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  • Food service class planned in Mendota

    MENDOTA – A food service sanitation manager certification course will be offered Dec. 6 and 13 at Mendota Civic Center, 1901 Tom Merwin Drive.
    Nov. 22, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Downtown Dixon shops will be open late Fridays until Christmas

    DIXON — Ken Novak said he wants to bring a financial boost to Downtown Dixon. Novak, an industrial s ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 3:31 pm
  • Small Business Saturday keeps evolving

    Small Business Saturday, the Black Friday for small local retailers, will return for a fourth consecutive year in the Sauk Valley on Nov. 29.
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 11:51 am
  • Children’s center recognized for high standards, commitment

    DIXON – Shining Star Children’s Advocacy Center has been awarded re-accreditation by the National Children’s Alliance, after an extensive application ...
    Nov. 15, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Rock Falls Rotary Club supports World Polio Day

    ROCK FALLS – In the final push to eradicate polio from the world, Rotary International and its partners of World Health Organization, U.S. Centers for ...
    Nov. 15, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Chefs shine at chili cook-off

    The United Way of Whiteside County its annual Chili Cook-off in downtown Sterling, sponsored this year by Sauk Valley Bank.
    Nov. 15, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • United Way of Whiteside County members meet

    The United Way of Whiteside County campaign cabinet recently met. Discussion included presentations at ComEd, 3M, Dana Corp., YWCA, Frantz Manufacturi ...
    Nov. 15, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Business Notebook: Driving school pulling into Rock Falls

    ROCK FALLS – Brake-Thru Driving School in Rock Falls, 104 1/2 E. Third St., will have its first driving lesson Dec. 1.
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 11:18 am
  • Powder coating business gives people their money's worth

    When people visit Darkhorse Powder and Ceramic Coating, co-owner Chad Fassler wants to make sure they get their money’s worth.
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 2:03 pm
  • Staff raises diabetic awareness

    STERLING – The Wound Care Center at a member of the Healogics network, participated in the Healogics National Diabetes Campaign from Oct. 27 to Oct. 3 ...
    Nov. 8, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Fire Department of the Year named

    EAST PEORIA – The Illinois Association of Mutual Insurance Companies’ 133rd annual convention was Aug. 18.
    Nov. 8, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Top leader named

    Kathy Clark presented Jill Gee, Franklin Grove Living and Rehabilitation Center administrator, with the Illinois Activity Professional Administrator A ...
    Nov. 8, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Area women earn RNA grants

    ROCK ISLAND – Representatives from Royal Neighbors of America, a women-led life insurer, awarded $1,500 from its Nation of Neighbors Grant Program.
    Nov. 8, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Plastering business being handed to third generation

    DIXON – Chuck Brainerd says his dad, Chuck Sr., was the hardest-working man in Dixon. “He was a plas ...
    Nov. 7, 2014 - 12:42 pm

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