The Herald

      Ninth annual Yeti Fest created perfect doses of fun, and new memories

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	Ethan, Ellie and Elijah Zingre visited with the Yeti during the 2024 Yeti Fest.

By Marianne Mueller REPORTER Yeti Fest is billed as “A festival where the abominable snow people of Rockton and their friends come out to enjoy a mixture of winter related activities and is a celebration of all things winter and of course it all revolves around Yeti’s.” Walk, play, or […]

 
 

Robotics Team hosting electronic toy collection

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	The Stateline Robotics team at Hononegah High School is collecting new automated toys (like the one pictured) that need to be squeezed or a part of it pressed to dance, play audio, etc., so team members can’t rewire toys that don’t have wires. The team’s goal is to “make play accessible for everyone; automated toys are nearly impossible to play with for children with limited mobility, so our team aims to fix that.”

    Hononegah’s Stateline Robotics Team is holding a toy drive to collect electronic toys to be adapted so that children with limited motor skills can still play.     After making a wheelchair for two children with limited mobility, the team has learned the struggles of children with motor skill challenges. […]

 
 

Hononegah teacher named President-Elect of Illinois Science Association

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	Congratulations to Hononegah science teacher, Mrs. Moore. She is the President-Elect of the Illinois Science Teaching Association (ISTA). She is also assisting in the development of Anatomy Storyline curriculum with Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI), and she received a Curriculum Catalyst Fellowship from the Collaborative for Student Success to work on Science educational policy at the national, state, and local levels. Very few have represented Hononegah on such a grand stage.

By Marianne Mueller REPORTER Hononegah Community High School teacher Mrs. Maggie Moore is a friendly and familiar face in both the school and in the community. She has been a science teacher at HCHS since 2007 where she teaches Anatomy and Honors Biology. Moore is a highly respected teacher and […]

 
 

Hononegah grad looking to beautify through unique murals, large scale art

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	Asia Michaela Peters and her cousin Raven Wilks create a mural on Haskell Street.

By Marianne Mueller REPORTER Rockton resident Asia Michaela Peters is looking to beautify interiors and exteriors through detailed, high quality, custom murals through large scale artistry, while incorporating even  more options into her scope of work. Peters is a 2014 graduate of Hononegah Community High School (HCHS). “I took as […]

 
 

Village of Rockton welcomes new Treasurer

By Marianne Mueller REPORTER Sally Bennett has taken the reins as the new Treasurer for the Village of Rockton. Bennett has stepped into the position previously held by Dennis Hildebrandt of Siepert & Co., LLP. The Village board of Trustees approved Bennett’s appointment at the Jan.3 meeting with five yes […]

 
 

Rockton Yeti Fest 2024 creating pure winter fun

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	The Rockton Yeti Fest will take place Feb. 7-10.

By Marianne Mueller REPORTER Rockton Yeti Fest 2024 is putting the fun in this winter with four days of action. This year marks the ninth of this now popular and anticipated event. Yeti Fest is billed as “A festival where the abominable snow people of Rockton and their friends come […]

 
 

SMTD receives continued support from local municipalities

By Marianne Mueller REPORTER SMTD had adhered to the motto, “Where here to get you there.” This vital service has been serving communities for the past 15 years. On Feb. 4, 2024 they will celebrate 16 years in the stateline, remaining under the direction of Executive Director Sharon Hecox. At […]

 
 

Rockton Lions Club spread Christmas cheer through Wimpy’s Fund

Rockton Lions Club spread Christmas cheer through Wimpy’s Fund

By Marianne Mueller REPORTER Every year at Christmastime the Rockton Lions Club continues to give back through Wimpy’s Fund while making the Christmas season brighter for local families. Numerous volunteers spent many hours in the week prior to delivery of food, toys, and clothing at Apex General Contracting in South […]

 
 

Officer Penny Cure retires after 20 years of dedicated service with the Rockton Police Department

Officer Penny Cure retires after 20 years of dedicated service with the Rockton Police Department

By Marianne Mueller REPORTER Rockton Police Officer Penny Cure has retired after 20 years of dedicated service to the community. Penny Cure was always interested in law enforcement, however, she did not pursue the career until 2003. “My husband had been a police officer for two years at that point. […]

 
 

Former Roscoe Police Chief Jamie Evans fondly remembered

Former Roscoe Police Chief Jamie Evans fondly remembered

By Marianne Mueller REPORTER Tributes are pouring in in loving memory of former Roscoe Police Chief Jamie Evans who passed away on Friday, Dec. 8, 2023. In a statement released by the Roscoe Police Department on the day of her passing that reads, “It is with great sadness and heavy […]

 
 
 
 
 
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