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    Winnebago holds a special remembrance on Sept. 11
    Sept. 18, 2014
    WINNEBAGO – The flags were set up, all 136 of them, every 50 feet on Elida Road from the Dollar Store all the way to Cunningham Road, which was a nice lead in to arriving at the Winnebago Library on Thursday, Sept. 11, for a remembrance ceremony of all those who perished on that fateful day 13 years ago.......**see the Gazette for full story**

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    Belvidere Township braces for increase in electric bills
    Sept. 18, 2014
    LOVES PARK - Rockford Charter Chapter of VietNow members outdid their organization with this year's POW/MIA ceremony that took place a week earlier than usual due to VietNow bringing in "The Wall That Heals." **see the Herald for full story**

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    Josiah’s Angel unveiled during 9/11 memorial tribute
    Sept. 18, 2014
    BYRON – How appropriate it was for a very special art project to be unveiled at Byron’s Fire Station on Thursday, Sept. 11. In last week’s edition of the Tempo it was announced that Byron firefighter Josiah Henson’s project would be unveiled, and a picture was featured of his work in progress.
    **see the Tempo for full story**

Sept. 18, 2014
First annual Tour de Prairie
ride hosted by Pec Rotary Club
PECATONICA - Come have fun and exercise along the way. On Oct. 4 from noon till 4 p.m. Registration starts at 11a.m. at Sumner Park in Pecatonica. This is a fun event for the whole family. Enjoy the day with a bike trip to Winnebago and back making stops at local establishments along the way. Round trip it's a 16-mile ride.
Have a chance to win a $200 gift card, $100 cash, season tickets to Pec Playhouse Theatre or many other prizes. For more information please visit for details.