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  • Donald W. Henkel

    WEST BROOKLYN – Donald W. Henkel, 86, of West Brooklyn, died Friday, April 24, 2015, at OSF Saint Paul Medical Center in Mendota.
    April 26, 2015 - 8:10 pm
  • Robert H. Wadsworth

    ROCK FALLS – Robert H. Wadsworth, 79, of Rock Falls, died Saturday, April 25, 2015, at his home.Robe ...
    April 26, 2015 - 8:10 pm
  • Audrey D. Burkholder

    POLO – Audrey D. Burkholder, 88, of Polo, died Friday, April 24, 2015, at Polo Rehabilitation and Health Care Center.
    April 26, 2015 - 8:10 pm
  • Ione C. Onley

    OREGON – Ione C. Onley, 87, of Oregon, died Friday, April 24, 2015, at Serenity Hospice & Home in Oregon.
    April 26, 2015 - 8:10 pm
  • Kenneth Williams

    CHADWICK – Kenneth Williams, 70, of Chadwick, died Wednesday, April 22, 2015, at Liberty Village in Freeport.
    April 26, 2015 - 8:10 pm
  • Robert L. Smith

    MOUNT CARROLL – Robert L. Smith, 87, of Mount Carroll, died Friday, April 24, 2015, at Freeport Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center in Freeport.
    April 26, 2015 - 8:10 pm
  • Audrey A. Dickison Richmond

    DIXON – Audrey A. Dickison Richmond, 88, of Dixon, and formerly of Amboy, died Saturday, April 25, 2015, at Heritage Square in Dixon.
    April 26, 2015 - 8:10 pm
  • Thomas K. Leggett

    DIXON – Thomas K. Leggett, 83, of Dixon, passed away peacefully, Saturday, April 25, 2015, at Serenity Hospice & Home in Oregon.
    April 26, 2015 - 8:10 pm
  • Betty J. Rowbottom

    STERLING – Betty J. Rowbottom, 75, of Sterling, died Saturday, April 25, 2015, at Presence Mercy Medical Center in Aurora.
    April 26, 2015 - 8:10 pm
  • Amelia 'Amy' Luptak

    STERLING – Amelia “Amy” Luptak, 103, of Sterling, died Saturday, April 25, 2015, at Parkway Center in Sterling.
    April 26, 2015 - 8:10 pm
  • Former Dixon nurse to serve as hospital president

    PEORIA – OSF Saint Paul Medical Center, the newest member of the OSF Healthcare System, was welcomed into the ministry April 1.
    April 11, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Assistant training to be offered

    ROCHELLE – Sterling-Northwestern Illinois Center for Independent Living will have a personal assistant class.
    April 4, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • 'Silver City' part of upcoming meeting

    STERLING – Consuelo Castillo Kickbush will speak May 5 at the Sauk Valley Area Chamber of Commerce's Hispanic Business Leaders Committee meeting at Ce ...
    April 4, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Burn victim to speak at meeting

    DAVENPORT, Iowa – John O’Leary, international motivational speaker, will bring his story of lifelong perseverance from 9 to 11 a.m. April 25 at the Mi ...
    April 4, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • NCI employees earn recognition

    The Northwest Central Illinois Works honored Caitlin Holt of Rochelle and Jenna Wolber of Rock Falls with an Individual Achievement Award.
    April 4, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Open house for new wing planned

    MORRISON – Resthave Retirement & Nursing Home, will have an open house from 1 to 3 p.m. April 12 at 408 Maple Ave.
    April 4, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Rochelle hospice earns recognition

    ROCHELLE – Unity Hospice, 201 S. Seventh St. Suite 101, has become a national partner of We Honor Veterans, a campaign developed by the National Hospi ...
    April 4, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Senator to speak at annual dinner

    ROCK FALLS – State Sen. Sue Rezin, R-Morris, will speak at the Whiteside County Republican Central Committee annual Lincoln Day Dinner April 24 at the ...
    April 4, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Michael Clark of the Twin Cities Sunrise Rotary hosted, Frank Rausa. Frank spoke about restoring the Black Hawk statue and preserving Native American ...
    April 4, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • The end of an era at Bunny's Bait Shop

    DIXON – One day in 1972, Ray and Irene Hays' youngest daughters caught the entrepreneurial spirit. Their lives would never be the same.
    April 2, 2015 - 9:32 pm
  • Support Groups, Clubs, and Services

    Tuesday, April 28Childhood immunization clinic; women, infants and children clinic; and family plann ...
    April 26, 2015 - 8:44 pm
  • Walmart grant applications due Friday

    CHICAGO – Nonprofit organizations have until Friday to submit grant applications for funds from the Wal-Mart Foundation State Giving Council Program.
    April 26, 2015 - 8:20 pm
  • Pitch, Hit and Run set Saturday in Rock Falls

    ROCK FALLS – Coloma Township Park District’s 16th annual Major League Baseball Pitch, Hit and Run competition will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at East Ei ...
    April 26, 2015 - 8:20 pm
  • Entries sought for poetry contest

    SPRINGFIELD – Applications are available for the 11 annual Illinois Emerging Writers Competition Gwendolyn Brooks Poetry Award.
    April 25, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Honor Rolls

    Rock Falls Middle SchoolHighest HonorsSixth grade: Kassandra Estrella, Karli Fischbach, Kylie Fischb ...
    April 25, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • New books land on Dixon Public Library shelves

    DIXON – New books have arrived at Dixon Public Library, 221 S. Hennepin Ave.They are:Fiction: “Jam o ...
    April 25, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Art group sets spring show dates

    OREGON – Eagle’s Nest Art Group’s annual spring membership art show will be from 1 to 4 p.m. today and Sunday, and May 4 and 5, on the second floor at ...
    April 25, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Cookout to help church ministry

    DIXON – St. Vincent de Paul Society members will have a cookout Friday and May 2 at Dixon Food Center, 500 Chicago Ave.
    April 25, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Registration open for diabetes camp

    DIXON – Camp Diabetes, Recreation, Education, Activities, and Me, for children with diabetes, will be from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 11 at Camp Reynold ...
    April 25, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Rotarians gear up for shrimp boil

    DIXON – Dixon Rotary Club members will have their annual community shrimp boil and chili bowl fundraiser May 2 at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 506 W. ...
    April 25, 2015 - 1:15 am

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