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  • Birthdays for Friday, March 24, 2017

    Happy birthday to Leonard Schmarje, Jane Meeks, Clifford Ennis, Sara Williams and Ty Reynolds, all today.
    March 24, 2017 - 1:15 am
  • Support groups, clubs and services

    Saturday, March 25Overeaters Anonymous, 9 a.m., Gateway Faith Fellowship parsonage, 701 14th Ave., F ...
    March 23, 2017 - 11:17 pm
  • Quarter Mania coming Sunday at Moose Lodge

    STERLING – A Quarter Mania auction with 15 local vendors will run from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the Moo ...
    March 23, 2017 - 10:34 pm
  • Support groups, clubs and services

    Friday, March 24Childhood immunization clinic; women, infants and children clinic; and family planni ...
    March 22, 2017 - 11:51 pm
  • Michael W. Hoogerwerf

    PROPHETSTOWN – Michael W. Hoogerwerf, 70, of Prophetstown, died Tuesday, March 21, 2017, at CGH Medical Center in Sterling.
    March 22, 2017 - 10:00 pm
  • Support groups, clubs and services

    Thursday, March 23Childhood immunization clinic; women, infants and children clinic; and family plan ...
    March 21, 2017 - 11:11 pm
  • Breakfast benefits Honor Flight

    DIXON – The Dixon VFW will have a pancake, sausage and eggs breakfast from 8 a.m. to noon Sunday at the post, 1560 Franklin Grove Road.
    March 20, 2017 - 7:46 pm
  • Support groups, clubs and services

    Wednesday, March 22Childhood immunization clinic; women, infants and children clinic; WIC nutritiona ...
    March 20, 2017 - 2:40 pm
  • Support group, clubs and services

    Tuesday, March 21Childhood immunization clinic; women, infants and children clinic; and family plann ...
    March 19, 2017 - 6:02 pm
  • Ashton-Franklin Center January Student of the Month: Dakota Hurd

    Dakota Hurd, 18, is Ashton-Franklin Center High School's January Student of the Month. Her parents are Heather and Todd Grove, and her brother is Chri ...
    March 18, 2017 - 1:15 am
  • Polo High School January Student of the Month: Lauren Rhodes

    Lauren Rhodes, 17, is Polo Community High School’s January Student of the Month. Her parents are Brenda and Doug, and her siblings are Sam, 21, and Al ...
    March 18, 2017 - 1:15 am
  • Plant donations sought for sale

    POLO – Polo Women’s Garden Club will have a plant sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 29 at the corner of East Mason Street and Pleasant Avenue.
    March 18, 2017 - 1:15 am
  • Support groups, clubs and services for March 18-20, 2017

    Saturday, March 18 Overeaters Anonymous, 9 a.m., Gateway Faith Fellowship parsonage, 701 14th Ave., ...
    March 18, 2017 - 1:15 am
  • Spaghetti supper at East Jordan United Methodist Church

    STERLING – A spaghetti supper will be served from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at East Jordan United Methodist Church, 22027 Polo Road.
    March 18, 2017 - 1:15 am
  • Community events for March 18-20, 2017

    Saturday, March 18 Farmers Market, 8-11 a.m., rain or shine, 204 E. Lincolnway, Morrison, 815-564-7 ...
    March 18, 2017 - 1:15 am
  • Amboy High student signs letter of intent

    Cole Stewart (center) of Amboy signs his national letter of intent to play football at Winona State University of Minnesota. Stewart is a linebacker, ...
    March 18, 2017 - 1:15 am
  • Grief support group starting

    DIXON – Unity Hospice of Western Illinois will offer an introductory meeting for the Grief Recovery Method Support Group at 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Home ...
    March 18, 2017 - 1:15 am
  • Blood donors needed for drive

    POLO– Dixon Knights of Columbus will have a blood drive from 1 to 7 p.m. Monday at Edgewood Golf Course, 10684 Edgewood Road.
    March 18, 2017 - 1:15 am
  • Caregiver sessions underway

    MORRISON – Beacon of Hope Hospice and Resthave Home have a series of free lunch and learn sessions for caregivers from noon to 1 p.m. in the assisted ...
    March 18, 2017 - 1:15 am
  • Phidian Art Club's annual show nears

    DIXON – Phidian Art Club will have its 70th annual art show April 11 at Loveland Community House, 513 W. Second St.
    March 18, 2017 - 1:15 am
  • Eastland Elementary School awards kids for great character

    January Cougars with Character from Eastland Elementary School are honored for showing great character throughout the month. The January honorees are ...
    March 18, 2017 - 1:15 am
  • Quilting program set for new date

    MORRISON – The new date and time for Mary Fons presentation “The Quilt: America’s Greatest Creative Legacy” is 1 to 2 p.m. March 25 at Ebenezer Reform ...
    March 18, 2017 - 1:15 am


  • Reader Poll

    There’s a movement afoot in the Illinois Legislature to name former President Barack Obama’s birthday (Aug. 4) as a legal holiday in Illinois. What do you think?
    Good idea
    Bad idea
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