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  • Support groups, clubs and services

    Tuesday, June 28Childhood immunization clinic; women, infants and children clinic; and family planni ...
    June 26, 2016 - 9:43 pm
  • Genealogists, historians gather for yearly program

    DIXON — Lee County Historical and Genealogical Society presented the third annual Lee County Small Museum Conference April 30 at Loveland Community Ho ...
    June 25, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Tampico native gives presentation

    CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – A local student attending Coe College recently participated in the school’s 16th annual Student Research Symposium.
    June 25, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Details, computer training available

    POLO – Appointments for information on a senior health insurance program are available at Polo Senior Center, 101 E. Mason St.
    June 25, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Career center gives achievement honors

    STERLING – Whiteside Area Career Center has announced its April Students of the Month.They are:■ Ste ...
    June 25, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Sloppy Joes

    MOUNT MORRIS – A sloppy Joe meal fundraiser will be from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Mount Morris Senior Center, 9 E. Front St.
    June 25, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • 1st Farm Credit helps 4-H programs

    1st Farm Credit is distributing more than $127,000 to 14 groups whose work advances the future of agriculture through education and youth leadership p ...
    June 25, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Bureau Valley students keep busy

    MANLIUS – Bureau Valley High School FFA members competed in numerous contests.The horticulture team ...
    June 25, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Sterling student earns scholarship

    INDIANAPOLIS – Kile Long of Sterling has been awarded a $1,500 America’s Farmers Grow Ag Leaders scholarship.
    June 25, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Pupils take active role in daily classroom work

    OREGON – Six third-grade students from Oregon Elementary School spoke to the Oregon School District 220’s Board of Education to advocate in favor of s ...
    June 25, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Group to have development day

    NORTH UTICA – North Central Illinois Council of Governments will present an economic development summit from 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 20 at Starved Ro ...
    June 25, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Trainer class to begin at Sauk

    DIXON – A personal trainer certification course will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays from July 9 to Aug. 13 at Sauk Valley Community Colleg ...
    June 25, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Organic, GMO topic of seminar

    OREGON – Andy Larson, University of Illinois local food systems and small farms educator, will explore the deeper meanings behind local, organic, and ...
    June 25, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Carroll County horse show planned

    MILLEDGEVILLE – An Open Horse and Pony Show, by the Carroll County Boots ‘N Spurs 4-H Equine Club, will be July 16, at the Carroll Counry Fairgrounds, ...
    June 25, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Church plans Independence Day games, food

    STERLING – Rain or shine, a Fourth of July celebration will be from noon to 4 p.m. July 4 at the Amazing Grace Church, 512 Second Ave.
    June 25, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Weekend tours focus on river

    FULTON – Visitors can register now for trips to three Mississippi River-related sites.From 9 a.m. to ...
    June 25, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • College honors

    Black Hawk College, East CampusGALVA – Those named to the Black Hawk College East Campus spring ...
    June 25, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Master Gardeners on hand today

    STERLING – Master Gardners will be available from 8 a.m. to noon today at Twin Cities Market, 106 Avenue A.
    June 25, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • SUPPORT GROUPS, CLUBS, AND SERVICES

    Saturday, June 25Overeaters Anonymous, 9 a.m., lower-level entrance, Church of God, 816 S. Clay St., ...
    June 25, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Deadline approaches for waste grants

    OREGON – Applications are due by noon July 11 for the next round of waste reduction, recycling grants from Ogle County Solid Waste Management Departme ...
    June 25, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Scholars honored recently by variety of organizations

    ROCK FALLS – The following scholarships and awards were given to Rock Falls High School seniors:Ariz ...
    June 25, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • COMMUNITY EVENTS

    Saturday, June 25Farmers Market, 7 a.m.-noon, Haymarket Square, 317 W. Third St., Dixon, 815-284-330 ...
    June 25, 2016 - 1:15 am


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