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  • W. Gail Glenn

    GENESEO – W. Gail Glenn, 85, of Geneseo, passed away unexpectedly Sunday, July 20, 2014, at Hammond Henry Hospital emergency room in Geneseo.  
    July 23, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Nellie Pruis-Douma

    MORRISON – Nellie Pruis-Douma, 97, of Resthave Home in Morrison, died Monday, July 21, 2014, at Morrison Community Hospital.
    July 23, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Virginia Flanagan

    YUMA, Ariz. – On Tuesday morning, May 27, 2014, at Agrace HospiceCare, Madison, Wisconsin, Virginia Stoner Flanagan, 91, our beloved mother, granny, g ...
    July 23, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Ruth E. Schutt

    PROPHETSTOWN – Ruth Ella Schutt, 88, of Sterling, died Sunday, July 20, 2014, at Kindred Hospital in Sycamore.
    July 23, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Marilyn S. Price

    MESA, Ariz. – Marilyn S. Price, 70, of Mesa, passed away Sunday, July 20, 2014.Marilyn was born in P ...
    July 23, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Everett Lundin

    MOUNT MORRIS – Everett Lundin, 85, died Saturday, July 19, 2014, at Serenity Hospice & Home in Oregon.
    July 22, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Robert W. Miller Sr.

    STREATOR – Robert W. Miller Sr., 84, of Streator, died Sunday, July 20, 2014, at Mendota Lutheran Home.  
    July 22, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Reuben H. “Reub” Barnhart Jr.

    OREGON – Reuben H. Barnhart Jr. passed away Friday, July 18, 2014, at home after a courageous battle with cancer.
    July 22, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Velva A. Kurfiss

    STERLING – Velva Ann Kurfiss, 69, of Sterling, died Monday, July 21, 2014, at CGH Medical Center in Sterling.
    July 22, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • W. Joyce Cole

    SANDWICH – W. Joyce Cole, 80, of Sandwich, formerly of Sterling, died Sunday, July 20, 2014, at Valley West Community Hospital in Sandwich. She was em ...
    July 22, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Mount Morris will install new lighting by fall

    Downtown Mount Morris will receive a facelift from a village standpoint. The village board, with the recommendation of the village planning commission ...
    July 23, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Fair season offers myriad entertainment

    If you’re interested in places to go, people to see, and things to do this summer, the county fairs of the Sauk Valley are right up your alley.
    July 23, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Closet racism alive and well

    I voted for Reagan because I shared his view of smaller government and fiscal conservatism. I voted for Clinton because he embraced a community of whi ...
    July 22, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Pretty petunias are appreciated

    Hats off to Dixon in Bloom for a great job on the petunia baskets this year. They are beautiful, the colors vibrant, and I know that the daily waterin ...
    July 22, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • ‘Humanistic mutiny’ arises in America

    Looking at globalization efforts for a one-world government, universal health care, an ECU [European Currency Unit] economy, and new age spiritualism, ...
    July 22, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Rough roads? Recycle them!

    Taxpayers should appreciate government officials who try to get them more bang for the buck.Count Ru ...
    July 22, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • From our archives: Popcorn stands both popular, profitable

    Note to readers – Sauk Valley Media reprints editorials and articles from the past as a regular Monday feature. The following items appeared in the Ga ...
    July 21, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Golf outing proceeds are appreciated

    Hospice of the Rock River Valley acknowledges and thanks everyone who organized, helped, participated in, and donated to the June 14 Schreiner Golf Ou ...
    July 19, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Thank you to all parade float helpers

    The Lee County Council on Aging and Post House Ballroom thank all those who helped with our parade entry this year, commemorating our 40th (ruby) anni ...
    July 19, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Thanks to all for success of Poppy Day

    Thank you for another successful Poppy Day for the Rock Falls American Legion and Auxiliary. Thanks to you, the public, for your support of one of the ...
    July 19, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • 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
  • 3A softball final: Sterling, St. Ignatius

    The Sterling Golden Warriors won the third-place match against St. Ignatius 4-0 at EastSide Centre in East Peoria on Saturday, June 14, 2014.
    June 14, 2014 - 8:39 pm
  • 3A softball semifinal: Sterling, Manteno

    The Sterling Golden Warriors softball team faced off with Manteno Panthers in the 3A state semifinal, Friday, June 13, at EastSide Centre in East Peor ...
    June 13, 2014 - 6:32 pm
  • Area law enforcement in Torch Run

    Area law enforcement in the Sauk Valley participated in the Torch Run, Wednesday, June 11, which was meant to raise awareness for the Special Olympics ...
    June 11, 2014 - 5:39 pm
  • Sterling Wins Barrington Supersectional

    The Golden Warriors clinched their second consecutive trip to state with a 3-1 rematch victory over Wauconda Monday.
    June 10, 2014 - 9:40 pm
  • Clippers, Pioneers in 1A state semifinal

    The Amboy Clippers fell 6-1 on Friday, June 6, at EastSide Centre in East Peoria, at the IHSA 1A state softball semifinal.
    June 6, 2014 - 6:08 pm
  • Picnic planned, as Sterling Kmart gang sticks together

    STERLING – Former employees of the now-closed Sterling Kmart had a farewell party in January, and now will gather for what promises to be a much more ...
    July 21, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Bergner’s helps March of Dimes

    MILWAUKEE – Bon-Ton Stores, including Bergner’s in Sterling, raised $340,000 from Mother’s Day and Father’s Day promotions for the March of Dimes’ Imb ...
    July 19, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • BorgWarner Co. earns recognition

    AUBURN HILLS, Mich. – BorgWarner Turbo Systems received an AutomotiveINNOVATIONS Award 2014 during a recent ceremony in Frankfurt, Germany.
    July 19, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Local consultant to pick up new vehicle

    DALLAS – Jamie ReVelle of Oregon, a Mary Kay independent sales director, will accept delivery of a new Chevy Cruze at Ken Nelson Auto in Dixon.
    July 19, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Funeral director recognized by piers

    DIXON – Richard W. Schilling of Preston-Schilling Funeral Home was honored by the Illinois Funeral Directors Association, as a 40-Year Licensee of fun ...
    July 19, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Phone company donates food

    DIXON – CenturyLink Inc. employees and area communities collected 666,204 pounds of food and $767,219 during the 2014 CenturyLink Backpack Buddies Fee ...
    July 19, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Family-owned print shop moves into bigger digs

    POLO – Marty and Christie Cox of Legacy Prints, in business in their home since 2000, have expanded into a 5,000-square-foot location at 607 S. Divisi ...
    July 19, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Brew and view moves in new direction

    STERLING – The Sterling Theater is undergoing a management change that officials hope will bring a more local flavor to the brew and view.
    July 19, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • New coffee shop grinding out the goodies

    Brooke Hepker and her mother, Angie Hepker, love being behind the counter whipping up cups of coffee.
    July 19, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Sterling property sold ... to the next bidder

    STERLING – The massive commercial building at 301 W. Third St. has yet another owner and name. Midwe ...
    July 19, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Watch for health risks of inactivity

    According to a recent news release from The American Journal of Medicine, our lack of activity – not excess calories – might explain why a growing num ...
    July 23, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Dive into a big bowl of cold soup

    The sun is blazing. The sweat is dripping. The air feels as if it is sticking to your skin.Hey, how ...
    July 23, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Both children need counseling after assault

    Dear Abby: My granddaughter "Cindy," age 2, was being watched by her mommy's ex-sister-in-law and her sons. Cindy went to her mommy and said, "Bubby h ...
    July 23, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Younger couples share how they handle money

    Dear Readers: On April 11, I printed a letter from "Wondering in Washington," a man asking why young men in general today have the attitude that "any ...
    July 22, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Before doctors check your vitals, check theirs

    WASHINGTON (AP) – Americans consider insurance and a good bedside manner in choosing a doctor, but w ...
    July 21, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Dating scene frustrating for young woman

    Dear Abby: I am a young woman hoping to find "The One." But I have come to realize that I'm not the normal female. I don't get manicures or go shoppin ...
    July 21, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • ‘Rumors’ a slam dunk at Timber Lake Playhouse

    MOUNT CARROLL – After its last show, “Young Frankenstein, The New Mel Brooks Musical,” closed with more than a bang, Timber Lake Playhouse opened the ...
    July 19, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Top 5 things to do this weekend

    4-H Fair in MorrisonMORRISON – Cattle and kitties and pigs, oh my! The Whiteside County 4-H Fair, fe ...
    July 18, 2014 - 10:45 am
  • Son decides life on the open road isn’t for him

    Dear Abby: For years, my wife and I were RV enthusiasts. We have a son who was envious about our lifestyle and expressed a desire to own an RV and tra ...
    July 18, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Music Fest back in Sterling

    STERLING – Sterling Main Street will present the third annual Main Street Music Fest on July 26 at Grandon Civic Center in Central Memorial Park in do ...
    July 17, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Watch for health risks of inactivity

    According to a recent news release from The American Journal of Medicine, our lack of activity – not excess calories – might explain why a growing num ...
    July 23, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Dive into a big bowl of cold soup

    The sun is blazing. The sweat is dripping. The air feels as if it is sticking to your skin.Hey, how ...
    July 23, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Veggies get their due on the grill

    Of all the foods we grill on perfect summer days, vegetables rank among the most exciting. Perhaps i ...
    July 16, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Aim for healthy eating while traveling

    Several clients have recently asked me for suggestions on how to eat healthy while traveling. Whether it is a day trip to the lake or a 2-week vacatio ...
    July 16, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Melons are summer on a plate

    You know you’re in the heart of the summer when the melons come out to play.Watermelons, with their ...
    July 16, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • The best diet? So fresh and so clean

    The term “eating clean” has been popping up a lot in recent years. The trend might have been first identified in 1993, when Gerald Celente coined the ...
    July 9, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Focusing on single product risky

    NEW YORK (AP) – Turns out, being a one-hit wonder is risky.When Crumbs, the New York City-based chai ...
    July 9, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Salmon: Even better the second time around

    I buy more fresh salmon than I need for dinner. Not because I’m lured by the mammoth slabs sold at w ...
    July 9, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Greek Pasta Salad perfect summer side

    An outdoor cookout or potluck is not complete without some sort of a pasta salad. It’s the go-to sal ...
    July 9, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Oreos even better with peanut butter?

    Good heavens, there’s another new flavor of Oreo cookies! It’s Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup, represente ...
    July 9, 2014 - 1:15 am
 

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