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Sue Buntjer receives Individual Excellence in Outstanding Programming Award

Sue Buntjer receives Individual Excellence in Outstanding Programming Award

University of Illinois Extension would like to congratulate Sue Buntjer on receiving the Individual Excellence in Outstanding Programming award at the statewide Illinois Nutrition Education Program (INEP) conference in Champaign. The award recognizes excellence in overall work performance meeting the needs of targeted audiences with nutrition and healthy-lifestyle education. Sue […]

 
 

Forreston finds the Final Four with big victory

Forreston finds the Final Four with big victory

By Chris Johnson Sports Correspondent The Forreston Cardinals are in Ottawa this weekend and sit one game away from a visit to Champaign and a shot at the Class 1A Title. On Saturday, Nov. 12, the Cardinals displaced the Lena-Winslow Panthers from the ranks of qualifiers by a final score […]

 
 

Phi Theta Kappa inducts nine new members into international honor society

Phi Theta Kappa inducts nine new members into international honor society

Highland Community College’s chapter of the international honor society, Phi Theta Kappa (PTK), inducted nine new members during a recent ceremony held in the HCC Student/Conference Center. PTK is the official honor society for two-year colleges and is the oldest and largest honor society serving students at two-year colleges. To […]

 
 

Sons and Daughters of the American Revolution announce award recipients

Sons and Daughters of the American Revolution announce award recipients

Stillman Valley High School is proud to announce the recipients of the 2016-2017 Sons and Daughters of the American Revolution Awards. The winner of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) award is Taylor Lewin, and the winner of the Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) award is Braeton McKenzie. […]

 
 

Cardinals win and prepare for Le-Win

Cardinals win and prepare for Le-Win

By Chris Johnson Sports Correspondent Stark County faced a Forreston team that was nothing like the one they defeated last year in the IHSA State Football Playoffs. The Rebels weren’t ready for the newer and stronger version and were rolled 43-14 and sent out of the Class 1A Tournament with […]

 
 

New Fire Chief

New Fire Chief
 
 

Mission completed

Mission completed

By Doug Schroder Editor After 108 years it can finally be said that the Chicago Cubs are World Series Champions. Like the characters Jake and Elwood Blues from the movie “The Blues Brothers”, it can be said the Cubs were on a mission from God. First, the Cubs came back […]

 
 

Meridian School District implements emergency epinephrine policy

Meridian School District implements emergency epinephrine policy

Meridian CUSD #223 will now keep emergency EpiPens at each school in the district. EpiPens deliver a dose of a medication called epinephrine that can counteract the symptoms of a severe allergic reaction, known as anaphylaxis. Anaphylaxis is life-threatening if it is left untreated. If an emergency arises in which […]

 
 

Records set as Cardinals soar in Class 1A Tournament

Records set as Cardinals soar in Class 1A Tournament

By Chris Johnson Sports Correspondent An amazing offensive night, with historic significance, greeted the Forreston Cardinals in their opening round clash with the Wildcats of Chicago Luther North. With the final score of 67-0 in the books and a total of 717 yards recorded on the field, the two-seed pushed […]

 
 

Tigers playoff trek turns towards Wilmington

Tigers playoff trek turns towards Wilmington

By Chris Johnson Sports Correspondent An amazing glimpse at the remaining field in the upper bracket of the 2016 Class 3A State Tournament should bring a sense of realized accomplishment for Byron Tigers’ faithful. Following a 44-14 win over 12-seed Eureka in the opening round of the football playoffs, the […]