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  • Hospice recognizes its hospice social services team

    Hospice of the Rock River Valley in Sterling recognized its hospice social services team, Alisa Wolf (from left), Becky Highbarger and Cynthia Stringe ...
    March 25, 2017 - 1:15 am
  • King and Queen of Mardi Gras at Heritage Square

    Dr. Don Edwards and Barb Woodin were crowned king and queen in February during Mardi Gras at Heritage Square in Dixon. Games were played and refreshme ...
    March 25, 2017 - 1:15 am
  • Photos submitted by Tim Griffin of Dixon

    A mallard duck with vibrant green feathers moves along the Rock River at Page Park in Dixon. ...
    March 25, 2017 - 1:15 am
  • Spaghetti dinner at Sterling Moose Family Center

    STERLING – A spaghetti dinner will be served from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. April 2 at Sterling Moose Family Center, 2601 E. Lincolnway.
    March 25, 2017 - 1:15 am
  • Helpers celebrate 1 year of thrift shop

    ROCK FALLS – St. Andrew Thrift Shop, 1100 B First Ave., recently celebrated its first anniversary with an appreciation dinner for its volunteers featu ...
    March 25, 2017 - 1:15 am
  • Chadwick schools honor roll, perfect attendance

    JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL Highest Honors Sixth grade: Emma Foster, Zachary Pauley Seventh grade: Ali Mer ...
    March 25, 2017 - 1:15 am
  • Quilting topic of monthly gathering

    DIXON – Petunia City Quilters will meet at 7 p.m. Monday at First Presbyterian Church, 110 E. Third St.
    March 25, 2017 - 1:15 am
  • Chamber office manager named

    STERLING – Megan Jones has joined Sauk Valley Area Chamber of Commerce as a financial specialist, office manager, effective March 6.
    March 25, 2017 - 1:15 am
  • Airmen complete training in San Antonio

    Area airmen finish military trainingSAN ANTONIO – U.S. Air Force Airmen 1st Class Logan R. Huizenga, ...
    March 25, 2017 - 1:15 am
  • John Deere plant highlight of field trip

    SAVANNA – West Carroll High School junior and senior FFA members’ field trip this year was in March to Midwest Technical Institute trade school in Mol ...
    March 25, 2017 - 1:15 am
  • Treasurer seeks photo entries

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois State Treasurer Michael Frerichs encourages young photographers to submit photos for the 2017 Cream of the Crop Photo Contest.
    March 25, 2017 - 1:15 am
  • Food shelf project

    Lanark Clever Clovers 4-H Club members teamed up with the Shannon-Lanark Food Pantry for a woodworking project. The goal was to increase the usable sp ...
    March 25, 2017 - 1:15 am
  • County fair forms available at banks

    MORRISON – The 2017 Whiteside County Fair runs Aug. 15-19 at 201 W. Winfield St.According the news r ...
    March 25, 2017 - 1:15 am
  • College Honors

    Western Illinois University MACOMB – Autumn Hutton and Susan Grifis of Albany and Brayden Hemminger ...
    March 25, 2017 - 1:15 am
  • Thrivent named ethical company

    MINNEAPOLIS – Thrivent Financial has been named an Ethisphere Institute 2017 World’s Most Ethical Company.
    March 25, 2017 - 1:15 am
  • Carroll County 4-H’ers

    Carroll County 4-H Federation and 4-H Foundation recently had an Appreciation Volunteer Banquet for volunteers involved with the county 4-H program at ...
    March 25, 2017 - 1:15 am
  • Savanna FFA students take third in competition

    MOUNT CARROLL – West Carroll High School teams competed in the Section 1 FFA Livestock and Dairy Judging contests March 18 at the County Highway Build ...
    March 25, 2017 - 1:15 am
  • Knights of Columbus donates to St. Mary School

    Luke Dixon, Grand Knight of Knights of Columbus Council 690 of Dixon, hands $3,250 to St. Mary School principal Jean Spohn. The money was raised from ...
    March 25, 2017 - 1:15 am
  • DHS Key Club goes to conference

    DIXON – Thirteen Dixon High School students, including Justin Wiggins, 2015-17 Illinois-Eastern Iowa District technology chairman, recently were at th ...
    March 25, 2017 - 1:15 am
  • Pork chops on menu at semi-annual luncheon

    MILLEDGEVILLE – The Chadwick and Milledgeville American Legion posts will have a semi-annual luncheon from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 1 at Milledgevil ...
    March 25, 2017 - 1:15 am
  • RNA chapter installs new officers

    Prophetstown Royal Neighbors of America Chapter 516 installed new officers during the March 14 meeting at Henry C. Adams Library in Prophetstown. They ...
    March 25, 2017 - 1:15 am
  • Photos submitted by Susan Devers

    A deer caught the eye of Susan Devers as it paused among the tombstones at Grove Hill Cemetery in Morrison.
    March 25, 2017 - 1:15 am


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    There’s a movement afoot in the Illinois Legislature to name former President Barack Obama’s birthday (Aug. 4) as a legal holiday in Illinois. What do you think?
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