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Severe weather spotter talk to be held March 5 at SVCC

Posted: Thursday, Jan 29th, 2015
DIXON-- March 1 through March 7 is Severe Weather Preparedness week and time to prepare for the upcoming weather season.
The Ogle County Emergency Management Office and the Lee County Office of Emergency Management are hosting a weather spotter training presentation by the National Weather Service on Thursday, March 5, at the Sauk Valley College in room 1K4, at

Snowman building at the school

Posted: Thursday, Jan 29th, 2015
AFC Elementary Students took advantage of the freshly fallen snow on Wednesday, Jan. 21 to decorate the school lawn with a variety of snowmen. (Photo by Monetta Young)

Franklin Grove Village seeks funds release from state

Posted: Thursday, Jan 29th, 2015
FRANKLIN GROVE -- The Village of Franklin Grove will request the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity to release federal funds under Title I of Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, as amended for the emergency water main replacement under the railroad tracks in the Village of Franklin Grove that are causing a severe health and safety threat to

AFC School Board to host informational meetings

Posted: Thursday, Jan 29th, 2015
ASHTON -- Informational meetings regarding the reorganization of District 275 will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 4 at the high school and Tuesday, Feb. 10 at the elementary school.
Both meetings will start at 7 p.m.
The public is encouraged to attend one or both of these important meetings.
The presentation will detail the action the Board

Fundraiser profits to benefit Matt Heng

Posted: Thursday, Jan 29th, 2015
ASHTON -- On Thursday, Feb. 5, a fundraising event will be held for AFC senior Matt Heng, who was diagnosed with a type of bone cancer right before Christmas. This event will take place during the boys' basketball game against Milledgeville and will include the following:
Silent auction
"Chuck a Duck" contest
Bake sale

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