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  • Roger A. Patterson

    DIXON – Roger Allan Patterson, 62, of Dixon, died Thursday, Dec. 25, 2014, at Serenity Hospice & Home in Oregon.
    Dec. 27, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Glenn A. Kastner

    DIXON – Glenn Allen Kastner, 81, of Dixon, died Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2014, at his home.He was born Se ...
    Dec. 27, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Rachael K. Wadsworth

    ROCKFORD – Rachael Kathleen Wadsworth, 34, of Rockford, formerly of Dixon, passed away Monday, Dec. 22, 2014, at her home.
    Dec. 27, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Gerald E. Mohr

    STERLING – Gerald E. Mohr, 75, of Sterling, died Thursday, Dec. 25, 2014, at CGH Medical Center in Sterling.
    Dec. 27, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Charles Roger Martin

    STERLING – Charles Roger “Bubba” Martin, 65, of Sterling, passed away Thursday, Dec. 25, 2014, at University of Chicago Medical Center, after a long b ...
    Dec. 27, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Gloria K. Mitchell

    STERLING – Gloria K. Mitchell, 66, of Sterling, died Monday, Dec. 22, 2014. She was employed at Wahl Clipper Corp., before her retirement.
    Dec. 27, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Juanita R. Horton

    POLO – Juanita R. Horton, 82, of Polo, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2014, in Freeport.She was bor ...
    Dec. 27, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Edward L. Fenwick

    ROCHELLE – Edward Lullus Fenwick, 71, of Rochelle, passed away Thursday, Dec. 25, 2014, at Rochelle Rehabilitation & Health Care Center.
    Dec. 27, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Ethan M. Waters

    ROCK FALLS – Ethan M. Waters, 23, of Rock Falls, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2014, at his home, in the loving arms of his family.
    Dec. 27, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Lee A. Johnson

    STERLING – Lee A. Johnson, 70, of Sterling, died Thursday, Dec. 25, 2014.Lee was born Jan. 8, 1944, ...
    Dec. 27, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Last restoration donation made

    OREGON – The Oregon Trail Days Festival Committee has turned in its final contribution to the Illinois Conservation Foundation for the restoration of ...
    Dec. 27, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Employees honored for service timeTri-County Opportunities Council recently recognized employees for ...
    Dec. 27, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Lee County leader earns recognition

    Wendy Ryerson, Lee County supervisor of assessments, was named the 2014 County Official of the Year during the Illinois Association of County Official ...
    Dec. 27, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Big year for shopping small

    Sauk Valley Shop Small isn’t just a holiday promotion, and the year-round efforts seem to be reaping dividends.
    Dec. 26, 2014 - 2:48 pm
  • New business in full Blooms in Prophetstown

    PROPHETSTOWN – Picture those drifty cartoon wisps: Soon the familiar smell of fresh coffee will entwine with the familiar scent of fresh flowers, and ...
    Dec. 26, 2014 - 12:56 pm
  • Corporate solicitation scam making the rounds

    SPRINGFIELD – Secretary of State Jesse White is warning businesses to beware of a solicitation letter that targets Illinois corporations.
    Dec. 26, 2014 - 12:55 pm
  • Dixon man to continue on board

    SPRINGFIELD – David Cain, general manager for LRB Distributors Inc. in Dixon, was re-elected to the Board of Directors of the Associated Beer Distribu ...
    Dec. 20, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Area hospital to get new name

    MENDOTA – Mendota Community Hospital will be renamed OSF Saint Paul Medical Center.The hospital boar ...
    Dec. 20, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • From Chicago with love

    STERLING – Can’t make it to Chicago this weekend? Then be sure to check out O’Dawgs downtown near the theater, a new dive that boasts Windy City fare ...
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 1:33 pm
  • Internet kills the TV star

    One thing I hate about television is all the advertisements. I go out of my way to avoid them. The funny thing is, now that I’m in college, that’s wha ...
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 2:13 pm
  • Skills, drills part of camp

    The Sterling Park District will host a camp for all middle-school basketball players in July.This ca ...
    Dec. 27, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Cards, spelling bee competitions

    DIXON – A euchre tournament will be Jan. 11 at Lee County Council on Aging, 100 W. Second St.Sign-in ...
    Dec. 27, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Re-enactors to bring presidential couple ‘back to life’

    MORRISON – Morrison Historical Society’s annual meeting will feature a presentation on President Ulysses S. Grant Jan. 18 at Morrison United Methodist ...
    Dec. 27, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Entries wanted for club’s annual writing contest

    DIXON – The Phidian Art Club seeks local writers to enter its annual Literary Competition for poetry, fiction, and nonfiction.
    Dec. 27, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Helpers required by Rochelle-based hospice

    ROCHELLE – Volunteers are needed by Unity Hospice of Western Illinois, 1201 S. Seventh St., to serve hospice patients.
    Dec. 27, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Chadwick chief completes course

    Chadwick Police Chief Ryan Lambert attended the Dec. 9-10 Missing Children Seminar for Chief Executives at the National Center for Missing and Exploit ...
    Dec. 27, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Support Groups, Clubs, and Services

    TodayAmerican Red Cross blood drive, 7-11 a.m., 112 W. Second St., Rock Falls. Appointment: 815-625- ...
    Dec. 27, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • More reads make it to shelves

    DIXON – New books have arrived at Dixon Public Library, 221 S. Hennepin Ave.They are:Fiction: “The E ...
    Dec. 27, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Nation celebrates protection act

    This year marks 50 years since President Lyndon B. Johnson signed into law the Wilderness Preservation Act of 1964.
    Dec. 27, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Square dancing starter planned

    MORRISON – Morrison Grand Squares will start its seventh dance season with a kick-off Jan. 5 in the community room at Odell Public Library, 307 S. Mad ...
    Dec. 27, 2014 - 1:15 am
 

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