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  • Event on Saturday for Honor Flight

    DIXON – Lee County Honor Flight and Dixon police will sponsor a ceremony to honor veterans and a bags tournament Saturday between Galena and Hennepin ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Fundraiser planned for Lyndon Historical Society

    LYNDON – Built 120 years ago, the bridge that spans the Rock River from Lyndon to Prophetstown almost never existed.
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 9:22 am
  • Free festival for veterans, families

    DIXON – A Fall Festival for veterans and their families only will be held Sept. 6 at Hillcrest Farm, 5412 Lowell Park Road, about 6 miles north of Dix ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Drop off electronics, recyclables Friday in Oregon

    OREGON – The Ogle County Solid Waste Management Department’s monthly residential recycling day will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday at the south ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Walk on Saturday at natural area

    FRANKLIN GROVE – A free geology walk will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday at Franklin Creek State Natural Area.
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Firehouse open house on Labor Day

    ROCK FALLS – Firehouse Ministries Fire Museum will have an open house from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 1 at 403 W. Second St.
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Bands wanted for Toys for Tots

    ROCK FALLS – Area bands are needed to perform at a Sept. 28 fundraiser for Toys for Tots at the Whiskey Barrel, 305 W. Second St.
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Presentation on hypnosis at hotel

    DIXON – Leslie Reynolds, a clinical hypnotherapist, will present an hypnosis seminar at 7 p.m. Sept. 3 at the Comfort Inn, 136 Plaza Drive.
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Back-to-school safety needed

    POLO – Drivers are reminded by the Polo Police Department that school has begun in Polo.The Polo Sch ...
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Donors needed for area blood drive

    POLO – The Rock River Valley Blood Mobile will accept donations from 1 to 6 p.m. Monday at Polo Public Library, 302 W. Mason St.
    Aug. 23, 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 ...
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Sign-up open for spelling contest

    DIXON – A free spelling bee for all ages is planned for 1 p.m. Sept. 10 at Lee County Council on Aging, 100 W. Second St.
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Scholarship run sign-up accepted

    THOMSON – The 20th annual Min’s Mississippi Walk, Run will be at 8 a.m. Aug. 30 on West Main Street, past the Thomson Causeway campground.
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Aging issues to be discussed

    STERLING – A free discussion and demonstration on natural aging will be from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at Whiteside County Senior Center, 1207 W. ...
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Music concert planned in Fulton

    FULTON – A request night performance will be at 6:30 p.m. Sunday at Spring Valley Reformed Church, 10960 Spring Valley Road.
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Marriage program set for September

    PORT BYRON – A marriage enrichment seminar will be from 9 a.m. to noon Sept. 20 at Countryside Christian Church, 3817 230th St. North.
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • STERLING – A rummage sale will be from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 6 at First Christian Church of Sterling, 3400 Sixth Ave. Baked goods also will be sold. For more information, call the church at 815-625-6851.

    STERLING – A rummage sale will be from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 6 at First Christian Church of Sterling, 3400 Sixth Ave.
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Military briefs

    Army Pvt. Trevor Peters has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.Duri ...
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Sometimes it takes patience

    My friend and protégé, Brandyn Simmons, used to pray with some fervor, “Lord, give me patience, and give it to me right now.” I would guess this is a ...
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • New lights to get grand premiere

    MOUNT MORRIS – A grand lighting ceremony and 2-hour concert will mark the first day of service for new street lighting downtown Friday at the Mount Mo ...
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Anarchy program on genealogists’ agenda

    PRINCETON – The Bureau County Genealogical Society will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday at the society library. 629 S. Main St.
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Mental health group to meet

    DIXON – National Alliance on Mental Illness Sauk Area will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Sinnissippi Centers, 325 state Route 2.
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 1:15 am
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