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  • Tuesday, January 20, 2015 4:58 AM
    SCALES MOUND-This year, the Scales Mound FFA Chapter has taken on the service project of raising funds for an LED sign to replace the current marquee sign in front of the school. 
  • Tuesday, January 20, 2015 4:54 AM
     
  • Tuesday, January 20, 2015 4:52 AM
    ELIZABETH-An Illinois Food Service Managers Sanitation Course is planned to start on Monday, Feb. 2. 
  • Tuesday, January 20, 2015 4:36 AM
    GALENA-The Galena Cultural Arts Alliance announces its annual scholarship offering. 
  • Tuesday, January 06, 2015 4:56 AM
    SCALES MOUND-The annual tax levy was approved by the Scales Mound School Board at its regular meeting on Monday, Dec. 15. 
  • Tuesday, January 06, 2015 4:34 AM
    SCALES MOUND-On Friday, Dec. 12, Scales Mound biology, chemistry and physics students didn't go to the lab. 
  • Tuesday, January 06, 2015 4:32 AM
    SCALES MOUND-The Scales Mound FFA will hold its annual chili supper on Jan. 9, in the Scales Mound School cafeteria from 4:30-6:30 p.m. 
  • Tuesday, December 30, 2014 4:40 AM
    SPRINGFIELD-The Illinois Press Foundation is once again offering its Illinois High School Mini-Grants Program for public and private high schools with existing journalism programs. 
  • Tuesday, December 30, 2014 4:29 AM
     
  • Tuesday, December 23, 2014 4:38 AM
     
  • Tuesday, December 23, 2014 4:08 AM
    FREEPORT-Highland Community College announces the launch of a new web-based job search board called College Central Network (CCN). 
  • Tuesday, December 23, 2014 4:07 AM
    GALENA-Galena Elks Lodge announces that scholarships for students majoring in physical or occupational therapy are now available through the Illinois Elks Association, Children's Care Corp. 
  • Tuesday, December 16, 2014 4:35 AM
    MACOMB-Galena High School senior Jeremiah Birkholz, Galena, has been selected for Western Illinois University's Centennial Honors Scholarship, which awards $10,000 per year to academically high-achieving students. 
  • Tuesday, December 16, 2014 3:37 AM
    GALENA-This fall students in fifth through eighth grade at Galena Middle School had the opportunity to participate on First Lego League teams thanks to funding from John Deere, Cartegraph of Dubuque and the Galena Education Foundation. 
  • Tuesday, December 09, 2014 5:28 AM
    SCALES MOUND-November was another busy month for Scales Mound FFA starting with the Nov. 5 blood drive that collected 41 units for the Red Cross. 
  • Tuesday, December 09, 2014 4:46 AM
    GALENA-Galena High School Principal Beth Murphy announces that nine Galena High School seniors have been recognized as Illinois State Scholars. 
  • Tuesday, December 09, 2014 4:45 AM
    SCALES MOUND-Scales Mound High School announces that two Scales Mound High School students have been recognized as 2014-15 Illinois State Scholars. 
  • Tuesday, December 09, 2014 4:35 AM
    POLO-On Saturday, Sept., 27, the Stockton FFA trap shooting teams traveled to the Section 1 FFA trap shoot at the Tri-County Gun Club in Polo to test their marksmanship against the other schools in the area. 
  • Tuesday, December 09, 2014 4:20 AM
    GALENA-The Illinois Music Educators Association District VIII JR/SR Music Festival was held on Saturday, Nov. 22 at DeKalb High School. 
  • Tuesday, December 09, 2014 4:04 AM
    HANOVER-River Ridge Middle School students spent the day before their Thanksgiving break learning about agriculture. 
  • Tuesday, December 09, 2014 3:41 AM
    GALENA-Galena Primary School and Galena Middle School artists are taking the spotlight. 
  • Tuesday, December 02, 2014 4:39 AM
     
  • Tuesday, December 02, 2014 3:42 AM
    ELIZABETH-Sunshine Acre, a program to help give local youth the tools they need for life-long success, is coming of age. 
  • Tuesday, November 25, 2014 5:57 AM
    SCALES MOUND-The Scales Mound School Board approved the annual tentative tax levy during its meeting Monday, Nov. 17. 
  • Tuesday, November 25, 2014 5:18 AM
    GALENA-The Galena School District is one of 547 school districts in the U.S. and Canada being honored by the College Board with placement on the fifth annual AP District Honor Roll for increasing access to AP course work while simultaneously maintaining or increasing the percentage of students earning scores of three or higher on AP Exams. 
  • Tuesday, November 25, 2014 5:13 AM
    FREEPORT-At its Nov. 18 meeting, the Highland Community College Board of Trustees approved the 2014 tax levy. 
  • Tuesday, November 18, 2014 8:07 AM
    FREEPORT-Highland Community College will be providing express registration services on Wednesday, Nov. 19 at the HCC Student/Conference Center. 
  • Tuesday, November 18, 2014 8:06 AM
    FREEPORT-The Highland Gallery will feature works of art created by current HCC Visual Arts faculty members through Dec. 8. 
  • Tuesday, November 18, 2014 7:05 AM
     
  • Monday, November 10, 2014 6:00 PM
    Drew Groezinger, Stockton, has been selected to attend the 93rd National 4-H Congress Nov. 28 to Dec. 2 in Atlanta, Ga. 
  • Monday, November 10, 2014 6:00 PM
    SCALES MOUND-Scales Mound High School's SADD organization is organizing a 1950s sock hop in the old high school gym from 7-10 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 22. 
  • Monday, November 10, 2014 6:00 PM
     
  • Monday, November 10, 2014 6:00 PM
    ST. LOUIS, Mo.-America's Farmers Grow Ag Leaders is now launching in 40 states, with more than $500,000 worth of scholarships available. 
  • Monday, November 10, 2014 6:00 PM
    GALENA-The Galena High School Band will be doing its annual fruit sale fundraiser through Monday, Nov. 24. 
  • Monday, November 10, 2014 6:00 PM
    SCALES MOUND-Each year, the National FFA Organization honors FFA members who show the utmost dedication to the organization through their desire to develop their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education. 
  • Tuesday, November 04, 2014 4:25 AM
     
  • Tuesday, November 04, 2014 3:16 AM
    FREEPORT - On April 7, Highland Community College District residents will elect two people to serve six-year terms on the seven-member HCC Board of Trustees. 
  • Tuesday, November 04, 2014 3:09 AM
    ELIZABETH-Codie Geisz of Elizabeth, was one of six Illinois 4-H members selected from a pool of 70 applicants to receive a $1,000 scholarship from the Illinois 4-H Foundation. 
  • Tuesday, October 28, 2014 5:57 AM
    HANOVER-Students in 16 schools between Chicago and northwestern Illinois as well as in Dubuque, Iowa, had the great pleasure of working with author Steve Cotler, author of the Cheesie Mack series. 
  • Tuesday, October 28, 2014 5:48 AM
    GALENA-Galena Middle School teachers and students are making plans for their annual salute to hometown heroes. 
  • Tuesday, October 28, 2014 5:45 AM
    PLATTEVILLE-Brandon Behlke, Galena, a senior at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville's College of Liberal Arts and Education was recently honored at a banquet for scholarship recipients. 
  • Tuesday, October 28, 2014 5:18 AM
    HANOVER-The River Ridge School Board approved the senior class trip during its meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 21. 
  • Tuesday, October 28, 2014 5:14 AM
    The Scales Mound FFA is sponsoring another American Red Cross blood drive at Scales Mound School. 
  • Tuesday, October 14, 2014 5:16 AM
     
  • Tuesday, October 07, 2014 6:08 AM
    FREEPORT-Highland Community College Foundation distributed approximately $350,000 to Highland students for the 2014 academic year with over 350 people in attendance at its annual Scholarship Awards Ceremony on Sept. 28. 
  • Tuesday, September 30, 2014 6:30 AM
    DUBUQUE-Five East Dubuque High School students were honored as the Dubuque Area youth Leadership Council recognized the Dubuque area's top 100 high school leaders on Sept. 24. 
  • Pirates trained to help
    Tuesday, September 30, 2014 6:04 AM
    GALENA-Several fourth grade students at Galena Primary School are serving as "Pirate Helpers," a conflict mediation program in which fourth grade students serve as mediators and conflict managers for younger students. 
  • Tuesday, September 30, 2014 6:02 AM
    Many people have an antiquated idea of manufacturing facilities as dirty and unpleasant places to work. 
  • Tuesday, September 30, 2014 6:00 AM
    FREEPORT-Highland Community College Trustees approved the permanent 2014-2015 budget on Tuesday, Sept. 23. 
  • Scales Mound FFA off to a quick start
    Tuesday, September 30, 2014 5:49 AM
    SCALES MOUND-The Scales Mound FFA has started the year off strong with attendance at several local events. 
 
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