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  • Whiteside County accepting special waste

    MORRISON – People who need to scrap certain kinds of auto parts, or other kinds of special waste, don't have to leave the county to do so. It's good n ...
    Nov. 17, 2015 - 10:32 pm
  • Support Groups, Clubs, and Services

    Thursday, Nov. 19Childhood immunization clinic; women, infants and children clinic; and family plann ...
    Nov. 17, 2015 - 9:45 pm
  • Google searches itself to build more productive teams

    MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) – Google coddles its employees with free food, massages and other lavish ...
    Nov. 17, 2015 - 9:43 pm
  • Oregon pharmacy buys vacant auto dealership across the street

    OREGON – Longtime local businessman Tom Felker, owner of Oregon Snyder Pharmacy at 201 N. Fourth St., has bought the vacant Bemis Ford building across ...
    Nov. 18, 2015 - 12:20 am
  • Lee County administrator candidates say no thanks

    DIXON – Lesson learned. The search for the first Lee County administrator is starting again, from s ...
    Nov. 17, 2015 - 10:08 pm
  • Public asked to ID contaminated sites

    DIXON – City leaders are hoping to win a $400,000 federal grant to redevelop some of the city’s most contaminated spots, and for that, they need the p ...
    Nov. 17, 2015 - 10:07 pm
  • More than 50 tow truck operators show up for crash course

    MORRISON – More than 100 tow truck operators are killed on the job nationwide every year, according to the Towing and Recovery Association of America.
    Nov. 17, 2015 - 10:06 pm
  • Sterling police looking into Monday morning robbery

    STERLING – Police are investigating a robbery believed to have taken place Monday morning in the 500 block of Avenue C.
    Nov. 17, 2015 - 10:07 pm
  • Folsom's Bakery closes in Dixon, still open in Rock Falls

    DIXON – Exactly 2 years after bringing a host of homey smells to Dixon, Folsom's Bakery and Cafe shut the oven door for good.
    Nov. 18, 2015 - 12:19 am
  • Christmas has a branch office at Northland Mall

    Emery Henert, 4, looks in awe Tuesday at one of the trees on display at Hospice of the Rock River Valley's Festival of Trees. Emery was checking the t ...
    Nov. 17, 2015 - 10:04 pm
  • Sacco-Miller taking leave of absence

    DIXON – Embattled Lee County State’s Attorney Anna Sacco-Miller is taking a leave of absence in the wake of her misdemeanor DUI arrest, Lee County Boa ...
    Nov. 18, 2015 - 9:51 am
  • Illinois students of for-profit schools to get debt relief

    CHICAGO (AP) – About 2,700 Illinois students of for-profit universities run by a Pittsburgh firm wil ...
    Nov. 16, 2015 - 10:49 pm
  • McPick 2: McDonald's new deal to replace Dollar Menu

    NEW YORK (AP) – It’s the Dollar Menu, take two.McDonald’s hopes it has a catchy, new deal that will ...
    Nov. 16, 2015 - 10:49 pm
  • Data show 48 percent Illinois households are wireless only

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) – State data show that about half of Illinois households have only wireless phone s ...
    Nov. 16, 2015 - 10:49 pm
  • Rauner: Illinois won't take in more Syrian refugees

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois on Monday joined more than a dozen other states trying to block or suspend ac ...
    Nov. 16, 2015 - 10:49 pm
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