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  • Five Amboy residents facing felony drug charges

    AMBOY – Five Amboy residents are facing an array of cocaine- and marijuana-related charges stemming from a joint Dixon/Lee County investigation, autho ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 7:55 pm
  • Get your pet a new do in Oregon

    OREGON – A former Sterling pet groomer has moved her business to Oregon.A Furry AffHair – Primp Your ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 6:07 pm
  • What local educators say about finding new teachers

    In response to an ROE request for feedback on their recent applicant pools, here's what Sauk Valley administrators said:
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 9:02 pm
  • Teacher shortage felt in local districts

    Good luck finding a local school district that isn’t implementing new programs and realigning curriculum, in an ongoing effort to better prepare its k ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 6:02 pm
  • Official: Sub shortage easier problem for schools to fix

    Adding insult to injury for local school districts struggling to fill teacher slots is a shortage of substitute teachers.
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 7:30 pm
  • Home of Missiles not landing many candidates

    CHADWICK – Since Chadwick-Milledgeville Superintendent Tim Schurman started 6 years ago, the quantity and quality of candidates applying for jobs in t ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 9:48 pm
  • Area leaders see potential in private development arm

    Area economic development leaders are hopeful that plans for a new agency that partially privatizes the state’s efforts to bring in new business will ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 9:47 pm
  • Lee County administrator candidates say no thanks

    DIXON – For the second time, officials have come up empty in the search for Lee County’s first administrator.
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 8:03 pm
  • Buddy Bags system keeps growing in Dixon

    DIXON – Holly Shover looked a bit like Lucille Ball, frantically wrapping deliciousness at the end of an imaginary conveyor belt. At the other end of ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 8:11 pm
  • Some KSB clinics offering night, weekend appointments

    DIXON – KSB Hospital patients who've asked for off hours to see their doctors are getting their wish.
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 8:15 pm
  • State budget battle forces NICIL to close Oregon office

    OREGON – The budget battle in Springfield has claimed another casualty, and the fallout will impact dozens of disabled residents in the Oregon area.
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 8:20 pm
  • Lyndon stabbing suspect still on the run

    LYNDON – A Streator man who police say stabbed another person in a street fight at the Valley Vista mobile home park Dec. 12 has managed to elude capt ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 8:32 pm
  • St. Mary students serve up defeat to faculty

    Students at St. Mary Elementary and Junior High School in Dixon root for both sides Thursday in a students-vs.-faculty volleyball game.
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 8:47 pm
  • Winter farmers market returns to Loveland on Saturday

    DIXON – The Dixon Winter Farmers Market will return to the Loveland Community House from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday.
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 8:19 pm
  • DAY TRIP: Mushers, dog sleds bring winter fun to Brookfield

    BROOKFIELD – Whether it’s for romance or the love of animals, visitors can celebrate Valentine’s Day in style at Brookfield Zoo.
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 8:18 pm
  • Top 5 things to do this weekend: Feb. 6-7

    Looking for something fun to do this weekend in the Sauk Valley? Here are five suggestions from the Sauk Valley Media news staff.
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 11:08 am
  • Know someone who makes the community better?

    ROCK FALLS – Do you know someone or a group of people who deserve recognition for their contributions to the community? If so, a nomination for the Sh ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 11:35 pm
  • Chicago comedian to perform at Sauk

    DIXON – Michael Issac, a comedian who headlines at Zanies Comedy Club in Chicago, will perform a free show at 7 p.m. Feb. 11 in the Mathis Theatre at ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 11:34 pm
  • Antique, collectibles on sale Saturday in Mount Morris

    MOUNT MORRIS – The February Finds Antique and Collectibles Market will be open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Mount Morris Moose Lodge Family C ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 11:34 pm
  • New play coming to Dixon Stage Left

    DIXON – “Marriage Is Murder,” starring Molly Pashon and Kevin Tumleson, will hit the stage for three weekends at Dixon Stage Left, 306 W. First St.
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 11:54 pm
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