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  • Donald L. Fischer

    ELIZABETH – Donald L. Fischer, 88, of Elizabeth, died Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, at his home.Law-Jones ...
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Duane Schupbach

    THOMSON – Duane Schupbach, 84, of Thomson, died Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, at Serenity Hospice Center in Oregon.
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Floyd H. Imel

    CHADWICK – Floyd Henry Imel, 85, of Chadwick, died Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, at Good Samaritan Nursing Home in Mount Carroll.    
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Grace L. Albertson

    AMBOY – Grace L. Albertson, 87, of Amboy, died Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014 at Dixon Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center. 
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Thomas W. Grove

    DIXON — Thomas W. Grove, 73, of Dixon, died Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, at KSB Hospital in Dixon.Arrang ...
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Ivan Joe Kaufman

    MORRISON – Ivan Joe Kaufman, 77, or Morrison, died Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014, at his home.Joe was born N ...
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • 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
  • From our archives: Nazis invade Poland; allies mobilize

    Note to readers – Sauk Valley Media reprints editorials and articles from the past as a regular Monday feature. The following items appeared in the Te ...
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Time to quell Export-Import Bank brouhaha

    WASHINGTON – The excitement is building. Only a few more weeks until the long-awaited mid-term elect ...
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Presentation Monday on labor principles

    The Labor Day holiday raises questions about the current status of relations between employees as collective bargaining groups and their employers.
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Pleased with new city street

    Thank you, Mr. Jeff Kuhn, for the nice new street we have (Mary Avenue). It is wonderful. Feels like we are driving on a superhighway.
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Fumigation must be an ongoing process

    More than 5 years ago, when Illinois was embroiled in the Gov. Rod Blagojevich impeachment process, Lt. Gov. Pat Quinn boiled his solution to the corr ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Fix roadways right the first time, please

    My road, Canal Street, is one of the many roads that were refinished with gravel. We (I and a few neighbors) thought the road was going to be built up ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Behind The Reader’s Voice: Frederick G. Turk

    Note to readers: This is the first in a series of question-and-answer features about people who frequently write letters to the editor.
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Give ambulance a ‘yes’ vote; fix other problems

    Recently while in Oregon, I needed emergency medical care and an ambulance ride to the hospital. I am thankful the new ambulance service was at the fi ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Backs Bustos for Congress

    I grew up in a single-mother household and depended on food stamps to get fed. Through generous government aid, I became the first person in my family ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • U.S. water infrastructure issues must be addressed

    Water issues have been a frequent topic in the news lately, from large main breaks such as the one that affected UCLA’s historic Pauley Pavilion, to t ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Four Downs: Week 1 H.S. Football Recap

    An SVM sports video feature that recaps the previous week's high school football action around the Sauk Valley.
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 4:44 pm
  • 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
  • Midnight magic in Morrison

    MORRISON – Creativity might be the sweetest ingredient at Matthew Henthorn’s Midnight Cake Shop.  Fo ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • 100 years later, Verucchi’s still in restaurant business

    SPRING VALLEY – It has stayed “la famiglia” for 100 years: Verucchi’s Ristorante in Spring Valley opened in 1914 at 600 N. Greenwood St., where it rem ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Chamber hires new employee

    Kadina Hodges has been named the Rock Falls Chamber of Commerce events coordinator. This new position is designed to help strengthen and build new eve ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Donaldson plants earn recognition

    MINNEAPOLIS – Donaldson Co. Inc. has announced it’s Mexico, Cresco, Iowa, and Greeneville, Tennessee, facilities have received the 2013 Master of Qual ...
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 1:00 pm
  • Rock Falls Chamber to have quarterly meetings with members

    ROCK FALLS – The Rock Falls Chamber of Commerce next month will kick off a new program for its members.
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Her Heart’s Desire might be yours, as well

    PROPHETSTOWN – JoAnn Frederick is the heart in Heart’s Desire, and she has a shop full of things she loves and things she loves to make.
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Dari-DeLite doling out deliciousness once again

    PROPHETSTOWN – Dari-DeLite is back.During the ’60s and ’70s, Dari-DeLite was the place to go in P’to ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Bistro brings French flair to downtown Dixon

    DIXON – Avez-vous faim? Well, there’s a brand new downtown restaurant with a French flair that can ease your hunger pangs, and it’s worth stepping aro ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 11:00 am
  • rtwork wanted for scholarship contest

    ROCK FALLS – Children up to 13 years can enter the “Color for College” scholarship contest from The Cellular Connection, a Verizon wireless retailer, ...
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Employer services help available

    STERLING – North Central Illinois Works workNet Center will host an open house and employer forum from 9 a.m. to noon Wednesday at the NCI Works One-S ...
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 1:15 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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