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  • Community support swells on fifth anniversary of grain bin deaths

    MOUNT CARROLL – It’s been 5 years since two teenagers died in a Mount Carroll grain bin accident.  F ...
    July 29, 2015 - 10:30 am
  • Rauner praises House vote to block lawmaker pay raise

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) – Members of the Illinois House voted Tuesday to block a pay raise for themselves a ...
    July 28, 2015 - 9:51 pm
  • Teen Turf signup Thursday in Amboy

    AMBOY – Teen Turf youth center volunteers will be at Amboy High School, 11 E. Hawley Ave., from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday during school registration ...
    July 28, 2015 - 9:49 pm
  • Weekend cookout to rase money for Sauk scholarship

    DIXON – A cookout to benefit the Sauk Valley Community College Single Parent Scholarship will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday and Saturday at Di ...
    July 28, 2015 - 10:38 pm
  • Meningitis vaccine required for some Illinois students

    MARION (AP) – Starting this school year, students entering grades six and 12 in Illinois will need t ...
    July 28, 2015 - 10:39 pm
  • Sauk east mall will be dedicated to Dillon

    DIXON – Sauk Valley Community College will dedicate its east campus mall to Peter W. Dillon, one of the college's founders and a member of its first b ...
    July 29, 2015 - 10:34 am
  • Mumps outbreak centered at U of Illinois

    CHAMPAIGN (AP) – More than two-thirds of the state’s 73 known cases of mumps are in Champaign County ...
    July 28, 2015 - 10:40 pm
  • Twitter posts huge 61 percent revenue increase in second quarter

    Twitter blew past Wall Street expectations, reporting second-quarter revenue of $502 million, up 61 ...
    July 28, 2015 - 9:31 pm
  • VW beats Toyota as world’s biggest automaker

    Volkswagen AG clinched the top spot in global auto sales for the first half of 2015 by selling 5.04 ...
    July 28, 2015 - 9:31 pm
  • Dixon City Council welcomes new member

    DIXON – Two weeks ago, Jesse Arjes’ resignation from the Dixon Council left remaining members unsure what to do next. A week later, council members we ...
    UPDATED: July 29, 2015 - 10:57 am
  • Mount Morris band leader retiring after 59 years; last concert tonight

    MOUNT MORRIS – After almost 6 decades as director of the Mount Morris' Kable Concert Band, 91-year-old Warren Reckmeyer will hand off his baton at ton ...
    July 28, 2015 - 10:50 pm
  • New face on Whiteside County Board

    MORRISON – If you happen to wander in to next month’s Whiteside County Board meeting, you might notice a new face – that of Doug Crandall.
    July 28, 2015 - 9:40 pm
  • Seventh Avenue could be finished this year in Rock Falls

    ROCK FALLS – The Seventh Avenue road project won’t have a 2016 phase if the full council backs a recommendation made Tuesday by the Finance Committee.
    July 29, 2015 - 10:37 am
  • State's stalemate becomes cities' loss

    Local government officials have reached a point where nothing in Springfield surprises them, but some are tired of feeling like pawns in the state’s p ...
    July 28, 2015 - 9:37 pm
  • Phone problems persist at Sauk Valley Media

    Our phones are down at the Sterling office, and technicians are taking a look. In the meantime, emai ...
    UPDATED: July 29, 2015 - 10:55 am
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