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  • Lunch, fishing in Thomson

    THOMSON – Area youth, ages 5-12, are encouraged to register for the Sept. 10 Kids Fishing Day at the Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fis ...
    Aug. 20, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Walnut yearbooks sought

    WALNUT – Walnut Public Library, Main and Heaton streets, needs Walnut High School annuals to fill in for gaps in its collection.
    Aug. 20, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Trip list announced by center

    STERLING – A number of trips have been planned at Whiteside County Senior Center, 1207 W. Ninth St., where payment must be made.
    Aug. 20, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Sign-ups wanted for September mall trip

    DIXON – Immanuel Lutheran Church, 1013 Franklin Grove Road, will have a bus trip Oct. 10 to Coral Ridge Mall and Tanger Outlet Mall in the Iowa City, ...
    Aug. 20, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • RF graduate to lead United Way

    The United Way of Whiteside County has named Robbie Minor of Rock Falls as the 2016 campaign chairman.
    Aug. 20, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • A view from the top

    MILLEDGEVILLE – Chuck Uhing is teetering on the verge of a world record.The 77-year-old retired weld ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 9:22 pm
  • Their love of Oregon rewarded

    Award winners turned the spotlight off themselves and back on their community Thursday evening at the annual Oregon Chamber of Commerce dinner.
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 9:20 pm
  • Economic development office creating identity

    Whiteside County Economic Development Director Gary Camarano is working to build consensus, which he calls his biggest responsibility.
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 7:44 pm
  • Dateline Dixon: From Dixon with love

    DIXON – Fifty-five Russians walking into a bar sounds like the setup to a joke, but that wasn't the case Friday.
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 6:27 pm
  • State representative to meet with Sterling residents

    STERLING – State Rep. Mike Smiddy, D-Hillsdale, will have a town hall meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Sterling Public Library, 102 W. Third St.
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 10:35 pm
  • Opioid risk program Wednesday in Sterling

    STERLING – CGH Health Foundation will offer a free program on the risks of using opioid pain killers during pregnancy at 6 p.m. Wednesday in Ryberg Au ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 4:11 pm
  • Pickups planned in Dixon for flood-damaged items

    DIXON – Republic Services will work with the city of Dixon to pick up flood- or water-damaged items next week in the city.
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 4:34 pm
  • Payan takes lead at St. Anne in Dixon

    DIXON – Six kids and a little more than 30 years later, Karen Payan’s dream is about to come true. ...
    Aug. 20, 2016 - 8:10 am
  • Sterling native blazes a trail for women

    STERLING – Minda Harts knows business success on both coasts, cherishes her Midwest roots, and aims to set up a support system for women that knows no ...
    Aug. 22, 2016 - 10:05 am
  • Bdubs be coming to Clinton

    CLINTON, Iowa – Buffalo Wild Wings, known for its sports bars and its saucy and seasoned New York-st ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 12:33 pm
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