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  • Cletus L. ‘Clete’ Terveer

    ROCK FALLS – Cletus L. “Clete” Terveer, 91, of Rock Falls, died Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014, at his home.
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 9:57 pm
  • Barbara A. Kump

    LEAF RIVER – Barbara A. Kump, 77, of Leaf River, died Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014, at University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics in Madison, Wisconsin ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 9:57 pm
  • Mary Margaret ‘Margy’ Henkel

    SUBLETTE – Mary Margaret “Margy” Henkel, 88, of Sublette, died Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014, at Franklin Grove Living and Rehabilitation Center.
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 9:57 pm
  • Jeanetta Gerdes

    ROCK FALLS – Jeanetta Gerdes, 61, of Rock Falls, died Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014, at her home. McDonald ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 5:04 pm
  • Frank Hiland

    PROPHETSTOWN – Frank Hiland of Prophetstown died at the age of 97 on Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014, at his home.
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 9:57 pm
  • Larry D. Zeeryp

    FULTON – Larry D. Zeeryp, 66, of Fulton, died Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014, at his home.Bosma-Renkes Fun ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 9:57 pm
  • LaVerne N. Hardesty Jr.

    MOLINE – LaVerne N. Hardesty Jr., 57, of Moline, died Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014, in Moline.Garland Funer ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 10:46 pm
  • William R. 'Bill' Maxey

    ROCKFORD – William Ralph “Bill” Maxey of Rockford, formerly of Rock Falls, passed away peacefully Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014, in Rockford.
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 10:46 pm
  • William A. Wadelton

    ROCK FALLS – William A. Wadelton, 78, of Rock Falls, died Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014, at his home.He was ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 10:38 pm
  • Helen L. Tucker

    ROCK FALLS – Helen L. Tucker, 76, of Rock Falls, died Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014, at Sauk Valley Senior Living and Rehabilitation Center in Rock Falls.
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 10:38 pm
  • Goodfellows helps others enjoy holidays

    Goodfellows of Lee County, a United Way agency, helps people in need at Christmas. We are a nonprofit organization run by volunteers. We work hard all ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 9:59 pm
  • Plan to attend fire museum open house

    You’re invited to a holiday open house at Firehouse Ministries Fire Museum from 5 to 8 p.m. today (Friday) at 403 W. Second St. in Rock Falls during t ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 9:59 pm
  • Democracy worth the wait

    In an age of smartphones, instant gratification is the rule, not the exception.Want to communicate w ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 9:59 pm
  • Sportsmanship, civility too often missing in politics

    SPRINGFIELD – Recently, I watched my 9-year-old daughter, Gracie, shake hands with her opponents after a tough loss on the basketball court.
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 9:59 pm
  • School meeting attendance was disheartening

    I have attended the Dixon Public Schools Long Range Planning meetings, and I have some thoughts I would like to share.
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 10:20 pm
  • Tobacco-free policy for city parks needed

    I am writing to express support for tobacco-free parks in our community. By supporting a tobacco-free policy, the Dixon Park Board can send a clear me ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 10:20 pm
  • Give voters a choice in April

    April 5, 2011, was not a red-letter day in the annals of Sterling voter turnout.In a citywide electi ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 10:20 pm
  • Anti-smoking efforts need lawmakers' help

    The American Cancer Society’s Great American Smokeout today is about helping people addicted to tobacco make a plan to quit. In some cases, this can b ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 10:20 pm
  • Parks should prohibit the use of tobacco

    The Lee County Health Department and KSB Community Wellness support local students leading the effort toward a tobacco-free park policy.
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 5:25 pm
  • Donate to red kettles and help those in need

    I have had the opportunity to work with the Salvation Army of Sterling-Rock Falls this Christmas season. What an eye-opener.
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 5:25 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. 20, 2014 - 10:51 am
  • 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 - 12:54 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 - 9:13 pm
 

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