The Gazette

More success to come for local band Desolation Row

More success to come for local band Desolation Row

By Doug Schroder Editor BYRON – Local band Desolation Row’s CD release party at the Union Bar and Grill in Byron, on Saturday, Jan. 24, brought to fruition five years of work for these guys from Winnebago and Stillman Valley. The band has gone through a change or two since […]

 
 

Pasta dinner held to benefit VetsRoll

WINNEBAGO – VetsRoll is a program offered by Finnegan’s RV of South Beloit that offers a 4 day bus trip to 100 WWII and Korean era veterans to Washington DC. There is absolutely no cost to them, so to help offset some of the cost we are hosting a fundraiser […]

 
 

Pecatonica High brings home Committee’s Choice Award

Pecatonica High brings home Committee’s Choice Award

By Doug Schroder Editor ROCKFORD – The Pecatonica High School Snow Sculpting team brought home the Committee’s Choice Award this past Saturday, Jan.17, at the Illinois Snow Sculpting Contest held at Sinnissppi Park in Rockford. Their entry was title “Off the Rails” and looked like an old fashion steam locomotive. […]

 
 

Man charged with sex abuse at Winnebago day care

Man charged with sex abuse at Winnebago day care

By Doug Schroder Editor  WINNEBAGO – Winnebago County State’s Attorney Joe Bruscato announced charges on Thursday, Jan. 15, against 51-year old Winnebago resident David Seaton for aggravated criminal sex abuse that occurred at Pam’s Daycare, a day care owned by Seaton’s wife, Pamela. The sex-abuse allegation was made to the Illinois Department of Children […]

 
 

Governor-elect Rauner makes stop in Byron on ‘Ready to Work Tour”

Governor-elect Rauner makes stop in Byron on ‘Ready to Work Tour”

By Doug Schroder Editor  BYRON – Days before he was set to take office, Republican Governor-elect Bruce Rauner flew into several of Illinois’ smaller and midsized communities on Friday, Jan. 9 and Saturday, Jan. 10. Rauner’s team dubbed it the “Ready to Work Tour.” He started the two-day tour with […]