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Thursday, Feb. 8 and Friday, Feb. 9 weather-related postponements and cancellations

• The varsity girls basketball game between Rochelle and Sterling in Sterling has been moved up to 6 p.m. today. The sophomore game is at 4:30.

• The Class 2A girls basketball regional championship game in Mendota between Bureau Valley and Hall has been moved up to 6 p.m. today. The 3-point shootout will begin at 4:15.

• The Class 1A girls basketball regional championship game in Kewanee at Wethersfield High School between Amboy and Wethersfield has been postponed until 7 p.m. Friday.

• The Polo boys basketball game at Amboy tonight has been postponed, and will be rescheduled.

• The West Carroll at Eastland boys basketball games scheduled for tonight have been postponed until 6 p.m. Monday. (Eastland had been scheduled to play at Amboy on Monday. That game has been moved to 3 p.m. Feb. 17 and will be varsity only.)

• Tonight's Sauk Valley Community College men's and women's basketball games against IVCC at Sauk have been postponed to Thursday, Feb. 22, at 7:30 and 5:30 p.m., respectively.

• All activities and events after 3 p.m. today at St. Mary and St. Anne schools are canceled, including AfterCare.


• All CGH Medical Center clinics will be opening late at 10 a.m. Friday, Feb. 9.

• All Business Employment Skills Team, Inc. offices

• CGH Helping Hands Daycare in Sterling will be closed Friday.

• Lee Ogle Transportation System

• The old and new Lee County courthouses (will reopen Tuesday; Monday is Lincoln's Birthday)

• All Ogle County offices (will reopen Tuesday; Monday is Lincoln's Birthday)

• Polo City Hall (will reopen Tuesday; Monday is Lincoln's Birthday)

• Whiteside County Senior Services

• Whiteside County Transportation

School cancellations for Friday

• Amboy schools

• Chadwick-Milledgeville School District

• Dixon Public Schools

• East Coloma/Nelson

• Eastland

• Faith Christian School

• Newman Central Catholic

• NIU - DeKalb

• Ogle County Educational Cooperative

• Oregon District #220

• Pearl City

• Polo

• Prophetstown/Lyndon/Tampico

• River Bend CUSD #2

• Rock Falls

• St. Andrew Catholic in Rock Falls

• St. Anne School, Dixon

• St. Mary's in Sterling

• Sterling Public Schools

• West Carroll Schools

• Whiteside Area Career Center

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