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Byron Middle School Math Teams make math count

Byron Middle School Math Teams make math count

BMS advances to State for the 24th year! BYRON – Congratulations to Byron Middle School’s MathCounts team member Brock Wilson for taking top honors at regional competition held at Sauk Valley Community College on Saturday, Feb. 13. He will be going to state competition that will be held in Lisle […]

 
 

Byron Lady Tigers win Class 2A Title!

Byron Lady Tigers win Class 2A Title!

By Chris Johnson Reporter NORMAL – The Byron Lady Tigers are State Champions! On Saturday night, Feb. 27, the Lady Tigers faced and defeated the Teutopolis Lady Wooden Shoes, 55-43, to claim the Class 2A State of Illinois’ Girls’ Basketball Championship, on the floors of Redbird Arena, at Illinois State […]

 
 

It’s not all fame and fortune

Beyond Your Backyard By Emily Hanlin Ag Communications and Administrative Assistant Winnebago-Boone Farm Bureau   Every day, America’s farm families rise to meet the challenge of feeding and clothing the world. Yet, there tends to be a misconception attached to the American farm family. We picture a merry, relaxed, happy-go-lucky […]

 
 

Lady Tigers massacre Indians to take Byron Sectional

Lady Tigers massacre Indians to take Byron Sectional

By Doug Schroder Editor BYRON – The Byron Lady Tigers basketball team continued with it’s winning ways by taking the Byron Sectional with convincing wins over teams from Bishop McNamara and Winnebago. Byron jumped out to a big lead in the contest, but Winnebago was able to close the gap […]

 
 

Byron Lady Tigers advance to Sectional

Byron Lady Tigers advance to Sectional

By Doug Schroder Editor OREGON – Byron’s Lady Tigers used a couple to 20 point-plus runs to take the Oregon Regional on Thursday, Feb. 11. They started the game with a 23-0 run, and then they put together a 24-2 surge to start the second half. The Lady Tigers let […]

 
 

Three place in Top 5 at State

Three place in Top 5 at State

BYRON – On Thursday, Feb. 4, three Byron High School students were honored at the state landscape design banquet in Schaumburg. For only the second time in history of this contest did all three individuals from Byron place in the Top 5. Students had to complete a design based on a […]

 
 

Byron Masons planning special presentation on the Mysteries of Oak Island

Byron Masons planning special presentation on the Mysteries of Oak Island

By Doug Schroder Editor BYRON – You may have heard of the TV show on the History channel called the Mysteries of Oak Island. Oak Island sits in the Atlantic Ocean near Nova Scotia. Folklore says the island has buried treasure there. The island has many ties to the Masons, […]

 
 

Ann Haas speaks at February Lion meeting

Ann Haas speaks at February Lion meeting

STILLMAN VALLEY – Ann Haas, executive director of the Rock River Center, spoke at the February meeting of the Stillman Valley Lions. She spoke of the many services the center provides to the senior citizens of the area – Medicare counseling, transportation, education, low vision services, games, drivers ed. and […]

 
 

Commercial filmed at my parent’s house resurfaces after nearly 40 years

By Doug Schroder Editor WINNEBAGO – As many of you may already know, a local television station has been celebrating its’ 50th year in business. They have been playing film clips from the past of local commercials and television shows that were produced by the station in segments titled “A […]

 
 

Byron sophomore takes first in audio-essay competition

Byron sophomore takes first in audio-essay competition

BYRON – Kathleen Rock, a sophomore at Byron High School, was awarded first place prize at the District 6 Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) & Auxiliary “Voice of Democracy” (VOD) audio-essay competition. The awards banquet was held Saturday, Jan. 16 at the VFW Post 1461 in Belvidere, and welcomed 13 […]

 
 
 
 
 
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