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South Beloit resident enlists help getting donations for Miss Carly’s

South Beloit resident enlists help getting donations for Miss Carly’s

By Marianne Mueller REPORTER South Beloit resident Alice Schoonover celebrated her birthday in a unique way this year. Instead of accepting gifts she asked that donations be dropped off to her home on Sunday, Oct. 24 to be given to Miss Carly’s in Rockford. A huge wave of support came […]

 
 

Owen Blue Bonnets 4-H Club commemorate National 4-H Week

Owen Blue Bonnets 4-H Club commemorate National 4-H Week

REPORTER The local Owen Blue Bonnets 4-H Club observed national 4-H week, Oct. 4–10. To celebrate the occasion, members decorated the front window and lobby area of Macktown Insurance Agency, 301 E. Main St. in Rockton with a colorful autumn-themed display. Owen Blue Bonnets 4-H Club was founded in 1943. […]

 
 

Rockton partnering with others to bring Halloween events, safe family fun

By Marianne Mueller REPORTER The Village of Rockton is partnering with Beloit International Film Fest to bring one of many fun activities to the Stateline. On Friday evening, Oct. 30 families are invited to a Drive-In- Movie night featuring “The Goonies’ at Rockton Athletic Fields. “Adding to a fun evening […]

 
 

Vintage Shop Hop brings treasure-hunters out for a day of fun and shopping

Vintage Shop Hop brings treasure-hunters out for a day of fun and shopping

By Jean Seegers REPORTER Shoppers from as far away as northern Wisconsin and southern Illinois grabbed their maps and list of vintage shops and boutiques and headed out for a shopping trip through the country-side, Friday Oct. 2 and Saturday Oct. 3. Previously, the Vintage Shop Hop was an annual […]

 
 

Trick or treating will be allowed this year

Trick or treating will be allowed this year

Village of Rockton and Village of Roscoe Trick or Treat Hours will be from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., and South Beloit will have it from 5 to 7 p.m. For many people, autumn events like Halloween and Harvest Day are fun times to dress up in costumes, go trick-or-treating, attend parties, […]

 
 

STEM for Kids finds a permanent home

STEM for Kids finds a permanent home

  By Jean Seegers REPORTER STEM for Kids has been offering classes in STEM subjects throughout Wisconsin and Illinois for the past five years. Locally, kids in kindergarten through eighth grade have been learning through after-school programs and summer camps at Roscoe Middle School, Stephen Mack Middle School and other […]

 
 

Photogrammetry provides information for archaeological digs at Macktown Education Center

Photogrammetry provides information for archaeological digs at Macktown Education Center

By Jean Seegers REPORTER This summer, Lucas Howser, an archaeology graduate student at St. Cloud University in Minnesota, began utilizing a relatively new exploratory technique for pin-pointing excavation sites on the grounds of Macktown Living History Center, 2221 Freeport Road, Rockton. Using a drone and high-resolution digital photography, Howser was […]

 
 

Old Stone Church food pantry receives support from community through food drive

By Marianne Mueller REPORTER Based on an idea brought to life by Hannah Mayton Montgomery Financial Services, LLC organized a food drive for the Old Stone Church Food Pantry in Rockton. Food drive volunteers collected over 6,000 lbs. of non-perishable donations from the Rockton community on Saturday, Aug. 29. The […]

 
 

Roscoe Police Chief Jamie Evans welcomes new Deputy Chief Sam Hawley

Roscoe Police Chief Jamie Evans welcomes new Deputy Chief Sam Hawley

By Jean Seegers REPORTER Roscoe Police Chief Jamie Evans welcomed newly appointed Deputy Chief Sam Hawley following his virtual swearing-in ceremony during the Village meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 1. Hawley replaces former Deputy Chief Derek Lee who retired Aug. 31, after 22 years with the department. Hawley began his career […]

 
 

Elev815 spotlights HD Jameson House, Perfectly Seasoned Catering

Elev815 spotlights HD Jameson House, Perfectly Seasoned Catering

By Jean Seegers REPORTER Recently, not-for-profit organization Elev815 extended an invitation to members, families and friends to join them in a tour of the HD Jameson House in Rockton on Thursday evening, Aug. 27. Several dozen visitors had the opportunity to tour the stately home and sample tasty treats in […]

 
 
 
 
 
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