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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 and
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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.
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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, outside
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100th Annual Labor Day Weekend Shannon Homecoming Kicks Off August 31
Since 1919, one of Illinois' oldest annual Hometown Festivals.
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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 happening
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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 contests
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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 and
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Greater Freeport Partnership Executive Director Resigns
The partnership stated this morning they have initiated an executive director search to find a replacement.
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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,
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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.
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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.
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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 getting
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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,
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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 receive
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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: Krape
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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.
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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 top
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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 recognize
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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 missing
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City of Freeport Illinois Mayor Update
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 314
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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, August
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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 program
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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 Gateways
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