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  • LaVerne N. Hardesty Jr.

    MOLINE – LaVerne N. Hardesty Jr., 57, of Moline, died Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014, in Moline.Garland Funer ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 10:46 pm
  • William R. 'Bill' Maxey

    ROCKFORD – William Ralph “Bill” Maxey of Rockford, formerly of Rock Falls, passed away peacefully Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014, in Rockford.
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 10:46 pm
  • William A. Wadelton

    ROCK FALLS – William A. Wadelton, 78, of Rock Falls, died Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014, at his home.He was ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 10:38 pm
  • Helen L. Tucker

    ROCK FALLS – Helen L. Tucker, 76, of Rock Falls, died Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014, at Sauk Valley Senior Living and Rehabilitation Center in Rock Falls.
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 10:38 pm
  • Paul Springer

    MOUNT CARROLL – Paul Springer, 87, of Mount Carroll, died Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014, at Morrison Community Hospital.
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 10:37 pm
  • Gordon A. Schanke Jr.

    DIXON – Gordon A. Schanke Jr., 69, of Dixon, died Friday, Nov. 14, 2014, at his home. He was a purchasing agent for Dixon Direct for more than 20 year ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 10:38 pm
  • Harold L. Hoff

    HOLIDAY HILLS – Harold Lenness Hoff, 86, of Holiday Hills, formerly of Dixon, died Monday, Nov. 17, 2014, at his home.
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 10:38 pm
  • John E. Hutchings

    AURORA – John Edward Hutchings, 82, of Aurora, died Sunday, Nov, 16, 2014, in Naperville.John was bo ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 10:37 pm
  • Junior E. 'Spence' Spencer

    STERLING – Junior E. “Spence” Spencer, 91, of Sterling, passed peacefully from his physical life to his eternal home on Friday, Nov. 14, 2014, at his ...
    Nov. 17, 2014 - 10:09 pm
  • Raymond W. Johnson

    PRINCETON – Raymond W. Johnson, 72, of Princeton, died at 4:36 p.m. Friday, Nov. 14, 2014, at Perry Memorial Hospital in Princeton.
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 8:25 am
  • Business notebook: Dixon man running food delivery service

    DIXON – Sam Elliott Jr.'s co-workers wanted to see a food taxi business in the area, so they asked Elliott if he'd start one. He thought about it, and ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 10:51 am
  • Blog: Engineering marvel

    Sterling High School's annual cardboard boat race makes me wish I'd had tried harder in school. I en ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 12:20 pm
  • 2014 Fear Book

    The gang at Haunted Haven have always been fun to work with. I'm sure this comes as no big surprise.  Clowns and blood and other scary things, it's h ...
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 12:52 pm
  • Blog: Classic example of a great photo opp

    The 13th annual Riverfront Classic car show in Dixon, which took place Sunday, is a special event. Not many times do you get park car in the middle of ...
    Oct. 2, 2014 - 5:49 pm
  • BLOG: Look forward to Mayhem in the Meadows

    I've worked on several stories with the Midwest Derby Divas Roller Derby team and always reserve a great level of respect for the team. Especially the ...
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 9:14 pm
  • Children’s center recognized for high standards, commitment

    DIXON – Shining Star Children’s Advocacy Center has been awarded re-accreditation by the National Children’s Alliance, after an extensive application ...
    Nov. 15, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Rock Falls Rotary Club supports World Polio Day

    ROCK FALLS – In the final push to eradicate polio from the world, Rotary International and its partners of World Health Organization, U.S. Centers for ...
    Nov. 15, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Chefs shine at chili cook-off

    The United Way of Whiteside County its annual Chili Cook-off in downtown Sterling, sponsored this year by Sauk Valley Bank.
    Nov. 15, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • United Way of Whiteside County members meet

    The United Way of Whiteside County campaign cabinet recently met. Discussion included presentations at ComEd, 3M, Dana Corp., YWCA, Frantz Manufacturi ...
    Nov. 15, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Business Notebook: Driving school pulling into Rock Falls

    ROCK FALLS – Brake-Thru Driving School in Rock Falls, 104 1/2 E. Third St., will have its first driving lesson Dec. 1.
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 11:18 am
  • Powder coating business gives people their money's worth

    When people visit Darkhorse Powder and Ceramic Coating, co-owner Chad Fassler wants to make sure they get their money’s worth.
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 2:03 pm
  • Staff raises diabetic awareness

    STERLING – The Wound Care Center at a member of the Healogics network, participated in the Healogics National Diabetes Campaign from Oct. 27 to Oct. 3 ...
    Nov. 8, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Fire Department of the Year named

    EAST PEORIA – The Illinois Association of Mutual Insurance Companies’ 133rd annual convention was Aug. 18.
    Nov. 8, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Top leader named

    Kathy Clark presented Jill Gee, Franklin Grove Living and Rehabilitation Center administrator, with the Illinois Activity Professional Administrator A ...
    Nov. 8, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Area women earn RNA grants

    ROCK ISLAND – Representatives from Royal Neighbors of America, a women-led life insurer, awarded $1,500 from its Nation of Neighbors Grant Program.
    Nov. 8, 2014 - 1:15 am
 

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