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  • Sign-up open for senior spelling competition

    MOUNT MORRIS – Spellers 50 and older can register to be part of the Illinois State Senior Spelling Bee at Pinecrest Grove Community Center, 500 Evergr ...
    NEW: April 18, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Money sought for display boards

    MORRISON – A High Five campaign has been established to raise money for two display boards for the 125-year-old Odell Public Library, 307 S. Madison S ...
    NEW: April 18, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Young wildlife should be left alone

    With springtime upon us, we soon will be experiencing the beautiful sights, sounds, and smells of the natural world. In nature, spring is the time for ...
    NEW: April 18, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Registration to begin for camps

    PEORIA – Girls Scouts of Central Illinois, serving Bureau County, has opened registration for a variety of summer camps and activities.
    NEW: April 18, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Area Olympians place in competition

    NORMAL – Special Olympics Illinois crowned its state champions at the State Basketball Tournament March 13-15 at Illinois State University's Horton Fi ...
    NEW: April 18, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Lifestyle choices that step in right direction

    OREGON – The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics promotes the foundation of a healthy lifestyle.Accor ...
    NEW: April 18, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • School libraries receive state grants

    SPRINGFIELD – Jesse White, secretary of state and state librarian, has awarded about $1.4 million in School District Library Grant Program awards.
    NEW: April 18, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Vaccinations offered for adults

    DIXON – A selection of vaccines for the uninsured and underinsured 19 and older is available at Lee County Health Department, 309 S. Galena Ave., Suit ...
    NEW: April 18, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Alzheimer's patients often not told of diagnosis

    PEORIA – The Alzheimer's Associaton 2015 Alzheimer's Disease Facts and Figures report was released recently.
    NEW: April 18, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Teams wanted for St. Jude golf fundraiser

    POLO – Polo Rehabilitation and Health Center’s fifth annual St. Jude Golf Outing will be June 6 at Silver Ridge Golf Course, 3069 N. Hill Road, Oregon ...
    NEW: April 18, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Hearing tests, activities planned in Mount Morris

    MOUNT MORRIS – Hearing screenings by Connect Hearing will start at 1:30 p.m. April 28 at Mount Morris Senior Center.
    NEW: April 18, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Food historian to speak in Dixon

    DIXON – The Galena Trail and Coach Road Society's annual conference will be May 2 at Northwest Territory Historic Center, 205 W. Fifth St.
    NEW: April 18, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Free amplified phones available for the hard of hearing

    The Illinois Telecommunications Access Corp., a nonprofit state distributor of specialized telecommunications equipment for people with hearing loss a ...
    NEW: April 18, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Crusade to start sixth year in park

    ROCK FALLS – Higher Ground Ministries and Michael Hubbard, evangelist, will begin their sixth year of ministry with Taking Back the City, Tearing Down ...
    NEW: April 18, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Support Groups, Clubs, and Services

    Saturday, April 18Alcoholics Anonymous, 9 a.m., closed, Big Book, United Methodist Church, 201 E. Ch ...
    NEW: April 18, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Dixon student 4th in hoop shoot

    DIXON – A Reagan Middle School student placed fourth in the North Central Regional Elks Hoop Shoot March 21 in Iowa City, Iowa.
    NEW: April 18, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Food manager course at church

    PROPHETSTOWN – A food service manager certification class will be from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 25 at First Congregational Church, 218 E. Third St.
    NEW: April 18, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Community classes set at Sauk

    DIXON – Several business and community education courses will start soon at Sauk Valley Community College, 173 state Route 2.
    NEW: April 18, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Sign-ups open for mother's brunch

    ROCK FALLS – A "Mother Knows Best" brunch to help fight Alzheimer's disease will be May 9 at Behren's Blumen Stuff – Country Village, 1512 Prophetstow ...
    NEW: April 18, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Open burns banned in Sterling

    STERLING – Residents are reminded of the open burning prohibition within the city limits.However, re ...
    NEW: April 18, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • State police advise safe travel in wet weather

    ELGIN – Motorists are reminded that spring storms can bring large amounts of rain, which can lead to dangerous driving conditions.
    NEW: April 18, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Registration open for caregiver tips

    ROCK FALLS – Sauk Valley Senior Living & Rehabilitation will offer a seminar for caregivers April 29 at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 435 Martin Road ...
    NEW: April 18, 2015 - 1:15 am


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