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  • James ‘Jim’ Moore

    AMBOY – James Leroy “Jim” Moore, 89, of Amboy, died Wednesday, July 24, 2014, at his home after a lengthy illness.
    NEW: July 26, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Neva Grady

    FRANKLIN GROVE – Neva Hansen Engelkes Grady began the next leg of her journey on Thursday, July 24, 2014, at her home.
    NEW: July 26, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • James Sefl

    DIXON – James Sefl, 68, of Dixon, died Thursday, July 24, 2014, at Serenity Hospice & Home in Oregon.
    July 25, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Benjamin L. Koster

    STERLING – Benjamin Lee Koster, 34, of Sterling, formerly of Polo, passed away Tuesday, July 22, 2014, at his home.
    July 25, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • John K. Schryver

    DIXON – John K. Schryver, 63, of Dixon, died Wednesday, July 23, 2014, at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago.
    July 25, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Jennifer L. Lewallen

    STERLING – Jennifer L. Lewallen, 41, of Sterling, died Monday, July 21, 2014. Jennifer was born Aug. ...
    July 24, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Charles W. Strand

    DIXON – Charles W. Strand, 82, of Dixon, died Tuesday, July 22, 2014, at KSB Hospital in Dixon. He was employed for 10 years at Union Carbide in Sterl ...
    July 24, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Nellie Pruis-Douma

    MORRISON – Nellie Pruis-Douma, 97, of Resthave Home in Morrison, died Monday, July 21, 2014, at Morrison Community Hospital. She was employed for more ...
    July 24, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Genevieve M. Myers

    DEKALB – Genevieve M. Myers, 90, of DeKalb, formerly of Genoa, died Friday, July 18, 2014, at DeKalb County Rehab and Nursing Center. She was a custod ...
    July 24, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Benjamin L. Koster

    STERLING – Benjamin Lee Koster, 34, of Sterling, formerly of Polo, died Tuesday, July 22, 2014.Polo ...
    July 24, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Meet Nicom, Whiteside's new K-9

    Whiteside County Sheriff's Department welcomes a new K-9 to the force, Nicom. Click here to see vide ...
    July 11, 2014 - 5:36 pm
  • Judge reads Welling sentence

    Judge Ron Jacobson sentenced Matthew Welling to 90 years in prison: 60 for fatally beating and slashing 79-year-old Leroy Daniels, and 30 more for the ...
    June 25, 2014 - 6:54 pm
  • Clips: Victim impact statements

    Family of Leroys Daniels read victim impact statements on Wednesday, June 25, 2014. Click here to se ...
    June 25, 2014 - 6:33 pm
  • SVM All-Star Classic: Girls Game

    The Telegraph won 48-25 over the Gazette team. Click here to see video ...
    June 20, 2014 - 9:17 am
  • SVM All-Star Classic: Boys Game

    The Gazette hit 51 percent of its shots – including 41 percent of its 3-pointers – to pull away for a 95-74 victory.
    June 20, 2014 - 9:17 am
  • 3A softball final: Sterling, St. Ignatius

    The Sterling Golden Warriors won the third-place match against St. Ignatius 4-0 at EastSide Centre in East Peoria on Saturday, June 14, 2014.
    June 14, 2014 - 8:39 pm
  • 3A softball semifinal: Sterling, Manteno

    The Sterling Golden Warriors softball team faced off with Manteno Panthers in the 3A state semifinal, Friday, June 13, at EastSide Centre in East Peor ...
    June 13, 2014 - 6:32 pm
  • Area law enforcement in Torch Run

    Area law enforcement in the Sauk Valley participated in the Torch Run, Wednesday, June 11, which was meant to raise awareness for the Special Olympics ...
    June 11, 2014 - 5:39 pm
  • Sterling Wins Barrington Supersectional

    The Golden Warriors clinched their second consecutive trip to state with a 3-1 rematch victory over Wauconda Monday.
    June 10, 2014 - 9:40 pm
  • Clippers, Pioneers in 1A state semifinal

    The Amboy Clippers fell 6-1 on Friday, June 6, at EastSide Centre in East Peoria, at the IHSA 1A state softball semifinal.
    June 6, 2014 - 6:08 pm
  • First Avenue Coin stays in the family

    ROCK FALLS – First Avenue Coin, 221 First Ave., is under new management.Sterling native Ed Gutierrez ...
    NEW: July 26, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Phone company to distribute supplies

    The Cellular Connection, a Verizon wireless retailer, in a joint effort with its customers, will donate 100,000 backpacks to children through its “Sch ...
    NEW: July 26, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • SwedishAmerican receives awards

    ROCKFORD – Swedish-American Hospital has received a 3-star rating for bypass surgery from From Jan. 1, to Dec. 31, 2013, a total of 1,041 part ...
    NEW: July 26, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Fehr Graham earns high marks

    FREEPORT – Fehr Graham, a Midwest engineering and environmental firm, has been named a “TOP 100 FIRM” on Zweig Letter’s Hot Firm List.
    NEW: July 26, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Sauk member to lead association

    The Illinois Community College Trustees Association elected Andrew Bollman, a Dixon attorney, June 7as its president pro tempore, vice president, to l ...
    NEW: July 26, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Rockford clinic surgeons honored

    ROCKFORD – Dr. Michael Roh, Dr. Christopher Sliva, and Dr. Fred Sweet, spine surgeons, and Dr. Marie Walker, physiatrist, at Rockford Spine Center, ha ...
    NEW: July 26, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Food safety class offered in Mendota

    MENDOTA – There will be a Food Service Sanitation Manager Certification Course at Mendota Community Hospital Conference Room C, 1401 E. 12th St.
    NEW: July 26, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Heard it from the Grapevine: Rock Falls bar plans Sept. opening

    ROCK FALLS – Sometimes, plans for the future take root in the past. Violet Jaramillo, 44, grew up in ...
    NEW: July 26, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Picnic planned, as Sterling Kmart gang sticks together

    STERLING – Former employees of the now-closed Sterling Kmart had a farewell party in January, and now will gather for what promises to be a much more ...
    July 21, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Bergner’s helps March of Dimes

    MILWAUKEE – Bon-Ton Stores, including Bergner’s in Sterling, raised $340,000 from Mother’s Day and Father’s Day promotions for the March of Dimes’ Imb ...
    July 19, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Top 5 things to do this weekend

    4-H Fair in AmboyAMBOY – The Lee County 4-H Fair and Junior Show continues today, Saturday and Sunda ...
    July 25, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Tyke a terror when mom takes back phone

    Dear Abby: When my friend "Fran" and I get together with our kids, they often play games on her cellphone until the battery dies. If she tries to take ...
    July 25, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Locals can go green at Art of Green Festival

    The Art of Green Festival, to be held Aug. 9-10, was created in part to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the John Deere Historic Site in Grand Deto ...
    July 24, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Touch a Truck returns to riverfront

    ROCK FALLS – The Optimist Club of Rock Falls will host the 2014 Touch a Truck event from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 2 at the remains of the Reliant Fasten ...
    July 24, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Reagan Trail Days offers week full of events

    DIXON – The Reagan Trail Days will run from Aug. 3-10 and will be highlighted by a concert featuring nationally touring artist Lyle Lovett.
    July 24, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Harvest Festival returns for 35th year

    FRANKLIN GROVE – The 35th annual Harvest Festival will run from Aug. 1-3 in Franklin Grove. The theme of this year's festival is honoring Franklin Gro ...
    July 24, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Guest howls over dog’s attendance at wedding

    Dear Abby: Is it acceptable to bring a teacup-sized dog to a wedding? The excuse was, "Well, the wedding was at the beach." The pre-dinner and dancing ...
    July 24, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Watch for health risks of inactivity

    According to a recent news release from The American Journal of Medicine, our lack of activity – not excess calories – might explain why a growing num ...
    July 23, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Dive into a big bowl of cold soup

    The sun is blazing. The sweat is dripping. The air feels as if it is sticking to your skin.Hey, how ...
    July 23, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Both children need counseling after assault

    Dear Abby: My granddaughter "Cindy," age 2, was being watched by her mommy's ex-sister-in-law and her sons. Cindy went to her mommy and said, "Bubby h ...
    July 23, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Watch for health risks of inactivity

    According to a recent news release from The American Journal of Medicine, our lack of activity – not excess calories – might explain why a growing num ...
    July 23, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Dive into a big bowl of cold soup

    The sun is blazing. The sweat is dripping. The air feels as if it is sticking to your skin.Hey, how ...
    July 23, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Veggies get their due on the grill

    Of all the foods we grill on perfect summer days, vegetables rank among the most exciting. Perhaps i ...
    July 16, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Aim for healthy eating while traveling

    Several clients have recently asked me for suggestions on how to eat healthy while traveling. Whether it is a day trip to the lake or a 2-week vacatio ...
    July 16, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Melons are summer on a plate

    You know you’re in the heart of the summer when the melons come out to play.Watermelons, with their ...
    July 16, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • The best diet? So fresh and so clean

    The term “eating clean” has been popping up a lot in recent years. The trend might have been first identified in 1993, when Gerald Celente coined the ...
    July 9, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Focusing on single product risky

    NEW YORK (AP) – Turns out, being a one-hit wonder is risky.When Crumbs, the New York City-based chai ...
    July 9, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Salmon: Even better the second time around

    I buy more fresh salmon than I need for dinner. Not because I’m lured by the mammoth slabs sold at w ...
    July 9, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Greek Pasta Salad perfect summer side

    An outdoor cookout or potluck is not complete without some sort of a pasta salad. It’s the go-to sal ...
    July 9, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Oreos even better with peanut butter?

    Good heavens, there’s another new flavor of Oreo cookies! It’s Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup, represente ...
    July 9, 2014 - 1:15 am
 

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