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  • Free program on breastfeeding coming to Sauk

    DIXON – A free breastfeeding program and information fair is coming to Sauk Valley Community College.
    July 21, 2016 - 6:43 pm
  • Tickets on sale for farm-to-table meal in Sterling

    STERLING – Tickets are on sale now for a special, local farm-to-table dining experience next month at Twin City Farmers Market.
    July 21, 2016 - 3:22 pm
  • Top 5 things to do this weekend, July 22-24, 2016

    Looking for something fun to do this weekend in the Sauk Valley? Here are five suggestions from the Sauk Valley Media news staff.
    July 21, 2016 - 10:54 pm
  • Catch ‘Zootopia’ in the park in Morrison

    MORRISON – The animated movie “Zootopia” will be shown for free at 8:30 p.m. Wednesday at Morrison Sports Complex, just east of town at U.S. Route 30 ...
    July 21, 2016 - 1:31 pm
  • Dixon High project price sees nearly 4 percent uptick

    DIXON – In 8 months, the cost to build a new Dixon High School and bring all the district’s buildings up to code has gone up about 4 percent.
    July 20, 2016 - 10:51 pm
  • Former Sterling man arrested on sexual assault charges

    CLINTON, Iowa – A former Sterling man who had been wanted by police for what they say was sexual contact with a minor in Whiteside County has been arr ...
    July 21, 2016 - 10:39 am
  • Public hearing for Whiteside health department postponed

    A continuance of a public hearing for the Whiteside County Health Department's planned addition to its dental clinic was postponed shortly after the m ...
    July 20, 2016 - 8:10 pm
  • Reagan Boyhood Home names new director

    Pat Gorman, president of the Lee County historical and genealogical society, has been named the new executive director of the Ronald Reagan Boyhood Ho ...
    July 21, 2016 - 9:37 am
  • IDOT confirms low bid on Sterling trail project scrapped

    The Sterling Park District will have to come up with more money than expected for the schools trail project.
    July 20, 2016 - 10:52 pm
  • Dixon police, fire invite public to celebrate building anniversary

    The Dixon police and fire departments will be celebrating the Public Safety Building's 10-year anniversary with a community event on Aug. 6.
    July 21, 2016 - 9:23 am
  • Dixon prisoner will be released after murder charges dropped

    CHICAGO (AP) – A Dixon Correctional Center prisoner is one of two men who will be released after spe ...
    July 20, 2016 - 6:19 pm
  • Pink Heals returning to the Sauk Valley

    ROCK FALLS – The Pink Heals Tour will be in the area again July 29 and 30.The group of first respond ...
    July 20, 2016 - 5:12 pm
  • Fun for whole family at Morrison event

    MORRISON – The Morrison Parks and Recreation Department will hold its first Summer Extravaganza from noon to 8 p.m. July 30 at the Morrison Sports Com ...
    July 20, 2016 - 10:48 pm
  • Carnival, rodeo added to this year's 4-H fair lineup

    AMBOY – The Lee County 4-H Fair and Junior Show is beefing up its offerings. For the first time in ...
    July 21, 2016 - 9:21 am
  • A new view of the Rock

    A new river outfitter has opened in Oregon, offering water lovers and nature enthusiasts the opportunity to paddle, float and explore some of the most ...
    July 20, 2016 - 10:49 pm
  • Panel recommends new jail site in Oregon

    OREGON – The new jail should be built on South Sixth Street, on county-owned property across the street from the judicial center, the Long Range Plann ...
    July 19, 2016 - 11:00 pm
  • Residents will vote on merging Ogle County townships

    A measure to combine two rural Ogle County townships into one, which officials say will save money and streamline roadwork, will appear on the Nov. 8 ...
    July 19, 2016 - 10:52 pm
  • City hires firm to do water, sewer study

    ROCK FALLS – The city hasn’t stayed on top of its utility rates, and that could be bad for its botto ...
    July 19, 2016 - 9:26 pm
  • The marketplace to be in Sterling

    Liz Fischbach (right) of Baked by Liz in Morrison, talks about the baked goods Tuesday at her booth during the Midweek Market in Sterling. The Twin Ci ...
    July 19, 2016 - 11:11 pm
  • Grinning from ear to ear in Rock Falls

    Allyson McGinn, left, and Macie Rosengren, both 9, enjoy a finger-lickin’ good lunch Tuesday. The two were among the folks who stopped by the 77th Ann ...
    July 19, 2016 - 11:10 pm
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