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  • Fillies can’t keep up with Stillman’s steals

    DAVIS JUNCTION – Stillman Valley showed its hand. Turns out it was full of cards that Morrison had not seen before. The Fillies had no answer for an ...
    May 31, 2016 - 7:01 am
  • Defense big as Sterling nips Rock Falls

    ROCHELLE – Coming into the Class 3A Rochelle Regional softball championship Saturday afternoon, both the Sterling Golden Warriors and Rock Falls Rocke ...
    May 31, 2016 - 7:04 am
  • Clanton’s late home run stuns error-prone Amboy

    BLOOMINGTON – Shaky Amboy defense allowed Fisher to hang around longer than perhaps it should have Monday in the Class 1A Illinois Wesleyan Supersecti ...
    May 30, 2016 - 11:47 pm
  • Clippers give Fisher too many chances

    BLOOMINGTON – They found their limit. The Clippers just couldn’t take on any more water. Self-inflicted losses are often the toughest to accept. Mond ...
    May 30, 2016 - 11:43 pm
  • SportShorts for Tuesday, May 31, 2016

    Sauk Valley C.C.’s Jarred Hippen earned second-team All-American honors at the NJCAA Division II golf championships, which concluded Friday. Hippen f ...
    May 30, 2016 - 11:34 pm
  • Hawks fly to third place in 1,600 relay

    CHARLESTON – Caleb Mennen made things interesting in the final Class 1A event at the boys state track and field finals on Saturday at O'Brien Stadium ...
    May 29, 2016 - 1:59 am
  • Binion leads E-P to 8th place in 2A

    CHARLESTON – What could have been a disaster for Erie-Prophetstown senior Dylan Binion turned into one shining moment. Binion nearly jumped the gun, ...
    May 29, 2016 - 1:50 am
  • Dropped baton near finish costs Fulton in 400 relay

    CHARLESTON – For 398 meters, all was well for the Fulton 400 relay team of Rodney Gossard, Tyler Paulline, Nathan McLuckie and Trey Simmons.
    May 29, 2016 - 1:48 am
  • Sterling’s Sullivan honored

    CHARLESTON – Mike Sullivan is a man who likes to be in the background at a track meet, but he stepped into the spotlight for a bit on Saturday.
    May 29, 2016 - 1:44 am
  • Big innings lead Rockets to victory over Freeport

    STERLING – Cooper Kilberg sparked a big inning with a leadoff double. Then he sparked another big inning with another leadoff double. He even had an ...
    May 30, 2016 - 6:46 pm
  • Florence I. Waldbusser

    PROPHETSTOWN – Florence I. Waldbusser,102, of Prophetstown, died Friday, May 27, 2016, at Prophets Riverview Good Samaritan Center in Prophetstown.
    May 30, 2016 - 11:35 pm
  • Betty A. Larson

    FULTON – Betty A. Larson, 95, of Fulton, died Saturday, May 28, 2016, at Harbor Crest Nursing Home in Fulton.
    May 30, 2016 - 11:35 pm
  • David Wagner

    ROCK FALLS – David Wagner, 73, of Rock Falls, died Monday, May 30, 2016, at his home.McDonald Funera ...
    May 30, 2016 - 11:35 pm
  • Irene T. Ramirez

    STERLING – Irene T. Ramirez, 89, died Monday, May 30, 2016, at her home.The McDonald Funeral Home in ...
    May 30, 2016 - 11:35 pm
  • Graham A. Lints

    OREGON – Graham A. Lints, 82, of Oregon, died Monday, May 30, 2016, at Serenity Hospice and Home in Oregon.
    May 30, 2016 - 11:35 pm
  • Shad J. Baldwin

    ROCK FALLS – Shad J. Baldwin, 42, of Rock Falls, died Monday, May 30, 2016.He was born Jan. 23, 1974 ...
    May 30, 2016 - 11:35 pm
  • Glen L. Bork

    MOUNT CARROLL – Glen L. Bork, 88, of Mount Carroll, died Wednesday, May 25, 2016, at his home.Law-Jo ...
    May 27, 2016 - 8:53 pm
  • Donald Junior Moothart

    CHADWICK – Donald Junior Moothart of rural Chadwick, loved his family, the farming life, and raising Holsteins. At the age of 88, Donald passed away W ...
    May 27, 2016 - 8:53 pm
  • L. Vernon Frye

    ST. CHARLES – L. Vernon Frye, 95, formerly of Sterling, died Wednesday, May 25, 2016, at Brighton Gardens in St. Charles. He was a lawyer for many yea ...
    May 27, 2016 - 8:53 pm
  • Mary A. Hardt

    STERLING – Mary Ann Hardt, 72, of Sterling, died Thursday, May 26, 2016, at her home.Mary Ann was bo ...
    May 27, 2016 - 8:53 pm
  • Business committee names scholars

    STERLING – This year, the Sauk Valley Area Chamber of Commerce awarded seven scholarships for the 2016-17 academic year.
    May 28, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Bank to help with college ag property

    FREEPORT — Jeff Snyder, Forreston State Bank CEO, announced that the bank will become one of the key sponsors of instructional activities for the 2016 ...
    May 28, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Get your country on in Mount Carroll

    MOUNT CARROLL – Country Girl Boutique has been a fun and funky provider of country bling since it opened in October 2012.
    May 27, 2016 - 1:52 pm
  • New motorcycle shop opens in Savanna

    Hammer Down Speed Shop opens in Savanna, selling and repairing stock motorcycles – and building custom beauties of their own.
    May 27, 2016 - 7:32 pm
  • Decor and More on the move

    STERLING – For this charming store, the third move could be the charm.Decor and More, which started ...
    May 27, 2016 - 1:39 pm
  • What you need to know about motorcycle insurance

    If your favorite mode of transportation is the motorized two-wheeled variety, before heading out on the open road this summer, make sure you have adeq ...
    May 24, 2016 - 2:22 pm
  • Hospital earns top safety grade

    DIXON – KSB Hospital was one of 798 hospitals to receive an A, ranking among the safest hospitals in the U.S., by The Leapfrog Group, a national patie ...
    May 21, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Milledgeville company wins award for exports

    A Milledgeville company was recently recognized in Washington, D.C., for its contributions to the nation's exports growth.
    May 20, 2016 - 6:13 pm
  • SUPPORT GROUPS, CLUBS, AND SERVICES

    TodayAlcoholics Anonymous, 9 a.m., closed, Big Book, United Methodist Church, 201 E. Chicago Ave., D ...
    May 14, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Dixon, Rochelle agents honored

    CHICAGO – Real Trends magazine has recognized 27 RE/MAX brokerage firms operating 60 offices in northern Illinois in its annual analysis of the nation ...
    May 14, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Ballroom to house next QuarterMania

    DIXON – A quarter madness auction-raffle is planned for June 7 at the Post House Ballroom, 100 W. Second St.
    May 28, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Study: testing helps reduce strokes

    OREGON – May is National Stroke Awareness Month.According to the Ogle County Health Department, stro ...
    May 28, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Teams wanted for foosball benefit

    DIXON – Home of Hope Cancer Wellness Center’s will have “Foos II,” its second human foosball tournament fundraiser July 9 at The Meadows Park, 1671 Wa ...
    May 28, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • New materials available

    DIXON – Several books have arrived at Dixon Public Library, 221 S. Hennepin Ave.They are:Fiction: “ ...
    May 28, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Vendors, groups wanted for fest

    STERLING – The YWCA of the Sauk Valley’s annual Juneteenth CommUNITY Freedom Festival will be from noon to 3 p.m. June 18 at Propheter Park, 506 E. Si ...
    May 28, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Spiritual Discernment Hearing God’s voice over other’s

    We all have little voices that play inside our heads constantly.There is a voice that tells us as we ...
    May 28, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • RNA gets ready for memorial event

    NEW BEDFORD – A Memorial Day service by New Bedford Royal Neighbors of America will be at 2 p.m. June 5 at Greenville-Fairfield Cemetery, also known a ...
    May 28, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • COMMUNITY EVENTS

    Saturday, May 28Farmers Market, 7 a.m.-noon, Haymarket Square, 317 W. Third St., Dixon, 815-284-3306 ...
    May 28, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • SUPPORT GROUPS, CLUBS, AND SERVICES

    Saturday, May 28American Red Cross blood drive, 7-11 a.m., 112 W. Second St., Rock Falls. Appointmen ...
    May 28, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Park district to have blood drive

    STERLING – The American Red Cross will have a blood drive from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 9 in the multi-purpose room at the Duis Center, 211 E. 23rd St.
    May 28, 2016 - 1:15 am


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