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Three local students took home a little extra cash on Monday after winning the top prizes in an essay contest to kick off Money Smart... [Read More]
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Ellie Boolman beamed as she listened to her mother, Keena, read a book to her at a Family Reading and Math Night on Thursday at... [Read More]
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Things are supposed to look different in Chicago this NFL season.Well, the season isn't even here yet, and they already do.Matt Nagy has started off... [Read More]
Tags: Chicago - Nagy - Things
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If you're like me, you were shocked to discover that Steve Martin was spearheading a law to make it illegal to play any instrument that... [Read More]
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Each year the Rockford Register Star and The Journal-Standard of Freeport recognize the best of the best in area high school sports.On June 26 each... [Read More]
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Play in the cold or maybe don't play at allHononegah baseball was the only NIC-10 baseball or softball team to host its scheduled home-opener last Monday,... [Read More]
Unseasonably cold weather will remain in the area for the next few days.About an inch of snow covered the ground in Freeport on Sunday, adding to... [Read More]
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A Freeport man was sentenced Friday to 40 years in state prison for a 2014 home invasion and sexual assault.Aaron C. Leach, 29, pleaded guilty... [Read More]
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Before he takes the field for the Chicago Bears next season and tries to help transform the team into a winner, quarterback Mitch Trubisky will... [Read More]
The Scales Mound FFA will host its second annual 5K Color Run/Walk at 7:30 a.m. April 21 at the Scales Mound Town Park on Washington... [Read More]
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Six years ago, when the NIC-10 had growing reasons to expand, other leagues were trying to take away from the conference, not add to it.Now... [Read More]
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Kaite Asche had the All-Area girls just where they wanted to be at halftime.But just when it looked like the area girls could tie the... [Read More]
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Head Start programs in Stephenson and Jo Daviess counties hope to expand full-day preschool offerings in Freeport in the coming years to better serve parents.In... [Read More]
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With Freeport as the official host for the 2018 Lincoln Presenters Conference, a special evening will be held with three one-act plays called "Lincoln in... [Read More]
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Citizens State Bank President and CEO Amy Baker will run in her second Boston Marathon on Monday. Baker ran the race for the first time... [Read More]
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I was so shocked last week to discover that Book World had been closed since December 10. It is not that I don't read books,... [Read More]
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Sometimes when things are slow for me, I just sit and daydream. This is one of those times. No profound thoughts have surfaced. So, I... [Read More]
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The hunt for an executive director to lead NewCo is well underway.About a month ago, the boards of directors of the Northwest Illinois Development Alliance,... [Read More]
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