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  • Dogs take a dive at Southtown K9

    ROCK FALLS – Shannon Davis is a dog lover first and a dog trainer second. Because of her love for do ...
    July 21, 2014 - 9:57 am
  • United Way names accountant its executive director

    DIXON – “No one can do everything, but everyone can do something.” That’s a philosophy Jenny Koch li ...
    July 21, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Teens pitch in at Voluntourism event in Rock Falls

    Racheal Lage (left), 12, and Grace Hemminger, 15, sweep water off the sidewalks while volunteering with Firehouse of God Ministries on Saturday during ...
    July 21, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Retrieving wishes in Dixon

    Grace DeBord, 9, of Dixon lends a hand to Dixon Riverfront caretaker John Groshans on Friday at Heritage Crossing, drying off the coins that were thro ...
    July 21, 2014 - 10:01 am
  • Mount Carroll man injured in crash

    MOUNT CARROLL – A Mount Carroll man was in fair condition at a Rockford hospital Sunday after being injured in a three-car accident Friday outside of ...
    July 21, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Hitting the trail one last time in Oregon

    Oregon Trail Days committee member Beth Henderson helps Emily Coombe of Rock Falls set her arrow and bow Saturday at Lowden State Park. The fifth inst ...
    July 21, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Recent death reveals tragic, common danger

    The accidental electrocution of a 3-year-old Amboy boy as he exited the family camper was caused by something known in RV circles as “hot skin.”
    July 19, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • The People's Voice: Time to buy stock in Bell

    The smart money says Lauren Bell will soon not meet one of the chief criteria for this column: being a resident of the Sauk Valley.
    July 19, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Family-owned print shop moves into bigger digs

    POLO – Marty and Christie Cox of Legacy Prints, in business in their home since 2000, have expanded into a 5,000-square-foot location at 607 S. Divisi ...
    July 19, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Brew and view moves in new direction

    STERLING – The Sterling Theater is undergoing a management change that officials hope will bring a more local flavor to the brew and view.
    July 19, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • New coffee shop grinding out the goodies

    Brooke Hepker and her mother, Angie Hepker, love being behind the counter whipping up cups of coffee.
    July 19, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Sterling property sold ... to the next bidder

    STERLING – The massive commercial building at 301 W. Third St. has yet another owner and name. Midwe ...
    July 19, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • First Street portion to fully reopen Monday in Dixon

    DIXON – Next week marks the 10th week of the downtown streetscape project. For the first time since ...
    July 19, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Final preparations for final Oregon Trail Days

    Don Stevens, a volunteer from Oregon, helps put a tent up Friday in prepration for the Oregon Trail Days festival to be held today and Sunday at Lowde ...
    July 19, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Final day today for Whiteside 4-H Fair

    Gina Lee, 9, of Morrison writes her name in paint Friday during the Paint the 4-H Show at the Whiteside County 4-H Fair in Morrison. The fair, featuri ...
    July 19, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Starting at the base of Black Hawk

    A fence was put up around the Black Hawk statue Friday at Lowden State Park in Oregon as restoration work by Conservation of Sculpture & Objects Studi ...
    July 19, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • AmeriCorps receives $400,000 federal grant

    DIXON – The AmeriCorps program at Sauk Valley Community College has received a $400,000 federal grant, part of $4 million in grant money for AmeriCorp ...
    July 18, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Downtown construction creating 'a beautiful mess'

    DIXON – For more than 2 months, roads downtown have been blocked off, and construction equipment and holes have filled the streets.
    July 18, 2014 - 10:19 am
  • Fair skies, ladies in Morrison

    Trail horsemanship competitors wait their turn outside the arena Thursday afternoon at the Whiteside County 4-H Fair at the fairgrounds, 201 W. Winfie ...
    July 18, 2014 - 10:22 am
  • Top 5 things to do this weekend

    4-H Fair in MorrisonMORRISON – Cattle and kitties and pigs, oh my! The Whiteside County 4-H Fair, fe ...
    July 18, 2014 - 10:44 am
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