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Beautiful weather made for a perfect ‘Cars on Main’ show

Beautiful weather made for a perfect ‘Cars on Main’ show

Rob Wise stands in front of the ‘57 Ford that he bought and refurbished to look like the first squad car his father, Robert Wise, had when he started as a State Trooper with District 16.

 
 

Durand High School Cheerleaders recognized with top honors at camp

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Durand High School cheerleaders and their camp coach, front Row (L to R): Kiley DeSchepper, Katie Dulyea, Lillian Maiella, Premiere
Cheer Camp Coach. Back Row (L to R) Arianna McCorkle, Lydia Creviston, Korissa Veins, Anna Jozsa, Sloan Sheldon, Millie King, Kendra
Dollak. See page 3 for more photos.

Durand High School cheerleaders were recently recognized as recipients of the Premiere Cheer Camps Award of Excellence at their summer cheer camp hosted by the private cheer camp company, Premiere Cheer Camps.

 
 

Local Girl Scouts enjoy and learn on European trip

Local Girl Scouts enjoy and learn on European trip

Sightseeing in Paris: (L-R) Shannon Shrader, Kim Shrader, Leanne Shrader, Annika Waldron, Angelina Waldron, Chloe Nestler and Kelly Nestler.

 
 

Tom Heflin, the Master of Fine Art in our midst

"A Humid Day in July”, a painting done in 2001 by local artist Tom Heflin, is a scene looking north from Route 20 near Pecatonica."

“A Humid Day in July”, a painting done in 2001 by local artist Tom Heflin, is a scene looking north from Route 20 near Pecatonica.”
When one thinks of fine art, usually thoughts of big cities like Paris, New York, Los Angeles or Chicago…

 
 

The Doctor’s House Museum will be open this Sunday

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The Doctor’s House Museum in Seward is filled with history from the Seward Township area. Many newspaper clippings of area families and events can be found here.

The Doctor’s House Museum in Seward is filled with history from the Seward Township area. Many newspaper clippings of area families and events can be found here.

 
 

Multi-alarm blaze

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The fire that started at 505 S. Memorial Drive spread to the house at 507 S. Memorial Drive. Water shoots from the roof as firefighters inside try to extinguish flames in the attic.

The fire that started at 505 S. Memorial Drive spread to the house at 507 S. Memorial Drive. Water shoots from the roof as firefighters inside try to extinguish flames in the attic.

 
 

WHS Scholastic Bowl receives honors

WHS Scholastic Bowl receives honors

Winnebago Scholastic Bowl members who competed at Regional competition, (L-R) Gracie Webb, Natalie Howell, Davey Lyons, Zane Smalley, Trevor Vice, and Andy Marshall.     (more…)

 
 

Emily Parlapiano signs to play basketball with RVC

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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.

 
 

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.