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  • Bistro brings French flair to downtown Dixon

    DIXON – Avez-vous faim? Well, there’s a brand new downtown restaurant with a French flair that can ease your hunger pangs, and it’s worth stepping aro ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 11:00 am
  • rtwork wanted for scholarship contest

    ROCK FALLS – Children up to 13 years can enter the “Color for College” scholarship contest from The Cellular Connection, a Verizon wireless retailer, ...
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Employer services help available

    STERLING – North Central Illinois Works workNet Center will host an open house and employer forum from 9 a.m. to noon Wednesday at the NCI Works One-S ...
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Donaldson buys gas turbine company

    MINNEAPOLIS – Donaldson Co. Inc. announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Donaldson Europe BVBA – UAE Branch, has entered into an agreement to acqu ...
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Ogle County teens sought for group

    OREGON – The Ogle County Health Department has been selected to receive money for REALITY Illinois, an anti-tobacco movement created by and for teens ...
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Electronics Recycling Event

    The Ogle County Solid Waste Management Department, in partnership with the Lee County Office of Solid Waste Management and Secure Recycling Services, ...
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • RE/MAX realtors named to list

    CHICAGO – RE/MAX associates in northern Illinois held a dominant position among state brokers ranked among this year’s “America’s Best Real Estate Age ...
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Doh! New pretzel restaurant coming to Sterling

    STERLING – We kid you knot: Didoughs Twisted Pretzel Co. is coming to Northland Mall. Depending on h ...
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • A genteel retirement in Prophetstown

    PROPHETSTOWN – When Les and Ann Wilson were talking about what they were going to do when they retired, they focused on what they love: buying antique ...
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Car dealership, tow service opens in Prophetstown

    PROPHETSTOWN – There’s a new wheeler-dealer in town. RK Auto Sales opened in May, bringing new life ...
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Fun, funky and one-of-a-kind

    DIXON – Fun and funky jewelry. Bling-bedazzled apparel. Statement pieces for the home. Candles. Soaps. Pottery.
    Aug. 16, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Grants available for classrooms

    AMBOY – Teachers who actively instruct students from preschool through high school in Lee County can apply for grants from the Lee County Farm Bureau ...
    Aug. 16, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Teachers can get help from program

    STERLING – Area teachers can apply for a portion of $1 million from U.S. Cellular’s Calling All Teachers Program for classroom projects.
    Aug. 16, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Dixon resident joins Kidder staff

    STERLING – Denise Deter of Dixon recently became a music education specialist at Kidder Music in Sterling.
    Aug. 16, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Food service sanitation class

    SPRING VALLEY – A food service sanitation manager certification course will be Aug. 23 and Aug. 30 at St. Margaret Hospital, 600 E. First St.
    Aug. 16, 2014 - 1:15 am

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