The Gazette

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 […]

 
 

American Red Cross responds to flooding across northern Illinois

People affected by flooding can call 872-215-1579 for resources Red Cross volunteers are actively providing assistance to those affected by the flooding across northern Illinois. People affected by flooding can call 872-215-1579 for resources. On Sunday March 4, the Red Cross conducted disaster assessment home visits in the Taylor Park […]

 
 

Big second half run leads ‘Bago to win regional title

Big second half run leads ‘Bago to win regional title

By Doug Schroder, Editor For much of the game against the Rockford Christian Royal Lions on Friday, Feb. 23, the Winnebago Indians found themselves trailing. The Royal Lions started off with a hot hand, draining multiple treys and finding easy layups. After one period of play the Indians found themselves down […]

 
 

Pecatonica Township looking to make changes

By Chris Johnson, reporter All four Trustees from Pecatonica Township and Supervisor Joe Musso haven’t been on the same page lately and that has caused a lot of concern for some residents. Some things aren’t getting done that need to be done and certain things have to happen to try to […]