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Sheriff’s Dept. offers ‘senior check-in’ program in Ogle County

The Senior Check-In Program allows you to check on the well being of seniors in Ogle County. An Ogle County Sheriff’s Office employee will call the senior once a week on a scheduled day and time, and make sure they are doing okay. The Senior Check-In Program offers you some […]

 
 

Stillman Bank names giveaway winners

Stillman Bank names giveaway winners

Stillman Bank held its annual Holiday Giveaway drawing on Dec. 23. The bank had a total of six winners throughout its six locations. The winners received either a beef quarter or pork half. The winners of the beef quarters were: Dave Bakener (Oregon), Kay Beardin (Rochelle), and Jill Carr (Leaf […]

 
 

Getting crafty

Getting crafty

   During Winter Break, teens had three Wednesdays they could stop into the Byron Public Library and make different crafts. The pictures span all three craft sessions.

 
 

Byron Public Library announces winter activities;

Byron Public Library announces winter activities;

Curbside delivery The library is open for browsing, but patrons can still use our curbside service!  Place your holds online at byronlibrary.org or call us at 815-234-5107.  Not sure what you want? Call us for help!  We will call or email you with a confirmation when your holds are ready […]

 
 

Meridian superintendent named a finalist for AASA’s 2023 National Superintendent of the Year; Honorees include superintendents from Georgia, Illinois, Minnesota and New York

Meridian superintendent named a finalist for AASA’s 2023 National Superintendent of the Year;  Honorees include superintendents from Georgia, Illinois, Minnesota and New York

AASA, The School Superintendents Association, is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2023 National Superintendent of the Year®. This distinction honors school system leaders throughout the country who are making a positive difference in the lives of the students they serve, in addition to ensuring the safety and wellness […]

 
 

Alumni carolers

Alumni carolers

It was such a joy to see some Monroe Center School past students come and carol for our current students. They were mesmerized by the songs throughout the building. Thank you so much to the Stillman Valley High School choir and director! We appreciate your thinking of us.

 
 

Byron choir member chosen for All-National Honor Choir

Byron choir member chosen for All-National Honor Choir

Byron High School Choir is proud to announce that Junior Maison Brandt was selected for the NAfME (National Associate for Music Educators) All-National Honor Choir. Maison submitted an audition recording in May and was notified in July that he was selected to the ensemble.  The criteria for audition was that […]

 
 

Stillman Bank hosts tree decorating contest             

Stillman Bank hosts tree decorating contest             

Stillman Bank’s 11th Annual Tree Decorating Contest, a part of Cardinal Community Christmas, is underway! All 26 of the trees are decorated and waiting to be officially lit for the season. Our official Tree Lighting Ceremony took place on Dec. 4, at 5 p.m. during Cardinal Community Christmas. We will […]

 
 

Ogle County 4-H Achievement Day winners named

Ogle County 4-H Achievement Day winners named

Written by Jodi Baumgartner PROGRAM COORDINATOR, 4-H YOUTH DEVELOPEMNT, UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS EXTENSION Ogle County 4-H’ers were recognized for excellence in 4-H project work at the recent county 4-H Achievement Celebration.  Held November 13 at the Byron Jr High School Theatre, the program featured the presentation of numerous awards, including […]

 
 

Holiday Train to pass through Byron

Holiday Train to pass through Byron

The City of Byron is happy to announce that The Canadian Pacific Holiday Train will once again return to Byron on Dec. 3, at the intersection of Colfax and Seventh. The train plans on arriving at 11:45 a.m., with entertainment starting at Noon, and the event ending at 12:30 p.m. […]

 
 
 
 
 
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