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Lifestyles

Essay contest winners announced

At the Elks Northwest District meeting at the Oglesby Elks Lodge, Claire Senica of Oglesby was announced as the seventh- and eighth-grade winner of the Illinois State Essay contest for Division 2. Madilyn Barnhart of Dixon was the fifth- and sixth-grade winner. More than 1,300 essays were written on the topic, what does America mean to me.

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