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  • Writing program set at Books on First

    DIXON – Tricia Lewis, with the help of other Sauk Creative Writer’s Group members, is organizing Write Time for Children from 2 to 3 p.m. Oct. 11 at B ...
    Oct. 2, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Drivers must watch for farm machines during harvest time

    DeKALB – Ray Heinisch considers himself lucky that he hasn’t been in a farm-related accident in his 37 years of farming.
    Oct. 2, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Man gets 25 years in beating death

    PEORIA (AP) — A Peoria man has been sentenced to 25 years behind bars for beating a man to death wit ...
    Oct. 2, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Brass quintet to kick off SVCCA season

    DIXON – Alliance Brass Quintet, a young brass group, will open the Sauk Valley Community Concert Association series at 7 p.m. Monday at Historic Dixon ...
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 10:28 pm
  • Support Groups, Clubs, and Services

    Friday, Oct. 3Childhood immunization clinic; women, infants and children clinic; and family planning ...
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 10:07 pm
  • Manufacturing Day message: Skills gap creates opening for kids

    STERLING – Manufacturing is making a comeback, and the Sauk Valley needs to make sure it’s ready to take advantage.
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 10:16 pm
  • Powder flies in annual showdown at Sterling High

    Sterling High School senior Lauren Fritz stiff-arms a junior defender Wednesday during the annual powder puff football game at Sterling Chevrolet Fiel ...
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 10:48 pm
  • Dixon students having a dodgeball during homecoming week

    Dixon High School senior Evan Grady chucks a ball at the opposition across the gym Wednesday evening during a game of dodgeball, part of an annual tou ...
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 8:59 pm
  • D.C. media outlet: Schilling ad might have violated FCC rules

    STERLING – The "How Could You?" television advertisement the Bobby Schilling campaign had been airing received more national attention Wednesday.
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 10:33 pm
  • Rock Falls Tourism Board gets meeting with city

    ROCK FALLS – After termination of their working agreement, Tourism’s move to a different building, and the threat of a lawsuit, the Rock Falls Tourism ...
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 10:13 pm
  • Official: Dixon prison warden will 'be hard to replace'

    DIXON – Although Nedra Chandler has retired as warden of Dixon Correctional Center, the Illinois Department of Corrections continues to investigate th ...
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 7:03 pm
  • Free program offers stress-busting advice for caregivers, others

    DIXON – Registration is due Friday for a free stress relief program to be held Wednesday at Dixon Elks Lodge, 1279 Franklin Grove Road.
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 8:09 pm
  • Pet blessing Sunday in Dixon

    DIXON – Leo and Linda Patterson of Dixon will receive the Richard L. Swanson Inspiration Award for the Silver Sneakers exercise program Friday at the ...
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 8:06 pm
  • Exercise award presentation is Friday in Dixon

    DIXON – Leo and Linda Patterson of Dixon will receive the Richard L. Swanson Inspiration Award for the Silver Sneakers exercise program Friday at the ...
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 8:01 pm
  • Attorney general hopeful: Office should be more proactive with corruption

    STERLING – The Republican candidate for Illinois attorney general wants the office to be more proactive in fighting government corruption throughout t ...
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 5:47 pm
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