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  • Protest over Chicago teen’s shooting ties up retail district

    CHICAGO (AP) – Hundreds of protesters blocked store entrances and shut down traffic in Chicago’s rit ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 7:26 pm
  • Super Bowl of shopping more like a scrimmage

    NEW YORK (AP) – The annual ritual of Black Friday, as we know it, is over.Gone are the throngs of fr ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 7:26 pm
  • Holiday letters wanted for troops

    MOUNT MORRIS – Earth Angels in Ogle County will accept letters and cards through Friday to send to military personnel for the holidays.
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 8:39 pm
  • New bridge club meeting in Dixon

    DIXON – The new Dixon Area Evening Bridge Club meets at 5:30 p.m. Mondays at Post House Community Center, 100 W. Second St. Games are open to any play ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 7:20 pm
  • Standoff ends with gunman at Planned Parenthood

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) – A gunman was arrested Friday hours after opening fire at a Colorado S ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 8:30 pm
  • Santa to visit Rock Falls library; other events on tap

    ROCK FALLS – A free soup supper followed by a free program on essential oils will be offered Wednesday at Rock Falls Public Library, 1007 Seventh Ave.
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 8:10 pm
  • Home of Hope volunteers writing patients’ life stories

    DIXON – There’s an unassuming white binder on the end table at Home of Hope Cancer Wellness Center. It’s a veritable treasure chest, the contents of w ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 8:32 pm
  • ‘Pageant’ ready for big stage in Polo

    Actors Brayden Blumhoff, Patrick Call, Reylee Katner, Vivian Lobdell, Autry Prior and Caleb Scott rehearse a scene from the Polo Area Community Theatr ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 8:33 pm
  • Audubon offers trip to Wisconsin conservatory

    FREEPORT – Northwest Illinois Audubon Society is offering a trip to Olbrich’s Bolz Conservatory in Madison, Wisconsin, on Dec. 5.
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 8:13 pm
  • Republicans first to seek state seats

    At the statewide and local levels, Republicans are making an early push for public office. Monday w ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 8:35 pm
  • Council will look at financing for land acquisitions

    ROCK FALLS – Now that the City Council has decided to buy land it hopes will spur development at the state Route 40 and I-88 exchange, it needs to iro ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 8:37 pm
  • Officials ID Rock Falls woman fatally burned in Tuesday fire

    ROCK FALLS – The woman who died of burn injuries suffered in a fire Tuesday that started when she fell asleep while smoking was identified Friday as R ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 8:38 pm
  • Rock Falls woman dies after mobile home fire

    ROCK FALLS – A 47-year-old woman has died after suffering burns in a fire at her mobile home Tuesday on U.S. Route 30.
    Nov. 26, 2015 - 11:27 pm
  • Police say student, 15, involved in bomb threat at West Carroll H.S.

    SAVANNA – A 15-year-old West Carroll High School student has been arrested and referred to juvenile court in connection with a bomb threat at the scho ...
    Nov. 26, 2015 - 9:11 pm
  • CGH goes bright and green for the holidays

    Visitors mingle in the CGH Medical Center Main Clinic atrium Tuesday night in Sterling after a "Healthy & Bright" holiday tree lighting ceremony which ...
    Nov. 26, 2015 - 10:18 pm
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