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  • Husband convicted in wife’s murder

    PEORIA (AP) – A former Baptist missionary accused of shooting his wife to death on Valentine’s Day o ...
    July 22, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Police report five dead in accidents

    ELWOOD (AP) – Illinois State Police is reporting five people were killed in accidents involving truc ...
    July 22, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • 19-year-old arrested in April hit-and-run

    CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – One of two Rock Falls men wanted in a hit-and-run that left a Sterling man critically injured was arrested Monday morning in C ...
    July 21, 2014 - 10:50 pm
  • Former Coloma supervisor lands new township job

    Deb Burke, former supervisor for Coloma Township, now works for Berwyn Township in suburban Chicago.
    July 21, 2014 - 10:49 pm
  • Corn boil orders due by noon today

    ROCK FALLS – Just a reminder: You have until noon today get your delivery order in for the annual Rock Falls Rotary Corn Boil, which will run from 11 ...
    July 21, 2014 - 10:04 am
  • Support Groups, Clubs, and Services

    Tuesday, July 22Childhood immunization clinic; women, infants and children clinic; and family planni ...
    July 21, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Bags tourney, 50/50 raffle part of junior tackle fundraiser July 26

    POLO – The second Polo Junior Tackle Bags Tourney will begin at noon July 26 at The Just Us Place, 601 N. Union Ave.
    July 21, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Youth group aims to 'do good' in Chadwick

    CHADWICK – Somewhere between Mount Carroll and Milledgeville on state Route 40 is a tiny town that seemingly sprouts from the earth below. For the peo ...
    July 21, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Examining the economy of matrimony

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Ahead of their October wedding, Matt and Crystle Mariani cut back on date nights and ...
    July 21, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Picnic planned, as Sterling Kmart gang sticks together

    STERLING – Former employees of the now-closed Sterling Kmart had a farewell party in January, and now will gather for what promises to be a much more ...
    July 21, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Event set to help PADS shelter

    STERLING – Hiking for the Homeless, a 4-mile walk and fun fair to benefit Twin City PADS Homeless Shelter in Sterling, will be from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. J ...
    July 21, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Dogs take a dive at Southtown K9

    ROCK FALLS – Shannon Davis is a dog lover first and a dog trainer second. Because of her love for do ...
    July 21, 2014 - 9:57 am
  • United Way names accountant its executive director

    DIXON – “No one can do everything, but everyone can do something.” That’s a philosophy Jenny Koch li ...
    July 21, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Rebels take full control of plane crash bodies

    TOREZ, Ukraine (AP) – Rebels in eastern Ukraine took control Sunday of the bodies recovered from dow ...
    July 21, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Teens pitch in at Voluntourism event in Rock Falls

    Racheal Lage (left), 12, and Grace Hemminger, 15, sweep water off the sidewalks while volunteering with Firehouse of God Ministries on Saturday during ...
    July 21, 2014 - 1:15 am
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