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  • Eugene E. ‘Gene’ Kuehl

    FULTON – Eugene E. “Gene” Kuehl, 66, of Fulton, died Saturday, April 18, 2015, at his home, surrounded by his loved ones, after losing his courageous ...
    April 20, 2015 - 4:03 pm
  • Marjorie A. Planthaber

    ROCK FALLS – Marjorie Anna Planthaber, 78, of Rock Falls, died Sunday, April 19, 2015, at Agrace Hospice in Madison, Wisconsin.
    April 20, 2015 - 4:07 pm
  • Frank E. Kane

    STERLING – Frank E. Kane, 92, of Sterling, died peacefully in his sleep early Sunday, April 19, 2015, the Lord’s day, at Avonlea Cottage in Sterling, ...
    April 20, 2015 - 4:53 pm
  • Vicki S. Meyers-McGinnis

    DIXON – Vicki Sue Meyers-McGinnis, 63, of Dixon, died Thursday, April 2, 2015, at her home after a long battle with cancer.
    April 20, 2015 - 4:07 pm
  • Michael J. King

    HOOPPOLE – Michael J. King, 55, of Hooppole, passed away Friday, April 17, 2015, at his home. Mike w ...
    April 20, 2015 - 4:07 pm
  • Marilyn Slifer

    STERLING – Marilyn Slifer, 80, of Sterling, died Thursday, April 16, 2015. Marilyn was born June 6, ...
    April 19, 2015 - 8:43 pm
  • Michael J. King

    HOOPPOLE – Michael J. King, 55, of Hooppole, passed away Friday, April 17, 2015, at his home. Mike w ...
    April 19, 2015 - 9:10 pm
  • Marjorie A. Planthaber

    MADISON, Wis. – Marjorie A. Planthaber, 78, of Rock Falls, died Sunday, April 19, 2015, at Agrace Hospice Inpatient Facility in Madison.
    April 19, 2015 - 9:10 pm
  • Leona L. Bluhm

    ROCK FALLS – Leona L. Bluhm, 89, of Rock Falls, died Friday, April 17, 2015, at her home.Leona was b ...
    April 19, 2015 - 9:10 pm
  • Pamela De Frang

    ROCK FALLS – Pamela J. De Frang, 58, of Morrison, died Friday, April 17, 2015, at Sauk Valley Senior Living & Rehabilitation in Rock Falls.
    April 19, 2015 - 9:10 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

    Wednesday, April 22Childhood immunization clinic; women, infants and children clinic; and family pla ...
    April 20, 2015 - 7:45 pm
  • Local students' artwork up for vote in Congressional competition

    Online voting is open until April 30 for this year's Congressional Art Competition.Six high school s ...
    April 20, 2015 - 4:46 pm
  • Healthy cooking program Saturday in Sterling

    STERLING – RSVPs are due by Wednesday for “Fresh Food Adventures,” a lunch and cooking discussion program from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Science R ...
    UPDATED: April 20, 2015 - 8:48 pm
  • Support Groups, Clubs, and Services

    Tuesday, April 21Childhood immunization clinic; women, infants and children clinic; and family plann ...
    April 19, 2015 - 8:33 pm
  • Free oak tree distribution planned in Sauk Valley

    For the fifth year, Rock River Trail Initiative distributed 10,000 trees in 11 counties to be given away Wednesday, Thursday. and Friday. Among the co ...
    April 19, 2015 - 9:10 pm
  • Sign-up open for senior spelling competition

    MOUNT MORRIS – Spellers 50 and older can register to be part of the Illinois State Senior Spelling Bee at Pinecrest Grove Community Center, 500 Evergr ...
    April 18, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Money sought for display boards

    MORRISON – A High Five campaign has been established to raise money for two display boards for the 125-year-old Odell Public Library, 307 S. Madison S ...
    April 18, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Young wildlife should be left alone

    With springtime upon us, we soon will be experiencing the beautiful sights, sounds, and smells of the natural world. In nature, spring is the time for ...
    April 18, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Registration to begin for camps

    PEORIA – Girls Scouts of Central Illinois, serving Bureau County, has opened registration for a variety of summer camps and activities.
    April 18, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Area Olympians place in competition

    NORMAL – Special Olympics Illinois crowned its state champions at the State Basketball Tournament March 13-15 at Illinois State University's Horton Fi ...
    April 18, 2015 - 1:15 am

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