The Gazette

State wrestling meet

State wrestling meet
 
 

Mr. PHS pageant is Feb. 24

The Pecatonica High School Key Club is hosting its first ever Mr. PHS pageant on Saturday, Feb. 24. 70% of all proceeds will be donated to the Thirst Project, a non-profit organization that builds wells and delivers water to countries where clean water is not immediately available. During the pageant, […]

 
 

Winnebago 6th graders assigned to change the world

Winnebago 6th graders assigned to change the world

By Doug Schroder, Editor When Winnebago Middle School Social Studies teacher Ty True assigned his students to do “passion projects” he wasn’t sure what to expect. A passion project is one where the students can make a change in the world. The students have come through so well he calls them […]

 
 

Woman of the Year

Woman of the Year

For more community news see the Feb. 15th issue of the Gazette

 
 

Bulldogs enter final post-season practice

  By Chris Johnson, reporter Through Friday the games being played in the NUIC will matter when it comes to the final standings and which team is crowned East Champion this year. The Durand Bulldogs know they won’t have that chance this time around, but still have a chance to pursue […]

 
 

Village Board expecting update on street funding project

  By Chris Johnson, reporter For a while loans have been considered, grants have been investigated and many paths traveled in search of funding for the aging and sometimes failing underground water circulation systems in the village of Pecatonica. There are mains that are undersized and there are pipes that […]

 
 

Cinderella

Cinderella

DOUG SCHRODER PHOTO The Gazette

 
 

Lady Indians tip-off post-season in Forreston

  By Chris Johnson reporter Pecatonica had the advantage of having seen their post-season, opening game opponent very recently, prior to taking the floor against the Lady Cardinals in their own 3A Girls’ Basketball Regional on Wednesday, Feb. 7. The Lady Indians fell to Forreston on Tuesday, Jan. 30, 46-29. The […]

 
 

Winnebago FEE to host 23rd Annual March Madness

Winnebago FEE to host 23rd Annual March Madness

The 23rd Annual FEE March Madness dinner will be held Saturday, March 3, at Tebala Event Center in Rockford. There are many activities planned for the event including dinner catered by Machine Shed, raffles, live auction, and $10,000 in cash giveaways, including $2,000 to a single winner. Every 5th ticket […]

 
 

Students may qualify for scholarship programs through A1 Auto Transport

A-1 Auto Transport, a top car shipping and moving company out of California with services in Illinois is looking to award scholarships to eligible students in Byron, Durand, Pecatonica, Stillman Valley and Winnebago. Awarded scholarships may value at $250, $500 or $1,000 per year. A student with a GPA of […]