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  • Reagan Trail Days offers week full of events

    DIXON – The Reagan Trail Days will run from Aug. 3-10 and will be highlighted by a concert featuring nationally touring artist Lyle Lovett.
    July 24, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Harvest Festival returns for 35th year

    FRANKLIN GROVE – The 35th annual Harvest Festival will run from Aug. 1-3 in Franklin Grove. The theme of this year's festival is honoring Franklin Gro ...
    July 24, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Doddy makes first appearance in Lee County

    DIXON – A Rockford man charged with murdering two people, one a Sterling native, made his first appearance in Lee County court Wednesday morning.
    July 24, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Search for salt comes up empty in Lee County

    DIXON – The Lee County Board will have an emergency meeting Friday to figure out how to avert a potential disaster: a winter without road salt.
    July 24, 2014 - 12:15 pm
  • Bustos reps holding office hours in town

    STERLING – A staff member for U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos, D-East Moline, will be available from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. today at Bustos’ satellite office in the ...
    July 24, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Nachusa runaway found after 3-hour search

    DIXON – The Lee County Sheriff’s Department and other authorities searched for 3 hours Tuesday night before finding a 14-year-old boy who ran away fro ...
    July 24, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • 'Kiss Me Kate' coming to Sterling stage

    Hunter Wolfe (center) plays Fred Graham, and Kolten Conklen (left) and Matt Mammosser (right) play gangsters in Centennial Auditorium's presentation o ...
    July 24, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Quinn signs law to combat flooding

    OAK LAWN (AP) – Gov. Pat Quinn has approved legislation aimed at tackling flooding around Illinois a ...
    July 24, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • State lawmaker: Concealed carry law ‘too complicated’

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) – A state senator said the law he helped push through that allows Illinois resident ...
    July 24, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Daley won’t have to testify in lawsuit

    CHICAGO (AP) – Former Mayor Richard Daley won’t have to testify in Chicago’s lawsuit seeking to brea ...
    July 24, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • College coop home to flock

    DECATUR (AP) – Beyond the classrooms, labs and offices at Richland Community College reside about 50 ...
    July 24, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Lawmaker: Ill. concealed carry law 'complicated'

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) — A lawmaker who helped push through a bill that allows Illinois residents to carry concealed weapons is suggesting the law is too ha ...
    July 23, 2014 - 11:22 am
  • Loves Park veteran raising funds for flag legacy

    LOVES PARK (AP) — A northern Illinois World War II veteran who gives away free American flags every Memorial Day has raised $4,000 for a fund to keep ...
    July 23, 2014 - 11:20 am
  • Support Groups, Clubs, and Services

    Thursday, July 24Childhood immunization clinic; women, infants and children clinic; and family plann ...
    July 23, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Sign-up open for annual Sublette tractor drive

    SUBLETTE – Sublette’s annual One Day Tractor Drive will be Aug. 6 at Sublette Centennial Park on West Street.
    July 23, 2014 - 1:15 am

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