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  • Benefit Sunday to help Sterling girl

    STERLING – A fundraiser Sunday will help to defray medical costs for a Sterling girl facing cleft lip and palate treatment.
    March 5, 2015 - 5:09 pm
  • Support Groups, Clubs, and Services

    Friday, March 6Childhood immunization clinic; women, infants and children clinic; and family plannin ...
    March 4, 2015 - 9:39 pm
  • Breakfast, craft sale Saturday in Sterling

    STERLING – Self Help Enterprises will offer an all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast, bake sale, and craft sale from 7 a.m. to noon Saturday at the center ...
    March 4, 2015 - 8:36 pm
  • Sled season draws to close Saturday in Polo

    POLO – The last free sledding party of the season will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Edgewood Golf Club, 10684 W. Edgewood Road.
    March 4, 2015 - 8:41 pm
  • Support Groups, Clubs, and Services

    Thursday, March 5Childhood immunization clinic; women, infants and children clinic; and family plann ...
    March 3, 2015 - 9:34 pm
  • Support Groups, Clubs, and Services

    Wednesday, March 4Childhood immunization clinic; women, infants and children clinic; and family plan ...
    March 2, 2015 - 10:02 pm
  • Polo Scouts collecting food Saturday

    POLO – Cub Scout Pack 337 will collect nonperishable food Saturday for Lifeline Food Pantry.Polo res ...
    March 2, 2015 - 7:53 pm
  • Lee zoning board cancels for March

    DIXON – The Lee County Zoning Board of Appeals meeting scheduled for Thursday has been canceled.The ...
    March 2, 2015 - 7:53 pm
  • Speaker will present Good Neighbor Care program on Wednesday

    STERLING – A presentation on Good Neighbor Care in Sterling will begin at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Whiteside County Senior Center, 1207 W. Ninth St.
    March 1, 2015 - 6:07 pm
  • Yard waste pickup to resume next week in Sterling

    STERLING – The city’s curbside collection of yard waste will resume March 9.Yard waste will be colle ...
    March 1, 2015 - 6:07 pm
  • Sign-up open for Newman fundraiser

    STERLING – A dinner, dance, and auction to raise money for Newman Central Catholic High School will be Saturday at the school, 1101 St. Mary Road.
    March 1, 2015 - 6:07 pm
  • Slots open for 12-week mental health course in Dixon

    DIXON – Openings remain for a family-to-family education program for families of adults diagnosed with a serious mental disorder.
    March 1, 2015 - 6:07 pm
  • Registration open for KSB mind-body seminar

    DIXON – KSB doctors will offer a program March 10 on the effects the mind-body connection has on personal health.
    March 1, 2015 - 9:14 pm
  • Support Groups, Clubs, and Services

    Saturday, Feb. 28Alcoholics Anonymous, 9 a.m., closed, Big Book, United Methodist Church, 201 E. Chi ...
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Open sew day, meeting scheduled

    PRINCETON – Covered Bridge Quilters Guild will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday at Evangelical Covenant Church, 24 N. Main St.
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Phones available for better hearing

    SPRINGFIELD – New amplified telephones are available for senior citizens and those with hearing loss.
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Model railroad to mark anniversary

    FREEPORT – Fever River Railroad, a model railroad club owned by the Stephenson Society of Model Trainmen, will mark its 50th anniversary with an open ...
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Proposed hospice home meetings scheduled

    DIXON – Hospice of the Rock River Valley will offer three programs in March for the public to learn more about the agency’s new hospice home.
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Achievers honored for studies at WACC

    STERLING – Whiteside Area Career Center has announced its January Students of the Month.They are:Mau ...
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • History of area Amish on agenda

    STERLING – The Sterling-Rock Falls Historical Society will meet at 2 p.m. March 8 in the Ryberg Auditorium at CGH Medical Center, 100 E. LeFevre Road.
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Students can apply for assistance

    MORRISON – Whiteside County Sheriff Kelly Wilhelmi will give a $500 scholarship to a full-time student through the Illinois Sheriff’s Association.
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Original art needed for annual show

    DIXON – Entries are being sought for the 68th annual Phidian Art Show, which will open at 6 p.m. March 31 at the Loveland Community House, 513 W. Seco ...
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 1:15 am


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