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  • A day in the country at Sterling elementary school

    Students at Jefferson Elementary School in Sterling enjoyed Country Day on Friday. They learned line dances, and got to see and pet animals both insid ...
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 7:04 pm
  • Dateline Dixon: Royalty runs in the family

    DIXON – When Sesily Gaffey was crowned Dixon High School homecoming queen, she continued a family tradition.
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 5:31 pm
  • IDOT: Rock Falls bridge to reopen around mid-November

    DIXON – The $1.7 million repair project that has shut down the U.S. Route 30 bridge over the Rock Ri ...
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 8:34 pm
  • Fulton boil order lifted

    FULTON – The boil order for the residents from 20th Avenue South from Fourth Street to Sixth Street was lifted Friday. If residents have any questions ...
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 8:05 pm
  • Eastland schools will get faster internet

    LANARK – Eastland School District students will be getting faster Internet as a Christmas present this year.
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 9:01 am
  • Nearly 400 state jobs could be moved to Springfield

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) — A state agency survey shows nearly 400 state jobs could be relocated to Springfie ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 11:00 pm
  • Social service providers want Supreme Court to settle suit against state

    CHICAGO (AP) – Social service providers want the Illinois Supreme Court to intervene in their legal ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 10:59 pm
  • U.S. soldier killed in bomb blast in Iraq

    BARTELLA, Iraq (AP) – In a significant escalation of the battle for Mosul, elite Iraqi special force ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 10:58 pm
  • Support groups, clubs and services

    Saturday, Oct. 22Overeaters Anonymous, 9 a.m., Gateway Faith Fellowship parsonage, 701 14th Ave., Fu ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 10:56 pm
  • 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
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