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Ogle County Fallen Soldiers Memorial dedicated on Veterans Day

Ogle County Fallen Soldiers Memorial dedicated on Veterans Day

By Doug Schroder Editor OGLE COUNTY – It was a beautiful, sunny, yet slightly chilly day, on Wednesday, Nov. 11 when the Ogle County Fallen Solders Memorial was dedicated on this 2015 Veterans Day. Oregon VFW Post 8739 Commander Lee Ossmann welcomed everybody as the dedication started at 10 a.m. […]

 
 

Forreston falls short in Class 1A Playoffs

By Chris Johnson Reporter FORRESTON – A home game proved to not be advantageous for the Forreston Cardinals on Saturday, Nov. 7, as they fell to the number one team in the upper bracket of the Class 1A Football Playoffs, Toulon-Stark County, 42-16. The loss closes the book on 2015 […]

 
 

Byron beats top seed, advances in 3A Playoffs

By Chris Johnson Reporter WILMINGTON – The top seed in the upper bracket of the class 3A State Tournament, the Wilmington Wildcats, fell to the Byron Tigers in the second round of the football playoffs, 42-35. With the win, the number-eight seed Tigers move on to take on number five […]

 
 

BCR makes large gift to Byron Foundation

BCR makes large gift to Byron Foundation

BYRON – The Board of Directors of Byron Community Revitalization, Inc. has voted unanimously to entrust $15,000+ to the Byron (Education) Foundation, which the foundation will earmark for scholarships to graduating Byron High School seniors. This gift, made at a special event Oct. 15, follows a vote by the BCR […]

 
 

Forreston pushed by Pecatonica in win

Forreston pushed by Pecatonica in win

By Chris Johnson Reporter PECATONICA –The Forreston Cardinals had to work hard, late, to defeat the Pecatonica Indians on Friday night, Oct. 23, as they closed the 2015 regular season with a 36-6 win and a 7-2 record, good enough for a tie for second place in the NUIC Northwest. […]

 
 

Area volleyball teams contribute to Emmalyn’s Make A Wish

Area volleyball teams contribute to Emmalyn’s Make A Wish

By Doug Schroder Editor WINNEBAGO – Emmalyn Freeze is a little girl from Mt. Morris who has some debilitating diseases that she and her family have had to deal with and will have to deal with for the rest of her life. Make A Wish Foundation volunteer Tim Charles and […]

 
 

Stillman Valley Fall Festival announces winners

STILLAMN VALLEY – The Stillman Valley Fall Festival Steering Committee would like to announce the winners from this year’s Fall Festival events. Congratulations to all of the winners! The Stillman Valley Fall Festival Parade Committee would like to thank everyone that participated in the parade. In the Business Category, the […]

 
 

Stillman Valley High School names Athletes of the Year

Stillman Valley High School names Athletes of the Year

STILMAN VALLEY – Stillman Valley High School recently named their Athletes of the Year. in the female category Sydney Shelburne was named. Sydney played volleyball, basketball, and soccer all four years and was selected to the Big Northern All-Conference Team in each season her Senior Year. Sydney earned several individual […]

 
 

Tigers hang tough as James Robinson sets state rushing record

Tigers hang tough as James Robinson sets state rushing record

By Doug Schroder Editor and Chris Johnson Reporter ROCKFORD – Crowds filled the stadium on Friday, Oct. 9, with many media on hand in anticipation, as the Byron Tigers played the Rockford Lutheran Crusaders at Rockford, while Crusader running back James Robinson had his sights set on the state record […]

 
 

Stepping Into Autumn fundraiser presented by Byron Women’s Club

Stepping Into Autumn fundraiser presented by Byron Women’s Club

By Wanda Cacciatore Byron Women’s Club BYRON – A summer of planning for the Byron Women’s Club Stepping Into Autumn major fundraiser was completed with the Sunday, Sept. 27 event. The beautiful setting of the Byron Prairie View Pavilion was transformed into an Autumn scene as guests entered the dining room featuring […]

 
 
 
 
 
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