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  • Rock Falls Middle School students perform at open house

    Students perform during a Feb. 9 open house, breakfast at Rock Falls Middle School. ...
    Feb. 19, 2017 - 7:32 am
  • College honors

    NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY DeKALB – Those named to the fall dean’s list at Northern Illinois Univ ...
    Feb. 19, 2017 - 7:47 am
  • Round two of grant applications underway

    OREGON – Ogle County Solid Waste Management Department’s second round of Waste Reduction, Recycling Grant applications for the 2017 fiscal year is und ...
    Feb. 19, 2017 - 7:29 am
  • Area counties part of USDA repair program

    OREGON – Homeowners in Northern Illinois may be eligible to apply for home repair grants and low interest home improvement loans, through a U.S. Depar ...
    Feb. 19, 2017 - 7:29 am
  • Area riding clubs to have banquets

    The Tri-City Trail Rider’s Club annual dinner and dance banquet will be March 18 at the Moose Lodge, 1025 S. State St. Geneseo.
    Feb. 19, 2017 - 7:29 am
  • Kreider receives Walmart Foundation donation

    The Walmart Foundation donated $1,200,000 to 18 Illinois organizations through its State Giving program in 2016.
    Feb. 19, 2017 - 7:29 am
  • Boys to have Science Siesta

    ROCKFORD – A Science Siesta just for boys in fourth- through sixth-grades will be at the Discovery Center Children’s Museum, 711 N. Main St.
    Feb. 19, 2017 - 7:48 am
  • Buzz on bees highlight of program

    MORRISON – An informational workshop for beekeepers will be 10 a.m. to noon Feb. 25 at the Whiteside County Farm Bureau building, 100 E. Knox St.
    Feb. 19, 2017 - 7:49 am
  • Cattle Feeders Day set for March 7

    DIXON – The annual Illinois Cattle Feeders Day will be March 7, at Sauk Valley Community College, 173 state Route 2.
    Feb. 19, 2017 - 7:51 am
  • Workshops highlight of program at Sauk

    DIXON – Topics, from Wildlife in the Garden to Fruit Tree Pruning will be offered during the upcoming “Ready … Set … Grow” series.
    Feb. 19, 2017 - 7:52 am
  • Lee County Health Department happenings

    DIXON – Lee County Health Department, 309 S. Galena Ave., Suite 100, has three upcoming programs with a focus on health.
    Feb. 19, 2017 - 7:53 am
  • Spaghetti supper in Walnut

    WALNUT – First Christian Church of Walnut will have its 28th annual spaghetti supper from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Feb. 25 at 109 Red Oak Road.
    Feb. 19, 2017 - 7:54 am
  • Sterling library announces activities

    STERLING – A number of events have been planned at Sterling Public Library, 102 W. Third St. They a ...
    Feb. 19, 2017 - 7:55 am
  • Morrison benefit concert will benefit food pantry, charities

    MORRISON – “Morrison Sings,” a community concert that will benefit the Morrison Food Pantry and other local charities, will be at 3 p.m. Sunday at Mor ...
    Feb. 19, 2017 - 7:56 am
  • Coffee cakes to help with center

    STERLING – The Sterling-Rock Falls Historical Society has a fundraiser for the Lincoln Learning Center going on until Feb. 26.
    Feb. 19, 2017 - 7:23 am
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