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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: Community, Press Release
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: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
Thursday, January 03, 2019
FREEPORT, Illinois (Jan. 2, 2019) - Fehr Graham, a leading Midwest engineering and environmental firm, is proud to announce the addition of Matthew Johnson and Nathan Kass to the ownership team. The pair will continue managing their respective branch offices – Johnson in Champaign, Illinois, and Kass in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.Johnson, who joined Fehr Graham in 2014, leads a team of professionals who ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release, 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: Education, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Tuesday, December 18, 2018
Savant Capital Management, an independent, nationally-recognized, fee-only wealth management firm headquartered in Rockford, with an additional location in Freeport, has been ranked by InvestmentNews as one of the Top 10 Registered Investment Adviser firms in the Midwest, based on total assets under management (AUM).   Savant earned the No. 6 spot with a total AUM of $5.62 billion. ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Newsletter
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: Press Release, Community
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