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  1. 1 1/2 Pound Tomato Grown by Mark Ruder
    All the tomatoes are big in the garden of Mark Ruder, 204 N. Davenport, Metamora, Illinois, but this Beefsteak is the biggest. It weights 1 1/2 pounds and has a circumference of 17 inches. For comparison purposes, Ruder holds a tennis ball next to it. Photograph appeared in the Herald 1985-07-25

  2. 13th Annual Madrigal Dinner at Metamora Township High School
    Serving wenches make sure that the guests at the Metamora Township High School's 13th annual Madrigal Dinner receive their just desserts as well as food and drinks. Photograph appeared in the Herald 1988-12-22

  3. 14th Annual Walnut Grove Fine Arts Association Art Show
    Metamora Township High School students Heather Cleveland and Huong Bul captured top awards against adult competition in the 14th Annual Walnut Grove Fine Arts Association Art Show held at the Eureka Christian Church. Heather's ink and watercolor design, "7-Ola," won a blue ribbon and $50.00 cash award in the amateur division, and Huong's graphite pencil drawing, "Double Image," won a third place judge's choice ribbon. The two works were done as assignments in Mrs. Knott's Art I Class. Photograph appeared in the Herald 1984-04-19

  4. 1934 Washburn Township High School Class Reunion
    Members of the 1934 Washburn Township High School graduating class who celebrated their 50-year anniversary August 25, 1984, are: Bertha (Robbins) Armstrong, Home Economics Teacher Lorraine (McKinley) Funk, Elizabeth (Feazel) Iunker, Elsie (Galloway) Stauch, Ruth (Wills) Glaub, Frances (Miles) Loscher, Thomas Parkin, Willard Peabody, John Tweddale and Glen Mansfield. Photograph appeared in the Washburn Leader 1984-09-20

  5. 1983 Marching Redbirds
    The Marching Redbirds have represented Metamora Township High School are well on the marching circuit. The Redbirds were first at Morton's Pumpkin Festival, first in their class and overall grand champion at Sterling, fourth at the University of Illinois and third runners-up at Illinois State University's Field State Championships. The Marching Redbirds complete their 1983 marching competition by participating in the Field Competition at Western Illinois University. Photograph appeared in the Herald 1983-10-21

  6. 1983 Marching Redbirds win first at Pumpkin Festival
    The Metamora Township High School Marching Redbirds won first place in their class at the Morton Pumpkin Festival parade. Second place went to Manual and third place to Pekin. Metamora also placed second in overall points, with first place going to R. O. V. A. The Metamora band paraded with their new banner for the first time. A committee consisting of Chairperson Kris Bernhardy, Kathy Chamberlain, Barbara Hardman, Nancy Pemble, and Betty Points designed the banner. It was sewn together by Betty Kohler. The banner, which measures 3 feet by 8 feet, has a red background with a white circle featuring a Redbird in its center and white letters bordering the banner saying Metamora High School Marching Redbirds. The band wishes to thank everyone who helped in procuring the banner. Photograph appeared in the Herald 1983-09-22

  7. 1983 Metamora Marching Band
    A good crowd was on hand as Metamora's Marching Redbirds hosted their annual Band Day. Some 16 area high school marching bands took part in both parade and field competition. Shown is the Marching Redbirds exit Malone Field after presenting their field program. Metamora, the host school, was not entered in the competition. Photograph appeared in the Herald 1983-10-13

  8. 1983 Metamora Marching Redbirds
    The Marching Redbirds display their new banner and the trophies they won for their performance at Sterling, Illinois. They won first in their class, Best Drum Majors, Best Percussion, Best Winds and were tabbed Grand Champion Band overall in competition. Shown with their awards are: Jill Stoller, Paul Anglin, Lisa Gove, Chris Nemeth and Michelle Ohms. Photograph appeared in the Herald 1983-09-29

  9. 1984 American Legion Award
    Michelle Kiesewetter and Ted Schierer have been selected by the faculty at Metamora Township High School to represent the class of 1984 as American Legion award winners. Photograph appeared in the Herald 1984-04-12

  10. 1984 Illinois State Fair Champion Steer
    Stetson," a 1,205 pound Simmental-Chianina steer, shown by a Woodford County resident, was both the Open and Junior show Grand Champion, selling for $15,000 at the Illinois State Fair Sale of Champions to Beatrice of Chicago. Pictured are: Illinois Beef Queen Cyndi Young, Illinois Governor James R. Thompson, Vice Chairman of Beatrice John Conners, U. S. Secretary of Agriculture John Block, Illinois State Fair Superintendent Mere Miller, Illinois County Fair Queen Wendy Craven, seller Mary Reel of Congerville and Illinois Director of Agriculture Larry Werries. Photograph appeared in the Washburn Leader 1984-08-23

  11. 1984 Lowpoint-Washburn Superior Rating Award for the Band.
    Lowpoint-Washburn Junior High Band President Jennifer Strauch presents Jack Schepper, Lowpoint-Washburn Band Director, with a Superior Rating Award the band won at the recent State Music contest. It was the 18th time in the past 21 years Lowpoint-Washburn has achievced a first-place rating. Photograph appeared in the Washburn Leader 1984-04-19 P. 1

  12. 1984 Marching Redbirds
    The Marching Redbirds' Tom Faulkner beats out his expertise on the kettle drums as the marching Redbirds perform at Band Day '84. Photograph appeared in the Herald 1984-10-25

  13. 1984 Metamora Township High School Marching Band
    First place, Grand Champion overall! That was what Mike Domico and his Marching Redbirds received in competition at Morton Pumpkin Festival Parade. Metamora was one of many bands entered in the festival competition. Photograph appeared in the herald 1984-09-20

  14. 1984 News Years Baby
    Mr. and Mrs. Jeffery Gwinn, Route 5, Metamora, Illinois, brought in the first born child, Jacob Lane, in 1984. Happy News Year. Photograph appeared in the Herald 1984-01-12 P. 1 C. 1-2

  15. 1984 Winter Concert at Metamora Grade School
    A beautiful evening of Christmas music was enjoyed by all who attended the annual Winter concert at the Metamora Grade School. The evening started with the Junior High concert Band playing "Froelich Weihnachten," "Christmas Pastorale," "Rudolph's Christmas Overture," "Greensleeves," and "Angels We Have Heard on High." Next the Prep Chorus, which is sixth graders sang "It's Almost Time For Christmas," "Were You There On That Christmas Night?," "Little Tiny Baby," and "Stars That Twinkle and Shine." The Junior High Chorus followed with an old favorite, "Christmas In a Small Town," "The Innkeeper's Carol," "Carol of the Drum," "Do You Hear What I Hear?" The program concluded with the Sixth Grade Band playing "Christmas Chimes," "See Amid The Winter's Snow," and "Christmas Journey." The choruses were led by Mrs. Ann Marie Markel and accompanied by Kelly Willard of the high school. The bands were directed by Mr. Edward Winkler. Photograph appeared in the Herald 1984-12-27 P. 4

  16. 1985 Babe Ruth Baseball Team
    1985 Babe Ruth Baseball Team from Washburn are: Jeff Cooney, Jim Keith, Shawn Craig, Shad Knight, P.J. Damerell, Dean Clark, Coach Wayne Craig, Fred Travers, Troy Gilmore, Matt Morse, Tim Cook, Rich Thomas, Coach Dick Thomas. Photograph appeared in the Washburn Leader 1985-08-08

  17. 1985 Metamora Township High School
    Parade rest. Photograph appeared in the Herald 1985-10-17

  18. 1985 United Way Campaign Under Way
    The Metamora Unit of the Heart of Illinois United Way opened this year's campaign drive with a kickoff breakfast at Kennel's Homestead. This year's goal of $18,600 was announced. A special Metamora area brochure was also displayed. This year's campaign is headed by Herb Zook, major accounts; Ken Smith, small business; Herman Nauman, education; and Mrs. Guenn Elbert, personal letters. Rocky Elbert is unit chairman. Photograph appeared in the Herald 1985-09-12.

  19. 1985 Washburn Baseball Team-3
    Washburn Baseball Team are: Vince Swanson, John Schumacher, Matt Lowry, Jeremy Palmer, Jason May, Brad Weiss, Billy Osterman, Jason Reeves, Chad Hare, Steve Beschorner, Dan Engle, Brett Thierer, Eddie Weiser. Photograph appeared in the Washburn Leader 1985-07-18

  20. 1985 Washburn Baseball Team-4
    1985 Washburn Baseball Team are: Eric Weiss, Stephen Foster, Kraig Hofstatter, Jamie Eilts, Nick Griffin, Matt Craig, Seth Bond, Randy Shawbeck, John Hulgreen, Mike Curley. Photograph appeared in the Washburn Leader 1985-07-18

  21. 1986 Metamora Township High School Golf Team
    The Metamora Township High School Golf team had a match with Pontiac at the Snag Creek Course. They held a 1-7 mark on the season. Team members are: Rod Smith, Matt Mueller, Mike Swartz, Chuck Fredell, Pete Kurtz, Coach Stromberger, Mike Sniff, Brian Tagron, Mike Hoagland, Rod Waters. Smith, Mueller, Swartz and Fredell are returning lettermen. Photograph appeared in the Herald 1986-09-18 P. 23 C. 1-2-3-4

  22. 1987 Metamora Riding for American Cancer Society
    Riding for American Cancer Society in Metamora, Illinois. Photograph appeared in the Herald 1988-01-07.

  23. 1987 Metamora Township High School Bob Summers
    Metamora's Bob Summers draws a foul from an Olympia defender as he attempts to put up a shot during action in the first quarter of the Redbirds-Spartans game in Garber Gymnasium. The Redbirds registered their 13th win of the season as they dealt Olympia an 88-55 set back. Photograph appeared in the Herald 1987-01-22 P. 16

  24. 1987 Winter Weather
    Old Man Winter says "Hello" 1987. Photograph appeared in the Herald 1988-01-07.

  25. 1987-1988 Lowpoint-Washburn Eighth Grade Basketball Team
    The Lowpoint-Washburn Eighth Grade Basketball Team include: Rusty Kenyon, Craig Hofstatter, Neil Prather, Eric Jenkins, Craig LaPorte, Matt Lowry (Manager), Coach Doug Aeschiliman, Chris Gaiadora, Jeremy Adami, Brad Weiss, David Burtsfield, Vic Helmsoth. Photograph appeared in the Washburn Leader 1988-12-15

  26. 1987-88 Outstanding Elementary Schools Recognition Program
    Metamora Grade School Superintendent Francis Frisk, and Principal Frank Rink are elated about the State Board of Education's recent announcement that Metamora Grade School was one of 24 nominees for the U.S. Department of Education's 1987-88 Outstanding Elementary Schools Recognition Program. Here the two Metamora Grade School administrators look over the district's 44-page nominating applications. Photograph appeared in the Herald 1988-01-04

  27. 1988 "Annie Get Your Gun" Musical
    Gisela Serna helps Indian Jennifer Pierce get her make up on the the 17th annual Metamora Township High School Musical " Annie Get Your Gun." The rollicking comedy-love story was a hit with audiences and cast members who called it one of the funniest, if not one of the hardest, musicals performed at the school. Photograph appeared in the Herald 1988-03-24

  28. 1988 American Legion/Auxiliary Essay Contest
    Winners of the American Legion/Auxiliary Essay contest, sponsored annually, were honored at the annual Memorial Day Services held at the Speaker's Stand on Metamora Square. Pictured here are: Andrea Todt and Stacy White, first and second respectively in class one at St. Mary's School. Becky Knutson and Mark Schneider, first and second respectively in class one at Germantown Hills Junior High, Rob Klobnak and Nathan Fogg, first and second respectively in class one at Metamora Grade School, Regina Young, first in class two at Metamora Township High School. Photograph appeared in the Herald 1988-06-02

  29. 1988 Annual Delivery of Food Baskets
    Peggy Nieschlag and Cindy Gunn sort out various food products as they prepare customized food baskets for the area's needy. About 62 families and senior citizens were presented with food during the annual delivery in December. Photograph appeared in the Herald 1988-12-20

  30. 1988 Austrian Group Studying Exchange Students Visit Metamora
    Visiting Austrians were the toast of the town during a two-day visit to Eureka recently. The Austrian Group Study Exchange was treated to dinner at Myers' Homestead in Metamora, courtesy of the Eureka, Roanoke and Metamora/Germantown Hills Rotary Clubs. Pictured are: Gerhard Redlinger, Josef Weissi, Bernard Wolfram, Walter Antosch, Andreas Oberhauser and Reinhard Balon, all from Austria, and Eli Landendorf, Roanoke, Joe Baker, Metamora/Germantown Hills, and Floyd Sherry, Eureka Rotarians. The Group Student Exchange was expected to spend six weeks in the United States before leaving. Photograph appeared in the Herald 1988-05-07

  31. 1988 Basketball Awards for Grades 3 to 6
    Basketball awards for grades 3 to 6 were won by these Sports Camp participants: Garey Driscoll, free throw champ; Andy Reeb, horse and one-on-one champ, Justin Mogler, one-on-one; Jason Springer, Mr. Defense; and Brad DuBois, horse and free throw champ. Photograph appeared in the Herald 1988-07-07

  32. 1988 Cheerleading Awards for Grades Three through Five
    Cheerleading awards at the Redbird Sports Camp for grades 3-5 were presented to Jennifer Zoss (third); Jill Stelglitz (fourth); Kristen Belcher (fifth) and Jessica DuBois (overall). Photograph appeared in the Herald 1988-06-16

  33. 1988 Collision at Illinois Route 116 Near Hickory Point Road
    Illinois Route 116 was closed for about an hour near Hickory Point Road following a collision of two eastbound semi-trailer-tractor rigs. Duane L. Long, 31, of Hanover, Wisconsin collided with the rear of a rig driven by Larry R. Montgomery, 35, of Monroe, Wisconsin according to state police reports. According to the reports, Montgomery had slowed to a stop because of a motorist who was trying to turn left from the eastbound lane. Montgomery sustained minor injuries. Long was admitted to St. Francis Medical Center for treatment of minor injuries. Photograph appeared in the Herald 1988-06-02

  34. 1988 Emergency 116 Presents a Service Award
    Jeanne Swords, captain of Emergency 116, presents a service award to Kathy Nauman who has given a great deal of time and service to EMT training and education in ambulance departments throughout the area. Nauman, who is also on the Emergency 116 squad, began her duties when the ambulance service began on February 1, 1979. Photograph appeared in the Herald 1988-06-16

  35. 1988 Fine Art of Paper Making
    Artist Jane Haeffele shows Riverview students the fine art of papermaking with cotton pulp. Photograph appeared in the Herald 1988-06-02.

  36. 1988 Flowers
    Flowers of 1988- Photograph appeared in the Herald 1988-05-05

  37. 1988 Fund Raiser for Bonnie Meyer
    A fund-raising drive for a Peoria resident who needs a heart and lung transplant netted about $1,800.00 in Metamora, Illinois. Organizer Wilbert Marchand said that about 500 people attended the three hour event which included a hog roast and predictions from a local psychic. The event was sponsored by area churches, businesses and residents. Marchand said that fund-raising efforts will continue throughout the area for Bonnie Meyer, who will die unless she receives the transplant. So far $40,000.00 out of a needed $140,000.00 has been raised. Photograph appeared in the Herald 1988-06-09

  38. 1988 Germantown Hills Elementary School Presents "Values Bring Happiness"
    The second grade class of Joyce Heiple at Germantown Hills Elementary School presented a play recently entitles, "Values Bring Happiness." Outstanding historical figures were represented in the production including Abe Lincoln, played by Adam Miller. Photograph appeared in the Herald 1988-06-02

  39. 1988 Illinois Valley Library System's Bicycle Safety Poster Contest Winners
    Luke Baker, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Baker of Route #4, Metamora, won first place in the Illinois Valley Library System's Bicycle Safety Poster Contest. He received a gold medal and a bicycle padlock. Stephanie Rogers, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Buddy Rogers of Route #5, Metamora, won third place in the Illinois Valley Library System contest. She received a bronze medal and a reflecting velcro leg band. Luke's poster has been sent to the state contest in Springfield for judging. Both winners are third graders at Germantown Hills Elementary School. Making the presentation was Grant Fredericksen. Photograph appeared in the herald 1988-05-19

  40. 1988 Kent Richard of Eureka Appointed Administrator of Maple Lawn Health Center
    Kent Richard, of Eureka, Illinois, was appointed administrator of the Maple Lawn Health Center in Eureka. Kent Richard has been a part of the Maple Lawn organization since September 1982. For the past three years, he has supervised the administration of 66 cottages and 100 apartments. Prior to that, he was the social worker in the Health Center, served as director of the Aging Cooperative of Eureka, was director of the Mennonite Voluntary Service Unit, and director of the Transportation Program. He is licensed in the State of Illinois as a nursing home administrator and is an accredited resident manager from the Institute of Real Estate management. Richard is a native of Creston, Ohio. He graduated summa cum laude from Eastern Mennonite College, Harrisonburg, Virginia, with a degree in social work. He also graduated from Illinois Central College with a certificate in long-term care management. Presently, he is pursuing a Master of Health Service Administration degree from the College of St. Francis in Joliet, Illinois. Photograph in the Herald 1988-05-05

  41. 1988 Lakeview Museum's Annual Summer Circus
    Louise Lawrence, a Germantown Hills Elementary School teacher, helps children at Lakeview Museum's annual Summer Circus create bubble masterpieces. Over 100 children attended the week-long arts and sciences program. Bubbleology was one of a multitude of activities which incorporated art and science. Photograph appeared in the Herald 1988-08-18

  42. 1988 Lakeview Museum's Annual Summer Circus II
    Metamora resident Arlene Rush helps Michelle Plack of Brimfield make a whistle using a plastic straw during Lakeview Museum's annual Summer Circus. Three members of the Rush family, including Arlene, volunteered to help during the week-long event. "We thought it would be neat to come out and do," Arlene said. Photograph appeared in the Herald 1988-08-18.

  43. 1988 Little Guys and Gals Golf Tourney
    Jill Rachford may have found her niche during this summer as she tried her hand at golf. The young lady began golfing in June and has already won awards in two tournaments. She took first place in the age 7-8 category in the Little Guys and Gals Golf Tourney in Peoria in July, and placed second in the age 6-8 category of the Junior Open in Pekin, Illinois. Jill is a third grade student at Germantown Hills Grade School. Photograph appeared in the Herald 1988-09-08

  44. 1988 Lowpoint-Washburn against the Rockets
    Matt Morse, the Wildcats; fine junior guard, doesn't let the Roanoke-Benson defense stand in his way as he scores two points in the Lowpoint-Washburn,Roanoke-Benson contest. The Rockets did use good defensive play, however, to defeat the Wildcats 64-52 in the Woodford County Tourney Contest. Photograph appeared in the Washburn Leader 1988-01-21

  45. 1988 Lowpoint-Washburn Junior Varsity Cheerleaders
    The Lowpoint-Washburn Junior Varsity Cheerleaders include: Stacy Morse, Ellie Aeschliman, Amanda Cochran, Mary Aeschleman, Nessa Smith. Photograph appeared in the Washburn Leader 1988-12-15

  46. 1988 Lowpoint-Washburn Lady Wildcats Class A Reginal Tourney
    Lisa Wadas puts up a shot for the Lowpoint-Washburn Lady Wildcats in the Washburn Class A Regional Tourney. Lowpoint-Washburn dropped a 59-33 decision to Roanoke-Benson to close out its season with a 5-16 mark. Photograph appeared in the Washburn Leader 1988-02-11

  47. 1988 Lowpoint-Washburn Tri-County Championship
    Another Tri-County Championship. Photograph appeared in the Washburn Leader 1988-01-07

  48. 1988 Lowpoint-Washburn Varsity Girls Basketball Team
    Lowpoint-Washburn varsity girls basketball team represented Wildcat land very well in the recent Tri-County Tournament by winning third place. The team includes: Dawn Pollard, Holly Nighswonger, Coach Rhonda Fecht, Jennifer Strauch, Juli Spicer, Lisa Wadas, Jenny Ehlers. Photograph appeared in the Washburn Leader 1988-02-04

  49. 1988 Matt Lowry Wins Champion Shorthorn Steer Honors
    Matt Lowry, a member of the Bell Plain Hustlers 4-H Club and an eight grade student at Lowpoint-Washburn Junior High, has done very well exhibiting his shorthorn steer. Matt won Champion Shorthorn Steer honors at both the Heart of Illinois Fair and the Marshall-Putnam Fair. Earlier, he won the same honors at the Illinois Beef Expo in Springfield, Illinois. Matt will be competing in the Marshall County 4-H Show and also at the Illinois State Fair. Matt is the son of Jack and June Lowry of Washburn, Illinois. Photograph appeared in the Washburn Leader 1988-07-28

  50. 1988 Metamora 11 & 12 year Old Bronco Traveling Baseball Team
    The Metamora 11- and 12-year old Bronco Traveling Team finished their season at 13-5. They finished second in the league during the regular season and took first place in the league tournament. The team includes: Andy Reeb, Brandon Noll, Mark Fandel, Anthony Burns, Matt Guth, Jason Trotter, Matt Hart, Coach John Cummings, Aaron Shuda, Josh Springer, Jason Springer, Ben Noll, Todd Cheek, Ron Woods, Brad DuBois, Coach Mike DuBois. Photograph appeared in the Herald 1988-08-25

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