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Ready… Set… Grow at the 2015 Gardening Day

Ready… Set… Grow at the 2015 Gardening Day

DIXON – Top of FormAdd a “spring” to your step at the 2015 Ready… Set…Grow gardening workshop, on Saturday, March 14 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Sauk Valley Community College in Dixon. Join the Master Gardeners of Carroll, Lee, Ogle, and Whiteside counties in cooperation with Sauk Valley […]

 
 

Monroe Center teachers continuing education and increasing student achievement

MONROE CENTER – Five teachers from Monroe Center School had the opportunity to continue their education by enrolling in the Library of Congress Teaching with Primary Sources (TPS) Train the Trainer program offered through the Barat Education Foundation this past summer. Through this class, each of these teachers became a […]

 
 

Boot Scootin’ Seniors featured at Women’s Club luncheon

Boot Scootin’ Seniors featured at Women’s Club luncheon

Submitted By Wanda Cacciatore Byron Women’s Club  BYRON – In planning the program subjects for the nine Luncheon/Meetings for the Byron Women’s Club each season, an attempt is made to include a program pertaining to healthy lifestyle. This year’s Boot Scootin’ Seniors through the auspices of the Rock River Center […]

 
 

Ribbon Cutting and Open House held for new Byron chiropractor

Ribbon Cutting and Open House held for new Byron chiropractor

BYRON – The Byron Chamber of Commerce held a Ribbon Cutting and Open House on Wednesday, Feb. 4 at Ogle County Chiropractic Center, Inc. located at 137 N Walnut St., Suite 5/PO Box 969 Byron, IL 61010. Dr. Amanda Jennings has been a chiropractor since 2010. She graduated from National […]

 
 

Abby Alton wins hearts of American Idol judges, proceeds to Hollywood

Abby Alton wins hearts of American Idol judges, proceeds to Hollywood

By Jean Seegers Reporter  Abby Alton will be appearing in the Hononegah High School production “The Wizard of Oz.”  She plays a tree. She is looking forward to the March 14 production. She is also looking forward to a visit to Hollywood, where she will vie for a spot on […]

 
 

Dr. Cates celebrates 30 years of chiropractic service

Dr. Cates celebrates 30 years of chiropractic service

OGLE COUNTY – Dr. Jeffrey Cates and the Oregon Chiropractic Clinic are celebrating 30 years of service in Oregon, IL. Dr. Cates grew up in Byron, and graduated from Byron High School. He graduated from Palmer College of Chiropractic in 1983 after which he studied and practiced in Scandinavia. He […]

 
 

Byron ends Fostiak suit with small settlement

 BYRON – The Byron Board of Education voted unanimously Wednesday to pay dismissed superintendent Margaret Fostiak approximately $165,000 from the District’s tort fund and approximately $35,000 to be paid by the District’s insurance carrier (for a maximum total one-time payment of $200,000.) The agreement represents considerably less than one year […]

 
 

A reunion turned into a fond farewell

A reunion turned into a fond farewell

By Doug Schroder Editor  WINNEBAGO – In the Dec. 25, 2014 edition of the Gazette the front page story was about three Winnebago grads (Mindy DalSanto, Dawn Monge, and Doug Schroder) reunited through the Sun Seekers Lighting Girls via the Harlem Globetrotters game on Dec. 27 (see page 10 to […]

 
 

OCSWMD offers Waste Reduction and Recycling Grants

OGLE COUNTY – Does your organization want to go “green” and help to keep refuse out of the landfill? The Ogle County Solid Waste Management Department (OCSWMD) is announcing the first round of Waste Reduction/ Recycling Grants for 2015. The grants of up to $2,000 are available to Ogle County […]

 
 

Ogle County Fair has a successful year!

Ogle County Fair has a successful year!

OGLE COUNTY – The Ogle County Fair Association held its annual meeting Saturday Nov. 8, 2014 at the Ogle County Farm Bureau auditorium with many 4-H and Adult Volunteers, Fair Association members and Board members present. The Annual meeting is held each year to review the past year’s Fair and elect new Directors. Harlan […]