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  • Robert G. Schwarz

    DIXON – Robert G. Schwarz, 43, of Dixon, died Monday, May 23, 2016.Jones Funeral Home in Dixon is ha ...
    May 24, 2016 - 3:54 pm
  • Jerry B. Saathoff

    ROCK FALLS – Jerry B. Saathoff, 53, of Rock Falls, died Sunday, Feb. 21, 2016, at Regency Care of Sterling, from cancer. He was employed for more than ...
    May 24, 2016 - 3:53 pm
  • Francis B. ‘Frank’ Faley

    CLINTON, Iowa – Francis B. “Frank” Faley, 91, of The Alverno Health Care Facility, Clinton, formerly of Albany, died Monday, May 23, 2016, at the faci ...
    May 24, 2016 - 3:53 pm
  • Clyde A. Havens

    ELIZABETH – Clyde A. Havens, 87, of Elizabeth, died Sunday, May 22, 2016, at his home.Law-Jones Fune ...
    May 24, 2016 - 3:53 pm
  • Sherry L. Ernst

    RICHMOND, Ky. – Sherry L. Ernst, 72, of Richmond, formerly of Savanna, died Sunday, May 22, 2016, at Saint Joseph Hospital in Lexington, Kentucky.
    May 24, 2016 - 3:53 pm
  • Anna F. Hicks

    STERLING – Anna Faye Hicks, 74, of Sterling, passed away Monday, May 23, 2016, at CGH Medical Center in Sterling.
    May 24, 2016 - 3:53 pm
  • Harry E. Harper II

    ROCK FALLS – Harry Ellsworth Harper II, 65, of Rock Falls, died unexpectedly Friday, May 20, 2016.He ...
    May 24, 2016 - 3:53 pm
  • Lowell L. Beggs

    LAKE GENEVA, Wis. – Lowell L. Beggs, 85, formerly of Amboy and Oregon, died Tuesday, May 17, 2016, at his home in Lake Geneva.
    May 23, 2016 - 11:32 pm
  • Frances Lippert

    DIXON – Frances Lippert, 96, of Dixon, died Thursday, May 19, 2016, at Liberty Court in Dixon.France ...
    May 23, 2016 - 11:32 pm
  • Mary K. Bonneur

    MORRISON – Mary K. Bonneur, 93, of Morrison, went to be with her Lord on Friday, May 20, 2016, at CGH Medical Center in Sterling, surrounded by her fa ...
    May 22, 2016 - 10:00 pm
  • What you need to know about motorcycle insurance

    If your favorite mode of transportation is the motorized two-wheeled variety, before heading out on the open road this summer, make sure you have adeq ...
    May 24, 2016 - 2:22 pm
  • Hospital earns top safety grade

    DIXON – KSB Hospital was one of 798 hospitals to receive an A, ranking among the safest hospitals in the U.S., by The Leapfrog Group, a national patie ...
    May 21, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Milledgeville company wins award for exports

    A Milledgeville company was recently recognized in Washington, D.C., for its contributions to the nation's exports growth.
    May 20, 2016 - 6:13 pm
  • SUPPORT GROUPS, CLUBS, AND SERVICES

    TodayAlcoholics Anonymous, 9 a.m., closed, Big Book, United Methodist Church, 201 E. Chicago Ave., D ...
    May 14, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Dixon, Rochelle agents honored

    CHICAGO – Real Trends magazine has recognized 27 RE/MAX brokerage firms operating 60 offices in northern Illinois in its annual analysis of the nation ...
    May 14, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Nursing home named to list

    MOUNT MORRIS – Pinecrest Community has been awarded a “Five-Star” rating by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the highest level offered t ...
    May 14, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Bank hires new operating officer

    STERLING –Chris Plachno has joined Sauk Valley Bank.As the chief operating officer, he will oversee ...
    May 14, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Merle Norman Cosmetic Studio closing its doors in Sterling

    STERLING – Merle Norman Cosmetic Studio in Sterling is closing its doors after 34 years.Owner Cindy ...
    May 13, 2016 - 12:18 pm
  • Financial planner earns recognition

    DIXON – Chad Nicklaus, an independent LPL Financial planner at Nicklaus Financial Service has been named to LPL’s Director’s Club.
    May 7, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • HATCH for Hunger drive underway

    DAVENPORT, IOWA – HATCH is an organization that helps consumers to provide high-quality nutrition and protein, through the package of an egg, to under ...
    May 7, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Tickets for rifle raffle being sold

    MORRISON – A rifle worth about $700 is being raffled to benefit Whiteside County Soil and Water Conservation District programs.
    May 24, 2016 - 6:11 pm
  • Prairie clean-up day June 4 in Oregon

    OREGON – The Prairie Preservation Society of Ogle County will hold a tour and work day at 9 a.m. June 4 at Sand Ridge, 2879 S. Daysville Road.
    May 24, 2016 - 6:07 pm
  • Electronics can be dropped off for recycling day

    DIXON – Electronic waste will be accepted from area residents from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday at Secure Recycling Services, 629 Palmyra Road.
    May 24, 2016 - 6:06 pm
  • Support groups, clubs and services

    Thursday, May 26Childhood immunization clinic; women, infants and children clinic; and family planni ...
    May 24, 2016 - 2:33 pm
  • Business after hours set Thursday in Fulton

    FULTON – The Fulton Chamber of Commerce will have a Biz After 5 event and ribbon-cutting ceremony at 5 p.m. Thursday at the Martin House Museum, 707 1 ...
    May 23, 2016 - 9:09 pm
  • Support groups, clubs and services

    Wednesday, May 25Childhood immunization clinic; women, infants and children clinic; and family plann ...
    May 23, 2016 - 9:43 pm
  • Support groups, clubs and services

    Tuesday, May 24Childhood immunization clinic; women, infants and children clinic; and family plannin ...
    May 22, 2016 - 8:33 pm
  • Players wanted for trivia competition

    DIXON – Registration is open for the fourth annual Battle of the Brains Trivia Night on May 24 in the Post House Ballroom, 100 W. Second St.
    May 21, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Sauk students recognized for academic work

    DIXON – Sauk Valley College Foundation gave a $200 award to 10 Sauk Valley Community College Honors Program students.
    May 21, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Winners honored at academy art show

    STERLING – "You’re Late," a carved, stained-pine piece by Gracie Young, a Gragert Designs student and freshman at Rock Falls Township High School, was ...
    May 21, 2016 - 1:15 am


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