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  • Ila N. McGuire Blevins

    MENDOTA – Ila N. McGuire Blevins, 98, of Mendota, formerly of Amboy, died Wednesday, May 13, 2015, at Mendota Lutheran Home. She was a nurse at Lee Co ...
    May 15, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Barbara A. 'Barb' Swenson

    OREGON – Barbara A. “Barb” Swenson, 82, of Oregon, passed away Wednesday, May 13, 2015, at Pinecrest Community in Mount Morris from dementia. She was ...
    May 15, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Bradley F. Spickler

    OREGON – Bradley E. Spickler, 58, lifelong Oregon resident, died suddenly Wednesday, May 13, 2015, at OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center in Rockford.
    May 15, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Josephine Levan

    DIXON – Josephine Levan, 91, of Dixon, died Thursday, May 14, 2015, at her home.Preston-Schilling Fu ...
    May 15, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • David D. Lindsley

    DIXON – David D. Lindsley, 76, of Dixon, died Wednesday, May 13, 2015, at Dixon Rehabilitation and Health Care Center.
    May 15, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Police reports for Friday, May 15, 2015

    Sterling PoliceCodie M. Reafsnider, 22, of Clinton, Iowa; 10 a.m. Wednesday at West Fourth Street an ...
    May 14, 2015 - 6:58 pm
  • Birthdays for Friday, May 15, 2015

    Happy birthday to Karla Portner, Scott Holcomb, Jordyn Johnson, 6, and Jill Reyna, all today. ...
    May 14, 2015 - 10:44 pm
  • Correction for Thursday, May 14, 2015

    In March, $249,098 was gambled at video terminals in five Morrison businesses, not $1 million as was reported in Tuesday's editions. Of that, all but ...
    May 13, 2015 - 11:15 pm
  • Paul C. Hermeyer

    LA SALLE – Paul C. Hermeyer, 91, formerly of Ohio, died Monday, May 11, 2015, at the Illinois Veterans Home in La Salle.
    May 13, 2015 - 9:56 pm
  • Lucien W. Fitzgerald

    STERLING – Lucien W. Fitzgerald, 94, of Sterling, died Tuesday, May 5, 2015, at CGH Medical Center in Sterling.
    May 13, 2015 - 5:39 pm
  • Ila Blevins

    MENDOTA – Ila Blevins, 98, of Mendota, died Wednesday, May 13, 2015.Mihm-Jones Funeral Home in Amboy ...
    May 13, 2015 - 5:41 pm
  • Gary L. Hunt

    FRANKLIN GROVE – Gary Lee Hunt, 71, of Franklin Grove, passed away Monday, May 11, 2015, at his home.
    May 13, 2015 - 5:38 pm
  • Police reports for Thursday, May 14, 2015

    Sterling PoliceGeronimo Rodriguez, 68, of Sterling; 7:40 a.m. Tuesday at Sixth Avenue and East LeFev ...
    May 13, 2015 - 5:28 pm
  • Birthdays for Thursday, May 14, 2015

    Happy birthday to Eileen Linton, Carolyn Brechon, Cricket Easley, and Jessica Batley, all today. ...
    May 13, 2015 - 11:15 pm
  • James M. Delp

    NORMAL – James Miles "Jim" Delp, 59, of Normal, formerly of Savanna, died Monday, May 11, 2015, at his home.
    May 12, 2015 - 10:43 pm
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