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U of I Extension to hold Winterfest 2020

U of I Extension to hold Winterfest 2020

The annual Winterfest 2020 will be on Saturday, Jan. 18. University of Illinois Extension and DeKalb County Forest Preserve collaborate each year to offer a day for families to get outside, have fun, and explore an enjoyable destination. Winterfest is from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and is held at […]

 
 

It’s a new decade and new location for First Fridays

It’s a new decade and new location for First Fridays

First Fridays Open Stage Music Show will open a new decade at 7 p.m. on Jan. 3 by returning to a very popular earlier location at the Oregon VFW Club. The Oregon VFW is located at the west edge of Oregon (IL Rte. 64 and Oregon Trail Rd). Musician’s drawing […]

 
 

Byron Station employees donate $185,000 to community organizations through employee giving campaign; Nuclear plant workers also distributed food and children’s gifts for Christmas

Byron Station employees donate $185,000 to community organizations through employee giving campaign; Nuclear plant workers also distributed food and children’s gifts for Christmas

Exelon Generation employees and the Exelon Foundation are donating more than $4.6 million to support charitable organizations in the communities around its power plants. Employees pledged more than $3.1 million to 849 different charities in their local communities this year. And for every dollar employees pledged, the Exelon Foundation donated […]

 
 

Cardinal Community Christmas announces winners of 8th annual tree decorating contest

Cardinal Community Christmas announces winners of 8th annual tree decorating contest

Stillman Valley held its eighth annual Tree Decorating Contest in conjunction with the Cardinal Community Christmas event in downtown Stillman Valley on Sunday, Dec. 8. There were 28 groups that participated, including local schools, businesses and community organizations. Each year, cash prizes are awarded in four categories based on Creativity/Originality, […]

 
 

State Scholars

State Scholars

SUBMITTED PHOTO Tempo Congratulations to Stillman Valley High Schools 13 seniors who have received the honor of IL State Scholars: Paxton Barrett, Paige Broski, Adrianne Hall, William “Lucas” Havens, Haylee King, Grant McClendon, Brooke Mickey, Alysa Morrison, Alexis Reisinger, Ashley Rhodes, Holland Smits, Emma Thurow and Alexandra Tomlitz.

 
 

Byron High School congratulates ILMEA All-State Musicians

Five Byron Music Students were selected to participate in the 2020 Illinois Music Education Association (ILMEA) All-State Festival. The Festival will take place on Jan. 29-Feb 1, in Peoria. ILMEA sponsors District and All-State competitions for the State of Illinois. Illinois is divided into nine districts. Byron is located in […]

 
 

Farm economy continues to concern Illinois farmers

The annual Illinois Farm Bureau Annual Meeting member survey reflected three overwhelming themes: Farmers have less optimism for 2020; there is a profound need to regain lost export demand; and building new global markets is vital for the future. “In 2019, farmers were challenged with historic flooding, delayed planting and […]

 
 

Ogle County offering Christmas tree recycling

The Ogle County Solid Waste Management Department (OCSWMD) will once again partner with units of local government and certain high school Future Farmers of America (FFA) chapters to conduct the annual Christmas tree collection and recycling program. Since the program began in 1999, there have been over 15,000 trees collected, […]

 
 

Byron musicians recognized

Byron musicians recognized

SUBMITTED PHOTO Tempo Congratulations to the following musicians on their selection to the All-State Music ensembles and Future Music Educators Seminar: Nate Dyck – Orchestra (French Horn); Ryer Christian – Band (Tuba); Hope Cornett – Future Music Educators; Isaac Mondello – Honors All-State Choir; Jaidyn Newton – All-State Choir. They […]

 
 

Byron brings home second for the second straight year

Byron brings home second for the second straight year

By Doug Schroder CORRESPONDENT For the Byron Tigers football team there was no partying like it was 1999 as they succumbed, 46-42, to the Williamsville Bullets in the IHSA 3A title game on Friday, Nov. 29, at Huskies Stadium in Dekalb. It was Byron’s second straight trip to the Class […]

 
 
 
 
 
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