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  • Baby, baby, baby: Sisters give birth to three children within 21 hours in Sterling

    STERLING – All the feels. That’s how it’s been for Brenda Elder and her two daughters, who had three kids between the two of them in a 21-hour span at ...
    March 22, 2017 - 11:56 pm
  • Electric rate hike ahead for some Whiteside County customers

    MORRISON – Residents in unincorporated Whiteside County who get their electricity through Dynegy Energy will see a small rate hike, from 6.225 cents t ...
    March 22, 2017 - 11:56 pm
  • Former Sterling resident seeks help for transplant

    STERLING – A Sterling native is asking for financial help to offset expenses related to his upcoming pancreas transplant.
    March 23, 2017 - 8:16 am
  • Traffic down to one lane on state Route 26 starting Monday

    DIXON – Traffic on a 4-mile section of state Route 26 between Union and Easy roads north of the Lee and Bureau county line will be reduced to one lane ...
    March 22, 2017 - 9:20 pm
  • Two boys 'detained' in Lyndon campground fire

    p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px Helvetica} LYNDON – Two boys are being "deta ...
    March 23, 2017 - 8:37 am
  • More Polaris ATVs recalled due to fire risk

    MINNEAPOLIS – Polaris Industries recalled another 19,200 all-terrain vehicles, this time, for 2015 a ...
    March 21, 2017 - 11:34 pm
  • Rare surgery helps baby girl born with four legs

    CHICAGO – Advocate Children’s Hospital surgeons have successfully operated on a baby from Africa who ...
    March 21, 2017 - 11:33 pm
  • Support groups, clubs and services

    Thursday, March 23Childhood immunization clinic; women, infants and children clinic; and family plan ...
    March 21, 2017 - 11:11 pm
  • School district sued after transgender student undresses in locker room

    PHILADELPHIA – Boyertown Area School District was sued Tuesday by a high school student and his pare ...
    March 21, 2017 - 11:26 pm
  • Military seeks new ways to punish bad online behavior

    WASHINGTON (AP) – The Navy and the Marine Corps are considering new ways to punish inappropriate onl ...
    March 21, 2017 - 11:10 pm
  • Rauner announces cybersecurity plan

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) – Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner has unveiled a broad-based cybersecurity plan.The Repu ...
    March 21, 2017 - 11:08 pm
  • Illinois fighter pilot laid to rest 75 years after death

    CARBONDALE (AP) – A southern Illinois native who flew planes in Southeast Asia more than 75 years ag ...
    March 21, 2017 - 11:06 pm
  • Afters years of controversy, Eisenhower memorial could finally break ground

    WASHINGTON – Construction could begin as early as September on a proposed memorial for President Dwi ...
    March 21, 2017 - 11:26 pm
  • Illinois House votes against making Obama birthday a holiday

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) – Barack Obama’s name is revered in his home state. But the Illinois House has reje ...
    March 21, 2017 - 11:05 pm
  • Illinois union case could go to Supreme Court

    CHICAGO (AP) — Two state workers who joined Illinois Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner’s lawsuit arguing ...
    March 21, 2017 - 11:05 pm
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