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  • New documentary will look at Bowie's final years

    HBO has acquired the rights to the forthcoming documentary “David Bowie: The Last Five Years.”The fi ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 8:33 pm
  • Percussion-Palooza returns to Rock Falls

    ROCK FALLS – Percussion-Palooza returns Feb. 26, with the entertainment starting at noon at Rock Falls High School, 101 12th Ave.
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 9:45 am
  • Farmers market to celebrate Mardi Gras in Dixon

    DIXON – This Saturday, it won’t be hard to get a taste of the Big Easy.The Dixon Winter Farmers Mark ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 9:48 am
  • Sticky wings were worth the wait

    I told you in my column last week that I’d give you a recipe for wings. You didn’t think I would, d ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 8:31 am
  • Seven-time Grammy winner dies at 76

    LOS ANGELES — Al Jarreau, the legendary jazz artist and seven-time Grammy winner, died Sunday at age ...
    Feb. 12, 2017 - 9:53 pm
  • NBC's Bob Costas being replaced by Mike Tirico at Olympics

    NEW YORK (AP) – Mike Tirico is taking over from Bob Costas as the prime-time host of NBC’s Olympics ...
    Feb. 9, 2017 - 11:24 pm
  • Martin, Short team up for tour, just for laughs

    NEW YORK (AP) – Comedians Steve Martin and Martin Short are gearing up for a national tour, offering ...
    Feb. 9, 2017 - 11:24 pm
  • A lot on the calendar for this month's Second Saturdays in Dixon

    DIXON – Second Saturdays Art Happenings will return to downtown Dixon. Most of the happenings run through the evening at various venues between First ...
    Feb. 9, 2017 - 9:55 am
  • Historian will present 'Reopening Mississippi Burning' at Sauk

    DIXON – As part of Black History Month, there will be a free presentation of “Reopening Mississippi Burning,” by awarding-winning motivational speaker ...
    Feb. 8, 2017 - 11:09 pm
  • ‘CBS This Morning’s’ Charlie Rose to undergo heart valve replacement surgery

    “CBS This Morning” co-anchor Charlie Rose is scheduled to undergo heart valve replacement surgery to ...
    Feb. 8, 2017 - 8:23 pm
  • Snacks for your next gameday grubathon

    Sunday's Super Bowl was one to remember – and so was the food. SVM's Lucas Pauley shares some of the dishes he and his wife made for their friends and ...
    Feb. 8, 2017 - 9:35 am
  • Carol Burnett comedy gets pilot order from ABC

    Comedy queen Carol Burnett’s return to the small screen looks imminent now that ABC has ordered a pi ...
    Feb. 6, 2017 - 12:25 am
  • Movie review: ‘The Space Between Us’ veers off-course

    Call it “The Unspectacular Now.”“The Space Between Us” aims to be an epic story of young love on the ...
    Feb. 2, 2017 - 11:59 pm
  • MUSIC REVIEW: P.O.S. gets personal about physical ailment in 'Chill, Dummy' (Grade: A)

    P.O.S. is SVM editor Christopher Heimerman's favorite rapper. After an emergency transplant in 2014, the Twin Cities-based artist seems eager to discu ...
    Feb. 2, 2017 - 9:27 am
  • TV review: ‘Superior Donuts’ is already stale

    THE SERIES: “Superior Donuts”WHEN, WHERE: Previews 7:30 p.m. today on CBS before moving to its regul ...
    Feb. 1, 2017 - 11:08 pm
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