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  • Bertha R. Witzleb Jacobs

    STERLING – Bertha R. Witzleb Jacobs, 96, of Sterling, died Friday, Sept. 2, 2016, at CGH Medical Center in Sterling. Preston-Schilling Funeral Home in ...
    Sept. 2, 2016 - 6:47 pm
  • Dorris M. Lehman

    STERLING – Dorris M. Lehman, 91, formerly of Sterling, died Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016, at her daughter’s home.
    Sept. 2, 2016 - 6:47 pm
  • John D. ‘Kingfish’ Fischer Sept. 25, 1935-Aug. 28, 2016

    DIXON – Few men become legends in their lifetime … John David Fischer was just that. He was referred to by different nicknames over the years: the “Ma ...
    Sept. 2, 2016 - 6:47 pm
  • Brian Bell

    ROCK FALLS – Brian Bell, 58, of Rock Falls, died Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016, at his home.Born June 12, ...
    Sept. 2, 2016 - 6:47 pm
  • Elmina F. Brown

    STERLING – Elmina Francis Brown, 85, died Friday, Sept. 2, 2016, at Sterling Pavilion Nursing Home.E ...
    Sept. 2, 2016 - 6:47 pm
  • Gary R. Simpson

    ROCK FALLS – Gary R. Simpson, 65, of Rock Falls, died Monday, Aug. 22, 2016, at CGH Medical Center in Sterling. He was a dispatcher for fire and ambul ...
    Sept. 2, 2016 - 6:47 pm
  • James Wolf

    STERLING – James Turney Wolf, 83, of Sterling, died Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016, at home.James was born ...
    Sept. 2, 2016 - 6:47 pm
  • Vickie L. Barnes

    DIXON – Vickie L. Barnes, 61, of Dixon, died Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016, at her home surrounded by her loved ones. She was a correctional officer and lat ...
    Sept. 2, 2016 - 6:46 pm
  • Birthdays for Saturday, Sept. 3, Sunday, Sept. 4, and Monday, Sept. 5, 2016

    Happy birthday to Harold Dodd and Mendi Truckenmiller, both on Saturday.Happy birthday to Christine ...
    Sept. 2, 2016 - 6:04 pm
  • Police reports for Friday, Sept. 2, 2016

    Community Watch: A list of accidents, arrests, and other calls answered by local public safety departments.
    Sept. 2, 2016 - 6:02 pm
  • Jane A. Berg

    FULTON – Jane Ann Berg, 90, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2016, at The Alverno Health Care Facility in Clinton, Iowa.
    Sept. 1, 2016 - 9:29 pm
  • Darlene E. Bocker

    SOUTH BEND, Ind. – Darlene E. Bocker, 88, of South Bend, formerly of Reading, Massachusetts, died Friday, Aug. 26, 2016. She worked for many years as ...
    Sept. 1, 2016 - 9:32 pm
  • Police seek witnesses to Thursday crash

    STERLING – Police are seeking witnesses to a two-vehicle crash that happened around 10:10 a.m. Thursday at the intersection of Locust and Fifth street ...
    Sept. 1, 2016 - 9:00 pm
  • Police reports for Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016

    ROCK FALLS POLICE Cynthia A. Ramos, 60, of Sterling; 7:55 p.m. Wednesday in the 300 block of First ...
    Sept. 1, 2016 - 3:33 pm
  • Birthdays for Friday, Sept. 2, 2016

    Happy belated birthday to Joseph Lee and Mike Bonnell, both on Thursday.Happy birthday to Nicole Pol ...
    Sept. 1, 2016 - 10:20 pm
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