The Gazette

Winnebago hoists the 4 in Class 2A Tournament

By Christopher Johnson REPORTER Within the next week, baseball playoffs across the State of Illinois will be underway and in the end four classes, covering student populations from barely 100 to well past 2000, will feature the best of the bunch. The Four Class system helps to separate area teams […]

 
 

Young ladies compete at 4-H Horse Bowl

Young ladies compete at 4-H Horse Bowl

On April 2, four area youth competed in the Northwest Regional for the 4-H Horse Bowl team competition and individual Hippology competition representing Winnebago County. Lily, Jennica, and Maci are from the Burritt Winners 4-H Club and Nicolette is from the Owen Center Blue Bonnets 4-H Club. Their coach is Dr. Barb […]

 
 

Field trip

Field trip

 Pecatonica Middle School’s 5th graders went on a field trip to Camp Timber-lee. Students had the opportunity to participate in three different activities of archery, animal encounters, and zip lining/or high ropes.

 
 

Celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Forest preserves of Winnebago County

The Forest Preserves of Winnebago County is excited to announce a celebration of its 100th Anniversary, with a free event highlighting all the activities you can do in your preserves on Saturday, May 14, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Hononegah Forest Preserve. This event has engaging activities for […]

 
 

Pecatonica students win Woman’s Club writing contest

Pecatonica students win Woman’s Club writing contest

On Tuesday, April 19, two Pecatonica High School student writers were honored at the Rockford Woman’s Club 97th Annual Creative Writing Contest luncheon. Freshmen Brooklyn Connell and Anna Munson were two of just nine finalists out of more than 140 writing submissions from students in the greater Rockford area. Rockford […]

 
 

Construction of German American State Bank’s new ultramodern Pecatonica branch has officially begun

German American State Bank is celebrating the beginning construction of their new branch located in downtown Pecatonica. The announcement comes just eight months after the Bank officially purchased the building.  Changes in banking services and technology along with GASB’s strong growth in and around Pecatonica necessitate a more modern banking […]

 
 

Pecatonica Memorial Service being planned by Lions Club

Pecatonica Memorial Service being planned by Lions Club

The Pecatonica Lions Club is again coordinating the Memorial Day Service in Sumner Park. The annual event will be held on Monday, May 30 at 10 a.m. We are requesting at this time for anyone who would like to have a brick, plaque or flagpole dedicated to please pick up […]

 
 

Indians race to finish ahead of State Playoffs

By Christopher Johnson REPORTER Within a few weeks the State of Illinois will begin crowing Track and Field Champions and the Pecatonica-Durand Rivermen are running strong, ahead of Class 1A Sectional placement in Winnebago. This past weekend the Rivermen joined up with teams from Dakota, Milledgeville and Lena-Winslow and came […]

 
 

Celebrating spring

Celebrating spring

  It was a busy week at Durand Elementary last week. We have finished IAR testing, dyed eggs, enjoyed some warmer weather and practiced playing recorders in music class.

 
 

Winnebago strengthens stance in Big Northern

By Christopher Johnson REPORTER Heading into mid-April play the Winnebago Indians find themselves looking forward to the upcoming next few weeks of the spring season. A lot of moves can be made. The focus of the schedule turns much more visibly towards winnable head-to-head, home-and-away matches that will push the […]

 
 
 
 
 
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