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  • Jerry Lacina

    STERLING – Jerry Lacina, 71, of Sterling, died Tuesday, March 24, 2015, at Sauk Valley Senior Living and Rehabilitation in Rock Falls. He was a correc ...
    March 26, 2015 - 9:51 pm
  • Felicia E. Morris

    DIXON – Felicia E. Morris, 31, of Dixon, formerly of Franklin Grove, passed away Tuesday, March 24, 2015, at her home.
    March 26, 2015 - 9:51 pm
  • Beverly S. 'Bev' Digman

    PLATTEVILLE, Wis. – Beverly S. “Bev” Digman, 78, of Platteville, died Wednesday, March 25, 2015, at home, from complications from arthritis and Alzhei ...
    March 26, 2015 - 9:51 pm
  • Agnes M. 'Dolly' Bart

    DIXON – Agnes M. "Dolly" Bart, 83, of Dixon, died Wednesday, March 25, 2015, at Dixon Rehabilitation and Health Care Center. 
    March 26, 2015 - 9:51 pm
  • Lois C. Kelly

    AMBOY – Lois C. Kelly, 84, of Amboy, died Wednesday, March 25, 2015, at KSB Hospital in Dixon. She w ...
    March 26, 2015 - 9:51 pm
  • 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
  • Replace all members of Dixon council

    In response to Mr. Considine’s comments at the candidate forum last week, I would like to say it is the right of every voting citizen to make whatever ...
    March 26, 2015 - 11:21 pm
  • Vote for Hand for alderman

    It is with great honor that I support David J. Hand for re-election as the city of Rock Falls 3rd Ward alderman.
    March 26, 2015 - 11:21 pm
  • Vote Arellano for mayor

    We have a big stake in the coming city elections – especially the mayor’s race. I’m pleased that someone I’ve known for more than 20 years is in that ...
    March 26, 2015 - 11:21 pm
  • Vote Gibler for city council

    I would like to endorse Robert Gibler as a candidate for city councilor. I have known Bob since we were children; we are cousins.
    March 26, 2015 - 11:21 pm
  • Vote Whaley for city council

    Please make Josie Whaley your city councilwoman. I, George, am her spouse and yes, I’m biased. I’ve been married to her for 42 years, I know her well, ...
    March 26, 2015 - 11:21 pm
  • Vote Schielein for school board

    I am writing to let the public know that I support James D. Schielein for the Dixon School Board. Jim is a parent of school-aged children and has serv ...
    March 26, 2015 - 11:21 pm
  • Elect Gibler to city council

    I would like to endorse Robert Gibler for a seat on the Dixon City Council at the April election.I h ...
    March 26, 2015 - 11:21 pm
  • Vote Kuhn for Dixon mayor

    My husband and I have known Jeff Kuhn for many years and witnessed his solid work ethic and dedication to the community in various ways.
    March 26, 2015 - 11:21 pm
  • Schielein: 'Education is all about people'

    My name is James Schielein, and I am seeking a second term on the board of education for Dixon Public Schools. I am 50 years old and was born in Chill ...
    March 26, 2015 - 11:21 pm
  • LeMoine: 'I enjoy serving in this capacity'

    I am running for the Dixon School Board in the upcoming election in April. I have served on this board for approximately the past 18 years and would l ...
    March 26, 2015 - 11:21 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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