Freeport is centrally located less than 30 minutes from a major UPS hub, 90 minutes from international airports and two hours from four major metropolitan areas and is a wonderful mix of old and new. Freeport boasts more than 800 acres of parks, with activities from an old-fashioned carousel to just enjoying the beauty of Yellow Creek from a paddle boat. We have a 36-hole golf course and driving range, as well as an aquatic center, nature preserve and center, boat rental operation, a skate park and an athletic complex.
Local Christmas Tree Highlights 28 Years of High School Musicals
Freeport, Illinois — Every once in a while we run across a new Freeport treasure that tells yet another story of the unique aspects of ourRead more.
Freeport To Adopt New Policy Prohibiting Government Sexual Harassment
Freeport, Illinois — The Illinois General Assembly recently enacted a Public Act concerning government policy, specifically relating to how it handles,Read more.
Two Holiday Helpers Who Will Save You Money On Furniture and Appliances
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Enjoy This Little Tour of Freeport Homes Decorated For The Holidays
Freeport, Illinois — Just ten more days until Christmas comes and our snow covered wintry city of Freeport is all lit upRead more.
The Demolition of Freeport History and Public Use Places – Oakdale Nature Preserve
Freeport, Illinois — A group of local citizens, us included, are concerned about the future of one of Freeport’s most uniqueRead more.
MetLife Auto & Home® Building Celebrates Freeport Grand Re-Opening
Freeport, Illinois — It was May 10th of this current year when Freeport received the great news of MetLife announcing theirRead more.
Watch Our Freeport High School Junior Choir Perform For Freeport Lions Club
Freeport, Illinois — Since April of 1936 the Freeport Lions Club has been providing community services and assistance to Freeport citizens with vision/hearingRead more.
LIVE at 4 Seasons Bowling Center as Kane Collalti Signs with Highland
Freeport, Illinois — Last night at 4 Seasons Bowling Center in Freeport, Highland Bowling signed top Freeport Pretzel bowler, Kane Collalti,Read more.
Red Kettle Donations Down – Freeport Salvation Army Stretches To Reach Goal
Freeport, Illinois — With only 12 days until the final bell clangs, Freeport’s Salvation Army finds themselves $12K behind lastRead more.
The Secret To Releasing Those ‘Feel Good’ Endorphins During The Holidays
Freeport, Illinois — Baby it’s cold outside! It is also getting dark earlier and for some, seasonal depression sets in.Read more.
Highland Bowling To Sign Top Freeport Pretzel Bowler Kane Collalti
Kane Collalti to sign National Letter of Intent to bowl for #1 ranked HCC in 2018-2019 Freeport, Illinois — HighlandRead more.
Luminaria Night 2017 To Light Up Stephenson St and Lincoln Boulevard
Freeport, Illinois — Luminaria will light the sidewalks along Freeport’s Stephenson Street and Lincoln Boulevard beginning at dusk Sunday, Dec.Read more.
Highland Gallery Announces Call For Entries For The First Exhibit of Spring 2018
FREEPORT — Highland Community College has a call for entries for the 49th District Juried Art Exhibit to be held FebruaryRead more.
Collection Calls, Mailers and Liens May Begin To Collect $2-Million In Water & Sewer Payments
Freeport, Illinois — According to the city of Freeport Finance Director there is combined approximately $2 million of outstanding Water &Read more.
Prince of Peace, Freeport Invites You to Twelfth Night
Freeport, Illinois — Prince of Peace Lutheran Church invites the community to participate in their tenth annual Nativity Walk duringRead more.
You Might Be Missing Christmas If You Miss This 500,000 Light Display In Freeport
Freeport, Illinois — Celebrating their 19th year now, to say this is the holiday destination where memories are created wouldRead more.
Our Snowy Wintry Wonderland Has Arrived – Snowfall 2017 Lands In The Port
Freeport, Illinois — Well, anyone who was wishing for snow just had their wishes come true this afternoon because it’s snowingRead more.
Grandma, We’re Having A 2017 Ugly Sweater Photo Contest
Freeport, Illinois — Face it, we all love to look at ugly sweaters. While we may not admit that publicly,Read more.
Last chance to get your Coach Jeff Curry game day shirts
Freeport, Illinois — Coach Jeff Curry’s legacy will last forever in the halls and on the court of Aquin Schools.Read more.
Freeport High School Speech Team Takes 4th At RTHS Invitational
Freeport, Illinois — It appears our Freeport High School Speech Team is making great things happen again this year atRead more.