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  • Tennis: Meyer always on the go at Hubbs Classic

    Avery Meyer may live in Harmon, but Page Park in Dixon can be considered her home away from home this week.
    NEW: July 29, 2015 - 10:53 pm
  • Ogle County Fair starts pulling its weight

    Kassie Kingery of Shannon pulls with a 1953 Farmall Super H tractor during the antique tractor pulls Wednesday evening at the Ogle County Fair near Or ...
    July 29, 2015 - 9:52 pm
  • Support Groups, Clubs, and Services

    Friday, July 31Childhood immunization clinic; women, infants and children clinic; and family plannin ...
    July 29, 2015 - 9:31 pm
  • Art show coming to senior housing complex

    STERLING – The public is invited to a 1-day art show highlighting the works of residents and employees of Consecra Housing Network’s Greencastle of St ...
    July 29, 2015 - 9:30 pm
  • Grant frozen, but Rock Falls green space project moves ahead

    ROCK FALLS – The city’s planned green space project in the RB&W District has taken a few hits, but work continues to bring it to fruition.
    July 29, 2015 - 9:22 pm
  • Rep. Demmer named Edgar Fellow

    DIXON – One of 40 “emerging Illinois leaders,” recognized by way of the annual Gov. Jim Edgar Fellows Class announcement, is Dixon’s own.
    July 29, 2015 - 9:23 pm
  • Silver lining for Whiteside County mental health agencies

    MORRISON – Tuesday night, in the face of a potentially devastating lack of funding from the state, Whiteside County's mental health agencies got a sli ...
    UPDATED: July 29, 2015 - 10:16 pm
  • Mount Morris may name band shell after nonagenarian band leader

    MOUNT MORRIS – The downtown band shell soon might have a name.Andy Eckardt asked the village board T ...
    July 29, 2015 - 7:58 pm
  • RSVPs needed for Lee County United Way campaign kick-off luncheon

    DIXON – The United Way of Lee County is gearing for its 2015 campaign.The kick-off luncheon will be ...
    July 29, 2015 - 7:59 pm
  • $3.1 million in Rock Falls District 13 infrastructure projects in full swing

    ROCK FALLS – The Rock Falls Elementary School District will look and feel a lot different this year.
    July 29, 2015 - 9:24 pm
  • Meeting Kevin Marx, new Dixon councilman

    As if the City Council's makeup wasn't unique enough – five new members tackling a new style of government – along comes Kevin Marx.
    July 29, 2015 - 9:19 pm
  • Venier stays committed to original music

    DIXON – Over the last few years, and especially after her run on “American Idol,” the Sauk Valley has become pretty well-acquainted with local enterta ...
    July 29, 2015 - 9:21 pm
  • Chadwick, local youth group nominated for statewide award

    CHADWICK – The village and a local youth group are leading nominees in a statewide contest to showcase innovative community involvement, breakthrough ...
    July 29, 2015 - 2:55 pm
  • Peoria moves to ban medical marijuana for county workers

    PEORIA (AP) — One central Illinois county is a step closer to keeping its ban on employee use of marijuana, including for medicinal purposes.
    July 29, 2015 - 1:46 pm
  • Rauner signs bill to allow hiring preference for veterans

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) — Private employers in Illinois can now give preference to veterans when hiring new workers.
    July 29, 2015 - 1:45 pm
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