The Gazette

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 […]

 
 

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 […]

 
 

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 […]