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  • Top 5 things to do this weekend, Dec. 19-21, 2014

    A Canterbury Christmas in Dixon DIXON – Canterbury Singers & Gaudete Brass Quintet will perform A Fe ...
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 2:45 pm
  • Sony cancels 'The Interview' Dec. 25 release

    NEW YORK (AP) – Under the threat of terrorist attacks from hackers and with the nation’s largest mul ...
    Dec. 17, 2014 - 9:59 pm
  • ‘Theory of Everything’ star Eddie Redmayne weds

    LOS ANGELES – Eddie Redmayne is celebrating more than his best-actor nominations this week. “The The ...
    Dec. 17, 2014 - 9:58 pm
  • Christian traveling family band to play at Fulton church

    FULTON – The Garms Family will perform at 7 p.m. Friday at Spring Valley Reformed Church, 10960 Spring Valley Road.
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 2:48 pm
  • ‘Sons of Anarchy’ bikes, clothes, gear up for auction

    The popular TV series “Sons of Anarchy” is now history.But fans can keep the show alive and own a pi ...
    Dec. 17, 2014 - 9:58 pm
  • Chicken pox keeps Jolie from promotions

    LOS ANGELES – Angelina Jolie is reluctantly calling in sick for “Unbroken” promotional duty.Universa ...
    Dec. 14, 2014 - 8:41 pm
  • Top 5 things to do this weekend, Dec. 12-14, 2014

    Venier headlines Second SaturdaysDIXON – Hometown singer-songwriter Gina Venier will perform at 8 p. ...
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 1:37 pm
  • Festival 56 show opens Friday

    PRINCETON – Festival 56 will wrap up its fall season with “There’s a Christmas Tree in Terminal C!” running Friday through Dec. 20.
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 9:19 pm
  • Clinton Symphony Orchestra to perform holiday favorites

    CLINTON, Iowa – Clinton Symphony Orchestra will perform holiday music at 7:30 p.m. Saturday in Vernon Cook Theater at Clinton High School, 817 S. Eigh ...
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 11:25 am
  • Gina Venier to play Saturday at Dixon Stage Left

    DIXON – Second Saturdays Art Happenings, which feature art, music and other cultural events, returns with events from 6 p.m. to midnight Saturday at v ...
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 9:32 pm
  • Hugh Hefner: Cosby allegations 'truly saddening'

    LOS ANGELES (AP) – Hugh Hefner says he “would never tolerate” the kind of abusive behavior Bill Cosb ...
    Dec. 7, 2014 - 8:54 pm
  • Top 5 things to do this weekend, Dec. 5-7, 2014

    'Tis the Seasonal Sights and Sounds STERLING – The annual Seasonal Sights and Sounds holiday events ...
    Dec. 4, 2014 - 1:40 pm
  • Seasonal Sights and Sounds returns

    STERLING – Seasonal Sights & Sounds kicks off today with a free community concert at 7 p.m. at The Big Red Church – First Congregational Church, 311 S ...
    Dec. 4, 2014 - 10:52 am
  • Witherspoon loses her vanity and herself in ‘Wild’

    Reese Witherspoon finds a role worthy of her in “Wild,” playing a woman who hikes her way out of a t ...
    Dec. 3, 2014 - 10:56 pm
  • ‘Finding Christmas!’ performance added

    PRINCETON – With so few tickets left, opening night quickly approaching and a sold-out Sunday matinee, the 2014 Prairie Arts Council holiday musical e ...
    Dec. 3, 2014 - 10:56 pm
  • Sauk set to present musical at Centennial Auditorium

    STERLING – Sauk Valley Community College will present the musical “Meet Me in St. Louis” at 7 p.m. today, Friday and Saturday, and at 2 p.m. Sunday at ...
    Dec. 3, 2014 - 10:56 pm
  • Luke Bryan cancels CMT appearance

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Country star Luke Bryan canceled a scheduled appearance at the “CMT Artists ...
    Dec. 3, 2014 - 2:24 pm
  • Top 5 things to do this weekend, Nov. 28-30, 2014

    Holiday festivities in ProphetstownPROPHETSTOWN – Saturday will be a day full of holiday events, cul ...
    Nov. 27, 2014 - 9:35 pm
  • Circa ’21 presents ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas’

    ROCK ISLAND – While evening audiences are currently delighting to the joys of Irving Berlin’s “White Christmas,” the Circa ’21 Dinner Playhouse is set ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 4:21 pm
  • Festival 56 fall season continues with ‘Rounding Third’

    PRINCETON – The Festival 56 fall season continues today with the opening of “Rounding Third.”“Roundi ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 4:20 pm
  • Annual Christmas Walk in Amboy offers family fun

    AMBOY – Santa will arrive by fire truck and kick off the annual Chamber Christmas Walk at noon Sunday in downtown Amboy. The festivities will continue ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 4:20 pm
  • Great Snowball Drop returns to Dixon

    DIXON – The 26th annual Christmas Walk will make its return from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Dec. 5 in downtown Dixon.
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 4:19 pm
  • 875 hours of holiday programming on TV last year

    NEW YORK (AP) — If it's anything like last year, television viewers won't have to look very hard for holiday-themed programming.
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 3:49 pm
  • Bill Weir's new CNN series to begin in 2015

    NEW YORK (AP) – Bill Weir’s new series on CNN will entail a lot of travel.CNN said Monday the former ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 10:12 pm
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