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  • Fundraiser set for volunteer fire departments

    PROPHETSTOWN – Rockin’ On the Rock, a benefit concert for area volunteer fire departments and emergency medical staff, will be from 1 to 11 p.m. Aug. ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • City terminates agreement with RF Tourism

    ROCK FALLS – The city has decided to end its agreement with Rock Falls Tourism and is considering taking legal action to gain control of tourism money ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Garage sales to return next month in Rock Falls

    ROCK FALLS – Fall Garage Sale Days of the Rock Falls Chamber of Commerce will be Sept. 19-21 in Rock Falls and Sterling.
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Workshops start today for federal contracts

    SAVANNA – Tri-County Economic Development Alliance will sponsor workshops for businesses to become certified for government contracts, including the T ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Obama weighs immigration move

    WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama is considering key changes in the nation’s immigration syst ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Marijuana town hall attracts hundreds in Chicago

    CHICAGO (AP) – Will retailers be able to open a package of marijuana to give customers a whiff? Will ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Alderman, 29, dies of apparent stroke

    DES PLAINES (AP) – A first-term alderman in the Chicago suburb of Des Plaines has died of an apparen ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Websites offer new revenue opportunity

    BLOOMINGTON (AP) – Mary O’Connor is struggling to keep her business open, so she turned to social me ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Girl, 12, apparently drowns in pool

    ARLINGTON HEIGHTS (AP) – Officials say a 12-year-old Chicago girl who was pulled from a pool at an A ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Dixon mayor asks commissioners to reconsider votes

    DIXON – Mayor Jim Burke isn't giving up his efforts for a review of the city's financial controls. A ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 10:57 pm
  • Support Groups, Clubs, and Services

    Thursday, Aug. 21Childhood immunization clinic; women, infants and children clinic; and family plann ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Many vie for single medical marijuana permit in Lee County

    DIXON – The city made the first of several moves needed to sell a piece of land for a medical marijuana cultivation center, while another business ask ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Plans for maze halted in Rock Falls

    ROCK FALLS – Last fall, Terry Warren transformed his front yard at 201 Seventh Ave. into the 7th Avenue Shocker, a free haunted maze for the community ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 9:25 am
  • Fire district takes ownership of building, ambulances

    OREGON – The Oregon Ambulance Service building and vehicles now are property of the Oregon Fire Protection District.
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Volunteers needed for weekend lock cleanup

    ROCK FALLS – Rock Falls Voluntourism is looking for help Saturday and Sunday with cleanup and maintenance work along the Hennepin Canal Trail.
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 1:15 am
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