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  • Business after hours set Thursday in Fulton

    FULTON – The Fulton Chamber of Commerce will have a Biz After 5 event and ribbon-cutting ceremony at 5 p.m. Thursday at the Martin House Museum, 707 1 ...
    May 23, 2016 - 9:09 pm
  • Support groups, clubs and services

    Wednesday, May 25Childhood immunization clinic; women, infants and children clinic; and family plann ...
    May 23, 2016 - 9:43 pm
  • Support groups, clubs and services

    Tuesday, May 24Childhood immunization clinic; women, infants and children clinic; and family plannin ...
    May 22, 2016 - 8:33 pm
  • Players wanted for trivia competition

    DIXON – Registration is open for the fourth annual Battle of the Brains Trivia Night on May 24 in the Post House Ballroom, 100 W. Second St.
    May 21, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Sauk students recognized for academic work

    DIXON – Sauk Valley College Foundation gave a $200 award to 10 Sauk Valley Community College Honors Program students.
    May 21, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Winners honored at academy art show

    STERLING – "You’re Late," a carved, stained-pine piece by Gracie Young, a Gragert Designs student and freshman at Rock Falls Township High School, was ...
    May 21, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Ashley Cooney

    DEER GROVE – River Valley Cooperative recently awarded a $1,000 scholarship to Ashley Cooney of Deer Grove for the 2016-17 academic year.
    May 21, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Winners named in district contest

    OTTAWA – An Oregon High School student received a runner-up position in Illinois’ 16th Congressional District for the 35th annual Congressional Art Co ...
    May 21, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Road race committee announces scholarship winners

    DIXON – Senior student athletes from Dixon High School recently received $500 scholarships from the Reagan Run 5K Committee.
    May 21, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Rachel Cobert

    SPRINGFIELD – Rachel Cobert, an Erie High School student recently received a $30,000 Lincoln Scholarship for 4 years of tuition.
    May 21, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Annual lingerie sale set to fight cancer

    OREGON – The 14th annual Breast Yard Sale in Town, an American Cancer Society fundraiser, will take place starting at 8 a.m. May 28 to June 19 in the ...
    May 21, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Selection of trails available for walking biking

    With warmer weather and sunny skies present more and more as we head into the summer months, it’s time to get out and enjoy all of the great opportuni ...
    May 21, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • 4-Her attends conference

    BLOOMINGTON – Abigail Mongan recently completed the 2016 Illinois Farm Bureau & Affiliates Premier 20 Leadership Conference.
    May 21, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Fundraiser’s on CGH front burner

    STERLING – A bake sale and dessert auction by the CGH Health Foundation Employee Division Committee, will start at 7 a.m. May 25 in the Ryberg Auditor ...
    May 21, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • SUPPORT GROUPS, CLUBS, AND SERVICES

    Saturday, May 21Alcoholics Anonymous, 9 a.m., closed, Big Book, United Methodist Church, 201 E. Chic ...
    May 21, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • College Honors

    Illinois WesleyanBLOOMINGTON – Those earning degrees May 1 from Illinois Wesleyan University are:Byr ...
    May 21, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Sign-ups wanted for kids' vacation web program

    Family Matters Parent Training and Information Center will present "Here's 104 Days of Summer Vacation" at 9 a.m. June 2.
    May 21, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Career center grads wanted for recognition

    STERLING – Whiteside Area Career Center's Criminal Justice Department is turning 50.To celebrate and ...
    May 21, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Equestrians have their first ride

    The Tri-City Trail Riders annual banquet was in March at the Geneseo Moose LodgeOne Plus One provide ...
    May 21, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Registration open for food courses

    STERLING – Woodlawn Arts Academy and The Kitchen Incubator of Northwest Illinois are partnering to present culinary workshops.
    May 21, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • COMMUNITY EVENTS

    Saturday, May 21Farmers Market, 7 a.m.-noon, Haymarket Square, 317 W. Third St., Dixon, 815-284-3306 ...
    May 21, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Invaders

    May is the month when we pause and take a few moments to think about the large number of undesirable, non-native species of plants, animals, and patho ...
    May 21, 2016 - 1:15 am


  • Reader Poll

    A constitutional amendment on the Nov. 8 ballot would block Illinois from spending money collected through transportation taxes for non-transportation purposes. What do you think?
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