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  • Bar owner's cousin held in shooting

    ROCK FALLS – The owners of a downtown bar where an out-of-state relative apparently shot four men said Wednesday that they are “heartbroken” and have ...
    April 20, 2017 - 12:30 am
  • Police: Sterling women accused of transporting 16 pounds of pot

    STERLING – Two Sterling women with a baby on board were arrested in Nebraska hauling marijuana worth more than $30,000 down Interstate 80, the Dawson ...
    April 20, 2017 - 9:40 am
  • Bustos talks Trump cuts, limestone building

    U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos was in Rock Falls Wednesday to tour the Limestone Building site and discuss the Environmental Protection Agency's brownfields p ...
    April 20, 2017 - 12:30 am
  • KSB looks to save millions in Medicaid drug costs

    KSB Hospital is eligible for a federal program that could total $2 million to $4 million in drug cost savings for Medicaid patients.
    April 20, 2017 - 10:47 pm
  • ISP: Whiteside deputy at fault in fatal collision with motorcyclist

    ISP investigators find a Whiteside County deputy's improper turn to be "the contributing factor" in the death of a Morrison motorcyclist.
    April 20, 2017 - 12:29 am
  • Bar owners' cousin held in shooting

    The suspect in the Rock Falls bar shooting, a cousin of the owners, is in a South Carolina jail on $1 million bond. Police have no motive yet.
    April 19, 2017 - 1:24 pm
  • Rock Falls Police to hold press conference on shooter

    A news conference on the suspect arrested in connection with the shooting of four men Saturday at The Cooler will be held at 11:30 this morning at Roc ...
    April 19, 2017 - 8:44 am
  • Rock Falls adopts $26.6 million budget – with a $33 surplus

    ROCK FALLS – The city adopted a more than $26.6 million budget Tuesday, and a mere $33 kept it in th ...
    April 19, 2017 - 12:24 am
  • Chadwick-Milledgeville crunching numbers for possible school addition

    MILLEDGEVILLE – Milledgeville High School could use more space and an improved HVAC system, but first it needs to know how much it will cost.
    April 19, 2017 - 12:24 am
  • Rock Falls City Council turns back burning ban

    The Rock Falls City Council turned back an ordinance Tuesday that would have banned the burning of leaves and other yard waste in the city limits.
    April 19, 2017 - 12:13 am
  • Lee County Board approves $160,000 to house female inmates in other counties

    The Lee County Board approved $160,000 in surplus funds to house female inmates in other counties Tuesday.
    April 19, 2017 - 12:20 am
  • Museum Alliance to host open house

    DIXON – The Dixon Area Museum Alliance is hoping to attract business owners Thursday to strengthen t ...
    April 19, 2017 - 12:15 am
  • Signs of respect for a former Dixon Sister Cities board member

    David Nelson, president of the Dixon Sister Cities Association, inspects one of four signs installed on flagpoles along the Dixon Riverfront on Tuesda ...
    April 19, 2017 - 12:30 am
  • Suspect in The Cooler shooting in custody; bar reopens

    ROCK FALLS – Rock Falls police have a suspect in custody in The Cooler shooting, Detective Sgt. Dave ...
    April 18, 2017 - 10:12 pm
  • Getting some work done under the sun

    Bridgette Clark of Rock Falls takes a break from work Tuesday to grab some sun on a warm and breezy spring morning to do some studying in downtown Ste ...
    April 18, 2017 - 8:55 pm
  • A fond farewell: Polo City Council honors Corbitt's 24 years as clerk

    POLO – After 24 years, Susie Corbitt is still doing her job, right up to the last minutes. Corbitt, ...
    April 19, 2017 - 12:21 am
  • Funeral service Saturday for man killed in crash

    FREEPORT – The funeral will be held Saturday for a 20-year-old Savanna man who died in motorcycle crash around 2:30 p.m. Sunday on Cedarville Road, ju ...
    April 18, 2017 - 10:15 pm
  • Dixon City Council approves nearly $10,000 pay raise for mayor's position

    The Dixon City Council upped the mayor's salary by $10,000 Monday, which will go into effect next term in 2019.
    April 18, 2017 - 1:02 am
  • Dixon machine shop expands to new location, adds employees

    Zigler's Machine and Metal Works expanded its workforce and moved into a larger location, and the company plans to annex into Dixon city limits.
    April 18, 2017 - 9:50 am
  • Rate increases coming for sewer, garbage in Sterling

    STERLING – Sewer and garbage bills will take a bigger bite out of residents’ budgets starting May 1. ...
    April 18, 2017 - 1:05 am
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