former Roscoe cop promoted to ISP Sergeant

Former Roscoe cop promoted to ISP Sergeant

Illinois State Police (ISP) District 16 Commander Carl Heintz announced the promotion of Trooper Dan Balsley to the rank of Sergeant. Sergeant Balsley’s promotion was effective Feb. 1, 2018, and he was honored at a ceremony in Springfield last week.

 
 

Keep Northern Illinois Beautiful clothing drive set for May 12

SUBMITTED PHOTO The Journal
Volunteers load donated clothing onto truck at a past KNIB Clothing Drive.

Keep Northern Illinois Beautiful (KNIB) will hold its Spring Clothing Drive on Saturday, May 12, from 9 a.m. to noon at four locations: Blain’s Farm and Fleet, 300 E. Riverside Blvd., Loves Park; Blain’s Farm and Fleet, 725 W. State St., Rockford…

 
 

Illinois’ new biggest tree found

Illinois’ new biggest tree found

This is an exciting find for the residents of northern Illinois, and it is sure to bring visitors from miles around to see the official Biggest Tree in Illinois.

 
 

Anna Broski, recognized as Young American for 2018

Anna Broski, recognized as Young American for 2018

Stillman Valley Senior, Anna Broski, has been chosen as one of the Rockford Register Star 20 Young Americans of 2018. Meridian CUSD 223 Superintendent, PJ Caposey, said, “Anna has had an incredible high school career and deserves every bit of recognition she is receiving.

 
 

Cave Bar and Grill destroyed in three-alarm fire

Cave Bar and Grill destroyed in three-alarm fire

Fire destroyed a Byron icon on the morning of Thursday, April 19, when the Cave Bar and Grill, located in the 100 block of W. Second Street, burned in downtown Byron.

 
 

Harlem’s Carson Racich, Brenton Shaw playing varsity golf, football

By Bob Balgemann REPORTER It didn’t take any time at all for Harlem graduates Carson Racich and Brenton Shaw to break into varsity lineups of their chosen sports at the college level. They both were record breakers of “first-ever” quality while playing golf and football for the Orange and White. […]