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  • Rockford man faces Lee County murder charge

    ROCKFORD – A man already facing a first-degree murder charge for a Rockford killing now faces a murder charge in a Lee County death as well.
    July 22, 2014 - 2:35 pm
  • Sheriff tickets Amboy woman in fatal crash

    DIXON – The driver of a Kreider Services van that collided with a motorcycle, killing its driver, was charged with failure to yield at a stop intersec ...
    July 22, 2014 - 10:08 pm
  • Support Groups, Clubs, and Services

    Wednesday, July 23Childhood immunization clinic; women, infants and children clinic; and family plan ...
    July 22, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Teachers, support staff get contracts in Sterling

    STERLING – The Sterling School District has approved 2-year contracts with teachers and support staff.
    July 22, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Water test Friday near Donaldson

    DIXON – Fire pump flow will be tested Friday at Donaldson Co., 815 Progress Drive, which may cause rusty water periodically in the area that day.
    July 22, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Man, 47, trapped under tractor, dies

    GENEVA TOWNSHIP (AP) – The Kane County sheriff says an Elgin man has died after he was trapped under ...
    July 22, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Regional Education Office consolidation not easy

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) – With 11 months to go until deadline, Illinois officials are still working out the ...
    July 22, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Rue 21 opening Thursday at Northland Mall

    STERLING – The new Rue 21 at Northland Mall will have its grand opening Thursday.The discount fashio ...
    July 22, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • McDonald’s, KFC in China face new scandal

    BEIJING (AP) – McDonald’s and KFC in China faced a new food safety scare Monday after a Shanghai tel ...
    July 22, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Mayor holds meeting on city violence

    CHICAGO (AP) – Three days after a bullet fired on the a city street pierced a wall and killed an 11- ...
    July 22, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Rauner keeps up push for Illinois term limits

    CHICAGO (AP) – Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner kept up his drumbeat for Illinois ter ...
    July 22, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • The cool kids are in Dixon

    Jayla Yardley, 5, rests on the side of the family’s new pool as her brother, Hunter, 3, splashes through the water Monday at their Dixon home. The tem ...
    July 22, 2014 - 10:57 am
  • Groups cobble together to husk cobs of corn

    Students from B.L.I.N.D. groups at Sterling, Rock Falls and Newman high schools helped the Rock Falls Rotary husk corn Monday at Poci's Market for the ...
    July 22, 2014 - 12:14 pm
  • Revised employee handbook presented to Dixon City Council

    DIXON – The City Council could approve a completely new employee handbook in August. A copy of the e ...
    July 22, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • City wraps up first phase of IGIG project in Sterling

    STERLING – In September, the city learned it was to receive largest IEPA green space grant award ever given to a municipality.
    July 22, 2014 - 1:15 am

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