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  • College honors

    Scott Community CollegeMOLINE – Those graduating May 18 from Scott Community College are: Dixon: Amy ...
    May 28, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Mental health group helps with crisis training costs

    NAMI Sauk Area recently presented $3,000 to Mobile Team Unit 1, a group of local and state law enforcement officers who serve six surrounding counties ...
    May 28, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Services planned to honor veterans on Memorial Day

    The sacrifices of military personnel will be recognized at Memorial Day programs throughout the Sauk Valley, all on Monday unless otherwise noted.
    May 27, 2016 - 3:24 pm
  • Rock Falls author set to sign books Saturday

    ROCK FALLS – A Rock Falls writer will sign copies of her first published book from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Treasure Chest LLC resale shop, 2 ...
    May 26, 2016 - 8:27 pm
  • Give blood, get a shot at a free oil change

    STERLING – People who give blood from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at a Red Cross blood drive at CGH Medical Center’s Ryberg Auditorium, 100 E. LeFevre ...
    May 26, 2016 - 10:38 pm
  • Route 40 road work taking holiday hiatus

    SPRINGFIELD – Bridge replacement over the Hennepin Canal, on state Route 40 south of Rock Falls, will be suspended from 3 p.m. Friday until 12:01 a.m. ...
    May 26, 2016 - 8:27 pm
  • Day Trip: Spend a day at the zoon

    BELVIDERE – It’s a fine time to visit Summerfield Zoo as it teems with spring babies and moves into ...
    May 26, 2016 - 2:52 pm
  • Support groups, clubs and services

    Saturday, May 28Red Cross blood drive, 7-11 a.m., 112 W. Second St., Rock Falls. Appointment: 815-62 ...
    May 26, 2016 - 4:13 pm
  • Support groups, clubs and services

    Friday, May 27Women, infants and children clinic; and family planning services, Lee County Health De ...
    May 25, 2016 - 4:40 pm
  • Social Security presentation set at senior site

    STERLING – A free presentation on maximizing Social Security benefits begins at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Whiteside County Senior Center, 1207 W. Ninth ...
    May 25, 2016 - 6:29 pm
  • Road work begins Tuesday near Franklin Grove

    DIXON – Widening and resurfacing work will begin Tuesday along state Route 38 east of Franklin Grove.
    May 25, 2016 - 6:32 pm
  • Tickets for rifle raffle being sold

    MORRISON – A rifle worth about $700 is being raffled to benefit Whiteside County Soil and Water Conservation District programs.
    May 24, 2016 - 9:50 pm
  • Prairie clean-up day June 4 in Oregon

    OREGON – The Prairie Preservation Society of Ogle County will hold a tour and work day at 9 a.m. June 4 at Sand Ridge, 2879 S. Daysville Road.
    May 24, 2016 - 9:50 pm
  • Electronics can be dropped off for recycling day

    DIXON – Electronic waste will be accepted from area residents from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday at Secure Recycling Services, 629 Palmyra Road.
    May 24, 2016 - 9:46 pm
  • Support groups, clubs and services

    Thursday, May 26Childhood immunization clinic; women, infants and children clinic; and family planni ...
    May 24, 2016 - 2:33 pm
  • Business after hours set Thursday in Fulton

    FULTON – The Fulton Chamber of Commerce will have a Biz After 5 event and ribbon-cutting ceremony at 5 p.m. Thursday at the Martin House Museum, 707 1 ...
    May 23, 2016 - 9:09 pm
  • Support groups, clubs and services

    Wednesday, May 25Childhood immunization clinic; women, infants and children clinic; and family plann ...
    May 23, 2016 - 9:43 pm
  • Support groups, clubs and services

    Tuesday, May 24Childhood immunization clinic; women, infants and children clinic; and family plannin ...
    May 22, 2016 - 8:33 pm


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