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  • SportShorts for Monday, May 2, 2016

    BASEBALLHawks outslug Lena-WinslowCole Burke’s fourth hit Saturday proved to be the game-winner, as ...
    NEW: May 1, 2016 - 11:36 pm
  • Warrior boys win 1st Night Relays title since 2007

    STERLING – Sterling Chevrolet Field at Roscoe Eades Stadium briefly turned into a mosh pit late Friday night. There was a tight race for the boys tea ...
    April 30, 2016 - 12:23 am
  • Polo-Forreston takes first-ever Carlson title

    OREGON – Polo’s Don Reece has been coaching high school sports since 1989, but has never experienced anything close to what transpired at the Art Carl ...
    April 30, 2016 - 12:21 am
  • Sterling, Rock Island girls share Night Relays victory

    STERLING – Ashleigh Tira had a moment of fear and regret wash over her when she saw the head of Geneseo’s Reece Bodeen pop into view.
    April 30, 2016 - 12:21 am
  • Newman makes most of chances to beat Orion

    STERLING – Little things mean a lot, especially in softball. Friday afternoon in Sterling, they made all the difference between a Newman win and an Or ...
    April 30, 2016 - 12:18 am
  • Outdoors: Mushroom boom still to come

    I just cannot say it enough but man is it cool outside the confinement of walls and roofs. Each week a new memory and if I had my way it would be ever ...
    April 30, 2016 - 12:15 am
  • Duchesses pick up BNC victory

    Riley Sullivan pitched a no-hitter in the conclusion of a game which had been postponed last week as West Carroll beat Galena 10-0 in the first game o ...
    April 30, 2016 - 12:14 am
  • Cardinals win with just 1 hit

    Despite Dakota’s Hunter Knox striking out 17 and throwing a one-hitter, Forreston-Polo was still able to push a run across in the top of the eighth in ...
    April 30, 2016 - 12:15 am
  • Warriors finally capitalize on chances

    STERLING – The Golden Warriors kept getting men on base Thursday, but for four innings they consistently left them there. But after stranding eight m ...
    April 29, 2016 - 12:32 am
  • Senior’s two homers carry Sterling

    STERLING – The Sterling softball fans who dodged the rain by watching the Golden Warriors key NIB-12 West game against LaSalle-Peru from their cars ha ...
    April 29, 2016 - 12:30 am
  • Donald F. Mathews

    MILLEDGEVILLE – Donald F. Mathews, 65, of Milledgeville, died Friday, April 29, 2016, at Serenity Hospice and Home in Oregon.
    May 1, 2016 - 9:50 pm
  • Gonzalo Trevino

    ROCKFORD – Gonzalo Trevino, 54, of Dixon, died Friday, April 28, 2016, following an accident at the Winnebago County Landfill in Rockford.
    May 1, 2016 - 9:47 pm
  • Harry W. Fletcher

    OREGON – Harry W. Fletcher, 77, died Friday, April 29, 2016 at OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center in Rockford following a sudden illness.
    May 1, 2016 - 9:50 pm
  • Larry Ray Rehmert

    BLAND – Larry Ray Rehmert, 72, of Bland, Missouri, passed away Friday, April 29, 2016, at his home, surrounded by family. 
    May 1, 2016 - 9:50 pm
  • Genevieve I. Covello

    ROCK FALLS – Genevieve I. Covello, 87, of Rock Falls, died Saturday, April 30, 2016, at Sauk Valley Senior Living.
    May 1, 2016 - 9:50 pm
  • Victor Allen Raines

    DIXON – Victor Allen Raines, 55, of Dixon, passed away Sunday morning, May 1, 2016, at home.Victor w ...
    May 1, 2016 - 9:50 pm
  • Beverly Ann Fry

    OREGON – Beverly Ann Fry, 82, of Oregon, died Friday, April 29, 2016 at KSB Hospital in Dixon.Farrel ...
    May 1, 2016 - 9:50 pm
  • Mary Lavonne Morgan

    STERLING – Mary Lavonne Morgan, 85, of Sterling, died Tuesday, April 26, 2016, at the Villages Regional Hospital in The Villages, Florida.
    May 1, 2016 - 9:50 pm
  • Roman Porembski

    MOUNT MORRIS – Roman Porembski, 95, of Mount Morris, passed away peacefully Thursday, April 28, 2016, at Pinecrest Manor in Mount Morris.
    May 1, 2016 - 9:50 pm
  • Robert H. Hill

    THOMSON – Robert H. Hill, 91, of Clinton, died Saturday, April 30, 2016, at the Alverno Nursing Home in Clinton.
    May 1, 2016 - 9:50 pm
  • Area businessmen join chamber

    The Fulton Chamber of Commerce's Board of Director welcomed Joe Wendel, owner of Wendel Repair and Ben Wilbur, owner of Steam Anchor to the board.
    April 30, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Hair salon’s annual fundraiser underway

    VIENNA, Va. – Hair Cuttery and the National Network to End Domestic Violence are joining forces for Hair Cuttery’s latest iteration of its Share-A-Hai ...
    April 30, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Area woman recognized

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Terrie Miller of H.B. Wilsinson Co. in Mount Carroll has been awarded a National Title Professional designation from the American L ...
    April 30, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Dixon podiatrist to serve on board

    DIXON – Dr. David Yeager, DPM, recently was elected to the American Podiatric Medical Association Board of Trustees at the 96th annual APMA House of D ...
    April 30, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Custard proceeds to help FFA groups

    DIXON – Culver’s, 1317 N. Galena Ave., has partnered with Amboy High School and Polo Community High School FFA chapters as part of a larger, nationwid ...
    April 30, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Lots more room: Majeski Motors expanding space, inventory

    STERLING – Majeski Motors is putting in another parking lot to make room for its larger inventory. ...
    April 29, 2016 - 1:25 pm
  • Prophetstown Main Street needs new blood

    DIXON – After 5 years, Eileen Detra is stepping down Dec. 31 as executive director of Prophetstown Main Street.
    April 29, 2016 - 1:26 pm
  • Longtime bank employee to retire

    STERLING – Dean A. Ahlers, president of Sterling Federal Bank, announced the retirement of Rita E. Smith, vice president, chief information officer, a ...
    April 23, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • GALESBURG – State Rep. Don Moffitt, R-Gilson, was honored April 2 at the Amboy Fire & Extrication School, in recognition of his long history of public ...
    April 23, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Brokers recognized for achievement

    CHICAGO – RE/MAX has announced that 88 brokers at its offices across northern Illinois have earned career honors.
    April 23, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Plant sale to help KSB auxiliary

    DIXON – A plant sale for KSB Hospital’s auxiliary will be from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday in the hospital’s first-floor annex, 403 E. First St.
    May 1, 2016 - 8:31 pm
  • Support group, clubs and services

    Tuesday, May 3Childhood immunization clinic; women, infants and children clinic; and family planning ...
    May 1, 2016 - 7:40 pm
  • Club releases its trail-ride schedule

    FULTON – Fulton Saddle Club members will start their regular season in May.All rides are open to the ...
    April 30, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Area riders to start season in Morrison

    Tri City Trail Riders has announced its upcoming rides.They are:■ 10 a.m. May 21, Morrison-Rockwood ...
    April 30, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Vendors wanted for Rock Falls market

    ROCK FALLS – Registration is open for this summer's Rock Falls farmers market, which will run from June to October at 400 W. Second St.
    April 30, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Local contestant competes in Iowa

    DIXON – Caylyn Kimmel of Dixon placed second in the Elks’ North Central Regional Hoop Shoot March 19 in Iowa City, Iowa.
    April 30, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • WACC awards monthly honors

    STERLING – Whiteside Area Career Center's March Students of the Month have been announced.They are:C ...
    April 30, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Garden greenery to benefit auxiliary

    STERLING – A Distinctive Gardens spring plant sale fundraiser for CGH Auxiliary will be from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday in Ryberg Auditorium at CGH Medic ...
    April 30, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Events planned for annual prayer day

    STERLING – Breakfasts and programs are planned throughout the Sauk Valley for this year's National Day of Prayer May 5.
    April 30, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Hospice plans annual benefit

    OREGON – The fifth annual Garden Luncheon fundraiser for Serenity Hospice & Home will be at noon May 14 at the hospice grounds, 1658 state Route 2 S.
    April 30, 2016 - 1:15 am


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