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  • Rock River monsters abound

    Think I'm gonna have to go ahead and deem this the year of the channel cat. While I haven't seen any titan-sized channels, I have laid eyes on an awf ...
    July 22, 2016 - 11:32 pm
  • New rules aimed at keeping pitchers healthy

    High school baseball games like the one Fulton and Morrison engaged in back on May 18 will soon be a thing of the past. The Steamers edged the Mustan ...
    July 22, 2016 - 11:32 pm
  • SportShorts for Saturday, July 23, 2016

    Sterling High School will host its annual volleyball camp on Monday through Thursday at Musgrove Fieldhouse.
    July 22, 2016 - 11:21 pm
  • Sterling fares well at Midwest Nationals

    If Andrew Garcia was looking for a little boost as he heads off to the world of college wrestling, he found it.
    July 21, 2016 - 10:34 pm
  • SportShorts for Friday, July 22, 2016

    Illinois Gold fast-pitch softball is holding tryouts starting Aug. 6. There are teams in 10-and-under, 12U, 14U, 16U and 18U age divisions. Tryouts wi ...
    July 21, 2016 - 10:27 pm
  • ulton grad to compete in CrossFit Games

    Ben Kuebel turned what started out as a few workouts each week, into enjoying some sun and the Pacific Ocean.
    July 20, 2016 - 10:51 pm
  • An ideal summer gig

    For 3 days a week, maybe 20 hours total, Jeff Sands mans the pro shop at Rock River Golf and Pool in his hometown of Rock Falls.
    July 20, 2016 - 9:45 pm
  • SportShorts for Thursday, July 21, 2016

    The Stateline Generals travel baseball team will host tryouts beginning next week for the 2017 season. Tryouts for the 10-and-under team will be July ...
    July 20, 2016 - 9:32 pm
  • Team enjoys a banner summer

    Kenny Koerner has a practical reason to keep tabs on the local high school baseball scene.After all, ...
    July 19, 2016 - 10:30 pm
  • Soccer: Hermeyer heading to NIU

    Kylee Hermeyer went to a soccer camp at Northern Illinois last week and decided to stay. The midfielder, who will be a junior at Dixon in the fall, ga ...
    July 18, 2016 - 10:49 pm
  • Ruth O. Cornils

    STERLING – Ruth Olive (Hill) Cornils, 94, of Sterling, passed away July 22, 2016, at her home, surrounded by her loving family following a brief illne ...
    July 24, 2016 - 3:20 pm
  • James P. Galvin

    STERLING – James Paul Galvin, 85, of Sterling, passed away Saturday, July 23, 2016, at Regency Care in Sterling after a long battle.
    July 24, 2016 - 3:21 pm
  • Emma Scott

    ROCHELLE – Emma Scott, 69, of Rochelle, passed away Thursday, July 21, 2016, after a 24-year battle with breast cancer.
    July 24, 2016 - 3:20 pm
  • Becky M. Langner

    DIXON – Becky M. Langner, 77, of Dixon, died Friday, July 22, 2016, at her home.Becky was born Jan. ...
    July 24, 2016 - 3:22 pm
  • Doris E. Royer

    OREGON – Doris E. Royer, 87, formerly of Harmon, died Friday, July 22, 2016, at Oregon Living & Rehabilitation Center in Oregon.
    July 24, 2016 - 3:22 pm
  • Shirley E. Dunham

    APPLE RIVER – Shirley Elizabeth Dunham, 68, of Apple River, died Thursday, July 21, 2016 at Freeport Memorial Hospital.
    July 24, 2016 - 3:18 pm
  • Becky M. Langner

    DIXON – Becky M. Langner, 77, died Friday, July 22, 2016, at her home.McDonald Funeral Homes is hand ...
    July 22, 2016 - 11:23 pm
  • Harold J. Voy

    ROCKFORD – Harold J. Voy, 89, of Rockford, passed away Tuesday, July 19, 2016, at his home.Born Dec. ...
    July 22, 2016 - 11:23 pm
  • Bernadene A. Carlson

    STERLING – Bernadene A. Carlson, 94, of Sterling, died Friday, July 22, 2016, at CGH Medical Center in Sterling.
    July 22, 2016 - 11:23 pm
  • Emma Scott

    ROCHELLE – Emma Scott, 69, of Rochelle, died Thursday, July 21, 2016.Visitation will be from 5 to 8 ...
    July 22, 2016 - 11:23 pm
  • Officers elected at annual meeting

    ROCK FALLS – Tri-County Opportunities Council, Community Action Agency met June 29.The following mem ...
    July 23, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Bank names new lending officer

    DIXON – Steve Huber has joined Sauk Valley Bank, 300 Walton, Drive, as senior vice president of commercial lending.
    July 23, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Roofing company wins quality award

    STERLING – Firestone Building Products Co. LLC, a manufacturer and supplier of “Roots to Rooftops” product portfolios, recently recognized Sterling C ...
    July 23, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Area store one of three recognized

    JANESVILLE, Wis. – Blain’s Farm & Fleet received the Loss Prevention Volunteers in Action Award for its partnership with the American Heart Associatio ...
    July 23, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Adviser nabs high honors

    DIXON – John Novak of Ameriprise Financial in Dixon, has qualified for the company’s Circle of Success annual recognition program.
    July 23, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Angel Treasures flies to new spot up the road

    MOUNT MORRIS – Angel Treasures Resale Shop has moved to a new location and is planning a grand opening Aug. 5 and 6.
    July 22, 2016 - 4:14 pm
  • Pilot program could help smaller businesses grow

    FULTON – Officials are planting seeds they hope will help area businesses grow.The city council hear ...
    July 21, 2016 - 6:44 pm
  • Dessert, raffle, recognition part of annual dinner

    The Fulton Chamber of Commerce's annual dinner was June 15 at King Pins and was catered by Fulton Meat Market. At this event, 50-50 raffle tickets wer ...
    July 16, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Halo makes good on promise

    HALO Branded Solutions voluntarily this week voluntarily started making payments to suppliers of a bankrupt company acquired by HALO.
    July 15, 2016 - 12:31 pm
  • Car and homeowner insurance

    You may be one of the most careful drivers on the road, but accidents can and do happen. All Illino ...
    July 8, 2016 - 8:08 am
  • Authorities will conduct speed patrols Wednesday

    STERLING – District 1 State Police will conduct special patrols Wednesday as part of the first Illinois Speed Awareness Day.
    NEW: July 24, 2016 - 4:50 pm
  • Support groups, clubs and services

    Tuesday, July 26Childhood immunization clinic; women, infants and children clinic; and family planni ...
    July 24, 2016 - 1:23 pm
  • Activities continue at nature center

    DIXON – Students from fourth grade and older can take a hike from 1 to 4 p.m. Aug. 6 from the Ruth Edwards Nature Center in Lowell Park, 2114 Lowell P ...
    July 23, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Red Cross gives tips for weather safety

    ROCKFORD – American Red Cross of Northwest Illinois recommends area residents take steps to stay safe during severe weather.
    July 23, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Parade places announced for Tampico celebration

    TAMPICO – The names of award winners for the June 26 Tampico Homecoming Parade have been announced:T ...
    July 23, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Honor rolls

    Sterling High SchoolHigh Honors Seniors: Gabriel Ademoski, Mackenzie Barnhart, Rocio Barron, Jennife ...
    July 23, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • SUPPORT GROUPS, CLUBS, AND SERVICES

    TodayOvereaters Anonymous, 9 a.m., lower-level entrance, Church of God, 816 S. Clay St., Mount Carro ...
    July 23, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • COMMUNITY EVENTS

    Saturday, July 23Farmers Market, 7 a.m.-noon, Haymarket Square, 317 W. Third St., Dixon, 815-284-330 ...
    July 23, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • FFA scholarship recipients named

    AMBOY – Amboy FFA Alumni awarded two scholarships to senior Amboy FFA members in May.Zach Becker and ...
    July 23, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Training dates set for domestic assault site volunteers

    PRINCETON – Freedom House, a facility providing support services for victims of domestic and sexual assault and their children, will have a 60-hour vo ...
    July 23, 2016 - 1:15 am


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