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  • Fitness hearing for Rock Falls man will remain open, judge rules

    A judge ruled Tuesday that the hearing to determine a Rock Falls man's fitness to stand trial in his criminal case should remain open – but with cert ...
    May 24, 2016 - 11:35 pm
  • Dollar General plans put on hold in Mount Carroll

    MOUNT CARROLL – Dollar General won’t be laying the groundwork on a new store right now, and it’s gro ...
    May 24, 2016 - 11:37 pm
  • Sauk weaves degree programs into web curriculum

    You can now complete one of three degree programs or four certifications at Sauk Valley Community College without setting foot on campus – aside from ...
    May 24, 2016 - 11:40 pm
  • Big prize reeled in for Rock Falls catfish tourney

    A Ford F-150 truck has been added to the prize list for the Bass Pro Shops Big Cat Quest tourney to be held June 25-26 in Rock Falls.
    May 24, 2016 - 11:36 pm
  • The catch of the day: Nice weather

    It was a positively picturesque day in the Sauk Valley on Tuesday, and that meant it was a good time go fishing.
    May 25, 2016 - 5:11 pm
  • Tickets for rifle raffle being sold

    MORRISON – A rifle worth about $700 is being raffled to benefit Whiteside County Soil and Water Conservation District programs.
    May 24, 2016 - 9:50 pm
  • Prairie clean-up day June 4 in Oregon

    OREGON – The Prairie Preservation Society of Ogle County will hold a tour and work day at 9 a.m. June 4 at Sand Ridge, 2879 S. Daysville Road.
    May 24, 2016 - 9:50 pm
  • Electronics can be dropped off for recycling day

    DIXON – Electronic waste will be accepted from area residents from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday at Secure Recycling Services, 629 Palmyra Road.
    May 24, 2016 - 9:46 pm
  • Boil order in effect for several businesses

    STERLING – A boil order is in effect for the East Fourth Street retail area after a water main broke Tuesday afternoon behind the Kmart building.
    May 25, 2016 - 5:09 pm
  • Support groups, clubs and services

    Thursday, May 26Childhood immunization clinic; women, infants and children clinic; and family planni ...
    May 24, 2016 - 2:33 pm
  • Morrison faced with nearly $3 million in road work

    The Morrison City Council is looking at ways to fix the roads in the city. They want to use the local option sales tax, but more funding is needed.
    May 23, 2016 - 10:47 pm
  • State election board questions automatic voter registration

    CHICAGO (AP) – A plan to make Illinois the next state to allow automatic voter registration is movin ...
    May 23, 2016 - 9:19 pm
  • Updating Illinois IDs won't cost require more state money

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) – The Illinois Secretary of State’s office says a plan to issue driver’s licenses a ...
    May 24, 2016 - 8:18 am
  • Sterling liquor commission considering freeze on licenses

    The Sterling Liquor Commission is looking at freezing the number of licenses available. Future applications would be considered on a case-by-case basi ...
    May 23, 2016 - 9:05 pm
  • Dixon man killed in construction accident

    ROCHELLE – A Dixon man was killed Monday afternoon while working in a construction zone on eastbound Interstate 88 near Rochelle, the Illinois State P ...
    May 23, 2016 - 9:06 pm
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