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Concert fundraiser to aid soup kitchen

Posted: Wednesday, Jul 16th, 2014
ROCHELLE -- Although there have been setbacks, Carolyn Brown, of Ashton, whose vision for a community soup kitchen has brought her quite a ways down the road of progress, is determined to see the project through, and the latest wrench in the gears is a reminder that sometimes the cost of seeing a project through is the frustration of dealing
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Fraternity of tradesman converge to rescue the Rochelle Homeless Shelter

Posted: Wednesday, Jul 16th, 2014
ROCHELLE -- What began as a casual conversation after a long day's work brought together a fraternity of tradesman in this rural Northern Illinois community. In conversation at the Rochelle Moose Lodge Dave Schabacker mentioned that an anonymous Moose member had donated funds to re-roof the Rochelle Homeless Shelter out of concern for its residents during the subzero winter weather. What happened
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Cub Scout parent information meeting to be held July 22

Posted: Wednesday, Jul 16th, 2014
ASHTON -- Parents of AFC boys who will be entering first through fifth grade this fall are invited to attend a parents information meeting to learn more about how Cub Scouts can give your son the opportunity to try new things, provide service to others, build self-confidence and reinforce ethical standards.
The meeting will be held Tuesday, July 22 at
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Ashton village board continues revising dog ordinance

Posted: Wednesday, Jul 16th, 2014
ASHTON -- The Ashton Village Board ordinance committee is continuing to compose an ordinance that will address multiple dog issues in the community. The ordinance will encompass different levels of offenses with a different fine schedule attached to each level. Concerns have been raised in the community regarding aggressive dogs and dogs running at large. 
The new ordinance may require
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Sinnissippi Center’s new Oregon office to open this week

Posted: Wednesday, Jul 16th, 2014
OREGON -- Sinnissippi Centers' newest office in Oregon will be open and ready to serve Ogle County residents a few days before July 17, which is the day a ribbon cutting and open house will be held. The new facility has 6,400 square foot of new office space to serve residents of Ogle County.
"Oregon is the last
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RCH named ‘most wired’

Posted: Wednesday, Jul 16th, 2014
ROCHELLE -- As the nation's health care system transitions to more integrated and patient-centered care, hospitals are utilizing information technology to better connect disparate care providers, according to the 16th annual Health Care's Most Wired Survey, conducted by Hospitals & Health Networks.
For instance, 67 percent of Most Wired hospitals share critical patient information electronically with specialists and other care
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Lee County 4-H’ers receive awards last fall

Posted: Wednesday, Jul 9th, 2014
LEE COUNTY -- Last fall, Lee County had their yearly achievement day where the county recognized all the wonderful efforts of the all the kids, parents and volunteers we have in our county.
Among those honored were several members of one of our local clubs, the Grove Go Getters.
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Ashton Business Boosters Association to host annual community wide garage sales

Posted: Wednesday, Jul 9th, 2014
ASHTON ­--The Ashton Business Boosters Association will host the annual city wide garage sales on Saturday, Aug. 9 nin conjunction with the Lincoln Highway Buy-Way Yard Sale. In order to expand the local advertising opportunities, this year registration will be $10 per person. This will include listing on the map, signs from Lincoln Highway and advertising in the local newspapers.
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Crowd gathers for reading of Declaration of Independence

Posted: Wednesday, Jul 9th, 2014
FRANKLIN GROVE -- A large crowd of approximately 150 people gathered from throughout the Sauk Valley area on Friday, July 4 for the 13th annual reading of the Declaration of Independence at the Chaplin Creek Historic Village just south of Franklin Grove.
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Meurer graduates from Wheaton College and commissions into the United States Marine Corps

Posted: Wednesday, Jul 9th, 2014
ASHTON -- Logan Meurer, son of Mark and Lynnette Meurer of Ashton, graduated on May 11 from Wheaton College with a Bachelors of Science degree in History and Secondary Education.
While at Wheaton College, Logan was a four year member of the Wheaton College Thunder wrestling team, where he served as captain his junior and senior years. Meurer
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