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  • Walter B. ‘Bud’ Stigall

    ROCK FALLS – Walter B. “Bud” Stigall, 95, of Rock Falls, died Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014, at his home.He ...
    Dec. 17, 2014 - 4:06 pm
  • Betty J. Ross

    OTTUMWA, Iowa – Betty J. Ross, 91, of Ottumwa, formerly of Fremont, Iowa, died Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014, at Taylor House in Des Moines, Iowa.
    Dec. 17, 2014 - 4:08 pm
  • Mina I. Buckingham

    SEBRING, Florida – Mina I. Buckingham, 89, of Sebring, formerly of Rock Falls, died Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014, in Sebring.
    Dec. 17, 2014 - 4:14 pm
  • Janet E. Moffitt

    RICHLAND HILLS, Texas – Janet E. Moffitt, 83, of Richland Hills, formerly of Rock Falls, died Monday, Dec. 15, 2014, in Richland Hills. She worked for ...
    Dec. 17, 2014 - 4:14 pm
  • Ernest L. Browne Sr.

    ROCK FALLS – Ernest L. Browne Sr., 80, of Rock Falls, died Monday, Dec. 15, 2014, at Select Specialty Hospital in Davenport, Iowa. He was employed for ...
    Dec. 17, 2014 - 4:14 pm
  • Arturo ‘Art’ Rodriguez

    DIXON – Arturo “Art” Rodriguez, 85, of Dixon, died Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014, at Dixon Health Care Center. 
    Dec. 17, 2014 - 4:04 pm
  • Dr. William J. ‘Bill’ Simpson

    MORRISON – Dr. William J. “Bill” Simpson, DDS, 59, of Morrison, died Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014, at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City, ...
    UPDATED: Dec. 17, 2014 - 10:10 pm
  • Dorothy W. Penhollow

    DIXON – Dorothy W. Penhollow, 88, of Dixon, died Monday, Dec. 15, 2014, at CGH Medical Center in Sterling. 
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 9:40 pm
  • Dolores 'Dee' Manzano

    TUCSON, Arizona – Dolores "Dee" Manzano, 94, of Tucson, formerly of Sterling, died Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014.
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 9:40 pm
  • Barbara A. Cottral

    SAVANNA – Barbara Ann Brown Cottral, 84, of Savanna, died Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014, at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City, Iowa.
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 9:40 pm
  • Christmas tree care tips offered

    URBANA – The National Fire Protection Association has reported that from 2007 to 2011, U.S. fire departments responded to an average of 230 home fires ...
    Dec. 13, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Dixonite becomes fraternal life officer

    DIXON – Czechoslovak Society of America Fraternal Life in New York named Matthew Koski of Dixon as the group’s executive secretary Nov. 14.
    Dec. 13, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Annual fundraiser results announced

    The Bon-Ton Stores Inc. helped local 501c-3 nonprofit organizations raise more than $5.8 million through its semi-annual Community Days event.
    Dec. 13, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Chamber program helps students

    ROCK FALLS – Brent Bolland-Prom joined the Rock Falls Chamber of Commerce Intern Team in November.Th ...
    Dec. 13, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Time to move on: Nichols Greenhouse closing after 41 years

    DIXON – Just below a small hill in southwest Dixon sits a storefront-style sign at the top of Nichols Greenhouse, where a favorite local flower source ...
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 10:05 am
  • Rochelle hospice earns recognition

    ROCHELLE – The “We Honor Veterans Program” of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization has awarded Unity Hospice of Western Illinois with ...
    Dec. 6, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Dollar General encourages reading

    GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. – Dollar General stores will collaborate with Disney and First Book to bring the Give a Book, Get a Book Program to more than 11 ...
    Dec. 6, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Donaldson board members retire

    MINNEAPOLIS – Donaldson Co. Inc. announced that Trudy Rautio has been appointed to its board of directors, effective Jan. 30.
    Dec. 6, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Business notebook: Downtown eatery opens in Sterling

    STERLING – There’s a new place to grab breakfast or lunch in the downtown. Mom’s Diner, 23 E. Third ...
    Dec. 5, 2014 - 1:59 pm
  • It’s closing time for Jackass BBQ in Oregon

    OREGON – A place to get BBQ in Oregon will be closing PDQ. Jackass BBQ will be closing its doors – f ...
    Dec. 5, 2014 - 1:33 pm
  • Support Groups, Clubs, and Services

    Friday, Dec. 19Childhood immunization clinic; women, infants and children clinic; and family plannin ...
    NEW: Dec. 17, 2014 - 9:54 pm
  • Support Groups, Clubs, and Services

    Thursday, Dec. 18Women, infants and children clinic; and family planning services, all by appointmen ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 10:10 pm
  • Santa to visit at Rochelle hospice Friday

    ROCHELLE – Santa Claus will come to town from 3 to 4 p.m. Friday at Unity Hospice of Western Illinois, 1201 S. Seventh St., Suite 101.
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 9:45 pm
  • Support Groups, Clubs, and Services

    Wednesday, Dec. 17Childhood immunization clinic; women, infants and children clinic; and family plan ...
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 8:03 pm
  • Support Groups, Clubs, and Services

    Tuesday, Dec. 16Childhood immunization clinic; women, infants and children clinic; and family planni ...
    Dec. 14, 2014 - 8:41 pm
  • College news

    Kaplan UniversityDAVENPORT, Iowa – Students earning degrees from Kaplan University include Jillian M ...
    Dec. 13, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Trail leads to adventure

    Not long ago, I was set for a nice long hike in a nearby park to work off stresses. I had my binoculars, camera, and a little snack to enjoy along the ...
    Dec. 13, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Service focuses on holiday sadness

    DIXON – The annual Blue Christmas service will be at 7 p.m. Thursday at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 421 S. Peoria Ave.
    Dec. 13, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Support Groups, Clubs, and Services

    TodayAlcoholics Anonymous, 9 a.m., closed, Big Book, United Methodist Church, 201 E. Chicago Ave., D ...
    Dec. 13, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Kind wish of any type right for season

    It seems we’ve been seeing holiday decorations for sale in the stores since Halloween, so maybe some people already are tired of Christmas. But in the ...
    Dec. 13, 2014 - 1:15 am
 

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