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  • Ugly roots, beautiful taste

    It’s easy to root for root vegetables. They are the underdogs of the culinary world, the downtrodde ...
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 12:20 am
  • What's brewin' for Thanksgiving? Beer with 'tripel' the punch

    At this face-filling, belly-busting time of year, we like to list five or so beer styles that pair e ...
    Nov. 22, 2016 - 7:34 pm
  • Everything's better with bacon – including Thanksgiving

    Yipes, how I hated Thanksgiving and Christmas as a kid. Well, the dinners, anyway: As if the marshma ...
    Nov. 16, 2016 - 10:17 am
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    Reader Poll

    Rock Falls is considering a ban on leaf burning. Should the city finally take that step?
    Yes. Sterling and Dixon have had bans for years. It’s time for Rock Falls to impose a ban.
    No. It would be too great a burden for homeowners to dispose of fallen leaves in other ways.
    Not sure
    No opinion