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  • College Honors

    CARROLL UNIVERSITY WAUKESHA, WIS. – Bryce Shaner of Lanark and Rachel Badtke of Mount Carroll have ...
    Aug. 27, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • COMMUNITY EVENTS

    Saturday, Aug. 27Singles of Sauk, fair or other activity, 815-631-1541.Farmers Market, 7 a.m.-noon, ...
    Aug. 27, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • SUPPORT GROUPS, CLUBS, AND SERVICES

    Saturday, August. 27 Overeaters Anonymous, 9 a.m., lower-level entrance, Church of God, 816 S. Clay ...
    Aug. 27, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Holiday religious service for public

    MAYTOWN – The annual Labor Day Mass will be at 10 a.m. Sept. 5 at St. Michael Cemetery – Sandy Hill on Sublette Road, west of Sublette.
    Aug. 27, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Audubon group prepares for sky watching

    FREEPORT – Northwest Illinois Audubon Society will have an all-ages "A Night of Exploring the Milky Way" at 8 p.m. Sept. 3 at the Doug Firebaugh Obser ...
    Aug. 27, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Volunteers sought for annual river pick-up day

    OREGON – The eighth annual Oregon Area Rock River Sweep will be from 8 a.m. to noon Sept. 10. The s ...
    Aug. 27, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Proceeds used to assist community

    DIXON – The 17th annual Reagan Run on July 2 raised $37,063 for local organizations.Groups receiving ...
    Aug. 27, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • New reads land at Walnut library

    WALNUT – New books have arrived for August at Walnut Public Library, 101 Heaton St. They are: • Ad ...
    Aug. 27, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Pie days planned to benefit Lanark library

    LANARK – Friends of the Lanark Public Library will have their Pie on the Porch fundraiser from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Sept. 3 at the Picket Fence ...
    Aug. 27, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Applications wanted for Freeport hospital scholarships

    FREEPORT – FHN has scholarships available to students in the FHN service area, who plan to pursue careers in health care
    Aug. 27, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Nature group plans walks, meal in Apple River

    APPLE RIVER – Eagle Nature Foundation will have a "Stroll Thru' Apple Creek" on Sept. 17, starting from Apple Creek Arboretum, 8384 N. Broadway Road.
    Aug. 27, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Sauk plans courses on computers, cakes, and canines

    DIXON – A number of community education classes have been scheduled at Sauk Valley Community College, 173 state Route 2
    Aug. 27, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Sterling church anniversary to feature ice cream Sunday

    STERLING – Members of First Lutheran Church of Jordan will celebrate the church's 145th anniversary with an ice cream sundae social and hot dog lunch ...
    Aug. 27, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Cards were right for local players

    DIXON – The Dixon Monday Night Bridge Club has announced its Aug. 15 results.Placing first were Joyc ...
    Aug. 27, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • New readers sought at Rock Falls library

    ROCK FALLS – September is library card sign-up month at Rock Falls Public Library, 1007 Seventh Ave.
    Aug. 27, 2016 - 1:15 am
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