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  • Deloras J. Morgan

    ROCK FALLS – Deloras J. Morgan, 89, of Rock Falls, died Tuesday, March 31, 2015, at CGH Medical Center in Sterling. She was an assembler for many year ...
    April 1, 2015 - 10:23 pm
  • Dolores M. Heun

    FULTON – Dolores M. Heun, 85, of Fulton, died Tuesday, March 31, 2015, at The Alverno Health Care Facility in Clinton, Iowa.
    April 1, 2015 - 10:23 pm
  • Ruth L. Bush

    MORRISON – Ruth L. Bush, 72, of Morrison, died Tuesday, March 31, 2015, at her home. She worked at Wahl Clipper Corp. in Sterling until her retirement ...
    April 1, 2015 - 10:23 pm
  • Thomas F. Adler

    STERLING – Thomas F. Adler, 84, of Sterling, died Tuesday, March 31, 2015, at Regency Care of Sterling.
    April 1, 2015 - 10:23 pm
  • Constance M. 'Connie' Gibson

    PROPHETSTOWN – Constance M. “Connie” Gibson, 83, of Heritage Care and Rehabilitation Center in Mason City, Iowa, formerly of Prophetstown, died Sunday ...
    March 31, 2015 - 10:49 pm
  • Deloras J. Morgan

    ROCK FALLS – Deloras J. Morgan, 89, of Rock Falls, died Tuesday, March 31, 2015, at CGH Medical Center in Sterling.
    March 31, 2015 - 10:49 pm
  • Jesus L. Vasquez

    BENTON, Arkansas – It is with deepest regret that we announce the passing of Jesus L. Vasquez, 83, on Monday, March 23, 2015. He left this earth to se ...
    March 31, 2015 - 10:49 pm
  • Sharon 'Diane' Pate

    CICERO – Sharon “Diane” Pate, 58, of Cicero, formerly of Dixon, died Friday, March 13, 2015, at Foster G. McGaw Hospital in Maywood.
    March 31, 2015 - 10:49 pm
  • Karen M. Conway

    AMBOY – Karen M. Conway, 60, of Amboy, died Monday, March 30, 2015, at her home after an illness. She worked for Edelmann's in Dixon for 34 years befo ...
    March 31, 2015 - 10:49 pm
  • John W. Olson

    WALNUT – John Willard Olson died peacefully Monday, March 30, 2015, at Walnut Manor Nursing Home. His full, happy and family-oriented life ended this ...
    March 31, 2015 - 10:49 pm
  • ‘I focus on getting things done’ for city

    I am very grateful to my supporters in the 3rd Ward who have allowed me to represent them on the Rock Falls City Council for more than 2 decades.
    April 1, 2015 - 8:25 pm
  • Protect your voting rights; make your vote count

    The Consolidated Election is Tuesday, and voters in Lee County will have the opportunity to vote on various offices. As long as voters are properly re ...
    April 1, 2015 - 8:25 pm
  • Operating in red not same as being broke

    After the last debate, Mayor Burke wrote a “clarification” letter that is mistaken on a key point. “Operating in the red” is a different financial con ...
    April 1, 2015 - 8:25 pm
  • Arellano has the time to lead

    As one of Li Arellano’s business partners, I think I can answer some questions that have been raised. First, some background.
    April 1, 2015 - 8:25 pm
  • Arellano for Dixon mayor

    It is time for a change in Dixon. Mr. Kuhn was strongly against a new form of government, yet more than 70 percent of the voters of Dixon supported th ...
    April 1, 2015 - 8:25 pm
  • Vote Schielein for school board

    Please join me in supporting Jim Schielein for the Dixon Public Schools Board of Education.I have wo ...
    April 1, 2015 - 8:25 pm
  • Vote Kuhn for Dixon mayor

    As a property and business owner in Dixon, I see the upcoming election as very exciting. You have two commissioners who have been involved in the proc ...
    April 1, 2015 - 8:25 pm
  • Incumbents earn support

    Does the name really matter?Whether you put the title of commissioner or council member, it shouldn’ ...
    April 1, 2015 - 8:25 pm
  • 'Listening to the people is the key'

    My name is David Miller. I am running for alderman in Sterling's 2nd Ward.I have lived in the Sterli ...
    April 1, 2015 - 8:25 pm
  • Imfeld: 'I love working and helping others'

    I am Sarah Imfeld, daughter of Dixie and Ed Miller, and was born and raised here in Dixon. In school, I was involved in many activities, including var ...
    March 31, 2015 - 9:51 pm
  • Grants available for nonprofit groups

    NAPERVILLE – The Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation, the charitable arm of Delta Dental of Illinois, is accepting applications for its annual Wisdom ...
    March 28, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Magazine ranks Rockford hospital

    ROCKFORD – Becker’s Healthcare, a national industry magazine, has included SwedishAmerican in the 2015 edition of its “150 Great Places to Work in Hea ...
    March 28, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Race proceeds helps program

    Susan G. Komen Quad Cities has announced it will support Quad-City-area breast health programs for women in the eight county, bi-state service area wi ...
    March 28, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Millions raised for local organizations

    Bergner’s has raised more than $4.3 million for local nonprofit organizations and the American Heart Association through its semi-annual Community Day ...
    March 28, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Tourism director to attend training

    Timothy Wilson, Rock Falls Tourism executive director, has been awarded a scholarship to attend the Midwest Community Development Institute in August ...
    March 21, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Thrivent Financial named to list

    MINNEAPOLIS – Thrivent Financial has been recognized by the Ethisphere Institute as a 2014 World's Most Ethical Company.
    March 21, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • County assessment released

    Whiteside County has been issued a final property assessment equalization factor of 1.0000, according to Constance Beard, Illinois Department of Reven ...
    March 21, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Variety show, ventriloquist to appear at fundraiser

    The Whiteside County Senior Center's annual fundraising concert will be at 2 p.m. April 26 at Centennial Auditorium at Sterling High School, 1608 Four ...
    March 21, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • United Way program funds available

    Whiteside County has been chosen to receive $35,855.00 to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the county.
    March 21, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Freeport fixture makes his passion profitable

    FREEPORT – Napa Valley Salvage Co. owner Bobby Shellenberger is always looking to get the name of hi ...
    March 20, 2015 - 9:21 pm

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