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  • Birthdays for Monday, Feb. 27, 2017

    ​Happy birthday to Ann DeWaele, Mary Hopper, Shane Bland, David Apple, James Crowe, and Carol Fox, all today.
    Feb. 27, 2017 - 1:15 am
  • Richard E. Burgess

    DIXON – Richard E. Burgess, 87, of Dixon, died Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017, at Dixon Rehabilitation & Health Care Center. He worked for Dixon Co-Op for 40 ...
    Feb. 26, 2017 - 10:58 pm
  • John J. Zoeller

    NORMAL – John Joseph Zoeller, 88, of Normal, formerly of McLean, died at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017, at Heritage Health in Normal, after 1 yea ...
    Feb. 26, 2017 - 10:58 pm
  • Paul 'Kenny' Cheshire Sr.

    STERLING – Paul “ Kenny” Cheshire Sr., 86, of Sterling, died Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017, at CGH Medical Center in Sterling. He was employed at Northweste ...
    Feb. 26, 2017 - 10:58 pm
  • Police reports for Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 25-26, 2017

    STERLING POLICE Vance A. Heald, 51, of Sterling; 12:04 p.m. Friday; failure to register as violent ...
    Feb. 26, 2017 - 11:21 pm
  • Birth announcements for Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017

    Oliver Michael BattenKristina and Jeffrey M. Batten of Dixon are the parents of a son born at 8:4 ...
    Feb. 25, 2017 - 1:15 am
  • Robert W. Stevens

    STERLING – Robert W. Stevens, 94, of Sterling, died Friday, Feb. 24, 2017, at his home.Graveside ser ...
    Feb. 25, 2017 - 1:15 am
  • Corrections for Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017

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    Feb. 25, 2017 - 1:15 am
  • Birthdays for Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017

    Happy birthday to Addison Galvan, 1, Greg Brechon, Ashley Wolf, Alicia Avelar and Robert Pistole today.
    Feb. 25, 2017 - 1:15 am
  • Mary A. Clark

    STERLING – Mary A. Clark, 74, of Sterling, died Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017, at CGH Medical Center in Sterling.
    Feb. 25, 2017 - 1:15 am
  • Linda S. Nolte

    SAVANNA – Linda S. Nolte, 71, of Washington, Illinois, formerly of Savanna, died Friday, Feb. 17, 2017, at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center in Peoria.
    Feb. 25, 2017 - 1:15 am
  • Alfred E. ‘Al’ Breid

    GALVA – Alfred E. “Al” Breid, 96, of Galva, formerly of Sterling, and in his early years, Wadena, Minnesota, died Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017, at Courtya ...
    Feb. 25, 2017 - 1:15 am
  • William M. Bell

    STERLING – William M. Bell, 91, of Sterling, died Friday, Feb. 24, 2017, at his home.McDonald Funera ...
    Feb. 25, 2017 - 1:15 am
  • Police reports for Friday, Feb. 24, 2017

    STERLING POLICE David L. Dunbar, 30, of Sterling; 8:05 a.m. Thursday at West LeFevre Road and Avenu ...
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 9:40 pm
  • Birthdays for Friday, Feb.

    Happy birthday to Kurtis Clevenger, 16, Laurie Quigley, Sandy Schulte, Matthew Milby, Jim Dunn, Kathy Matznick, Brian Haenni, Ron Carboni, Joe Crocker ...
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 1:15 am
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