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Lady Tigers embark on spring campaign

By Chris Johnson, reporter On Monday, March 12, softball diamonds across the area that were deemed playable got the requesting visitor. The spring sports season began and the Byron Lady Tigers were one of the many teams who were looking to lace them up for the first time. They’d get their […]

 
 

68th Oregon, IL Annual Antique Show is this weekend

The Oregon Woman’s Club wants to announce their 68th annual antique show, one of the premier antiques shows in Northern Illinois. The Oregon Woman’s Club, a member of the General Federation of Woman’s Clubs, sponsors this show as a major fund raising event and uses the proceeds to help fund […]

 
 

Seven Brides for Seven Brothers

Seven Brides for Seven Brothers

 The cast from Stillman Valley High School as they practiced for the play “Seven Brides for Seven Brothers”. Performances were held at the high school this past weekend.     Pick up a copy of the 3/15 issue of the Tempo for more photos of the play

 
 

Run for the Pecatonica Library

Spring is here! Run/Walk through Pecatonica. Registration is open for the Pecatonica Library’s 23rd Annual Crooked River 5K Walk/Run & Kids Fun Run on Saturday, May 26. Guaranteed performance shirts for pre-registered participants by May 10th, age group awards, post-run water, food and chances for great door prizes. Race starts […]

 
 

Six SVHS wrestlers voted All Conference

Six SVHS wrestlers voted All Conference

The Stillman Valley High School Wrestling team continued to show its’ depth this past season with six wrestlers nominated to the Big Northern Conference All-Conference Teams. Seniors Jared Van Vleet, Drake Jennings, Sam Durfey were all voted as First team.  Junior, Dayne Thomas and Sophomore, Logan Lagerhausen were also nominated […]

 
 

Stillman Valley students selected for All-Conference Teams

Stillman Valley students selected for All-Conference Teams

All Conference selections for Girls’ Basketball and Academic Bowl were made over the weekend. For Girls’ Basketball, senior, Anna Broski was selected as 1st team All-Conference. “Throughout her Career at SVHS, Anna Broski has been an example for what all student-athletes should strive towards. Anna’s impact this season transcended athletics […]

 
 

BHS Key Club  Blood Drive a success

BHS Key Club   Blood Drive a success

  The Byron High School (BHS) Key Club Blood Drive, hosted on Wednesday, Feb. 21, at Mary Morgan Elementary School, was a major success!  Rock River Valley Blood Center (RRVBC) has said for months that donations are way down this winter due to people sick with the flu. The Byron/Stillman […]

 
 

Time to order roses from the Lions Club

Lions Rose Day is Saturday, April 14 and the final order date for purchasing roses is April 7. This year marks the 65th year for the annual fund-raising event sponsored by Lions clubs. Proceeds from the sale of roses go to Lions work for sight and hearing impairments in adults […]

 
 

Meridian works through alarming threat

At approximately 11:30 a.m. on Friday morning, Feb. 23, SVHS administration was made aware of a threatening message posted in a student bathroom. SVHS administration immediately contacted District Office and the Ogle County Sheriff’s Department. Administration and the Sheriff’s Department conferred and determined that an immediate lockdown was not necessary. […]

 
 

Byron School District Board approves new Superintendent

Byron School District Board approves new Superintendent

At the Feb. 22, 2018 Board Meeting, the Byron Board of Education approved a three-year contract for Mr. Buster Barton to become their next superintendent. Mr. Barton is currently the principal of Mary Morgan Elementary School in Byron. Prior to that, he served the Byron District as an assistant principal, […]