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  • Music, preaching part of evening

    DIXON – A community worship service will be at 9 a.m. Sunday in the main stage area of the Petunia Festival, just off Galena Avenue.
    July 3, 2014 - 3:23 pm
  • Silent auction to help shelter

    ROCK FALLS – The Rock River Valley Area Woman’s Connection will meet July 16 at the Candlelight, 2200 First Ave.
    July 3, 2014 - 3:23 pm
  • ‘Tiger Eyes’ to be shown in Oregon

    OREGON – Serenity Hospice & Home’s Movie and Discussion Night will be from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Monday at the home, 1658 S. state Route 2.
    July 3, 2014 - 3:13 pm
  • Late summer fest needs sponsors

    AMBOY – Sponsors are needed for the White Buffalo Music Festival to be Aug. 8-10 at the Mendota Hills Campground, 642 U.S. Route 52.
    July 3, 2014 - 3:13 pm
  • Sam Clemens’ romance featured

    FRANKLIN GROVE – Stuart Corsa and Mary Ann Constable Guttman will present a portrayal of how Mark Twain and his wife, Olivia Langdon, met.
    July 3, 2014 - 3:13 pm
  • Newman Central Catholic High School, Sterling High Honors Freshmen: Christopher Ahlers, Aidan Bollman, Zachary Brauman, Terissa Brininger, Megan Carney, Sarah Davis, Zachary Demko, Grace Ely, Maura Harrison, Jacob Heiderscheit, Mary Jensen, Hannah Jones, Kevin “KC” Knack, Eli Leffelman, Anne Mccoy, Teagan McKenna, Samantha Miller, Thomas Moore, Jacob Neisewander, Elise Pasley, Catherine Payan, James Phelps III, Michael Powers, Jacob Rhodes, Ryan Rude, Kelsey Simpson, and Lakyn Waldschmidt. Sophomores: Erin Allen, Victor Francque, Hillary Grennan, Matthew Johnson, Clay Jungerman, Emily Long, Maxwell Oswalt, Erin Pasley, Shawn Rosengren, Brady Rude, Carly Schaab, and Olivia Walter. Juniors: Brandon Ahlgrim, Abigayle Ammon, Trevor Bolin, Drew Burge, Andrew Burke, Breanna Conboy, Quincy Coomes, Kenneth Ellorando, Jakob Frank, Elliott Frankfother, Allie Harkness, Dillan Heffelfinger, Rachel Heiderscheit, Lucas Hodge, Rachel Humphreys, Julie Hurd, Christopher Jones, Connor Knack, Linnea Larson, Jordan McGarvey, Nolan McGinn, Cameron McKinley, Olivia Murillo, Loren Newberry, Chantel Ordean, Baleigh Osborne, Drew Rosengren, Paige Ruthart, Amy Ryan, Aubree Schmitt, Tucker Shoemaker, Haley Simpson, Mariah Staebell, Jenna Stevens, Regan Todhunter, Maegan Trygstad, Anne Vits, Matthew Wagenecht, Alexis Warren, Christopher Wilson, Sydney Ybarra, and Mengyang Zheng. Seniors: Lauren Adams, Jacob Ardis, Erin Beswick, Sarah Beswick, Seth Brauman, Shayla Brown, Xicong “John” Chen, Sarah Corwell, Tyler Danilson, Hannah Davis, Nathaniel Edison, Reghan Edwards, Andy Eifel, Kayla Faley, Lauren Farley, Allison Furr, Andrew George, Kelli Gorski, Rachel Grennan, Bryce Ivey, Mitchell Jecklin, Elliot Jensen, Shilong (Ryan) Jin, Christina Long, Harrison Mccoy, Taryn McKenna, Edward McKinley, Warren Melton, Jacob Monier, Jonathan Neisewander, Todd Nelson, Nyle Nestor, Sara Nysather, McKelvey Olson, Mary Alice Oswalt, Brady Reuter, Ariel Rice, Megan Rosengren, Andrew Schmitt, Ryan Schoaf, Jennifer Schrauth, Andrew Scroggins, Anthony Sharp, Allison Shipman, Nathan Terveer, Micah Trancoso, Jakob Vetter, and Stacia Walter. Honors Freshmen: John Ackert, Caleb Ardis, Kaitlyn Collins, Elias Edmondson, Madyson Ferris, Jacob Garland, John Haenni, Ethan Hafner, Mary McDonnell, William Montavon, Kaylin Sarver, Connor Schmall, Aaron Scroggins, and Madalyn Wilson. Sophomores: Jared Brauman, Kyle Decker, Brady Fowkes, Anthony Garcia, Teagen Hinrichs, and Makayla Murphy. Juniors: Alani Cook, Julian Helmeke, Madalyn Klein, Lars Roleder, Katelyn Schultz, and Sunghun “Kyle” Son. Seniors: Breanne deLong, Michael Ely, Benjamin Jarvis, Andrew Kobbeman, Jacob Snow, and Paige Thuente.

      Newman Central Catholic High School, SterlingHigh HonorsFreshmen: Christopher Ahlers, Aidan Bollma ...
    July 3, 2014 - 3:13 pm
  • Group to take aid to Bolivia

    STERLING – Eleven area adults and students will travel to Bolivia for 2 weeks in late July as part of a mission group sponsored by the Northern Illino ...
    July 3, 2014 - 3:22 pm
  • New books, DVDs at library

    FRANKLIN GROVE – The Summer Reading Program continues from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Monday and July 14 and 21 at the Franklin Grove Public Library, 112 S. Elm S ...
    July 3, 2014 - 3:13 pm

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    Reader Poll

    The seventh annual Whiteside County Barn Tour, featuring 11 barns near Sterling, is July 12-13. Have you ever gone on the tour?
    No, but I plan to go this year