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  • New titles arrive, hit library shelves

    DIXON – New selections at Dixon Public Library, 221 S. Hennepin Ave., include:Fiction: “This Was a M ...
    Dec. 3, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Forreston Lions Club seeks gifts

    FORRESTON – The Forreston Lions Club’s annual Christmas Angel project is underway.Angels are availab ...
    Dec. 3, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Annual pancake meal set Wednesday in Lanark

    LANARK – Lanark Lions Club members will serve their annual pancake and sausage dinner from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Eastland High School, 500 S. Schoo ...
    Dec. 5, 2016 - 11:35 am
  • Reading material and more available

    DIXON – Collective Goods, formerly Books Are Fun, will have gifts and books to be sold as a fundraiser for KSB Hospital Auxiliary.
    Dec. 3, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Honor Roll

    EAST COLOMA-NELSON SCHOOL Highest Honors Fifth grade; Addisyn Castaneda, Graci Junis, Josiah Meeks ...
    Dec. 5, 2016 - 11:36 am
  • Area 4-H’er wins Bright Future award

    FONTANET, Ind. – The fluid flow experts of Green Leaf, Inc., a manufacturer of agricultural products, Rural Lifestyle Retailer Tractor Supply Co. 4-H ...
    Dec. 3, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • College, military news

    Culver-Stockton College CANTON, Mo .– Makayla Feith and Brianna Greer, both of Amboy have been acce ...
    Dec. 5, 2016 - 11:37 am
  • Sauk business leader to speak at workshop

    MOUNT MORRIS – The Mount Morris Economic Development Group will have another Coffee with Dave Business 101 Session from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Dec. ...
    Dec. 2, 2016 - 4:28 pm
  • Still time to turn in toys, letters for Earth Angels program

    FORRESTON – The deadline for Earth Angels toy and gift donations for children and correspondence for troops is drawing near.
    Dec. 2, 2016 - 4:29 pm


  • Reader Poll

    Rock Falls is considering a ban on leaf burning. Should the city finally take that step?
    Yes. Sterling and Dixon have had bans for years. It’s time for Rock Falls to impose a ban.
    No. It would be too great a burden for homeowners to dispose of fallen leaves in other ways.
    Not sure
    No opinion