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  • Marie E. McDonnell

    STERLING – Marie Eleanor Cassens McDonnell, 98, of Sterling, passed away Monday, Nov. 24, 2014 at Sterling Pavilion.
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 6:15 pm
  • Joseph ‘Joe’ Moreno Jr.

    LAS VEGAS – Joseph “Joe” Moreno Jr., 73, of Las Vegas, formerly of Rock Falls, was called to heaven Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014.
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 4:50 pm
  • Marie E. McDonnell

    STERLING – Marie E. McDonnell, 98, of Sterling, died Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, at Sterling Pavilion Nursing Home.
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 10:07 pm
  • Joe Moreno Jr.

    LAS VEGAS – Joe Moreno Jr., 73, of Las Vegas, formerly of Rock Falls, died Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014.Sc ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 10:07 pm
  • Webster 'Wayne' McGregory

    STERLING – Webster “Wayne” McGregory, 81, of Sterling, died Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, at CGH Medical Center in Sterling. He was employed for 36 years wit ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 10:07 pm
  • Joseph E. 'Joe' Lybarger

    DIXON – Joseph E. "Joe" Lybarger, 85, of Dixon, died Friday, Nov. 21, 2014, at his home.He was born ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 10:07 pm
  • Janet M. Collier

    LASALLE – Janet Marian Collier, 63, of LaSalle, died at 6:05 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014, at her home.
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 10:07 pm
  • James J. Miller

    NELSON – James J. Miller, 53, of Nelson, died Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014, at Dixon Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center.
    Nov. 23, 2014 - 8:44 pm
  • Geraldine L. 'Jerry' Buckholz

    HANOVER – Geraldine L. "Jerry" Buckholz, 86, of Hanover, died Friday, Nov. 21, 2014, in Galena.Visit ...
    Nov. 23, 2014 - 8:44 pm
  • John W. Burke Jr.

    DIXON – John W. Burke Jr., 65, of Dixon died unexpectedly, at KSB Hospital on Friday, Nov. 21, 2014.
    Nov. 23, 2014 - 8:44 pm
  • Business notebook: Dixon man running food delivery service

    DIXON – Sam Elliott Jr.'s co-workers wanted to see a food taxi business in the area, so they asked Elliott if he'd start one. He thought about it, and ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 3:08 pm
  • Blog: Engineering marvel

    Sterling High School's annual cardboard boat race makes me wish I'd had tried harder in school. I en ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 12:20 pm
  • 2014 Fear Book

    The gang at Haunted Haven have always been fun to work with. I'm sure this comes as no big surprise.  Clowns and blood and other scary things, it's h ...
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 12:52 pm
  • Blog: Classic example of a great photo opp

    The 13th annual Riverfront Classic car show in Dixon, which took place Sunday, is a special event. Not many times do you get park car in the middle of ...
    Oct. 2, 2014 - 5:49 pm
  • BLOG: Look forward to Mayhem in the Meadows

    I've worked on several stories with the Midwest Derby Divas Roller Derby team and always reserve a great level of respect for the team. Especially the ...
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 9:14 pm
  • Social service connection group to meet Wednesday in Dixon

    DIXON – The Lee County Networking Group will meet from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday at Meridian Senior Living, 124 Liberty Court.
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 8:12 pm
  • Support Groups, Clubs, and Services

    Thursday, Nov. 27Thanksgiving holiday - check to see if groups are meeting.Abuse Changing team, 815- ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 6:24 pm
  • Blood drive, bake sale set in Amboy

    AMBOY – A blood drive will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday at Amboy Fire Station, 25 N. East Ave.T ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 5:23 pm
  • Support Groups, Clubs, and Services

    Wednesday, Nov. 26Childhood immunization clinic; women, infants and children clinic; and family plan ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 10:12 pm
  • Flu clinic Monday in Dixon

    DIXON – Flu shots will be available from 2:30 to 6 p.m. Monday at the Lee County Health Department, 309 S. Galena Ave.
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 7:47 pm
  • Carolina Cantu

    STERLING – Carolina Cantu, 88, of Sterling, died Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014, at her home. She had worked for 10 years as an assembler at the former Harper- ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 10:07 pm
  • Support Groups, Clubs, and Services

    TodayAlcoholics Anonymous, 9 a.m., closed, Big Book, United Methodist Church, 201 E. Chicago Ave., D ...
    Nov. 22, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Sweets, breakfast part of event

    ROCK FALLS – St. Andrew Catholic Church Altar and Rosary Society members will have their annual Cookie Extravaganza Dec. 6 and 7 at St. Andrew School, ...
    Nov. 22, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Agency joins in giving day efforts

    DIXON – Home of Hope Cancer Wellness Center in Dixon will be among agencies to participate in the #ILGiveBig Movement Dec. 2.
    Nov. 22, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Kansas State UniversityMANHATTAN, Kansas – Phillip Wahl of Rock Falls earned a Bachelor of Scienc ...
    Nov. 22, 2014 - 1:15 am
 

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