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  • Kinzinger meets with new Grundy committee

    MORRIS – U.S. Rep. Adam Kinzinger explained to the Grundy County Board Legislative Committee why the group is so important during a for a workshop Tue ...
    April 1, 2015 - 10:14 pm
  • Naked woman found dead in brush near Brooklyn strip clubs

    BROOKLYN (AP) – Police have identified a 44-year-old St. Louis woman who was found shot to death nea ...
    April 1, 2015 - 9:56 pm
  • U of Illinois pushes to finish budget-cuts plan

    URBANA (AP) – University of Illinois administrators are pushing to finish a plan by next month to de ...
    April 1, 2015 - 10:14 pm
  • Inmate overpowers guard, escapes from eastern Illinois jail

    KANKAKEE (AP) – A man awaiting sentencing for murder escaped from a jail in eastern Illinois Wednesd ...
    April 1, 2015 - 9:56 pm
  • Support Groups, Clubs, and Services

    Friday, April 3Good Friday: Cancellations have not been received for these; check ahead to see if me ...
    April 1, 2015 - 8:26 pm
  • ‘I focus on getting things done’ for city

    I am very grateful to my supporters in the 3rd Ward who have allowed me to represent them on the Rock Falls City Council for more than 2 decades.
    April 1, 2015 - 8:25 pm
  • AG's office reviewing 2-year-old complaint about candidate

    DIXON – The Illinois attorney general's office is "looking into" complaints filed by the Lee County Historical and Genealogical Society against its fo ...
    April 1, 2015 - 10:02 pm
  • Contests of Oregon, Mount Morris ballots

    OREGON – A three-way race for mayor awaits Oregon voters when they go to the polls Tuesday.Incumbent ...
    April 1, 2015 - 10:23 pm
  • Seats open on Polo city council, school board

    POLO – Polo voters have a choice in two contested ward races on Tuesday.In Ward 1, newcomer Phillip ...
    April 1, 2015 - 10:23 pm
  • Tampico getting $20K for a new storm siren, generator

    TAMPICO – A $20,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture means this village of about 800 finally will be able to replace its antiquated storm ...
    April 1, 2015 - 10:19 pm
  • Lee County woman named telecommunicator of the year

    DIXON – A Lee County woman has been named telecommunicator of the year by the Illinois Sheriffs' Association.
    April 1, 2015 - 10:19 pm
  • Stars and stripes atop Eternal Indian near Oregon

    It is not an April Fools Day prank or an edited image. An American flag is shown attached to the top of the scaffolding surrounding the Black Hawk sta ...
    April 1, 2015 - 6:01 pm
  • Harkness selling area dealerships

    STERLING – The old signs were about to come down, and new ones were ready to go up Wednesday afternoon at Pete Harkness in Sterling.
    April 1, 2015 - 10:23 pm
  • Illinois has approved 2,000 medical marijuana patients

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) — Illinois approved about 400 new patient applications for medical marijuana during March, bringing the total to 2,000 patients with ...
    April 1, 2015 - 2:44 pm
  • Escaped inmate's SUV discovered in Kankakee

    KANKAKEE (AP) — Investigators have found the SUV used by a convicted murderer to flee from a jail in eastern Illinois.
    April 1, 2015 - 2:43 pm
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