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  • Tennis: Meyer always on the go at Hubbs Classic

    Avery Meyer may live in Harmon, but Page Park in Dixon can be considered her home away from home this week.
    July 29, 2015 - 10:55 pm
  • Ogle County Fair starts pulling its weight

    Kassie Kingery of Shannon pulls with a 1953 Farmall Super H tractor during the antique tractor pulls Wednesday evening at the Ogle County Fair near Or ...
    July 29, 2015 - 9:52 pm
  • Support Groups, Clubs, and Services

    Friday, July 31Childhood immunization clinic; women, infants and children clinic; and family plannin ...
    July 29, 2015 - 9:31 pm
  • Art show coming to senior housing complex

    STERLING – The public is invited to a 1-day art show highlighting the works of residents and employees of Consecra Housing Network’s Greencastle of St ...
    July 29, 2015 - 9:30 pm
  • Grant frozen, but Rock Falls green space project moves ahead

    ROCK FALLS – The city’s planned green space project in the RB&W District has taken a few hits, but work continues to bring it to fruition.
    July 29, 2015 - 9:22 pm
  • Rep. Demmer named Edgar Fellow

    DIXON – One of 40 “emerging Illinois leaders,” recognized by way of the annual Gov. Jim Edgar Fellows Class announcement, is Dixon’s own.
    July 29, 2015 - 9:23 pm
  • Silver lining for Whiteside County mental health agencies

    MORRISON – Tuesday night, in the face of a potentially devastating lack of funding from the state, Whiteside County's mental health agencies got a sli ...
    July 29, 2015 - 10:16 pm
  • Mount Morris may name band shell after nonagenarian band leader

    MOUNT MORRIS – The downtown band shell soon might have a name.Andy Eckardt asked the village board T ...
    July 29, 2015 - 7:58 pm
  • RSVPs needed for Lee County United Way campaign kick-off luncheon

    DIXON – The United Way of Lee County is gearing for its 2015 campaign.The kick-off luncheon will be ...
    July 29, 2015 - 7:59 pm
  • $3.1 million in Rock Falls District 13 infrastructure projects in full swing

    ROCK FALLS – The Rock Falls Elementary School District will look and feel a lot different this year.
    July 29, 2015 - 9:24 pm
  • Meeting Kevin Marx, new Dixon councilman

    As if the City Council's makeup wasn't unique enough – five new members tackling a new style of government – along comes Kevin Marx.
    July 29, 2015 - 9:19 pm
  • Venier stays committed to original music

    DIXON – Over the last few years, and especially after her run on “American Idol,” the Sauk Valley has become pretty well-acquainted with local enterta ...
    July 29, 2015 - 9:21 pm
  • Chadwick, local youth group nominated for statewide award

    CHADWICK – The village and a local youth group are leading nominees in a statewide contest to showcase innovative community involvement, breakthrough ...
    July 29, 2015 - 2:55 pm
  • Peoria moves to ban medical marijuana for county workers

    PEORIA (AP) — One central Illinois county is a step closer to keeping its ban on employee use of marijuana, including for medicinal purposes.
    July 29, 2015 - 1:46 pm
  • Rauner signs bill to allow hiring preference for veterans

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) — Private employers in Illinois can now give preference to veterans when hiring new workers.
    July 29, 2015 - 1:45 pm
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