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  • Plant provides home for many local creatures

    DIXON – Little bluestem Schizachryrium scoparium is the most common native prairie grass in the U.S. It grows in 46 of our 50 states. The four Pacific ...
    July 1, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Oil recycling day planned

    OREGON – The Ogle County Solid Waste Management Department, in cooperation with the Illinois Recovery Group in Braceville, will have an oil and anti-f ...
    July 1, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Feeding damaged wheat to livestock

    URBANA –Wet growing conditions in the Midwest have opened the door for several challenges in the 2015 wheat crop.
    July 1, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Spots open for SVCC AmeriCorps

    DIXON – Applications are being accepted for the fall semester ABC AmeriCorps at Sauk Valley Community College, 173 state Route 2.
    July 1, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Donations sought for benefit sale

    MOUNT MORRIS – Mount Morris Loaves and Fish food pantry is accepting donations for a yard sale to be Sept. 4 and 5 in the Friendship Hall at Mount Mor ...
    July 1, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Local arts academy launches annual campaign

    STERLING – Woodlawn Arts Academy's annual appeal for 2015, 10 Years of Growth in Artistic Opportunities, is underway.
    July 1, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Support Groups, Clubs, and Services

    Saturday, Aug. 1Alcoholics Anonymous, 9 a.m., closed, Big Book, United Methodist Church, 201 E. Chic ...
    July 1, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Area students receive VietNow scholarships

    DIXON – Rock River Valley VietNow awarded scholarships for 2015-16 to three Sauk Valley students during the group's July meeting.
    July 1, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Hospice’s movie deals with grief

    OREGON – Serenity Hospice & Home’s Movie and Discussion Night will be from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Monday at the home, 1658 S. state Route 2.
    July 1, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Chautauqua festival approaches in Franklin Grove

    FRANKLIN GROVE – The Franklin Grove Creek and Preservation Corp. will revive a 100-year-old tradition with a Singing Bird Chautauqua Aug. 15 and 16 at ...
    July 1, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Run planned to help Kenyan children's center

    ROCK FALLS – Lift Up Africa will have fundraiser 5K and 2K fun run to raise money for Hanomi Children's Centre in Nairobi, Kenya.
    July 1, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Registrants wanted for arts academy fun run

    STERLING – Woodlawn Arts Academy, 3807 Woodlawn Road, will have its second Roy G. Biv Fun Run Friday on the back lawn.
    July 1, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Money available from programs

    FREEPORT – FHN has scholarships for students pursuing careers in health care.The Healthcare Career S ...
    July 1, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Entries wanted for annual art festival

    GRAND DETOUR – Artists from across the Midwest will gather for the 67th annual Grand Detour Arts Festival Sept. 13 at the John Deere Historic Site, 83 ...
    July 1, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Spaces still open for Colorado trip

    MOUNT MORRIS – Mount Morris Senior Center, 9 E. Front St., has seats available for a 9-day, 8-night trip Aug. 22-30.
    July 1, 2015 - 1:15 am
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