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  • Arlene F. Kness

    POLO – Arlene F. Kness, 92, of Polo, died Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014. She farmed for most of her life with her husband near Brookville.
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Terry L. Stokes

    STERLING – Terry L. Stokes, 66, of Sterling, died Monday, Aug. 18, 2014, at his home.He was born Mar ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Stanley E. Stockton

    STERLING – Stanley E. Stockton, 76, of Sterling, died Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, at his home in his sleep.
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Mary A. Dixon

    SEATTLE – Mary Annette Trombold Dixon, 96, of Seattle, formerly of Dixon, passed away Sunday, July 20, 2014, only 5 days before her 97th birthday. 
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • William F. ‘Bill’ Cavanaugh

    MOUNT CARROLL – William F. “Bill” Cavanaugh, 84, of Mount Carroll, died Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, at his home.
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Arthur C. Walzer

    LA MOILLE – Arthur C. Walzer, 89, of La Moille, died Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, at Mendota Lutheran Home, surrounded by his loving family.
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Stanley Stockton

    STERLING – Stanley Stockton, 76, of Sterling, died Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014.McDonald Funeral Home in ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • James C. Wesner

    STERLING – James Clinton Wesner, 80, of Sterling, died Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, at Walnut Manor.James ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Sharon K. Deter

    MORRISON – Sharon Kay Deter, 54, of Morrison, died Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, at her home. She worked at Morrison Community Hospital for more than 10 yea ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Scott S. Setchell

    DIXON – Scott S. Setchell, 50, of Dixon, died Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, at his home, surrounded by his family.
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Dixon vs. Monmouth-Roseville

    A 25-0 victory in the season opener for the Dukes, their first win at home since 2010. Click here to ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 2:10 pm
  • SVM BLITZ: Week 1

    Sauk Valley Media Sports Editor Dan Woessner previews area high school football matchups around the Sauk Valley.
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 4:43 pm
  • 91-year-old Great-grandmother Skydives

    Surrounded by nearly 50 family members and friends on a hot and humid afternoon, a 91-year-old great-grandmother made her first skydive at the Chicago ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 3:49 pm
  • Amboy Teachers Honor Co-worker with Ice Bucket Challenge

    Teachers at Amboy Junior High School honored Richard Hubbard, a staff member who died of ALS in May, by accepting the Ice Bucket Challenge, on Friday, ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 5:40 pm
  • Dixon Dukes Football Season Preview

    If football is all about attitude and sheer "want to," the Dixon Dukes are looking good for 2014. Cl ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 5:14 pm
  • Meet Nicom, Whiteside's new K-9

    Whiteside County Sheriff's Department welcomes a new K-9 to the force, Nicom. Click here to see vide ...
    July 11, 2014 - 5:36 pm
  • Judge reads Welling sentence

    Judge Ron Jacobson sentenced Matthew Welling to 90 years in prison: 60 for fatally beating and slashing 79-year-old Leroy Daniels, and 30 more for the ...
    June 25, 2014 - 6:54 pm
  • Clips: Victim impact statements

    Family of Leroys Daniels read victim impact statements on Wednesday, June 25, 2014. Click here to se ...
    June 25, 2014 - 6:33 pm
  • SVM All-Star Classic: Girls Game

    The Telegraph won 48-25 over the Gazette team. Click here to see video ...
    June 20, 2014 - 9:17 am
  • SVM All-Star Classic: Boys Game

    The Gazette hit 51 percent of its shots – including 41 percent of its 3-pointers – to pull away for a 95-74 victory.
    June 20, 2014 - 9:17 am
  • Food, games part of church’s fest

    POLO – The third annual Faith Festival will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Sept. 6 at Faith United Methodist Church’s parking lot, 702 E. Dixon St.
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Hampton author’s novel available

    Copies of “West Fork,” a novel by Tom McKay of Hampton, were donated to Sterling Public Library, 102 W. Third St., and Rock Falls Public Library, 1007 ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Area vocalist wins in Mendota

    MENDOTA – Sydney Friel of Sublette won first place Aug. 7 in the WGLC/Q Idol Contest at the Mendota Sweet Corn Festival.
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Sign-up open for safe driving instruction

    DIXON – An AARP driver safety class will be from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Oct. 8 and 9 at Lee County Council on Aging, 100 W. Second St.
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Walk registration accepted

    STERLING – The American Foundation For Suicide Prevention will have the Out of the Darkness Community Walk Oct. 11 at Sinnissippi Park, off Sinnissipp ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Vendors sought for fall craft day

    STERLING – Vendor and crafter applications to exhibit goods at the Bi-County Cooperative Foundation Fall Expo Nov. 1 can be submitted now.
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Vehicles can get clean at fundraiser

    DIXON – The Dixon Rural Firefighters’ Association will have a car wash from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 6 at the Dixon Rural Fire Department main station, ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 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. 30, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Show benefits health services

    STERLING – A vendor, craft show, basket raffle, and bake sale fundraiser for the CGH Health Foundation will be from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday.
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Teen Turf program continues this year

    AMBOY – Teen Turf’s After School Program is for students in third grade and older at the Boehle Youth Center, 235 W. Main St.
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 1:15 am
 

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