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  • Ag-accounting student earns $500 scholarship

    MOUNT CARROLL – The directors of the Carroll County Soil and Water Conservation District have announced that Bailey Durward of Thomson is the 2016 $50 ...
    April 23, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Driver safety class planned this week

    DIXON – An AARP driver safety class will be from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. May 11 and 12 at the Post House Community Center, 100 W. Second St.
    April 23, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Donation reduces cost of teen dance

    AMBOY – Teen Turf’s next fun night and dance will be from 7 to 10 p.m. Friday at Boehle Youth Center, 235 W. Main St.
    April 23, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Baked potatoes

    DIXON – A Spuds & Splits Extravaganza is this year’s fundraiser for Christ Our Savior Lutheran Church, 2035 state Route 26.
    April 23, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Addiction group lends its support

    DIXON – The Safe Harbor – Community Recovery Group meets at 6:30 p.m. each Wednesday at Town Square Centre, 101 W. Second St.
    April 23, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Time for relaxing during gathering

    ROCK FALLS – Reservations are due by Monday for a relaxation class from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday at Rock Falls United Methodist Church, 210 Fourt ...
    April 23, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Day of activities set in local park

    DIXON – Safe Harbor group will present a Planting Seeds To Grow as a Community from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 30 at John Dixon Park, 515 N. Galena Ave.
    April 23, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Yearbook team recognized for hard work

    POLO – Jostens, a producer of yearbooks and student-created content, recently named Polo Community High School’s yearbook program as the 2015 Jostens’ ...
    April 23, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Iowa State UniversityAMES, Iowa – Connor Engelkes of Davis Junction, Todd Nelson of Dixon, and Joshu ...
    April 23, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Auction runs up until end of week

    MORRISON – Bidding continues on painted flowerpots, a fundraiser by Odell Public Library Friends.The ...
    April 23, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Gardening club to begin in Dixon

    DIXON – A Junior Master Gardener Club is being formed in Dixon.From 4 to 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays, from Ma ...
    April 23, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Fundraiser concert to assist with trip

    OREGON – Local musicians will take part May 1 at a benefit concert to help a Dixon woman with her mission trip to Africa.
    April 23, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Tests, exercise, diet advised for cancer prevention

    OREGON – April is National Cancer Control Month.Ogle County Health Department has a list of tips to ...
    April 23, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Programs set at Whiteside senior center

    STERLING – A presentation on Social Security changes will be offered from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Thursday at Whiteside County Senior Center, 1207 W. Nint ...
    April 23, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Pain care program planned at hospice

    DIXON – Hope of Hope Cancer Wellness Center and Unity Hospice of Northern Illinois will offer “Palliative Care: What It Is, When Is It Needed, and How ...
    April 23, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Voting tips topic of club meeting

    STERLING – Sterling High School Latino Club members will have a Voting Information Night at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Sterling City Hall, 212 Third Ave.
    April 23, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • FFA members earn recognition

    MANLIUS – The Bureau Valley FFA Chapter’s annual banquet was March 15 in the high school commons.The ...
    April 23, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Farm Bureau conference attendance tops 350

    EAST PEORIA – More than 350 junior FFA members, county farm bureau managers, and FFA advisers from 74 Illinois counties attended the Illinois Farm Bur ...
    April 23, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Players take flight in bridge

    DIXON – The Dixon Monday Night Bridge Club has announced its April 11 results.In Flight A, Mimi Boys ...
    April 23, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • ​Illini summer academies to start soon

    URBANA – Illinois 4-H Illini Summer Academies, a 4-day event, runs June 26-29 at the University of Illinois Urbana – Champaign campus.
    April 23, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Honor rolls

    Christ Lutheran School, SterlingHigh HonorsSixth grade: Laura Heuser, Addison HolckSeventh grade: Ma ...
    April 23, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Alzheimer's information sessions planned in Dixon

    DIXON – The Alzheimer's Association Central Illinois Chapter will present a workshop May 3 on Alzheimer's disease at Post House Community Center, 100 ...
    April 23, 2016 - 1:15 am


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