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  • Semi driving on course schedule

    DIXON – A 4-week commercial driver’s license truck driving class will be from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Aug. 15 through Sept. 12.
    July 30, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Battling against chemicals

    DIXON – Summer camps offer memories of campfires, s’mores, swimming, and meeting new friends.But for ...
    July 30, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Hot weather safety tips

    OREGON – With summer settling in, temperatures have been rising.In order to avoid heat exhaustion an ...
    July 30, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Lacy bookmarks subject of class

    DIXON – Hairpin Lace Crochet will be offered from 5 to 8 p.m. Aug. 15.Those attending will be taught ...
    July 30, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • College Honors

    University of Minnesota Twin CitiesMINNEAPOLIS – Stone Zhang of Sterling was named to the spring dea ...
    July 30, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Illinois team members excel in national contest

    GRAND ISLANDS, Neb. – More than 33,000 clay targets burst in the air as 109 shotgun shooters competed at the 3-day, 3-event National 4-H Shooting Spor ...
    July 30, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Local Moose to celebrate 105th

    DIXON – A celebration for Dixon Moose Lodge’s 105th anniversary will be at 4 p.m. Aug. 13 at the lodge, 887 Shop Road.
    July 30, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Teams sought for annual GPS race

    THOMSON – The fifth annual Amazing Refuge Race will be Aug. 13 at Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge, 7071 Riverview Road.
    July 30, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Ogle County 4-H'ers compete at state

    CHAMPAIGN – The state 4-H Livestock Judging contest was at the University of Illinois.Ogle County wa ...
    July 30, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Extension briefs

    4-H'ers to get building ready for fairMILLEDGEVILLE – Carroll County 4-H members and families are as ...
    July 30, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • 4-H summer camp, more than just a camp

    OREGON – This year, about 75 youth, ages 8 to 15, attended 4-H camp at Lutheran Outdoor Ministries Center.
    July 30, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • COMMUNITY EVENTS

    TodayFarmers Market, 7 a.m.-noon, Haymarket Square, 317 W. Third St., Dixon, 815-284-3306.Farmers Ma ...
    July 30, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • SUPPORT GROUPS, CLUBS, AND SERVICES

    Saturday, July 30Red Cross blood drive, 7-11 a.m., 112 W. Second St., Rock Falls. Appointments: 815- ...
    July 30, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Flag football league opens

    Are you concerned about the latest research findings regarding concussions in tackle football? If so, the Sterling Park District has the low-risk, lim ...
    July 30, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Cold War intrigue comes to Morrison

    MORRISON – “Bridge of Spies” will be shown at 2 p.m. Aug. 9 in the program room at Odell Public Library, 307 S. Madison St.
    July 30, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Female bowlers may sign up now

    DIXON – Women’s bowling leagues are forming for fall at Plum Hollow Lanes, 1933 state Route 26.All w ...
    July 30, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Area legislator to talk with citizens

    TAMPICO – State Rep. Mike Smiddy, D-Hillsdale, will speak with local residents at a town hall meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Tampico Village Hall, 202 W ...
    July 30, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Donors can enter raffle for dinner

    STERLING – A Red Cross blood drive will be from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday in the Ryberg Auditorium at CGH Medical Center, 100 E. LeFevre Road.
    July 30, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Master Gardener help desk at the fair

    OREGON – University of Illinois Extension Ogle County Master Gardeners will operate their horticulture hotline Aug. Wednesday through Aug. 6 in the Un ...
    July 30, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Tampico woman to intern in Lyndon

    BLOOMINGTON – Kali Fetrow, an agricultural business major at Black Hawk College, is one of 13 participants in the GROWMARK Exploring Agriculture Inter ...
    July 30, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Mighty Monarch program to start

    OREGON – University of Illinois Extension Master Gardeners and Master Naturalists will offer a youth program on Monarch butterflies.
    July 30, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Friend of the Fair names honoree

    MORRISON – The 146th annual Whiteside County Fair will be Aug. 16-20 at 201 W. Winfield St.Events in ...
    July 30, 2016 - 1:15 am


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