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  • Entries sought for poetry contest

    SPRINGFIELD – Applications are available for the 11 annual Illinois Emerging Writers Competition Gwendolyn Brooks Poetry Award.
    April 25, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Honor Rolls

    Rock Falls Middle SchoolHighest HonorsSixth grade: Kassandra Estrella, Karli Fischbach, Kylie Fischb ...
    April 25, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • New books land on Dixon Public Library shelves

    DIXON – New books have arrived at Dixon Public Library, 221 S. Hennepin Ave.They are:Fiction: “Jam o ...
    April 25, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Art group sets spring show dates

    OREGON – Eagle’s Nest Art Group’s annual spring membership art show will be from 1 to 4 p.m. today and Sunday, and May 4 and 5, on the second floor at ...
    April 25, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Cookout to help church ministry

    DIXON – St. Vincent de Paul Society members will have a cookout Friday and May 2 at Dixon Food Center, 500 Chicago Ave.
    April 25, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Registration open for diabetes camp

    DIXON – Camp Diabetes, Recreation, Education, Activities, and Me, for children with diabetes, will be from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 11 at Camp Reynold ...
    April 25, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Rotarians gear up for shrimp boil

    DIXON – Dixon Rotary Club members will have their annual community shrimp boil and chili bowl fundraiser May 2 at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 506 W. ...
    April 25, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Pancakes part of fire district menu

    CHADWICK – The Chadwick Fire Protection District annual pancake breakfast fundraiser will be from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday at the fire station on state ...
    April 25, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • North Central CollegeNAPERVILLE – Lauren Hernandez, Melissa Hurley, Taryn McKenna, and Kaylen P ...
    April 25, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Breakfast to be served at firehouse

    MILLEDGEVILLE – Milledgeville firefighters will cook breakfast from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 3 at the fire station, 15 W. Fourth St.
    April 25, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Shelter launches vaccine program

    A canine flu, or influenza outbreak in Chicago has led to more than 1,000 cases and the death of five dogs between January and March.
    April 25, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Support Groups, Clubs, and Services

    TodayAlcoholics Anonymous, 9 a.m., closed, Big Book, United Methodist Church, 201 E. Chicago Ave., D ...
    April 25, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Loved ones to be remembered

    STERLING – The Hospice of the Rock River Valley yearly memorial service will be at 6 p.m. May 22 at New Life Lutheran Church, 702 W. Lynn Blvd.
    April 25, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Runners workshop to start in Dixon

    DIXON – Dr. Tommy Hernandez, orthopedic surgeon, will lead a workshop on running injuries and prevention from 6 to 7 p.m. Monday in the cafeteria at D ...
    April 25, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Our Savior to mark 140th anniversary

    STERLING – A celebration of Our Savior Lutheran Church’s 140th anniversary will be May 3 at the church, 21946 Hazel Road.
    April 25, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Sterling native named Performer of the Quarter

    Air Force Staff Sgt. Adam J. Tarbill has been named 1st Special Operations Group Non-Commissioned Officer Professional Performer of the Quarter. 
    April 25, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Gun club plans activities in May

    POLO – Tri-County Gun Club will have its annual open house from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 2 and 3, 3441 Brookville Road, Polo.
    April 25, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • DHS students named to April Hall of Fame

    DIXON – Dixon High School students have been named to the Hall of Fame.They are Becca Drezen, family ...
    April 25, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Food, tuba soloist to feature at Wednesday concert

    STERLING – The Sterling Municipal Band’s annual spring concert will be at 7 p.m. Wednesday in Centennial Auditorium at Sterling High School, 1608 Four ...
    April 25, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Senior center to sponsor trip

    POLO – Polo Senior Center will sponsor a “Holiday Smoky Mountain Show” trip from Nov. 1 through Nov. 7.
    April 25, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Free fitness class at Dixon Riverfront

    DIXON – Anytime Fitness of Dixon will offer exercises at 9 a.m. Saturdays during May at the Dixon Riverfront on River Street.
    April 25, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • New employees join area Bank

    ROCK FALLS – Two new employees recently started at Sauk Valley Bank.Tonja Davis is the new assistant ...
    April 25, 2015 - 1:15 am


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