Cherry Valley News (IL)

Paul Gorski's Cherry Valley News (IL)

News from the Cherry Valley, Illinois area in Winnebago County including: Cherry Valley Township, the Cherry Valley Library District, the Cherry Valley Fire Protection District, and the Cherry Valley Historical Society. 


By: Owner | July 09, 2016

Local Democrats Take Time Out From Campaigning to Work Clothing Drive

For Immediate Release
July 8, 2016

For More Information Contact
Paul Gorski

Local Democratic Candidates Take Time Out from Campaigning to Work Clothing Recycling Drive

ROCKFORD, IL – Local Democratic candidates John Nelson, Angelique Bodine, Tricia Sweeney and David Soll are taking time off from campaigning to volunteer for the Keep Northern Illinois Beautiful (KNIB) Clothing Recycling Drive being held at various locations Saturday, July 9.

John Nelson, candidate for Winnebago County Board Chairman; Angelique Bodine, candidate for State Representative, 69th District; Tricia Sweeney, candidate for State Representative, 68th District, and David Soll,...

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By: Owner | May 11, 2016

I posted earlier (see copy at bottom of this post) that there is a vacancy in the office of Cherry Valley Township Clerk. Most units of government do the least they can to advertise these types of vacancies because frankly, not too many people are interested in being appointed to these positions. Also, state law doesn't require much notice to the public about filling vacancies. Despite the apparent lack of public interest in these appointed/elected positions, I still feel government officials need to be as upfront and vocal about finding qualified candidates to fill these positions. Unfortunately my blog posts here may be too little, too late, but I tried.

As I prepare for my township meeting tonight, I'm hoping that more than one interested...

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By: Owner | May 11, 2016

May 11, 2016 - Notice to Cherry Valley Township residents -

There now exists a vacancy in the office Cherry Valley Township Clerk. This vacancy is to be filled by appointment by the Cherry Valley Township board of trustees. To be eligible to fill the vacancy one must: live in Cherry Valley Township, Illinois, be a registered voter in Winnebago County, Illinois, and must be identified as Republican voter, as you would be filling an elected Republican official's office. Typically party affiliation is determined by your most recent primary voting record (Republican, Democrat, other.)

This vacancy will likely be discussed at the monthly May meeting, tonight, May 11, 2016 at 6:30 PM.

If you are interested in being appointed to this position, please...

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By: Owner | May 06, 2015

Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner has proposed $100 million in budget cuts to Illinois' Medicaid program. These cuts would hurt the poorest of the poor and could throw many nursing home residents out of Illinois nursing homes, not to mention the loss of jobs from the nursing home closures.

Contact Gov. Rauner at:

Read about the nursing home impact below...

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By: Owner | April 16, 2015


April 10, 2015

For more information, please contact Katie Dahl at .

Emily Hurd, Emily White, and Katie Dahl in Concert 

at Just Goods Listening Room on May 1

(Musicians available for interviews in advance of the show.)

Singer-songwriters Emily Hurd, Emily White, and Katie Dahl will perform at Just Goods Listening Room, 201 7 th  St. in Rockford, IL, on Friday, May 1, at 7:00 p.m. Admission is free, but freewill donations are accepted. For reservations or more information, please call 815.965.8903 or visit

Hurd, White, and Dahl are Midwestern songwriters with loyal fan bases and multiple accolades to their collective...

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