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  • Ogle County OKs 50-year plan

    OREGON – Two Ogle County Board members voiced their concern Tuesday that a 50-year plan for buying property is too long-sighted.
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 10:17 pm
  • Whiteside board appoints commissioners, approves meeting dates

    MORRISON – The Whiteside County Board approved the appointment of a number of residents to various commissions, starting with the appointment of Jeffr ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 9:28 pm
  • Council recognizes longtime Rock Falls family

    ROCK FALLS – Louis and Doris Celletti will never be forgotten in Rock Falls. At its regular meeting ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 10:16 pm
  • Sterling man jailed on sex abuse charge

    MORRISON – A convicted felon from Sterling was being held Tuesday on a $150,000 bond after being arrested on a felony charge of aggravated criminal se ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 10:12 pm
  • Man appeals 2005 Ogle County murder conviction

    OREGON – A former Oregon man found guilty of a 2003 murder is seeking to have his conviction overturned.
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 10:13 pm
  • Sauk Valley representatives weigh in on CIA torture report

    Congressman Adam Kinzinger said the release of a CIA interrogation report this month fell into the category of partisan politics.
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 9:37 pm
  • Kinzinger tours Allied Locke Industries

    DIXON – Congressman Adam Kinzinger walked the floor of the Allied Locke Industries factory Tuesday morning, weaving his way through machinery in the e ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 9:09 pm
  • County assessment officer named Official of the Year

    DIXON – Wendy Ryerson, Lee County's chief assessment officer, was named 2014's County Official of the Year at Tuesday's Lee County Board meeting.
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 5:11 pm
  • Sony hackers reference 9/11 in new threats against theaters

    NEW YORK (AP) — Hackers calling themselves Guardians of Peace made ominous threats Tuesday against movie theaters showing Sony Pictures' film "The Int ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 3:31 pm
  • Cook County to join cameras-in-court program

    CHICAGO (AP) — The Illinois Supreme Court has allowed the use of cameras and audio recording devices in Cook County courts on an experimental basis st ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 2:50 pm
  • IRS’ ‘safe harbor’ loophole frustrates those fighting labor tax cheats

    WASHINGTON — IRS revenue officer Dean Prodromos was rarely a welcome guest when he arrived in the lobby of a company asking about its books.
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 10:48 am
  • Congress OKs electronic duck stamp to fund conservation

    WASHINGTON — Amid a raucous, divisive windup to the 113th Congress, members found agreement on bringing duck stamps into the electronic age.
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 10:48 am
  • Poll: Majority of Americans say CIA interrogation methods were justified

    WASHINGTON — Just over half of Americans say they believe the interrogation methods the CIA used against terrorism suspects in the years after the Sep ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 10:48 am
  • Children among 130 dead in Taliban attack on Pakistan school

    PESHAWAR, Pakistan — Pakistani Taliban militants stormed an army-run school Tuesday, killing at least 130 people, including scores of children, many o ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 10:46 am
  • Some states retreat on mental health funding

    WASHINGTON — Fewer states increased their spending on mental health programs this year compared with last year, when a spate of horrific shootings by ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 10:46 am
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