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  • Donald W. Finch Sr.

    DIXON – Donald Wilson Finch Sr., 78, of Dixon, died Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016, at KSB Hospital in Dixon. He was a draftsman for Willett Hofmann and Asso ...
    Dec. 9, 2016 - 9:23 pm
  • Ora V. ‘Ginny’ Lanning

    ROCK FALLS – Ora V. “Ginny” Lanning, 93, died Friday, Dec. 9, 2016, at Rock Falls Rehabilitation.McD ...
    Dec. 9, 2016 - 9:23 pm
  • Wilmer H. Walter

    ELIZABETH – Wilmer Harold Walter, 91, of Elizabeth, passed away Thursday, Dec. 8, 2016, at Big Meadows Nursing Home in Savanna.
    Dec. 9, 2016 - 9:23 pm
  • Dorothy K. Tegeler

    MORRISON – Dorothy Katherine Tegeler, 96, of Morrison, died Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016, at Resthave Home in Morrison.     
    Dec. 9, 2016 - 9:23 pm
  • Alice R. Finn

    DIXON – Alice R. Finn, 97, of Dixon, died Friday, Dec. 9, 2016, at her home.Jones Funeral Home in Di ...
    Dec. 9, 2016 - 9:23 pm
  • Theda Middleton-Daniels

    PROPHETSTOWN – Theda Middleton-Daniels, 92, of Prophetstown, died Thursday, Dec. 8, 2016, at Prophets Riverview Good Samaritan Center.
    Dec. 9, 2016 - 9:23 pm
  • Neil C. Petersen

    DIXON – Neil Carl Petersen, 75, of Dixon, passed away peacefully surrounded by family Monday, Dec. 5, 2016, at Rush University Medical Center in Chica ...
    Dec. 9, 2016 - 9:23 pm
  • Leslie Renner

    WALNUT – Leslie Renner, 85, of Walnut, died Thursday, Dec. 8, 2016, at CGH Medical Center in Sterling.
    Dec. 9, 2016 - 9:23 pm
  • Greg Lake of Emerson, Lake and Palmer dies

    p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px Helvetica} LONDON (AP) — Musician Greg Lake ...
    Dec. 8, 2016 - 10:15 pm
  • Betty Abbott

    FULTON – Betty Abbott, 91, of Fulton, died Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016, at Alverno in Clinton, Iowa. She was employed for 18 years for Clinton Corn Product ...
    Dec. 8, 2016 - 5:11 pm
  • Leaving his mark: Tattoo artist opens shop in Dixon

    DIXON – Tattoo artist John Gabor doesn’t always like a blank canvas. Gabor, 54, gets customers from ...
    Dec. 9, 2016 - 4:57 pm
  • Sales, profit at Sears continue downward spiral

    HOFFMAN ESTATES (AP) – Sears, the one-time standard bearer for U.S. retail, has posted quarterly los ...
    Dec. 8, 2016 - 9:18 pm
  • Donaldson Co. releases reports

    MINNEAPOLIS – Donaldson Co, Inc.’s board of directors declared a regular cash dividend of 17.5 cents per share, payable Dec. 21 to shareholders of rec ...
    Dec. 3, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Nominations sought for award

    STERLING – The Sauk Valley Area Chamber of Commerce will present its third annual Sauk Valley Area Chamber of Commerce Champion Award.
    Dec. 3, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Dixon Floral blossoms into something new

    DIXON – A lot has changed since Dixon Floral Co. changed hands earlier this year. New owner Shelly ...
    Dec. 2, 2016 - 12:03 pm
  • Departments co-train

    DIXON – A Joint Operation Group was sent in September to Fort McCoy, near Tomah, Wisconsin, as an annual recertification-refresher training iteration ...
    Nov. 26, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Band to perform at ‘80s dinner

    ROCHELLE – Rochelle Chamber of Commerce’s annual Dinner and Awards Night – with an ’80s’ feel – will be from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Dec. 15 at Salt 7, 531 S. ...
    Nov. 26, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Wahl promotes mustaches to fight cancer

    STERLING – Wahl Grooming has again partnered with ZERO – The End of Prostate Cancer to support men who grow their facial hair during November to help ...
    Nov. 26, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Rock Falls earns electric group award

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois Municipal Electric Agency named Rock Falls the Municipality of the Year, during the group's Nov. 4 annual meeting and awards ba ...
    Nov. 26, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Area contractor featured in article

    FRANKLIN GROVE – A.I.P. Painters has received national recognition from PPC magazine, which is distributed in America to painting contractors that use ...
    Nov. 26, 2016 - 1:15 am


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Rock Falls is considering a ban on leaf burning. Should the city finally take that step?
Yes. Sterling and Dixon have had bans for years. It’s time for Rock Falls to impose a ban.
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