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  • Ronald E. ‘Ron’ Stephens

    GOLDEN, Colorado – Ronald E. “Ron” Stephens, 77, of Golden, passed away Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015, due to cancer.
    March 27, 2015 - 6:20 pm
  • Agnes C. Clemons

    LAFAYETTE, Indiana – Agnes C. Clemons, 70, of Lafayette, formerly of Paw Paw, passed away Sunday, March 22, 2015, at the home she shared with her daug ...
    March 27, 2015 - 6:20 pm
  • Virginia R. Hipple

    SULLIVAN – Virginia R. Hipple, 90, of Sullivan, formerly of Dixon, died Wednesday, March 25, 2015.Jo ...
    March 27, 2015 - 6:20 pm
  • Robert H. Weedman

    ROCK FALLS – Robert H. Weedman, 88, of Rock Falls, died Friday, March 27, 2015, at the Illinois Veterans Home at Quincy.
    March 27, 2015 - 6:20 pm
  • Mary C. Zink

    FREEPORT – Mary C. Zink, 48, of Freeport, died Thursday, March 26, 2015, at her home.Law-Jones Funer ...
    March 27, 2015 - 6:20 pm
  • Nancy M. Blair

    LANARK – Nancy M. Blair, 83, of Lanark, passed away Sunday, March 22, 2015, at her home.She was born ...
    March 27, 2015 - 6:20 pm
  • Jerry Lacina

    STERLING – Jerry Lacina, 71, of Sterling, died Tuesday, March 24, 2015, at Sauk Valley Senior Living and Rehabilitation in Rock Falls. He was a correc ...
    March 26, 2015 - 9:51 pm
  • Felicia E. Morris

    DIXON – Felicia E. Morris, 31, of Dixon, formerly of Franklin Grove, passed away Tuesday, March 24, 2015, at her home.
    March 26, 2015 - 9:51 pm
  • Beverly S. 'Bev' Digman

    PLATTEVILLE, Wis. – Beverly S. “Bev” Digman, 78, of Platteville, died Wednesday, March 25, 2015, at home, from complications from arthritis and Alzhei ...
    March 26, 2015 - 9:51 pm
  • Agnes M. 'Dolly' Bart

    DIXON – Agnes M. "Dolly" Bart, 83, of Dixon, died Wednesday, March 25, 2015, at Dixon Rehabilitation and Health Care Center. 
    March 26, 2015 - 9:51 pm
  • Dukes down Warriors, 56-43

    The Dixon Dukes built a lead it never relinquished in a 56-43 win over the Sterling Golden Warriors.
    Jan. 19, 2015 - 9:34 am
  • Grants available for nonprofit groups

    NAPERVILLE – The Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation, the charitable arm of Delta Dental of Illinois, is accepting applications for its annual Wisdom ...
    March 28, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Magazine ranks Rockford hospital

    ROCKFORD – Becker’s Healthcare, a national industry magazine, has included SwedishAmerican in the 2015 edition of its “150 Great Places to Work in Hea ...
    March 28, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Race proceeds helps program

    Susan G. Komen Quad Cities has announced it will support Quad-City-area breast health programs for women in the eight county, bi-state service area wi ...
    March 28, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Millions raised for local organizations

    Bergner’s has raised more than $4.3 million for local nonprofit organizations and the American Heart Association through its semi-annual Community Day ...
    March 28, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Tourism director to attend training

    Timothy Wilson, Rock Falls Tourism executive director, has been awarded a scholarship to attend the Midwest Community Development Institute in August ...
    March 21, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Thrivent Financial named to list

    MINNEAPOLIS – Thrivent Financial has been recognized by the Ethisphere Institute as a 2014 World's Most Ethical Company.
    March 21, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • County assessment released

    Whiteside County has been issued a final property assessment equalization factor of 1.0000, according to Constance Beard, Illinois Department of Reven ...
    March 21, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Variety show, ventriloquist to appear at fundraiser

    The Whiteside County Senior Center's annual fundraising concert will be at 2 p.m. April 26 at Centennial Auditorium at Sterling High School, 1608 Four ...
    March 21, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • United Way program funds available

    Whiteside County has been chosen to receive $35,855.00 to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the county.
    March 21, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Freeport fixture makes his passion profitable

    FREEPORT – Napa Valley Salvage Co. owner Bobby Shellenberger is always looking to get the name of hi ...
    March 20, 2015 - 9:21 pm
  • Eagle numbers down around area rivers

    APPLE RIVER – The Eagle Nature Foundation has released the results of its 55th annual Midwinter Bald Eagle County.
    March 28, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Boosters to benefit from competition

    LA MOILLE – A trivia night competition to raise money for the La Moille and Ohio athletic boosters will be April 18 at the La Moille Lions Club, 308 H ...
    March 28, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Memorial service sign-ups now open

    STERLING – Hospice of the Rock River Valley will have a memorial service in honor of those who have died during the past year.
    March 28, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • New books land at Dixon library

    DIXON – New books have arrived at Dixon Public Library, 221 S. Hennepin Ave.They are:Fiction: "A Tou ...
    March 28, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Support Groups, Clubs, and Services

    Today American Red Cross blood drive, 7-11 a.m., 112 W. Second St., Rock Falls. Appointment: 815-625 ...
    March 28, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Birdseed benefit set for foundation

    APPLE RIVER – Orders with payment for Eagle Nature Foundation’s annual spring birdseed sale are due by April 4, and must be postmarked before Wednesda ...
    March 28, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Family dance starts at 7 p.m.

    MORRISON – “Come Fly With Me” is the theme of the ninth annual Father Daughter Dance April 10 at St. Mary Parish Hall, 13220 Garden Plain Road.
    March 28, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Rock River Gardens

    STERLING – A community Easter egg hunt will be at 2 p.m. April 4 on the lawn at Rock River Gardens, 3601 16th Ave.
    March 28, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Psychologist will speak on autism

    DIXON – Tim Wahlberg, Geneva author and psychologist, will conduct a Finding the Gray: Autism Seminar from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 29 at the Dixon E ...
    March 28, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Bylaws focus of next meeting

    FRANKLIN GROVE – The General Federation of Women’s Clubs Franklin Grove Woman’s Club will meet at 7 p.m. April 6 at the Woman’s Club Community Buildin ...
    March 28, 2015 - 1:15 am

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