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  • Wits Fitness class exercises minds

    University of Illinois Extension Carroll-Lee-Whiteside Unit has several programs planned. Among the ...
    March 18, 2017 - 1:15 am
  • Honor Roll

    DIXON HIGH SCHOOL Highest Honors Freshmen: Hakeem Banks, Molly Biggs, Melody Breckenfelder, Emma C ...
    March 18, 2017 - 1:15 am
  • Amboy FFA members compete at event

    Austin Dees, (from left), Nicolas Pellens, Grace Klein, Bradley Gazza, and Dashad Greene, Amboy High School FFA members, competed Jan. 17 at the annua ...
    March 18, 2017 - 1:15 am
  • 4-H’er of the Month named; National Public Health Week nears

    STERLING – The University of Illinois Extension, Whiteside County 4-H program members have named Mitchell Clodfelter the March 4-H’er of the Month.
    March 18, 2017 - 1:15 am
  • Artist, musicians, porches wanted for fest

    MOUNT MORRIS – Encore! Mount Morris would like to find a visual artist interested in community-based art or art education for an artist-in-residence o ...
    March 18, 2017 - 1:15 am
  • Company earns Elite Builder Award for performance

    Rick Andersen (pictured) and Ryan Hartman of Andersen Statewide Buildings LLC in Sterling participated in a 4-day continuing education workshop during ...
    March 18, 2017 - 1:15 am
  • Sleep Well, Live Well project at YMCA

    A slumber party at Sterling-Rock Falls Family YMCA in Sterling took place as part of the Sleep Well, Live Well project. A March 4 night of fellowship ...
    March 18, 2017 - 1:15 am
  • West Carroll students to compete at state

    GENESEO – West Carroll FFA members Daniel Hartman, Natalie Shaw, and Mengshi Wuang each won District I FFA Proficiency Awards at the March 8 District ...
    March 18, 2017 - 1:15 am
  • Comedian to appear at meal

    MORRISON – The Whiteside County Cattleman’s Association 56th annual dinner will be March 25 at Morrison High School, 643 Genesee Ave.
    March 18, 2017 - 1:15 am
  • 4-C: meeting in DeKalb

    DeKALB –4-C: Community Coordinated Child Care's annual meeting will be April 11 in the Yusunas Room at Haish Memorial Library, 309 Oak St.
    March 18, 2017 - 1:15 am
  • ​Youth leadership workshop planned

    DIXON – Junior and senior high school youth are welcome to participate in a 4-H Leadership Workshop April 1 at Plum Hollow, 1922, state Route 26.
    March 18, 2017 - 1:15 am
  • Alzheimer’s signs to be discussed

    DIXON – Lee County Council on Aging will present Know the 10 Signs of Alzheimer’s at the Post House Community Center, 100 W. Second St.
    March 18, 2017 - 1:15 am
  • Support groups, clubs and services

    Saturday, March 18Overeaters Anonymous, 9 a.m., Gateway Faith Fellowship parsonage, 701 14th Ave., F ...
    March 16, 2017 - 5:27 pm
  • DAY TRIP: Brrrr! Frigid fundraiser await the brave

    Cold air ... cold water ... there’s nothing quite like a brisk dip in the lake for a good cause. Th ...
    March 16, 2017 - 7:12 pm
  • Habitat for Humanity meets Saturday

    DIXON – Dixon Habitat for Humanity's 25th annual spring organizational meeting begins at 9 a.m. Saturday at Holloway Center, St. Patrick Church, 612 S ...
    March 16, 2017 - 2:16 pm


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    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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