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  • Chinese auction at Polo location

    POLO – St. Mary Catholic Church’s annual luncheon and Chinese auction will be at noon Oct. 27 at White Pines LaBranche, 610 S. Division Ave.
    Sept. 24, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Well-being center main focus of fair

    MOUNT MORRIS – A health and education fair will be from 9 a.m. to noon Tuesday at Mount Morris Senior Center, 9 E. Front Street.
    Sept. 24, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Meditation event scheduled at Odell

    MORRISON – Becky West, family nurse practitioner and meditation instructor, will present Mindfulness Meditation from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Ode ...
    Sept. 24, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Mental health group to meet

    DIXON – The NAMI Sauk Area support group will meet Tuesday at Sinnissippi Centers, 325 state Route 2.
    Sept. 24, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Odell library needs gently-used books

    MORRISON – Odell Public Library and the Odell Public Library Friends’ Group is readying for the annual book and bake sale Nov. 5.
    Sept. 24, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Ice cream with history at library

    PRINCETON – Bill Sisler will talk about Sisler’s Ice Cream of Ohio at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Princeton Public Library, 698 E. Peru St.
    Sept. 24, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • YWCA needs ‘bricks’

    STERLING – The YWCA of the Sauk Valley, 421 First Ave. encourages everyone to build a Wall of Peace with them for this year’s celebration of the annua ...
    Sept. 24, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Kinzinger office hours established

    OTTAWA – Congressman Adam Kinzinger, R-Channahon, has announced his area office hours in the 16th District.
    Sept. 24, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Naturalists ready to teach star lore

    MORRISON – Participants can explore the night sky from 4:30 to 9 p.m. Oct. 1 at Morrison-Rockwood State Park Marina & Restaurant, 18301 Lake Road.
    Sept. 24, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Screenings set for Friday in Rochelle

    ROCHELLE – Life Line Screening will offer tests Friday at Hickory Grove Banquet and Conference Center, 1127 N. Seventh St.
    Sept. 24, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Mountain biking time at local park

    DIXON – Rock River Valley Bicycle Club’s fall event, Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day, will be at 2 p.m. Oct. 1 at Lowell Park nature center, 2114 Lowel ...
    Sept. 24, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Tractor pulls, demo derby close out fair

    MORRISON – Rain did not deter the exhibitors from showing their projects at the Whiteside County Fair, Aug. 16-20.
    Sept. 24, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Canal friends to meet Lincoln

    SHEFFIELD – Friends of the Hennepin Canal’s annual meeting and potluck fish fry will be at 1 p.m. Oct. 2 at the Hennepin Canal Parkway State Park Visi ...
    Sept. 24, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Day Trip: Museum rolls out the begrussen mat

    German American Heritage Center in Davenport, Iowa, brings to light the history of German immigrants in the U.S.
    Sept. 22, 2016 - 10:27 pm


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