The Gazette

“Scuba Steve” tanked temporarily by Pecatonica Committee of the Whole

By Chris Johnson Reporter PECATONICA – The Pecatonica Committee of the Whole, meeting in regular session on Thursday, July 2, discussed the need to follow regulations and schedule an inspection of the municipal water tower. Village President Dan Barber, acting in the capacity as Committee Member, discussed the importance of […]

 
 

Winnebago 4th of July Parade

Winnebago 4th of July Parade
 
 

Mosquitoes send social media abuzz in Pecatonica

By Chris Johnson Reporter PECATONICA – It didn’t take much more than a community of concerned residents as well as a social media influence that pushed the Pecatonica Committee of the Whole into action. Based on how the Committee System is set up, the Chairman of each specific committee, within […]

 
 

Durand School Board meets at Dolan Campus

By Chris Johnson Reporter DURAND – The Durand School Board chose a change of venue for its Monday night regular meeting. Generally held in the primary campus, the June 29 visit between Trustees and School Superintendent Kurt Alberstett was held at the Dolan Education Center. Board members elected to facilitate […]

 
 

Local Man learns to be a trainer for Citizens Emergency Response Team

Local Man learns to be a trainer for Citizens Emergency Response Team

  WINNEBAGO – Citizens Emergency Response (CERT) Team Member Eric Hipp recently completed the CERT train the Trainer class. Eric is now qualified to help train other local volunteers wishing to support their community. “This is really great that Eric has completed the train the trainer class. We have a […]

 
 

The Pecatonica-Winnebago rivalry was renewed in Glory Days game

The Pecatonica-Winnebago rivalry was renewed in Glory Days game

By Doug Schroder Editor PECATONICA – The Glory Days football game between alumni football players from Pecatonica and Winnebago High Schools, in Pecatonica on Saturday, June 20, renewed the gridiron rivalry there once was between these two schools. I remember looking at the Pec-Bago rivalry like a Bears-Packers rivalry. At […]

 
 

Durand School Board discusses plans for Summer Session

By Chris Johnson Reporter DURAND – The Durand School Board met on Monday, June 8 to discuss their plans for the summer and the assistance they will need in order to perform operations as the education process continues for some students and in some cases, some instructors will also continue […]

 
 

Six area people enjoy 2015 VetsRoll trip

Six area people enjoy 2015 VetsRoll trip

Submitted By Mary Gross VetsRoll Medical Team WINNEBAGO – Two-hundred WWII and Korean War Veterans were treated to a four day, all expense paid, bus trip to Washington DC, courtesy of VetsRoll, from May 17 to May 20. It was a chance for them to see their memorials and share stories […]

 
 

New Board of Education sworn in and seated

New Board of Education sworn in and seated

By Brett Miller Reporter WINNEBAGO – The School Board gathered to discuss election results at a special meeting Monday, May 4. The Board had four open seats, and four applicants applied for the available positions. Dennis Daly, Todd France, and Nichole Smith (all previous members) were sworn in and seated […]

 
 

Citizens salute Servicemen during Pecatonica Memorial Day Parade

By Doug Schroder Editor and Chris Johnson Reporter PECATONICA – Applause greeted servicemen as they patrolled north along Main Street during the Memorial Day parade in Pecatonica on Monday, May 25. Wave after wave of those who served, from their time in Korea to those currently serving, accepted ovations as […]