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  • Task force looks to shrink Illinois government

    CHICAGO – On the campaign trail and in his first weeks in office, Gov. Bruce Rauner pledged to save ...
    Nov. 29, 2015 - 9:02 pm
  • Rock Falls man doing light duty for fellow veterans

    Burt Fuller untangles and tests strings of lights at his Rock Falls home. Burt, who served as a Marine during the Vietnam War, started decorating tree ...
    Nov. 29, 2015 - 9:30 pm
  • Support Groups, Clubs, and Services

    Tuesday, Dec. 1Childhood immunization clinic; women, infants and children clinic; and family plannin ...
    Nov. 29, 2015 - 8:54 pm
  • Two hospitalized after Friday night crash near Amboy

    AMBOY – An Amboy man is in jail and two people were sent to the hospital after an accident Friday night.
    Nov. 29, 2015 - 9:13 pm
  • GoFundMe page started for Galt family that lost home to fire

    GALT – Friends have started a GoFundMe campaign to help the Cantu family, which lost its home in a fire Thursday morning.
    Nov. 30, 2015 - 8:14 pm
  • Invasive pest workshop to begin

    URBANA – The University of Illinois Extension recently announced the dates of the Illinois First Detector Invasive Pest Workshops, one of which will b ...
    Nov. 28, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Sterling shooters travel to Phoenix for conference

    STERLING – Elizabeth Butler and Katie Hauck, both of Sterling and members of the Sauk Valley Chapter of the Well Armed Woman female shooting group, re ...
    Nov. 28, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Holiday workshop planned for special needs children

    DIXON – Crafts 4 Kids and Florissa will have a holiday crafts workshop for children with special needs and their families from 1 to 3 p.m. Dec. 6 at t ...
    Nov. 28, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • St. Andrew site of extravaganza

    ROCK FALLS – St. Andrew Catholic Church Altar and Rosary Society will have its annual Cookie Extravaganza from 8 a.m. to noon Dec. 5 and 6 in the gymn ...
    Nov. 28, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Retired colonel earns recognition

    The Whiteside County Airport Board presented Benny Thome, formerly of Rock Falls, the Hall of Fame Award on Nov. 12 in the main terminal at Whiteside ...
    Nov. 28, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • ​Extension staff honored

    Linda Whitmer, University of Illinois Extension community worker, recently won the “Individual Excellence in Community Partnerships” award at the Illi ...
    Nov. 28, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Water company wins second place

    The National Association of Water Companies awards Management Innovation Awards to recognize members of NAWCF on their groundbreaking, industry-changi ...
    Nov. 28, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Whiteside County 4-H members attend annual banquet

    The University of Illinois Extension, Whiteside County 4-H Program's annual 4-H Recognition night Oct. 26.
    Nov. 28, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Lee County 4-H'ers recognized

    DIXON – Lee County 4-H members and volunteers gathered Oct. 25 at Mama Cimino’s to acknowledge the people who help the extension programs.
    Nov. 28, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Farm cooperative seeks scholarship applications

    DAVENPORT, Iowa – River Valley Cooperative will offer 10 $1,000 scholarships to high school seniors and college students pursuing 2- or 4-year, agricu ...
    Nov. 28, 2015 - 1:15 am
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