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  • Polo’s Student of the Month

    Casandra Kurschner, 17, of Polo, is Polo Community High School’s April Student of the Month. She is the daughter of Todd Kurschner and Reanne and Wes ...
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Firehouse open house on Labor Day

    ROCK FALLS – Firehouse Ministries Fire Museum will have an open house from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 1 at 403 W. Second St.
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Bands wanted for Toys for Tots

    ROCK FALLS – Area bands are needed to perform at a Sept. 28 fundraiser for Toys for Tots at the Whiskey Barrel, 305 W. Second St.
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Presentation on hypnosis at hotel

    DIXON – Leslie Reynolds, a clinical hypnotherapist, will present an hypnosis seminar at 7 p.m. Sept. 3 at the Comfort Inn, 136 Plaza Drive.
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Back-to-school safety needed

    POLO – Drivers are reminded by the Polo Police Department that school has begun in Polo.The Polo Sch ...
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Donors needed for area blood drive

    POLO – The Rock River Valley Blood Mobile will accept donations from 1 to 6 p.m. Monday at Polo Public Library, 302 W. Mason St.
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Support Groups, Clubs, and Services

    TodayAlcoholics Anonymous, 9 a.m., closed, Big Book, United Methodist Church, 201 E. Chicago Ave., D ...
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Sign-up open for spelling contest

    DIXON – A free spelling bee for all ages is planned for 1 p.m. Sept. 10 at Lee County Council on Aging, 100 W. Second St.
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Scholarship run sign-up accepted

    THOMSON – The 20th annual Min’s Mississippi Walk, Run will be at 8 a.m. Aug. 30 on West Main Street, past the Thomson Causeway campground.
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Aging issues to be discussed

    STERLING – A free discussion and demonstration on natural aging will be from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at Whiteside County Senior Center, 1207 W. ...
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Music concert planned in Fulton

    FULTON – A request night performance will be at 6:30 p.m. Sunday at Spring Valley Reformed Church, 10960 Spring Valley Road.
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Marriage program set for September

    PORT BYRON – A marriage enrichment seminar will be from 9 a.m. to noon Sept. 20 at Countryside Christian Church, 3817 230th St. North.
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • STERLING – A rummage sale will be from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 6 at First Christian Church of Sterling, 3400 Sixth Ave. Baked goods also will be sold. For more information, call the church at 815-625-6851.

    STERLING – A rummage sale will be from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 6 at First Christian Church of Sterling, 3400 Sixth Ave.
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • 4-H’ers do well at livestock auction

    OREGON – Proceeds from the Ogle County Blue Ribbon Livestock Auction during the Ogle County Fair, July 30 to Aug. 3 in Oregon, totaled $137,940.88.
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Military briefs

    Army Pvt. Trevor Peters has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.Duri ...
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 1:15 am
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