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  • Area pictures can be entered in contest

    DIXON – State Rep. Tom Demmer, R-Dixon, seeks photos of the 90th District for a contest. The deadline to enter 6 p.m. Feb. 13.
    Jan. 31, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Volunteers sought for Master Naturalists program

    Volunteers sought for nature training The University of Illinois Carroll-Lee-Whiteside Extension Un ...
    Jan. 31, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Farm Bureau to offer internships

    The Whiteside County Farm Bureau Foundation will offer two summer internship positions to assist in the coordination of the Agriculture in the Classro ...
    Jan. 31, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Snowmobilers to remember late member Saturday

    STERLING – A celebration will take place Saturday to remember a rural Sterling man who died Jan. 15 in a single-vehicle crash.
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 6:40 pm
  • Teachers with many talents at Christ Lutheran School

    Christ Lutheran School kindergarten teacher Rose Andermann shows students how she makes floral arrangements. Many faculty members from the Sterling sc ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 6:55 pm
  • 157-year-old Carroll County Jail in disrepair

    MOUNT CARROLL – The last time the Carroll County Jail had a serious renovation was after an inmate escaped in 1972, went to Savanna, and stabbed someo ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 4:37 pm
  • Child endangerment charge dropped

    DIXON – A charge of child endangerment, filed against a Dixon man accused of abusing his son, will not be reinstated after a petition to do so was dro ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 8:09 pm
  • Jobless rates inch up in most local counties

    While jobless rates dropped in most Illinois counties in December, four of five Sauk Valley counties saw slight increases.
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 4:06 pm
  • The People's Voice: Meeks inherited important calling

    ROCK FALLS – His eyes were always open. But last Wednesday, the Rev. Dalmus Meeks' eyes grew wide and misty.
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 2:48 pm
  • Ogle County won't transfer money from tow fund

    OREGON – Ogle County won't transfer money from its administrative tow fund to the general fund, as it had planned to do in October.
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 2:51 pm
  • Parents increasingly decline to vaccinate

    Increasing numbers of Sauk Valley parents are choosing not to get their children vaccinated. Althoug ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 8:09 pm
  • Sterling reviewing gaming code

    STERLING – Many Illinois cities are looking to the state Legislature for guidance in tightening up local video gaming ordinances.
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 2:31 pm
  • Spend some Idol time Saturday in Rock Falls

    ROCK FALLS – Alex Fisch­bach, a current “American Idol” contestant from Morrison, will perform Saturday night at Rock Falls High School.
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 6:19 pm
  • Bustos serving on two ag committees

    Northern Illinois has a familiar face helping to make farm policy in Washington.Second-term Rep. Che ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 12:21 pm
  • Clinton Farm and Fleet to expand

    CLINTON, Iowa – Blain’s Farm and Fleet is remodeling and expanding its Clinton store, the company said in a news release.
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 12:19 pm
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