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  • Bingo, taco bar Sunday in Polo

    POLO – St. Mark Lutheran Church’s Sunday school, 201 N. Division Ave., will have Barnyard Bingo at 11:30 a.m. Sunday.
    Jan. 21, 2017 - 1:15 am
  • Amnesty offered by Jan. 31

    POLO – During January patrons can return overdue library materials and late fees may be waived at Polo Public Library, 302 W. Mason St.
    Jan. 21, 2017 - 1:15 am
  • Pancake breakfast to raise funds for trip

    DIXON – The junior-senior class of Faith Christian School of Grand Detour will have a pancake fundraiser from 8 to 11 a.m. Jan. 28 at First United Met ...
    Jan. 21, 2017 - 1:15 am
  • Angus association names new member

    ERIE – Cody Jacobs of Erie is a new junior member of the American Angus Association.Junior members a ...
    Jan. 21, 2017 - 1:15 am
  • Researcher discovers communitarians

    PRINCETON – The Bureau County Genealogical Society will have its regular monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday at the society library, 629 S. Main St.
    Jan. 21, 2017 - 1:15 am
  • Carroll County briefs

    Meetings and events have been scheduled in Carroll County: • Carroll County 4-H Foundation, 7 p.m. ...
    Jan. 21, 2017 - 1:15 am
  • Benefit needs baked goods

    MOUNT MORRIS – A bake sale will be held in conjunction with the February Finds Antiques and Collectibles Market.
    Jan. 21, 2017 - 1:15 am
  • Local group heads to D.C. for Women’s March

    A group of 30 Sauk Valley women is on its way to the nation's capital to join the Women's March on Washington.
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 7:32 pm
  • Trump takes charge, assertive but untested 45th US president

    WASHINGTON (AP) – Pledging emphatically to empower America's "forgotten men and women," Donald Trump ...
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 8:34 pm
  • Dateline Dixon: New United Way office gets some TLC

    What's going on in Dixon? The new United Way of Lee County office got some TLC this week, and tours of the Lee County Jail are going to start soon.
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 5:05 pm
  • Sauk Valley schools react to lead-testing legislation

    The governor signed a law Monday requiring all Illinois elementary schools and day cares to test their water for lead. Some Sauk Valley school distric ...
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 7:37 pm
  • Ogle County sheriff, family attend Trump inauguration

    The Ogle County Sheriff joined thousands in Washington, D.C. Friday to witness President Donald Trump's inauguration.
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 7:44 pm
  • Dixon council candidate holding meet-and-greet Saturday

    DIXON – City Council candidate JD Grant is inviting voters to a meet-and-greet from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Loveland Community House and Museum, ...
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 3:53 pm
  • Dixon businesses, school district, agency on Day 5 of phone outage

    DIXON – Kreider Services, the Dixon school district office, and Borg Warner are among CenturyLink cu ...
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 7:48 pm
  • Sterling shop still firing on all cylinders

    Ron's Automotive does a custom engine machining and rebuilding on lawn mowers, dump trucks and everything in between.
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 3:58 pm
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