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Stateline Baseball Coach’s Clincher Tournament to benefit Greg Lindmark Foundation

Stateline Baseball Coach’s Clincher Tournament to benefit Greg Lindmark Foundation

By Jean Seegers REPORTER Greg Lindmark retired as a Rockford Police Officer after 29 years on the force.He went on to become chief investigator for the Winnebago County States Attorney’s Office.His next plan was to move to Door County with his wife following his second retirement. Instead, Lindmark took his […]

 
 

Winnebago County Health Dept. reports one West Nile Virus positive mosquito pool

The Winnebago County Health Department announced that they have one positive mosquito pool with West Nile Virus (WNV) in the 61073 Zip Code, which is in the Roscoe area. There are no human cases to report. “At this time, WNV is presumed to be present throughout Winnebago County, and appropriate […]

 
 

HHS students get ready for INCubator Program Pitch Night

HHS students get ready for INCubator Program Pitch Night

JEAN SEEGERS PHOTOSThe Herald Julien Brown is going it alone with a computer tech business – Apex Computers he has launched through the Hononegah High School INCubator program. The program started three years ago and has been successful in giving students the opportunity to learn all aspects of starting a […]

 
 

South Beloit council welcomes replacement commissioner

At the May 15 South Beloit City Council meeting, commissioners voted to bring former Commissioner Sonya Baden onboard to fill out the remaining term of Commissioner Jeff Redieske, who recently resigned because he relocated out of the city. When the late Mayor Mike Duffy unexpectedly died, Alice Schoonover was appointed […]

 
 

From home brewer to craft brewery: South Beloit brewer starts company

From home brewer to craft brewery: South Beloit brewer starts company

An area man’s passion for beer turned a weekend hobby into one of the Stateline’s newest craft breweries. “We are the essence of the craft brew revolution,” Jim Goecks owner of Off-Kilter Brewing said. ‘We are a small company that grew from the home brewer dream of becoming something more.” […]

 
 

Harmony for Hunger concert sends messages of hope

By Marianne Mueller REPORTER Hours of gospel music sent messages of hope at this year’s Harmony for Hunger con. The Hononegah High School’s Performing Arts Center stage came alive on Friday evening, April 21. John Tallacksen of 88.3 WFEN-Gospel Country returned as the events emcee. He gave special recognition to […]

 
 

Shirland School’s Music Man Jr. produced great fun, brilliant storytelling

Shirland School’s Music Man Jr. produced great fun, brilliant storytelling

By Marianne Mueller REPORTER Only seconds after the curtain rose audiences were hooked on Shirland School’s production of the Music Man Jr.Directed by Dawn Heavilin high energy performances were given by 60 students, ages ranging from third to eighth grade every students displayed great talent in unfolding this fun, lighthearted […]

 
 

Women facing MS share stories prior to 2017 MS Walk

By Marianne Mueller REPORTER Multiple Sclerosis may exhibit early symptoms such as tingling, numbness in the limbs, or in more severe cases loss of vision may occur. The progress, severity and specific symptoms of MS are unpredictable and vary from one person to another. MS affects the central nervous system […]

 
 

Scott Sanders selected as new Roscoe Village Administrator

Scott Sanders selected as new Roscoe Village Administrator

By Jean Seegers REPORTER After serving two years as the Roscoe Village Administrator, Pat De Graves resigned last December. In February, 2017, village trustees began their search for a new administrator. After sorting through 20 applications and interviewing the three final candidates, the board decided to choose one of their […]

 
 

Rockton Historical hosts nostalgic tribute to ‘Dollar-A-Day Boys’

Rockton Historical hosts nostalgic tribute to ‘Dollar-A-Day Boys’

By Jean Seegers REPORTER Rockton Township Historical Society, Talcott Free Library and Friends of Talcott Library hosted author, songwriter and filmmaker Bill Jamerson who provided a nostalgic look at the 1930’s Federal Work Program – The Civilian Conservation Corps ( CCC). The program was held April 6, at the historical […]