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  • Illinois Wesleyan student accused of selling drugs from dorm

    BLOOMINGTON (AP) — An Illinois Wesleyan University freshman is facing allegations that he sold large quantities of illegal drugs from his dorm room.
    April 14, 2015 - 3:46 pm
  • Hospitals: $1.5B Medicaid cut plan could cost jobs, services

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) — Some Illinois hospitals say a proposal to reduce Medicaid spending by more than $1.5 billion from Gov. Bruce Rauner could lead to s ...
    April 14, 2015 - 3:53 pm
  • Lawmakers call for analysis of Rauner pension plan

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) — Gov. Bruce Rauner had better put his pension-plan cards on the table if he wants lawmakers to deal him a hand which includes budget ...
    April 14, 2015 - 3:31 pm
  • Pool tournament Saturday to raise money for cystic fibrosis

    ROCK FALLS – A pool tournament to raise money for cystic fibrosis awareness will be held Saturday at W&D Cardwell's Tap, 219 First Ave.
    April 14, 2015 - 2:21 pm
  • Carroll 4-H group to meet today

    MOUNT CARROLL – The Carroll County 4-H Foundation meets at 7 tonight at the Carroll County Extension office, 807D S. Clay St.
    April 15, 2015 - 12:06 am
  • Seminar for farmers market vendors Thursday in Oregon

    OREGON – A seminar on marketing and merchandising for farmers market vendors will be held from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday at the Ogle County Extension of ...
    April 14, 2015 - 7:34 pm
  • Ogle County finds four gas tanks under future parking lot

    OREGON – Four gasoline tanks have been found at a former gas station at state Route 64 and Fifth Street – two more than county officials thought were ...
    April 14, 2015 - 6:23 pm
  • Pitch prepared for kickoff in Sterling

    Doug Schryver of the Sterling Park District uses a white spray paint and a tape measure Monday afternoon as he outlines the midfield circle on the soc ...
    April 14, 2015 - 4:58 pm
  • Donations pile up after Fairdale tornado

    KIRKLAND – Donations started to pile up at local businesses, parks and government offices after groups throughout DeKalb County rallied over the weeke ...
    April 13, 2015 - 11:00 pm
  • Derby Divas roll out carhop service at fundraiser in Morrison

    Derby Divas team owner Andrea "Anita Painkiller" Wakeman, in classic carhop fashion, delivers food to a patron on her skates at Hardee's in Morrison. ...
    April 14, 2015 - 12:29 pm
  • Dixon workers make leaves absent at Lowell Park

    Dixon Park District employees Dave Shank (left) and Len Reuter rake leaves Monday afternoon at Lowell Park in Dixon, while Monroe Wells scoops up the ...
    April 14, 2015 - 11:55 pm
  • Newman High superintendent takes job in Woodstock

    STERLING – Andy Edmondson, superintendent of Newman Central Catholic High School, has accepted the same position at Marian Central Catholic High Schoo ...
    April 13, 2015 - 6:35 pm
  • Court 'customers' to be asked about their experiences

    The Illinois Supreme Court wants you to tell them about your experience with your local court. This ...
    April 14, 2015 - 11:56 pm
  • Dixon School Board to get update on long-range facility plan

    DIXON – The Dixon School Board will receive an update on the long-range facilities plan during Wednesday's meeting.
    April 13, 2015 - 5:38 pm
  • Focus Services filling additional space in Sterling

    STERLING – Focus Services will have its grand opening Thursday with a larger staff than it left Rock Falls with at the beginning of the year.
    April 14, 2015 - 11:56 pm
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