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Meridian School District budgeting time

By Chris Johnson News Correspondent According to State Statute, Meridian School District was required to have its annual Property Tax Levy-request for funds on file no later than Tues. Dec. 27, 2016. The time to work through budgets is here now, as the District’s second semester begins. The focus on […]

 
 

Byron busy balancing budgets

By Chris Johnson News Correspondent To many people the past holiday season has been described as the most wonderful time of the year. Holiday exchanges and greetings of well-wishes are a big part of the celebration. For various taxpayer-supported entities it’s also a great time of year. It’s the time […]

 
 

Byron HS Key Club is earning funds for trip to Florida on Spring Break

Byron HS Key Club is earning funds for trip to Florida on Spring Break

Submitted by Michelle Albert Byron HS Key Club Faculty Advisor The Byron High School (BHS) Key Club, a student-led leadership and service organization, will be spending their Spring Break on a mission trip to northwestern Florida; a volunteer opportunity of Education, Discovery & Service through Outreach. Our children, our communities […]

 
 

Stillman Bank’s annual Christmas food drive a huge success

Stillman Bank’s annual Christmas food drive a huge success

In conjunction with Stillman Bank’s annual Christmas Open House, the bank also held a food drive to benefit area families this Christmas. 905 pounds of non-perishable food items were collected during the weeklong event. Now in its seventh year, the bank’s annual food drive has collected almost 8,500 pounds of […]

 
 

Byron Board nails down budget blueprint

By Chris Johnson News Correspondent Making a decision on how much money would be asked for to prepare for the upcoming fiscal year was addressed by members of the Byron City Council during its Dec. 7 scheduled meeting. Action on the tax levy entered the solidification stage. With the City […]

 
 

Byron Board aware of possible teacher decisions

By Chris Johnson News Correspondent Certain conditions must be met before a strike involving certain taxpayer-supported employees can occur. Part of the process is organization. Another part of the process is notification of intent. Situations can appear where the possibility of a stoppage of work is a reality. Steps are […]

 
 

Donation to the firefighters

Donation to the firefighters
 
 

Byron claims championship in Forreston Tournament

Byron claims championship in Forreston Tournament

By Chris Johnson Sports Correspondent There comes a time in a season when a team has to realize they can still get things in order and pursue a dream. Many of those dreams for members of the Byron boys’ basketball team begin with playing well each night and preparing for […]

 
 

Frosty the Snowman saves Little Bear from the Wicked Witch

By Doug Schroder Editor When my daughter was just a toddler I used to tell her stories at bedtime. The stories I told her were ones that I’d make up off the cuff. I’d use characters from other popular children’s stories and mix them together to form somewhat of a […]

 
 

Flynn receives Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership Award

Flynn receives Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership Award

Connor Flynn, a sophomore at Stillman Valley High School, is the recipient of the Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership Award. Connor was selected based on his essay and the leadership he demonstrates at SVHS. Connor will represent SVHS at the State Leadership Seminar in Chicago this summer where he will have […]