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  • Q&A: Spiritual journey spurs first book

    ROCK FALLS – They say there's an author hidden within all of us. Rock Falls native Kay Clark found ...
    Nov. 29, 2015 - 9:12 pm
  • Rock Falls man doing light duty for fellow veterans

    Burt Fuller untangles and tests strings of lights at his Rock Falls home. Burt, who served as a Marine during the Vietnam War, started decorating tree ...
    Nov. 29, 2015 - 9:30 pm
  • Two hospitalized after Friday night crash near Amboy

    AMBOY – An Amboy man is in jail and two people were sent to the hospital after an accident Friday night.
    Nov. 29, 2015 - 9:13 pm
  • GoFundMe page started for Galt family that lost home to fire

    GALT – Friends have started a GoFundMe campaign to help the Cantu family, which lost its home in a fire Thursday morning.
    Nov. 30, 2015 - 8:14 pm
  • Holiday letters wanted for troops

    MOUNT MORRIS – Earth Angels in Ogle County will accept letters and cards through Friday to send to military personnel for the holidays.
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 8:39 pm
  • Santa to visit Rock Falls library; other events on tap

    ROCK FALLS – A free soup supper followed by a free program on essential oils will be offered Wednesday at Rock Falls Public Library, 1007 Seventh Ave.
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 8:10 pm
  • Home of Hope volunteers writing patients’ life stories

    DIXON – There’s an unassuming white binder on the end table at Home of Hope Cancer Wellness Center. It’s a veritable treasure chest, the contents of w ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 8:32 pm
  • ‘Pageant’ ready for big stage in Polo

    Actors Brayden Blumhoff, Patrick Call, Reylee Katner, Vivian Lobdell, Autry Prior and Caleb Scott rehearse a scene from the Polo Area Community Theatr ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 8:33 pm
  • Audubon offers trip to Wisconsin conservatory

    FREEPORT – Northwest Illinois Audubon Society is offering a trip to Olbrich’s Bolz Conservatory in Madison, Wisconsin, on Dec. 5.
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 8:13 pm
  • Republicans first to seek state seats

    At the statewide and local levels, Republicans are making an early push for public office. Monday w ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 8:35 pm
  • Council will look at financing for land acquisitions

    ROCK FALLS – Now that the City Council has decided to buy land it hopes will spur development at the state Route 40 and I-88 exchange, it needs to iro ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 8:37 pm
  • Officials ID Rock Falls woman fatally burned in Tuesday fire

    ROCK FALLS – The woman who died of burn injuries suffered in a fire Tuesday that started when she fell asleep while smoking was identified Friday as R ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 8:38 pm
  • Rock Falls woman dies after mobile home fire

    ROCK FALLS – A 47-year-old woman has died after suffering burns in a fire at her mobile home Tuesday on U.S. Route 30.
    Nov. 26, 2015 - 11:27 pm
  • Police say student, 15, involved in bomb threat at West Carroll H.S.

    SAVANNA – A 15-year-old West Carroll High School student has been arrested and referred to juvenile court in connection with a bomb threat at the scho ...
    Nov. 26, 2015 - 9:11 pm
  • CGH goes bright and green for the holidays

    Visitors mingle in the CGH Medical Center Main Clinic atrium Tuesday night in Sterling after a "Healthy & Bright" holiday tree lighting ceremony which ...
    Nov. 26, 2015 - 10:18 pm
  • Loaves and birds: Harvest Time feeds hundreds once again

    ROCK FALLS – The Kolbs came for the fellowship, and stayed for the food. Or maybe it's the other way around. It's tough to tell during the free Thanks ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 1:06 pm
  • Hundreds of free Thanksgiving Day meals served in Dixon

    Rock River Valley International Fellowship exchange student Kate Brown of England opens up a steaming tray of sweet potatoes while volunteering to ser ...
    Nov. 26, 2015 - 5:36 pm
  • Yesterday's Furniture rises from the ashes

    Chris Apple was only 10 when he refinished his first piece of furniture, an oak mirror. His dad, Lo ...
    Nov. 26, 2015 - 12:00 pm
  • Fire rips through Galt house

    GALT – All five members of a local family are safe, although they lost their pets, vehicles, and all the belongings in their home when it went up in f ...
    Nov. 26, 2015 - 3:30 pm
  • This greenhouse stays green year-round

    DIXON – Five minutes out of town, a quaint greenhouse gears up for a busy winter. While most greenh ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 6:28 pm
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