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Entrepreneurial Incubator Program at HHS going strong

Entrepreneurial Incubator Program at HHS going strong

By Jean Seegers Reporter ROCKTON – There is a quote on the wall in Jason Brunke’s classroom at Hononegah High School that reads “The Best Way to Predict the Future is to Create It.” The quote is attributed to Peter Drucker, American management consultant, educator and author. Students in the […]

 
 

Rockton residents give gift to police department

Rockton residents give gift to police department

ROCKTON – In Mid-October, Rockton residents Eric and Rebecca Baker contacted Rockton Police Deputy Chief Hollinger. Eric owns EB Mechanical in Loves Park. EB Mechanical is a commercial heating and air conditioning company based in Loves Park.  www.eb-mech.com/ Eric wanted to show his appreciation of the Rockton Police Department by […]

 
 

NorthPointe offers Luminary Walk, holiday event

NorthPointe offers Luminary Walk, holiday event

ROSCOE – NorthPointe Health and Wellness is doubling the fun this year. NorthPointe Health and NorthPointe Terrace are teaming up to bring you and your family an evening of holiday fun in two different buildings. The campus is hosting an Anniversary Celebration on Thursday, Dec. 10 from 4:30 to 7 […]

 
 

Rockton Christmas Walk lights up downtown Rockton on Dec. 5

The Stateline area’s original downtown Christmas celebration continues the holiday tradition. ROCKTON –The Stateline Chamber is proud to bring the 31st Annual Rockton Christmas Walk – Presented by Gary J. Bach Agency – to Rockton’s famously beautiful downtown district. Over the years this event has grown and become a family […]

 
 

Roscoe man, his son killed in house fire

Roscoe man, his son killed in house fire

ROSCOE – Harlem Roscoe Firefighters were dispatched at 12:58am on Nov. 6 for a house fire at 8438 Elevator Road. Upon arrival of first units there were severe fire conditions found on the first floor of a two story single family residence. Additional assistance was requested from MABAS. There were five […]

 
 

South Beloit Sobos slip in season finale

By Chris Johnson Reporter SOUTH BELOIT – Even though the 2015 football season at South Beloit High School didn’t turn out as well as many sports fans would have liked, as the Sobos fell in their season finale, 56-0 to Freeport Aquin, there still appears to be hope as the […]

 
 

Re-enactors hone their skills at Macktown’s Frenchman’s Frolic

Re-enactors hone their skills at Macktown’s Frenchman’s Frolic

By Jean Seegers Reporter ROCKTON – Re-enactors from throughout the area gathered around cook fires sharing stories and information at the annual Frenchman’s Frolic at Macktown Education Center, Oct. 17 and 18. The two-day workshops and round-table discussions provided an opportunity for lovers of history to socialize, learn techniques and […]

 
 

Pure Halloween fun creeping into Rockton

This Halloween season family fun options are plentiful and full of pure, spooky fun! On Sunday Oct. 25 Halloween kicks off in style as business owners present the first ever Main Street Trick or Treat. Nearly 30 Rockton businesses will be greeting young and young at heart from 1 to […]

 
 

Nerd Night celebrated life, legacy of Shirley Hood

Nerd Night celebrated life, legacy of Shirley Hood

By Marianne Mueller Reporter ROSCOE – Shirley Hood, formerly of Machesney Park was a wife, mother of six, and a grandmother. Hood lost her battle with breast cancer at the age of 57. In loving memory and in her honor her family decided to give back to others who receive […]

 
 

Midwest Oktoberfest brewed up pure fun with unique twists

Midwest Oktoberfest brewed up pure fun with unique twists

By Marianne Mueller Reporter ROCKTON – As bright sunshine created a beautiful fall day hundreds poured into Rockton’s first Midwest Oktoberfest on Saturday, Oct. 10, where hours of fun rolled on with a few special twists. Midwest Oktoberfest marked its first year in Rockton. Ryan Rydell, Brian Hansmeier and Ryan […]

 
 
 
 
 
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