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  • Man found safe after wandering into cornfield

    STERLING – An 18-year-old who wandered away from a home for the mentally ill and got lost in a cornf ...
    July 26, 2016 - 8:08 pm
  • Morrison motorcyclist dies in collision with sheriff's car

    A Morrison motorcyclist was killed late Monday night in a collision with a Whiteside County Sheriff's car, the Illinois State Police said in a news re ...
    July 26, 2016 - 11:19 pm
  • Auto Store of Dixon celebrates 25 years

    The Auto Store of Dixon celebrated 25 years in business this month. The pre-owned car and truck dealer is located at 849 N. Galena Ave. and is owned b ...
    July 26, 2016 - 9:50 am
  • Two efforts in Illinois attempt to change sex offender laws

    CHICAGO (AP) – Two separate efforts have arisen in Illinois that attempt to alter laws governing sex ...
    July 26, 2016 - 9:50 am
  • Body found after fiery Chicago highway crash

    CHICAGO (AP) – A body has been found at the scene of a fiery crash on a Chicago-area expressway.Illi ...
    July 26, 2016 - 9:49 am
  • Illinois governor renews call for term limits

    CHICAGO (AP) – Gov. Bruce Rauner is renewing his call for term limits and says the General Assembly ...
    July 26, 2016 - 9:48 am
  • Rauner-created business development group gets new name

    CHICAGO (AP) – The privately run and funded economic development organization Republican Gov. Bruce ...
    July 26, 2016 - 9:49 am
  • Sauk board approves $1.9M deficit budget

    The Sauk Valley Community College is looking into where it can tighten its belt after approving a fiscal year budget with a $1.9 million shortfall.
    July 26, 2016 - 11:03 pm
  • Archers hit a bull's-eye on new outdoor range near Dixon

    DIXON – Sauk Valley Archers has taken aim on a new outdoor range. The group's target came in the fo ...
    July 26, 2016 - 9:29 am
  • Getting in step with the Fiesta Parade

    The 64th annual Sterling-Rock Falls Fiesta Parade, set for Sept. 10, will feature the talents of the Mexican Folkloric Dance Company of Chicago.
    July 25, 2016 - 10:56 pm
  • Street resurfacing work delayed in Rock Falls

    The city's expansive road resurfacing project won't start until Friday. Residents won't be allowed to park on the streets once work begins.
    July 26, 2016 - 9:19 am
  • Ducks dive in to lunch at Lawrence Park

    As temperatures cooled down a bit from the 90-plus degrees weather we've had the past few days, Brian Wessels of Rock Falls headed out to feed bread t ...
    July 25, 2016 - 8:58 pm
  • Bond set for Indiana men connected to crime spree

    Two Indianapolis men arrested near Harmon on Saturday reportedly committed a crime spree across two states and 300 miles.
    July 25, 2016 - 9:00 pm
  • Support groups, clubs and services

    Wednesday, July 27Women, infants and children clinic; and family planning services, Lee County Healt ...
    July 25, 2016 - 2:46 pm
  • There's nowhere to hide from the heat

    WASHINGTON (AP) – Call it the United Sweats of America. A heat wave spreading across the country is ...
    July 24, 2016 - 10:58 pm
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