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  • Chili, shrimp dinner supports Rotary Club

    DIXON – It’s almost time to eat some good grub for the Rotary Club.The Dixon Rotary Club will presen ...
    March 23, 2017 - 8:18 am
  • Hearts of Gold benefits Bi-County Cooperative Foundation

    ROCK FALLS – Bi-County Cooperative Foundation’s seventh annual Hearts of Gold event will run from 7 to 10 p.m. April 1 at Rock Falls Days Inn, 2105 Fi ...
    March 23, 2017 - 8:17 am
  • Mom 2 Mom Market a resource for mothers

    STERLING – Christ Lutheran School Boosters will present its Mom 2 Mom Market, an indoor garage sale for mothers, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 1 in the ...
    March 23, 2017 - 8:42 am
  • Chuck Berry’s new ‘Chuck’ album set for June 16 posthumous release

    Chuck Berry’s long-gestating final studio album “Chuck” has been set for release on June 16, and the ...
    March 23, 2017 - 12:02 am
  • Support groups, clubs and services

    Friday, March 24Childhood immunization clinic; women, infants and children clinic; and family planni ...
    March 22, 2017 - 11:51 pm
  • Court bolsters rights of learning-disabled students

    WASHINGTON (AP) – A unanimous Supreme Court on Wednesday bolstered the rights of millions of learnin ...
    March 22, 2017 - 11:51 pm
  • Facebook rape stirs questions about reporting crimes

    CHICAGO (AP) – The case of a 15-year-old Chicago girl who authorities say was raped while about 40 p ...
    March 22, 2017 - 11:49 pm
  • Chuck Barris, creator of ‘The Gong Show’ and ‘The Dating Game,’ dies at 87

    Chuck Barris, “The Gong Show” creator and host who claimed – though never too seriously – that he do ...
    March 23, 2017 - 12:04 am
  • After fight, Indiana man gets his 'ATHE1ST' license plate

    ELKHART, Ind. (AP) – A man who was initially denied an Indiana license plate reading “ATHE1ST” was i ...
    March 22, 2017 - 11:38 pm
  • Illinois bill would legalize small amounts of pot

    An Illinois state senator introduced legislation Wednesday that could legalize possession of small a ...
    March 23, 2017 - 12:04 am
  • Rauner proposes cutting prison guards, replacing them with cameras

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Gov. Bruce Rauner wants to replace guards in watchtowers with closed-circui ...
    March 22, 2017 - 11:33 pm
  • Lawsuit: Chicago violates law by destroying 911 tapes

    CHICAGO (AP) – A group of Chicago civil rights lawyers has filed a lawsuit alleging the city’s polic ...
    March 22, 2017 - 11:58 pm
  • Illinois House plan to reduce court fees advances to floor

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) – An Illinois House panel has approved a plan to reduce fees people pay in court to ...
    March 22, 2017 - 11:31 pm
  • Michael W. Hoogerwerf

    PROPHETSTOWN – Michael W. Hoogerwerf, 70, of Prophetstown, died Tuesday, March 21, 2017, at CGH Medical Center in Sterling.
    March 22, 2017 - 10:00 pm
  • Chicago developer: Lowell Park could be a revenue 'juggernaut'

    A Chicago developer with ties to the city has ideas on how the Dixon Park District can expand tourism in Lowell Park.
    March 23, 2017 - 8:06 am
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