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  • Illinois American to flush hydrants next month in Sterling

    STERLING – Water mains and hydrant flushes will begin Monday in Illinois American Water's Sterling district, and continue throughout the month.
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 10:41 pm
  • Council support for rental inspection waning in Rock Falls

    ROCK FALLS – The proposed rental inspection program, and the need for a half-cent sales tax increase were discussed at a Committee of the Whole meetin ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 10:17 pm
  • Rock Falls hotel project pact amended

    ROCK FALLS – The city approved an amended agreement with the development group building a $6.1 million hotel on the riverfront.
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 10:12 pm
  • Illinois sending marijuana approvals to patients

    CHICAGO (AP) – The first approval letters have been sent to Illinois patients who’ve applied to use ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 10:02 pm
  • Durbin, Oberweis debate background checks for guns

    CHICAGO (AP) – U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin and GOP challenger Jim Oberweis disagreed Monday on whether to ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 10:16 pm
  • Abortion protest Sunday in Dixon

    DIXON – A local observation of National Life Chain Sunday will be held from 1 to 2 p.m. on the Galena Avenue Bridge.
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 10:21 pm
  • Taxi official charged in alleged title scheme

    CHICAGO (AP) – An official at Chicago’s largest taxi company has been charged in an alleged scheme to obtain clean titles for 180 wrecked and salvaged ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 9:45 pm
  • Support Groups, Clubs, and Services

    Wednesday, Oct. 1Childhood immunization clinic; women, infants and children clinic; and family plann ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 8:45 pm
  • State police urge drivers to keep eye out for deer

    PEORIA (AP) – The Illinois State Police encouraged drivers to be more aware of deer this fall, espec ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 9:44 pm
  • Report: Warden was living with known sexual predator

    DIXON – Dixon Correctional Center's warden was placed on paid administrative leave after Sterling police arrested a man living in her home on felony c ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 10:37 pm
  • Public invited to give input on long-range plan in Dixon

    DIXON – A leadership committee in the Dixon School District is looking for ways to improve its facilities, and they is asking for help from the public ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 9:28 pm
  • Let there be light in Dixon

    Electricians from Engel Electric contruct street lamps along South Peoria on Monday, as work continues on the downtown streetscape project in Dixon.
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 9:20 pm
  • Principal gets into homecoming fun in Dixon

    Mike Grady, principal of Dixon High School, directs traffic Monday dressed as one half of the duo from the Saturday Night Live skit "Hans and Franz." ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 5:52 pm
  • Carroll County sheriff: Motorcyclist, 73, dies after crashing into fence

    MOUNT CARROLL – A 73-year-old Mendota man who died after a motorcycle accident Sunday afternoon had a heart problem just before crashing into a fence, ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 10:26 pm
  • Prosecutor seeks quick decision on shooting by Whiteside County deputy

    MORRISON – An investigation of a Whiteside County deputy who fired his gun during an Aug. 20 car chase now is in the hands of Henry County State’s Att ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 10:16 pm
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