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  • Early voting expands in Illinois ahead of election

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) – Early voting opportunities have greatly expanded across Illinois as of Monday.Ear ...
    Oct. 25, 2016 - 9:30 am
  • Dixon airport could still earn its wings

    The City Council is leaning toward keeping the Dixon Municipal Airport running by finding ways to generate revenue and operate with an effective manag ...
    Oct. 25, 2016 - 10:11 am
  • Sauk board considers cutting back on free tuition

    Sauk is considering reducing the amount of tuition waivers it gives select students, to help make up for its budget deficit.
    Oct. 25, 2016 - 9:22 am
  • Dixon students help paint polio into a corner

    Aspyn Shaw, a fourth-grader at Madison Elementary School in Dixon, paints a student's pinkie fingernail purple Monday for World Polio Day.
    Oct. 25, 2016 - 9:28 am
  • Investigation into fatal crash involving Whiteside deputy continues

    The investigation into the fatal crash involving a Whiteside County Sheriff's deputy in which a motorcyclist was killed is not yet complete.
    Oct. 24, 2016 - 11:21 pm
  • Former Sterling man is on a fast track to learning

    MORRISON – When Lennon Rodgers attended Sterling schools, he started out more interested in music and art than engineering.
    Oct. 25, 2016 - 11:41 am
  • Search for missing man includes river drags

    DIXON – As the search for a 27-year-old man missing a week continues, the Dixon Fire Department will be dragging the Rock River periodically this week ...
    Oct. 25, 2016 - 9:39 am
  • Online, alternative learning program coming to Challand

    An alternative learning program at Challand Middle School will allow students who are struggling, for whatever reason, to isolate and focus on the cur ...
    Oct. 25, 2016 - 9:25 am
  • Nebraska man with Sterling ties breaks world running record

    NEW YORK CITY – Pete Kostelnick, a Lincoln, Nebraska, man with Sterling ties, just broke the 36-year-old record for running coast-to-coast – and he di ...
    Oct. 26, 2016 - 12:02 am
  • U.S. Senate race in Illinois loses some of its spotlight

    Once closely watched contest has fewer eyes on it as Duckworth lead grows, but don't count out Kirk yet
    Oct. 24, 2016 - 12:58 am
  • Riding for a cause: Blackhawk Trail Riders help Shop with a Cop

    The Blackhawk Trail Riders raised enough this weekend to sponsor about a dozen children for the annual Shop with a Cop program.
    Oct. 24, 2016 - 9:52 am
  • Ballot selfies: Posing a problem?

    TRENTON, N.J. (AP) – You probably already know whether you’ll vote for Donald Trump or Hillary Clint ...
    Oct. 24, 2016 - 10:27 pm
  • Rock Falls veteran looking to spread the light

    ROCK FALLS – Rock Falls veteran Burt Fuller is looking for a few more lights for his holiday tribute to fellow service members.
    Oct. 24, 2016 - 12:39 am
  • Study: More lighting on farm vehicles would reduce number of crashes

    Traffic crashes involving combines and tractors would decrease by more than half if state policies r ...
    Oct. 24, 2016 - 1:02 am
  • Officials shoot at drone during weekend of pipeline protests

    MANDAN, N.D. (AP) – Law enforcement officials fired at an unmanned aircraft and a group of Dakota Ac ...
    Oct. 25, 2016 - 9:31 am
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