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2019 Wrestling State Finals

2019 Wrestling State Finals

COURTESY PHOTO The Gazette 2019 Wrestling State Finals Bryce Faworski of Winnebago placed 5th at 145lbs in the Class 1A Wrestling State Finals held this past weekend in Champaign.

 
 

Winnebago squashes Hall to earn first sectional title in 27 years

Winnebago squashes Hall to earn first sectional title in 27 years By Doug Schroder EDITOR Winnebago’s Lady Indians have been on fire in their push through the IHSA 2A playoffs. The girl’s team steam rolled to victories over Oregon, 83-44, and Byron, 81-48 to take the regional title on their […]

 
 

Winnebago Girl’s 2019 Sectional Champs

Winnebago Girl’s 2019 Sectional Champs

COURTESY PHOTO The Gazette The Winnebago girl’s basketball team poses for a picture with the sectional trophy won on Thursday, Feb. 14 at Oregon High School.

 
 

Sesquicentennial Dinner featured murder mystery

Sesquicentennial Dinner featured murder mystery By Kay DeMarco CORRESPONDENT The Pecatonica Sesquicentennial Committee is progressing through 2019 with an event each month. A Ladies and Men’s pageant was held in January with Shannon Mulcahey as pageant director. In February Mayor Bill Smull organized the Sesquicentennial Dinner as a fundraiser for […]

 
 

Sesquicentennial Dinner featured murder mystery

Sesquicentennial Dinner featured murder mystery

KAY DEMARCO PHOTO The Gazette The close group of actors and royalty gathered together for a photo: Lenny Adrinoglia, Lisa Lauderdahl, Karlee Dodd, Glen Wiegert, Denise Cacciapaglia, Gary Moore, Philip Behnke, Kim Mathieu, and Katie Smull. In front is Truman DoBran, Trinity Stifter, and Bekhym Nolan.

 
 

Ryan Barrack working on a lathe

Ryan Barrack working on a lathe

Ryan Barrack working at one of the other lathes in The Shop.

 
 

Winnovation Robotics team to hold Open House

Winnovation Robotics team to hold Open House The local FIRST Robotics team, Winnovation, comprised of students from Winnebago High School and Pecatonica High School, is well underway in its 15th season. The team is led by Brandon MacLaren and mentored by Seth Lightfoot, Carrington Hong, Noah Schroeder, Mark Kleckler, Scott […]

 
 

GK Wrestling Regional

GK Wrestling Regional

Winnebago wrestlers and coaches posed for a picture after the IHSA Regional tournament at Genoa-Kingston on Saturday, Feb. 1.

 
 

Super Bowl LIII

Super Bowl LIII

         COURTESY PHOTO The Gazette Poplar Grove residents Randy Alberts and Gena Garner had some time to pose next to one of the carts used in the pregame ceremonies for Super Bowl LIII.     Record set in Super Bowl LIII halftime performance By Doug Schroder EDITOR Last week we […]

 
 

Machesney Park Wins Distinguished Budget Award

Machesney Park wins another distinguished budget award By Bob Balgemann REPORTER The village of Machesney Park again has been recognized by a state organization for the qualify of its presentation of the annual budget. Since 1984, the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) has presented the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award to […]