ROCHELLE -- Eswood C.C.S.D. #269 received a $2,500 donation from America's Farmers Grow Communities, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund and directed by local farmer Rick Drendel of Ogle County.
Drendel was selected and given the opportunity to choose which non-profit organization received the funds. ...more
ROCHELLE -- Robert C. Furjanic, 92, of Rochelle, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family at Serenity Hospice & Home on Feb. 7, 2016. Bob was born on Aug. 12, 1923 to Joseph and Mary (Ostrowski) Furjanic in Chicago. He married Rose Shuleff in 1947....more
OREGON -- The Village of Progress Board of Directors elected Dirk Meminger as the newest board member. Dirk is President and CEO of Sauk Valley Bank, a position he assumed in November 2004. He was Chief Financial Officer of the bank from July 1999 until assuming...more