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  • Amboy High School February Student of the Month Arianna Noble

    Arianna Noble, 17, is Amboy High School's February Student of the Month. Her parents are Keith and Diana Mckinley, and her brother is Levi Mckinley, 1 ...
    Feb. 19, 2017 - 6:43 am
  • No-fret pets: Business owner finds a way to keep her fur-coat clients – and their owners – happy

    SHANNON – A Shannon business owner likes to think of herself as a dog’s best friend – which comes in especially handy in her line of work, where a cli ...
    Feb. 19, 2017 - 11:40 pm
  • Former Sterling doctor gets 7 years for illegal prescriptions

    The former owner of Sauk Medical Clinic will serve 7 years in federal prison for illegally prescribing narcotics, and also must pay more than $600,000 ...
    Feb. 19, 2017 - 6:36 am
  • Regional airport might take flight

    The city has discovered it has more time and options when it comes to the Dixon Municipal Airport, and it could pass on some grant funds to Whiteside ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 9:00 pm
  • Sauk Valley black family's creed: 'Love conquers hate'

    DIXON – Half a century ago, life in the South was rough for black people. Hardly a news flash, right?
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 10:09 am
  • City councilman resigns in Dixon

    DIXON – First-term Dixon Councilman Mitch Tucker, who has moved outside the city limits and into rur ...
    Feb. 19, 2017 - 8:04 am
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