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  • Illinois health insurance customers face deadline to find new plan

    CHICAGO (AP) – Illinois insurance regulators are reminding customers of Land of Lincoln Health that ...
    Sept. 25, 2016 - 10:55 pm
  • Record number of Illinois children die while in DCFS care

    CHICAGO (AP) – A record number of youth have been killed while in the care of Illinois’ Department o ...
    Sept. 25, 2016 - 11:11 pm
  • Presidential debate: Lights, camera ... reaction

    WASHINGTON (AP) – The most telling moments in presidential debates often come out of the blue – an o ...
    Sept. 25, 2016 - 11:00 pm
  • Debate watch: For Clinton, Trump – and the nation, stakes are high

    WASHINGTON (AP) – Donald Trump needs to prove to voters that he has the policy depth and gravitas to ...
    Sept. 25, 2016 - 11:05 pm
  • Happiness comes with all the trimmings

    Whether the smile came with or without a beard, there were plenty of them Sunday during the Haircuts for the Homeless event in Sterling. Pamela Rose, ...
    Sept. 25, 2016 - 11:03 pm
  • Area blogger unearths history's hidden gems

    A Princeton man has spent the past several years searching out fascinating, often-overlooked history, and sharing it in his blog.
    Sept. 25, 2016 - 11:01 pm
  • Junior Optimist Club of Sterling will hold bake sale

    STERLING – The Junior Optimist Club of Sterling will have a bake sale from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 1 during the Pumpkin Dash at Hoover Park, 3807 Woodl ...
    Sept. 25, 2016 - 5:36 pm
  • Want to have fun? Welcome to the club

    Elias Humke, 6, of Springfield tosses flying disks into a bin Saturday in Coleta. Humke was in the area visiting relatives who brought him out to the ...
    Sept. 25, 2016 - 8:29 pm
  • Something to crow about in downtown Dixon

    Lucas Wilcox, 9, of Rock Falls, puts some muscle into hauling a pumpkin Sunday afternoon that he bought at Dixon Main Street's Scarecrow Fest. The ann ...
    Sept. 25, 2016 - 11:02 pm
  • Some enchanted excursion – Sauk director invites people on New Mexico trip

    DIXON – The spring break trip to New Mexico through Sauk Valley Community College comes with a disclaimer: It could be habit-forming.
    Sept. 25, 2016 - 11:03 pm
  • Police: 1 dead, 4 others shot after fight at UI campus party

    CHAMPAIGN (AP) – One man was killed and four other people were wounded in a pair of shootings early ...
    Sept. 25, 2016 - 8:49 pm
  • Support groups, clubs and service

    Tuesday, Sept. 27Childhood immunization clinic; women, infants and children clinic; and family plann ...
    Sept. 25, 2016 - 1:30 pm
  • Details available on adult protection

    DIXON – A presentation on the Adult Protective Services program will be at 2 p.m. Sept. 27 at Post House Community Center, 100 W. Second St.
    Sept. 24, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Tales to be told during walk

    STERLING – Whiteside County Genealogists and Sterling Public Library will have their annual cemetery walk Oct. 2 at Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery ins ...
    Sept. 24, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Conference on growing older

    STERLING – Aging: Everybody’s Doing It! will be from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Oct. 4 at New Life Lutheran Church, 702 W. Lynn Blvd. The program starts a ...
    Sept. 24, 2016 - 1:15 am
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