Heavy Rain
68°FHeavy RainFull Forecast

Local

  • 'Lucy' leaving the show in East Coloma

    ROCK FALLS – There’s this perception that modern students need less structure. The teachers at East Coloma-Nelson School might beg to differ.
    May 19, 2016 - 9:49 pm
  • Longtime elementary teacher running off into sunset in Sterling

    A retiring Sterling first-grade teacher will miss the kids, her co-workers, and the chance to stand up for schools.
    May 19, 2016 - 9:45 pm
  • Let's Feed Our Children resumes next week

    STERLING – Whiteside County United Way's free summer lunch program, "Let’s Feed Our Children,” will kick off its 15th year with two new communities – ...
    May 19, 2016 - 9:11 pm
  • Police seek leads in power tool thefts

    Dixon police are seeking the person or persons who stole thousands of dollars in power tools earlier this month.
    May 19, 2016 - 9:11 pm
  • Detective accused of stealing $1,741 from evidence vault freed on bond

    MORRISON – A Rock Falls detective charged with official misconduct and theft after investigators say she stole money from the department's evidence va ...
    May 19, 2016 - 9:10 pm
  • Dixon musician to celebrate album release Saturday

    DIXON – Jay Vonn, an Americana and folk singer-songwriter from Dixon, will celebrate the release of his album, “A Song for the Morning,” from 8 p.m. t ...
    May 18, 2016 - 10:03 pm
  • Dixon singer to kick off Musical Fridays

    DIXON – Dixon Main Street & Riverfront will present the first free Musical Fridays performance from noon to 1 p.m. May 27 in the pavilion along the ri ...
    May 18, 2016 - 9:56 pm
  • Nashville group to play at Timber Lake Playhouse

    MOUNT CARROLL – Farewell Angelina will perform at 7 p.m. Saturday at Timber Lake Playhouse, 8215 Black Oak Road.
    May 18, 2016 - 10:02 pm
  • Moving on: Newman graduates celebrate commencement

    ROCK FALLS – As she sang the hymn “Taste and See” during Newman Central Catholic High School’s baccalaureate Mass on Wednesday evening at St. Andrew C ...
    May 18, 2016 - 10:25 pm
  • National video



    Reader Poll

    A constitutional amendment on the Nov. 8 ballot would block Illinois from spending money collected through transportation taxes for non-transportation purposes. What do you think?
    I support the amendment
    I don't
    Not sure
    No opinion