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  • Campaign donation limits lifted in Illinois governor's race

    CHICAGO (AP) – Democratic businessman Chris Kennedy’s roughly $250,000 donation to his own campaign ...
    March 27, 2017 - 11:08 pm
  • Universal state license plate stalled

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) – Two years after Illinois adopted a universal specialty license plate, it still ha ...
    March 27, 2017 - 11:19 pm
  • Illinois governor wants OK from legislature on I-55 project

    CHICAGO (AP) – Gov. Bruce Rauner is asking the Illinois Legislature to allow work to start on Inters ...
    March 27, 2017 - 11:01 pm
  • Whiteside County widow sues deputy in fatal collision with motorcyclist

    The widow of the motorcyclist killed in a crash with a Whiteside County Sheriff's Department squad car is suing the county and the deputy involved.
    March 27, 2017 - 11:16 pm
  • Meet-and-greets are an important part of public service

    What's going on in Dixon? Local officials are starting up their own community "office hours" for the public to stop by and chat.
    March 27, 2017 - 11:17 pm
  • A Plan B for Lawrence building taking shape

    After years of failing to get an assessment grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the city is putting together a Plan B.
    March 27, 2017 - 11:12 pm
  • APRIL 4 ELECTION: 3 candidates compete for 2 seats on Dixon City Council

    DIXON – Three candidates with similar goals for the city will compete for two council spots in next ...
    March 27, 2017 - 11:15 pm
  • So this is what a park is like!

    Sadie Baxter (left), 10, and Kaytlyn Miller, 12, try to calm down a rambunctious Harley, a 4-month old pitbull, on Monday as the three play in E.C. Sm ...
    March 27, 2017 - 9:35 pm
  • Sauk's multicraft program gears up for more training

    The Multicraft program is growing. In the fall, Sauk Valley Community College will begin offering machining and CNC courses through the Whiteside Area ...
    March 27, 2017 - 11:12 pm
  • Danish orphan opts to remain in his homeland

    A local family is trying to decide what to do with money raised to help them bring an orphaned Danish foreign exchange student back to the United Sta ...
    March 27, 2017 - 9:55 pm
  • Sterling candidates forum Tuesday

    STERLING – A forum featuring candidates for Sterling City Council, Park District, township supervisor, and township trustee begins at 6:30 p.m. today ...
    March 27, 2017 - 9:59 pm
  • Support groups, clubs and services

    Wednesday, March 29Childhood immunization clinic; women, infants and children clinic; and family pla ...
    March 27, 2017 - 3:13 pm
  • Vacant Illinois agency jobs could move to Springfield area

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) – Illinois agencies under Gov. Bruce Rauner have been told to decide whether vacant ...
    March 26, 2017 - 10:49 pm
  • Bustos: Repeal defeat a 'massive victory' for Americans

    ROCKFORD — Alisha Levine was at the hospital Friday afternoon awaiting surgery related to a recent miscarriage when U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan annou ...
    March 26, 2017 - 11:24 pm
  • Illinois GOP lawmakers say the fight to fix Obamacare isn't over

    After the stunning collapse Friday of the Republican health care overhaul, members of Illinois' GOP ...
    March 26, 2017 - 10:48 pm
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