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Business Notebook: Dog grooming salon to open in January

Tuff Dog Bakery in Sterling once again will be home to dog grooming services.

Puppy Love Grooming Salon is moving into the lower level of the bakery at 7 E. Third St. in Sterling. Julia Decker of Morrison will run the salon. She has been a dog groomer for 17 years, the past 5 in Morrison, and prior to that at the former North Locust Animal Hospital in Sterling.

Grooming hours are 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday, and 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Thursday.

Appointments can be scheduled beginning Jan. 6 by calling 815-718-5706. 

Natural medicine practiced at Alpine

OREGON – Alpine Chiropractic and Natural Medicine lays claim to being the only practitioners of natural medicine in the area.

Chiropractors Seth and Carri Anderson opened their office in June at 101 N. Fourth St. in Oregon. The married couple are both originally from the area, Seth from Rock Falls and Carri from Polo.

Carri practices natural medicine and does food allergy testing at the office. Two massage therapists also are on staff. For massages, there is a 20 percent discount for first-timers and a special through the end of the year for a free massage when you buy three.

Office hours are 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 2 to 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday.

Tourism office looking for photos

ROCK FALLS – The Rock Falls Tourism office needs your help. Executive Director Tim Wilson needs photos that can be used throughout the new year to help market local attractions and events. Photos must be high-resolution shots at a minimum of 300 dpi.

The photos can be sent to the Rock Falls Tourism office at

For more information, call Wilson at 815-380-2300, or stop by the office at 603 W. 10th St., Suite 1 A.

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