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  • Support Groups, Clubs, and Services

    Wednesday, Sept. 2Childhood immunization clinic; women, infants and children clinic; and family plan ...
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 3:07 pm
  • Bridal merchandise exchange planned

    DIXON – An accessories exchange for party- and wedding-related items will be from 1 to 3 p.m. Sept. 13 at the Post House Ballroom, 100 W. Second St.
    Aug. 29, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Sounds from past echoes sad fate

    The ivory-billed woodpecker, an imposing bird often referred to by the colloquialism “Lord God” bird, jumped into our minds and hearts about 10 years ...
    Aug. 29, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • FFA members attend camp

    MONTICELLO – Natalie Shaw and Daniel Hartman, members of the West Carroll High School FFA chapter in Savanna, recently attended the Illinois FFA Leade ...
    Aug. 29, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Soldier earns top honor

    FORT LEE, Va. – Sgt. 1st Class Kyle Hacker of Rock Falls was named the 2014 Transportation Corps Component Noncommissioned Officer of the Year.
    Aug. 29, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Women bowlers needed for leagues

    DIXON – The Dixon Women’s Bowling League is accepting new members of any skill level.All teams and i ...
    Aug. 29, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Pigeon racers compete in August contests

    STERLING – The results are in for Rock River Valley Racing Pigeon Club races in August.Winning the 1 ...
    Aug. 29, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Support Groups, Clubs, and Services

    TodayAlcoholics Anonymous, 9 a.m., closed, Big Book, United Methodist Church, 201 S. Chicago Ave., D ...
    Aug. 29, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • All ages welcome to take part in run, walk

    THOMSON – The 21st annual Min’s Mississippi Memorial Walk, Run will be Sept. 5.The 4-mile event star ...
    Aug. 29, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Homework club returns to Amboy

    AMBOY – Teen Turf’s After School Program will start Sept. 8 at the Boehle Youth Center, 235 W. Main St.
    Aug. 29, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Bone health program to start in September

    STERLING – The “Strong Bones” class, offered by CGH Medical Center's Community Services Department and CGH Health Foundation, will begin Sept. 9.
    Aug. 29, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Labor Day Mass at St. Michael’s

    MAYTOWN – A Labor Day Mass will be at 10 a.m. Sept. 7 at St. Michael’s Cemetery – Sandy Hill, 4 miles southeast of Amboy off Sublette Road.
    Aug. 29, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Codebreaker film to run at library

    MORRISON – “The Imitation Game” will be shown at 2 p.m. Sept. 8 in the program room at Odell Public Library, 307 S. Madison St.
    Aug. 29, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Bus journey goes to outlets in fall

    DIXON – Immanuel Lutheran Church will have a trip to Gurnee Mills Outlet Mall Oct. 12.The bus will l ...
    Aug. 29, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Sauk offers community courses

    DIXON – Several business and community education classes will start soon at Sauk Valley Community College, 173 state Route 2.
    Aug. 29, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • RNA chapter to have luncheon, silent auction

    THOMSON – Royal Neighbors of America Chapter 1570’s salad bar will be served at noon Sept. 11 at the Tampico Community Building on West Ma ...
    Aug. 29, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Vendors, crafters get ready show

    DIXON – The Dixon Lioness Club will have its annual craft show from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 29 at John Dixon Park, North Galena Avenue.
    Aug. 29, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Military briefs

    Privates complete instruction courseArmy Guard Pvt. Baily Wing, Army Pvt. Ryan P. Hermes, and Army N ...
    Aug. 29, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Bags for Brave to help send veterans to capital

    DIXON – The Lee County Honor Flight, Dixon Police Association, and Dixon Main Street will present the second Blues, Brews, BBQs and Bags for the Brave ...
    Aug. 29, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Volunteers for Rotary trip sought

    Rotary District 6420, which serves clubs in Lee, Ogle, Whiteside, Carroll, and Bureau counties, needs volunteers to serve on a vocational training tea ...
    Aug. 29, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Property tax help grows for disabled veterans

    DIXON – Property tax benefits in Illinois increased Aug. 18 for disabled veterans.Gov. Bruce Rauner ...
    Aug. 29, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • College news

    Drake UniversityDES MOINES, Iowa – Students named to the spring dean’s list at Drake University are ...
    Aug. 29, 2015 - 1:15 am


  • Reader Poll

    An 82-year-old Sterling man recently parachuted from a plane for the first time. Would you ever skydive?
    Yes, I've never done it but would try it
    Yes, I've already skydived and enjoy it
    No, I've never done it and don't want to
    No, I've done it and don't want to again