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  • Miss Amboy crowned as Depot Days gets rolling

    Miss Amboy contestants (from left) Karlee Doege, Maddie Gerdes, Allison Hicks, Abbi Vaessen and Allison Jones stand during introductions at the start ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 10:27 pm
  • Peoria priest removed for prior abuse allegations

    PEORIA (AP) – A central Illinois Catholic priest has been forced to step down from public ministry f ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 9:34 pm
  • Man pulled from court after spitting on judge

    BLOOMINGTON (AP) – A man suspected of multiple stabbings in central Illinois was removed from a cour ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 9:31 pm
  • People on drunkard list won't be able to buy booze

    AURORA (AP) – The police department in Illinois' second largest city is going to compile a "habitual ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 9:29 pm
  • Veterans home residents treated for Legionnaires' disease

    QUINCY (AP) – Illinois authorities say eight residents of the Illinois Veterans’ Home in Quincy have ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 9:25 pm
  • Pilots leave crops in the dust

    KANKAKEE (AP) – They make their living at 135 miles per hour, about 8 feet off the ground. And, they ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 9:28 pm
  • Youth group getting ready for Fiesta Days Parade

    Sierra Cassidy (left) and Victoria Dingman of Sterling, members of Giving Power to Adolescents, make signs for the Fiesta Days Parade, which will make ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 10:29 pm
  • Amboy police chief retiring

    AMBOY – Ever since he was a little kid growing up in Dixon, Paul Smith knew he wanted to be a cop.Af ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 10:28 pm
  • Sloan buys area Deere dealership

    FULTON – One of the largest John Deere dealerships in the world now has a presence in Fulton.Sloan I ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 10:50 pm
  • Sterling man faces sex abuse charges

    MORRISON – A 40-year-old Sterling man accused of assaulting a girl younger than 18 was arrested Thursday on two sex abuse charges, police said in a ne ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 10:47 pm
  • Driver's license course Thursday in Sterling

    STERLING – A Rules of the Road review course will be held from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Thursday at the Sterling Township office, 108 Fourth Ave., Suite 2.
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 9:20 pm
  • County Market launches shopping app

    QUINCY – Niemann Foods Inc. is bringing iBeacon technology to its County Market stores.The Quincy-ba ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 10:49 pm
  • Iowa's newest hops farm harvesting first crop

    SOLON, Iowa (AP) — Iowa's newest and largest hops farm is harvesting its first commercial crop that's already supplying local craft brewers around the ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 3:57 pm
  • Boys unleash a long shot for president: Bailey D. Dog

    CHICAGO – Running for president is so easy, even a dog can do it.Or at least the dog’s name can appe ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 4:05 pm
  • Support Groups, Clubs, and Services

    Saturday, Aug. 29Alcoholics Anonymous, 9 a.m., closed, Big Book, United Methodist Church, 201 S. Chi ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 4:10 pm
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