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School district in Fulton planning for a school resource officer  WQAD Moline

If the plan is approved, the city and the school board hope to have the resource officer in schools by September.

Fulton schools are hiring a school resource officer  WQAD Moline

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Man arrested after “credible” threats cause lockdown at Fulton High School  WQAD Moline

Fulton Police determined the threats to be credible, and the investigation determined that 18-year-old Blake Dornbush, an alumni of Fulton High School, was a ...

UPDATE: Former Fulton High School student sentenced to probation for threat  KWQC-TV6

18-year-old Blake Dornbush was arrested after Fulton High School went on lockdown due to a reported threat.

Family, fire department remember founding member of Gwinnett's fire service

Griffin, who was the county's second fire department hire, opened the Norcross station in January 1971 alongside Ray Mattison, who later became the ...

Prep Volleyball: Fulton opens postseason with victory  Clinton Herald

The Fulton High School volleyball team earned a bye in Monday's Regional quarterfinals in preparation for Erie-Prophetstown on Tuesday night.

Fulton principal heading to regional office

Board will vote this week on promoting assistant principal to take over for Tennyson.

Illinois HS boys basketball: Fulton tops Riverdale, advances  Clinton Herald

FULTON, Ill. — The Fulton Steamers knew Riverdale was going to be tough, but they mustered a powerful second half to take the second regional game 47-32 ...

Former Fulton High teacher gets 10 years for sex with student

GENESEO – A former Fulton High School teacher and baseball coach was sentenced to 10 years for having a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old student ...

Anatomy of a School Lockdown: A Threat, Then the Anxious Wait  The New York Times

Schools have seen more threats and false alarms since the recent shooting in Parkland, Fla. “We can no longer say, 'Aww, he didn't mean it,'” an Illinois officer ...

Fulton's state-champion thrower Lindeman headed to Wisconsin

FULTON – Four years ago, Chloe Lindeman went to the University of Wisconsin for a basketball camp. Come next fall, the Fulton High School senior will be ...

Fulton man accused of threatening students facing two felonies

FULTON – A former Fulton High School student was charged Wednesday with two counts of felony disorderly conduct in connection with texted threats ...

Fulton High School  Quad City Times

FULTON (Illinois) High School has selected these outstanding seniors from its class of 71 students:

Fulton basketball coach proposes to cheerleading coach at game  KWQC-TV6

Shelby Wilkens, a cheer coach at Fulton, says YES when basketball coach Jeffery Hoese proposed to her on Tuesday's home game. Congrats to the happy ...

High school graduation ceremonies begin this week

High school graduations begin this week all across the Sauk Valley. The following ceremonies will be in the schools' gym unless otherwise indicated:

Fulton High School Prepares for Homecoming on GMQC Score Pep Rally

Fulton, ILLINOIS – The high school showed up in full support for its second GMQC Score Pep Rally in consecutive years. Even better this year, it's Homecoming ...

New assistant principal now getting settled  Clinton Herald

FULTON, Ill. — When Fulton High School begins its school year this week, there will be a new face in the assistant principal's office.

More than 100 Sauk Valley students named State Scholars

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Student Assistance Commission, which provides information and financial assistance to college-bound students, Tuesday released ...

McBride, Newman use big plays to bury Steamers

FULTON – Connor McBride says he sees lights when he takes a handoff and finds a gap in the defense. If that's true, McBride probably should have been ...

Fulton Fall Festival: Butterflies, bounce houses and the bicentennial

FULTON – The Fulton Fall Festival runs Saturday and Sunday at Heritage Canyon, 515 N. Fourth St., and Andresen Nature Center, 409 N. Fourth St.

Prep football "GameNight Guide"  Quad-Cities Online

Time: 7:30 p.m. at Bob Reade Field. Radio: WJRE-FM 102.5. Internet: Twitter: @jaydub_DA. Gamenight: Barring the IHSA moving to district ...

State senator takes questions from Fulton students, administrators

FULTON – State Sen. Neil Anderson is able to keep the situation in Springfield in perspective.

Fulton High School honors graduates  Quad-Cities Online

FULTON -- Fulton High School's Class of 2015 graduated in a ceremony that took place Sunday, May 24, 2015, at the school.

Big runs lift Steamers | Sports |  Clinton Herald

FULTON, Ill. — Keegan Kloepping and Kyle Schipper buried three consecutive 3-pointers in an 11-0 run that helped Fulton come back from a 20-12 deficit to ...

Rock Falls boy, 17, accused of threatening school, charged with felony

ROCK FALLS – A 17-year-old Rock Falls High School student is charged with felony disorderly conduct and is suspended after police say he threatened the ...

Former Prophetstown, Fulton students get probation for making threats

MORRISON – Two men in their late teens charged in cases involving threats made at or to a school have pleaded guilty to misdemeanor disorderly conduct.

Dixon grad gets the best of both worlds as assistant principal

DIXON – A Dixon native has spent the past 5 years getting his teaching skills down to a science, and it's paid off. Now he's gone from behind the teacher's desk ...

North Boone outlasts Byron to win first regional title in 25 years  WIFR

BYRON, Ill. (WIFR) -- North Boone made history Saturday afternoon when the Vikings defeated regional host Byron 13-7 to win its first regional plaque since ...

ALAH students continue helping Hurricane Harvey victims  Herald & Review

ARTHUR — Students from the Arthur-Lovington-Atwood-Hammond High School National Honor Society were moved after watching news footage of Hurricane ...

Appleknockers, Wooden Shoes, Flaming Hearts: The stories behind unique Central Illinois mascot names  Herald & Review

How schools have chosen nicknames varies. Some schools vote on them — MacArthur students chose “Generals” by student vote in September 1957. Others ...

Thousands raised to help provide Project Grad students with laptops  WATE 6 On Your Side

The community stepped up in a big way to help young people heading to college. During WATE 6 On Your Side's telethon on Thursday, $36569 was raised for ...

Fulton teen eyes City Hall, optometry career

FULTON – One of the first things visitors to Paula's Archiving will notice isn't the age of the owner – although not every 17-year-old is helping preserve ...

Taking their shots in the Three-Point Showdown  Prairie Advocate

Kylee Sweenie of Fulton High School and West Carroll High School's McKenna Sullivan of Savanna take aim in the Three-Point Showdown on Feb. 15 at the ...

Emma Walker: Anatomy of a teen cheerleader's murder  WATE 6 On Your Side

Emma Walker had two loves: helping animals and helping people. She dreamed of being either a veterinarian or a NICU nurse. As she got older, she gravitated ...

Funeral Saturday for Knoxville teen who died saving 3 friends  WATE 6 On Your Side

WATE 6 On Your Side staff - KNOXVILLE (WATE) - Family, friends and the Knoxville community said their final farewells to the teen many consider a hero.

BLIND makes a big difference at area schools

Building Lasting Impressions that Never Die (BLIND) program includes three surrounding communities beside our own. Rock Falls, Morrison, Newman and ...

Knox County single mother raising money to send son to wrestling tournament  WATE 6 On Your Side

Elijah Davis is out to prove hard work pays off. As a freshman at Fulton High, Elijah racked up 26 wins as a member of the Falcons wrestling team. His success at ...

Stark schools mark leadership change  Kewanee Star Courier

By Tammy Wilkinson Of The Star Courier WYOMING – Monday's upcoming Stark County School Board meeting will mark the last one for longtime ...

Teacher gets 6 months in jail for sex with student  Quad City Times

A Fulton (Ill.) High School teacher who had sex with a student will serve six months in jail.

Route 84 Tourney Dec. 10-17  Carroll County Mirror-Democrat

Ten boys basketball teams are participating in the Route 84 Holiday Tournament hosted by West Carroll and Fulton high schools.

State-bound Cru facing similar club in Aurora Christian

It appears Marquette Academy coach Todd Hopkins and Aurora Christian coach Andy Zorger are looking for the same thing, and it's actually something other ...

Police: Fulton teacher had sexual relationship with minor  Quad City Times

A Fulton (Ill.) High School teacher has been arrested on charges she had a sexual relationship with a 16-year-old student.

Marine vet ending cross-state trek in Quad-Cities  Quad-Cities Online

HILLSDALE — Marine veteran Brian Geerts is trekking through the area this weekend in an effort to help prevent veteran suicides.

Although meeting for first time, Tennessee, West Virginia shared similar heartbreak in 2007  WATE 6 On Your Side

For the Mountaineers, 'Country Roads' bring them home but for the Vols it's 'Rocky Top' that's home sweet home. Despite the two flagship institutions being just ...

Knoxville high school football player Zaevion Dobson killed in gang shooting  WATE 6 On Your Side

Knoxville Police Department said they believe Brandon Perry was involved in a shooting that served as a catalyst for three other shootings that left 2 dead and 1 ...

Ottens Shootout honors one of Fulton's greatest players  Clinton Herald

The third annual Eric Ottens Memorial Shootout is scheduled for Saturday on Fulton High School's Stan Borgman Court with the first of four varsity boys ...

Going Dutch in Fulton

A parade of provinces makes its way through Fulton on Saturday along a downtown street lined with spectators who turned out to watch the city's annual Dutch ...

2017-18 High School Confidential: Week 24  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Welcome to Year 2 of High School Confidential, a project involving 36 area high school students who will write weekly for The News-Gazette and ...

Deadly Knox County shooting case bound to grand jury  WATE 6 On Your Side

The man accused in the shooting death of a former Fulton High School basketball player appeared in Knox County court for a preliminary hearing.

Fulton High senior, recipient of Inky Johnson scholarship, opens up about adversity  WATE-TV

Graduating Fulton High School student Jakayia Fain opened up about winning this year's Overcoming Adversity Scholarship and the hardships she's worked ...

'24 Strong': ESPN 30 for 30 film tells story of Zaevion Dobson  WATE 6 On Your Side

Almost two years ago, Zaevion Dobson died while shielding his friends from gunfire and now his heroic act is being shared in an ESPN documentary.

Strong finish earns Fulton's Germann coach of year award  Saukvalley

At the beginning of the season, Fulton suffered an ugly loss at Riverdale. Longtime Steamers coach Stacy Germann verbally let her team have it afterward.

Knox County Schools appoints new principal to Career Magnet Academy  WATE 6 On Your Side

Knoxville's Career Magnet Academy is getting a new principal.

Nicholas J. Luskey  Quad City Times

FULTON, Ill. — Nicholas J. Luskey, 22, of Fulton, Illinois, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017, at University Hospitals, Iowa City.

Michael H. Jones  Quad City Times

FULTON, Ill. — Michael H. “Mikey” Jones, 31, of Fulton, died Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2014, at University Hospitals, Iowa City. Funeral *service* will be 10:30 a.m. ...

Rebels: Looking for better things in 2015-16  Canton Daily Ledger

Ever since last season ended, the South Fulton high school boys basketball team has been ready to hit the court for a new season.

Gateway-area Halloween activities (with Trick or Treat times)  Clinton Herald

Oct. 30. 5 p.m. Savanna, Ill. Halloween Parade with Trick or Treat to follow (until 8 p.m.). Oct. 31. 3 to 5 p.m. Lyons Trick or Treating; 4 to 7 p.m. Trick or Treat in ...

Chicago-area high schools lead the state in ACT performance  Chicago Tribune

New data show that graduates at more than half of Illinois high schools with ACT scores failed to score above 21, the national average. That score is one method ...

Zenobia Dobson reacts to sentencing in her son's murder trial  WATE 6 On Your Side

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) - Three men were sentenced Friday for the murder of Zaevion Dobson. The Knoxville teen died while protecting his friends from ...

High school athletes commit on National Signing Day  WATE 6 On Your Side

National Signing Day has arrived. Thousands of high school athletes will be signing scholarships across the country.

Boys bowling: Sikkema hopes success lures more Steamers to alley

Seth Sikkema is just 15 years old, but when you talk bowling with the Fulton High School freshman, he sure comes across as a lot older.

Graduation ceremonies throughout the Sauk Valley

Area high school graduation ceremonies, all in the high school gym or auditorium, unless otherwise noted:

Attention-giver: Challand principal reluctantly accepts spotlight

Staff, students treat Birdsley to parade through school to celebrate award.

WIU Alumni Officiate IHSA State Basketball Tournament  Western Illinois University News

MACOMB, IL — The journey to being selected as an official for the Illinois High School Association (IHSA) boys' state final basketball tournament isn't an easy ...

Meet AT1 Rob Mathiesen, Aviation Electronics Technician aboard the USS Dwight D. Eisenhower

Aviation Electronics Technician Petty Officer 1st Class, Rob Mathiesen calls Clinton, Iowa home. He went to Clinton High School and graduated from Fulton High ...

Sweger steps down; Hamilton steps in  Bureau County Republican

OHIO — A new superintendent will walk the halls at Ohio Schools next year. After 11 years at Ohio, Sharon Sweger has decided to step down and retire from her ...

Knoxville police canvas neighborhood, hope to get new leads in 2015 cold case  WATE 6 On Your Side

Knoxville Police Department said they are hoping to get new leads in the unsolved murder of Kameron Mills.

25 years of Master Teachers: Simply amazing!  Quad-Cities Online

We recently celebrated the 25th year our newspapers have honored educators in the region by awarding brass bells to Master Teachers. Given that I was one of ...

Erie High School  Quad City Times

ERIE (Illinois) High School has selected these outstanding seniors from its class of 47 students:

Mike Papoccia of Newman Central Catholic High School named Bears Coach of the Week  Fox 32 Chicago

LAKE FOREST, Ill. – Mike Papoccia of Newman Central Catholic High School in Sterling, IL was named the Chicago Bears High School “Coach of the Week” for ...

Harvey: See destruction of monster storm from our reporters on the ground  USA TODAY

As Tropical Storm Harvey moves across Texas, here are some of the Twitter images and videos by USA TODAY NETWORK journalists showing the serious ...

Southwestern ranks fourth in nation for scholastic quiz bowl team

PIASA - With 80 teams from 21 states, the competition at the 2016 Small School National Championship Quiz Bowl Tournament was extremely tough.

2016 PARCC test results  Chicago Tribune

The Tribune reviewed the passing, or proficiency, rate on the PARCC exams across both reading and math in all grades tested at some 3,700 schools, ...

Knoxville wrestler, Buddy Landel, dies at 53  WATE 6 On Your Side

American wrestler "Nature Boy" Buddy Landel died at his home on Monday.

The Top 100 Girls All-Time Great Southwest Athletes  MileSplit

We used our database to find the top 100 athletes all-time in each of the events at the Great Southwest Outdoor Track and Field Classic.

Watch hometown sailors at work on the USS Dwight D. Eisenhower in the Atlantic Ocean

NORFOLK, Virginia — At all hours of the day, more than 5,000 sailors in the United States Navy operate, launch aircraft and maintain the USS Dwight D.

Hurricane Harvey Damages Buildings in Rockport; At Least 10 Injured  The Weather Channel

Damage reports begin to emerge from where Harvey roared shore.

Two dead, at least 30 unaccounted for as Harvey slams Texas  USA TODAY

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — As residents of the Texas Gulf Coast braced for days of "catastrophic" flooding from a weakened tropical storm Harvey, a law ...

Judge in Norman Clark trial says missing tape is gift to defense  WATE 6 On Your Side

It was the second day in a trial for a man charged with killing his pregnant girlfriend.

Mackey named Athletic Director of the Year by IADA  Geneseo Republic

Travis Mackey was named 2015 Athletic Director of the Year of Class “3A & 4A” by the Illinois Athletic Directors Association (IADA) and was honored recently at ...

Barack Obama's Speech About Gun Control: Read the Transcript  TIME

President Barack Obama unveiled a new set of executive actions aimed at limiting gun violence in a press conference Tuesday from the White House.

Nation's Top 500 Boys XC Returnees For 2017

Check out the top 500 boys cross country returnees for the 2017 cross country season.

The Top 50 Mets of All Time: #39 John Milner  Amazin' Avenue

John "The Hammer" Milner was selected by the Mets in the 14th round (#301 overall) of the 1968 draft out of South Fulton High School in East Point, Georgia.

February 2009 Archives  Jawa Report

Daniel Pearl's Father Fearful Of Anti-Semitism On Campus. It's bad enough that the Pearl family had to live through the savage beheading of their son by ...

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