Before the Chicago Great Western came through the county, there was a general store and one or two houses at the cross roads where German Valley, or Baalton, as it was then called, was located. With the advent of the railroad, in August, 1887, the present village was platted, and the town re-christened German Valley.
German Valley Family Suffers Total Loss Of Home In Fire
German Valley, Il – Last night a fire claimed the home of a German Valley family as a blaze consumedRead more.
HCC Foundation Announces 2015-2016 Scholarship Recipients
FREEPORT — The Highland Community College Foundation distributed approximately $387,000 to Highland Students for the 2015 academic year with moreRead more.
An Entire Weekend of Family Friendly Fun At The Historic German Valley Days
German Valley, Illinois — June 8, 2017 — This weekend in German Valley carries on a decades old tradition that datesRead more.
Illinois State Veterinary Association Names Board Members
SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS — The Illinois State Veterinary Medical Association has announced its new Executive Board, which will help the tradeRead more.
Send In Your Letters To The Editor And Be Heard
Have Something You’d Like To Say? Have a positive statement to make or a suggestion? Send Your Letters To Us AndRead more.
German Valley United Methodist Church Annual Spaghetti Supper
Enjoy this all you can eat spaghetti supper with meat sauce, tossed salad, applesauce, garlic bread, dessert and beverage served inRead more.
These 14 NIU Students From Stephenson County Just Made NIU’s Dean’s List
STEPHENSON COUNTY, ILLINOIS — Local student academic success doesn’t just contain itself within the halls and walls of Stephenson County schools,Read more.
Calling All Police, Fire, Sheriff and EMT’s Of Stephenson County. A Very Special September 11 Thank You. Share This!
Calling All Police, Fire, Sheriff and EMT’s Of Stephenson County. A Very Special September 11 Thank You. Share This! CallingRead more.
Ghostly Tales with Local Writer Terri Reid Saturday, October 24, 2015
German Valley Historical Museum, 805 Church Street, German Valley. 7 pm. Local novelist, Terri Reid, will regale you with her supernaturalRead more.
Highland Community College Announces Fall 2018 Graduates
FREEPORT, ILLINOIS — Highland Community College announces its fall 2018 graduates. Upon the conclusion of the fall semester, 55 studentsRead more.
3rd Annual Christmas in German Valley Arts & Crafts Show
German Valley – Local artists, crafters and vendors offer a variety of merchandise including original paintings, crocheted items, sewed items, woodRead more.
Country Art & Craft Expo Saturday, October 24, 2015
COUNTRY ART & CRAFT EXPO. 1075 Fairview Street, German Valley, 8 am to 4 pm. Afghans (adult and baby), doilies,Read more.
Where No Man Has Gone Before – German Valley Women Meets Captain James T. Kirk
German Valley, Illinois — One of the most iconic characters to ever grace the television screen in our lifetimes is undeniablyRead more.
German Valley Illinois News
Before the Chicago Great Western came through the county, there was a general store and one or two houses atRead more.
City Leaders Discuss County Tourism and Promotion Dollars
Freeport, Illinois — City leaders discuss Tourism, Promotion and NewCo. dollars as it relates to the recent consolidation of theRead more.
Early Voting In Stephenson County Begins Thursday September 29
Stephenson County, Illinois – Notice is hereby given for the General Election that Registered Voters in Stephenson County, by personal appearance,Read more.
Stephenson County Tourism Update – NewCo Chooses ‘Greater Freeport Partnership’ As Official Name
The board of "NewCo" has selected Greater Freeport Partnership as the name for the new organization, which is designed toRead more.
Excessive Heat Warning Through Saturday
Excessive Heat Warning ...DANGEROUS HEAT INTO SATURDAY... .HOT AND HUMID CONDITIONS TO CONTINUE THROUGH SATURDAY. PEAK HEAT INDICES NEAR 110Read more.
Criminal Justice Scholarships Now Available Through Stephenson County Crime Stop
Stephenson County, Illinois — $500 scholarships are available for the spring 2019 semester at Highland Community College for Stephenson CountyRead more.
Fall Fling Sunday, September 27, 2015
Fall Fling German Valley Historical Museum – Noon to 4 pm. Autumn event featuring hands-on visitor participation in making windRead more.