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  • Jerrad Heath McConnell

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Jerrad McConnell of Sacramento, formerly of Dixon, died Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015, at UC Davis Medical Center in Sacramento, after ...
    Sept. 4, 2015 - 8:56 pm
  • Larry L. Dussair

    APPLETON, Wis. – Larry L. Dussair, 79, of Appleton, formerly of the area, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015, as the result of Alzheimer’s disease.
    Sept. 4, 2015 - 8:56 pm
  • Linda K. Berogan

    DIXON – Linda K. Berogan, 66, of Dixon, died Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015, at KSB Hospital in Dixon, after a long fight with ovarian cancer. She worked for ...
    Sept. 4, 2015 - 8:56 pm
  • Anna L. Johnson

    DIXON – Anna Lusetta Hetler Johnson, 70, of Dixon, passed away Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015, at Serenity Hospice & Home in Oregon.
    Sept. 4, 2015 - 8:56 pm
  • Laurence ‘Larry’ Sullivan

    ROCK FALLS – Laurence “Larry” Sullivan, 86, of Rock Falls, died Friday, Sept. 4, 2015, at Sterling Pavilion.
    Sept. 4, 2015 - 8:56 pm
  • Scott H. Hill

    SURPRISE, Ariz. – Scott H. Hill, 50, of Surprise, died Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015, at the Cancer Treatment Center of America in Goodyear, Arizona. 
    Sept. 4, 2015 - 8:56 pm
  • Arthur L. Temple

    CLINTON, Iowa – Arthur L. Temple, 89, of Clinton, formerly of Fulton, died Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015, at Eagle Point Nursing and Rehabilitation Center i ...
    Sept. 4, 2015 - 8:56 pm
  • Irma J. Tiesman

    MORRISON – Irma J. Tiesman, 81, of Resthave Home in Morrison, died Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015, at the home.
    Sept. 4, 2015 - 8:56 pm
  • Kathy Waller

    CHADWICK – Kathy Waller of rural Chadwick died Friday, Sept, 4, 2015, at her home.McDonald Funeral H ...
    Sept. 4, 2015 - 8:56 pm
  • Harold Eugene ‘Hal’ Thicksten

    TUSTIN, Calif. – Surrounded by his loving family, Harold Thicksten, 75, of Tustin, passed away Monday, Aug. 3, 2015, at his home, from complications c ...
    Sept. 4, 2015 - 8:56 pm
  • Pharmacist earns board certification

    MORRISON – Daniel Engelkens, community clinical pharmacist at Fitzgerald Pharmacy, recently received certification by the Board of Pharmacy Specialtie ...
    Sept. 5, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Area financial planner recognized

    ROCK FALLS – Edward Jones of Rock Falls has named Sam Meier a Certified Financial Planner.Meier succ ...
    Sept. 5, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Sauk Valley Bank loan officer named

    Sauk Valley Bank has hired Dawn Harrielle of Milledgeville, as a mortgage loan officer.She joins the ...
    Sept. 5, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Lanark business puts BBQ on wheels

    LANARK – Custom Catering and BBQ is not your typical sit-down restaurant. In fact, co-owners Scott H ...
    Sept. 4, 2015 - 3:17 pm
  • How to Get your Kids Comfortable in the Water

    Getting your child to be comfortable in water isn’t difficult as long as you are patient and take the necessary steps.
    Sept. 3, 2015 - 3:31 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
  • Automotive scene to be discussed

    DIXON – The Lee County Historical and Genealogical Society will meet at 7 p.m. Sept. 14 in the second-floor conference room at KSB Hospital, 403 E. Fi ...
    Sept. 5, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Center offers variety of program

    DIXON – A number of programs will be available within the next three months at the Post House Community Center, 100 W. Second St.
    Sept. 5, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Entrants sought for chili cook off

    STERLING – The United Way of Whiteside County will have its annual Chili Cook Off on Oct. 10 at the corner of East Fourth Street and First Avenue.
    Sept. 5, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Fundraiser will benefit local troop

    DIXON – A touch-a-truck carnival day will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 19 in the parking lot of Bethel Evangelical Congregational Church, 121 North ...
    Sept. 5, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Pharmacist earns board certification

    MORRISON – Daniel Engelkens, community clinical pharmacist at Fitzgerald Pharmacy, recently received certification by the Board of Pharmacy Specialtie ...
    Sept. 5, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Drug prevention seminar scheduled

    DIXON – Prevention, Recovery, and Information on Substance Abuse and Mental Health of Lee County will have a program Tuesday on ways for parents to re ...
    Sept. 5, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • 'Spring River Anthology' to show locally

    MORRISON – A literary work by Edgar Lee Masters will be performed from 4 to 5 p.m. Sept. 13 at United Methodist Church, 200 W. Lincolnway.
    Sept. 5, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Emerald Hill announces golf special and inventory sale

    If you are a casual golfer, you probably make a resolution each year in February or March to “play more golf this year.”
    Sept. 5, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Kids can try hand at fishing in park

    MORRISON – The Whiteside County Sheriff’s office and mounted patrol will have a youth fishing derby from 9 to 11 a.m. Sept. 12 at Morrison-Rockwood St ...
    Sept. 5, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Manlius bank plans shredding day

    MANLIUS – The public is welcome to bring in paper documents for shredding from 9 to 11 a.m. Sept. 14 at Peoples National Bank, 109 E. Maple Ave.
    Sept. 5, 2015 - 1:15 am

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