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  • Where are They Now: Oregon grad will take full hearts over smarts

    Maisie Mahoney was poised to change the world.One of 13 girls on the IHSA All-State Academic Team, s ...
    April 27, 2016 - 9:30 pm

    Thursday, April 28Childhood immunization clinic; women, infants and children clinic; and family plan ...
    April 27, 2016 - 12:05 am
  • Union go to Illinois labor board over contract

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) – The Illinois Labor Relations Board is weighing whether negotiations have st ...
    April 27, 2016 - 12:03 am
  • Could marijuana help treat painkiller and heroin addiction?

    CONCORD, N.H. (AP) – The growing number of patients who claim marijuana helped them drop their paink ...
    April 27, 2016 - 12:03 am
  • Reacting to Flint crisis, EPA launches US drinking water study

    WASHINGTON – The public health crisis caused by high lead levels in Flint’s water and the toxic alga ...
    April 27, 2016 - 12:03 am
  • Trump does clean sweep of primaries

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Donald Trump swept all five Republican primaries Tuesday, a commanding showing a ...
    April 27, 2016 - 12:03 am
  • Chicago crosses 50 million mark for domestic visitors in 2015, city says

    Chicago surpassed the 50 million mark for domestic visitors annually for the first time in 2015, wit ...
    April 28, 2016 - 6:27 pm
  • Settlement reached in Illinois apartment fire that killed 6

    AURORA (AP) – Relatives of six people who perished 5 years ago in an apartment building fire in subu ...
    April 27, 2016 - 12:01 am
  • Volunteer firefighter accused of arson in northern Illinois

    FREEPORT (AP) – A 20-year-old volunteer firefighter is accused of setting several fires in northern ...
    April 27, 2016 - 12:01 am
  • Rock Island woman who faked cancer gets 4 years in prison

    ROCK ISLAND (AP) – An Illinois woman was sentenced to 4 years in prison after she admitted to lying ...
    April 27, 2016 - 12:00 am
  • Dixon One reaches consensus on composition

    DIXON – The governing board that will anchor the city’s future tourism, marketing and development hub will consist of members encompassing a range of ...
    April 26, 2016 - 10:52 pm
  • An education in political participation in Sterling

    STERLING – Even with 20 years of living in Sterling under her belt, Raquel Sifuentes found voting in the recent primary election intimidating.
    April 26, 2016 - 10:48 pm
  • Merrill students line up in new cafeteria

    A student bellies up to the lunch counter Tuesday in the new cafeteria at Merrill School in Rock Falls. On the menu: A corn dog, beans, fruit and a ro ...
    April 26, 2016 - 10:49 pm
  • Consolidation likely to claim Rock Falls dispatch

    Whiteside County officials continue to work on a dispatch consolidation plan that is due to the state by July 1.
    April 26, 2016 - 10:50 pm
  • Amboy man puts pedal to the battle against MS

    DIXON – Jeff Leffelman zipped around the parking lot at Green River Cyclery on Tuesday afternoon on his recumbent bike, a day removed from a 10-mile t ...
    April 26, 2016 - 10:47 pm
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