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  • Morrison hits snag with IEPA loan efforts

    MORRISON – The city is exploring alternative financing options for a new wastewater treatment plant after receiving disappointing news from the Illino ...
    March 24, 2015 - 2:35 pm
  • Forum today for Sterling, Rock Falls candidates

    ROCK FALLS – A forum for Sterling and Rock Falls city and school board candidates will be held at 6 p.m. today at Rock Falls City Hall, 603 W. 10th St ...
    March 24, 2015 - 11:09 pm
  • Sigler gets 20 years for murder

    DIXON – A Dixon man was given the minimum prison sentence of 20 years on Tuesday for strangling his wife 2 years ago.
    March 24, 2015 - 10:43 pm
  • Jefferson principal named assistant superintendent in Dixon

    DIXON – Dixon school officials once again have mined the district to fill a position in the central office.
    March 23, 2015 - 5:40 pm
  • No injuries in bus rollover on Route 30

    Neither the driver nor her 5-year-old passenger were hurt when a school bus went into a ditch and rolled Monday morning. Tina M. Ortiz, 47, was ticket ...
    March 23, 2015 - 4:42 pm
  • Area energy co-op expands into solar

    ELIZABETH – A solar farm built by Jo-Carroll Energy has about 25 subscribers and is looking for more.
    March 24, 2015 - 12:01 pm
  • Dixon starts to form plan for boat docks

    DIXON – The city’s boat dock plan is starting to take shape. A meeting was held Monday afternoon in ...
    March 24, 2015 - 12:03 pm
  • Latest Halla to reach Eagle Scout status recognized in Dixon

    Nolan Halla, 15, lights a pair of candles recognizing his promotion to the rank of Eagle Scout during an awards ceremony Sunday afternoon at Church of ...
    March 23, 2015 - 2:16 pm
  • Storm blows through ... is it winter's last gasp?

    Roy Parker clears a sidewalk of late-season snowfall Monday morning along Peoria Avenue in Dixon. The couple of inches of the fluffy stuff created a t ...
    March 23, 2015 - 5:40 pm
  • Sterling January Student of the Month: Candelaria Barrientos

    Candelaria Barrientos, 17, of Sterling, is one of Sterling High School’s January Students of the Month. She is the daughter of Samuel and Josefina Bar ...
    March 23, 2015 - 5:17 pm
  • Sterling January Student of the Month: Jakob Oelrichs

    Jakob Oelrichs, 18, of Sterling, is one of Sterling High School’s January Students of the Month. He is the son of Myra and John Oelrichs, and has thre ...
    March 23, 2015 - 5:18 pm
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