- Freeport murder suspect Damon Dixson taken into custody in Rockford
- Local gas station employee arrested for selling liquor to minor
- Renewable Fuel Standard delay ‘a mixed blessing,’ Bustos says
- Rockford delegation presents inaugural ‘Rockford Award’ to Norwegian Air
- Education in Illinois making slow progress, according to report
- Illinois GOP Congressional delegation: Obama’s immigration plan undermines rule of law
- Suspect, 17, charged in Halloween hit-and-run in Roscoe
- Saint Anthony College of Nursing president to retire
- Man found guilty in deadly August 2013 crash at Mulford and Garrett Lane
- ‘The Price is Right Live!’ at Coronado March 1; tickets on sale Nov. 21
March 29, April 19 meetings to explore creation of paddling club
MONROE, Wis. — The Friends of the Pecatonica River Foundation (FPRF) will host informational meetings about starting a canoe and kayak club in southwestern Wisconsin and northwestern Illinois at 7 p.m., Thursday, March 29, and 7 p.m., Thursday, April 19.
The meetings will be at the Monroe, Wis., Public Library, 925 16th Ave., Monroe, Wis.
The purpose of the meetings is to determine the level of interest in a paddling club in the stateline region. More than 565 canoes and kayaks are registered in Stephenson County and more than 5,500 in the six-county region of northwestern Illinois and at least 5,000 in the six-county region of southwestern Wisconsin.
Discussion at the meetings will cover “Learning a ‘Lifetime Sport’”; points of access on the Pecatonica, Sugar, Rock, Kishwaukee, Platte, Plum and other rivers in the area; joining the American Canoe Association; and a PowerPoint presentation about “Illinois’ Friendliest Paddle.”
For more details, contact Roger Schamberger at (815) 238-7888 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
From the March 28-April 3, 2012, issue