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  • Oregon art book unravels the mystery and connects the threads

    OREGON – A list. A catalog. That’s all Beth Simeone had in mind in 2013, when she set out to detail ...
    April 27, 2016 - 9:43 pm
  • Organizers announce free concerts in Mount Morris

    MOUNT MORRIS – The Mount Morris Jamboree Committee has announced this summer’s schedule of performers for free concerts from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday nights ...
    April 27, 2016 - 10:40 pm
  • Comedy show to benefit Happy Tails in Rock Falls

    ROCK FALLS – Professional comedians Mike Brody, Angelo Vescio and Ben Katzner will headline “Raise the Woof,” a comedy show fundraiser for Happy Tails ...
    April 27, 2016 - 9:36 pm

    Saturday, April 30Alcoholics Anonymous, 9 a.m., closed, Big Book, United Methodist Church, 201 E. Ch ...
    April 27, 2016 - 9:35 pm
  • Council floats idea for rate increase in Mount Carroll

    MOUNT CARROLL – Mount Carroll City Council members dipped their toe in the water Tuesday night to see how the public feels about a sewer rate increase ...
    April 27, 2016 - 9:30 pm
  • Dixon Park District on the hook for $28,000

    DIXON – Though not hit as hard as other local taxing bodies to rectify a $168 million error made by the state, the Dixon Park District will lose about ...
    April 27, 2016 - 9:12 pm
  • Building trades program offers students skills, references

    STERLING – As Newman Central Catholic High School senior Logan Whitman described the layout of the kitchen at 505 Fourth Ave. on Wednesday afternoon, ...
    April 27, 2016 - 9:17 pm
  • Sparks will fly in Rock Falls

    ROCK FALLS – Fireworks have been added to the city's already jam-packed entertainment lineup the weekend of June 25-26.
    April 27, 2016 - 9:14 pm
  • Vacated Dixon manufacturing building sold

    DIXON – A manufacturing site left empty with the departure of Anchor Coupling from Illinois has been sold.
    April 27, 2016 - 9:20 pm
  • Pure inspiration: Dixon native a finalist in art competition

    DIXON – Dixon native and Chicago artist Nora Kate Balayti is one of four artists throughout the nation to compete in an art contest for a German brewe ...
    April 27, 2016 - 9:23 pm
  • Reservations due Monday for prayer day luncheon

    STERLING – Lunch reservations are needed by Monday for a National Day of Prayer program at 11:30 a.m. May 5 in the Holloway Center at St. Patrick Cath ...
    April 27, 2016 - 10:54 pm
  • Where are They Now: Oregon grad will take full hearts over smarts

    Maisie Mahoney was poised to change the world.One of 13 girls on the IHSA All-State Academic Team, s ...
    April 27, 2016 - 9:30 pm

    Thursday, April 28Childhood immunization clinic; women, infants and children clinic; and family plan ...
    April 27, 2016 - 12:05 am
  • Union go to Illinois labor board over contract

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) – The Illinois Labor Relations Board is weighing whether negotiations have st ...
    April 27, 2016 - 12:03 am
  • Could marijuana help treat painkiller and heroin addiction?

    CONCORD, N.H. (AP) – The growing number of patients who claim marijuana helped them drop their paink ...
    April 27, 2016 - 12:03 am
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