Author Archive: Laurie Tanley

Davis Junction Easter Egg Hunt

Davis Junction Easter Egg Hunt

Sofia Gallardo as she hunts for eggs. For more Easter egg hunt photos pick up a copy of the April 5th Tempo

 
 

Easter day fire

Easter day fire

 

 
 

Festival of Hope to benefit American Cancer Society

Join us on Saturday, April 21, for an afternoon of hope with 2018 Festival of Hope event. This family-friendly community event, presented by the Relay for Life of Ogle County will celebrate cancer survivors and caregivers, remember those we have lost and will benefit the American Cancer Society.     […]

 
 

Pecatonica native participates in regional singing auditions

McKenzie Davidson, a native of Pecatonica, was among eight students from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville who participated in the National Association of Teachers of Singing fall auditions at UW-Stevens Point.     To read the full story pick up a copy of the April 5th Tempo

 
 

Five-alarm fire draws crews from throughout the area

Five-alarm fire draws crews from throughout the area

By Doug Schroder, Editor Over 20 fire crews responded to a garage and house fire at the home of Jeff and Heather Decker, located at 11009 W. State Street Road in Winnebago on Friday, March 30.  Officials say the initial dispatch call came in around 3 p.m. as a grass and […]

 
 

Spring Fling

Spring Fling

Kaylee Kramer and Finley Garcia dance with ribbons as they sing “A Little Green” with the choir. KAY DEMARCO PHOTOS The Gazette For more concert photos pick up a copy of the April 5th Gazette

 
 

Annual Lenten Soup Supper was a success

St. Mary’s Catholic Church Guild sponsored another successful Lenten soup supper as a fundraiser for special projects or equipment.  Parishioners celebrated the spirit of the Lenten season with Stations of the Cross.  Then a multitude of soups and breads were enjoyed in keeping with the idea of simple meals during […]

 
 

Numbers were down for the 2018 WHS Tractor Day

Numbers were down for the 2018 WHS Tractor Day

By Doug Schroder, Editor Only nine students participated in the annual Tractor Day this year. Eight tractors were driven in the parade on Friday, March 23, with one of those tractors carrying a guest. The students who participated were Lacey Tierney, Jelene Weerda, Jared Cunningham, Kain Viel, Jacob Bryden, Brennan Burkhart, […]

 
 

Rivermen back on board with co-op plans

By Chris Johnson, reporter The co-op of Pecatonica and Durand baseball players suit up again this season as they prepare to make a push towards a successful NUIC season and they are off to a pretty solid start. Recent wins over nearby neighbors help give a picture of how tough this […]

 
 

150th Anniversary

150th Anniversary

  First Presbyterian Church in Winnebago kicked off their 150th Anniversary with a special service, followed by a dinner on Sunday, March 18. Long-time member Alta Straley poses with one of the 10 table centerpieces she put together for the event. Doug Schroder photo    For more church news pick […]