The Gazette

U.S. Attorney’s Office to conducted Election Day monitoring

The U.S. Attorney’s Office monitored the federal, state and local primary elections in Rockford and surrounding communities on March 20, John R. Lausch, Jr., United States Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois, announced last Tuesday. As part of the monitoring effort, the office operated a telephone hotline for citizens […]

 
 

2018 Pec Fun Fair

2018 Pec Fun Fair

Pecatonica Cub Scout Lions Troop member Zane Krantz, was delighted to meet the Pec Lions Club Lion at the Fun Fair at Pecatonica High School on Saturday, March 10. For more community news pick up a copy of the 3/22 issue of the Gazette   

 
 

SwedishAmerican Foundation announces Caring for our Community Grant program

The SwedishAmerican Foundation is excited to announce it will award grants through its second annual Caring For Our Community grant program. The Foundation will provide financial support to not-for-profit organizations, particularly those that complement the SwedishAmerican Foundation mission and vision. The grant application will be available Thursday, March 1 through […]

 
 

Winnebago Chamber of Commerce holds awards night

Winnebago Chamber of Commerce holds awards night

By Doug Schroder, Editor The Winnebago Chamber of Commerce held their yearly awards night on Thursday, March 15, at the Seward Community Center in Seward. Guests were first treated to a scrumptious dinner from 6-7 p.m., which was catered by various businesses from Winnebago, Seward, and Durand. After dinner, Winnebago Chamber […]

 
 

Basketball fans

Basketball fans
 
 

Girl Scouts earn World Thinking Day Badge

Girl Scouts earn World Thinking Day Badge

On Feb. 21, Girl Scouts of Northern Illinois Service Unit 308 hosted their 2nd Annual World Thinking Day Event, at Pecatonica Elementary School. A total of seven troops participated in the event with each troop representing a country of their choice. The Girl Scouts earned the World Thinking Day Badge […]

 
 

Winnebago Fans Club collects shoes as a fundraiser

Winnebago Fans Club collects shoes as a fundraiser

Winnebago Fans Club is conducting a used, unwanted shoe collection drive through March 16 to raise funds to support school district athletics and activities. Funds are earned based on the number of pairs collected and submitted to Funds2Orgs. Anyone can help by donating used shoes they no longer need in […]

 
 

Sect Champs 1

Sect Champs 1

For complete game coverage and more photos pick up a copy of the March 8th Gazette    

 
 

Pec Curriculum Director thanks those who saved her life

Pec Curriculum Director thanks those who saved her life

By Doug Schroder, Editor Heather Baker, the new Curriculum Director for Pecatonica schools this year, addressed the Pecatonica School Board during their monthly meeting on Monday night, Feb. 26. She delivered a very well thought out and touching speech concerning an event that happened to her earlier in February. It was […]

 
 

Pecatonica Lions induct new members

Pecatonica Lions induct new members

The Pec Lions recently held an induction ceremony to induct two new members. Lion Carol Ingram sponsored new members Coty and Jazzma Brown. They were inducted at a February dinner meeting which also hosted District Governor Steve Boettger and wife, Lion Kelly from Kirkland. The club also presented DG Steve […]