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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
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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.

 
 

Cave Bar and Grill destroyed in three-alarm fire

Cave Bar and Grill destroyed in three-alarm fire

Fire destroyed a Byron icon on the morning of Thursday, April 19, when the Cave Bar and Grill, located in the 100 block of W. Second Street, burned in downtown Byron.

 
 

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 […]