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  • Warriors can’t hang on against league-leading Cavs

    STERLING – Sterling basketball coach Ryan Vasquez sent his starting point guard, Juan-Antonio Gomez, a picture of a quote earlier in the week.
    Feb. 6, 2016 - 12:01 am
  • Newman rallies for TRAC win

    STERLING — Down by seven at one point in the third quarter, Newman came storming back to claim a 53-46 win over Princeton on Friday. Princeton’s Colby ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 11:59 pm
  • Amboy not letting injuries slow it down

    The season started out on a sour note for the Amboy girls basketball team, as the Clippers learned they would be without the services of junior forwar ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 11:58 pm
  • GBK: Duchesses throw scare into Tigers, can't pull out BNC West win

    DIXON – Bottled up for a good chunk of the night against a swarming Byron defense, Dixon found the range enough to throw quite a scare into one of the ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 11:56 pm
  • Still time for coyote hunt

    Good night, what a week. It was Sunday when I was first contacted and made aware of the error I had made.
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 11:55 pm
  • Raiders roll on road

    The AFC girls basketball team closed out the regular season perfect in NUIC East play, defeating Pecatonica 47-32 on the road Friday night. The Raide ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 11:54 pm
  • Sterling handles L-P, takes lead in NIB-12 West

    STERLING – Standing on the hardwood at Musgrove Fieldhouse, Jay Borum talked about having a chance to achieve something she hadn't done over her 4 yea ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 12:12 am
  • Skyhawks give coach great gift

    DIXON — The Sauk Valley men’s basketball team pulled away in the second half to beat Highland 77-67 on Thursday. Sauk Valley (20-5, 7-2 Arrowhead) led ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 12:09 am
  • Oregon gets big win at ’Bago

    WINNEBAGO – After losing to Winnebago for 12 straight years, including twice this season, and being greeted by a thundering dunk from Brandon Suggs to ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 12:07 am
  • SportShorts for Friday, February 5, 2016

    The Coloma Township Parks District will offer a Karate class for students age 8-10. The class will be 1-2 p.m. Saturday and Feb. 13 at the Merrill Sch ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 12:00 am
  • Seasonal worship focuses on Jesus

    DIXON – The Dixon Area Christian Ministerial Association will have community Lenten services from Feb. 14 until March 13.
    Feb. 6, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Gianna Nancy Nichole Ankney

    DIXON – Gianna Nancy Nichole Ankney, 3 months, of Dixon, died Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016, at Rockford Memorial Hospital.
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 9:03 pm
  • Reva P. Armstrong

    MORRISON – Reva P. Armstrong, 90, of Harbor Crest Home in Fulton, formerly of Morrison, died Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016, at the home. She farmed for 60 y ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 9:41 pm
  • Robert P. ‘Bob’ Pfeifer Sr.

    DIXON – Robert Philip “Bob” Pfeifer Sr., 88, of Dixon, died Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016, at Kishwaukee Hospital in DeKalb.
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 9:03 pm
  • Margaret Golden Berges

    NOTRE DAME, Ind.– Margaret Golden Berges went to her eternal reward and rest at her home, while surrounded by loved ones.
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 9:04 pm
  • James W. Thompson

    TOLUCA – James W. Thompson, 80, formerly of Rock Falls, died Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016, at Aperion Care Toluca.
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 9:04 pm
  • Jul Adams-Watkins

    WALNUT – Jul Adams-Watkins, 63, of Walnut, died Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016, at her home.Garland Funeral ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 9:03 pm
  • Margaret Bybee Jan. 21, 1929-Jan. 30, 2016

    OTTAWA – Margaret Bybee, 87, of Ottawa, passed away Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016, at Pleasant View Luther Home in Ottawa.
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 9:40 pm
  • Salvador W. Garcia

    STERLING – Salvador W. Garcia, 90, of Sterling, died Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016, at his home.Born Dec. ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 9:40 pm
  • James Thompson

    TOLUCA – James Thompson, 80, formerly of Rock Falls, died Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016, at Aperion Care Toluca.
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 5:34 pm
  • Car club chapter help nonprofit organizations

    DIXON – Reagan Country Classics Car Club members recently donated about $4,500 to various nonprofit organizations in Dixon, Sterling, Franklin Grove, ...
    Feb. 6, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Being of good cheer

    President Obama's State of the Union address inspired me to imagine a new world.As a nation, we are ...
    Feb. 6, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Local fire department elects new officers

    MANLIUS – Manlius Fire Department members met in January at the fire hall.Robert Reglin, president, ...
    Feb. 6, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Applications sought for Carroll scholarships

    SAVANNA – The Dorothy Footitt Scholarship Committee has announced that scholarships are available to graduating seniors, who attend a state-accredited ...
    Feb. 6, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Food sanitation class planned

    STERLING – A food service sanitation manager certification course will be offered from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Feb. 15 in the learning center at Emerald Hill ...
    Feb. 6, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • SUPPORT GROUPS, CLUBS, AND SERVICES

    Saturday, Feb. 6Alcoholics Anonymous, 9 a.m., closed, Big Book, United Methodist Church, 201 E. Chic ...
    Feb. 6, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • COMMUNITY EVENTS

    Saturday, Feb. 6Farmers Market, 8 a.m.-noon, Twin City Market, indoors, 106 Avenue A, Sterling, 815- ...
    Feb. 6, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Shelter Insurance

    MANLIUS – The Shelter Insurance Foundation will award a $2,000 scholarship,to a Bureau Valley High School graduate.
    Feb. 6, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Quarters at auction to help local club

    ROCK FALLS – A quartermania fundraiser for the Eagles Club FOE Rock Falls will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at the club, 321 W. Second St.
    Feb. 6, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Kindergarteners can register soon

    ROCK FALLS – The kindergarten round-up for the 2016-17 school year at East Coloma-Nelson School District 20 will be Thursday and Friday at the school, ...
    Feb. 6, 2016 - 1:15 am

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