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  • Bloody Gulch to close for repairs Friday, Monday

    DIXON – Bloody Gulch Road will be closed part of the day Friday and Monday for repair work.Dixon cit ...
    April 16, 2015 - 6:49 pm
  • PFLAG to meet Sunday in Dixon

    DIXON – PFLAG Sauk Valley will meet at 2:30 p.m. Sunday in the Eels room at St. Luke Episcopal Church, 221 W. Third St.
    April 16, 2015 - 6:49 pm
  • Retirement system speaker to address local teachers

    ROCK FALLS – Rock River Valley Illinois Education Association–Retired will meet at 11 a.m. April 30 at American Bar and Grill, 2105 First Ave.
    April 16, 2015 - 6:49 pm
  • Kids' Earth Day events Saturday at Twin Cities Farmers Market

    STERLING – Earth Day activities will be held from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday at Twin City Farmers Market, 106 Avenue A.
    April 16, 2015 - 6:50 pm
  • How to use video effectively for local marketing

    Video is a powerful marketing tool for small business. Thanks to high speed Internet, YouTube and Facebook, and the rise of mobile prevalence, more vi ...
    April 16, 2015 - 2:55 pm
  • Sterling man turns love of aviation into a model art form

    STERLING – Every few years, Terry Powell combines his love of history, architecture, and building model aircraft into one art form: dioramas.
    April 16, 2015 - 9:10 pm
  • Doing nothing about Dixon High School is off the table

    DIXON – Dixon School Board President Pam Tourtillott said doing nothing and letting Dixon High School deteriorate is not an option.
    April 17, 2015 - 12:24 pm
  • As death of Lincoln marked, caretakers of tomb face setbacks

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) – Caretakers of Abraham Lincoln’s tomb are on the defensive over an unflattering cr ...
    April 15, 2015 - 9:42 pm
  • Seattle CEO to cut his pay so every worker earns $70,000

    SEATTLE (AP) – For some companies, Seattle’s new $15 minimum wage law isn’t doing enough to help wor ...
    April 15, 2015 - 9:01 pm
  • 'Entopreneurs' feed growing appetite for edible insects

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – They hop. They crawl. They squirm. And they could be coming to a dinner plate n ...
    April 15, 2015 - 9:01 pm
  • Titanic exhibit headed to Peoria Riverfront Museum

    PEORIA (AP) – An exhibit of relics salvaged from the Titanic is headed to Peoria’s Riverfront Museum ...
    April 15, 2015 - 9:00 pm
  • Quarter auction planned to benefit BVHS

    MANLIUS – A Quartermania auction to raise funds for Bureau Valley High School’s Renaissance Program will be April 21 at the school, 2125 County Road N ...
    April 15, 2015 - 9:00 pm
  • Rauner extends tax return deadline for tornado victims

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) – Gov. Bruce Rauner has extended tax return deadlines for residents affected by las ...
    April 15, 2015 - 8:58 pm
  • Low-lying dams drown hundreds of unsuspecting victims

    DES MOINES, Iowa – For the better part of a century, submerged dams were workhorses of the American ...
    April 15, 2015 - 8:59 pm
  • Lawmakers: Bill could increase federal funds for local disasters

    STERLING – A House bill passed in committee Wednesday would make it more likely that regions like the Sauk Valley would receive federal funding in the ...
    April 15, 2015 - 8:43 pm
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