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  • Buy a piece of Mount Morris history

    MOUNT MORRIS – The village is selling its old steel light poles for $100 each, and its old downtown Christmas decorations for $25 each, all as is and ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 10:03 pm
  • Judge to decide on Fassler charge

    DIXON – No date was set Tuesday for a ruling on whether to reinstate a charge of child endangerment against a Dixon man.
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 10:47 am
  • U.S. producer prices rise 0.2 percent in October

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Inflation picked up in October due to higher prices that U.S. companies received for new model cars, beef, pork, pharmaceuticals and ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 4:10 pm
  • Poll: Hispanics more positive on long-term care

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Hispanics are more likely to consider caring for an elderly relative or friend to be a positive experience, and less likely to say i ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 4:08 pm
  • Navy secretary racks up 930K miles in world travel

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Navy secretary has spent more than a full year of his five-year tenure on overseas travel, racking up more than 930,000 miles on ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 4:10 pm
  • U.S. to close family detention center in New Mexico

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration will close a temporary family immigration detention center in rural New Mexico by the end of the year, The ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 4:10 pm
  • House Democrats re-elect Pelosi as minority leader

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats re-elected Rep. Nancy Pelosi to another two-year term as House minority leader on Tuesday, two weeks after elections in wh ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 4:09 pm
  • Time to vote on Keystone: Yes or no on pipeline

    WASHINGTON (AP) — In the run-up to a razor-thin vote, Sen. Mary Landrieu beseeched fellow Democrats on Tuesday to provide the votes necessary to appro ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 4:09 pm
  • Heating costs heading up as cold grips nation

    NEW YORK (AP) — The cold is back, and with it, rising heating bills.This winter was expected to brin ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 4:04 pm
  • Early winter pummels much of country, strands cars

    BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Several feet of lake-effect snow paralyzed the Buffalo area Tuesday, forcing state troopers to deliver blankets and other supplie ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 4:05 pm
  • Small plane crashes into Chicago home

    CHICAGO (AP) — A small twin-engine cargo plane crashed into a home on Chicago's southwest side Tuesday, killing the pilot but sparing a couple who wer ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 4:05 pm
  • U.S. stocks get a boost from pharma companies

    Stocks moved higher in late afternoon trading Tuesday, on track to deliver a record-high close for the Dow Jones industrial average and Standard & Poo ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 4:05 pm
  • Cupich becomes archbishop of Chicago

    CHICAGO (AP) — Blase Cupich became the archbishop of Chicago on Tuesday after his predecessor handed him a bishop's staff and relinquished the chair t ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 4:04 pm
  • Warden's request wouldn't fly

    DIXON – It doesn't matter that former Dixon prison warden Nedra Chandler didn't complete the process of notifying her bosses that a convicted sex offe ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 3:58 pm
  • Lee County Board to meet at night

    DIXON – Lee County Board meetings in 2015 will begin at 6 p.m. for half the year, and 9 a.m. for the other half, members decided Tuesday.
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 10:57 pm
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