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  • Golden Warrior duo putting disappointing year behind them

    For Ty Shetter and Brett Gould, bigger and badder will hopefully mean better for the 2014 football season.
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 11:37 pm
  • Rockets 2nd at Cambridge

    The Rock Falls girls golf team placed second with a 265 total among three teams Wednesday at Valley View Club in Cambridge.
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 11:37 pm
  • EPC looks to reload after back-to-back conference titles

    When Randy Asche took over the Eastland-Pearl City football program in 2007, it was still in a bit of a rebuilding mode. Just two seasons removed fro ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Size not important to Marcos

    Long-time Polo football observers may look at this year's team and wonder, 'Where's the beef?'Well, ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 12:13 am
  • Sportshorts for Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014

    Jacob Barnes (6-3, 260), a junior lineman at Newman, was named to the Athlonsports.com All-State preseason second team. The magazine, which was releas ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 12:09 am
  • Hawks third at Sandwich

    Paced by Carson Buck's 6-over-par 78, the Oregon boys golf team finished third in the 17-team Sandwich Invitational held Tuesday at Edgebrook Golf Cou ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 12:07 am
  • Missiles plan to rely on passing game more in 2014

    This might be a season in which the Milledgeville Missiles truly live up to their name.Footballs fig ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 11:18 pm
  • HS football: Panthers want to be faster

    ERIE – Austin Shoup's legs were swinging as he sat on the bed of a red pickup truck in the Erie Middle School parking lot after football practice Frid ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 12:13 am
  • Oregon golfers open with win

    Ali Scheidecker earned medalist honors as she fired a 49 to lead the Oregon girls golf team to a win on Monday at Marengo Ridge Golf Club.
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 12:12 am
  • Manlius native takes over strong Storm squad

    Most first-year head coaches take over programs with the cupboards bare, usually needing to go into rebuilding mode from Day 1. Spencer Davis has not ...
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 11:38 pm
  • Virginia M. Wyburn

    CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Virginia M. Boyer Wyburn, 89, of Cheyenne, Wyo., died Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014, at Davis Hospice Center in Cheyenne.
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Emma L. Talbott

    EVANSVILLE, Wis. – Emma Lucille Talbott, 80, of Evansville, Wisconsin, formerly of Dixon, died Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, at Evansville Manor in Evansvil ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Edward L. Olds III

    MOUNT CARROLL – Edward Lewis Olds III, of Mount Carroll, died suddenly Monday, Aug. 18, 2014, in Venice, Italy.
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Lila V. Kaufman

    OREGON – Lila V. Kaufman died peacefully Friday, Aug. 8, 2014, at her home along the Rock River, after a short illness.
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Dana A. Baglin

    SAVANNA – Dana A. Baglin, 63, of Savanna, died Monday, Aug. 18, 2014, at her home.Law-Jones Funeral ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Dora J. Quimby

    LAKELAND, Fla. – Dora Jean Ebersole Quimby, 61, of Lakeland, formerly of Dixon, died Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014, at her home. She had been employed as a ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Dolores M. Smith

    DIXON – Dolores M. Smith, 89, of Dixon, formerly of Walnut and Milledgeville, died Monday, Aug. 18, 2014, at her home.
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Clyde L. Nelson

    STERLING – Clyde L. Nelson, 98, the second son of Josephine (Lundquist) Nelson and Fred Nelson Sr., was born Feb. 2, 1916, in Milan, Minnesota. He was ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Jan Gaffey

    STERLING – Jan Gaffey, 63, of Sterling, died Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, at her family home, surrounded by her parents and family.
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Emma L. Talbott

    EVANSVILLE, Wis. – Emma Lucille Talbott, 80, of Evansville, Wisconsin, formerly of Dixon, died Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, at Evansville Manor.
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Meet Nicom, Whiteside's new K-9

    Whiteside County Sheriff's Department welcomes a new K-9 to the force, Nicom. Click here to see vide ...
    July 11, 2014 - 5:36 pm
  • Judge reads Welling sentence

    Judge Ron Jacobson sentenced Matthew Welling to 90 years in prison: 60 for fatally beating and slashing 79-year-old Leroy Daniels, and 30 more for the ...
    June 25, 2014 - 6:54 pm
  • Clips: Victim impact statements

    Family of Leroys Daniels read victim impact statements on Wednesday, June 25, 2014. Click here to se ...
    June 25, 2014 - 6:33 pm
  • SVM All-Star Classic: Girls Game

    The Telegraph won 48-25 over the Gazette team. Click here to see video ...
    June 20, 2014 - 9:17 am
  • SVM All-Star Classic: Boys Game

    The Gazette hit 51 percent of its shots – including 41 percent of its 3-pointers – to pull away for a 95-74 victory.
    June 20, 2014 - 9:17 am
  • 3A softball final: Sterling, St. Ignatius

    The Sterling Golden Warriors won the third-place match against St. Ignatius 4-0 at EastSide Centre in East Peoria on Saturday, June 14, 2014.
    June 14, 2014 - 8:39 pm
  • 3A softball semifinal: Sterling, Manteno

    The Sterling Golden Warriors softball team faced off with Manteno Panthers in the 3A state semifinal, Friday, June 13, at EastSide Centre in East Peor ...
    June 13, 2014 - 6:32 pm
  • Area law enforcement in Torch Run

    Area law enforcement in the Sauk Valley participated in the Torch Run, Wednesday, June 11, which was meant to raise awareness for the Special Olympics ...
    June 11, 2014 - 5:39 pm
  • Fun, funky and one-of-a-kind

    DIXON – Fun and funky jewelry. Bling-bedazzled apparel. Statement pieces for the home. Candles. Soaps. Pottery.
    Aug. 16, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Grants available for classrooms

    AMBOY – Teachers who actively instruct students from preschool through high school in Lee County can apply for grants from the Lee County Farm Bureau ...
    Aug. 16, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Teachers can get help from program

    STERLING – Area teachers can apply for a portion of $1 million from U.S. Cellular’s Calling All Teachers Program for classroom projects.
    Aug. 16, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Dixon resident joins Kidder staff

    STERLING – Denise Deter of Dixon recently became a music education specialist at Kidder Music in Sterling.
    Aug. 16, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Food service sanitation class

    SPRING VALLEY – A food service sanitation manager certification course will be Aug. 23 and Aug. 30 at St. Margaret Hospital, 600 E. First St.
    Aug. 16, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Rock Falls designer earns certification

    BALTIMORE – Katy Selmi-Downs of Selmi’s Weddings and Events in Rock Falls has been recognized by the American Institute of Floral Designers as a recip ...
    Aug. 9, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Workshop planned in Lanark

    Blackhawk Hills Regional Council, northwest Illinois' economic development district and regional planning commission, will present Energizing Tomorrow ...
    Aug. 9, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • State police employees, volunteers honored

    SPRINGFIELD – Hiram Grua, Illinois State Police director Hiram Grau and ISP command staff members, recognized the contributions made by sworn and civi ...
    Aug. 9, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Raffle to benefit Lee ag programs

    AMBOY – The Lee County Farm Bureau Foundation will sponsor a 300-ticket raffle. The grand prize winner will receive four tickets to see Garth Brooks a ...
    Aug. 9, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Area businesses recognized for healthy worksites

    CHICAGO – The state Department of Public Health announced that Serenity Hospice & Home in Oregon (Silver) and Dennis Electric Inc. of Tampico (Bronze) ...
    Aug. 9, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Support Groups, Clubs, and Services

    Friday, Aug. 22Childhood immunization clinic; women, infants and children clinic; and family plannin ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Fundraiser at Sterling Moose

    STERLING – An open house will take place Aug. 30 at the Sterling Moose Lodge, 2601 E. Lincolnway.A p ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Advance orders still open for lobster sales

    MORRISON – Sullivan Foods’ third annual Lobster Fest will be Aug. 30 at the store, 300 N. Madison St.
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Fundraiser set for volunteer fire departments

    PROPHETSTOWN – Rockin’ On the Rock, a benefit concert for area volunteer fire departments and emergency medical staff, will be from 1 to 11 p.m. Aug. ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Workshops start today for federal contracts

    SAVANNA – Tri-County Economic Development Alliance will sponsor workshops for businesses to become certified for government contracts, including the T ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Support Groups, Clubs, and Services

    Thursday, Aug. 21Childhood immunization clinic; women, infants and children clinic; and family plann ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Volunteers needed for weekend lock cleanup

    ROCK FALLS – Rock Falls Voluntourism is looking for help Saturday and Sunday with cleanup and maintenance work along the Hennepin Canal Trail.
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Registration due for CGH exercise class

    DIXON – Registration is due by Friday for “Strong Women, Strong Bones,” an exercise class to increase bone strength, balance, and flexibility at CGH M ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Support Groups, Clubs, and Services

    Wednesday, Aug. 20Childhood immunization clinic; women, infants and children clinic; and family plan ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Cookout this weekend to help hungry

    DIXON – A cookout to benefit the CROP hunger walk will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday and Saturday at Dixon Food Center, 500 Chicago Ave.
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 1:15 am
 

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