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  • Applications wanted for Carroll scholarships

    LANARK – The Carroll County Help Center will offer three $500 scholarships to Carroll graduating seniors interested in pursuing training at a communit ...
    Feb. 6, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Dress, funds need to make dance success

    STERLING – Bi-County Special Education Cooperative's second prom for special needs students will be from 1 to 4 p.m. April 15 at Oneighty Church, 1295 ...
    Feb. 6, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Area girl's art places in national competition

    SPRINGFIELD – Ally Abel, a Byron Middle School student, submitted artwork to the National Radon Poster Contest.
    Feb. 6, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Reading material part of fundraiser

    STERLING – The CGH Medical Center Auxiliary will have a Books are Fun book and gift fair in the Ryberg Auditorium at the hospital, 100 E. LeFevre Road ...
    Feb. 6, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Orchids topic of ecologist’s talk

    ROCKFORD – The Rock River Valley Chapter of Wild Ones will meet from 7 to 9 p.m. Feb. 18 at Rock Valley College Woodward Technology Center, 3301 N. Mu ...
    Feb. 6, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Holiday sweets to be sold at church

    ROCK FALLS – A Valentine’s sweet shoppe bake sale will start at 8 a.m. Feb. 13 at First Christian Church of Rock Falls, 506 Fifth Ave.
    Feb. 6, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Boy becomes school champion

    DIXON – Garrett Helfrich of Dixon won St. Anne School’s competition in the 28th annual National Geographic Bee.
    Feb. 6, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Film's part of family activities at library

    FRANKLIN GROVE – The movie "Hotel Transylvania 2" will be shown from 6 to 8 p.m. Feb. 26 at Franklin Grove public library, 112 S. Elm St.
    Feb. 6, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Labor history to feature Thursday at teacher program

    STERLING – The Rock River Valley Illinois Education Association Retired will meet for lunch and business at 4 p.m. Thursday at the Sterling IEA office ...
    Feb. 6, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Social media on meeting agenda

    DIXON – PFLAG Sauk Valley will meet Feb. 21 in the Eels Room at St. Luke Episcopal Church, 221 W. Third St.
    Feb. 6, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Help available to quite smoking

    ROCHELLE – Ogle County Health Department will offer a smoking cessation class starting Tuesday at Rochelle Community Hospital, 900 N. Second St.
    Feb. 6, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Honor Rolls

    Merrill School, Rock FallsHigh HonorsThird grade: Madilyn Blackburn, Danica Brooks, Abigail Dobrez, ...
    Feb. 6, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Bridge winners get 60 percent

    DIXON – The Dixon Monday Night Bridge Club has announced its Feb. 1 results.Mimi Boysen and Barb Her ...
    Feb. 6, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • College Honors

    Bradley UniversityPEORIA – Jolee A. Park of Milledgeville graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor ...
    Feb. 6, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Transportation to benefit from sale

    STERLING – A fundraiser for Whiteside County Public Transportation will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday through Friday in Room 22 on the second flo ...
    Feb. 6, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Free kids' programs Monday at Sterling library

    STERLING – Free children’s activities Monday at Sterling Public Library, 102 W. Third St., will include a lap-sit storytime for children 18 months to ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 8:42 pm
  • Kids karate class will focus on anti-bullying

    ROCK FALLS – Coloma Township Park District will offer a Karate Fit Kids class for ages 8 to 10 from 1 to 2 p.m. this Saturday and next in the Merrill ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 7:00 pm
  • Hope Life Center offering 30th anniversary tours

    STERLING – Hope Life Center’s 30th anniversary celebration will feature tours of its White Oak Women’s Center at 10 a.m., noon, and 2 and 6 p.m. Feb. ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 10:38 pm
  • SUPPORT GROUPS, CLUBS, AND SERVICES

    Saturday, Feb. 6Alcoholics Anonymous, 9 a.m., closed, Big Book, United Methodist Church, 201 E. Chic ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 4:54 pm


  • Reader Poll

    Of all the U.S. presidents born in February, which one is your favorite?
    Ronald Reagan (Feb. 6)
    William Henry Harrison (Feb. 9)
    Abraham Lincoln (Feb. 12)
    George Washington (Feb. 22)