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  • SportShorts for Tuesday, July 26, 2016

    Representatives of the Monroe Clinic will hold pre-concussion ImPact testing at West Carroll High School 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Aug. 3. Athletes can sign up i ...
    NEW: July 25, 2016 - 11:19 pm
  • Dixon native working with Raiders in camp

    Benny Boyd wants to coach in the NFL someday, and he’s in the process of getting a little taste of it. Boyd, a 1996 Dixon High School graduate and cu ...
    July 24, 2016 - 11:40 pm
  • SportShorts for Monday, July 25, 2016

    YOUTH SPORTSFootball starts next week in Rock FallsRock Falls Youth Football & Cheer will begin prac ...
    July 24, 2016 - 11:02 pm
  • Rock River monsters abound

    Think I'm gonna have to go ahead and deem this the year of the channel cat. While I haven't seen any titan-sized channels, I have laid eyes on an awf ...
    July 22, 2016 - 11:32 pm
  • New rules aimed at keeping pitchers healthy

    High school baseball games like the one Fulton and Morrison engaged in back on May 18 will soon be a thing of the past. The Steamers edged the Mustan ...
    July 22, 2016 - 11:32 pm
  • SportShorts for Saturday, July 23, 2016

    Sterling High School will host its annual volleyball camp on Monday through Thursday at Musgrove Fieldhouse.
    July 22, 2016 - 11:21 pm
  • Sterling fares well at Midwest Nationals

    If Andrew Garcia was looking for a little boost as he heads off to the world of college wrestling, he found it.
    July 21, 2016 - 10:34 pm
  • SportShorts for Friday, July 22, 2016

    Illinois Gold fast-pitch softball is holding tryouts starting Aug. 6. There are teams in 10-and-under, 12U, 14U, 16U and 18U age divisions. Tryouts wi ...
    July 21, 2016 - 10:27 pm
  • ulton grad to compete in CrossFit Games

    Ben Kuebel turned what started out as a few workouts each week, into enjoying some sun and the Pacific Ocean.
    July 20, 2016 - 10:51 pm
  • An ideal summer gig

    For 3 days a week, maybe 20 hours total, Jeff Sands mans the pro shop at Rock River Golf and Pool in his hometown of Rock Falls.
    July 20, 2016 - 9:45 pm
  • Alice M. Miller

    TIGARD, Oregon – Alice Mae Miller of Tigard passed away Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015.Alice was born June ...
    July 25, 2016 - 9:08 pm
  • Lois A. Rabbitt

    MILLEDGEVILLE – Lois A. Rabbitt, 86, died Thursday, July 21, 2016, at Regency Care of Sterling.She w ...
    July 25, 2016 - 9:08 pm
  • Michael Winters

    STERLING – Michael Winters, 67, of Sterling, died Saturday, July 23, 2016, at CGH Medical Center in Sterling.
    July 25, 2016 - 9:08 pm
  • Alfred H. 'Andy' Anderson

    SAVANNA – Alfred Harrison "Andy" Anderson, 78, of Savanna, died Tuesday, July 19, 2016, at his home.
    July 25, 2016 - 9:08 pm
  • Marlene M.A. Smith

    SAVANNA – Marlene Martha Anna Smith, 82, of Savanna, died Wednesday, July 20, 2016, at her son's home in Denver.
    July 25, 2016 - 9:08 pm
  • Helen L. Coffman Cann

    OREGON – Helen L. Coffman Cann, 91, died Saturday, July 23, 2016.She was born Nov. 28, 1924, in Pine ...
    July 25, 2016 - 9:08 pm
  • Nathan F. 'Nate' Johnson

    DIXON – Nathan “Nate” Francis Johnson, 90, of Dixon, died Sunday, July 24, 2016, at KSB Hospital in Dixon. He taught school in the Avon, London Mills, ...
    July 25, 2016 - 9:08 pm
  • James E. Werland II

    LEANDER, Texas – James Edward Werland II, 42, of Leander, formerly of Sterling, died unexpectedly Friday, July 22, 2016, at Allegiance Health Hospital ...
    July 25, 2016 - 9:08 pm
  • Dorothy Jeanblanc

    POLO – Dorothy Jeanblanc, 87, of Polo, died Sunday, July 25, 2016, at her home.Mihm-Jones Funeral Ho ...
    July 25, 2016 - 9:08 pm
  • Barbara A. Nelms

    ROCK FALLS – Barbara A. Nelms, 77, of Rock Falls, died Monday, July 25, 2016, at her home.Barbara wa ...
    July 25, 2016 - 9:08 pm
  • Officers elected at annual meeting

    ROCK FALLS – Tri-County Opportunities Council, Community Action Agency met June 29.The following mem ...
    July 23, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Bank names new lending officer

    DIXON – Steve Huber has joined Sauk Valley Bank, 300 Walton, Drive, as senior vice president of commercial lending.
    July 23, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Roofing company wins quality award

    STERLING – Firestone Building Products Co. LLC, a manufacturer and supplier of “Roots to Rooftops” product portfolios, recently recognized Sterling C ...
    July 23, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Area store one of three recognized

    JANESVILLE, Wis. – Blain’s Farm & Fleet received the Loss Prevention Volunteers in Action Award for its partnership with the American Heart Associatio ...
    July 23, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Adviser nabs high honors

    DIXON – John Novak of Ameriprise Financial in Dixon, has qualified for the company’s Circle of Success annual recognition program.
    July 23, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Angel Treasures flies to new spot up the road

    MOUNT MORRIS – Angel Treasures Resale Shop has moved to a new location and is planning a grand opening Aug. 5 and 6.
    July 22, 2016 - 4:14 pm
  • Pilot program could help smaller businesses grow

    FULTON – Officials are planting seeds they hope will help area businesses grow.The city council hear ...
    July 21, 2016 - 6:44 pm
  • Dessert, raffle, recognition part of annual dinner

    The Fulton Chamber of Commerce's annual dinner was June 15 at King Pins and was catered by Fulton Meat Market. At this event, 50-50 raffle tickets wer ...
    July 16, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Halo makes good on promise

    HALO Branded Solutions voluntarily this week voluntarily started making payments to suppliers of a bankrupt company acquired by HALO.
    July 15, 2016 - 12:31 pm
  • Car and homeowner insurance

    You may be one of the most careful drivers on the road, but accidents can and do happen. All Illino ...
    July 8, 2016 - 8:08 am
  • Support groups, clubs and services

    Wednesday, July 27Women, infants and children clinic; and family planning services, Lee County Healt ...
    July 25, 2016 - 2:46 pm
  • Authorities will conduct speed patrols Wednesday

    STERLING – District 1 State Police will conduct special patrols Wednesday as part of the first Illinois Speed Awareness Day.
    July 24, 2016 - 5:28 pm
  • Support groups, clubs and services

    Tuesday, July 26Childhood immunization clinic; women, infants and children clinic; and family planni ...
    July 24, 2016 - 7:49 pm
  • Activities continue at nature center

    DIXON – Students from fourth grade and older can take a hike from 1 to 4 p.m. Aug. 6 from the Ruth Edwards Nature Center in Lowell Park, 2114 Lowell P ...
    July 23, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Red Cross gives tips for weather safety

    ROCKFORD – American Red Cross of Northwest Illinois recommends area residents take steps to stay safe during severe weather.
    July 23, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Parade places announced for Tampico celebration

    TAMPICO – The names of award winners for the June 26 Tampico Homecoming Parade have been announced:T ...
    July 23, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Honor rolls

    Sterling High SchoolHigh Honors Seniors: Gabriel Ademoski, Mackenzie Barnhart, Rocio Barron, Jennife ...
    July 23, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • SUPPORT GROUPS, CLUBS, AND SERVICES

    TodayOvereaters Anonymous, 9 a.m., lower-level entrance, Church of God, 816 S. Clay St., Mount Carro ...
    July 23, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • COMMUNITY EVENTS

    Saturday, July 23Farmers Market, 7 a.m.-noon, Haymarket Square, 317 W. Third St., Dixon, 815-284-330 ...
    July 23, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • FFA scholarship recipients named

    AMBOY – Amboy FFA Alumni awarded two scholarships to senior Amboy FFA members in May.Zach Becker and ...
    July 23, 2016 - 1:15 am


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