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  • Lee County going to new court filing system

    Lee County is planning to overhaul its court filing system Sept. 19, following months of preparation and a $500,000 investment.
    Aug. 29, 2016 - 8:39 pm
  • Whiteside dental clinic expansion plan still alive

    While expansion of the Whiteside County Health Department's dental clinic won't happen this year, the plans aren't dead.
    UPDATED: Aug. 29, 2016 - 10:43 pm
  • Franklin Grove construction firm builds quite a resumé

    To think Kyle Stumpenhorst nearly ended up working in IT. Instead, he's built an award-winning building firm in Franklin Grove.
    Aug. 29, 2016 - 8:41 pm
  • Crews dig in to Rock Falls green space project

    Construction crews work on the Rock Falls riverfront Monday afternoon, near the Holiday Inn Express & Suites at 301 E. Second St.. The work is part of ...
    Aug. 29, 2016 - 8:01 pm
  • Dixon tollway ramp opens early

    DIXON – The eastbound Interstate 88 tollway ramp in Dixon has opened ahead of schedule.The Illinois ...
    Aug. 29, 2016 - 8:48 pm
  • Authorities respond to semi rollover in Lee County

    A semitractor-trailer lays in the ditch along Rock Island Road near the Nelson Road intersection Monday. The Lee County Sheriff's Department and Illin ...
    Aug. 29, 2016 - 7:21 pm
  • 'Vote-yes' committee training Wednesday in Dixon

    DIXON – Superintendent Margo Empen said many members of the school district’s staff and the community have asked her to let them know when they can he ...
    UPDATED: Aug. 29, 2016 - 10:45 pm
  • Lanark homicide trial less than a month away

    Both sides say they are ready to proceed with the homicide trial of a Freeport man accused of killing his wife in December.
    Aug. 29, 2016 - 7:55 pm
  • Woman injured in Lee County rollover; driver cited for DUI

    DIXON – An Eldena woman was hospitalized and an Eldena man cited for DUI in the wake of a rollover a ...
    Aug. 29, 2016 - 7:53 pm
  • It's Amboy Depot Days' big draw

    Rayven Wehling, Miss Amboy 2016,  reaches into the tumbler Sunday afternoon to pick a first-place winner during Amboy Depot Days.
    Aug. 29, 2016 - 9:43 am
  • Local lawmakers haven't given up on Fair Maps

    Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle are expressing their disappointment and frustration after the courts again ruled to keep a Fair Map Amendment off ...
    Aug. 29, 2016 - 9:35 am
  • You can lead a horsepower to water in Sterling

    Who knew a 1930 Fairbanks and Morse three-horsepower, throttle-governed engine and a Fairbanks water pump could be so much fun? Mitchell Martin did.
    Aug. 29, 2016 - 9:39 am
  • Fords putt through the Sauk Valley

    Antique Fords line up at the John Deere Historical Site in Grand Detour on Saturday. The group of F ...
    Aug. 29, 2016 - 9:45 am
  • Morrison might withdraw its request for a police tax levy

    The Morrison City Council will have a special meeting Monday to determine whether it will withdraw the sales tax referendum it voted to place on the N ...
    Aug. 26, 2016 - 6:56 pm
  • Fitness plan finalized: Y officially coming to Sauk

    It's official: A YMCA facility is coming to Sauk Valley Community College. It's tentative opening date is Nov. 1.
    Aug. 26, 2016 - 5:30 pm
  • Filling in the riverfront in Rock Falls

    ROCK FALLS – The wait is over and plans for two memorial parks along the riverfront are in motion. ...
    Aug. 26, 2016 - 5:27 pm
  • Town Hall on drug use in teens, other issues coming Tuesday

    AMBOY – Haven't you always wondered or feared what kinds of substances your kids are hiding in their teen caves?
    Aug. 26, 2016 - 5:02 pm
  • Business build-up in Dixon

    Three new businesses could be coming to the Lee County Business Park in Dixon, leaving little room left in the industrial development grounds.
    Aug. 26, 2016 - 4:52 pm
  • Matching fundraiser for Home of Hope

    Home of Hope is asking you for a measly 10-spot, which it magically will turn into $60 worth of care and kindness.
    Aug. 26, 2016 - 7:33 pm
  • A bakery made from scratch in Oregon

    OREGON – People with a sweet tooth should have something to smile about before the year is over, and so will some members of the developmentally disab ...
    Aug. 26, 2016 - 2:09 pm
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