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  • Tickets for rifle raffle being sold

    MORRISON – A rifle worth about $700 is being raffled to benefit Whiteside County Soil and Water Conservation District programs.
    May 24, 2016 - 9:50 pm
  • Prairie clean-up day June 4 in Oregon

    OREGON – The Prairie Preservation Society of Ogle County will hold a tour and work day at 9 a.m. June 4 at Sand Ridge, 2879 S. Daysville Road.
    May 24, 2016 - 9:50 pm
  • Electronics can be dropped off for recycling day

    DIXON – Electronic waste will be accepted from area residents from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday at Secure Recycling Services, 629 Palmyra Road.
    May 24, 2016 - 9:46 pm
  • Boil order in effect for several businesses

    STERLING – A boil order is in effect for the East Fourth Street retail area after a water main broke Tuesday afternoon behind the Kmart building.
    May 25, 2016 - 5:09 pm
  • Support groups, clubs and services

    Thursday, May 26Childhood immunization clinic; women, infants and children clinic; and family planni ...
    May 24, 2016 - 2:33 pm
  • Morrison faced with nearly $3 million in road work

    The Morrison City Council is looking at ways to fix the roads in the city. They want to use the local option sales tax, but more funding is needed.
    May 23, 2016 - 10:47 pm
  • State election board questions automatic voter registration

    CHICAGO (AP) – A plan to make Illinois the next state to allow automatic voter registration is movin ...
    May 23, 2016 - 9:19 pm
  • Updating Illinois IDs won't cost require more state money

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) – The Illinois Secretary of State’s office says a plan to issue driver’s licenses a ...
    May 24, 2016 - 8:18 am
  • Sterling liquor commission considering freeze on licenses

    The Sterling Liquor Commission is looking at freezing the number of licenses available. Future applications would be considered on a case-by-case basi ...
    May 23, 2016 - 9:05 pm
  • Dixon man killed in construction accident

    ROCHELLE – A Dixon man was killed Monday afternoon while working in a construction zone on eastbound Interstate 88 near Rochelle, the Illinois State P ...
    May 23, 2016 - 9:06 pm
  • Rollie's rolling on: Auto tech teacher retiring after 33 years at WACC

    Rollie Conkling is retiring from teaching automotive technology after 33 years at Whiteside Area Career Center.
    May 23, 2016 - 9:02 pm
  • Autos 101: Instructors drive home basics in WACC course

    Students learn a variety of skills automotive technology at WACC, and its instructors won't let them leave without drilling home the basics.
    May 23, 2016 - 8:58 pm
  • GenNex shows off pool’s potential

    Members of Project GenNex raised nearly $1,500 during an open house Saturday at Veterans Memorial Pool, and welcomed more than 100 people who stopped ...
    May 23, 2016 - 9:02 pm
  • Business after hours set Thursday in Fulton

    FULTON – The Fulton Chamber of Commerce will have a Biz After 5 event and ribbon-cutting ceremony at 5 p.m. Thursday at the Martin House Museum, 707 1 ...
    May 23, 2016 - 9:09 pm
  • Man sentenced who led authorities on high-speed chase in Ogle County

    A Peoria man who led Ogle County authorities on a high-speed chase in 2015 was sentenced to a combination of probation, court supervision and communit ...
    May 23, 2016 - 9:10 pm
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