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  • EPA to help get rid of toxic waste

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) – The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency will collect household hazardous was ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • CPA by day, drag racer after work

    ELMHURST (AP) – Drag racing, says Bruce Jones, is like being shot out of a cannon.Jones, a CPA whose ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Police images fuel outrage in St. Louis and beyond

    FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) – The images were reminiscent of a war zone: Helmeted officers pointing weapons f ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Pope to Koreas: Avoid ‘fruitless’ shows of force

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) – Pope Francis called Thursday for peace and unity on the war-divided Korean ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Top 5 things to do this weekend

    Fair finale in WhitesideMORRISON – The 144th Whiteside County Fair wraps up this weekend at the fair ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 10:06 am
  • Community turns out to celebrate at chamber dinner

    POLO – About 160 people turned out for the Oregon Chamber of Commerce’s dinner Thursday night. On the docket was food, fun and – of course – the annua ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Franklin Grove men injured in crash, one seriously

    ASHTON – A Franklin Grove father and son were injured, the father critically, in a two-vehicle accident Wednesday afternoon at state Route 38 and Gran ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 5:43 pm
  • BorgWarner to add 40 jobs to Dixon plant

    DIXON – BorgWarner will invest $9.4 million in its Dixon plant over the next 3 years and add 40 jobs, according to a company news release.
    Aug. 14, 2014 - 10:42 am
  • Support Groups, Clubs, and Services

    Friday, Aug. 15Childhood immunization clinic; women, infants and children clinic; and family plannin ...
    Aug. 14, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Bands wanted for local fundraiser

    ROCK FALLS – Area bands may register to perform at a Sept. 28 fundraiser for Toys for Tots at Whiskey Barrel Saloon, 305 W. Second St.
    Aug. 14, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Education fund still biggest concern for school district

    DIXON – The first of what will be many difficult budgetary discussions about schools took place Wednesday night.
    Aug. 14, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Sterling School Board approves preliminary budget

    STERLING – The School Board on Wednesday unanimously voted to approve the school district's preliminary $38.7 million budget for the 2014-15 school ye ...
    Aug. 14, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Man listed serious after accident in Rock Falls

    ROCK FALLS – A Sterling man was in serious condition Wednesday afternoon at a Rockford hospital, 2 days after being involved in a crash at First and F ...
    Aug. 14, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Sterling Bark Park might have big donor

    STERLING – Fundraisers for a proposed dog park at Thomas Park might have a donor who is willing to make the project a reality.
    Aug. 14, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Venetian Night, full of European flavor, coming to local riverfront

    DIXON – Dixon Main Street and Riverfront will host Venetian Night on Aug. 23 along the riverfront, in celebration of the fifth anniversary of the rive ...
    Aug. 14, 2014 - 1:15 am
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