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  • They’ve kept their motors running

    Pat Lendman of Sterling stands next to his 1970 Triumph TR6R motorcycle Thursday at Nick's Tap in Rock Falls during Old Bike Night. Whether they were ...
    June 23, 2016 - 9:15 pm
  • Learn and Live: Inclusion – Our best bet against bullying

    These past few years, there’s been a lot of discussion on bullying, and rightfully so. It’s an exhausting bane, but I’m optimistic the corner can be t ...
    June 23, 2016 - 8:55 pm
  • Dateline Dixon: 25 years is patrolman's ticket to retirement

    What's going on in Dixon? The city council honored retiring Dixon police officer Scott Heller and airport manager Larry Haley, and talks have started ...
    June 23, 2016 - 8:57 pm
  • Sterling May Student of the Month: Juan Carlos Cabral Rubio

    Juan Carlos Cabral Rubio, 18, of Sterling, is one of Sterling High School's May Students of the Month.
    June 23, 2016 - 8:59 pm
  • Sterling May Student of the Month: Maddison Grell

    STERLING – Maddison Grell, 17, of Sterling, is one of Sterling High School's May Students of the Mon ...
    June 23, 2016 - 8:58 pm
  • Dixon man wanted on sex charges arrested in Indiana

    DIXON – A Dixon man is facing up to 30 years in prison for having sex with a child younger than 13, prosecutors say.
    June 23, 2016 - 10:23 pm
  • Some jobs can be a real drag

    Members of the Rock Falls Fire Department drag a stretch of the Rock River on Thursday morning to make sure its smooth sailing ahead for all the traff ...
    June 23, 2016 - 10:43 pm
  • Top 5 things to do this weekend: Jun 24-26, 2016

    Looking for something fun to do this weekend in the Sauk Valley? Here are five suggestions from the Sauk Valley Media news staff.
    June 23, 2016 - 8:53 pm
  • Park board discusses Page Drive improvements

    The Dixon Park Board is looking to make road improvements to Page Drive by adding curbs, gutters and additional parking.
    June 22, 2016 - 9:19 pm
  • Wild weather in the Sauk Valley – again

    No injuries or damage has been reported following the possible tornado touch down east of Amboy reported by the National Weather Service.
    June 22, 2016 - 10:05 pm
  • Find way to see ‘Forever Plaid’ outside Woodlawn

    STERLING – The Sauk Valley Theatre Alliance will present “Forever Plaid” for its fifth year of Theatre in The Park at 7 p.m. today, Friday and Saturda ...
    June 22, 2016 - 8:23 pm
  • ‘Having Our Say’ on stage at TLP

    MOUNT CARROLL – “Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters’ First 100 Years,” by Emily Mann and based on the best-selling memoir of Sadie and Bessie Delany w ...
    June 22, 2016 - 8:22 pm
  • Bloomin' on the Rock ready to ... rock

    DIXON – It’s that time of the year again. Flowers have bloomed everywhere you look, and Rock River Garden Club’s Bloomin’ on the Rock is ready to retu ...
    June 22, 2016 - 8:22 pm
  • Old Settlers Days returns in Lanark

    LANARK – Old Settlers Days will celebrate its sweet 16 this weekend at Lanark City Park on West Claremont Street.
    June 22, 2016 - 8:22 pm
  • Public gets one last extension to comment on rail project

    The new deadline is July 15 for public comment on a proposed rail project that could impact Ogle and Lee counties.
    June 22, 2016 - 8:14 pm
  • ComEd rates dip below cities' plans

    When ComEd announced its rates in May, it gave ratepayers in the Sterling and Dixon aggregation plans something to think about.
    June 22, 2016 - 8:09 pm
  • The metamorphosis of a social butterfly

    STERLING – What a week little Isabella Harrold is having. The 4-year-old has met cows, pigs, bunnies and more during farm tours through the Ag in the ...
    June 27, 2016 - 12:47 am
  • MCH showing off its new clinic space Sunday

    The Community Care Clinic at Morrison Community Hospital has moved up a floor, and expanded. You can take a look for yourself at an
    June 22, 2016 - 8:21 pm
  • Fireworks displays across the Sauk Valley

    The fireworks begin at dusk with a plethora of patriotic displays.July 1:Sterling: Gates open at 5 p ...
    June 22, 2016 - 8:14 pm
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