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  • Nearly 1 in 3 on Medicare got commonly abused opioids

    CHICAGO (AP) – Nearly 12 million Medicare beneficiaries received at least one prescription for an op ...
    June 22, 2016 - 8:37 pm
  • Jimmy John’s agrees not to enforce non-compete agreement

    NEW YORK (AP) – New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman says the Jimmy John’s sandwich chain has agreed to stop including non-compete agreements i ...
    June 22, 2016 - 9:04 pm
  • Rebellious Democrats disrupt House, stage protest over guns

    WASHINGTON (AP) – Rebellious Democrats shut down the House's legislative work on Wednesday, staging ...
    June 22, 2016 - 10:15 pm
  • Find way to see ‘Forever Plaid’ outside Woodlawn

    STERLING – The Sauk Valley Theatre Alliance will present “Forever Plaid” for its fifth year of Theatre in The Park at 7 p.m. today, Friday and Saturda ...
    June 22, 2016 - 8:23 pm
  • ‘Having Our Say’ on stage at TLP

    MOUNT CARROLL – “Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters’ First 100 Years,” by Emily Mann and based on the best-selling memoir of Sadie and Bessie Delany w ...
    June 22, 2016 - 8:22 pm
  • Bloomin' on the Rock ready to ... rock

    DIXON – It’s that time of the year again. Flowers have bloomed everywhere you look, and Rock River Garden Club’s Bloomin’ on the Rock is ready to retu ...
    June 22, 2016 - 8:22 pm
  • Old Settlers Days returns in Lanark

    LANARK – Old Settlers Days will celebrate its sweet 16 this weekend at Lanark City Park on West Claremont Street.
    June 22, 2016 - 8:22 pm
  • Public gets one last extension to comment on rail project

    The new deadline is July 15 for public comment on a proposed rail project that could impact Ogle and Lee counties.
    June 22, 2016 - 8:14 pm
  • ComEd rates dip below cities' plans

    When ComEd announced its rates in May, it gave ratepayers in the Sterling and Dixon aggregation plans something to think about.
    June 22, 2016 - 8:09 pm
  • The metamorphosis of a social butterfly

    STERLING – What a week little Isabella Harrold is having. The 4-year-old has met cows, pigs, bunnies and more during farm tours through the Ag in the ...
    June 22, 2016 - 8:12 pm
  • MCH showing off its new clinic space Sunday

    The Community Care Clinic at Morrison Community Hospital has moved up a floor, and expanded. You can take a look for yourself at an
    June 22, 2016 - 8:21 pm
  • Fireworks displays across the Sauk Valley

    The fireworks begin at dusk with a plethora of patriotic displays.July 1:Sterling: Gates open at 5 p ...
    June 22, 2016 - 8:14 pm
  • Support groups, clubs and services

    Friday, June 24Women, infants and children clinic; and family planning services, Lee County Health D ...
    June 22, 2016 - 3:12 pm
  • Support groups, clubs and services

    Thursday, June 23Childhood immunization clinic; women, infants and children clinic; and family plann ...
    June 22, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Rock Falls looks to close book on year of unexpected expenses

    ROCK FALLS – Spending exceeded fiscal year 2016 budget projections, but the city still managed to st ...
    June 21, 2016 - 9:48 pm
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