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  • Holiday activity returns this year

    SAVANA – Savanna Historical Society will have its Festival of Trees on display in the community room at the Savanna Museum and Cultural Center, 406 Ma ...
    Nov. 26, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Red Cross drive starts on Tuesday

    DIXON – A Red Cross Blood Drive by St. Patrick Catholic Women’s Club and Dixon Knights of Columbus will be from 12:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at the ...
    Nov. 26, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Area contractor featured in article

    FRANKLIN GROVE – A.I.P. Painters has received national recognition from PPC magazine, which is distributed in America to painting contractors that use ...
    Nov. 26, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Vendors for annual bridal fair sought

    DIXON – Sauk Valley Media is accepting vendor booths for the Sauk Valley Bridal Fair, which will be from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Feb. 5 at Sauk Valley Commu ...
    Nov. 26, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Pancakes

    DIXON – Dixon American Legion and Auxiliary Post 12 will have its annual pancake breakfast and bake sale from 8 a.m. to noon Sunday at the Legion, 112 ...
    Nov. 26, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • COMMUNITY EVENTS

    TodayFarmers Market, 8 a.m.-noon, Twin City Market, indoors, 106 Avenue A, Sterling, 815-626-8610.Su ...
    Nov. 26, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • SUPPORT GROUPS, CLUBS, AND SERVICES

    TodayOvereaters Anonymous, 9 a.m., Gateway Faith Fellowship parsonage, 701 14th Ave., Fulton, 563-32 ...
    Nov. 26, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Visit website to help students

    DIXON – Sauk Valley College Foundation has joined #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communiti ...
    Nov. 26, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Baked goods, books available

    MORRISON – The auxiliary of Resthave Home, 408 Maple Ave., will have a coffee hour and bake sale.The ...
    Nov. 26, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Victorian house open for viewing

    STERLING – A Victorian Home Holiday Tour will be from 1 to 6 p.m. Dec. 3 and 1 to 4 p.m. Dec. 4 at 1502 Sixth Ave.
    Nov. 26, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Kids welcome to shop for gifts

    POLO – From 9 a.m. to noon today, children, ages 3 to 12, from the Polo community are welcome to stop at Polo Senior Center, 101 E. Mason St., to purc ...
    Nov. 26, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Genealogists plan their holiday party

    PRINCETON – Bureau County Genealogical Society will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday at the society library, 629 S. Main St.
    Nov. 26, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Artist will be on hand during event

    WALNUT – Linda VonHolten and her artwork will be at Walnut Public Library, 101 Heaton St., during Walnut’s Christmas open house from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. ...
    Nov. 26, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Help available for caregivers

    STERLING – For those who have a family member battling Alzheimer’s disease or dementia, life can feel overwhelming and isolation, according to a news ...
    Nov. 26, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Honor Rolls

    Unity Christian Highest HonorsSeventh grade: Ty Bickelhaupt, Jeremiah Wauford, Maizie WicklundEighth ...
    Nov. 26, 2016 - 1:15 am
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