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  • Frank W. Eckhardt

    LEE CENTER – Frank W. Eckhardt, 72, of Lee Center, died Sunday, June 26, 2016, at Serenity Hospice & Home in Oregon.
    June 27, 2016 - 10:37 pm
  • Joseph J. Fane

    ST. LOUIS – Joseph J. Fane, 67, formerly of Dixon, died Wednesday, June 22, 2016.Further arrangement ...
    June 27, 2016 - 10:37 pm
  • Willard T. Harmon

    POLO – Willard T. Harmon, 77, of Polo, passed away Sunday, June 26, 2016, at his home, with family by his side.
    June 27, 2016 - 10:37 pm
  • Margaret R. 'Marge' Sommers

    PROPHETSTOWN – Margaret R. "Marge" Sommers, 84, of Prophetstown, died Friday, June 24, 2016, at her home.
    June 27, 2016 - 10:37 pm
  • Jack F. Apple

    DIXON – Jack F. Apple, 52, of Dixon, died Monday, June 27, 2016, at CGH Medical Center in Sterling.J ...
    June 27, 2016 - 10:37 pm
  • Dorothy E. Hodder

    DIXON – Dorothy Elizabeth Hodder, 81, of Dixon, died Friday, June 24, 2016, at OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center in Rockford. She was an LPN at the VA ...
    June 27, 2016 - 10:37 pm
  • Frank W. Eckhardt

    AMBOY – Frank W. Eckhardt, 72, of Lee Center, died Sunday, June 26, 2016, at Serenity Home in Oregon.
    June 27, 2016 - 12:02 am
  • David A. Buse

    OREGON – David A. Buse, 64, formerly of Oregon, died Dec. 30, 2015, in Phoenix.A celebration of Davi ...
    June 27, 2016 - 12:02 am
  • Dorothy Elizabeth Hodder

    DIXON – Dorothy Elizabeth Hodder, 81, of Dixon, died Friday, June 24, 2016, at OSF St. Anthony Hospital in Rockford.
    June 27, 2016 - 12:02 am
  • Charlotte V. Bresley

    ROCK FALLS – Charlotte V. Bresley, 70, of Rock Falls, died Friday, June 24, 2016, at CGH Medical Center.
    June 27, 2016 - 12:01 am
  • Flexible, fun day care opens in Amboy

    AMBOY – There’s a new (sort of) day care in town, and if you’re curious about how homey it is, you should see the way the clients treat the owner.
    June 24, 2016 - 2:55 pm
  • Business notebook: Pub 'n' Grub closes, Cuisine by Design opens

    Tampico restaurant closesTAMPICO – After serving food and drinks for 2 years, Old Town Pub ‘n’ Grub ...
    June 24, 2016 - 2:36 pm
  • Nurse recognized for service

    MORRISON – Angie Stansifer, a nurse at Resthave Home recently was honored for 20 of employement at the home.
    June 18, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Clinic recognizes Wound Care Week

    STERLING – The third annual Wound Care Awareness Week was June 6-10.CGH Wound Healing and Hyperbaric ...
    June 18, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Bank names new security director

    EFFINGHAM – Midland States Bank has hired Cynthia Carr.Carr, who has more than 25 years in informati ...
    June 18, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Nurse recognized for longtime service

    MINNEAPOLIS – A.M. Best has affirmed Thrivent Financial’s Superior rating as well as its stable outlook. The recgonition is the highest of the agency’ ...
    June 18, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • teak competition

    The Illinois Beef Association and Illinois Farm Bureau have teamed up to offer the “Quest for Illinois’ Best Steak,” in which residents of the state c ...
    June 18, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Tips offered during housing month

    STERLING – In recognition of American Housing Month, Sauk Valley Bank will provide consumers with housing information throughout the month of June.
    June 18, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Putting the O in socialize in Fulton

    FULTON – If you and your friends are looking for a laid-back, not-too-fancy but welcoming watering hole where you can grab a cold one and hear a great ...
    June 17, 2016 - 2:26 pm
  • Tips for making an insurance claim

    Chances are nearly everyone has to file an insurance claim at some point in their lives. Accidents happen, people get sick, and mother nature doesn’t ...
    June 9, 2016 - 8:58 am
  • Support groups, clubs and services

    Wednesday, June 29Childhood immunization clinic; women, infants and children clinic; and family plan ...
    June 27, 2016 - 2:34 pm
  • Support groups, clubs and services

    Tuesday, June 28Childhood immunization clinic; women, infants and children clinic; and family planni ...
    June 26, 2016 - 9:43 pm
  • Genealogists, historians gather for yearly program

    DIXON — Lee County Historical and Genealogical Society presented the third annual Lee County Small Museum Conference April 30 at Loveland Community Ho ...
    June 25, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Tampico native gives presentation

    CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – A local student attending Coe College recently participated in the school’s 16th annual Student Research Symposium.
    June 25, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Details, computer training available

    POLO – Appointments for information on a senior health insurance program are available at Polo Senior Center, 101 E. Mason St.
    June 25, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Career center gives achievement honors

    STERLING – Whiteside Area Career Center has announced its April Students of the Month.They are:■ Ste ...
    June 25, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Sloppy Joes

    MOUNT MORRIS – A sloppy Joe meal fundraiser will be from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Mount Morris Senior Center, 9 E. Front St.
    June 25, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • 1st Farm Credit helps 4-H programs

    1st Farm Credit is distributing more than $127,000 to 14 groups whose work advances the future of agriculture through education and youth leadership p ...
    June 25, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Bureau Valley students keep busy

    MANLIUS – Bureau Valley High School FFA members competed in numerous contests.The horticulture team ...
    June 25, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Sterling student earns scholarship

    INDIANAPOLIS – Kile Long of Sterling has been awarded a $1,500 America’s Farmers Grow Ag Leaders scholarship.
    June 25, 2016 - 1:15 am


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