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  • Camp Dixon director to include Sauk Valley's at-risk youth

    A Chicago man wants to expand the summer camp he hosts in Dixon to include underprivileged Sauk Valley kids.
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 5:17 pm
  • The People's Voice: The league that Stutzke built

    STERLING – Dave Stutzke is sort of the Jamie Moyer of Little League baseball. Similar to the way th ...
    Jan. 14, 2017 - 6:35 am
  • Volunteers seek school supply donations

    DIXON – ABC AmeriCorps at Sauk Valley Community College will hold a classroom supplies drive next Monday through Friday in honor of Dr. Martin Luther ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 8:58 pm
  • Rauner names Moffitt assistant ag director

    SPRINGFIELD – Former state Rep. Don Moffitt is the new assistant director of the Department of Agriculture, Gov. Bruce Rauner announced Friday.
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 9:30 pm
  • Human connections give job seekers a leg up beyond LinkedIn and other electronic contacts

    MINNEAPOLIS – Human connections still rule, even in the digital-saturated era of online job searches ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 1:39 pm
  • Expanding his vision in Dixon

    When Bob Klomann looked at where his customers were coming from, one thing was plain to see: He needed a shop in Dixon.
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 2:18 pm
  • Illinois Supreme Court hears arguments over hospital tax exemptions

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) – Lawyers for a central Illinois hospital and the city of Urbana on Thursday went b ...
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 11:31 pm
  • Buddy Greco, who ran with the Rat Pack and had a hit in ‘The Lady Is a Tramp,’ dies at 90

    Buddy Greco, the jazz singer, piano player and long-running Vegas showman whose hits included “The L ...
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 11:30 pm
  • Support group, clubs and services

    Saturday, Jan. 14Alcoholics Anonymous, 9 a.m., closed, Big Book, United Methodist Church, 201 E. Chi ...
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 11:29 pm
  • Warehouse or self-storage? Business plans on hold for now

    A planned business project request on West 16th Street along the U.S. 30 business corridor was tabled until its zoning designation could be more clear ...
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 11:46 pm
  • Mayor meets with state bicentennial planners

    The Illinois Bicentennial Commission started planning celebrations for the state's 200th birthday Thursday.
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 9:43 am
  • 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
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