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  • St. Mary students share inspiration in Dixon

    Students at St. Mary School in Dixon were spreading positivity Friday. As part of the “Walk, Pray, Love” campaign, students went around town with brac ...
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 8:53 pm
  • Behind closed doors: Officials see uptick of elder abuse cases in the Sauk Valley

    Editor's note: This story is the first in a series addressing elder abuse in the Sauk Valley. STERL ...
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 4:21 pm
  • Sterling seeks input on vision for Grandon

    The city plans to make upgrades at Grandon Civic Center and Central Park. To get the ball rolling, officials are gathering input in a survey posted on ...
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 3:29 pm
  • Freeport man found guilty of murder

    Morgan D. Hake of Freeport was found guilty Friday afternoon of first-degree murder of his wife, Suzanne.
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 4:27 pm
  • Rock Falls should have amphitheater by sesquicentennial

    The second phase of the RB&W green space project will start soon, and chances are good that the amphitheater will be up in time for the Rock Falls ses ...
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 2:34 pm
  • Ranking health care risks in Lee County

    DIXON – A diverse group of Lee County residents from the health care field helped local agencies put ...
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 4:59 pm
  • Water main flushing to begin in Sterling area

    STERLING – Illinois American Water will flush water mains and hydrants throughout the Sterling district. Fire hydrants also will be checked.
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 6:46 pm
  • Oregon veterinarian sells business to co-worker

    OREGON – Why own the veterinarian clinic, if you can still enjoy the animals? Thomas Champley, who’ ...
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 11:07 am
  • Fore sale! Owners selling Edgewood Golf Club

    POLO – Beverly Burkardt never meant to break her husband’s heart. But there came a point where it wa ...
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 12:41 pm
  • Carroll County Fair fundraiser run to honor longtime volunteer

    MILLEDGEVILLE – A 5K run to benefit the Carroll County Fair will recognize a Milledgeville High School track coach.
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 6:46 pm
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