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  • Mount Carroll Lions support Carroll County 4-H

    Carroll County 4-H’ers get a donation from Mount Carroll Lions Club after presenting a program on 4-H opportunities and programs at the club ...
    April 15, 2015 - 9:53 am
  • National Honor Society inducts 16 at Milledgeville

    MILLEDGEVILLE – Milledgeville High School National Honor Society inducted new members at a ceremony May 5 at the high school.The 16 students ...
    April 15, 2015 - 9:54 am
  • Lady Thunder 3rd

    The Lady Thunder's Monica Smith takes a cut at a pitch during Saturday morning's game against Knoxville at the West Carroll Invite. Smith an ...
    April 15, 2015 - 10:47 am
  • Jo Daviess historian will give presentation May 6

    GALENA – Vintage photos and engaging anecdotes are the highlights of Jo Daviess County Historian Daryl Watson’s presentation “The Land and t ...
    April 15, 2015 - 10:50 am
  • Capitol Report

    Spring break is over for the Illinois Legislature, and we head back to Springfield early next week. The reprieve from weekly trips downstate ...
    April 15, 2015 - 11:04 am
  • ESL group seeks students, tutors

    FREEPORT — Volunteer tutors and students are invited to join an English as a Second Language group that meets Monday evenings at Highland Co ...
    April 8, 2015 - 9:57 am

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