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Meridian School Nurses reach out

Meridian School Nurses reach out

submitted photo Tempo Health Services personnel from the Meridian School District wants students to know how much they miss them.  

 
 

Pig Tales: Students learn about swine with Ag in the Classroom

Pig Tales: Students learn about swine with Ag in the Classroom

First grade students at Forreston learned how and why pigs are raised. A month ago we weren’t talking about a possible shortage of pork products. It’s not because the farms have stopped raising pigs rather a shortage of workers. It takes a lot of people at the facilities that harvest […]

 
 

Drive-thru library

Drive-thru library

submitted photo Tempo Huge success with the Meridian School District’s first drive through library. Over 76 students requesting books and over 186 books that went out. All precautions were taken with sanitized books in bags, social distancing, and everything recommended to be safe. Thank you, Mrs. Brooks!

 
 

Business open in Byron, but call ahead

By Chris Johnson REPORTER Citizens across the community of Byron have found their regular daily actions impacted as a result of the fear of spread of infection of Covid19. The respiratory assailant has claimed tens of thousands of lives across the globe already and in Ogle County as in counties […]

 
 

Byron Public Library offers assistance during shutdown

Due to the shelter in place order issued by the state of Illinois, the Byron Public Library is completely closed until further notice. Due dates have been extended by our library system so there is no need to worry about late fees! Practice social distancing and stay safe, everyone! Be […]

 
 

Ogle County 4-H Carnival winners announced

Ogle County 4-H Carnival winners announced

The Ogle County 4-H Federation hosted its annual 4-H Penny Carnival at the Blackhawk Center in Oregon on March 7. Penny Carnival is much like a fun fair, but features games dreamed up and designed by the 4-H clubs in the county. Twelve of the counties 14 clubs participated, dreaming […]

 
 

Byron Women’s Club names Woman of Year

Byron Women’s Club names Woman of Year

The Byron Women’s Club has named Kathy Johnson as its 2019 Woman of the Year. Kathy is a “quiet server,” called from the beginning, she started her career as a nurse and expanded into many areas of leadership in the medical field. She and her husband, Dave of 49 years, […]

 
 

Gehrke siblings recognized as District FFA winners

Gehrke siblings recognized as District FFA winners

Renee Gehrke was selected as the District FFA Proficiency Winner in Diversified Agriculture. Renee is a member of the Byron FFA Chapter of the Illinois Association FFA. Illinois FFA recognizes students in 50 different areas based on their work-based learning, also known as Supervised Agricultural Experiences or SAE. FFA members […]

 
 

Cardinals complete season in Winnebago

By Chris Johnson REPORTER At the start of each season there are a lot of hopes shared by a lot of student athletes about what could be waiting before the late February games arrive. For Stillman Valley High School’s boys’ basketball team, it was understood that no matter what happened […]

 
 

Byron Forest Preserve District to offer lecture

Byron Forest Preserve District to offer lecture

The Byron Forest Preserve District will be hosting the fourth of their 2020 Winter Lecture Series Life through the Lens of Kodak: The History of Personal Photography on Sunday, March 1 starting at 2 p.m. at the Jarrett Prairie Center Museum located at 7993 North River Road in Byron. Chicago actor […]

 
 
 
 
 
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