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  • Whiteside County public transit not cutting services

    The lack of state funding to public transportation systems has led many agencies to cut services with the threat of shutting down by the end of the ye ...
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 9:00 am
  • Workshop to help disabled find work

    STERLING – The guest speaker of an upcoming workshop is excited to get to know disabled folks from the Sauk Valley, then help lay out a strategy to ge ...
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 9:03 am
  • Tree removal along state Route 2 could slow traffic

    DIXON – Work is scheduled to begin Monday on removing trees from a nearly 2-mile stretch of state Route 2 north of Latham Road to south of Roscoe Road ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 7:43 pm
  • Chana teacher, her son were Byron house fire victims

    The Byron woman who died in a house fire Wednesday along with her 3-year-old son was a 31-year-old teacher who grew up in Mount Morris.
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 8:52 pm
  • State's attorney clears Dixon police in officer-involved shooting

    The Lee County State's Attorney has reviewed video evidence and cleared officers of any wrongdoing in the officer-involved shooting last month.
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 8:34 am
  • Custom-built for the Sauk Valley

    ROCK FALLS – Elite Custom Cycle still is in the process of moving from Iowa to Rock Falls, but for its owners, the Sauk Valley always has felt like ho ...
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 8:39 am
  • Prescription drug disposal day Saturday throughout Sauk Valley

    STERLING – Area agencies will accept expired, unused, and unwanted prescriptions Saturday during the Drug Enforcement Agency’s National Prescription D ...
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 8:55 am
  • Day Trip: Up, up and away – to Chicago

    Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago offers an adult evening as well as a new temporary exhibit focusing on flight.
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 8:53 am
  • Top 5 things to do: Oct. 21-23, 2016

    Looking for something fun to do this weekend in the Sauk Valley? Here are five suggestions from the Sauk Valley Media news staff.
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 12:18 pm
  • Part of Fulton under boil order

    FULTON – Residents along 20th Avenue South from Fourth to Sixth streets are advised to boil drinking and cooking water after a water main break.
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 10:51 am
  • Enjoy fall with festivities in Nachusa

    NACHUSA – The Nachusa Lutheran Home Fall Fest is set for noon to 2 p.m. Oct. 30 at the facility, 1261 state Route 38.
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 11:01 pm
  • Pumpkin Fest set for Saturday in Mount Carroll

    MOUNT CARROLL – Get pumped up for Mount Carroll Pumpkin Fest, which is set for Saturday in the city’s downtown.
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 9:04 pm
  • Vocalists invited to join annual cantata

    MOUNT MORRIS – Area singers are welcome to perform with other state vocalists and musicians in a community Christmas concert.
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 9:57 am
  • Support groups, clubs and services

    Friday, Oct. 21Childhood immunization clinic; women, infants and children clinic; and family plannin ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 11:21 pm
  • Debate takeaways: Nastiness and stubborness

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Trailing in the polls, Donald Trump had little to lose in his final debate against ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 11:17 pm
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