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  • Club releases its trail-ride schedule

    FULTON – Fulton Saddle Club members will start their regular season in May.All rides are open to the ...
    April 30, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Area riders to start season in Morrison

    Tri City Trail Riders has announced its upcoming rides.They are:■ 10 a.m. May 21, Morrison-Rockwood ...
    April 30, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Vendors wanted for Rock Falls market

    ROCK FALLS – Registration is open for this summer's Rock Falls farmers market, which will run from June to October at 400 W. Second St.
    April 30, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Local contestant competes in Iowa

    DIXON – Caylyn Kimmel of Dixon placed second in the Elks’ North Central Regional Hoop Shoot March 19 in Iowa City, Iowa.
    April 30, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • WACC awards monthly honors

    STERLING – Whiteside Area Career Center's March Students of the Month have been announced.They are:C ...
    April 30, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Garden greenery to benefit auxiliary

    STERLING – A Distinctive Gardens spring plant sale fundraiser for CGH Auxiliary will be from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday in Ryberg Auditorium at CGH Medic ...
    April 30, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Events planned for annual prayer day

    STERLING – Breakfasts and programs are planned throughout the Sauk Valley for this year's National Day of Prayer May 5.
    April 30, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Hospice plans annual benefit

    OREGON – The fifth annual Garden Luncheon fundraiser for Serenity Hospice & Home will be at noon May 14 at the hospice grounds, 1658 state Route 2 S.
    April 30, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Camp sign-ups open for kids with diabetes

    DIXON – Camp Diabetes, Recreation, Education, Activities, and Me, for children with diabetes, will be from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 16 at Stronghold Camp ...
    April 30, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Dixon High recognizes student achievements

    DIXON – Dixon High School has announced the February Hall of Fame honorees.They are Ezekiel Sander, ...
    April 30, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Group president to tally birds seen

    APPLE RIVER – The public can help Eagle Nature Foundation during a Big Bird Day bird count and fundraiser May 7 at Apple Creek Arboretum, Apple Creek ...
    April 30, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Deere site staff prepare for season to start

    GRAND DETOUR – Activities, such as making rag dolls and playing pioneer-era children's games, at no charge, will kick off John Deere Historic Site's 5 ...
    April 30, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • COMMUNITY EVENTS

    Saturday, April 30Farmers Market, 8 a.m.-noon, Twin City Market, indoors, 106 Avenue A, Sterling, 81 ...
    April 30, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Improvement projects planned at Sterling parks

    This spring and summer, the Sterling Park District will continue work on projects at Westwood Fitness & Sports Center, Thomas Park and Oppold Marina.
    April 30, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Feet, fire programs at senior center

    STERLING – A foot care clinic for those 60 and older will be from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday at Whiteside County Senior Center, 1207 W. Ninth St.
    April 30, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Mothers can get some pampering

    STERLING – A single mom’s morning out will be offered from 9 a.m. to noon May 14 at Abiding Word Church, 806 Lynn Blvd.
    April 30, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Quilt trunk show to be presented

    DIXON – Petunia City Quilters will meet at 7 p.m. Monday at First Presbyterian Church, 110 E. Third St.
    April 30, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • SUPPORT GROUPS, CLUBS, AND SERVICES

    Saturday, April 30Alcoholics Anonymous, 9 a.m., closed, Big Book, United Methodist Church, 201 E. Ch ...
    April 30, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Reading group to study ‘Paris Key’

    WALNUT – Walnut Public Library Book Club will meet at 7 p.m. May 11 at the library, 101 Heaton St.Th ...
    April 30, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • College Honors

    Phi Kappa PhiBATON ROUGE, La. – The following students have been initiated into Phi Kappa Phi Honor ...
    April 30, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Audubon members plan May activities

    FREEPORT – A “Wildlife Wednesday” program is planned by the Northwest Illinois Audubon Society from 10:30 to 11 a.m. Wednesday ,for children 2 to 7, a ...
    April 30, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Competitors get awards at dance

    AMBOY – Winners have been announced from the Teen Turf St. Patrick’s Day dance March 18 at Boehle Youth Center.
    April 30, 2016 - 1:15 am


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