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Bringing hope to children in Uganda, watching pastor’s dream come true

The latest view of the classroom block, as well as the landscaping outside of St. Patrick Nursery and Primary School--Day and Boarding in Isingiro District, Uganda.

It’s been almost a year since Father Julius Turyatoranwa, the former assistant pastor at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Washington, finished his studies and headed back to his home country of Uganda.
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Metamora, Germantown Hills students named Augustana College's fall term Dean's List

Augustana College announced more than 1,000 students were named to the Dean's List for the 2018 fall term. Among the students earning Dean’s List recognition are Madison Bonati, Morgan Brockhouse, Thomas Martin and Mackenzie Peterson, all of Metamora; and Owen Greenfield of Germantown Hills.

Posted: December 11, 2018
Washington Park District to hold holiday luncheon for local seniors

The Washington Park District will host a holiday luncheon for area seniors 55 and older on December 19, 2018 at Five Points Banquet Center, 360 N. Wilmor Rd. in Washington. The event is free of charge to guests. Doors open at 10:45 a.m., with lunch served at 11:15 a.m. The event includes a catere...

Posted: December 11, 2018
Senior Adult Ministry Luncheon December 14 at Deer Creek Baptist Church

The December 14 Senior Adult Ministry Luncheon will be held at the Deer Creek Baptist Church Fellowship Hall in Deer Creek.  A potluck luncheon will be served at 11:30 a.m., featuring a Salisbury steak entree.  Coffee will be provided. 

Posted: December 11, 2018
Pekin First Church of the Nazarene to present Children’s Choir performance

This year, the KidZone Children’s Choir of Pekin First Church of the Nazarene, featuring over 65 members, will be presenting a special “Jingle Bell Beach” performance. All are invited to come see the choir perform on Saturday, December 15 at 6 p.m., and on Sunday, December 16 at 10:30 a.m. at the...

Posted: December 11, 2018
Morton AAUW hosts presentations on climate change during November meeting

In November, the Morton Branch of AAUW (American Association of University Women) hosted Dr. Sherri Morris and Dr. Jeanie Bukowski of Bradley University as they facilitated a presentation entitled “IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change) Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5 degrees: W...

Posted: December 11, 2018
Not your every day gym - Element26 focuses on mind, body for driven results

Heart. Integrity. Dedication. Grit. These four words are not only the core values of Element26, but are the values that Kurtis Frasier, owner of the gym, has encompassed throughout his life and military career.

Updated: December 04, 2018 - 3:23 pm
Metamora's Stott part of Conference Championship for UW-Whitewater Football

Merritt Stott, a native of Metamora and graduate of Metamora Township High School, is a member of the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater football team which claimed its 11th Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference championship in the last 14 years and is heading into its final game of the 2...

Posted: November 13, 2018
Morton Potters conclude cross country season at the IHSA State meet

The Morton Lady Potters placed ninth in the IHSA 2A state cross country championships. This was the Lady Potters third state-team appearance and their first time finishing among the top 10. The Lady Potters were paced by All-State performances from senior and team captain Aspen Gordon (17th) and ...

Posted: November 13, 2018
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