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Haunted Buildings of Freeport Illinois

I have a long history with Freeport Illinois, but plenty of other people have much longer histories. Some of those histories go even past the grave. Here are some stories of a few public buildings…

From  eschilling on April 6th, 2021 0 likes 0 plays

They Call It Pretzel City

Freeport, Illinois is home to the second of the Lincoln-Douglas debates, and there's a statue of both Abraham Lincoln and Stephen Douglas debating at a park in downtown. It's known as the…

From  eschilling on April 6th, 2021 0 likes 0 plays

The Belvidere Tornadoes 50 Years Later

58 people died on April 21, 1967 in a ten-tornado tirade across Northern Illinois that could not have hit at a worse time. 50 years later, WGN-TV Chief Meteorologist Tom Skilling spoke with…

From  eschilling on April 21st, 2020 0 likes 2 plays

QSI AIS Wednesday, April 22 announcements

QSI AIS Wednesday, April 22 announcements distance learning reminders distance learning updates challenge: in the air

From  patrickbinder on April 21st, 2020 0 likes 78 plays

New Normal: Education Goes Digital | March 19, 2020

An update on the U.S. presidential election process leads off today's show, and we take a closer look at what it means to earn delegates. We follow that up with a report on the impact of…

From  CRoskos on March 19th, 2020 0 likes 0 plays