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  • Horticulture, textiles part of Ogle County Fair

    CAT DEPARTMENT Champion Junior Showmanship: Lacie Meyer, Leaf River GrandChampion Feline: Kaden Li ...
    Aug. 27, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Ogle County Fair winners named

    OREGON – The Ogle County Fair was Aug. 3-7 at the fairgrounds in Oregon. Winners are: BEEF DEPARTM ...
    Aug. 27, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Milledgeville Methodists change service times

    MILLEDGEVILLE – Effective Sunday, family worship will change to 10:15 a.m. at Milledgeville United Methodist Church, 321 N. Holcomb Ave.
    Aug. 27, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Stillman graduate completes training

    SAN ANTONIO – Air Force Airman Torin W. Palmer graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio.
    Aug. 27, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Grant application period opens Monday

    STERLING – Nonprofit organizations can apply online Monday through Friday for grants from the Walmart Foundation.
    Aug. 26, 2016 - 7:40 pm
  • Oregon Toegther offering a block party, informational program Sunday

    OREGON – The Oregon Together steering committee is having a block party and community meeting Sunday ...
    Aug. 26, 2016 - 7:41 pm
  • Sterling firefighters hope to raise $5,000 for MDA

    STERLING – Firefighters are passing the boot to raise money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association.A ...
    Aug. 26, 2016 - 7:36 pm
  • Firefighters asking folks to fill the boot for MDA

    STERLING – Firefighters are passing the boot today and Saturday to raise money for the Muscular Dyst ...
    Aug. 26, 2016 - 1:03 pm
  • Support groups, clubs and services

    Saturday, Aug. 27Overeaters Anonymous, 9 a.m., lower-level entrance, Church of God, 816 S. Clay St., ...
    Aug. 25, 2016 - 10:32 pm
  • Day Trip: Come visit the Village people at Amana

    Established in 1855, the Amana Colonies came into existence when the Community of True Inspiration a ...
    Aug. 26, 2016 - 9:38 am
  • Quarter auction Sunday to benefit Dixon dad

    STERLING – A quartermania auction to raise money for a Dixon dad with a brain tumor will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Sterling Moose Family Cent ...
    Aug. 25, 2016 - 6:55 pm
  • Support groups, clubs and services

    Friday, Aug. 26Women, infants and children clinic, and family planning services, Lee County Health D ...
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 10:56 pm
  • Seniors, disabled can apply for help with heating bills

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) – A program offering help with winter heating bills is preparing to enroll seniors ...
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 10:48 pm
  • Benefit set for Saturday for mental health program

    STERLING – A fundraiser for Sinnissippi Centers’ SASS program will be Saturday at The Factory Pub & Grub, 103 W. Third St.
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 12:22 pm
  • Support groups, clubs and services

    Thursday, Aug. 25 Childhood immunization clinic; women, infants and children clinic; and family pla ...
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 4:10 pm
  • Participants wanted for annual memorial walk

    THOMSON – The 22nd annual Min’s Mississippi Memorial Walk/Run starts at 8 a.m. Sept. 3 on the west end of Main Street, past the Thomson Causeway campg ...
    Aug. 22, 2016 - 6:24 pm
  • Support groups, clubs and services

    Wednesday, Aug. 24 Childhood immunization clinic; women, infants and children clinic; and family pl ...
    Aug. 22, 2016 - 5:01 pm
  • Storm siren work today in Rock Falls

    ROCK FALLS – Be forewarned: Fire department staff will perform maintenance today on the severe weath ...
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 9:41 am
  • Mental health group to meet Tuesday

    DIXON – The NAMI Sauk Area Board of Directors will meet at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, followed by the support group meeting at 6:30, at Sinnissippi Centers, 3 ...
    Aug. 21, 2016 - 3:38 pm
  • Support groups, clubs and services

    Tuesday, Aug. 23Childhood immunization clinic; women, infants and children clinic; and family planni ...
    Aug. 21, 2016 - 9:05 pm


  • Reader Poll

    The high school football season begins Aug. 26. Do you plan to attend any games?
    Yes, I’m a big fan and will attend most of my team’s games
    Yes, I’ll attend maybe half of the games
    Yes, I’ll go to at least one game
    No, but I’ll follow high school football in the media
    No, not interested