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Photo of the Week – A Father’s Special Homecoming In A Daughter’s Senior Picture
Injured by an improvised explosive device in 2008 in Afghanistan, Captain Yllescas left behind a family in Aurora, Nebraska andRead more.
Early Morning Accident At Afolkey Rd Near Mill Rd Claims One, Seriously Injures Another
The investigation into the crash is ongoing. Names of the drivers are being held pending notification of the families.Read more.
Devin Marcum, 23 Found Guilty On All Charges
Marcum stood accused of fatally shooting Kyle Tucker and Shaun Bradbury of Freeport and wounding a third, Michael Steinhauser, outsideRead more.
100th Annual Labor Day Weekend Shannon Homecoming Kicks Off August 31
Since 1919, one of Illinois' oldest annual Hometown Festivals.Read more.
Illinois Resident Experiencing Respiratory Illness After Vaping Dies
No specific product has been identified in all cases, nor has any product been conclusively linked to the illnesses, accordingRead more.
That Vacant, Empty Eagle Grocery Store on South Street
The lights are on, the door is open and a lot of people have been wondering what might be happeningRead more.
Pretzel City Brewfest Brings Thousands to Downtown Freeport on September 14
A great event for residents and visitors who are 21 and older to socialize, be entertained with games and contestsRead more.
League of Women Voters of Freeport Hosting “Voter Suppression: Concerns and Actions” Forum
All voters and interested members of the public are invited to hear Dr. Dvorak's presentation and the following question andRead more.
Greater Freeport Partnership Executive Director Resigns
The partnership stated this morning they have initiated an executive director search to find a replacement.Read more.
Learn How Lifestyle Can Help Prevent Type 2 Diabetes at Free Class
This two-hour workshop focusing on the importance of regular exercise and a healthy diet will begin at 5 p.m. Tuesday,Read more.
Gov. J.B. Pritzker Signs Immigrant Renter Protections Into Law
The law signed Wednesday prohibits landlords from evicting or retaliating against tenants based on their immigration status.Read more.
Four Illinois Coal-Burning Power Plants Closing Impacting 300 Jobs
Approximately 300 jobs will be eliminated across the four plant sites. Without this rule change, the company said its entireRead more.
Thursday Morning House Fire In Lanark Claims One
The investigation has been turned over to the fire marshal and the Carroll County Sheriff's Office.Read more.
It’s Back To School In Freeport at Freeport School District #145
School starts August 23rd at Freeport School Disctrict #145 and all over the district teachers, parents and students are gettingRead more.
Governor JB Pritzker Is Raising Teacher’s Minimum Salary In Illinois
One reason for the increase is a state-wide teacher shortage. Pritzker said signing HB2078, which takes effect on January 1,Read more.
Amazon’s Ring Asks Police Not To Tell Public These Surveillance Details
Amazon's Ring line of surveillance products has an extensive partnership with local police departments all over the country. Cops receiveRead more.
Art in the Park Returns For Labor Day Weekend
Occurring over Labor Day weekend, the festival encourages tourism to the area and highlights one of Freeport’s best attributes: KrapeRead more.
HCC Cougar Volleyball kicks off home opener Tuesday against Rock Valley College
The Highland Cougar Women's Volleyball team has 11 on the team, with one returning sophomore, one transfer, and nine freshmen.Read more.
Bill Tillou – What is your defining moment?
Back in the 1980’s I decided to raise the bar and enter a bodybuilding contest where placing in the topRead more.
Highland Community College Foundation Seeks Distinguished Alums
FREEPORT, ILLINOIS — Highland Community College takes great pride in the achievements of its graduates and former students. To recognizeRead more.
Recent Reports of Missing Illinois Children – Two Listed From Freeport
These are recent reports of missing children made to local law enforcement. If you think you have seen a missingRead more.
On The City of Freeport Agenda August 19
FREEPORT, ILLINOIS — The Freeport city council will meet tonight at 6:00 p.m. at Freeport City Hall located on 314Read more.
HCC Adult Education Program Seeks Volunteer Tutors
FREEPORT, ILLINOIS — Highland Community College Adult Education program is seeking volunteers to tutor adults in the district. Volunteers tutorRead more.
Illinois Bans Sale of Cosmetics Tested on Animals
ILLINOIS — California and Nevada aren’t the only states imposing a statewide ban on the sale of cosmetics that haveRead more.
Highland Hopeful After No Women’s Basketball This Season
FREEPORT, ILLINOIS — Highland Community College will not have a women’s basketball team for the upcoming 2019-2020 season. “Obviously weRead more.
Column: Help, I’ve Reached a Plateau, But Have You Really?
Losing weight can be full of ups and downs or neither of those things. People get stuck with the numberRead more.
$2,500 closing cost grant announced for Illinois home buyers
ILLINOIS — The Illinois Housing Development Authority (IHDA) has launched a new, limited-time grant to help homebuyers across Illinois affordRead more.
Community Family Fun Night at Creative Learning Center Preschool
FREEPORT, ILLINOIS — The Creative Learning Center Preschool is excited to announce a Community Family Fun Night on Thursday, AugustRead more.
CHOM Joins Museums for All Nationwide Initiative
FREEPORT, ILLINOIS — The Children’s Hands-On Museum of Northwest Illinois (CHOM) has joined Museums for All, a signature access programRead more.
Highland’s Early Childhood Education program receives childcare recognition
FREEPORT, ILLINOIS — Highland Community College’s Early Childhood Education program has been approved as an entitled institution for the GatewaysRead more.