News for Community

Monday, January 14, 2019
Limited exhibition space remains for the 2019 Stephenson County Home Show to be held March 16th and 17th at the Highland Community College / YMCA Sports Complex in Freeport.  Show hours are Saturday 9-5 and Sunday 11-4.  Admission is free and there will be concessions available.  The show annually features area businesses including investment companies, contractors, communications experts, ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Tuesday, January 08, 2019
FREEPORT, IL.  – FRIDAY, JAN. 4, 2019 - The Freeport Community Foundation announced today that it will award the Freeport Salvation Army an unsolicited $4,000 year-end donation. The contribution was a response to the recent $63,000 shortfall suffered by the Freeport Salvation Army during their Red Kettle Campaign. The Freeport Community Foundation utilized unspent funds from its Discretionary ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release
Thursday, December 27, 2018
Freeport, IL---Join the University of Illinois Extension for FAST Training 2019. This is a workshop focused on making informed decisions using your computer and spreadsheet tools developed by members of the University of Illinois’ farmdoc team. This one-day hands-on workshop will further participants’ understandings of Microsoft Excel applications and introduce FAST spreadsheets developed by ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, General News Article
Thursday, December 27, 2018
Freeport, IL, December 26, 2018– The Freeport Public Library will once again be hosting the popular American History lecture series at the library. The six-week series will begin on Thursday, January 3 at 6:30 p.m. There will be one lecture each week, always at 6:30 pm, until the final lecture on Tuesday, February 12. Topics this year include the Coal Wars of the early 1900s; Dorothea Dix and the ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Education, Press Release
Tuesday, December 18, 2018
FREEPORT, Ill., Dec. 17, 2018 — A tree from Jones Farrar 1B World School won first place in the FHN Community Festival of Trees judges’ vote and third place in the People’s Choice voting – the only double winner in this year’s competition.   The group will receive a $500 check for its first-place win and a $100 check for its third-place prize for its tree reflecting this year’s Festival of ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
On Saturday, December 1st participants can enjoy the holiday decorations in Chicago while shopping along Michigan Avenue without the hassle of driving or parking.  Buses will leave at 9:00 am from the McKinley Street parking lot located in Read Park.  Riders will be dropped off in the center of the Magnificent Mile.  Buses will return to the parking lot at approximately 9:00 p.m.  Costs are $30 ...read more
Categories: Community, Chamber, Press Release