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  • Alan J. Eberhardt

    STERLING – Alan Joseph Eberhardt, 86, of Sterling, died Friday, Aug. 12, 2016, at Sauk Valley Senior Living in Rock Falls.
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 4:09 pm
  • Rebecca E. Chandler

    NEW CANEY, Texas – Rebecca Earnestine Chandler, 64, of New Caney, died Sunday, Aug. 14, 2016, at Kingwood Hospital in Kingwood, Texas, from cancer.
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 4:08 pm
  • Barbara Ann Lehr Hawkins

    FENTON – Barbara Ann Hawkins, 73, of Fenton and Florida, passed away Sunday, Aug. 21, 2016, surrounded by the love, support, and prayers of her family ...
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 4:09 pm
  • Angel Valdivia

    SAVANNA – Angel Valdivia, 55, of Savanna, died Friday, Aug. 19, 2016, at the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics in Madison, Wisconsin.
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 4:09 pm
  • Roberta L. Conner

    MORRISON – Roberta Lyne Conner, 60, of Morrison, died Friday, Aug. 19, 2016, at her home.Roberta was ...
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 4:09 pm
  • William E. Uphoff

    DEKALB – Loving husband and father, William E. Uphoff, 89, of DeKalb, formerly of Franklin Grove, died Friday, Aug. 19, 2016, at Heritage Woods in DeK ...
    Aug. 22, 2016 - 9:48 pm
  • Joseph J. Fane

    DIXON – Joseph J. Fane went to be with the Lord Jesus on Wednesday, June 22, 2016.Joe was the eldest ...
    Aug. 22, 2016 - 9:46 pm
  • Rose M. Braggo

    AMBOY – Rose M. Braggo, 84, of Amboy, died Friday, Aug. 19, 2016, at KSB Hospital in Dixon.She was b ...
    Aug. 22, 2016 - 9:46 pm
  • Richard E. Wolf

    PROSPECT HEIGHTS – Richard E. Wolf, 80, of Prospect Heights, died Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016, in Elk Grove Village.
    Aug. 22, 2016 - 9:47 pm
  • Shirley Karsten

    SAVANNA – Shirley Karsten, 56, of Fulton, formerly of Savanna, died Friday, Aug. 19, 2016, at Mercy Medical Center North in Clinton, Iowa.
    Aug. 22, 2016 - 9:48 pm
  • Engineering firm earns recognition

    FREEPORT – For the third year in a row, Fehr Graham Engineering & Environmental has been placed on the top 100 Architectural-Engineering-Construction ...
    Aug. 20, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • SVACC plans meal, program

    STERLING – Sauk Valley Area Chamber of Commerce’s Lunch & Learn, featuring Irene Kelly, CEO of Prisma, will be from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 28 at W ...
    Aug. 20, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Halo employees attend meeting

    SAN DIEGO – HALO Branded Solutions recently concluded its annual National Sales meeting with record attendance.
    Aug. 20, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • RF graduate to lead United Way

    The United Way of Whiteside County has named Robbie Minor of Rock Falls as the 2016 campaign chairman.
    Aug. 20, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Bdubs be coming to Clinton

    CLINTON, Iowa – Buffalo Wild Wings, known for its sports bars and its saucy and seasoned New York-st ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 12:33 pm
  • Tropi-Gal: Mobile travel agent now planning trips from new downtown office

    ROCK FALLS – At the new office of Beach Gal Travel Services, visible from the street, hangs a portra ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 12:40 pm
  • What you need to know about renters insurance

    While fewer than half the people who rent have renter’s insurance, there are many unforeseen circumstances that make them wish they had.
    Aug. 16, 2016 - 6:09 am
  • There’s a lot in store in Tampico

    TAMPICO – There’s so much history in Tampico that it might be easy for some to forget to step back and appreciate it every now and then.
    Aug. 15, 2016 - 1:17 pm
  • Company to pay dividend

    MINNEAPOLIS – Donaldson Co. Inc. declared a regular cash dividend of 17.5 cents per share, payable Aug. 31 to shareholders of record as of Aug. 15. Th ...
    Aug. 13, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Engineering group earns recognition

    FREEPORT – For the third year in a row, Fehr Graham Engineering & Environmental has been named to the top 100 Architectural-Engineering-Construction f ...
    Aug. 17, 2016 - 4:09 pm
  • Benefit set Saturday for mental health program

    STERLING – A fundraiser for Sinnissippi Centers’ SASS program will be Saturday at The Factory Pub & Grub, 103 W. Third St.
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 6:49 pm
  • Support groups, clubs and services

    Thursday, Aug. 25Childhood immunization clinic; women, infants and children clinic; and family plann ...
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 4:33 pm
  • Participants wanted for annual memorial walk

    THOMSON – The 22nd annual Min’s Mississippi Memorial Walk/Run starts at 8 a.m. Sept. 3 on the west end of Main Street, past the Thomson Causeway campg ...
    Aug. 22, 2016 - 6:24 pm
  • Support groups, clubs and services

    Wednesday, Aug. 24 Childhood immunization clinic; women, infants and children clinic; and family pl ...
    Aug. 22, 2016 - 5:01 pm
  • Storm siren work today in Rock Falls

    ROCK FALLS – Be forewarned: Fire department staff will perform maintenance today on the severe weath ...
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 9:41 am
  • Mental health group to meet Tuesday

    DIXON – The NAMI Sauk Area Board of Directors will meet at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, followed by the support group meeting at 6:30, at Sinnissippi Centers, 3 ...
    Aug. 21, 2016 - 3:38 pm
  • Support groups, clubs and services

    Tuesday, Aug. 23Childhood immunization clinic; women, infants and children clinic; and family planni ...
    Aug. 21, 2016 - 9:05 pm
  • Still time for home camping

    STERLING – Instead of traveling, families can have an at-home campground in their backyard.These tip ...
    Aug. 20, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Insights offered on memory loss

    MORRISON – Alzheimer’s Association, Central Illinois Chapter, will present “Learning to Connect” from 2:30 to 4 p.m. Sept. 8 at Odell Public Library, ...
    Aug. 20, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Community dining planned in Polo

    Community mealsPOLO – The Polo Community Council of Churches will present meals for Polo residents s ...
    Aug. 20, 2016 - 1:15 am


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