Fr. Toni Kretowicz was officially installed as pastor of St. Catherine Parish in Prophetstown and St. Ambrose Parish in Erie on August 31 during a Mass at St. Catherine.
In the girls race, there were 25 athletes. E-P girls won with a score of 63 points. Dixon was second with 94 points.
At halftime area survivors were honored and each received a pink daisy and an ovation for the crowd.
The seed corn industry in Whiteside County has grown over the past few decades and is now estimated to be close to comprise 20,000 acres.
The highlight of the meet for the Panthers was the 6th grade boys winning their division and Charlie Link finishing 2nd overall in a field of 92 runners.
The event helps raise funds to purchase equipment for the department.
Some items began to trickle in on Thursday, but Friday morning student after student arrived at school with donations.