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  • Part of Fulton under boil order

    FULTON – Residents along 20th Avenue South from Fourth to Sixth streets are advised to boil drinking and cooking water after a water main break.
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 10:51 am
  • Enjoy fall with festivities in Nachusa

    NACHUSA – The Nachusa Lutheran Home Fall Fest is set for noon to 2 p.m. Oct. 30 at the facility, 1261 state Route 38.
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 11:01 pm
  • Pumpkin Fest set for Saturday in Mount Carroll

    MOUNT CARROLL – Get pumped up for Mount Carroll Pumpkin Fest, which is set for Saturday in the city’s downtown.
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 9:04 pm
  • Vocalists invited to join annual cantata

    MOUNT MORRIS – Area singers are welcome to perform with other state vocalists and musicians in a community Christmas concert.
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 9:57 am
  • Special ed students find a cool way to help the community

    Bi-County Special Education Cooperative student Harley Jo Gengenbach (right) waits on April Johnson (left) and her daughter, Nizhoni, 5, on Wednesday ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 10:02 pm
  • Rock Fall Tourism's pitch: Follow the Tour de Chocolate

    Self-guided tours are among the points of emphasis for area tourism planners who say they understand the importance of cross-promoting within the regi ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 9:34 am
  • Personalized learning: 'We are going to get there'

    AMBOY – It’s been 12 years since Roger Cook took over as superintendent of the Taylor County school district in Kentucky and started creating what is ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 2:59 pm
  • Lee County board moves to fix courthouse retaining wall

    The Lee County Board is open to partnering with the city to fix the old courthouse's collapsed wall, and repairs could start in the spring.
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 9:31 am
  • Woman, child die in Byron house fire

    BYRON – One person survived the fire that killed a woman and child Wednesday morning, Byron police s ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 9:38 am
  • Study: Dixon Airport would be tough to fix, close

    To close or not to close? A study finds that neither option is an optimal solution for the Dixon Municipal Airport.
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 9:17 am
  • Quick transformation at green space project site

    Work is progressing nicely at the riverfront green space project, and the city could have its entertainment venue in time for next year's sesquicenten ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 9:27 am
  • Ogle County Board gets a look at new jail plan

    OREGON – The Ogle County Board got a look at what a new county jail in the heart of Oregon might look like.
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 11:14 am
  • Details revealed in request for new Lanark murder trial

    MOUNT CARROLL – Jury contamination, a probation officer’s testimony, and other elements are part of a defense motion to reverse the guilty verdict in ...
    Oct. 18, 2016 - 11:42 pm
  • Polo resident wants ordinances enforced

    POLO – A trio of vehicles doesn’t seem to be budging, and neither is the resident who’s complaining about them, and a Polo City alderman wants somethi ...
    Oct. 18, 2016 - 11:40 pm
  • Oregon Elementary students getting new playground

    OREGON – Students will be able to get some play time in before the snowflakes fall at Oregon Elementary School.
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 9:59 am
  • Fulton mayor’s criminal charges dropped

    FULTON – Charges of felony theft and official misconduct filed against the city’s 72-year-old mayor were dismissed Tuesday, his attorney said in a new ...
    Oct. 18, 2016 - 11:39 pm
  • Lee County Board approves wind farm project

    The Lee County Board approved the Mendota Hills Wind Farm project Tuesday to decommission its 63 turbines and replace about half of them with upgraded ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 9:29 am
  • Supervalu sells Save-A-Lot chain for $1.37 billion

    MINNEAPOLIS – Supervalu said Monday that it sold Save-A-Lot, its discount supermarket chain, to Onex ...
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 11:59 pm
  • Sterling gets serious about drainage issues

    The city knows it can't kick the can down the road any longer on its stormwater problems, but the money it needs will likely come from either a utilit ...
    Oct. 18, 2016 - 9:40 am
  • Repair costs jump for Galena Avenue Bridge project

    The Dixon City Council discussed how to address rising costs to repair the Galena Avenue bridge railings Monday.
    Oct. 18, 2016 - 9:34 am
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