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South Beloit City Council gets down to business

South Beloit City Council gets down to business By Margaret Downing REPORTER At the Feb. 4 South Beloit City Council, commissioners dealt with a number of issues: A resolution for engineering services with Fehr Graham Engineering, and an ordinance relating to alcoholic beverages were laid over until the Feb. 18 […]

 
 

Trivia Night furthers educational needs in Rockton School District

Trivia Night furthers educational needs in Rockton School District By Marianne Mueller REPORTER Teams of eight assembled at Stephen Mack Middle School on Saturday evening, Feb.2 ready to test their knowledge at the 2019 R.E.E.F Trivia night ready to have fun in the name of educational opportunities. Larry Schubert kept […]

 
 

First Place Winners at the R.E.E.F Trivia Night

First Place Winners at the R.E.E.F Trivia Night

MARIANNE MUELLER PHOTOS The Herald The “Lowslearners Team emerged as the first place winner at the 2019 R.E.E.F Trivia Night. Each was awarded a specialized T-shirt, a trophy and a squeeze brain.

 
 

Community Foundation awards RVC Grant for Coding Workshops

Community Foundation awards RVC Grant for Coding Workshops Rock Valley College is proud to announce it has received a $30,000 grant for “Ozobot: Learn Coding with Robots” workshops. The grant was awarded with support from the Barber-Colman Management Fund of the Community Foundation of Northern Illinois. “Ozobot: Learn Coding with […]

 
 

Miss Andrea’s Dance Factory Rocks Out To Win

Miss Andrea’s Dance Factory rocks out to win, moves into next phase of competition By Marianne Mueller REPORTER Miss Andrea’s Dance Factory exhibited the best of dancing skills at the Midwest Starz Competition in the Wisconsin Dells on Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 26 and 27. Sixty dancers shined in the […]

 
 

2019 Midwest Starz Competition

2019 Midwest Starz Competition

SUBMITTED PHOTO The Herald Sixty dancers from Miss Andrea’s Dance Factory competed in the 2019 Midwest Starz competition in the Wisconsin Dells on Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 26 and 27. Team members earned and brought home a variety of trophies in different classes of dance.

 
 

South Beloit now has its own full time detective

South Beloit now has its own full time detective By Margaret Downing REPORTER Commissioners at South Beloit’s Jan. 22 council meeting heard from Police Chief Patrick Hoey that his department “has started off the new-year fully staffed and with a full time detective,” and also noted that the department’s sergeants […]

 
 

Rockton Historic Preservation Commission welcomes public to special presentation

Rockton Historic Preservation Commission welcomes public to special presentation By Marianne Mueller REPORTER The public was welcomed to a special educational presentation on Wednesday evening, Jan. 16 at the former Inspired Art Studio in downtown Rockton. Village Planning and Development Administrator, Tricia Diduch gave the background of Rockton’s Historic Preservation […]

 
 

Darius Bryjka Speaks To Rockton Residents

Darius Bryjka Speaks To Rockton Residents

Darius Bryjka, Project Reviewer of the Illinois State Historic Preservation Office and IL. Department of Natural Resources spoke to Rockton residents in detail about preserving and restoration of buildings.

 
 

Teen center receives generous donation from Rubin Fund

Teen center receives generous donation from Rubin Fund

SUBMITTED PHOTO The Herald The Salvation Army of Winnebago County received a $15,000 grant for The Salvation Army Tabernacle & YMCA Teen Center from the Community Foundation. The Salvation Army of Winnebago County is proud to announce it has received a $15,000 grant for The Salvation Army Tabernacle & YMCA […]