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  • Review: Timber Lake show is a musical powerhouse for the ages

    Timber Lake Playhouse's show is a musical powerhouse for the ages, delivering '80s nostalgia with big hair, big songs and more
    June 30, 2016 - 9:58 pm
  • Support groups, clubs, and services

    Saturday, July 2Alcoholics Anonymous, 9 a.m., closed, Big Book, United Methodist Church, 201 E. Chic ...
    June 30, 2016 - 9:58 pm
  • Artists were in full bloom in Dixon

    CJ Frey, 9, of Dixon, paints on her canvas Thursday during the Petunia Paint Party at Roxie's in downtown Dixon. Frey was among 38 people who brushed ...
    June 30, 2016 - 9:54 pm
  • State budget – Local lawmakers react: 'It's the best deal we could accomplish today'

    While the temporary budget passed by both legislative chambers Thursday provides much-needed financi ...
    June 30, 2016 - 9:41 pm
  • Rock Falls man is a reluctant hero

    ROCK FALLS – Ninety-eight combat missions. In one year. Ninety-eight. WWII fighter pilot Lt. Ed Kob ...
    June 30, 2016 - 9:37 pm
  • Dateline Dixon: Stroke sends beloved tennis matriarch to the hospital

    Emma Hubbs, who has dedicated nearly 7 decades of teaching tennis to thousands of community members, is recuperating from a stroke.
    June 30, 2016 - 9:43 pm
  • Murder suspect asks to block pastor's testimony at trial

    MOUNT CARROLL – A 49-year-old Freeport man accused of fatally shooting his wife Dec. 5 in Lanark wants to bar testimony from his pastor at trial, and ...
    June 30, 2016 - 9:39 pm
  • Lawmakers OK stopgap spending deal; governor will sign

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois lawmakers approved a partial spending plan Thursday that would ens ...
    June 30, 2016 - 9:40 pm
  • ‘I wanted to be part of the best’

    For 2 weeks in the sticky Philippine jungles, a water canteen and a sharp knife kept an 18-year-old Marine company as he prepared for war in Vietnam.
    June 30, 2016 - 6:06 pm
  • Dixon native among first Vietnam ‘hunter-killer’ pilots

    One of the most lethal threats to U.S. aviators during the Vietnam War were surface-to-air missile stations.
    June 30, 2016 - 6:02 pm
  • Out of sacrifice, service: Veterans honor society looking for new members

    ROCK FALLS – It’s a way for those who served to continue to serve. For 6 years, Navy veteran and Ro ...
    June 30, 2016 - 5:50 pm
  • War through a lens: World War II veteran viewed war’s impact at film library

    WWII veteran Richard Little viewed the war through many eyes while serving at a film library in Germany.
    June 30, 2016 - 5:42 pm
  • Women of the desert: Sisters, wives, mothers answered the call to service

    Women of the Illinois National Guard 1644th Transportation Company connected after 25 years since they returned home to Rock Falls following Operation ...
    June 30, 2016 - 5:38 pm
  • Top 5 things do this weekend: July 1-3, 2016

    Looking for something fun to do this weekend in the Sauk Valley? Here are five suggestions from the Sauk Valley Media news staff.
    June 30, 2016 - 9:53 pm
  • Day Trip: Enjoy the Quad Cities' patriotic pyrotechnics

    Plenty of fireworks will light up the local skies during Independence Day weekend, but if you’re loo ...
    June 30, 2016 - 4:21 pm
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