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  • Owner slots new facility in Rock Falls

    ROCK FALLS – Suzi’s Video Poker and Slots is coming to the city. The gambling establishment will be ...
    July 30, 2014 - 10:59 am
  • First Avenue Coin stays in the family

    ROCK FALLS – First Avenue Coin, 221 First Ave., is under new management.Sterling native Ed Gutierrez ...
    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 ...
    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 ...
    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.
    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 ...
    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 ...
    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.
    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 ...
    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
  • BorgWarner Co. earns recognition

    AUBURN HILLS, Mich. – BorgWarner Turbo Systems received an AutomotiveINNOVATIONS Award 2014 during a recent ceremony in Frankfurt, Germany.
    July 19, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Local consultant to pick up new vehicle

    DALLAS – Jamie ReVelle of Oregon, a Mary Kay independent sales director, will accept delivery of a new Chevy Cruze at Ken Nelson Auto in Dixon.
    July 19, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Funeral director recognized by piers

    DIXON – Richard W. Schilling of Preston-Schilling Funeral Home was honored by the Illinois Funeral Directors Association, as a 40-Year Licensee of fun ...
    July 19, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Phone company donates food

    DIXON – CenturyLink Inc. employees and area communities collected 666,204 pounds of food and $767,219 during the 2014 CenturyLink Backpack Buddies Fee ...
    July 19, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Family-owned print shop moves into bigger digs

    POLO – Marty and Christie Cox of Legacy Prints, in business in their home since 2000, have expanded into a 5,000-square-foot location at 607 S. Divisi ...
    July 19, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Brew and view moves in new direction

    STERLING – The Sterling Theater is undergoing a management change that officials hope will bring a more local flavor to the brew and view.
    July 19, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • New coffee shop grinding out the goodies

    Brooke Hepker and her mother, Angie Hepker, love being behind the counter whipping up cups of coffee.
    July 19, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Sterling property sold ... to the next bidder

    STERLING – The massive commercial building at 301 W. Third St. has yet another owner and name. Midwe ...
    July 19, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Technology helps reduce emissions

    AUBURN HILLS, Mich. – BorgWarner Co. supplies its innovative Pressure Sensor Glow Plug for Volkswagen’s all new diesel engines starting with the 1.4-l ...
    July 12, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Jobs help boost Hub City economy

    ROCHELLE – The city of Rochelle and the Greater Rochelle Economic Development Corp. announced that more than 600 new jobs have been created in Rochell ...
    July 12, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Health care center receives grant

    STERLING – Exceptional Care &Training Center has received a $7,395 Quality of Life grant award from the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation.
    July 12, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Pawn shop, seeking more traffic, sets up shop downtown

    STERLING – Big screen televisions. DVDs. Bicycles. Guitars. A pawn shop is a lot like a garage sale ...
    July 12, 2014 - 2:23 pm
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