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  • Mary E. Suneson

    OREGON – Mary Elizabeth Suneson, 88, of Oregon, died Sunday, March 29, 2015, at Pinecrest Manor in Mount Morris.
    March 30, 2015 - 9:35 pm
  • Maria Rodriguez

    STERLING – Maria Rodriguez, 65, of Sterling, died Sunday, March 29, 2015, at CGH Medical Center in Sterling.
    March 30, 2015 - 9:37 pm
  • Virginia Finkle

    CHADWICK – Virginia Finkle, 93, of Chadwick, died Friday, March 27, 2015, at CGH Medical Center in Sterling.
    March 30, 2015 - 9:37 pm
  • Nancy L. Peltz

    LONGMONT, Colorado – Nancy L. Peltz, 68, of Longmont, formerly of Polo, died Friday, Feb. 20, 2015.A ...
    March 29, 2015 - 10:03 pm
  • Virginia Rose Hipple

    DIXON – Virginia Rose Hipple, 90, of Dixon, died Wednesday, March 25, 2015, at Aspen Creek, a memory support residence in Sullivan.
    March 30, 2015 - 1:58 pm
  • Rachel L. Wheat

    STERLING – Rachel L. Wheat, 59, of Sterling, died Friday, March 27, 2015, at Sterling Pavilion Nursing Home.
    March 29, 2015 - 10:03 pm
  • Robert H. Weedman

    ROCK FALLS – Robert H. Weedman, 88, of Rock Falls, died Friday, March 27, 2015, at Illinois Veterans Home in Quincy.
    March 29, 2015 - 10:03 pm
  • Beverly R. Prentice

    STERLING – Beverly Ruth Prentice, 92, of Sterling, died Saturday, March 28, 2015, at Regency Care Center in Sterling.
    March 29, 2015 - 10:03 pm
  • Curtis W. Miller

    MOUNT MORRIS – Curtis W. “Crazy Curt” Miller, 80, died Saturday, March 28, 2015, at Pinecrest Manor Nursing Home in Mount Morris.
    March 30, 2015 - 9:23 am
  • Larry E. Schier

    MOUNT MORRIS – Larry E. Schier, 71, passed away peacefully, surrounded by family, on Saturday, March 28, 2015, at his home in Mount Morris.
    March 29, 2015 - 10:03 pm
  • Nursing home ‘always met’ mother’s needs

    I read with interest the letter printed March 19 by Ms. Labash, Pinecrest CEO [“Quality care is top priority at Pinecrest”]. She gave pertinent inform ...
    March 30, 2015 - 8:59 pm
  • Good Friday: A sacrifice for our sin

    Ponder the man caked in blood. Visage marred, unrecognizable, if you can?The mocking, jeering crowd ...
    March 30, 2015 - 8:59 pm
  • Vote Gibler for city council

    We are writing in support of Bob Gibler, candidate for Dixon City Council.We have known him for many ...
    March 30, 2015 - 8:59 pm
  • Return Hand to city council

    David Hand has at times been an opponent, and at other times an ally in matters before the Rock Falls City Council. No matter how the vote turned out, ...
    March 30, 2015 - 8:59 pm
  • Vote Arellano for mayor

    We grew up in Dixon and have lived here for all but 10 years of our adult lives; this city and its people are dear to our hearts.
    March 30, 2015 - 8:59 pm
  • Vote Arellano for mayor

    We grew up in Dixon and have lived here for all but 10 years of our adult lives; this city and its people are dear to our hearts.
    March 30, 2015 - 8:59 pm
  • 'Make the students our No. 1 priority'

    Hello, Rock Falls voters:My name is Roger Carlson, and I am running for Rock Falls District 301 Scho ...
    March 30, 2015 - 8:59 pm
  • 'Inner belief and passion for education'

    My life's passion is the education of our youths and the continued, ongoing education of all adults.
    March 30, 2015 - 8:59 pm
  • 'Take a fresh look at leadership'

    My name is Ken Williams, and I am running for mayor of Oregon, a wonderful place to live, work and play.
    March 29, 2015 - 8:00 pm
  • 'I will take an aggressive approach'

    As mayor of Oregon, my utmost concern would be the welfare, safety, happiness, and economic stability of our community as a whole.
    March 29, 2015 - 8:00 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
  • Grants available for nonprofit groups

    NAPERVILLE – The Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation, the charitable arm of Delta Dental of Illinois, is accepting applications for its annual Wisdom ...
    March 28, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Magazine ranks Rockford hospital

    ROCKFORD – Becker’s Healthcare, a national industry magazine, has included SwedishAmerican in the 2015 edition of its “150 Great Places to Work in Hea ...
    March 28, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Race proceeds helps program

    Susan G. Komen Quad Cities has announced it will support Quad-City-area breast health programs for women in the eight county, bi-state service area wi ...
    March 28, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Millions raised for local organizations

    Bergner’s has raised more than $4.3 million for local nonprofit organizations and the American Heart Association through its semi-annual Community Day ...
    March 28, 2015 - 1:15 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

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