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  • can’t keep up with Dakota in loss

    ASHTON – For a moment, it seemed as if the AFC volleyball team would be able to hold onto its lead and continue dominating the NUIC East. But Dakota j ...
    Sept. 26, 2016 - 11:45 pm
  • Volleyball: Dixon drops road match at Sycamore

    SYCAMORE – Sycamore played in two relatively close sets against Dixon, but still came away with the straight-set victory, 25-21, 25-19, Monday night.
    Sept. 26, 2016 - 11:43 pm
  • HSFB: By the numbers

    After 5 weeks of football, the halfway point of the regular season has been surpassed. Eastland-Pearl City, Newman, and Sterling have assured themse ...
    Sept. 26, 2016 - 11:41 pm
  • Roundup: Amboy volleyball tops Durand

    Hallie Nauman had five kills and three solo blocks as the Amboy volleyball team posted a 25-20, 25-19 win against visiting Durand on Monday night.
    Sept. 26, 2016 - 11:40 pm
  • Sterling’s Diaz nears record

    Sterling drove home the point they are road warriors when it comes to taking on Geneseo. With Friday night's 49-7 demolition of the Maple Leafs at Bo ...
    Sept. 25, 2016 - 11:53 pm
  • Freshman Fazekas leads Duchesses as top local finisher at Rock River Run

    STERLING – Nicquelette Fazekas had to live up to her nickname, the “Red Rocket,” to finish where she did on Saturday at the Rock River Run. The Dixon ...
    Sept. 25, 2016 - 7:51 pm
  • Hamblen pulls away from Gebhardt in win

    STERLING – Brayden Hamblen is building toward something he hopes will be pretty big at the end of the season. In the meantime, his present is pretty ...
    Sept. 25, 2016 - 7:47 pm
  • Ceruzzi leads Sterling to second-place finish

    STERLING – Nick Ceruzzi enjoyed a nice mix of familiarity with his home course and a short game that has the Sterling golfer brimming with confidence. ...
    Sept. 25, 2016 - 11:46 pm
  • Water Warriors 3rd at Freeport

    The Sterling girls swimming team picked up five wins in the 11-team Freeport invitational on Saturday in Freeport.
    Sept. 25, 2016 - 6:39 pm
  • Prophets, Comets go 2-3 at Fassett

    The Prophetstown boys golf team had two of the top five duos and finished second in the 11-team Lorrin Fassett Invitational on Saturday at Deer Valley ...
    Sept. 25, 2016 - 6:32 pm
  • Mary Lou Gaffey

    STERLING – Mary Lou Gaffey, 85, of Sterling, died Sunday, Sept. 25, 2016, at Parkway Center in Sterling.
    Sept. 26, 2016 - 10:01 pm
  • Sondra Hart

    ROCK FALLS – Sondra Hart, 77, of Rock Falls, died Sunday, Sept. 25, 2016, at her home.She was born A ...
    Sept. 26, 2016 - 10:01 pm
  • Donald R. Springer

    ROCKFORD – Donald R. Springer, 93, went to join the Lord on Monday, Sept. 19, 2016. Don, who resided at Fairhaven in Rockford, was born Sept. 29, 1922 ...
    Sept. 26, 2016 - 10:01 pm
  • Jerry J. 'Sticks' Stevenson

    STERLING – Jerry James "Sticks" Stevenson, 70, of Sterling, formerly of Georgetown, passed away at 8:10 a.m., Monday, Sept. 19, 2016, at the Veterans ...
    Sept. 26, 2016 - 10:01 pm
  • Eunice M. Thompson

    WALNUT – Eunice M. Thompson, 92, of Walnut, died Monday, Sept. 26, 2016, at Heritage Health in Walnut.
    Sept. 26, 2016 - 10:01 pm
  • Robert W. 'Bob' Schmidt

    FRANKLIN GROVE – Robert W. "Bob" Schmidt, 89, formerly of Harmon, died Friday, Sept. 23, 2016. His wife of 67 years, to the day, was at his side at Th ...
    Sept. 26, 2016 - 10:01 pm
  • Elsie M. Webb

    FRANKLIN GROVE – Elsie M. Webb, 80, of Franklin Grove, died Sunday, Sept. 25, 2016, at KSB Hospital in Dixon.
    Sept. 26, 2016 - 10:01 pm
  • Charlotte B. Brown

    SAVANNA – Charlotte B. Brown, 95, of Savanna, died Friday, Sept. 23, 2016, at her home.Law-Jones Fun ...
    Sept. 25, 2016 - 9:24 pm
  • Robert E. Meenen

    ROCK FALLS – Robert E. “Bob” Meenen, 72, of Rock Falls, died unexpectedly Friday, Sept. 23, 2016, in Cleveland.
    Sept. 25, 2016 - 9:24 pm
  • Jean Ertmer

    ELIZABETH – Jean Ertmer, 70, of Elizabeth, died Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2016, in Batavia.Law-Jones Funera ...
    Sept. 25, 2016 - 9:24 pm
  • Junior Optimist Club of Sterling will hold bake sale

    STERLING – The Junior Optimist Club of Sterling will have a bake sale from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 1 during the Pumpkin Dash at Hoover Park, 3807 Woodl ...
    Sept. 25, 2016 - 5:36 pm
  • Support groups, clubs and service

    Tuesday, Sept. 27Childhood immunization clinic; women, infants and children clinic; and family plann ...
    Sept. 25, 2016 - 1:30 pm
  • Details available on adult protection

    DIXON – A presentation on the Adult Protective Services program will be at 2 p.m. Sept. 27 at Post House Community Center, 100 W. Second St.
    Sept. 24, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Tales to be told during walk

    STERLING – Whiteside County Genealogists and Sterling Public Library will have their annual cemetery walk Oct. 2 at Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery ins ...
    Sept. 24, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Conference on growing older

    STERLING – Aging: Everybody’s Doing It! will be from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Oct. 4 at New Life Lutheran Church, 702 W. Lynn Blvd. The program starts a ...
    Sept. 24, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Writing course designed for life

    Chapter Two will be from 1 to 2:30 p.m. each Monday, Oct. 17 to Nov. 28, except Oct. 31, at Post House Community Center, 100 W. Second St.
    Sept. 24, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Species become memories

    Not so many years ago, during the autumn season, literally hundreds of thousands of passenger pigeons would have been migrating through the Rock River ...
    Sept. 24, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • COMMUNITY EVENTS

    SaturdayFarmers Market, 7 a.m.-noon, Haymarket Square, 317 W. Third St., Dixon, 815-284-3306.Farmers ...
    Sept. 24, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • SUPPORT GROUPS, CLUBS, AND SERVICES

    SaturdayFarmers Market, 7 a.m.-noon, Haymarket Square, 317 W. Third St., Dixon, 815-284-3306.Farmers ...
    Sept. 24, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Foster parent applicants sought

    OTTAWA – Applications for families to provide foster care for children with complex medical needs are being accepted by Youth Service Bureau of Illino ...
    Sept. 24, 2016 - 1:15 am


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