The Gazette

Pecatonica to host Small Town, Bright Christmas Walk

Pecatonica to host Small Town, Bright Christmas Walk

The community is invited to come celebrate the start of the Christmas season on Saturday, Dec. 4 in Downtown Pecatonica. The schedule of events is as follows: 9 a.m. – St. Mary’s Bake Sale inside Green Bean Academy, 503 Main St. 9 a.m. to noon – Cookies By the Pound, […]

 
 

Bringing home the hardware

Bringing home the hardware

 Congrats to the Winnebago High School Girls Cross Country team on their second place finish at the IHSA State Finals!

 
 

Pec Schools continue fighting off COVID-19

By Christopher Johnson REPORTER With many protections already in place and protocols followed daily, the influence of COVID-19 remains a present factor in the day-to-day operations of District 321. Trustees with the Pecatonica Board of Education met on Monday, Nov. 15 and among the issues made aware to the gathering […]

 
 

Winnebago Cemetery: Where many veterans were laid to rest

The veterans memorial statue depicts a Union Infantryman at rest, and has the symbol of the G.A.R. on one of its faces, and its dedication date, 1899, on another.

The Winnebago Cemetery originally surrounded the Old Stone Church, a congregational church dedicated in 1855 after the congregation had been organized in 1846 by later veteran D.W. Grippen, Luther Miller, and Reverend James Hodges. Many members of the church took an active part in the Underground Railroad helping escaped slaves […]

 
 

Round one playoffs

Round one playoffs

  Du-Pec’s Trenton Taylor runs through the Mendota line during the first quarter of the first round 3A Playoff game in Pecatonica on Saturday, Oct. 30, 2021. The Rivermen won the game 44-0 to advance to the next round.

 
 

Rivermen sail into second season second game

By Christopher Johnson REPORTER It is home again this week for the Pecatonica-Durand Rivermen following their Class 3A State Football Playoff opening day win 44-0 over the Mendota Trojans. The win moved the Rivermen into round two of the Class 3A State Tournament and keeps them home this week to […]

 
 

Sports roundup

By Christopher Johnson REPORTER DuPec conquers football Conference; Wins title An 8-1 record is the exact mark needed for the Pecatonica-Durand Rivermen to achieve the title of undisputed Northwest Upstate Illini Conference Champion. Following a 22-0 win over Stockton in the 2021 regular season finale on Friday, Oct. 22, the […]

 
 

Sports roundup

By Christopher Johnson REPORTER Indians football seniors set for final assault How a senior-athlete recalls a career is what some members of the Winnebago Indians boys football team will work through as the final week of the regular season approaches. Following a loss to another team facing the exact same […]

 
 

Pecatonica Rotary to sponsor World Polio Day presentation

Each year, the battle to eradicate polio is highlighted on Oct. 24 with World Polio Day. Rotary International has contributed to the worldwide fight to immunize and fund vaccine throughout the world since the 1979. Today, polio remains endemic only in Afghanistan and Pakistan. Pecatonica Rotary will be commemorating World […]

 
 

Indians take control in Panthers takedown

By Christopher Johnson REPORTER Historical statisticians may have a decade’s long search attempting to discover the last time, playing through the regular season, the Pecatonica Rivermen either alone or with the help of their nearest neighbor Durand, have taken down the Lena-Winslow Panthers and taken control of the NUIC as […]

 
 
 
 
 
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