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  • Support groups, clubs and services

    Friday, July 22Women, infants and children clinic; and family planning services, Lee County Health D ...
    July 21, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Dixon High project price sees nearly 4 percent uptick

    DIXON – In 8 months, the cost to build a new Dixon High School and bring all the district’s buildings up to code has gone up about 4 percent.
    July 20, 2016 - 10:51 pm
  • Former Sterling man arrested on sexual assault charges

    CLINTON, Iowa – A former Sterling man who had been wanted by police for what they say was sexual contact with a minor in Whiteside County has been arr ...
    July 21, 2016 - 10:39 am
  • Public hearing for Whiteside health department postponed

    A continuance of a public hearing for the Whiteside County Health Department's planned addition to its dental clinic was postponed shortly after the m ...
    July 20, 2016 - 8:10 pm
  • Reagan Boyhood Home names new director

    Pat Gorman, president of the Lee County historical and genealogical society, has been named the new executive director of the Ronald Reagan Boyhood Ho ...
    July 21, 2016 - 9:37 am
  • IDOT confirms low bid on Sterling trail project scrapped

    The Sterling Park District will have to come up with more money than expected for the schools trail project.
    July 20, 2016 - 10:52 pm
  • Dixon police, fire invite public to celebrate building anniversary

    The Dixon police and fire departments will be celebrating the Public Safety Building's 10-year anniversary with a community event on Aug. 6.
    July 21, 2016 - 9:23 am
  • Dixon prisoner will be released after murder charges dropped

    CHICAGO (AP) – A Dixon Correctional Center prisoner is one of two men who will be released after spe ...
    July 20, 2016 - 6:19 pm
  • Pink Heals returning to the Sauk Valley

    ROCK FALLS – The Pink Heals Tour will be in the area again July 29 and 30.The group of first respond ...
    July 20, 2016 - 5:12 pm
  • Fun for whole family at Morrison event

    MORRISON – The Morrison Parks and Recreation Department will hold its first Summer Extravaganza from noon to 8 p.m. July 30 at the Morrison Sports Com ...
    July 20, 2016 - 10:48 pm
  • Carnival, rodeo added to this year's 4-H fair lineup

    AMBOY – The Lee County 4-H Fair and Junior Show is beefing up its offerings. For the first time in ...
    July 21, 2016 - 9:21 am
  • Fundraiser set for former Rock Falls resident fighting MS

    A benefit Sunday will help a former Rock Falls resident raise money for a stem cell transplant to treat her multiple sclerosis.
    July 20, 2016 - 7:43 pm
  • A new view of the Rock

    A new river outfitter has opened in Oregon, offering water lovers and nature enthusiasts the opportunity to paddle, float and explore some of the most ...
    July 20, 2016 - 10:49 pm
  • Trump triumphs as GOP nominee, completing stunning climb

    CLEVELAND (AP) – United for a night, Republicans nominated Donald Trump Tuesday as their presidentia ...
    July 19, 2016 - 11:04 pm
  • Change in Illinois law could help victims’ families

    MURPHYSBORO (AP) – A change in Illinois law could help families fighting to learn the truth about th ...
    July 19, 2016 - 10:52 pm
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