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  • Support Groups, Clubs, and Services

    Friday, Dec. 19Childhood immunization clinic; women, infants and children clinic; and family plannin ...
    Dec. 17, 2014 - 9:56 pm
  • Support Groups, Clubs, and Services

    Thursday, Dec. 18Women, infants and children clinic; and family planning services, all by appointmen ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 10:10 pm
  • Santa to visit at Rochelle hospice Friday

    ROCHELLE – Santa Claus will come to town from 3 to 4 p.m. Friday at Unity Hospice of Western Illinois, 1201 S. Seventh St., Suite 101.
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 9:45 pm
  • Support Groups, Clubs, and Services

    Wednesday, Dec. 17Childhood immunization clinic; women, infants and children clinic; and family plan ...
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 8:03 pm
  • Support Groups, Clubs, and Services

    Tuesday, Dec. 16Childhood immunization clinic; women, infants and children clinic; and family planni ...
    Dec. 14, 2014 - 8:41 pm
  • College news

    Kaplan UniversityDAVENPORT, Iowa – Students earning degrees from Kaplan University include Jillian M ...
    Dec. 13, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Trail leads to adventure

    Not long ago, I was set for a nice long hike in a nearby park to work off stresses. I had my binoculars, camera, and a little snack to enjoy along the ...
    Dec. 13, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Service focuses on holiday sadness

    DIXON – The annual Blue Christmas service will be at 7 p.m. Thursday at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 421 S. Peoria Ave.
    Dec. 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 ...
    Dec. 13, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Kind wish of any type right for season

    It seems we’ve been seeing holiday decorations for sale in the stores since Halloween, so maybe some people already are tired of Christmas. But in the ...
    Dec. 13, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Christmas music performance set

    GRAND DETOUR – Christmas carols will be sung at 4 p.m. Sunday at St. Peter Church, 8225 S. Main St.T ...
    Dec. 13, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Scholarships available for engineering students

    MORRISON – High school seniors seeking help to finance their college engineering education can apply for a scholarship from the Rock River Chapter of ...
    Dec. 13, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Hospice to lead grief-related group

    OREGON – Healing Hearts, a bereavement group for parents, grandparents, and siblings of deceased children, will meet from 5 to 6 p.m. Sunday at Church ...
    Dec. 13, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Tickets available for club dinner

    STERLING – The Sauk Valley Banquet of Whitetails Unlimited will be Jan. 31 at the Latin American Social Club, 2708 W. Lincolnway.
    Dec. 13, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Committee to have open house

    DIXON – A holiday open house will be from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday at Sugar Grove School and Church, 352 Timber Creek Road.
    Dec. 13, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Good guessing earns $25

    ROCK FALLS – The Coloma Township Park District’s 33rd annual turkey giveaway contest winner has been announced.
    Dec. 13, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Ag scholarships to be awarded

    AMBOY – Applications for the Lee County Farm Bureau Foundation Scholarships are available at leecfb.ogr, the LCFB website.
    Dec. 13, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Summer camp registration underway

    MOUNT CARROLL  4-H Camp is set for June 28 to July 2 at Camp Benson, 16355 Scenic Palisades Road.Cam ...
    Dec. 13, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Airman completes 8-week course

    Air Force Airman Kaitlyn M. Besse graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio.
    Dec. 13, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Meal proceeds go to maintenance

    DIXON – A pancake breakfast fundraiser will be from 8 a.m. to noon Sunday at Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 540, 1560 state Route 38.
    Dec. 13, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Time to sign up to count area eagles

    APPLE RIVER – Volunteers are needed Jan. 24 for the Eagle Nature Foundation’s 55th annual Mid-Winter Bald Eagle Count.
    Dec. 13, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Snow removal help available for

    CLEVELAND – Project EverGreen’s SnowCare for Troops begins its fifth year by expanding to serve wounded and disabled veterans, in addition to families ...
    Dec. 13, 2014 - 1:15 am


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