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  • 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
  • The Factory gears up for opening

    STERLING – The former Bullseye bar officially changed hands this past Monday, and after some renovation work, it will reopen this Monday with a new na ...
    March 20, 2015 - 9:23 pm
  • Bergner’s discounts to help Goodwil

    Bergner’s will accept clothing and household textiles including apparel, outerwear, shoes, handbags, blankets or comforters through March 28 through t ...
    March 14, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Dixon hospice joins Thrivent program

    DIXON – Home of Hope Cancer Wellness Center has been accepted into the Thrivent Financial Thrivent Choice Program.
    March 14, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Deadline extended for farmers

    AMBOY – Farmers have some important decisions to make as they adjust to operating in accordance with the 2014 farm bill.
    March 15, 2015 - 3:29 pm
  • Morrison's new chamber chief plants roots, reaches out

    MORRISON – Kimberly Ewoldsen has put her love for the community of Morrison to work. As the new exec ...
    March 13, 2015 - 12:36 pm
  • Business notebook: Boost Mobile grand opening Saturday in Dixon

    DIXON – Sauk Valley Cellular opened in Sterling last fall, and will have a sister store up and running in Dixon.
    March 13, 2015 - 12:33 pm
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