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  • Bridge players’ latest scores

    DIXON – The Dixon Monday Night Bridge Club has announced its Feb. 1 results.Barb Bass of Princeton a ...
    Feb. 13, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Easier than 1-2-3 at Northside Elementary

    MORRISON – After a few minutes, the chorus of coughs at Northside Elementary School became white noise, and a visitor could practically hear the gears ...
    Feb. 12, 2016 - 6:46 pm
  • Dixon woman facing drug-induced homicide charge

    DIXON – A Dixon woman accused of providing the heroin that killed another woman – who was using the drug for the first time – is in Lee County jail on ...
    Feb. 12, 2016 - 6:23 pm
  • County moves to streamline building codes

    The Northwest Illinois Regional Building Code is a collaborative effort to standardize building, electrical, and plumbing codes in the region.
    Feb. 12, 2016 - 6:05 pm
  • Blood drive registration set Monday, Tuesday at SVCC

    DIXON – Sign-up for a Feb. 29 blood drive will be from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Monday and Tuesday outside the Sauk Cafe at Sauk Valley Community Colle ...
    Feb. 12, 2016 - 7:59 pm
  • Tickets available for Whiteside Republicans Lincoln Day dinner

    DEER GROVE – The Whiteside County Republican Central Committee annual Lincoln Day Dinner will be March 11 at Deer Valley Country Club, 3298 Hoover Roa ...
    Feb. 12, 2016 - 8:06 pm
  • Local riders cruising for a cause to Memphis

    ROCK FALLS – Imagine taking a motorcycle ride across the countryside, the wind in your hair, nothing but the open road in front of you – and all while ...
    Feb. 12, 2016 - 5:33 pm
  • Room for growth for local farmers

    MOUNT CARROLL – Illinois may be faced with a busted budget and a backlog of bills, but the state’s still ready, willing – and able – to help its farme ...
    Feb. 12, 2016 - 5:04 pm
  • New restaraunt spices up downtown Oregon

    OREGON – If you haven’t been out to eat in Oregon lately, there’s a new resident in town who hopes you stop by for a visit: His name is Stan and he’s ...
    Feb. 12, 2016 - 5:06 pm
  • It’s the Top Dog of fundraisers

    DIXON – The seventh annual Top Dog fundraiser for Granny Rose Animal Shelter will be March 5 and 6 at Dixon Elks Lodge, 1279 Franklin Grove Road.
    Feb. 12, 2016 - 8:53 pm
  • With FBI ring tightening, last Oregon occupiers give up

    BURNS, Ore. (AP) – With the FBI tightening its ring around them, the last four holdouts in the armed ...
    Feb. 11, 2016 - 11:08 pm
  • Congress gives final OK to banning local Internet taxes

    WASHINGTON (AP) – Congress voted Thursday to permanently bar state and local governments from taxing ...
    Feb. 11, 2016 - 11:09 pm
  • No winner in VFW Queen of Hearts fundraiser

    DIXON – The Queen of Hearts didn't show her face Thursday night at the Dixon VFW, but a lot of other people did, and we do mean a lot. 
    Feb. 11, 2016 - 11:25 pm
  • Chicago man wins $1M lawsuit alleging police rigged lineup

    CHICAGO (AP) – A Chicago man won a $1 million verdict this week in a lawsuit that accused police of ...
    Feb. 11, 2016 - 9:16 pm
  • Children sue a former state legislature over porn videos

    CHICAGO (AP) – Former Illinois state Rep. Keith Farnham has been sued by two children who say they a ...
    Feb. 11, 2016 - 11:02 pm
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    Reader Poll

    Of all the U.S. presidents born in February, which one is your favorite?
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