• Day Trip: Flight takes wing

    The Prairie Aviation Museum in Bloomington came into existence 30 years ago. Its collection includes seven planes and three helicopters.
    April 17, 2014 - 8:59 pm
  • Support Groups, Clubs, and Services

    Saturday, April 19Alcoholics Anonymous, 9 a.m., closed, Big Book, United Methodist Church, 201 E. Ch ...
    April 17, 2014 - 8:56 pm
  • New anti-drug task force working in Dixon

    DIXON – Four months after the Dixon Police Department launched a pilot street crimes division, the results are in, and it’s here to stay.
    April 17, 2014 - 8:53 pm
  • Out Here: The Great Doughnut Debate in Lee County

    We cover a lot of public boards and commissions in the area. They all have traditions. Some are char ...
    April 17, 2014 - 9:00 pm
  • Village found in violation of meetings act

    LYNDON – The attorney general's office has found that Lyndon's board of trustees broke the Open Meetings Act – a violation the village had already ack ...
    April 17, 2014 - 8:52 pm
  • State representative: Vote on tax hike likely coming

    SPRINGFIELD – A member of House Speaker Mike Madigan’s leadership team says there will be a vote to raise taxes before the Legislature adjourns this s ...
    April 17, 2014 - 8:57 pm
  • Area gets money for projects

    Whiteside, Lee and Ogle counties will benefit from state road projects, according to a news release from Gov. Pat Quinn's office.
    April 17, 2014 - 8:53 pm
  • Elderly bank robber sentenced to prison

    An elderly career criminal who told police he’d robbed a Niles bank because he wanted to go back “ho ...
    April 17, 2014 - 8:57 pm
  • Firefighter pleads not guilty

    STERLING – A Sterling firefighter accused of sexually abusing a girl has pleaded not guilty. According to court documents, Philip D. Johannsen fondled ...
    April 17, 2014 - 9:01 pm
  • Teen Turf chips in at rehab center

    Teen Turf, an after-school program in Amboy visited the Amboy Rehabilitation Center on Thursday afternoon to help prepare Easter eggs for the resident ...
    April 17, 2014 - 9:02 pm
  • Sign-ups sought for retired teachers meeting

    STERLING – Registration is due by Wednesday for the May meeting of Rock River Valley IEA Retired, set for May 1 at the Wagon Wheel, 1711 W. Fourth St.
    April 17, 2014 - 8:52 pm
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    April 18, 2014 - 1:07 am
  • Underage drinking talk set for Thursday

    OREGON – Lutheran Social Services of Illinois will present a meeting on prevention and reduction of underage drinking Thursday at the Nash Recreation ...
    April 17, 2014 - 8:52 pm
  • Top 5 things to do this weekend

    Egg hunt in DixonDIXON – Walmart and the Dixon Park District present an Easter egg hunt at 1 p.m. Sa ...
    April 17, 2014 - 8:52 pm
  • Participation up at Sauk Career Fair

    DIXON – Charlene Lampert doesn't find the local job market particularly robust these days, but then her frame of reference is limited.
    April 17, 2014 - 8:53 pm

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