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  • Tickets on sale for Granny Rose raffle

    DIXON – Tickets are available now for a raffle featuring a big-screen TV, a freezer, tools and a gas grill, proceeds of which will benefit Granny Rose ...
    Oct. 22, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Amboy High School October Student of the Month: Katelynn Pankhurst

    AMBOY – Katelynn Pankhurst, 17, is Amboy's October Student of the Month. Her parents are Marshall Pa ...
    Oct. 22, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Pool tournament fundraiser Saturday in Dixon

    DIXON – The Shooting For A Cure pool tournament will begin at noon today at Corner Spot, 510 Chicago Ave.
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 8:38 pm
  • They will, they will teach you ... music

    DIXON – Nolan Wegner had a sore throat Thursday evening. His voice teacher, Jon McLemore, had a back ...
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 8:06 pm
  • Dixon to partner with state on railing repairs

    DIXON – The state will help pay to repair the corroded Galena Avenue Bridge railings – the cost of w ...
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 9:28 pm
  • Sterling updating capital projects costs

    Roads and riverfront needs may complicate the city's plans to pay for costly stormwater sewer projects.
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 9:29 pm
  • Departing United Way director: ‘Don’t drop the ball; keep it moving’

    Parts of the 2016 campaign kickoff for United Way of Whiteside County were business as usual. Others were downright emotional.
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 7:25 pm
  • A day in the country at Sterling elementary school

    Students at Jefferson Elementary School in Sterling enjoyed Country Day on Friday. They learned line dances, and got to see and pet animals both insid ...
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 7:04 pm
  • Dateline Dixon: Royalty runs in the family

    DIXON – When Sesily Gaffey was crowned Dixon High School homecoming queen, she continued a family tradition.
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 5:31 pm
  • IDOT: Rock Falls bridge to reopen around mid-November

    DIXON – The $1.7 million repair project that has shut down the U.S. Route 30 bridge over the Rock Ri ...
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 8:34 pm
  • Fulton boil order lifted

    FULTON – The boil order for the residents from 20th Avenue South from Fourth Street to Sixth Street was lifted Friday. If residents have any questions ...
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 8:05 pm
  • Eastland schools will get faster internet

    LANARK – Eastland School District students will be getting faster Internet as a Christmas present this year.
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 9:01 am
  • Social service providers want Supreme Court to settle suit against state

    CHICAGO (AP) – Social service providers want the Illinois Supreme Court to intervene in their legal ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 10:59 pm
  • Whiteside County public transit not cutting services

    The lack of state funding to public transportation systems has led many agencies to cut services with the threat of shutting down by the end of the ye ...
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 9:00 am
  • Workshop to help disabled find work

    STERLING – The guest speaker of an upcoming workshop is excited to get to know disabled folks from the Sauk Valley, then help lay out a strategy to ge ...
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 9:03 am
  • Chana teacher, her son were Byron house fire victims

    The Byron woman who died in a house fire Wednesday along with her 3-year-old son was a 31-year-old teacher who grew up in Mount Morris.
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 8:52 pm
  • State's attorney clears Dixon police in officer-involved shooting

    The Lee County State's Attorney has reviewed video evidence and cleared officers of any wrongdoing in the officer-involved shooting last month.
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 8:34 am
  • Custom-built for the Sauk Valley

    ROCK FALLS – Elite Custom Cycle still is in the process of moving from Iowa to Rock Falls, but for its owners, the Sauk Valley always has felt like ho ...
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 8:39 am
  • Prescription drug disposal day Saturday throughout Sauk Valley

    STERLING – Area agencies will accept expired, unused, and unwanted prescriptions Saturday during the Drug Enforcement Agency’s National Prescription D ...
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 8:55 am
  • Top 5 things to do: Oct. 21-23, 2016

    Looking for something fun to do this weekend in the Sauk Valley? Here are five suggestions from the Sauk Valley Media news staff.
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 12:18 pm
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