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  • Sterling handles L-P, takes lead in NIB-12 West

    STERLING – Standing on the hardwood at Musgrove Fieldhouse, Jay Borum talked about having a chance to achieve something she hadn't done over her 4 yea ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 12:12 am
  • Skyhawks give coach great gift

    DIXON — The Sauk Valley men’s basketball team pulled away in the second half to beat Highland 77-67 on Thursday. Sauk Valley (20-5, 7-2 Arrowhead) led ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 12:09 am
  • Oregon gets big win at ’Bago

    WINNEBAGO – After losing to Winnebago for 12 straight years, including twice this season, and being greeted by a thundering dunk from Brandon Suggs to ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 12:07 am
  • SportShorts for Friday, February 5, 2016

    The Coloma Township Parks District will offer a Karate class for students age 8-10. The class will be 1-2 p.m. Saturday and Feb. 13 at the Merrill Sch ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 12:00 am
  • Raiders win wild one on road

    The AFC Raiders kept pace at the top of the NUIC East race, beating the Milledgeville Missiles 76-70 after a wild fourth quarter between the two rival ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 12:02 am
  • Balanced Comets cruise

    Thirteen different Comets scored Thursday night in Newman’s 66-34 nonconference victory over West Carroll in Savanna.
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 12:12 am
  • Panthers’ top-notch wrestler is also rodeo ace

    For Erie-Prophetstown wrestler Garrett Passmore, knocking heads with some other 160-pound grappler is mere child’s play.
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 12:15 am
  • Alleman comes back in 4th quarter to beat Rock Falls

    ROCK FALLS – When the Alleman Pioneers come to Tabor Gym, they have always seemed to give the Rock Falls Rockets all they could handle throughout the ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 12:14 am
  • Cougars clobber East Dubuque

    The Eastland girls basketball team hit 11 3-pointers and led from start to finish Wednesday in a 67-39 victory over East Dubuque in an NUIC West conte ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 12:17 am
  • Dixon LB rewards school’s loyalty

    This past summer, Connor Sperling had several schools interested in him coming to play college football for them. But after a foot injury in the first ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 12:09 am
  • Margaret Bybee Jan. 21, 1929-Jan. 30, 2016

    OTTAWA – Margaret Bybee, 87, of Ottawa, passed away Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016, at Pleasant View Luther Home in Ottawa.
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 9:40 pm
  • Salvador W. Garcia

    STERLING – Salvador W. Garcia, 90, of Sterling, died Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016, at his home.Born Dec. ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 9:40 pm
  • James Thompson

    TOLUCA – James Thompson, 80, formerly of Rock Falls, died Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016, at Aperion Care Toluca.
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 5:34 pm
  • Elwin D. Swanson

    ROCK FALLS – Elwin D. Swanson, 87, of Rock Falls, formerly of Harmon, died Sunday, Jan 31, 2016, at Franklin Grove Living Center.
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 10:36 pm
  • Donald Atkinson

    HOXIE, Ark. – Donald Atkinson, 71, of Hoxie, passed away Friday, Jan. 29, 2016, in Dixon.He was born ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 10:36 pm
  • Eduardo Gutierrez

    GENEVA – Eduardo Gutierrez, known by many as "Ed" or "Eddie," 53, of Geneva, formerly of Sterling, died.
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 10:36 pm
  • Byron F. Long

    STERLING – Byron F. Long, 90, of Sterling, died Sunday, Jan. 31, 2016, at his home.Byron was born Ma ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 10:36 pm
  • Brian D. Tremble

    OREGON – Brian D. Tremble, 53, of Oregon, died Sunday, Jan. 31, 2016, at Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood.
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 10:36 pm
  • L. Ruth Bos

    FULTON – L. Ruth Bos, 95, of Clinton, Iowa, formerly of Fulton, died Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016, at Bickford Cottage in Clinton.
    Feb. 1, 2016 - 11:33 pm
  • Alda M. Turner

    DIXON – Alda M. Turner, 92, of Dixon, passed away peacefully Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016, at her home.Mr ...
    Feb. 1, 2016 - 11:33 pm
  • Free kids' programs Monday at Sterling library

    STERLING – Free children’s activities Monday at Sterling Public Library, 102 W. Third St., will include a lap-sit storytime for children 18 months to ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 8:42 pm
  • Kids karate class will focus on anti-bullying

    ROCK FALLS – Coloma Township Park District will offer a Karate Fit Kids class for ages 8 to 10 from 1 to 2 p.m. this Saturday and next in the Merrill ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 7:00 pm
  • Hope Life Center offering 30th anniversary tours

    STERLING – Hope Life Center’s 30th anniversary celebration will feature tours of its White Oak Women’s Center at 10 a.m., noon, and 2 and 6 p.m. Feb. ...
    UPDATED: Feb. 5, 2016 - 8:07 pm
  • SUPPORT GROUPS, CLUBS, AND SERVICES

    Saturday, Feb. 6Alcoholics Anonymous, 9 a.m., closed, Big Book, United Methodist Church, 201 E. Chic ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 4:54 pm
  • Dresses wanted for annual fundraiser

    DIXON – Got a prom dress in your closet that's looking for another dance partner? How about a homecoming dress that's just been hanging around? Pull t ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 11:48 pm
  • Nursing meeting Monday at Sauk

    DIXON – A free information session for nursing careers and programs begins at 4:30 p.m. Monday in Room 2E8A at Sauk Valley Community College, 173 stat ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 11:46 pm
  • Area spelling bee planned in Dixon

    DIXON – The first combined Lee, Ogle and Whiteside Regional Spelling Bee begins at 10 a.m. Feb. 25 at Dixon High School, 300 Lincoln Statue Drive.
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 8:52 pm
  • Milledgeville Methodists plan pancake dinner

    MILLEDGEVILLE – The Milledgeville Methodist Men’s annual all-you-can-eat pancake and sausage fundraiser will run from 4 to 7 p.m. Feb. 13 at Milledgev ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 11:30 pm
  • Milledgeville business will host farm management seminar

    MILLEDGEVILLE – Midwest BioAg staff will offer a free farm management seminar from 10:30 a.m. to 2:3 ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 11:30 pm
  • Support groups, clubs, and services

    Friday, Feb. 5Women, infants and children clinic, and family planning services, Lee County Health De ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 4:25 pm

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