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  • Sterling partners with nonprofit on demos

    STERLING – The city will use money from a state grant program to demolish two structures on its list of blighted properties.
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 9:45 pm
  • Dixon mayor broaches parks consolidation

    DIXON – Before, there were whispers. At Monday night's council meeting, Mayor Li Arellano Jr. turned up the volume on the possibility of the city and ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 9:40 pm
  • Terrorism suspect found fit for trial in Chicago

    CHICAGO (AP) – A court-ordered report has found that a 21-year-old suburban Chicago man facing terrorism charges is competent to stand trial, despite ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 9:38 pm
  • Illinois to unveil new ratings for schools, districts

    CHICAGO (AP) – Schools and school districts across Illinois will be subject to a rating system that ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 10:19 pm
  • Field of 34 for Dixon city manager

    DIXON – Dozens have applied to be Dixon’s first permanent city manager. Interviews will begin later this month.
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 9:39 am
  • Sauk, NIU will sign two agreements next week

    DIXON – Next week, Sauk Valley Community College will ink two separate agreements with Northern Illinois University.
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 9:15 pm
  • A new production for Sauk Valley theater groups

    STERLING – Three local schools are combining resources and staff to create a new way to bring plays to the public.
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 9:12 pm
  • Support Groups, Clubs, and Services

    Wednesday, Oct. 7Childhood immunization clinic; women, infants and children clinic; and family plann ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 6:34 pm
  • Publishing exec to lead Northeast Ohio Media Group

    CLEVELAND (AP) – A longtime publishing executive will become president of Northeast Ohio Media Group ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 6:33 pm
  • Deere says UAW members approve labor agreement

    MOLINE (AP) – Farm equipment manufacturer Deere & Co. says United Auto Workers members have approved ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 6:33 pm
  • United States, 11 Pacific Rim countries reach trade deal

    WASHINGTON (AP) – Having hammered out an ambitious trade deal with 11 Pacific Rim countries, the Obama administration now faces a potentially tougher ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 6:36 pm
  • Coast Guard: Missing ship sank, 1 body found, search goes on

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) – The captain of the 790-foot El Faro planned to bypass Hurricane Joaquin, but some kind of mechanical failure left the U.S. c ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 6:35 pm
  • South Carolina flood: Thousands without running water

    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) – After a week of steady rain, the showers tapered off Monday, and an inundated South Carolina turned to surveying a road system s ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 6:37 pm
  • Turkey vows to protect borders after Russian jet incursion

    ANKARA, Turkey (AP) – Turkey’s prime minister vowed Monday to take all necessary measures to protect ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 6:32 pm
  • Get your hoops while they're hot in the Sauk Valley

    Michael Wesley goes up for a layup in front of his sister, Michelle, on Monday afternoon while playing basketball Millwheel Park in Milledgeville. Hoo ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 9:12 pm
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