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  • Bi-County starts a new tradition

    STERLING – Kayley Crow never has been to prom. That changes this year. "I get to wear a dress for on ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 6:21 pm
  • Saying farewell to the Rock Falls chief

    ROCK FALLS – Ever since he was a boy growing up in Prophetstown, Rock Falls Police Chief Mike Kuelper knew he would grow up to wear a badge.
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 6:19 pm
  • BOP chief says prison funding on schedule

    As promised, the Bureau of Prisons will provide $58.7 million to activate Thomson prison this fiscal year, which will help keep the federal lockup’s o ...
    UPDATED: Feb. 26, 2015 - 9:09 pm
  • Eagles keep eyes on river in Sterling

    A young bald eagle looks over the Rock River on Thursday afternoon at Lawrence Park in Sterling. ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 5:44 pm
  • Locals improving after head-on crash

    MADISON, Wis. – A Madison hospital has upgraded the conditions of a mother and daughter who were injured in a head-on crash Monday just south of Monro ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 8:46 pm
  • Sheley arrives, arraigned in Missouri

    HILLSBORO, Mo. – Three-time convicted murderer Nicholas Sheley is in Missouri.Lt. Kevin Carle, comma ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 4:58 pm
  • New chiropractor opening in Prophetstown

    PROPHETSTOWN – Beginning next week, a new chiropractor will call Prophetstown home.Renew Chiropracti ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 4:23 pm
  • Top 5 things to do this weekend, Feb. 27-March 1

    Have some laughs at Arnie’sDEER GROVE – Comedian Tom Garland, who has been on HBO and performed in L ...
    UPDATED: Feb. 26, 2015 - 9:49 pm
  • Gowns for school dances available in Dixon

    DIXON – The Second Look prom and homecoming dress sale will be from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday in the basement at Immanuel Lutheran Church, 1013 Frankl ...
    UPDATED: Feb. 26, 2015 - 9:09 pm
  • Day Trip: Nature's sweetener attracts visitors to village

    NAPERVILLE – The sap will be on the rise at Naper Settlement in time for Maple Sugar Days. All it ta ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 2:11 pm
  • Movie, discussion Monday at hospice

    OREGON – “Louder than Words” will be shown from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Monday at Serenity Hospice & Home, 1658 state Route 2 S.
    UPDATED: Feb. 26, 2015 - 9:09 pm
  • Little League dinner Saturday

    ROCK FALLS – Rock Falls Little League will have a spaghetti supper and bake sale from 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the Eagles Club, 321 W. Second St.
    UPDATED: Feb. 26, 2015 - 9:09 pm
  • Dixon Park Board talks new hire, security cameras

    DIXON – Without a quorum at its monthly meeting Wednesday, the Dixon Park District Board discussed a few agenda items but couldn’t take votes.
    UPDATED: Feb. 26, 2015 - 9:42 pm
  • Farm equipment maker Deere foresees sharp sales drop

    MOLINE (AP) — The chairman and CEO of Deere & Co. says the agricultural equipment maker is preparing for the largest single-year sales drop in its 178 ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 12:08 pm
  • State veterans' department to honor Desert Storm soldiers

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) — The state Department of Veterans' Affairs will honor 14 Illinois soldiers who died in Operation Desert Storm during the first Gulf ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 12:04 pm
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