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  • Two shows ready to rock at Timber Lake Playhouse

    MOUNT CARROLL – “Rock of Ages” is hitting regional theaters for the first time, including a run beginning today at 7:30 p.m. at Timber Lake Playhouse, ...
    June 29, 2016 - 9:59 pm
  • Annual event in Rock Falls benefits food bank

    ROCK FALLS – The annual Rock Falls Antique Tractor and Engine Show Cookout will run from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 9 at Long Shot Sports Bar and Grill, 33 ...
    June 29, 2016 - 9:59 pm
  • Let Freedom Ring Festival keeps rocking through the weekend

    MOUNT MORRIS – The Let Freedom Ring Festival began Wednesday in Mount Morris, highlighted by its annual Little Miss and Mister Firecracker competition ...
    June 29, 2016 - 10:06 pm
  • Petunia Festival festivities begin today in Dixon

    DIXON – It’s that time of year again and the 52nd annual Petunia Festival is ready to roll. The fes ...
    June 29, 2016 - 10:07 pm
  • Bubbling over with excitement in Sterling

    Vivian Stern, 4, and her father, Mike Stern, both from Sterling, chase a bubble Wednesday evening at Sinnissippi Park in Sterling during a bubble show ...
    June 29, 2016 - 10:30 pm
  • One held in fatal stabbing of Sterling native

    MARQUETTE, Michigan – A 24-year-old Ishpeming man is charged with murder in the stabbing death of a ...
    June 29, 2016 - 9:57 pm
  • Rock Falls nails down bond details

    The city has written a bond issuance ordinance for its RB&W District green space project that would allow taking out up to $5 million in bonds. The co ...
    June 29, 2016 - 10:03 pm
  • With retired Amboy teacher, every day was Earth Day

    For 16 years, science teacher Carol Schnaiter took pride in bringing science to her Amboy students, and bringing those students to science.
    June 29, 2016 - 9:50 pm
  • LEARN AND LIVE: Summer homework assignment: Write your legislator

    Right now, kids should be skinning their knees, feeling those knees wobble when they meet a cute girl or guy, and getting into trouble – not too much, ...
    June 29, 2016 - 9:54 pm
  • Mount Carroll plans $450,000 water meter upgrade

    Mount Carroll is seeking a loan for a new $450,000 water meter system that will make readings more accurate, village leaders said.
    June 29, 2016 - 9:51 pm
  • Rock Falls preschoolers' garden to be dedicated

    The butterfly garden started by Tot Time Preschool will be dedicated in the memory of a longtime Coloma Park District volunteer.
    June 29, 2016 - 9:51 pm
  • Dixon One postpones presentation

    Dixon One postpones presentation to Dixon Area Chamber of Commerce and Dixon Main Street because of budgetary hiccup.
    June 29, 2016 - 1:13 am
  • Bivins 'cautiously optimistic' about budget

    STERLING – As the clock nears midnight on another budgetless fiscal year, state Sen. Tim Bivins remains cautiously optimistic that a stopgap measure c ...
    June 28, 2016 - 11:19 pm
  • Safe Passage looks at present success, future hurdles to address

    Local officials spoke U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos Tuesday about the successes and challenges of the Safe Passage Initiative.
    June 28, 2016 - 11:18 pm
  • Mount Carroll closer to approving sewer rate increase

    MOUNT CARROLL – After spending the past few weeks going back and forth on a sewer and water rate inc ...
    June 28, 2016 - 11:23 pm
  • No injuries in brownout at Halo in Sterling

    Employees of Halo Branded Solutions in Sterling stand in front of the building Tuesday as firefighters check for a fire. Sterling and Rock Falls fire ...
    June 28, 2016 - 7:57 pm
  • Youngsters in Classic form at tennis lessons

    Jacklyn Heller connects with a tennis ball during lessons Tuesday morning at the Emma Hubbs Tennis Courts at Page Park in Dixon. The 32nd Annual KSB T ...
    June 28, 2016 - 11:10 pm
  • Three Rochelle residents indicted on heroin, cocaine charges

    OREGON – Three Rochelle residents accused of dealing heroin and cocaine were in Ogle County Jail on ...
    June 28, 2016 - 10:33 pm
  • Sterling Park District picks up small part of project tab

    The bid has been approved, and work on the long-delayed schools trail project will begin soon. The park district will pick up about $35,000 on the gra ...
    June 28, 2016 - 11:22 pm
  • Ex-Rock Falls detective tipped off drug dealers, prosecutors say

    CHICAGO – A former Rock Falls detective was tipping off drug dealers, selling marijuana, and stealing from the police department's evidence locker, in ...
    June 28, 2016 - 6:06 pm
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