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  • Rita L. Ray

    DIXON – Rita L. Ray, 71, of Dixon, died Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016, at KSB Hospital in Dixon.She was bor ...
    Feb. 7, 2016 - 5:05 pm
  • Hazel Strauch

    CHADWICK – Hazel Strauch, 98, of Chadwick, died Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016, at Good Samaritan Nursing Home in Mount Carroll.
    Feb. 7, 2016 - 5:05 pm
  • Flora J. ‘Jeanie’ Samuel

    POLO – Flora Jean “Jeanie” Samuel, 74, of Polo, died Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016, at her home. Jeanie wa ...
    Feb. 7, 2016 - 5:05 pm
  • Rachel S. Saenz

    STERLING – Rachel Sue Saenz, 68, of Sterling died Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016, at Regency Care Center in Sterling.
    Feb. 7, 2016 - 5:05 pm
  • Kenneth Helfrich

    DIXON – Kenneth Helfrich, 64, of Dixon died Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016, at Serenity Hospice & Home in Oregon.
    Feb. 7, 2016 - 5:05 pm
  • Bernard Edward “Bud” Gerdes

    HARMON – Bernard Edward “Bud” Gerdes died Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016, at OSF St. Anthony Medical Center in Rockford, with family at his side.
    Feb. 7, 2016 - 5:05 pm
  • Robert “Bob” Philip Pfeifer Sr.

    DIXON – Robert “Bob” Philip Pfeifer Sr., 88, of Dixon, died Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016, at Kishwaukee Hospital in DeKalb. He was a farmer, carpenter, and ...
    Feb. 7, 2016 - 5:05 pm
  • Phyllis J. Wagenknecht

    STERLING – Phyllis J. Wagenknecht, 90, of Sterling died Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016, at Parkway Center in Sterling.
    Feb. 7, 2016 - 5:05 pm
  • Seasonal worship focuses on Jesus

    DIXON – The Dixon Area Christian Ministerial Association will have community Lenten services from Feb. 14 until March 13.
    Feb. 6, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Gianna Nancy Nichole Ankney

    DIXON – Gianna Nancy Nichole Ankney, 3 months, of Dixon, died Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016, at Rockford Memorial Hospital.
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 9:03 pm
  • Car club chapter help nonprofit organizations

    DIXON – Reagan Country Classics Car Club members recently donated about $4,500 to various nonprofit organizations in Dixon, Sterling, Franklin Grove, ...
    Feb. 6, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Being of good cheer

    President Obama's State of the Union address inspired me to imagine a new world.As a nation, we are ...
    Feb. 6, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Local fire department elects new officers

    MANLIUS – Manlius Fire Department members met in January at the fire hall.Robert Reglin, president, ...
    Feb. 6, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Applications sought for Carroll scholarships

    SAVANNA – The Dorothy Footitt Scholarship Committee has announced that scholarships are available to graduating seniors, who attend a state-accredited ...
    Feb. 6, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Food sanitation class planned

    STERLING – A food service sanitation manager certification course will be offered from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Feb. 15 in the learning center at Emerald Hill ...
    Feb. 6, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • SUPPORT GROUPS, CLUBS, AND SERVICES

    Saturday, Feb. 6Alcoholics Anonymous, 9 a.m., closed, Big Book, United Methodist Church, 201 E. Chic ...
    Feb. 6, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • COMMUNITY EVENTS

    Saturday, Feb. 6Farmers Market, 8 a.m.-noon, Twin City Market, indoors, 106 Avenue A, Sterling, 815- ...
    Feb. 6, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Shelter Insurance

    MANLIUS – The Shelter Insurance Foundation will award a $2,000 scholarship,to a Bureau Valley High School graduate.
    Feb. 6, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Quarters at auction to help local club

    ROCK FALLS – A quartermania fundraiser for the Eagles Club FOE Rock Falls will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at the club, 321 W. Second St.
    Feb. 6, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Kindergarteners can register soon

    ROCK FALLS – The kindergarten round-up for the 2016-17 school year at East Coloma-Nelson School District 20 will be Thursday and Friday at the school, ...
    Feb. 6, 2016 - 1:15 am

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