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  • Tennis: Meyer always on the go at Hubbs Classic

    Avery Meyer may live in Harmon, but Page Park in Dixon can be considered her home away from home this week.
    July 29, 2015 - 10:55 pm
  • Ogle County Fair starts pulling its weight

    Kassie Kingery of Shannon pulls with a 1953 Farmall Super H tractor during the antique tractor pulls Wednesday evening at the Ogle County Fair near Or ...
    July 29, 2015 - 9:52 pm
  • Grant frozen, but Rock Falls green space project moves ahead

    ROCK FALLS – The city’s planned green space project in the RB&W District has taken a few hits, but work continues to bring it to fruition.
    July 29, 2015 - 9:22 pm
  • Rep. Demmer named Edgar Fellow

    DIXON – One of 40 “emerging Illinois leaders,” recognized by way of the annual Gov. Jim Edgar Fellows Class announcement, is Dixon’s own.
    July 29, 2015 - 9:23 pm
  • Silver lining for Whiteside County mental health agencies

    MORRISON – Tuesday night, in the face of a potentially devastating lack of funding from the state, Whiteside County's mental health agencies got a sli ...
    July 29, 2015 - 10:16 pm
  • Mount Morris may name band shell after nonagenarian band leader

    MOUNT MORRIS – The downtown band shell soon might have a name.Andy Eckardt asked the village board T ...
    July 29, 2015 - 7:58 pm
  • RSVPs needed for Lee County United Way campaign kick-off luncheon

    DIXON – The United Way of Lee County is gearing for its 2015 campaign.The kick-off luncheon will be ...
    July 29, 2015 - 7:59 pm
  • $3.1 million in Rock Falls District 13 infrastructure projects in full swing

    ROCK FALLS – The Rock Falls Elementary School District will look and feel a lot different this year.
    July 29, 2015 - 9:24 pm
  • Meeting Kevin Marx, new Dixon councilman

    As if the City Council's makeup wasn't unique enough – five new members tackling a new style of government – along comes Kevin Marx.
    July 29, 2015 - 9:19 pm
  • Venier stays committed to original music

    DIXON – Over the last few years, and especially after her run on “American Idol,” the Sauk Valley has become pretty well-acquainted with local enterta ...
    July 29, 2015 - 9:21 pm
  • Chadwick, local youth group nominated for statewide award

    CHADWICK – The village and a local youth group are leading nominees in a statewide contest to showcase innovative community involvement, breakthrough ...
    July 29, 2015 - 2:55 pm
  • Plans for Seventh Street in Dixon finalized

    DIXON – Councilmen acknowledged Tuesday that it doesn't look like there's been much progress made on West Seventh Street.
    July 29, 2015 - 9:25 pm
  • Community support swells on fifth anniversary of grain bin deaths

    MOUNT CARROLL – It’s been 5 years since two teenagers died in a Mount Carroll grain bin accident.  F ...
    July 29, 2015 - 10:30 am
  • Teen Turf signup Thursday in Amboy

    AMBOY – Teen Turf youth center volunteers will be at Amboy High School, 11 E. Hawley Ave., from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday during school registration ...
    July 28, 2015 - 9:49 pm
  • Weekend cookout to rase money for Sauk scholarship

    DIXON – A cookout to benefit the Sauk Valley Community College Single Parent Scholarship will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday and Saturday at Di ...
    July 28, 2015 - 10:38 pm
  • Sauk east mall will be dedicated to Dillon

    DIXON – Sauk Valley Community College will dedicate its east campus mall to Peter W. Dillon, one of the college's founders and a member of its first b ...
    July 29, 2015 - 10:34 am
  • Dixon City Council welcomes new member

    DIXON – Two weeks ago, Jesse Arjes’ resignation from the Dixon Council left remaining members unsure what to do next. A week later, council members we ...
    July 29, 2015 - 10:57 am
  • Mount Morris band leader retiring after 59 years; last concert tonight

    MOUNT MORRIS – After almost 6 decades as director of the Mount Morris' Kable Concert Band, 91-year-old Warren Reckmeyer will hand off his baton at ton ...
    July 29, 2015 - 11:48 am
  • New face on Whiteside County Board

    MORRISON – If you happen to wander in to next month’s Whiteside County Board meeting, you might notice a new face – that of Doug Crandall.
    July 29, 2015 - 11:45 am
  • Seventh Avenue could be finished this year in Rock Falls

    ROCK FALLS – The Seventh Avenue road project won’t have a 2016 phase if the full council backs a recommendation made Tuesday by the Finance Committee.
    July 29, 2015 - 10:37 am
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