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  • Top 5 things to do this weekend: Jun 24-26, 2016

    Looking for something fun to do this weekend in the Sauk Valley? Here are five suggestions from the Sauk Valley Media news staff.
    June 23, 2016 - 8:53 pm
  • Park board discusses Page Drive improvements

    The Dixon Park Board is looking to make road improvements to Page Drive by adding curbs, gutters and additional parking.
    June 22, 2016 - 9:19 pm
  • Wild weather in the Sauk Valley – again

    No injuries or damage has been reported following the possible tornado touch down east of Amboy reported by the National Weather Service.
    June 22, 2016 - 10:05 pm
  • Find way to see ‘Forever Plaid’ outside Woodlawn

    STERLING – The Sauk Valley Theatre Alliance will present “Forever Plaid” for its fifth year of Theatre in The Park at 7 p.m. today, Friday and Saturda ...
    June 22, 2016 - 8:23 pm
  • ‘Having Our Say’ on stage at TLP

    MOUNT CARROLL – “Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters’ First 100 Years,” by Emily Mann and based on the best-selling memoir of Sadie and Bessie Delany w ...
    June 22, 2016 - 8:22 pm
  • Bloomin' on the Rock ready to ... rock

    DIXON – It’s that time of the year again. Flowers have bloomed everywhere you look, and Rock River Garden Club’s Bloomin’ on the Rock is ready to retu ...
    June 22, 2016 - 8:22 pm
  • Old Settlers Days returns in Lanark

    LANARK – Old Settlers Days will celebrate its sweet 16 this weekend at Lanark City Park on West Claremont Street.
    June 22, 2016 - 8:22 pm
  • Public gets one last extension to comment on rail project

    The new deadline is July 15 for public comment on a proposed rail project that could impact Ogle and Lee counties.
    June 22, 2016 - 8:14 pm
  • ComEd rates dip below cities' plans

    When ComEd announced its rates in May, it gave ratepayers in the Sterling and Dixon aggregation plans something to think about.
    June 22, 2016 - 8:09 pm
  • The metamorphosis of a social butterfly

    STERLING – What a week little Isabella Harrold is having. The 4-year-old has met cows, pigs, bunnies and more during farm tours through the Ag in the ...
    June 22, 2016 - 8:12 pm
  • MCH showing off its new clinic space Sunday

    The Community Care Clinic at Morrison Community Hospital has moved up a floor, and expanded. You can take a look for yourself at an
    June 22, 2016 - 8:21 pm
  • Fireworks displays across the Sauk Valley

    The fireworks begin at dusk with a plethora of patriotic displays.July 1:Sterling: Gates open at 5 p ...
    June 22, 2016 - 8:14 pm
  • Rock Falls looks to close book on year of unexpected expenses

    ROCK FALLS – Spending exceeded fiscal year 2016 budget projections, but the city still managed to st ...
    June 21, 2016 - 9:48 pm
  • Foundation gives Whiteside County funds for K-9 vehicle

    MORRISON – Billionaire Warren Buffett’s son is making an investment in Whiteside County’s public saf ...
    June 21, 2016 - 9:35 pm
  • YMCA partnership bringing health and fitness center to Sauk

    DIXON – A partnership that would bring a YMCA extension to Sauk Valley Community College is in the works.
    June 21, 2016 - 9:09 pm
  • Legislator backs Black Hawk restoration

    A local legislator promised Oregon residents he would "turn the pressure up" on state officials who have held up the release of funds to repair the to ...
    June 21, 2016 - 9:06 pm
  • Oregon water and sewer rates will go up

    OREGON – City water and sewer rates will rise three times over the next 18 months to help pay for wa ...
    June 21, 2016 - 9:10 pm
  • Lee County tables UTV proposal, amends wind turbine building fee

    DIXON – The Lee County Board today postponed moving forward with a proposed UTV trail pending furthe ...
    June 21, 2016 - 9:08 pm
  • Woodhaven thriving 1 year after tornado

    One year after a tornado ripped through Woodhaven Lakes, the resort has recovered, and it's seeing numbers it hasn't seen in years.
    June 21, 2016 - 9:06 pm
  • What's up with the docks? Dixon council to find out Monday

    The Dixon City Council on Monday will discuss amending the budget for building a boat dock down river from the dam, and will reevaluate the city's pri ...
    June 21, 2016 - 1:15 am
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