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  • Dorothy I. Holling

    SAVANNA – Dorothy Irene Holling, 102, of Savanna, died Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015, at Big Meadows Nursing Home in Savanna.
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 10:19 pm
  • Mary Rose Wagner

    ROCHELLE – Mary Rose Wagner, 80, of Rochelle, passed away Monday, Jan. 26, 2015, in Rockford.Mary Ro ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 10:19 pm
  • Wylma Colehour

    MOUNT CARROLL – Wylma Colehour, 83, of Mount Carroll, died Monday, Jan. 26, 2015, at her home.Law-Jo ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 10:19 pm
  • Louis Ukena

    STERLING – Louis Ukena of Sterling died Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015, at CGH Medical Center in Sterling.Sc ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 10:19 pm
  • Jean L. Gipson

    ROCK FALLS – Jean L. Gipson, 88, of Rock Falls, died Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015, at Resthave Nursing Home in Morrison. 
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 10:19 pm
  • Ernest 'Ernie' Waldbusser

    PROPHETSTOWN – Ernest “Ernie“ Waldbusser, 98, of Prophetstown, died Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015, at Good Samaritan Society – Prophets Riverview in Prophetst ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 10:19 pm
  • Ardis Mangler

    STERLING – Ardis Mangler, 100, of Sterling, died Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015, at CGH Medical Center in Sterling.
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 4:32 pm
  • Douglas E. Mitchell Sr.

    SAVANNA – Douglas E. Mitchell Sr., 48, of Moline, formerly of Savanna, died Thursday, Jan,. 8, 2015, at his home.
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 4:33 pm
  • Richard J. ‘Dick’ Binder

    COMPTON – Richard J. “Dick” Binder, 75, of Compton, passed away Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015, at Rockford Memorial Hospital.
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 4:31 pm
  • Herman I. Schrock Jr.

    DIXON – Herman I. Schrock Jr., 86, of Dixon, died Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015, at Dixon Rehabilitation and Health Care Center in Dixon. In his early years, ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 4:30 pm
  • Fundraiser raises money for youth

    Bergner's announced that it has raised $430,000 in donations, in partnership with Mario Lopez, through its Give the Gift of a Great Future Campaign.
    Jan. 24, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • CUB to offer lower cost ideas

    DIXON – Local residents can learn how to lower their natural gas and electric bills from 1 to 2 p.m. Jan. 27 during a program at Lee County Council on ...
    Jan. 24, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Representative earns recognition

    POLO – Jeanette Linker of the Lanark, Polo area has been named to the COUNTRY Financial Emerald Club.
    Jan. 24, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Family rallies around 'Dad's place'

    ROCK FALLS – When Chaley Lamb was born a quarter-century ago, she went straight from the hospital to the bar.
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 3:40 pm
  • Dixon plant earns honors for safety

    AUBURN HILLS, Mich. –  BorgWarner’s facility in Dixon received a gold Optimas Award in the business impact category for its ongoing commitment to empl ...
    Jan. 17, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Byron songwriter completes exam

    BYRON – Mark Schwendau recently completed a certification exam of the Nashville Songwriter’s Association International.
    Jan. 17, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Transportation firm recognized

    MARSHFIELD, Wis. – Roehl Transport and Roehl Logistics have earned the 2014 Logistics Award from the AGCO Corp. in Duluth, Georgia.
    Jan. 17, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Area bank ranks on national list

    WEST BROOKLYN – Gehant bank has earned BauerFinancial’s 5-Star Superior rating for strength and security.
    Jan. 17, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Water company to offer grants

    BELLEVILLE – Illinois American Water has announced that the application process is open now for its 2015 Environmental Grant Program.  
    Jan. 17, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Rock Falls chamber to hear YMCA speaker

    ROCK FALLS – The Quarterly Members meeting of the Rock Falls Chamber of Commerce will begin at noon Wednesday at Rock Falls Community Building, 610 W. ...
    Jan. 16, 2015 - 1:57 pm
  • Support Groups, Clubs, and Services

    Thursday, Jan. 29Childhood immunization clinic; women, infants and children clinic; and family plann ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 8:30 pm
  • Support Groups, Clubs, and Services

    Wednesday, Jan. 28Childhood immunization clinic; women, infants and children clinic; and family plan ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 9:22 pm
  • Reception Sunday for Coleta artist

    CLINTON, Iowa – A reception for Coleta artist Stuart Roddy will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the River Arts Center, 299 Fifth Ave. S., where his ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 6:32 pm
  • Support Groups, Clubs, and Services

    Tuesday, Jan. 27Childhood immunization clinic; women, infants and children clinic; and family planni ...
    Jan. 25, 2015 - 9:02 pm
  • Drop off recyclables Friday in Oregon

    OREGON – The monthly residential electronics recycling day of the Ogle County Solid Waste Management Department will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday a ...
    Jan. 25, 2015 - 8:48 pm
  • Uniform sale set for Friday at CGH

    OREGON – The monthly residential electronics recycling day of the Ogle County Solid Waste Management Department will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday a ...
    Jan. 25, 2015 - 7:38 pm
  • Birds ease winter doldrums

    If you are a person who would just as soon stay indoors in winter, there are things you can do to continue enjoying nature from your kitchen window, o ...
    Jan. 24, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Quilt designer gives tips, tricks

    ROCKFORD – Mickey Depre, a quilt designer and quilter, will present lectures Feb. 5 for Sinnissippi Quilters at Bethesda Covenant Church, 2010 E. Stat ...
    Jan. 24, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Annual updates on Alzheimer’s

    PEORIA – The 2015 Alzheimer’s Association Legislative Event is set for 10 a.m. Feb. 10 at the Central Illinois Chapter office, 612 W. Glen Ave.
    Jan. 24, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • God gives needed materials

    I must admit that sometimes pastors forget things. After all, we are human. Immersed in the daily tasks of ministry, we do forget matters that many me ...
    Jan. 24, 2015 - 1:15 am
 

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