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  • George E. 'Gene' Schmidt Jr.

    POLO – George E. “Gene” Schmidt Jr., 54, of Polo, passed away Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, at his home. He was a longtime farmer in the Polo area.
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Roger T. Spaulding

    LAWRENCEBURG, Ind. – Roger T. Spaulding, 57, of Lawrenceburg, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014.He ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Isabella Jo Echebarria-Wright

    FULTON – Isabella Jo Echebarria-Wright, infant daughter of Heather Echebarria and Kevin Wright, passed away unexpectedly Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, at Me ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Margaret Sanders Stave

    ELK RIVER, Minn. – Margaret Sanders Stave, 76, of Elk River, formerly of Lyndon, died Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, from injuries sustained in an automobile ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Janetta J. Vance

    STERLING – Janetta J. Vance, 84, of Sterling, died Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, at Coventry Living Center in Sterling. She was a homemaker.
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • William W. 'Bill' Harden

    DIXON – William Winfield "Bill" Harden, 89, of Dixon, died Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, at Serenity Hospice & Home in Oregon. Bill was a lifelong farmer ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Harriet J. Smith

    DIXON – Harriet J. Smith, 89, of Dixon, died Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, at her home.She was born Sept. ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Carrie J. Muntean

    STERLING – Carrie J. Muntean, 77, of Sterling, died Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, at Coventry Living Center in Sterling.
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Fred M. Dauphin

    SAVANNA – Fred M. Dauphin, 92, of Savanna, died Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, at The Alverno Rehab & Skilled Nursing facility in Clinton, Iowa.
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Rick Gibson

    STERLING – Rick Gibson, 66, of Sterling, passed away suddenly Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014, due to heart failure. Rick’s kindness and generosity will be rem ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Kelly Miller Circus comes to Dixon, met by protesters

    Dixon Assembly of God hosted the family-friendly event while a handful of protesters stood outside the entrance to voice their thoughts on animals as ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 6:29 pm
  • SVM BLITZ: Week 4

    Sauk Valley Media Sports Editor Dan Woessner previews area high school football matchups around the Sauk Valley.
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 2:58 pm
  • First day at Thomson job fair

    A visit to Thomson Correctional Facility in Thomson, Illinois on the first day of a job fair designed to help hire at least 300 workers by the end of ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 7:25 pm
  • Four Downs: Week 3 H.S. Football Recap

    An SVM sports video feature that recaps the previous week's high school football action around the Sauk Valley.
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 5:19 pm
  • Rockets fall to Hawks

    The Hawks used a powerful running game, among other things, and rolled to a 40-0 victory against Rock Falls.
    Sept. 13, 2014 - 7:41 pm
  • Students sing anthem at elementary school

    Students at Jefferson School in Dixon gathered around the flagpole Friday morning to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the writing of the Star Spangl ...
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 11:52 am
  • SVM BLITZ: Week 3

    Sauk Valley Media Sports Editor Dan Woessner previews area high school football matchups around the Sauk Valley.
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 3:49 pm
  • Four Downs: Week 2 H.S. Football Recap

    An SVM sports video feature that recaps the previous week's high school football action around the Sauk Valley.
    Sept. 8, 2014 - 3:26 pm
  • Warriors cruise to 37-13 victory over Dolphins

    The Sterling Golden Warriors beat the Whitney Young Dolphins at Sterling Chevrolet Field Friday night.
    Sept. 6, 2014 - 12:33 am
  • Gov. Quinn in Rock Falls for Campaign Push

    Gov. Pat Quinn dropped by La Familia Restaurant in Rock Falls on Wednesday to drum up support for his campaign, and also to raise awareness for a refe ...
    Sept. 3, 2014 - 9:49 pm
  • High demand for laid-back local duo’s antiques

    FRANKLIN GROVE – It’s so laid back, it doesn’t even have a name.Dale Stinnett and Kim Meyer, both of ...
    Sept. 13, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Blue Moo dishin' up the dogs in Dixon

    Bacon-wrapped, deep-fried hot dogs slathered with slaw? You must have died and gone to heaven. Or at least to Dixon.
    Sept. 13, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Energy efficiency programs offered

    ROCK FALLS – Blackhawk Hills Regional Council has announced Heat, Air Ventilation And Cooling and custom energy efficiency incentives through the stat ...
    Sept. 13, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Shipping store on target for November opening

    ROCK FALLS – Milledgeville native Jamison Wiersema has spent the past 7 months traveling the country for his marketing job with a Chicago-based compan ...
    Sept. 13, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Donaldson plants earn recognition

    MINNEAPOLIS – Donaldson Co. Inc. has announced its Mexico, Cresco, Iowa, and Greeneville, Tennessee, facilities have received the 2013 Master of Quali ...
    Sept. 6, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Chamber plans network events

    ROCK FALLS – The Rock Falls Chamber of Commerce will host its first quarterly members’ meeting from noon to 1 p.m. Oct. 15 at 601 W. 10th St.
    Sept. 6, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Midnight magic in Morrison

    MORRISON – Creativity might be the sweetest ingredient at Matthew Henthorn’s Midnight Cake Shop.  Fo ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • 100 years later, Verucchi’s still in restaurant business

    SPRING VALLEY – It has stayed “la famiglia” for 100 years: Verucchi’s Ristorante in Spring Valley opened in 1914 at 600 N. Greenwood St., where it rem ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Chamber hires new employee

    Kadina Hodges has been named the Rock Falls Chamber of Commerce events coordinator. This new position is designed to help strengthen and build new eve ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Rock Falls Chamber to have quarterly meetings with members

    ROCK FALLS – The Rock Falls Chamber of Commerce next month will kick off a new program for its members.
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 1:15 am
 

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