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  • Watercolors spotlighted at Dixon gallery

    DIXON – The Illinois Watercolor Society presented awards May 7 to 17 participants of the 32nd National Watercolor Society Exhibition at The Next Pictu ...
    May 21, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Summer day camp dates announced

    Summer Camp Clover is a day camp experience for 4-H’ers and nonmembers, 8- to 12-years old.Camps wil ...
    May 21, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Students recognized for academic achievement

    MANLIUS – The annual achievement awards program was May 11 at Bureau Valley High School.Those recogn ...
    May 21, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Walk on wild side; then show artistic abilities

    DIXON – A wildflower walk and design project will be May 28 and June 4 at the Ruth Edwards Nature Center in Lowell Park, 2114 Lowell Park Road.
    May 21, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Photo contest open to students

    SPRINGFIELD – Young photographers are encouraged to submit photos for the 2016 Cream of the Crop Photo Contest.
    May 21, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Genealogical tips through webinar

    PRINCETON – The Bureau Valley Genealogy Society will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday at the group’s library at 629 S. Main St.
    May 21, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • A queen for a cause: VFW awards last round of donations from first Queen of Hearts game

    The Dixon VFW wrapped up the last of its donations from the first Queen of Hearts game in March. Two local families of injured soldiers accepted donat ...
    May 20, 2016 - 7:55 pm
  • New hotel in Rock Falls offering tours Sunday

    Want to see what the inside of the new Holiday Inn Express & Suites in Rock Falls looks like without booking a room? Tours will be available Sunday.
    May 20, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • Mowers run in the family

    Most kids take up lawn mowing so they can have a little walking around money. The Clark brothers tu ...
    May 20, 2016 - 6:10 pm
  • Milledgeville company wins award for exports

    A Milledgeville company was recently recognized in Washington, D.C., for its contributions to the nation's exports growth.
    May 20, 2016 - 6:13 pm
  • Evolution of city utilities in Rock Falls

    The hiring of Diane Hatfield represents a significant step forward in the city's plans to keep up with the rapid changes in running its utilities.
    May 20, 2016 - 3:58 pm
  • Oregon gas station robbed

    A 17-year-old girl was arrested about an hour after a robbery at an Oregon gas station this morning.
    May 20, 2016 - 5:22 pm
  • Lee County Jail to add 2 officers to alleviate overtime costs, liability factors

    Lee County Sheriff John Simonton says jail officers are "worn out" and in need of relief. So, the county will hire two additional officers next month.
    May 20, 2016 - 5:02 pm
  • Open Program: Open minds beget wide-open futures

    It's easy to get caught up in Open Program students' success, but none of it is possible with a unique brand of instructors.
    May 20, 2016 - 2:54 pm
  • Open Program: Students shy and bubbly thrive in Passions alike

    OREGON – Whether students think they know what they want to be when they grow up, or think they know what they’re capable of, Open Program Passions is ...
    May 20, 2016 - 2:52 pm
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