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  • Everyone loves same-day delivery, until they have to pay

    NEW YORK (AP) – Everyone likes the idea of same-day delivery. But who wants to pay for it?That’s the ...
    Nov. 23, 2015 - 11:02 pm
  • Ministers have tense meeting with mayor over police shooting

    CHICAGO (AP) – Amid concerns about possible unrest, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel held a tense meeting ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 1:39 pm
  • Rauner not hiring firm for Lincoln Museum director search

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) – Gov. Bruce Rauner’s administration will find a new director for the Abraham Linco ...
    Nov. 23, 2015 - 11:07 pm
  • U of Illinois hikes aid, drops scores for in-state students

    CHAMPAIGN (AP) – After years of pursuing higher-paying international students and watching in-state ...
    Nov. 23, 2015 - 11:01 pm
  • Illinois AG Madigan releases annual safe shopping guide

    CHICAGO (AP) – Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan has released a list of toys and children’s pro ...
    Nov. 23, 2015 - 11:08 pm
  • Wednesday, Nov. 25Women, infants and children clinic; and family planning services, Lee County Healt ...
    Nov. 23, 2015 - 10:58 pm
  • 450 pounds of generosity in Dixon

    Dixon Knights of Columbus bar manager Gary Gornik totals up the bill Monday afternoon after purchasing 30 turkeys with all the fixings for Council 690 ...
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 9:12 am
  • SVCC puts college data on display

    DIXON – It’s one thing to talk about what is going on at Sauk Valley Community College. It’s another thing to show it.
    Nov. 23, 2015 - 10:23 pm
  • Rock Falls woman charged with theft from booster club

    ROCK FALLS – A former Montmorency School Athletic Boosters Club member is charged with stealing thousands of dollars from the club.
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 9:58 am
  • City moves ahead with utility tax

    STERLING – The city attorney is drawing up a utilities tax ordinance that, if passed by the City Council, could add a new revenue stream of up to $2 m ...
    Nov. 23, 2015 - 10:48 pm
  • Local leaders get a taste of poverty

    ROCK FALLS – Hot dogs, macaroni and cheese, rice casserole, and chicken noodle soup: it’s not a meal fit for a king – nor is it a meal fit for low-inc ...
    Nov. 23, 2015 - 10:21 pm
  • Amboy youth to help make wreaths Sunday

    AMBOY – Teen Turf volunteers will help children make free Christmas wreaths from noon to 3 p.m. Sunday at the former Twigs & Sprigs store, 100 N. Maso ...
    Nov. 23, 2015 - 10:54 pm
  • Thursday garden sale to benefit KSB auxiliary

    DIXON – Distinctive Gardens will sell wreaths, swags, trees, roping, and other holiday decor from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 3 in the first-floor annex at ...
    Nov. 23, 2015 - 10:55 pm
  • Sunday's service the last for departing Nazarene pastor

    STERLING – After 9 years, Bob Hasselbring, pastor of First Church of the Nazarene, will hold his last local service at 10:45 a.m. Sunday at the church ...
    Nov. 23, 2015 - 10:56 pm
  • Vendors invited to sign up for bridal fair

    DIXON – Does your business sell products and services for weddings, receptions, catering, flowers and more? If so, the 2016 Sauk Valley Bridal Fair is ...
    Nov. 23, 2015 - 10:53 pm
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