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Triathlon and Kids Fit n’Fun fair brought out best of fun, competition and education

Triathlon and Kids Fit n’Fun fair brought out best of fun, competition and education

By Marianne Mueller Reporter ROSCOE – Three hours of action kicked off with the Prairie Triathlon at North Pointe. This sprint distance triathlon began with Swimmers hitting the pool to complete a 350-yard swim. After finishing laps entrants headed to a path surrounded by beautiful prairie land. On the path […]

 
 

Trustees approve plan for a need assessment regarding Roscoe Police Department

By Jean Seegers Reporter ROSCOE – Repair and refurbish the Roscoe Police Department, or tear it down and build a new station at a new location. Those are the options that have been under discussion for the past year. The question may be put to rest in a few months. […]

 
 

Citizens salute Servicemen during Pecatonica Memorial Day Parade

By Doug Schroder Editor & Chris Johnson Reporter PECATONICA – Applause greeted servicemen as they patrolled north along Main Street during the Memorial Day parade in Pecatonica on Monday, May 25. Wave after wave of those who served, from their time in Korea to those currently serving, accepted ovations as […]

 
 

Boy Scout Troop 643 – A special troop for special young men

By Jean Seegers Reporter  ROSCOE – Twenty eight years ago, Jenny Bevans, the mother of two girls, was an active Girl Scout leader. When her daughters grew up and aged out of the troop, she found she missed the scouting experience. Bevans learned about a unique Special Needs Boy Scout […]

 
 

Whitman Post POP Art showcased talents of students

Whitman Post POP Art showcased talents of students

By Marianne Mueller Reporter  ROCKTON – Colorful pictures hung from hallways of Whitman Post Elementary School. In another section of the school various styles of POP Art (popular art) carried many elements of surprise on Wednesday, May 6. This year’s art show focused on the Art and History of video […]

 
 

Stories of Wagon Wheel told in pictures

Stories of Wagon Wheel told in pictures

By Marianne Mueller Reporter  ROCKTON – Vivid images of the former Wagon Wheel Resort flashed across a screen as Wagon Wheel Historian, Gary Glaser took everyone back in time. The Rockton Township Historical Society Green Street Museum welcomed a full house on April 26. “This presentation came from suggestions made […]

 
 

Roscoe Middle School hosts Fine Arts Festival, band, choir concert

Roscoe Middle School hosts Fine Arts Festival, band, choir concert

By Jean Seegers Reporter  ROSCOE – Family members and friends of Roscoe Middle School students filled the gymnasium, common area and hallways on Wednesday evening, April 22 to view art projects, and listen to the school choir and band. Music teacher Diane Boelte, directed the sixth grade Band, RMS Jazz […]

 
 

Roscoe Troop 620 Boy Scout to receive Eagle Scout rank

Roscoe Troop 620 Boy Scout to receive Eagle Scout rank

Roscoe – Brett Jones of Roscoe, Illinois has earned the highest advancement award the Boy Scouts of America offers to Scouts, the Eagle Scout Award. Jones will be recognized in a ceremony on Saturday, April 18, at 1 p.m. at Willowbrook Middle School in South Beloit, Ill.. A member of […]

 
 

Cross and Crown Lutheran Church hosts egg hunt with a twist

Cross and Crown Lutheran Church hosts egg hunt with a twist

By Jean Seegers Reporter  ROSCOE – Traditionally, Easter Egg Hunts involve children collecting as many Easter eggs as they can fit in their baskets. The annual event at Cross and Crown Lutheran Church in Roscoe did things a little different this year. On Saturday, April 4, volunteers colored, numbered and […]

 
 

Old Settler’s Days to welcome country favorites ‘Big and Rich’

Old Settler’s Days to welcome country favorites ‘Big and Rich’

ROCKTON – Big and Rich is coming to the 2015 Old Settler’s Days (OSD) festival main stage on June, 20. This is one many highlights of the OSD kick-off party on March 26. An electrifying atmosphere surrounded fibs as Rockton Lion’s Club President Kerri Wallace joined Steve Summers and the […]

 
 
 
 
 
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