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  • Concerns about winter access for UTVs on Stengel Trail

    UTV riders want to use Joe Stengel Trail year-round, but snowmobile groups are concerned about safety in the winter, and general wear and tear.
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 9:49 am
  • SUV collides with Eastland school bus

    SHANNON – Three people were taken to a hospital, but no students were hurt, when an SUV collided with the back of an Eastland school bus stopped at a ...
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 6:57 pm
  • Passion and creativity run DeWilde in Oregon

    OREGON – Introducing elementary school kids to the many styles and perspectives of art can be rewarding – literally and figuratively. Just ask Oregon ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 9:47 am
  • Suspects sought in vehicle burglaries

    DIXON – Dixon Police are looking for at least three people, driving a GMC SUV, who are suspected of burglarizing several unlocked vehicles around 5 Th ...
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 8:45 pm
  • Governor wants students to send videos of unique ways they're learning

    Teachers, rally your troops. Brainiacs, stir up those creative juices. Aspiring videographers, clean off those lenses. Here’s your shot to impress the ...
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 9:03 pm
  • Illowa Flyers will meet in Iowa

    ERIE – The Illowa Sport Flyers January meal and meeting will be held Saturday at Buzzy’s, 414 Main St., in Welton, Iowa.
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 8:17 pm
  • LEARN AND LIVE: Big shoes to fill at Newman – for now

    Newman Central Catholic High School teacher and coach Ann Propheter is in a Winfield hospital after suffering a stroke Tuesday.
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 8:45 pm
  • Bridal Fair 2017 back at Sauk on Feb. 5

    DIXON – The annual Sauk Valley Bridal Fair, the area's largest, runs from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Feb. 5 a ...
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 11:35 pm
  • Top 5 things to do this weekend: Jan. 13-15, 2017

    Looking for something fun to do this weekend in the Sauk Valley? Here are five suggestions from the Sauk Valley Media news staff.
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 8:46 pm
  • Objection to Sterling school board members' petitions overruled

    An objection to two Sterling school board members’ petitions to run in the upcoming election was shot down this morning, allowing them to stay on the ...
    Jan. 14, 2017 - 11:34 am
  • Wine/beer tasting and auction will benefit Catholic schools in Dixon

    DIXON – The Dixon Knights of Columbus Home Association and St. Anne and St. Mary Catholic schools are hosting a “Knight of Wine and Beer Tasting and D ...
    Jan. 11, 2017 - 11:41 pm
  • Winter Fest will kick off year-long birthday Saturday in Mount Carroll

    MOUNT CARROLL – A year-long celebration of the city’s sesquicentennial will begin with Winter Fest, from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday at Point Rock Park on Mi ...
    Jan. 11, 2017 - 11:41 pm
  • Polo theater group will host annual Masquerade Ball

    POLO – The Polo Area Community Theatre will host its third annual Masquerade Ball from 7 to 11 p.m. Saturday at the Buffalo Township Hall, 117 S. Fran ...
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 11:33 pm
  • Support groups, clubs and services

    Friday, Jan. 13Childhood immunization clinic; women, infants and children clinic; and family plannin ...
    Jan. 11, 2017 - 11:37 pm
  • Walgreens, FedEx to offer package pickup and drop-off at pharmacies

    By the end of next year, most Walgreens customers will be able to pick up prescriptions and packages ...
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 12:06 am
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