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  • Dixon D dominant in victory

    DIXON – The Dixon Duchesses were effective on the offensive end Tuesday night against Mendota, shooting 55 percent (17-for-31) in their 49-26 win. Ev ...
    UPDATED: Jan. 18, 2017 - 9:43 am
  • Hot shooting, strong rebounding send Rock Falls to win

    ROCK FALLS – When the Rockets are in rhythm, they can fill it up. When they’re in the rhythm and play as unselfishly as they did Tuesday night, watch ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 12:21 am
  • Newman’s 3s sink Princeton

    STERLING – For most of the first quarter and into the second, the shots just kept falling for Newman.
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 12:18 am
  • Hubs pull away in Sterling

    Gretchen Gould tossed in 18 points for Sterling a 56-48 loss to Rochelle on Tuesday at Musgrove Fieldhouse. The Golden Warriors and Hubs were tied at ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 12:14 am
  • Boys Roundup: Young scores 29 to pace Polo

    Justin Young poured in 29 points to lead Polo to an 83-68 vcotry against Oregon on Tuesday night at the Blackhawk Center.
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 12:13 am
  • Dukes third at S. Beloit

    The Dixon boys basketball team finished third in the South Beloit MLK Tournament after its 55-43 victory against Dakota on Monday afternoon.
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 10:34 pm
  • AFC takes early lead, holds off late Amboy run

    ASHTON – AFC led wire-to-wire, though at times the lead was whittled down to a few points. The Raiders answered every Amboy run and held off the fina ...
    Jan. 15, 2017 - 11:34 pm
  • Dixon withstands good effort from Hawks

    OREGON – Oregon gave Dixon its best shot in a girls basketball game Saturday night at the Blackhawk Center. Unfortunately for the Hawks, that shot di ...
    Jan. 15, 2017 - 11:32 pm
  • Comets get past Messmer

    Cade Gorzny went 8-for-9 from the free-throw line in the fourth quarter and scored a game-high 19 points as Newman held off Messmer (Wis.) 75-67 in a ...
    Jan. 15, 2017 - 9:46 pm
  • Bay leads Duchesses in Morris

    Katlyn Bay had a total pinfall of 1,203 to lead the Dixon bwling team to fifth place in the 20-team Morris Invitational held Saturday at Echo lanes.
    Jan. 15, 2017 - 7:57 pm
  • Bonnie M. Hvarre

    WAUSAU, Wisconsin – Bonnie Mae Moore Hvarre, 60, of Wausau, passed away Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017, at Aspirus Wausau Hospital.
    Jan. 17, 2017 - 10:54 pm
  • Mark T. Berry

    HILLSBORO – Mark T. Berry, 49, of Hillsboro, formerly of Edwardsville, died at 9:31 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017, at Memorial Medical Center in Spring ...
    Jan. 17, 2017 - 10:53 pm
  • Richard J. Sipe

    SAVANNA – Richard John Sipe, 84, of Savanna, formerly of Mount Carroll, died Monday, Jan. 16, 2017, at his home.
    Jan. 17, 2017 - 10:54 pm
  • Helen M. Glessner

    AMBOY – Helen M. Glessner, 94, of Amboy, died Monday, Jan. 16, 2017, at her home.Mihm-Jones Funeral ...
    Jan. 17, 2017 - 10:54 pm
  • Earl T. Rhodes

    LYNDON – Earl T. Rhodes, 71, of Lyndon, died Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017, at OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center in Rockford.
    Jan. 17, 2017 - 10:54 pm
  • Richard W. Harper

    ROCK FALLS – Richard W. Harper, 81, of Rock Falls, died Monday, Jan. 16, 2017, at Regency Care of Sterling.
    Jan. 17, 2017 - 10:54 pm
  • Alberta “Bert” Wilson

    STERLING – Alberta “Bert” Wilson, 95, of Sterling, died Tuesday morning, Jan. 17, 2017, at Regency Care of Sterling.  
    Jan. 17, 2017 - 10:54 pm
  • Ronald ‘Butch’ Richard

    DIXON – Ronald “Butch” Richard, 50, of Dixon, went to the Big Trail Ride in the sky on Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017.
    Jan. 17, 2017 - 10:54 pm
  • Marian E. ‘Becky’ Woodyatt

    STORY CITY, Iowa – Marian E. “Becky” Woodyatt, 96, died Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017, at Bethany Manor in Story City.
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 10:00 pm
  • Ronald Richard

    DIXON – Ronald Richard, 50, of Dixon, died Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017, at KSB Hospital in Dixon.Preston ...
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 10:00 pm
  • Support groups, clubs and services

    Thursday, Jan. 19Childhood immunization clinic; women, infants and children clinic; and family plann ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 12:00 am
  • Dixon Quarter Mania will support Dixon Lioness Club

    DIXON – A Quarter Mania auction will be Saturday at the Dixon Elks Lodge, 1279 Franklin Grove Road. ...
    Jan. 17, 2017 - 9:29 am
  • Support groups, clubs and services

    Wednesday, Jan. 18Women, infants and children clinic; and family planning services, WIC Nutritional ...
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 4:57 pm
  • SUPPORT GROUPS, CLUBS AND SERVICES

    Tuesday, Jan. 17Childhood immunization clinic; women, infants and children clinic; and family planni ...
    Jan. 15, 2017 - 11:31 pm
  • Free community meal at First Presbyterian Church

    MORRISON – A free, community meal will be available from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Jan. 26 at First Presbyterian Church, 100 E. Lincolnway.
    Jan. 14, 2017 - 1:15 am
  • College Honors

    ST. NORBERT COLLEGE ​DE PERE, Wis. – Molly K. Uphoff of Franklin Grove has been named to the fall s ...
    Jan. 14, 2017 - 1:15 am
  • Certification course offered in Sterling

    STERLING – A Food Service Sanitation Manager Certification Course will be from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., with the test at 4, Tuesday at Messiah Lutheran Churc ...
    Jan. 14, 2017 - 1:15 am
  • Fish, chicken, beef

    MONTGOMERY – The Aurora Navy League Council 247's monthly dinner meeting will be Tuesday in the private dining room of Grandma's Table Restaurant, 170 ...
    Jan. 14, 2017 - 1:15 am
  • SUPPORT GROUPS, CLUBS AND SERVICES

    Saturday, Jan. 14Alcoholics Anonymous, 9 a.m., closed, Big Book, United Methodist Church, 201 E. Chi ...
    Jan. 14, 2017 - 1:15 am
  • Community Events

    Saturday, Jan. 14Farmers Market, 8 a.m.-noon, Twin City Market, indoors, 106 Avenue A, Sterling, 815 ...
    Jan. 14, 2017 - 1:15 am


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