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  • 'Star Trek' actor Anton Yelchin killed when his car hits him

    LOS ANGELES (AP) – Anton Yelchin, a rising actor best known for playing Chekov in the new “Star Trek ...
    June 19, 2016 - 8:29 pm
  • Illinois budget fight delaying utility payments to prisons

    MOUNT STERLING (AP) – One small central Illinois community is considering shutting off water to its ...
    June 19, 2016 - 8:14 pm
  • Singer on Mexican 'The Voice' dies in Chicago after shooting

    CHICAGO (AP) – A Chicago singer who appeared on the Mexican version of “The Voice” in 2011 has died ...
    June 19, 2016 - 8:30 pm
  • A Page out of the military history books

    WWII reenactors will transform Elks Page Park in Dixon into a battleground this weekend, marking the 8th year of the WWII Recreated event.
    June 19, 2016 - 8:49 pm
  • Reaching new heights in Polo

    Maddox Peterson, 5, of Polo takes look back at how for he’d come on the rock-climbing wall Saturday during Polo Town and Country Days. The rock-climbi ...
    June 19, 2016 - 8:09 pm
  • Oregon native's sculpture of founder seals series' legacy

    OREGON – Inspiration is rarely in short supply for artists, and the same goes for Oregon native Steven Carpenter. All he needed was enough time.
    June 19, 2016 - 8:08 pm
  • Health care runs in the family for Sterling sisters

    STERLING – A second opinion is invaluable in the medical field. Imagine if you had a third and fourth right at your fingertips.
    June 19, 2016 - 8:06 pm
  • Ohio church plans Friday meal

    OHIO – A sandwich supper will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at First Lutheran Church, 201 S. Main St.
    June 19, 2016 - 6:12 pm
  • Roadwork scheduled in Whiteside County

    FULTON – Drivers on state Route 84 and Interstate 88 will want to keep their eyes peeled for roadwork and detour signs in the coming weeks.
    June 19, 2016 - 8:11 pm
  • Benefit cookout planned for Dixon sister cities group

    DIXON – A cookout to raise money for the Dixon Sister Cities Association will be held from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday and Saturday at Dixon Food Cent ...
    June 19, 2016 - 6:12 pm
  • Police seek information on shoplifter

    The Sterling Police Department is seeking the public's help in identifying a man they say stole merchandise from Farm and Fleet. According to a news r ...
    June 19, 2016 - 8:10 pm
  • Support groups, clubs and services

    Tuesday, June 21Childhood immunization clinic; women, infants and children clinic; and family planni ...
    June 19, 2016 - 9:21 pm
  • Fewer birds represented at regional count

    APPLE RIVER – Fifty-four bird species were seen May 7 by Terrance Ingram of Eagle Nature Foundation during his Big Bird Day.
    June 18, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Resethave Home to have blood drive

    MORRISON – An American Red Cross blood drive will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 28 in the chapel at Resthave Home, 408 Maple Ave.
    June 18, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Plant sale underway from nature group

    APPLE RIVER – More than 500 plants are available for purchase, part of a fundraiser at Eagle Nature Foundation, 300 E. Hickory St.
    June 18, 2016 - 1:15 am
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