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Ogle Pork Producers pork chop dinner a long-standing Fair tradition

Ogle Pork Producers pork chop dinner a long-standing Fair tradition

OREGON – This was the first year for me to cover the Ogle County Fair myself. Never having been to the Ogle County Fair I didn’t know what to expect. One thing I did notice while there on Saturday, Aug. 1, was the long line for the Ogle County Pork […]

 
 

Mayor Darryl Lindberg honored by NSLD

Mayor Darryl Lindberg honored by NSLD

By Margaret Downing REPORTER At the April 24 Loves Park City Council meeting, outgoing mayor, Darryl Lindberg, was honored by the North Suburban Library District (NSLD) Board of Trustees for his 20 years service as mayor to the City of Loves Park. Library Board President Jane Burden, and NSLD Executive […]

 
 

Macktown Living History Center hosts the 25th annual Gathering

Macktown Living History Center hosts the 25th annual Gathering

By Jean Seegers REPORTER Despite the cool and rainy weather, the 25th annual Gathering at Macktown, drew hundreds of visitors on Saturday, April 29. Re-enactors packed up on Sunday, April 30, after stormy weather dampened the day’s activities. Every year, Macktown hosts Education Day, the Friday before the regular Gathering […]

 
 

Fundraising event at Tuscany Grill for Roscoe Township Clean Slate candidates

Fundraising event at Tuscany Grill for Roscoe Township Clean Slate candidates

By Jean Seegers REPORTER Citizens for a Clean Slate for Roscoe Township hosted a fundraising dinner at Tuscany Grill in Roscoe, Thursday evening, March 2. Clean Slate Trustee candidates: David D’Aloia; Kelly Cosgriff; Pat Henderson; Terri Michelsen; and Dawn Cassady joined Jim Benkovich, candidate for Township Supervisor, Steve Schreier, candidate […]

 
 

Hononegah Indians ready for post-season push

By Chris Johnson REPORTER When the IHSA Class 4A State Boys’ Basketball Playoffs began on Monday, Feb. 27, the Hononegah Indians didn’t have to worry about suiting up. Their opening round match didn’t tip-off until night two. They did have to enter the post-season having to remember “one that got […]

 
 

Harlem-Roscoe FD recognizes dedicated personnel

Harlem-Roscoe FD recognizes dedicated personnel

Harlem-Roscoe Fire Trustees Bart Munger, John Donahue and Al Bach hosted the Annual HRFD Appreciation Awards Dinner on Feb. 4 at the Forest Ridge Events in Machesney Park. Numerous awards were presented along with special recognition for years of service to the district and the communities within. Special Recognition was […]

 
 

Harlem sending six wrestlers to Barrington sectional tourney

By Bob Balgemann REPORTER Six of the 13 wrestlers entered by Harlem in the Algonquin Jacobs regional tournament on Saturday have advanced to the sectional at Barrington. The Huskies came home with one champion, one runner-up, two thirds and two fourths. Senior Dalton Hambrock (30-4) took first at 195 pounds. […]

 
 

Commission gives mixed reviews to liquor license requests

By Bob Balgemann REPORTER Liquor license requests that staff said would set prece-dents have received varied recommendations from the Machesney Park Liquor Commission. Commissioners at their Jan. 17 meeting recommended denial of the request for a Class A license at 10114 N. Second St, in a convenience store that has […]

 
 

PATRICIA P. WOOD AZZARELLO, 83

PATRICIA P. WOOD AZZARELLO, 83

Patricia Pearl Wood Azzarello, 83, died Jan. 14, 2017 at a Presque Isle health care facility. She was born May 3, 1933 in Presque Isle, Maine, the daughter of Philip G. and Ruby (Wilcox) Wood. She attended the Presque Isle school system. She worked for Taterstate Potato Processing Plant for […]

 
 

Boylan wins Round 2 over Hononegah

By Chris Johnson REPORTER One of the biggest games of the conference season occurred recently as the Hononegah Lady Indians faced off with the State-ranked and NIC-10 leading Boylan Lady Titans. As was in the case during the first meeting of the conference season Boylan came out on top 58-42. […]

 
 

Nominations now open for land conservation award

The Natural Land Institute is now accepting nominations for the 2017 George and Barbara Fell Award. The deadline to submit a nomination for an individual with outstanding achievements in land conservation is Friday, Feb. 3. The award is named for George and Barbara Fell who founded the Natural Land Institute […]