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.
Recent Freeport, Illinois News and Archives:
Cub Fans Can Now Rent Little Cubs Field Starting March 24
Freeport, Illinois — On this Saturday, March 24th, fans and baseball lovers everywhere can rent Little Cubs Field for your event orRead more.
Heritage Woods Residents Enjoy Coloring Easter Eggs and Making Baskets
Freeport, Illinois — Heritage Woods was developed through a partnership between Gardant Management Solutions, the largest provider of assisted living in Illinois,Read more.
Freeport Police Chief Todd Barkalow Celebrates 25 Years On The Force Today
Freeport, Illinois — Twenty five years is a long time to be a police officer. Sure, maybe a little easierRead more.
Yoshi Stopped By Game Corner in the Meadows Mall Again
Freeport, Illinois — That Yoshi. You just can’t take the green dude anywhere without him wanting to give away dealsRead more.
At This Freeport, Illinois Highschool, Everyone Is A King & Queen
Freeport, Illinois — Aquin High School in Freeport, Illinois has a unique tradition that sets them apart from pretty muchRead more.
16-Year-Old Boy Arrested In Bystander Shooting Outside Horizon Supermarket
FREEPORT — The shooting that occurred on March 10 where a bystander was shot after an argument broke out betweenRead more.
312 Beef & Sausage ‘Dog of the Week’ – Bacon Cheeseburger Dog
Freeport, Illinois — This Week’s Dog of the Week is a bacon-wrapped Vienna Dog topped with seasoned ground beef, cheddar cheeseRead more.
Kimberly Taylor Honored by NextHome As #1 Realtor
Freeport, Illinois — You wouldn’t think being number one would be so difficult yet after hours at the airport, countless discussionsRead more.
UPDATE: Police Say Attempted Child Abduction In Cedarville Unfounded
UPDATE: March 21, 2018 9:03 a.m.. According to the Stephenson County Sheriff’s Office the department has determined that the allegationsRead more.
Darrel Thompson to be sentenced in May for his role in the shooting death of William Hines
Freeport, Illinois — Darrel Thompson, the 22-year-old Freeport man arrested by the Freeport Police department in January of 2016 inRead more.
Freeport Pregnancy Center Offers Prayer For Our Nation
ProLifeCorner- Freeport Pregnancy Center- Sherrie Bicksler, Executive Director of the Pregnancy Center in Freeport, Illinois sent in the following note.Read more.
Freeport Library Café Available for New Ownership
Freeport, Illinois — The Freeport Public Library has announced that the Library Board of Directors voted at their March 14th meetingRead more.
Dairy Queen Kicks Off Spring With ‘FREE Cone Day’ On Tuesday
Freeport, Illinois — As spring officially arrives on Tuesday this week, your local Dairy Queen in Freeport is offering FREERead more.
Here’s Why Most Home Buyers and Sellers Choose NextHome First Class
Stephenson County, Illinois — In the vast sea of home choices and deciding the best Realtor for all your home buyingRead more.
Freeport Swimmer Jada Veer Breaks 1993 FAST Record
Freeport, Illinois — It doesn’t take much more than a glance inside Freeport sports to see no matter which sport ourRead more.
Freeport, Illinois — This incredible story of heroism and bravery starts out just like any other day to Todd and his wifeRead more.
FAST Swimmers Myah Mathews and Jada Veer Compete at the 2018 Illinois Winter Swim Championship
Freeport, Illinois — Hosted by Wheaton Swim Club at the Village of Pleasant Prairie Rec Plex in Wisconsin, Freeport’s Aquatic Swim Team (FAST)Read more.
Snak King In Freeport Hiring
Freeport, Illinois — Snak King in Freeport recently announced they are looking to add packers, forklift operators, a sanitation technician,Read more.
Park Hills Church Hosts Men’s Outdoor Pursuit Sportsman’s Banquet
Freeport, Illinois — Good news for men coming from Park Hills Church in Freeport as they will be hosting theirRead more.
Dinner at Grace – Free Community Meal March 25
Freeport, Illinois — Grace Episcopal Church will be hosting a hearty evening meal, free of charge and open to theRead more.
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