A CHRISTMAS DECORATION SALE WAS HELD AT THE  WARREN COMMUNITY BUILDING  By Todd Nielsen

WARREN, IL – A Christmas dec-oration sale was held at the Warren Community Building on Friday, Nov- ember 16th and Saturday, Novem-ber 17th. Among the decorations available were wreaths, figurines,   ornaments, stockings, snow globes and Christmas cards. All items were donated and the funds raised will be used toward the furnace fund for the Community… Continue Reading

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR ENF’S 2019 MIDWINTER BALD EAGLE COUNT

APPLE RIVER, IL – The Eagle Nature Foundation (ENF) is seeking volunteers to help with its 59th Annual Mid-Winter Bald Eagle Count to be conducted on January 26th and 27th, 2019. This annual bald eagle count is being conducted throughout the Midwest from Northern Minnesota to Louisiana. To elim-inate duplication the count is actually a… Continue Reading

DECEMBER  STORY  HOURS AT  THE  WARREN   PUBLIC  LIBRARY

STORY HOUR IS 10:30 UNTIL 11:30 A.M. WARREN, IL – Story hours for the month of December are: Saturday, December 8th Bingo and crafts Saturday, December 15th Come visit Santa, hear a story and take home a free book Saturday, December 22nd No story hour Saturday, December 29th Color a picture Wear a Christmas shirt… Continue Reading

Warren Boys Basketball-EASTLAND  SHOOTOUT

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 27TH MILLEDGEVILLE 63 WARREN 37 WARREN, IL – This wasn’t the ideal opponent to start your season with if you are a Warrior. Milledgeville reached the sectional last year and return a couple of players that got a lot of time in what was a banner year for the program. On the other… Continue Reading

Warren Girls Basketball

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 28TH RIVER RIDGE/SCALES MOUND 65 WARREN 46 WARREN, IL – After winning the Dakota Thanksgiving Tournament the RR/SM Wildcats used a big 20-8 third quarter to break open a close game to beat the hometown Warriors 65-46. Morgan Shetler scored seven of her 12 points in a Wildcats first quarter but the Warriors’… Continue Reading

Edward Jones FINANCIAL FOCUS: WHAT’S SMARTER – PAYING OFF DEBTS OR INVESTING?

It probably doesn’t happen as much as you’d like, but you may occasionally have some extra disposable income. For example, perhaps you have recently received, or will soon receive, a year-end bonus. Or maybe you will get a sizable tax refund in just a few months. Wherever this money comes from, you will want to… Continue Reading

Join Warren for the Annual Christmas Walk

              WARREN, IL – will host their annual Christmas Walk • Monday, December 3rd • 5:00 – 7:30 p.m. EVENTS: • 4:30 p.m. Parade line-up, Contact Village Hall with questions (815) 745-3315 • 4:45 p.m. The “Lights Parade” will begin and Santa  will Arrive by Fire Truck. • 5:00… Continue Reading

WARREN WOMEN’S CLUB UP-DATE

WARREN, IL – Our meeting was great with guest speakers; they were Shawn Teske, Superintendent of Schools, he filled us in on whats happening in the school district. Next was Lucas Bourquin head of the EMT’s here in our town and the education you need to become an EMT. Our next speaker was Bryan Bohnsack,… Continue Reading

DECEMBER EVENTS AT ST. PAUL’S LUTHERAN CHURCH IN WARREN

WARREN, IL – December events at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church are: Midweek Compline services Wednesday Nights: December 5th, 12th and 19th from 6:30 – 7:00 p.m. Children’s Christmas Service – Sunday, December 16th 10:00-11:00 a.m. during our regular service time Candlelight Christmas Eve Service Monday, December 24th at 5:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. No service… Continue Reading

WARREN FFA  MEMBER,   NIKITA  GRENOBLE,  ATTENDED  THE BUILD  CONFERENCE  IN DECATUR  ILLINOIS

WARREN, IL – On Friday November 9th, Nikita Grenoble from Warren, Illinois went to the BUILD conference in Decatur, Illinois for two days. She rode down with one Eastland student, four Scales Mound students and their advisor. The build conference is about leader-ship and how to work with others. She learned how to build relationships… Continue Reading

DON AND CAROL HAWES CELEBRATE THEIR 60TH WEDDING ANNIVERSARY

WARREN, IL – Don and Carol (Busch) Hawes celebrated their 60th anniversary on Thursday, November 15th. They will be having a celebration dinner with immediate family at a later date. They were married on November 15th, 1958 at Warren United Methodist Church in Warren, Illinois. They have three daughters: Pamela ( John Deyo) Davis, Marcia (Doug)… Continue Reading

WARREN’S   KAYLI HARWICK,  GRADUATES FROM  RASMUSSEN   COLLEGE

WARREN, IL – Kayli Harwick of Warren, graduated from Rasmussen College in Rockford, Illinois as a Certified Medical Assistant. A Pinning Ceremony was held on October 12th, 2018. She received Honor Roll for the fall quarter and made the Dean’s list in her spring quarter. She is now employed at FHN Bur-chard Hills Clinic in… Continue Reading

Warren Volleyball – Monday October 22nd

SCALES MOUND 2 WARREN 1 DURAND, IL – In a three set close match the Scales Mound Hornets would earn a shot at the top seeded Durand Bulldogs with a win over Warren. Scales Mound took the opening set 25-21 but the Warriors would answer with a 25-20 win to even up the match but… Continue Reading

WARREN WELCOMES 1899 CHELSEA CHURCH QUILT INTO THE TOWN by Michelle Bartch

  WARREN, IL – Saturday, October 13th,manypeoplestoppedinatthe Warren Public Library to check out the newest and oldest heirloom in the town. Pat Schultz stood before the group and gave a fantastic his- tory lesson which started around 120 years ago. This history was based around her husband’s family Thomas Schultz who had moved to Jo… Continue Reading

WARREN GOES OUT A WINNER

Warren – 32 Ashton/Franklin 0 ASHTON, IL – In a battle of a pair of 0-8 teams the Warren Warriors picked up a 32-0 road win over the Ashton/Franklin Center Raiders. It was not just the final game of the sea- son for the Warriors but it was their final game that would be housed… Continue Reading

WARREN HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1968 HAD THEIR 50TH REUNION

  WARREN, IL – Warren High School class 1968 had their 50th reunion, Saturday, September 15, 2018 at the Pecatonica Brewery in Warren. Left to right, Steve Meyer, Bob Bird, Charlotte Pendelton Wolf, Sue Ann Shultz Luke, John Lewandowski, Malenna Watson Smith, Paul Thompson, Pam Bonjour Hicks, Gary Roberts, Larry Cropper, Dan Homb, Ken Eveland, Mike… Continue Reading

LIVE RAPTOR SHOWS

APPLE RIVER, IL – The Eagle Nature Foundation in cooperation with the Burpee Museum of Natural History and the Northern Illinois Raptor Rehab and Education is sponsoring two live bird of prey shows on October 20th at 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. in the Burpee Museum, 737 North Main Street in Rockford, Illinois. Both of… Continue Reading

SILENT FALL NOW AVAILABLE

APPLE RIVER, IL – Copies of “Silent Fall”, Mr. Ingram’s latest book are now available to purchase. This book explains how Mr. Ingram believes that the cause of Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD) in honeybees is caused by Roundup and other agricultural sprays that have been sprayed around his community. In fact the book is dedicated… Continue Reading

The Eagle Nature Foundation (ENF) 50/50 Raffle

APPLE RIVER, IL – The Eagle Nature Foundation (ENF) is conducting another 50/50 raffle at $2 per ticket to help raise funds for its bald eagle preservation work. Anyone interested in entering the raffle, please send a check to ENF for the number of $2 tickets you desire, at ENF, 300 East Hickory Street, Apple… Continue Reading

The Eagle Nature Foundation (ENF) PLANT AUCTION

APPLE RIVER, IL – The Eagle Nature Foundation (ENF) will be conducting a plant auction at 10:00 a.m. on October 27th at its headquarters at 300 East Hickory Street, Apple River, Illinois. All remaining plants will be auctioned off on this date for ENF must liquidate its entire inventory of plants because at the present… Continue Reading

BINGO JACKPOT WINNER

WARREN, IL – The Warren American Legion had its weekly bingo on Friday night. They were looking to give away a $600.00 jack- pot that was burning a hole in their pockets for the last three weeks. Pat Dittmar from Scales Mound, Illinois was the lucky winner of the jackpot. Congratulations Pat! Continue Reading

Athena Elara Burkhalter

WARREN, IL – Athena Elara Burkhalter was born on Sunday, September 30th, 2018 to Matthew Burkhalter and Tiffany Vrstal of Warren Illinois. She was 20 inches long and weighed 7lbs 10oz. Maternal Grandparents are Marty and Raeann Vrstal of War-ren, Illinois. Paternal Gradparents are Larry and Joy Burkhalter of South Wayne, Wisconsin. Maternal Great Grandmother… Continue Reading

WARREN DETAILS ITS STATE OF THE SCHOOL by Todd Nielsen

WARREN, IL – On Tuesday, Sep-tember 11th, parents, grandparents and other community members were invited to the first State of the School, an event which detailed the progress of Warren Schools in the academic classroom, extracur-ricular activities and career techni-cal education programs. Following a meal prepared by the school’s cooks, Warren Schools Superintendent Shawn Teske… Continue Reading

1899 CHELSEA CHURCH HEIRLOOM RETURNED TO JO DAVIESS COUNTY

This photo of the Chelsea Methodist Church in Nora Township and its members was taken in 1890-1899, at the time the Bawden-West families were members. WARREN, IL – On Saturday, October 13th at 1:00 p.m. the Warren Township Public Library will host a tea in honor of Pat Schultz of Nora Springs, Iowa and her donation… Continue Reading

Ricks Sales & Service

Phone: (815) 492 – 2102 Apple River, IL 61001 • rickssales@jisp.net Check out our website: rickssalesandservice.com Hours: Monday – Thursday 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m., Fridays: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Saturdays: 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Continue Reading

Warren Auto Collision Center

For Rent Or Lease 165 E. Main Street, Warren Auto CollisionWarren, Illinois 61087 Darell is “Scaling” back after almost 30 years in Warren and the Body Shop/Repair Business is for Rent or Lease. Darell will continue his Body Shop/Repair business on a “Scaled Down” level at his shop in East Dubuque, Illinois along with Vehicle… Continue Reading

CARING NEIGHBORS  OUTREACH FOOD PANTRY

Open Saturday Mornings, 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. 119 West Main Street, Warren, Illinois If you find yourself in need of emergency food assistance come to the Food Pantry. Complete confidentiality. For emergency assistance when pantry is not open, contact: • St. Ann’s Catholic Church, (815) 745-2312 • United Methodist Church, (815) 745-3647 • St. Paul’s… Continue Reading

Warren, IL – Story hours at the Warren Township Public Library in October will be: •  October 6th Decorate a pumpkin, •  October 13th Build with legos, •  October 20th Halloween crafts and music, •  October 27th NO STORY HOUR Halloween Party, times to be announced. Continue Reading

Apple River Stagecoach Event Center

This Event Center is available for: • Wedding Receptions, • Reunions, Banquets, Dances, • Exhibits, Auctions and more… A variety of rental packages are available to choose from. For further information or to reserve the event center you need to contact: Val Stocks at 815-238-3089 446 E. Hickory St. • Apple River, IL Continue Reading

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VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR ENF’S 2019 MIDWINTER BALD EAGLE COUNT

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR ENF’S 2019 MIDWINTER BALD EAGLE COUNT

APPLE RIVER, IL – The Eagle Nature Foundation (ENF) is seeking volunteers to help with its 59th Annual Mid-Winter Bald Eagle Count to be conducted on January 26th and 27th, 2019. This annual bald eagle count is being conducted throughout the Midwest from Northern Minnesota to Louisiana. To elim-inate duplication the count is actually a… Continue Reading