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  • Thomas Razo

    STERLING – Thomas Razo, 75, of Sterling, died Friday, Aug. 28, 2015, at his home.McDonald Funeral Ho ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 9:08 pm
  • Robert H. Stephenson

    ROCKFORD – Robert H. Stephenson, 49, of Rockford, died Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015, at his home. He was a financial director in the automotive industry f ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 9:08 pm
  • Helen E. Ward

    ROCK FALLS – Helen E. Ward, 85, of Rock Falls, died Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015, at CGH Medical Center in Sterling.
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 9:08 pm
  • Bonnie L. Lewis

    SUFFOLK, Virginia – Bonnie Lou Lewis, 72, of Suffolk, died Saturday, Aug. 22, 2015. She retired from the Wahl Clipper Corp. repair department.
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 9:08 pm
  • Kathleen Ellis

    ERIE – Kathleen Miller Ellis, 93, of Erie, formerly of Sterling, died Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015, at her home in Newton Township. She was the cashier from ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 4:33 pm
  • Albert M. Felker

    MOUNT MORRIS – Albert M. Felker, 86, of Mount Morris, died Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015, at Serenity Hospice & Home in Oregon.
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 10:13 pm
  • Eunice G. Rick-Still

    MORRISON – Eunice G. Rick-Still, 91, of Resthave Nursing Home in Morrison, died Thursday, Aug. 6, 2015, at Rockford Memorial Hospital.
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 4:33 pm
  • Lois Richards

    ROCK FALLS – Lois Richards, 64, of Rock Falls, died Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015, at her home.Lois was b ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 4:33 pm
  • Gladys Rombout

    PRINCETON – Gladys Rombout, 97, formerly of the Manlius and Wyanet area, died Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015, at Country Comfort Retirement Home in Princeton ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 4:33 pm
  • Mabel Howard

    MOLINE – Mabel Howard, 80, of Moline, formerly of Wheaton and Dixon, died Monday, Aug. 24, 2015, at Galesburg Cottage Hospital. She was a secretary fo ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 4:33 pm
  • Oregon woman to serve on board

    EAST PEORIA – Hana Hinkle, assistant director of the Rural Health Workforce Development-National Center for Rural Health Professions, recently was ele ...
    Aug. 29, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Hardware store changes hands in Forreston

    FORRESTON – Forreston Hardware is now Koeller Forreston Hardware. Owner Monty Cotter sold the store at state Routes 72 and 26 to Gary and Jane Koeller ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 1:20 pm
  • Little Sprouts in Lanark expands its evening hours

    LANARK – The new Little Sprouts Daycare and Preschool will be adding hours to accommodate Thomson federal prison employees who work the second shift.
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 2:28 pm
  • Sloan buys area Deere dealership

    FULTON – One of the largest John Deere dealerships in the world now has a presence in Fulton.Sloan I ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 10:51 am
  • Clothing retailer coming to Northland Mall

    STERLING – Glik's, a new apparel retailer, will move into an empty space next to Maurice's in Northland Mall in mid-October, said Karyn Brouilette, ge ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 2:14 pm
  • Business owners qualify for program

    "Extra Electric Energy Solutions" is a Trade Ally with Commonwealth Edison to assist Oregon business owners under the Small Business Energy Savings Ac ...
    Aug. 22, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Schools team up with area bank

    STERLING – Sterling and Newman Central Catholic High schools, and Dixon High School, participated in the Financial Scholars Program through by Sterlin ...
    Aug. 22, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • The benefit of kids playing on teams

    It’s hard to drive anywhere now and not see a youth swimming or soccer practice. You can’t even see what’s going on inside of gymnasiums and the YMCA, ...
    Aug. 21, 2015 - 2:10 pm
  • Kenzley Group relocating, staying in downtown Dixon

    DIXON – A downtown storefront formerly occupied by Quizno’s will have new occupants in December.Kenz ...
    Aug. 21, 2015 - 12:45 pm
  • Business notebook: Decor and More changing locations

    STERLING – Decor and More, at its downtown location only 4 months, is on the move. The shop, which s ...
    Aug. 21, 2015 - 1:57 pm
  • Bridal merchandise exchange planned

    DIXON – An accessories exchange for party- and wedding-related items will be from 1 to 3 p.m. Sept. 13 at the Post House Ballroom, 100 W. Second St.
    Aug. 29, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Sounds from past echoes sad fate

    The ivory-billed woodpecker, an imposing bird often referred to by the colloquialism “Lord God” bird, jumped into our minds and hearts about 10 years ...
    Aug. 29, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • FFA members attend camp

    MONTICELLO – Natalie Shaw and Daniel Hartman, members of the West Carroll High School FFA chapter in Savanna, recently attended the Illinois FFA Leade ...
    Aug. 29, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Soldier earns top honor

    FORT LEE, Va. – Sgt. 1st Class Kyle Hacker of Rock Falls was named the 2014 Transportation Corps Component Noncommissioned Officer of the Year.
    Aug. 29, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Women bowlers needed for leagues

    DIXON – The Dixon Women’s Bowling League is accepting new members of any skill level.All teams and i ...
    Aug. 29, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Pigeon racers compete in August contests

    STERLING – The results are in for Rock River Valley Racing Pigeon Club races in August.Winning the 1 ...
    Aug. 29, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Support Groups, Clubs, and Services

    TodayAlcoholics Anonymous, 9 a.m., closed, Big Book, United Methodist Church, 201 S. Chicago Ave., D ...
    Aug. 29, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • All ages welcome to take part in run, walk

    THOMSON – The 21st annual Min’s Mississippi Memorial Walk, Run will be Sept. 5.The 4-mile event star ...
    Aug. 29, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Homework club returns to Amboy

    AMBOY – Teen Turf’s After School Program will start Sept. 8 at the Boehle Youth Center, 235 W. Main St.
    Aug. 29, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Bone health program to start in September

    STERLING – The “Strong Bones” class, offered by CGH Medical Center's Community Services Department and CGH Health Foundation, will begin Sept. 9.
    Aug. 29, 2015 - 1:15 am

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