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  • Sterling police investigating string of vehicle burglaries

    STERLING – Sterling Police are looking for information in rash of vehicle break-ins on the west side of town in which change, purses, computer equipme ...
    Dec. 28, 2014 - 11:36 pm
  • Fine time for some frosty fishing

    A fisherman braves the chilly temperatures and wind while he fishes Saturday afternoon on the Rock River in Dixon.
    Dec. 28, 2014 - 11:29 pm
  • Disc diehards don't take winter off

    Ben Callaway, 27, of Davenport, Iowa, hits the 13th hole on Sunday at Sinnissippi Park's disc golf course in Sterling. It was a relatively nice day to ...
    Dec. 28, 2014 - 11:29 pm
  • Polo Student of the Month

    Kevin Cheeseman, 17, of Polo, is Polo Community High School’s October Student of the Month. He is the son of Craig and Rachel Cheeseman, and has a bro ...
    Dec. 27, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • On board with the weather

    How often do you get to take your skateboard outside on the day after Christmas in northern Illinois? Paul Wolf, 35, of Dixon, takes advantage of the ...
    Dec. 26, 2014 - 5:30 pm
  • Vendors invited to participate in Bridal Fair

    Does your business offer products and services for weddings, receptions, catering, flowers and more?
    Dec. 26, 2014 - 5:15 pm
  • Newman November Student of the Month Rachel Humphreys

    Rachel Humphreys, 18, of Sterling, is Newman Central Catholic High School’s November Student of the Month. She is the daughter of Mark and Carol Humph ...
    Dec. 26, 2014 - 2:55 pm
  • 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
  • Adults, baby suffer minor injuries in Wednesday crash

    OGLE COUNTY – A two-vehicle crash Wednesday sent three people to KSB Hospital in Dixon with minor injuries.
    Dec. 26, 2014 - 1:18 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
  • Annie F. Lindquist

    FRANKLIN GROVE – Annie F. Lindquist, 97, of Franklin Grove, formerly of Sterling, died Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014 at Franklin Grove Living Center.
    Dec. 28, 2014 - 11:38 pm
  • Joy Belle Rippy Reyes

    SHALLOWATER, Texas – Joy Belle Rippy Reyes, 57, of Shallowater, formerly of Sterling, died Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014 in Lubbock, Texas.
    Dec. 28, 2014 - 11:38 pm
  • Ethel Marie McKay

    MOUNT MORRIS – Ethel Marie McKay, 85, died Friday, Dec. 26, 2014 in Pinecrest Manor Nursing Home in Mount Morris.
    Dec. 28, 2014 - 11:38 pm
  • Joyce C. Olson

    LANARK – Joyce C. Olson, 80, of Lanark, passed away Friday, Dec. 26, 2014 at Manor Court Liberty Village in Freeport. 
    Dec. 28, 2014 - 11:38 pm
  • T.J. 'John' Condit

    MOUNT MORRIS – T.J. "John" Condit changed addresses Thursday, Dec. 25, 2014, moving from East Lincoln Street, where he raised his family for 46 years, ...
    Dec. 28, 2014 - 11:38 pm
  • Gerald E. Mohr

    STERLING – Gerald E. Mohr, 75, of Sterling, formerly of Sublette, died Thursday, Dec. 25, 2014 at CGH Medical Center in Sterling.
    Dec. 28, 2014 - 11:38 pm
  • Catherine Carney

    STERLING – Catherine Carney, 100, of Sterling, died Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014 at Sterling Pavilion.Arr ...
    Dec. 28, 2014 - 11:38 pm
  • Richard Ogan

    SPRING VALLEY – Richard "Dick" Ogan, 75, of Ohio, died Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014 at Spring Valley Nursing home in Spring Valley.
    Dec. 28, 2014 - 11:38 pm
  • Virginia Jokerst

    PROPHETSTOWN – Virginia Jokerst, 95, died Thursday, Dec. 25, 2014 at Prophets Good Samaritan Center in Prophetstown.
    Dec. 28, 2014 - 11:38 pm
  • Jean E. Harris

    CHADWICK – Jean E. Harris, 67, of Chadwick, died Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014 at Swedish American Hospital in Rockford.
    Dec. 28, 2014 - 11:38 pm
  • 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
 

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