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  • Sterling October Student of the Month: Abbey Zacharski

    Abbey Zacharski, 17, of Sterling, is one of Sterling High School's October Students of the Month. She is the daughter of Brad and Lisa, and she has a ...
    Dec. 14, 2014 - 5:13 pm
  • Bathroom fire Saturday at Dixon apartment complex

    DIXON – A failed exhaust fan led to a small apartment fire in Dixon on Saturday morning, according to the Fire Department.
    Dec. 14, 2014 - 8:41 pm
  • Police investigating armed robbery in Rock Falls

    ROCK FALLS – Police are investigating an armed robbery at Vapor City Outlet on First Avenue. Accordi ...
    Dec. 14, 2014 - 6:08 pm
  • September Student of the Month

    Emily Ditzler, 18, of Polo, is Polo Community High School’s September Student of the Month. She is the daughter of David and Annette Ditzler, and has ...
    Dec. 13, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • College news

    Kaplan UniversityDAVENPORT, Iowa – Students earning degrees from Kaplan University include Jillian M ...
    Dec. 13, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Crop conference offered in January

    SPRINGFIELD — The Illinois Specialty Crops, Agritourism and Organic Conference will be Jan. 7-9, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, 3000 S. Dirksen Parkway.
    Dec. 13, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • A Sorry State: Half of local nursing homes cited for severe deficiency since 2012

    Editor's note: These articles are part of a series on nursing homes in the Sauk Valley. Additional articles will be published over the next week.
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 10:01 am
  • A Sorry State: They knew, and admitted him anyway

    Editor's note: These articles are part of a series on nursing homes in the Sauk Valley. Additional articles will be published over the next week.
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 10:01 am
  • Ogle Federation members meet

    The Ogle County 4-H Federation helped plan and decorate at the Nov. 18 4-H Achievement Day at Byron Middle School.
    Dec. 13, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Trail leads to adventure

    Not long ago, I was set for a nice long hike in a nearby park to work off stresses. I had my binoculars, camera, and a little snack to enjoy along the ...
    Dec. 13, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Service focuses on holiday sadness

    DIXON – The annual Blue Christmas service will be at 7 p.m. Thursday at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 421 S. Peoria Ave.
    Dec. 13, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Support Groups, Clubs, and Services

    TodayAlcoholics Anonymous, 9 a.m., closed, Big Book, United Methodist Church, 201 E. Chicago Ave., D ...
    Dec. 13, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Kind wish of any type right for season

    It seems we’ve been seeing holiday decorations for sale in the stores since Halloween, so maybe some people already are tired of Christmas. But in the ...
    Dec. 13, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Christmas music performance set

    GRAND DETOUR – Christmas carols will be sung at 4 p.m. Sunday at St. Peter Church, 8225 S. Main St.T ...
    Dec. 13, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Scholarships available for engineering students

    MORRISON – High school seniors seeking help to finance their college engineering education can apply for a scholarship from the Rock River Chapter of ...
    Dec. 13, 2014 - 1:15 am
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