News for Community

Thursday, June 13, 2019
Safeguard your personal information by shredding confidential documents LENA, Ill. – June 13, 2019 – Citizens State Bank is hosting a free Community Shred Day at its Lena location. Shred Days are a great way to reduce the risk of identity theft and to help the environment through recycling unwanted documents. “Personal paper documents such as bank and credit card statements, tax and other ...read more
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Thursday, June 13, 2019
Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 2700 W. Stephenson Street, Freeport, will hold a Summer Solstice worship service on Friday, 21 June 2019, at 8:00 pm.   Join members and friends of Prince of Peace Lutheran Church at this outdoor worship service held by their Prayer Labyrinth.  The outdoor Prayer Labyrinth is in the yard to the east of the building, easily accessible from the east side of the ...read more
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Wednesday, June 05, 2019
During the entire month of June there are plenty of opportunities to enjoy scenic spaces and fun places at Freeport Park District locations.  At Krape Park, the Freeport Concert Band kicks off its 100th year on Sunday, June 9, 2019 at 7:30 pm featuring Civil War period music from the 1st Brigade Band.  The concert season runs June 9th through July 21st.  Concerts will be held at the Koenig ...read more
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Friday, May 31, 2019
Freeport, IL-----The Highland Farmers Market will begin on Wednesday, June 5 for its eighth season.  The market will be held every Wednesday from 3 to 6 p.m. at Highland Community College in parking lot c (near the YMCA). The farmers at the market offer a variety of fresh, local produce. In addition to produce there will also be beef, lamb, pork, jams, jellies, bread and other baked goods.  All ...read more
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Tuesday, May 28, 2019
Saturday, June 22 6:00 a.m. – 10: a.m. a popular June event you will not want to miss!We welcome you to share your time, hear agricultural stories and join friends and neighbors for a great time.  There will be innovative and educational displays in the east commercial building, which will focus on the dairy industry, with people and businesses of the agricultural community of Stephenson County.  ...read more
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Tuesday, May 21, 2019
FREEPORT — Embracing electrical power with solar energy, Highland Community College will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony on Tuesday, May 28 at 3 p.m. to launch recently completed solar array panels to supply the majority of energy to the Ray and Betty Stamm Health Science Nursing Wing.  Prior to the ribbon cutting ceremony, speakers will include Tim Hood, president of Highland Community College, ...read more
Categories: Education, Economic, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Tuesday, May 21, 2019
FREEPORT, Ill., May 20, 2019 — FHN healthcare providers are offering fast and hassle-free sports physicals at an affordable price for all area athletes, and all proceeds will be donated back to the schools affiliated with their local FHN clinics.For just $20, each athlete will receive an exam that meets Illinois and Wisconsin eligibility requirements for all sports. Sport physical forms must be ...read more
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Tuesday, May 21, 2019
Scenic spaces and fun places will be open for all to enjoy at Freeport Park District locations this weekend.  Trails and nature areas are open from dawn to dusk.  Park Hills Golf Course is open from 7:00 a.m.- 7:00 p.m. and Read and Krape Park amusements will open at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, Sunday and Monday, May 25-27, 2019.  Krape Park boat rentals, carousel and mini-golf will be open from ...read more
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Tuesday, May 07, 2019
May 3, 2019 - Classic Cinemas announced today that Wintrust will be sponsoring its long-standing Wednesday Morning Movie Series, which will now be called the Wintrust Morning Movie Series. The series runs family-friendly movies for just $1 for 10 Wednesdays starting June 5 through August 7. Doors open at 9 a.m., and the film starts at 10 a.m. Theatre staff and local community organizations will ...read more
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Tuesday, May 07, 2019
FREEPORT, Ill., April 29, 2019 — The May Community Health Forum from the Stephenson County Health Department and FHN will focus on stress.   Stress may be related to a range of conditions, from sleep disturbances to obesity and even some types of diabetes. Dr. Jack Herrmann will present the latest research on how stress affects your health and will discuss ways to mitigate its ...read more
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Tuesday, May 07, 2019
Freeport, IL----The 34th  Annual Stephenson County Ag Breakfast will be held Saturday, June 22, at the Stephenson County Fairgrounds, Freeport, IL.  The local foods breakfast will be served from 6 – 10 a.m.  A variety of displays and interactive activities will fill the morning to tell the agriculture story.  Advance tickets will be available for purchase at the Farm Bureau Office for $5.00, ...read more
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Tuesday, March 26, 2019
FREEPORT, Ill., March 26, 2019 — The Stephenson County Health Department and FHN are collaborating again this year to present a series of free Community Health Forums.   The series will begin Tuesday, April 9 at the Freeport Public Library, 100 E. Douglas Street in Freeport.   The program, What’s Safe to Eat These Days? will begin at 5 p.m. It is free to attend; refreshments will be served ...read more
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Monday, March 18, 2019
Freeport, IL – The 2019 Stephenson County Fair will take place Tuesday, July 9 – Saturday, July 13 and is excited to announce the FHN Grandstand line-up as follows:Tuesday, July 9: Youth Night with Pro Bulls n Barrels Rodeo starting at 6:00 p.m.Wednesday, July 10: FMX Motocross Thrill show with celebrity guest judges James Stratton (WREX-TV), Steve Shannon and MJ (97WZOK Radio), and our very own ...read more
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