News for Human Interest

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
Thursday, May 16, 2019
FREEPORT, Ill., May 16, 2019 — Enjoy a bike ride and help raise funds for local cancer care at this year’s Gran Fonda Tour Against Cancer. There’s a challenge to suit everyone – a Family Fun Ride along the Jane Addams Trail to 30- (trail or road), 50-, and 75-mile options on some of the most beautiful roads in northwest Illinois. The Family Fun Ride is a scenic out-and-back trip along the Jane ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Human Interest
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
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release, Education