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  • Martha A. Myers

    ROCK FALLS – Martha A. Myers, 93, of Rock Falls, died Friday, April 10, 2015, at Sauk Valley Senior Living and Rehabilitation in Rock Falls.
    April 18, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Leona L. Bluhm

    ROCK FALLS – Leona L. Bluhm, 89, of Rock Falls, died Friday, April 17, 2015, at her home.McDonald Fu ...
    April 18, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Marilyn Slifer

    STERLING – Marilyn Slifer, 80, of Sterling, died Thursday, April 16, 2015.Marilyn was born June 6, 1 ...
    April 18, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Marian Devine

    STERLING – Marian Devine, 78, of Sterling, died Thursday, April 16, 2015, at Sterling Pavilion Nursing Home.
    April 18, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Gloria ‘Maxine’ Fenn

    STERLING – Gloria “Maxine” Fenn, 86, of Sterling, died Thursday, April 16, 2015.Gloria was born Dec. ...
    April 18, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Ronald L. Farringer

    SAVANNAH, Georgia – Ronald Lyle Farringer, 80, of Savannah, formerly of Dixon, died Monday, April 13, 2015, at St. Joseph Hospital in Savannah.
    April 18, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Lorraine N. Dykema

    MORRISON – Lorraine N. Dykema, 89, of Resthave Home in Morrison, died Monday, April 13, 2015, at the home. She farmed east of Morrison with her husban ...
    April 16, 2015 - 8:47 pm
  • Viola M. Parkinson

    MORRISON – Viola M. Parkinson, 87, of Morrison, died Wednesday, April 15, 2015, at her home.Viola wa ...
    April 16, 2015 - 8:47 pm
  • Carol A. Hadaway

    PROPHETSTOWN – Carol Ann Hadaway, 72, of Prophetstown, died Tuesday, April 14, 2015, at her home. She was a foster parent.
    April 15, 2015 - 9:45 pm
  • Alma R. 'Amy' McElhiney

    STERLING – Alma R. “Amy” McElhiney, 90, of Sterling, formerly of Tampico, died Tuesday, April 14, 2015, at her home in Sterling.
    April 15, 2015 - 9:46 pm
  • Former Dixon nurse to serve as hospital president

    PEORIA – OSF Saint Paul Medical Center, the newest member of the OSF Healthcare System, was welcomed into the ministry April 1.
    April 11, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Assistant training to be offered

    ROCHELLE – Sterling-Northwestern Illinois Center for Independent Living will have a personal assistant class.
    April 4, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • 'Silver City' part of upcoming meeting

    STERLING – Consuelo Castillo Kickbush will speak May 5 at the Sauk Valley Area Chamber of Commerce's Hispanic Business Leaders Committee meeting at Ce ...
    April 4, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Burn victim to speak at meeting

    DAVENPORT, Iowa – John O’Leary, international motivational speaker, will bring his story of lifelong perseverance from 9 to 11 a.m. April 25 at the Mi ...
    April 4, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • NCI employees earn recognition

    The Northwest Central Illinois Works honored Caitlin Holt of Rochelle and Jenna Wolber of Rock Falls with an Individual Achievement Award.
    April 4, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Open house for new wing planned

    MORRISON – Resthave Retirement & Nursing Home, will have an open house from 1 to 3 p.m. April 12 at 408 Maple Ave.
    April 4, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Rochelle hospice earns recognition

    ROCHELLE – Unity Hospice, 201 S. Seventh St. Suite 101, has become a national partner of We Honor Veterans, a campaign developed by the National Hospi ...
    April 4, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Senator to speak at annual dinner

    ROCK FALLS – State Sen. Sue Rezin, R-Morris, will speak at the Whiteside County Republican Central Committee annual Lincoln Day Dinner April 24 at the ...
    April 4, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Michael Clark of the Twin Cities Sunrise Rotary hosted, Frank Rausa. Frank spoke about restoring the Black Hawk statue and preserving Native American ...
    April 4, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • The end of an era at Bunny's Bait Shop

    DIXON – One day in 1972, Ray and Irene Hays' youngest daughters caught the entrepreneurial spirit. Their lives would never be the same.
    April 2, 2015 - 9:32 pm
  • Sign-up open for senior spelling competition

    MOUNT MORRIS – Spellers 50 and older can register to be part of the Illinois State Senior Spelling Bee at Pinecrest Grove Community Center, 500 Evergr ...
    April 18, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Money sought for display boards

    MORRISON – A High Five campaign has been established to raise money for two display boards for the 125-year-old Odell Public Library, 307 S. Madison S ...
    April 18, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Young wildlife should be left alone

    With springtime upon us, we soon will be experiencing the beautiful sights, sounds, and smells of the natural world. In nature, spring is the time for ...
    April 18, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Registration to begin for camps

    PEORIA – Girls Scouts of Central Illinois, serving Bureau County, has opened registration for a variety of summer camps and activities.
    April 18, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Area Olympians place in competition

    NORMAL – Special Olympics Illinois crowned its state champions at the State Basketball Tournament March 13-15 at Illinois State University's Horton Fi ...
    April 18, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Lifestyle choices that step in right direction

    OREGON – The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics promotes the foundation of a healthy lifestyle.Accor ...
    April 18, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • School libraries receive state grants

    SPRINGFIELD – Jesse White, secretary of state and state librarian, has awarded about $1.4 million in School District Library Grant Program awards.
    April 18, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Vaccinations offered for adults

    DIXON – A selection of vaccines for the uninsured and underinsured 19 and older is available at Lee County Health Department, 309 S. Galena Ave., Suit ...
    April 18, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Alzheimer's patients often not told of diagnosis

    PEORIA – The Alzheimer's Associaton 2015 Alzheimer's Disease Facts and Figures report was released recently.
    April 18, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Teams wanted for St. Jude golf fundraiser

    POLO – Polo Rehabilitation and Health Center’s fifth annual St. Jude Golf Outing will be June 6 at Silver Ridge Golf Course, 3069 N. Hill Road, Oregon ...
    April 18, 2015 - 1:15 am

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