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  • Entries still being taken for contest

    DIXON – Phidian Art Club literary competition deadline is March 15. All entries must be postmarked ...
    Feb. 25, 2017 - 1:15 am
  • Ten present for firefighter meeting

    MANLIUS – The Manlius Fire Department’s February meeting at the fire hall, was conducted by Robert Reglin, president.
    Feb. 25, 2017 - 1:15 am
  • Briefs on Carroll County 4-H

    Public contests reminder issued MOUNT CARROLL – The annual Carroll County 4-H Public Presentation C ...
    Feb. 25, 2017 - 1:15 am
  • Spring Fling luncheon set for noon Friday

    DIXON – Dixon Area Christian Women will have a Spring Fling luncheon at noon Friday at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 421 S. Peoria Ave.
    Feb. 25, 2017 - 1:15 am
  • Audubon Society talks about parks

    FREEPORT – The Northwest Illinois Audubon Society has a number of activities planned for March. The ...
    Feb. 25, 2017 - 1:15 am
  • Rock Falls Little League to host meal, bake sale

    ROCK FALLS – Rock Falls Little League will have a chili and hot dog supper and bake sale from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. today at Rock Falls Eagles Club, 321 W ...
    Feb. 25, 2017 - 1:15 am
  • Art workshops at Byron Theater

    BYRON – Eagle’s Nest Art Group members will offer training in multiple techniques and mediums at the Byron Theater, next door to Byron Museum of Histo ...
    Feb. 25, 2017 - 1:15 am
  • WACC announces January Students of the Month

    STERLING – Whiteside Area Career Center has announced its January Students of the Month for outstanding effort and performance.
    Feb. 25, 2017 - 1:15 am
  • Pancakes, french toast at Amboy Central School breakfast

    AMBOY – The annual Central School Pancake and French Toast Breakfast will be from 8 a.m. to noon March 5 at Amboy Central School, 30 E. Provost St.
    Feb. 25, 2017 - 1:15 am
  • Mental health first aid session

    DIXON – Mental health first aid training will be at 8 a.m. March 10 at Dixon Police Department, 220 S. Hennepin Ave.
    Feb. 25, 2017 - 1:15 am
  • Pancake breakfast, vendor show at Self Help

    STERLING – Self Help Enterprises pancake breakfast and vendor show will be from 7 a.m. to noon March 4 at 2300 W. LeFevre Road.
    Feb. 25, 2017 - 1:15 am
  • Monday Night Bridge continues

    DIXON – The results are in for Monday Nigh Bridge Club on Feb. 13.Mimi Boysen and Barb Hermes took f ...
    Feb. 25, 2017 - 1:15 am
  • Resthave Home of Morrison, volunteers deliver cookie grams

    Resthave Home of Morrison, with the help of volunteers, delivered cookie grams to Resthave residents the week of Valentine's Day Cookies were also del ...
    Feb. 25, 2017 - 1:15 am
  • Local church will have World Day of Prayer

    Church Women United of Sterling-Rock Falls will have World Day of Prayer observance March 3 at First Christian Church, 506 Fifth Ave., Rock Falls. Cof ...
    Feb. 25, 2017 - 1:15 am
  • Sunset in Fort Myers Beach, Florida

    The sun sets over Fort Myers Beach, Florida. Photo submitted by Wendell Snell of Dixon. ...
    Feb. 25, 2017 - 1:15 am
  • Tables, booths can be rented at sale

    ROCK FALLS – The Purrrrfect Indoor Rummage Sale will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 18 at Rock Falls Community Building, 601 W. 10th St.
    Feb. 25, 2017 - 1:15 am
  • Homemakers on way to East Peoria

    EAST PEORIA – Lee County Homemakers Education Association members, Linda Tarpley and Shirley Rees, will attend the 92nd annual Illinois Association fo ...
    Feb. 25, 2017 - 1:15 am
  • Sterling Park District's Youth Basketball League teams

    Dec. 3-Jan. 28 at Westwood Fitness and Sports CenterThe league is designed to teach children the fun ...
    Feb. 25, 2017 - 1:15 am
  • Pancake, sausage supper at church in Oregon

    OREGON – A pancake and sausage supper will be from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. March 4 at Emmanuel Lutheran Church (Paynes Point), 764 N. Stillman Valley Road.
    Feb. 25, 2017 - 1:15 am
  • Alzheimer's seminar March 7 at Polo Senior Center

    POLO – The 10 early warning signs of Alzheimer’s will be the topic of a free seminar at 11:30 a.m. March 7 at Polo Senior Center, 101 E. Mason St.
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 8:01 pm
  • Yard waste collection resumes March 13 in Sterling

    STERLING – Curbside yard waste collection begins March 13.The waste should be in 30-gallon, kraft pa ...
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 8:13 pm
  • Support groups, clubs and services

    Saturday, Feb. 25Overeaters Anonymous, 9 a.m., Gateway Faith Fellowship parsonage, 701 14th Ave., Fu ...
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 11:52 pm


  • Reader Poll

    There’s a movement afoot in the Illinois Legislature to name former President Barack Obama’s birthday (Aug. 4) as a legal holiday in Illinois. What do you think?
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