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  • Rock Falls High School September Student of the Month: Tess Schaefer

    Tess Schaefer, 17, of Rock Falls is Rock Falls High School’s September Student of the Month. She is the daughter of Kelly and Martin Schaefer, and she ...
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 10:05 pm
  • Medical marijuana program Saturday in Dixon

    DIXON – PharmaCannis will have a free patient seminar on medical marijuana from 10:30 a.m. to noon Saturday at Home of Hope Cancer Wellness Center, 16 ...
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 10:03 pm
  • Information meeting Wednesday in Dixon for Italy trip

    DIXON – An informational meeting on a trip March 21 to 28 to Rome and Florence, Italy, will begin at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the cafeteria of Dixon High S ...
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 10:04 pm
  • Saturday, Oct. 10Alcoholics Anonymous, 9 a.m., closed, Big Book, United Methodist Church, 201 E. Chi ...
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 5:15 pm
  • Spooky and Snoopy: Parkview's Halloween game on point

    "It's the Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown," was one of three rooms decorated for Halloween at Parkway Center at 1801 Ave. G in Sterling. Staff members wor ...
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 10:02 pm
  • Have a close encounter at Brookfield Zoo

    BROOKFIELD – Visitors were welcomed to something different this July at Brookfield Zoo as the door was flung wide open to more interaction with the an ...
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 4:50 pm
  • Sauk gives public inside look at breast cancer

    Jennifer Patterson of Forreston walks through the breast health awareness exhibit AmeriBreast on Thursday morning at Sauk Valley Community College.
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 10:01 pm
  • Nearing the finish line on sale of Crundwell assets

    DIXON – The wait is over. The last belongings of Rita Crundwell will be auctioned online from Oct. ...
    Oct. 9, 2015 - 7:05 am
  • 2 charged with murder in DeKalb shooting

    DeKALB – Two men have been arrested on first-degree murder charges after an attempt to rob a drug dealer ended with a fatal shooting, DeKalb police sa ...
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 10:52 am
  • '101 Dalmatians Kids' to hit stage at SVCC

    STERLING – Woodlawn Arts Academy will present Disney’s “101 Dalmatians Kids” at 7 pm. Oct. 16 and 17, and 2 p.m. Oct. 17 and 18 in the Mathis Theatre ...
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 8:37 pm
  • Fundraiser set for Ronald Reagan Boyhood Home in Dixon

    DIXON – The Ronald Reagan Boyhood Home will host its third Mystery Dinner Fundraiser on Oct. 16 at the Elks Lodge, 1279 Franklin Grove Road.
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 8:52 pm
  • Spend an 'Evening at the Mill' near Franklin Grove

    FRANKLIN GROVE – The Franklin Grove Creek & Preservation Committee will hold an “Evening at the Mill” dinner and program Oct. 17 at the Franklin Creek ...
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 8:37 pm
  • West End festival to feature local bands

    DIXON – The first West End festival will please rock fans in the Sauk Valley on Saturday as it takes over First Street from Peoria to Highland avenues ...
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 8:47 pm
  • Prospective students can meet teachers at event

    MOUNT MORRIS – Aireloom Music will hold a Meet the Teachers open house from 2 to 4 p.m. Oct. 18 at the facility, 4167 Mud Creek Road.
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 8:37 pm
  • Support Groups, Clubs, and Services

    Friday, Oct. 9Childhood immunization clinic; women, infants and children clinic; and family planning ...
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 8:35 pm
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