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  • Fish on menu for school fundraiser

    OHIO – Ohio Booster Club members will fry fish from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Feb. 26 at Ohio Schools, 103 Memorial St., and Pipe’s Pub, 205 S. Main St.
    Feb. 13, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Member reports meeting activities

    OREGON – Ogle County 4-H Federation had a Christmas-themed Minute-to-Win-it marathon in December with ornament balancing, gift-wrapping with the non-d ...
    Feb. 13, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Christmas trees topic of ag program

    KINGS – Grade school students throughout Ogle and Carroll counties were taught about Christmas tree farms through one of 57 Ag in the Classroom progra ...
    Feb. 13, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Foreign dining, craft night set at Bureau Valley

    MANLIUS – Bureau Valley High School's annual Foreign Language Fair will be March 3 in the school commons, 9154 County Road 2125 N.
    Feb. 13, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Exhibitors wanted for area home show

    STERLING – The Sauk Valley Home & Garden Show will be March 12 and 13 at Northland Mall, 2900 E. Lincolnway.
    Feb. 13, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • FFA chapters attend Hanover competitions

    HANOVER – The West Carroll High School FFA Parliamentary team members from Savanna, Daniel Hartman, chairman; Cassie Johnson, secretary and floor memb ...
    Feb. 13, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Career, fitness, cooking classes planned at Sauk

    DIXON – Several business and community education classes will start soon at Sauk Valley Community College, 173 state Route 2.
    Feb. 13, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • SUPPORT GROUPS, CLUBS, AND SERVICES

    SaturdayAlcoholics Anonymous, 9 a.m., closed, Big Book, United Methodist Church, 201 E. Chicago Ave. ...
    Feb. 13, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • VietNow

    DIXON – Applications are available for 2016-17 scholarships from Rock River Valley VietNow.Those int ...
    Feb. 13, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Lee sheriff seeks scholarship applications

    DIXON – The Illinois Sheriffs' Association will award more than $54,000 in college scholarships.The ...
    Feb. 13, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Winter greens

    This time of year, people hanker for a bit of green – both for eyes and in diet. Watercress provides that breath of spring, and if are fortunate to ha ...
    Feb. 13, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • COMMUNITY EVENTS

    SaturdayFarmers Market, 8 a.m.-noon, Twin City Market, indoors, 106 Avenue A, Sterling, 815-626-8610 ...
    Feb. 13, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • DHS scholars get recognition

    DIXON – Dixon High School students have been named to the December Hall of Fame.They are Dorothy Bar ...
    Feb. 13, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Evening sales to help children

    DIXON – A fundraiser for Buddy Bags of Dixon will be Feb. 23 at McDonald’s, 207 N. Galena Ave.From 4 ...
    Feb. 13, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Money for county cleanup available

    Ogle County Solid Waste Management Department will offer grants to units of government to help fund cleanup days throughout the county.
    Feb. 13, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Farmers reminded to update records

    AMBOY – Lee County farmers and farm landowners participating in FSA programs need to make sure county records are accurate.
    Feb. 13, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Club to split annual membership dues

    LANARK – Clever Clovers 4-H’ers gathered Jan. 6 at the Heritage Center.Austin Miller called the meet ...
    Feb. 13, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • 50-cent breakfast at Loveland house

    DIXON – Lee County Farm Bureau will have its Farmer’s Share Breakfast from 8 to 11 a.m. Feb. 27 at Loveland Community House, 513 W. Second St.
    Feb. 13, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Advance tickets assure bingo seats

    ROCK FALLS – A spring bingo competition will be March 12 at the Rock Falls American Legion Hall, 712 Fourth Ave.
    Feb. 13, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Area students learn about dental care

    FULTON – A trip to the "Land of Smiles" helped to educate students in prekindergarten to third grade about oral health Feb. 2 at Fulton Elementary Sch ...
    Feb. 13, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Support sought for project work

    OREGON – The annual 4-H Fair awards drive is underway in Ogle County.Area families and businesses ar ...
    Feb. 13, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Workshops for youth in Oregon

    OREGON – University of Illinois Extension Ogle County will have its annual 4-H Day of Dabbling Feb. 27 at Church of God, 860 W. Oregon Trail Road.
    Feb. 13, 2016 - 1:15 am


  • Reader Poll

    Of all the U.S. presidents born in February, which one is your favorite?
    Ronald Reagan (Feb. 6)
    William Henry Harrison (Feb. 9)
    Abraham Lincoln (Feb. 12)
    George Washington (Feb. 22)