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  • Two Sterling elementaries getting new principals

    STERLING – When students and teachers at two Sterling elementary schools show up for the first day of classes on Aug. 18, each school will have a new ...
    July 30, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • State's attorney still seeks agency to help investigation

    DIXON – For more than 2 months, Lee County State's Attorney Anna Sacco-Miller has been searching for an agency to decide whether charges are warranted ...
    July 30, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Fatal motorcycle crash still under investigation

    DIXON – The Stephenson County crash that left a Dixon motorcyclist dead last week is still under investigation.
    July 30, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Dateline Dixon: Residential street repairs underway

    It’s the summer of road construction in Dixon. Not only is the downtown streetscape project in its 1 ...
    July 30, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Ogle County Sheriff's building 'ahead of schedule'

    OREGON – Construction of the $4.1 million Ogle County Sheriff's administration building is going well, a county board official said Tuesday.
    July 30, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Ogle County Fair opens today for 161st time

    The parking lots have been mowed, fences have been constructed, and projects are filling the barns and exhibit space.
    July 30, 2014 - 10:04 pm
  • Whiteside, Ogle, Carroll have road salt

    STERLING – While many counties around the state are scrambling to find road salt in light of the shortage caused by last winter’s harsh weather, most ...
    July 30, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Treasurer candidate wants debates in Lee County

    DIXON – A Lee County Board member running for county treasurer wants public debates with his opponent leading up to the November election.
    July 30, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Two road projects about to get under way

    STERLING – Oppold Marina will be off limits for 2 days next week because of a road closure, Sterling Township said in a news release.
    July 30, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Getting in their licks while they can in Dixon

    Lucas Brown (left) and Spencer Pleskovitch (right) douse Open Sesame playmate Owen Winters with water Tuesday afternoon as Quintynn Sarver observes an ...
    July 30, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • SVCC's Mihel plans retirement

    DIXON – After 45 years as a professional educator and administrator, George Mihel will retire as president of Sauk Valley Community College next year.
    July 29, 2014 - 11:11 pm
  • Owner slots new facility in Rock Falls

    ROCK FALLS – Suzi’s Video Poker and Slots is coming to the city. The gambling establishment will be ...
    July 30, 2014 - 10:59 am
  • Council backs sales tax resolution in Morrison

    MORRISON – The city joined its school district Monday in approving a resolution to put a sales tax referendum on the November ballot.
    July 29, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • County clerks prepare for Election Day

    STERLING – Gearing up for election season at county clerks’ offices around the Sauk Valley is business as usual this year, with just one caveat: For t ...
    July 29, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • New market draws inspiration and flavor from around the world

    DIXON – For its fourth week, the Dixon City Market will offer tastes of Chile, Argentina and Kansas City, Missouri. 
    July 29, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Benefit Sunday for man with cancer

    STERLING – A fundraiser for a longtime mill worker with a rare form of lung cancer is being held from 2 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the Latin American Social ...
    July 29, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Urgent care facility opens in Dixon

    Dr. William Zander, regional medical director of Physicians Immediate Care, gives an eye exam Monday at the newly opened urgent care facility in Dixon ...
    July 29, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Something to celebrate at The Brandywine outside Dixon

    DIXON – The summer sun started to sink lower into the horizon. The dinner crowed thinned, but the co ...
    July 28, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Rock Falls student winging it to Denmark

    ROCK FALLS – Instead of learning about Denmark in a classroom, Tess Schaefer will learn about the country firsthand.
    July 28, 2014 - 11:51 am
  • Caterpillar: No specific timetable set for closing plants

    STERLING – Caterpillar won’t get specific yet on a date to begin moving production from three of its local Anchor Coupling plants targeted for closure ...
    July 28, 2014 - 9:30 pm
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