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Bike ‘writer’ brings her adventures to Metamora, Germantown Hills

Christina Uss talks about her cross country cycling journey from Washington D.C. to San Francisco which  inspired her book, “The Adventures of a Girl called Bicycle”, which was released June 5.  Uss shared her stories at schools and libraries in Metamora and Germantown Hills last Thursday, November 8. 

Once upon a time, a young woman from the East Coast decided to embark on a great journey that would change the course of her life.
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Eureka College to Host Ryan Sallans for ‘Scouting the Unknown’ presentation

The Eureka College Arts and Lectures Board will host renowned transgender speaker and author Ryan Sallans for his presentation titled “Scouting the Unknown” on Tuesday, November 27 in Becker Auditorium at 7 p.m. The event is open to the community with free admission for Eureka College students, f...

Posted: November 13, 2018
GFWC to hold annual ‘Breakfast with Santa’

The GFWC Illinois Metamora-Germantown Hills Junior Woman’s Club would like to invite you to its 46th Annual Breakfast with Santa to be held on Saturday, December 1, 2018 from 9-11 a.m. at the Metamora Grade School, 815 East Chatham Street in Metamora.

Posted: November 13, 2018
Sewing instructor to offer class on making a caregiver's pocket quilt

Sewing instructor Karen Fyke will teach the steps to making an 8” x 11" pocket quilt designed to be given to caregivers of seriously ill people. Each participant at the meeting of the Woodford County Sewing Guild will be given instructions and a kit for making a pocket quilt. The meeting wil...

Posted: November 13, 2018
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
MGH juniors promote Domestic Violence Awareness and Prevention Month with fundraiser

In October, the GFWC Illinois Metamora-Germantown Hills Junior Woman’s Club focused on awareness and prevention for Domestic Violence Awareness and Prevention Month. The Metamora-Germantown Hills Junior’s held a fundraiser by placing canisters at Casey’s in Germantown Hills and Metamora collectin...

Posted: November 13, 2018
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
WCHS Panthers defeat SHG Cyclones on thrilling final play, advance to face Crete-Monee

The Panthers and Cyclones played against each other in a second round IHSA playoff game this past afternoon of Saturday, November 3.  The two teams have a connection dating back five years.  The infamous Washington Tornado occurred six days prior to a Class 5A Semi-Final match-up between the two ...

Posted: November 07, 2018
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