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  • Flow test Friday at Bay Valley in Dixon

    DIXON – Dixon city personnel will help with flow tests Friday at Bay Valley Foods, 820 Palmyra St.Th ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 6:26 pm
  • Donations sought for area food bank

    STERLING – State Sen. Mike Jacobs, D-Moline, will sponsor a districtwide food-and--fund drive until Sept. 30 for the River Bend Foodbank.
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 10:08 pm
  • Free course set on World’s Fair

    DIXON – A free online course about the Chicago World’s Fair of 1893 will begin Monday through Sauk Valley Community College.
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 10:08 pm
  • Phidian musical program Sunday in Dixon

    DIXON – Jeff and Melissa Padgett will perform Sunday at this year’s Musicale from the Phidian Art Club of Dixon.
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 6:27 pm
  • Support Groups, Clubs, and Services

    Wednesday, Sept. 17Women, infants and children clinic; and family planning services, all by appointm ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Annual fly-in this weekend near Erie

    ERIE – The Illowa Sport Flyers’ 32nd annual fly-in to celebrate the anniversary of the Challenger Ultralight airplane will be Friday, Saturday, and Su ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Support Groups, Clubs, and Services

    Tuesday, Sept. 16Childhood immunization clinic; women, infants and children clinic; and family plann ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Students with disabilities eligible for financial help

    DIXON – A scholarship for high school seniors is available from the Empowering disABILITIES Resource Expo Committee.
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Information day for volunteers set

    DIXON – Several nonprofit organizations in Dixon need volunteers.Their representatives will be prese ...
    Sept. 13, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Bids accepted for clock in Tampico

    TAMPICO – Bids will be accepted until Oct. 31 for a battery-operated plate clock donated to the Tampico Historical Society.
    Sept. 14, 2014 - 12:02 pm
  • Chili chefs wanted for cook-off

    BYRON – The Byron Chamber of Commerce’s fifth annual ChiliFest will be Oct. 4 at Byron Forest Preserve Heritage Farm, 7993 N. River Road.
    Sept. 13, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Hospice volunteers to train in autumn

    DIXON – A 4-day training session for hopsice volunteers will be Oct. 7, 8, 14, and 15 at Hospice of the Rock River Valley, 264 state Route 2.
    Sept. 13, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • SVCC students earn scholarships

    AMBOY – Illinois Fire Store staff recently presented the 10th annual Fire Store, Doug Antoine Scholarship.
    Sept. 13, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Helpers needed at animal shelter

    ROCK FALLS – With the start of school, the number of volunteers at Happy Tails Animal Shelter, 1508 McNeil Road, has dropped.
    Sept. 13, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Byron graduate joins Army

    Tyler J. Yoakum has joined the Army under the Delayed Entry Program.The program gives enlistees the ...
    Sept. 13, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Library gets funds for materials

    DIXON – The Illinois State Library recently gave a $5,000 grant to the Learning Resource Center at Sauk Valley Community College to support adult educ ...
    Sept. 13, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • September activities include reading

    FRANKLIN GROVE – The Franklin Grove Library Book Club will read “Grace (Eventually): Thoughts on Faith,” by Anne Lamott.
    Sept. 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 ...
    Sept. 13, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Youth welcome to share talents

    MOUNT MORRIS – Jesus and Music, a youth-oriented, open-mic night, will start at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Trinity Lutheran Church, 308 E. Brayton Road.
    Sept. 13, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Antique tractors part of gathering

    STERLING ­ Farm & Family Day will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 20 at the back campus of Parkway Center, 1801 Avenue G.
    Sept. 13, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Exercise, games offered

    POLO – Line dancing is on the schedule at the Polo Area Senior Center, 101 E. Mason St.The sessions ...
    Sept. 13, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Items sought for exchange party

    DIXON – An accessories exchange for party, bridal, and related items will be from 1 to 3 p.m. Sept. 21 at the Post House Ballroom, 100 W. Second St.
    Sept. 13, 2014 - 1:15 am
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