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  • Tina M. Cavanaugh

    WALNUT – Tina Marie Cavanaugh, 53, of Walnut, died Monday, Dec. 22, 2014, at her home.Garland Funera ...
    Dec. 23, 2014 - 5:44 pm
  • Daniel P. Russell

    POLO – Daniel P. Russell, 71, of Polo, died Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014. He worked in the carpenter's shop at Northwestern Steel and Wire Co. until his reti ...
    Dec. 23, 2014 - 9:43 pm
  • Jean G. Zook

    ROCK FALLS – Jean G. Zook, 59, of Rock Falls, died Monday, Dec. 22, 2014, at her home.She was born M ...
    Dec. 23, 2014 - 9:43 pm
  • Wayne C. Dirks

    ROCK FALLS – Wayne C. Dirks, 75, of Rock Falls, died Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2014, at Prophets Riverview Good Samaritan Center in Prophetstown.
    Dec. 23, 2014 - 9:43 pm
  • Barbara J. Murphy

    STERLING – Barbara J. Murphy, 80, of Sterling, died Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014, at CGH Medical Center in Sterling.
    Dec. 23, 2014 - 9:43 pm
  • Raymond E. Nance

    PROPHETSTOWN – Raymond E. Nance, 83, of Prophetstown, died Friday, Dec. 19, 2014, at Morrison Community Hospital. He was a crane mechanic for 32 years ...
    Dec. 22, 2014 - 10:10 pm
  • Leah Belle Peterson

    GALESBURG – Leah Belle Hensley Peterson, 94, formerly of Macomb and LaHarpe, passed away at 12:57 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014, at Marigold Rehabilita ...
    Dec. 22, 2014 - 3:59 pm
  • Harold 'Bud' Null Jr.

    STERLING – Harold “Bud” Null Jr., 59, of Sterling, died Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014, at his home.Harold wa ...
    Dec. 22, 2014 - 10:10 pm
  • William 'Bill' Burfeindt

    PEEL, Arkansas – William "Bill" Burfeindt, 90, of Peel, died Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014, in Harrison, Arkansas.
    Dec. 22, 2014 - 10:10 pm
  • Gerald T. Costliow

    DIXON – Gerald T. Costliow, 89, of Dixon, died Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014, at Kishwaukee Community Hospital in DeKalb.
    Dec. 22, 2014 - 10:10 pm
  • Dixon man to continue on board

    SPRINGFIELD – David Cain, general manager for LRB Distributors Inc. in Dixon, was re-elected to the Board of Directors of the Associated Beer Distribu ...
    Dec. 20, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Area hospital to get new name

    MENDOTA – Mendota Community Hospital will be renamed OSF Saint Paul Medical Center.The hospital boar ...
    Dec. 20, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • From Chicago with love

    STERLING – Can’t make it to Chicago this weekend? Then be sure to check out O’Dawgs downtown near the theater, a new dive that boasts Windy City fare ...
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 1:33 pm
  • Internet kills the TV star

    One thing I hate about television is all the advertisements. I go out of my way to avoid them. The funny thing is, now that I’m in college, that’s wha ...
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 2:13 pm
  • Christmas tree care tips offered

    URBANA – The National Fire Protection Association has reported that from 2007 to 2011, U.S. fire departments responded to an average of 230 home fires ...
    Dec. 13, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Dixonite becomes fraternal life officer

    DIXON – Czechoslovak Society of America Fraternal Life in New York named Matthew Koski of Dixon as the group’s executive secretary Nov. 14.
    Dec. 13, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Annual fundraiser results announced

    The Bon-Ton Stores Inc. helped local 501c-3 nonprofit organizations raise more than $5.8 million through its semi-annual Community Days event.
    Dec. 13, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Chamber program helps students

    ROCK FALLS – Brent Bolland-Prom joined the Rock Falls Chamber of Commerce Intern Team in November.Th ...
    Dec. 13, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Time to move on: Nichols Greenhouse closing after 41 years

    DIXON – Just below a small hill in southwest Dixon sits a storefront-style sign at the top of Nichols Greenhouse, where a favorite local flower source ...
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 10:05 am
  • Rochelle hospice earns recognition

    ROCHELLE – The “We Honor Veterans Program” of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization has awarded Unity Hospice of Western Illinois with ...
    Dec. 6, 2014 - 1:15 am
 

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