ContributorsPublishersAdvertisers

Carroll County, IL

mycarrollcountynews.com

RUSSELL J. LIBBERTON

SAVANNA—Russell J. Libberton, 89, of Savanna, passed away Wednesday, May 18, 2022, at MercyOne Medical Center in Clinton, Iowa. Russell was born on the family farm on Aug. 18, 1932, son of Will and Florence (Hicks) Libberton. He was the youngest of 12 children and grew up in rural Mount Carroll.
SAVANNA, IL
Picture for RUSSELL J. LIBBERTON
Rochelle News-Leader

Northwest Illinois Household Hazardous Waste collection event is June 11

MOUNT CARROLL — The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA) in cooperation with Carroll and Jo Daviess counties will be sponsoring a free household Hazardous Waste (HHW) collection event on Saturday, June 11 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Carroll County Highway Department located at 10735 Mill Road, Mount Carroll, Illinois, just off Illinois Route 52 and Illinois Route 64.
MOUNT CARROLL, IL
KWQC

Crash involving power lines shuts down Rt. 84 for hours near Savanna, Illinois

SAVANNA, Ill. (KWQC) - A busy highway in Carroll County had to be closed for several hours after a crash brought down multiple power lines. It happened just after 1 a.m. Tuesday on Illinois Route 84 about a mile south of Savanna. The Carroll County Sheriff’s Office said 25-year-old Luke...
Picture for Crash involving power lines shuts down Rt. 84 for hours near Savanna, Illinois
TOP CITIES
YOU MAY ALSO LIKE
mycarrollcountynews.com

Plant sale this Saturday

The Mount Carroll Chamber of Commerce and the Farmers Market will hold the first annual. Plant Sale from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, May 14. The community event will be held in the parking lot by Tina's Ice Cream Shoppe, 409 N. Main St., downtown Mount Carroll. Many favorite Farmers Market...
MOUNT CARROLL, IL
aroundptown.com

Weekend Events For April 29th – May 1st

Submitted by Diane Bausman, Blackhawk Waterways CVB. Friday, April 29th the Savanna Museum will host the April edition of Music at the Museum featuring local favorite, guitarist Marques Morel performing live. The show starts at 7:30 pm. Friday, April 29th Henry’s Double K in Mt. Carroll welcomes back Shaylyn O’Laughlin...
CHADWICK, IL

See the Dangerous Rogue Barges that Bounced Down the MS River

We all know it's called the "Mighty Mississippi" for a good reason and it is evident in the stray barges that floated away and slammed into the Savanna-Sabula bridge. The incident closed the bridge for three hours over the weekend but it has since reopened, according to the Carroll County Sheriff. KWQC reports that three people had to be saved as the barges broke away from the tugboats. One barge hit the Savanna-Sabula bridge on the Illinois side before running aground. The bridge was checked for damage before it was reopened. Here are a few pictures taken of the rogue barges:
BETTENDORF, IA
gopios.com

Softball Suffers First Conference Doubleheader Loss

DECATUR, Ill. --The Carroll Pioneers were not able to record a run against Millikin pitcher senior Armstrong on Saturday and were shut out 8-0 by the No. 22 Big Blue. Junior Breanna Roberts (4-3) started and took the loss in the circle for Carroll (14-9, 6-3). At the plate, the...
DECATUR, IL
MyStateline.com

A rainy end to the work week

Temperatures will fall from the warmer weather we saw Thursday, but we will still be near normal Friday. Saturday is going to be well above average with some sunshine returning to the forecast. Winds Friday will be between 10-20mph with gusts up to 35, but Saturday winds will be stronger...
ROCKFORD, IL
mycarrollcountynews.com

Tree planting in MC for Arbor Day event

Great news. Another "big whoop" for Mount Carroll. Once again, the city is recognized as a Tree City — for the 28th year. This year Arbor Day is Friday, April 29, and the Carroll County Courthouse will join the City of Mount Carroll to host a tree planting ceremony. This partnership will enable us to celebrate Arbor Day by planting three new trees on the courthouse lawn.
MOUNT CARROLL, IL
mycarrollcountynews.com

Savanna KCs present ‘Passion of the Christ’

The Knights of Columbus of St. John The Baptist Church are once again pleased to offer free to the public the presentation of Mel Gibson's iconic “The Passion of the Christ.”. This event will take place at the Savanna Times Theater at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 16. All are...
SAVANNA, IL
mycarrollcountynews.com

Vote-by-mail available

Voters who want to cast their ballots in upcoming elections by mail may now fill out vote-by-mail applications online. Due to a law taking effect for the November general election, Carroll County Clerk Amy Buss and her office staff will be sending out cards to area registered voters which will allow, but not require them, to sign up for a permanent vote-by-mail list.
CARROLL COUNTY, IL