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  • Richard Arthur Barnum

    MOLINE – Richard Arthur Barnum, 82, of Sterling, died Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, at Rosewood Care Center in Moline. He worked as a Millwright at North ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Donald R. 'Donnie' Wyatt, Jr.

    ROCK FALLS – Donald R. “Donnie” Wyatt Jr., 43, of Rock Falls died Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014.He was bo ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Patricia K. 'Trish' Welty

    AMBOY – Patricia K. "Trish" Welty, 63, of Amboy, died Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, at Green Acres Rehabilitation and Health Care Center in Amboy. She was a ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Lorraine 'Ginie' Basile

    SAVANNA – Lorraine "Ginie" Basile, 95, of Savanna, died Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014, at Mercy North Living Center in Clinton, Iowa.
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Lester A. Hill

    DIXON – Lester A. Hill, 90, of Dixon, died on Sept. 12, 2014, at the Franklin Grove Nursing Home. He was born on June 18, 1924, in Dixon, to Lester A. ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Chandra J. Germanson

    Chandra J. Germanson, 27, of Dixon, died on Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014, at KSB Hospital in Dixon.She w ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Francis 'Dave' Kierczynski

    ROCK FALLS – Francis "Dave" Kierczynski, 70, of Rock Falls died Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014, at his home.
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Wyman W. ‘Skip’ Vinson

    ROCK FALLS – Wyman W. “Skip” Vinson, 62, of Rock Falls, died Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014, at his home.S ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 4:45 pm
  • Larry N. Schryver

    FRANKLIN GROVE – Larry N. Schryver, 69, of Franklin Grove, died Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, at Serenity Hospice & Home in Oregon. After his military en ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 6:55 pm
  • Marilyn Berry

    OTTUMWA, Iowa – Marilyn Lucille Carlson Berry, 90, passed away to be with her Lord at 10:03 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014, at Vista Woods Care Center ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 4:46 pm
  • Four Downs: Week 4 H.S. Football Recap

    An SVM sports video feature that recaps the previous week's high school football action around the Sauk Valley.
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 5:08 pm
  • Polo Marcos take down Milledgeville Missiles

    Final: Polo 52, Milledgeville 27. Click here to see video ...
    Sept. 20, 2014 - 7:42 am
  • Kelly Miller Circus comes to Dixon, met by protesters

    Dixon Assembly of God hosted the family-friendly event while a handful of protesters stood outside the entrance to voice their thoughts on animals as ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 6:29 pm
  • SVM BLITZ: Week 4

    Sauk Valley Media Sports Editor Dan Woessner previews area high school football matchups around the Sauk Valley.
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 2:57 pm
  • First day at Thomson job fair

    A visit to Thomson Correctional Facility in Thomson, Illinois on the first day of a job fair designed to help hire at least 300 workers by the end of ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 7:24 pm
  • Four Downs: Week 3 H.S. Football Recap

    An SVM sports video feature that recaps the previous week's high school football action around the Sauk Valley.
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 5:15 pm
  • Rockets fall to Hawks

    The Hawks used a powerful running game, among other things, and rolled to a 40-0 victory against Rock Falls.
    Sept. 13, 2014 - 7:41 pm
  • Students sing anthem at elementary school

    Students at Jefferson School in Dixon gathered around the flagpole Friday morning to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the writing of the Star Spangl ...
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 11:51 am
  • SVM BLITZ: Week 3

    Sauk Valley Media Sports Editor Dan Woessner previews area high school football matchups around the Sauk Valley.
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 3:48 pm
  • Four Downs: Week 2 H.S. Football Recap

    An SVM sports video feature that recaps the previous week's high school football action around the Sauk Valley.
    Sept. 8, 2014 - 3:26 pm
  • Department store teams up with Goodwill

    The Goodwill Sale at Bergner’s continues through Oct. 4.This year marks the 20th anniversary of the ...
    Sept. 20, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Tech savvy students share their knowledge

    STERLING — Two local 20-year-olds want to help bring Sauk Valley residents into the 21st century. "T ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 1:11 pm
  • The ‘BEST’ way to move forward

    STERLING – The Business Employment Skills Team is one of the best programs Sterling has to offer, according to Alicia Olalde of Rock Falls.
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 12:21 pm
  • Comcast closing Rock Falls service office

    ROCK FALLS – Time is running out for local Comcast customers to pay their bills at the company’s service center at U.S. Route 30 and 13th Avenue.
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 9:19 pm
  • High demand for laid-back local duo’s antiques

    FRANKLIN GROVE – It’s so laid back, it doesn’t even have a name.Dale Stinnett and Kim Meyer, both of ...
    Sept. 13, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Blue Moo dishin' up the dogs in Dixon

    Bacon-wrapped, deep-fried hot dogs slathered with slaw? You must have died and gone to heaven. Or at least to Dixon.
    Sept. 13, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Energy efficiency programs offered

    ROCK FALLS – Blackhawk Hills Regional Council has announced Heat, Air Ventilation And Cooling and custom energy efficiency incentives through the stat ...
    Sept. 13, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Shipping store on target for November opening

    ROCK FALLS – Milledgeville native Jamison Wiersema has spent the past 7 months traveling the country for his marketing job with a Chicago-based compan ...
    Sept. 13, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Donaldson plants earn recognition

    MINNEAPOLIS – Donaldson Co. Inc. has announced its Mexico, Cresco, Iowa, and Greeneville, Tennessee, facilities have received the 2013 Master of Quali ...
    Sept. 6, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Chamber plans network events

    ROCK FALLS – The Rock Falls Chamber of Commerce will host its first quarterly members’ meeting from noon to 1 p.m. Oct. 15 at 601 W. 10th St.
    Sept. 6, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Race fundraiser Saturday for African missions

    FULTON – Mission: Impact Africa, a race/walk to benefit an African mission, will be held Saturday at Spring Valley Reformed Church, 10960 Spring Valle ...
    UPDATED: Sept. 22, 2014 - 8:48 pm
  • Support Groups, Clubs, and Services

    Tuesday, Sept. 23Childhood immunization clinic; women, infants and children clinic; and family plann ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Uniform sale set for Friday at CGH

    STERLING – CGH Auxiliary will sponsor a Life Uniform sale from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday in Ryberg Auditorium at CGH Medical Center, 100 E. LeFevre Road ...
    Sept. 21, 2014 - 8:52 pm
  • Moose bazaar to return this weekend in Sterling

    STERLING – Sterling Women of the Moose will have their annual bazaar Friday and Saturday at the Moose Lodge, 2601 E. Lincolnway.
    Sept. 21, 2014 - 8:57 pm
  • Skills, drills part of camp

    The Sterling Park District will host a camp for all middle-school basketball players in July.This ca ...
    Sept. 20, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Murder mystery benefit planned for Reagan home

    DIXON – The second mystery dinner fundraiser for the Ronald Reagan Boyhood Home will be Oct. 24 at the Dixon Elks Lodge, 1279 Franklin Grove Road.
    Sept. 20, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Animal puppet creation workshop

    DIXON – Students in sixth grade and older can create a lion marionette puppet from 1 to 4 p.m. Sept. 27 at Ruth Edwards Nature Center in Lowell Park, ...
    Sept. 20, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Tampico historians share food, tales at annual meal

    TAMPICO – Tampico Area Historical Society members met Aug. 26 for their annual potluck picnic at the Tampico Community Building.
    Sept. 20, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • CCC subject of meeting’s program

    STERLING – A musical tribute to the Civilian Conservation Corps is planned for 2 p.m. Sept. 27 at Bethel Reformed Church, 230 E. 23rd St.
    Sept. 20, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Genealogy course starts Wednesday

    PRINCETON – Bureau County Genealogical Society will offer beginner-level genealogy classes starting Wednesday and continuing Oct. 1, 8, and 15 at the ...
    Sept. 20, 2014 - 1:15 am
 

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