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  • Alice Protokowitz

    MILLEDGEVILLE – Alice Anna Martha Protokowitz, 95, of Milledgeville, died Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at Good Samaritan Society – Mount Carroll.
    March 25, 2015 - 7:47 pm
  • Shirley J. Turner

    POLO – Shirley J. Turner, 87, of Polo, died Tuesday, March 24, 2015, at KSB Hospital in Dixon.She wa ...
    March 25, 2015 - 5:01 pm
  • Ronald W. VanDusen

    STERLING – Ronald W. VanDusen, 77, of Sterling, died Sunday, March 22, 2015, at his home.Ronald was ...
    March 25, 2015 - 5:28 pm
  • John L. McCombs

    PELHAM, Alabama – John Lamont McCombs, 68, of Pelham, formerly of Little Rock, Arkansas, and Rock Falls, died Monday, March 2, 2015. He worked at Crac ...
    March 25, 2015 - 5:04 pm
  • Daryl F. Pfoutz

    FRANKLIN GROVE – Daryl F. Pfoutz, 74, of Franklin Grove, died Sunday, March 22, 2015, at Serenity Hospice & Home in Oregon. He was a lifelong farmer a ...
    March 25, 2015 - 5:01 pm
  • Teresa L. Waller

    TEMPE, Ariz. – Teresa Lynn Waller, 51, of Tempe, formerly of Rock Falls, passed away Friday, March 20, 2015, at Friendship Village, Hospice of the Val ...
    March 25, 2015 - 4:52 pm
  • Patricia M. ‘Patti’ Rigazio

    MENDOTA – Patricia M. “Patti” Rigazio, 75, of Mendota, died peacefully Sunday, March 22, 2015, at her home.
    March 25, 2015 - 5:28 pm
  • Inge E. Fleming

    DIXON – Inge Ellen Fleming passed away Monday, March 23, 2015, surrounded by her loving family, after a courageous battle with congestive heart failur ...
    March 25, 2015 - 4:46 pm
  • Earl S. Sliger

    LIMESTONE, Tennessee – Earl S. Sliger, 68, of Limestone, formerly of Rock Falls, died Monday, March 23, 2015, at NHC Healthcare in Johnson City, Tenne ...
    March 25, 2015 - 5:01 pm
  • Roger E. Groff

    PERRY, Missouri – Roger Eugene Groff, of Perry, formerly of Rock Falls, died Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015, at his home, at the age of 54.
    March 25, 2015 - 5:01 pm
  • Mayor offers clarification on Dixon finances

    Some clarification is needed. Mayoral candidate Li Arellano stated during the Candidates Forum, and I quote, "The city will probably be operating in t ...
    March 25, 2015 - 8:53 pm
  • Put Crundwell in charge of budget cuts

    There is much wailing and gashing of teeth over the proposed budget cuts offered by Gov. Rauner. The numbers that are being mentioned are up to 40 per ...
    March 25, 2015 - 8:53 pm
  • 'Let's give Dixon a fresh start'

    Of the many responsibilities that will fall upon Dixon’s next mayor, there are three I want to highlight.
    March 25, 2015 - 8:53 pm
  • 'I know what needs to be done'

    I love Dixon. I love our location, history, resources, businesses, arts, festivals and events. Most of all, I love our people.
    March 25, 2015 - 8:53 pm
  • A ‘no’ vote for Gibler

    Bob Gibler, candidate for Dixon City Council, became president of Lee County Historical Society in 1996. In November 2012, he ran for an 18th consecut ...
    March 25, 2015 - 8:53 pm
  • Chamber backs ambulance referendum

    On behalf of the Oregon Chamber of Commerce, by unanimous vote of the board, we would like to voice support for the Oregon community ambulance referen ...
    March 25, 2015 - 8:53 pm
  • Vote Arellano for mayor

    This is directed to the citizens of Dixon who are being given the opportunity to create a stronger city government by electing new officials to lead u ...
    March 25, 2015 - 8:53 pm
  • Facility was 'kind, caring'

    This letter is about the Franklin Grove Living and Rehabilitation Center under the direction of Kathy Clark in Franklin Grove.
    March 24, 2015 - 11:06 pm
  • Elect Kuhn mayor of Dixon

    Having interviewed Jeff Kuhn a few weeks back, I find that Jeff has great knowledge of what this city needs.
    March 24, 2015 - 11:06 pm
  • Vote Stone for Oregon mayor

    I want to endorse and support Tom Stone for mayor of Oregon. I spent 24 years serving the city of Oregon, 31⁄2 years as commissioner and 201⁄2 as mayo ...
    March 24, 2015 - 11:06 pm
  • Dukes down Warriors, 56-43

    The Dixon Dukes built a lead it never relinquished in a 56-43 win over the Sterling Golden Warriors.
    Jan. 19, 2015 - 9:34 am
  • Tourism director to attend training

    Timothy Wilson, Rock Falls Tourism executive director, has been awarded a scholarship to attend the Midwest Community Development Institute in August ...
    March 21, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Thrivent Financial named to list

    MINNEAPOLIS – Thrivent Financial has been recognized by the Ethisphere Institute as a 2014 World's Most Ethical Company.
    March 21, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • County assessment released

    Whiteside County has been issued a final property assessment equalization factor of 1.0000, according to Constance Beard, Illinois Department of Reven ...
    March 21, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Variety show, ventriloquist to appear at fundraiser

    The Whiteside County Senior Center's annual fundraising concert will be at 2 p.m. April 26 at Centennial Auditorium at Sterling High School, 1608 Four ...
    March 21, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • United Way program funds available

    Whiteside County has been chosen to receive $35,855.00 to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the county.
    March 21, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Freeport fixture makes his passion profitable

    FREEPORT – Napa Valley Salvage Co. owner Bobby Shellenberger is always looking to get the name of hi ...
    March 20, 2015 - 9:21 pm
  • The Factory gears up for opening

    STERLING – The former Bullseye bar officially changed hands this past Monday, and after some renovation work, it will reopen this Monday with a new na ...
    March 20, 2015 - 9:23 pm
  • Bergner’s discounts to help Goodwil

    Bergner’s will accept clothing and household textiles including apparel, outerwear, shoes, handbags, blankets or comforters through March 28 through t ...
    March 14, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Dixon hospice joins Thrivent program

    DIXON – Home of Hope Cancer Wellness Center has been accepted into the Thrivent Financial Thrivent Choice Program.
    March 14, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Deadline extended for farmers

    AMBOY – Farmers have some important decisions to make as they adjust to operating in accordance with the 2014 farm bill.
    March 15, 2015 - 3:29 pm

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