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  • Wildman wows judges again at Phidian Art Show

    For the second year in a row, Dixon artist Jon Wildman took home the Myrtle Walgreen Best of Show Award at the 68th Annual Phidian Art Show. Judges Ch ...
    March 31, 2015 - 10:57 pm
  • Monsanto donates $4M to effort to save monarch butterflies

    ST. LOUIS (AP) – Agribusiness Monsanto Co., whose popular weed killer Roundup has been partly blamed ...
    March 31, 2015 - 10:50 pm
  • USDA: Record soybean acres expected, corn acres to drop

    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – Farmers are expected to plant a record number of soybean acres this year, bu ...
    March 31, 2015 - 10:49 pm
  • Black Hawk repairs on hold in Oregon

    OREGON – Spring might be unfolding, but a well-known landmark remains encased in its protective "winter coat."
    March 31, 2015 - 11:01 pm
  • Open house for new Ogle County Public Safety Complex

    OREGON – An open house from 3 to 6 p.m. April 8 will show off the new $4.1 million Ogle County Public Safety Complex, 202 and 208 S. First St.
    March 31, 2015 - 10:57 pm
  • Fire lane parking ongoing problem in Sterling, Rock Falls

    The fire departments in Sterling and Rock Falls have repeatedly tried to get the word out, but motorists aren't getting the message.
    March 31, 2015 - 11:04 pm
  • Morrison anxiously awaits state funding cuts

    MORRISON – With budget talks wrapping up in Morrison, the city remains cautious about what’s being included in the spending plan.
    March 31, 2015 - 10:59 pm
  • New school board to deal with buildings, contract talks

    DIXON – Whoever is elected to the Dixon School Board next week will be part of a seven-member board that will face some tough challenges.
    March 31, 2015 - 10:58 pm
  • City presents balanced budget to finance committee

    ROCK FALLS – A balanced budget will be presented to the city council at its next meeting with a notable caveat.
    March 31, 2015 - 10:57 pm
  • Write-ins dominate Park Board election in Dixon

    DIXON – What began as a relatively quiet race in Dixon has turned into one of the city’s most crowded races – and to some, one of the most interesting ...
    March 31, 2015 - 10:55 pm
  • Volunteers help Share the Spirt with students in Sterling

    Allyson Burger runs in her new shoes Tuesday at Payless in Sterling. Burger was one of the Franklin Elementary Students who received new shoes from Pa ...
    March 31, 2015 - 10:44 pm
  • Support Groups, Clubs, and Services

    Thursday, April 2Childhood immunization clinic; women, infants and children clinic; and family plann ...
    March 31, 2015 - 9:52 pm
  • Religious freedom laws not used against gays in the past

    NEW YORK (AP) – Religious freedom laws like the one causing an uproar in Indiana have never been suc ...
    March 31, 2015 - 9:52 pm
  • Imfeld: 'I love working and helping others'

    I am Sarah Imfeld, daughter of Dixie and Ed Miller, and was born and raised here in Dixon. In school, I was involved in many activities, including var ...
    March 31, 2015 - 9:51 pm
  • Madigan announces Illinois anti-sexual assault effort

    CHICAGO – The Illinois attorney general and the Cook County state’s attorney on Tuesday announced a ...
    March 31, 2015 - 9:51 pm
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