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  • Midnight magic in Morrison

    MORRISON – Creativity might be the sweetest ingredient at Matthew Henthorn’s Midnight Cake Shop.  Fo ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Food, games part of church’s fest

    POLO – The third annual Faith Festival will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Sept. 6 at Faith United Methodist Church’s parking lot, 702 E. Dixon St.
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Hampton author’s novel available

    Copies of “West Fork,” a novel by Tom McKay of Hampton, were donated to Sterling Public Library, 102 W. Third St., and Rock Falls Public Library, 1007 ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Area vocalist wins in Mendota

    MENDOTA – Sydney Friel of Sublette won first place Aug. 7 in the WGLC/Q Idol Contest at the Mendota Sweet Corn Festival.
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Sign-up open for safe driving instruction

    DIXON – An AARP driver safety class will be from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Oct. 8 and 9 at Lee County Council on Aging, 100 W. Second St.
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Walk registration accepted

    STERLING – The American Foundation For Suicide Prevention will have the Out of the Darkness Community Walk Oct. 11 at Sinnissippi Park, off Sinnissipp ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Vendors sought for fall craft day

    STERLING – Vendor and crafter applications to exhibit goods at the Bi-County Cooperative Foundation Fall Expo Nov. 1 can be submitted now.
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Crops, photography, sewing highlight fair

    MORRISON – The Whiteside County Fair was Aug. 12 through 17 at the fairgrounds in Morrison. Aug. 12 ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Vehicles can get clean at fundraiser

    DIXON – The Dixon Rural Firefighters’ Association will have a car wash from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 6 at the Dixon Rural Fire Department main station, ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • 100 years later, Verucchi’s still in restaurant business

    SPRING VALLEY – It has stayed “la famiglia” for 100 years: Verucchi’s Ristorante in Spring Valley opened in 1914 at 600 N. Greenwood St., where it rem ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Support Groups, Clubs, and Services

    TodayAlcoholics Anonymous, 9 a.m., closed, Big Book, United Methodist Church, 201 S. Chicago Ave., D ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Show benefits health services

    STERLING – A vendor, craft show, basket raffle, and bake sale fundraiser for the CGH Health Foundation will be from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday.
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Teen Turf program continues this year

    AMBOY – Teen Turf’s After School Program is for students in third grade and older at the Boehle Youth Center, 235 W. Main St.
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Sign-up open for city’s rummage sales

    ROCK FALLS – The Rock Falls Chamber of Commerce Fall Garage Sale Days will be Sept. 19-21 in Rock Falls and Sterling.
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Quilters to gather to see trunk show

    PRINCETON – Covered Bridge Quilters Guild will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday at Evangelical Covenant Church, 24 N. Main St.
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 1:15 am
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