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  • Franklin Grove construction firm builds quite a resumé

    To think Kyle Stumpenhorst nearly ended up working in IT. Instead, he's built an award-winning building firm in Franklin Grove.
    NEW: Aug. 29, 2016 - 6:55 pm
  • Crews dig in to Rock Falls green space project

    Construction crews work on the Rock Falls riverfront Monday afternoon, near the Holiday Inn Express & Suites at 301 E. Second St.. The work is part of ...
    NEW: Aug. 29, 2016 - 6:55 pm
  • Dixon tollway ramp opens early

    DIXON – The eastbound Interstate 88 tollway ramp in Dixon has opened ahead of schedule.The Illinois ...
    NEW: Aug. 29, 2016 - 6:17 pm
  • Authorities respond to semi rollover in Lee County

    A semitractor-trailer lays in the ditch along Rock Island Road near the Nelson Road intersection Monday. The Lee County Sheriff's Department and Illin ...
    NEW: Aug. 29, 2016 - 6:14 pm
  • 'Vote-yes' committee training Wednesday in Dixon

    DIXON – Superintendent Margo Empen said many members of the school district’s staff and the community have asked her to let them know when they can he ...
    UPDATED: Aug. 29, 2016 - 6:34 pm
  • Driver's test assistance class Thursday in Sterling

    STERLING – A free Rules of the Road course will be offered from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Thursday at Whiteside County Senior Center, 1207 W. Ninth St.
    UPDATED: Aug. 29, 2016 - 6:22 pm
  • Lanark homicide trial less than a month away

    Both sides say they are ready to proceed with the homicide trial of a Freeport man accused of killing his wife in December.
    UPDATED: Aug. 29, 2016 - 6:40 pm
  • Woman injured in Lee County rollover; driver cited for DUI

    DIXON – An Eldena woman was hospitalized and an Eldena man cited for DUI in the wake of a rollover a ...
    UPDATED: Aug. 29, 2016 - 6:39 pm
  • Support groups, clubs and services

    Wednesday, Aug. 31Childhood immunization clinic; women, infants and children clinic; and family plan ...
    Aug. 29, 2016 - 3:36 pm
  • University of Illinois game time texting system rarely used

    CHAMPAIGN (AP) – Public records show that the University of Illinois athletic department’s program f ...
    Aug. 28, 2016 - 11:46 pm
  • Support groups, clubs and services

    Tuesday, Aug. 30Childhood immunization clinic; women, infants and children clinic; and family planni ...
    Aug. 28, 2016 - 11:42 pm
  • Mars crew says aloha to dome sweet dome

    HILO, Hawaii (AP) – Six scientists have completed a yearlong Mars simulation in Hawaii, where they l ...
    Aug. 28, 2016 - 11:40 pm
  • New corn disease found in Illinois field

    URBANA (AP) — University of Illinois researchers say a new type of corn disease has been found in no ...
    Aug. 28, 2016 - 11:35 pm
  • Illinois can't afford to take care of those in need

    Gov. Bruce Rauner on Friday used his veto powers on several bills aimed at increasing help for the s ...
    Aug. 28, 2016 - 11:34 pm
  • USS Illinois will go on active duty this fall

    An attack submarine sponsored by first lady Michelle Obama and named for her home state has been del ...
    Aug. 28, 2016 - 11:33 pm
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