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  • U.S. Marshals Service: One of Crundwell loans repaid

    DIXON – A loan from former Dixon Comptroller Rita Crundwell to Fire Chief Tim Shipman and his wife, Diane, has been repaid with interested, the U.S. M ...
    July 31, 2014 - 9:52 pm
  • Support Groups, Clubs, and Services

    Friday, Aug. 1Childhood immunization clinic; women, infants and children clinic; and family planning ...
    July 31, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Farm history takes center stage in Franklin Grove

    FRANKLIN GROVE – By Saturday morning, about 25 acres of land in Franklin Grove will be covered with nearly 400 antique tractors and pieces of farm equ ...
    July 31, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Benefit offers food, Euchre, auctions

    ASHTON – A benefit for cancer patient Fran Bulfer Warkins, 52, of Ashton and formerly of Dixon, will be held from noon to 10 p.m. Saturday at the Asht ...
    July 31, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • SVM ad chief to lead 2014 fundraising campaign

    STERLING – Jennifer Baratta, advertising director at Sauk Valley Media, is this year’s Whiteside County United Way campaign chairwoman.
    July 31, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Coloma Township road work will cause minor delays

    ROCK FALLS – Although the specific days and times have not yet been determined, drivers in Rock Falls' Coloma Township can expect 2-hour delays early ...
    July 31, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Budget talks begin in Lee County

    DIXON – It’s that time of year again: Lee County budget hearings began at the Old Lee County Courthouse on Wednesday morning, when six departments del ...
    July 31, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • ‘Les Misérables’ opens tonight on TLP stage

    MOUNT CARROLL – “Les Misérables” will open at 7:30 p.m. today and run through Aug. 10 at Timber Lake Playhouse, 8215 Black Oak Road.
    July 31, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • New bus stops, routes in wake of Lincoln closure in Dixon

    DIXON – Because of the closure of Lincoln Elementary School, four bus stops will be added in the Dixon School District.
    July 31, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Head on over to Hammer In 2014

    GRAND DETOUR – The John Deere Historic site is hosting Hammer In 2014 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the museum, 8334 S. Clinton St.
    July 31, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Rail car plant expanding, to add 90 jobs

    ROCHELLE (AP) – A Japanese rail car manufacturer is expanding its Ogle County plant, adding 90 jobs. ...
    July 31, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Child care center eyes Lincoln Elementary School in Dixon

    DIXON – Officials at Open Sesame Children's Learning Center in Dixon said the day care might move into the vacant Lincoln Elementary School.
    July 31, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • City receives grant money for lead abatement in Sterling

    STERLING – The city has received a grant to help qualifying residents eradicate lead-based paint hazards in their homes.
    July 31, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Street, alley work completion delayed in Rock Falls

    ROCK FALLS – Resurfacing of several city streets and alleys will be finished later than previously announced.
    July 31, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Defense challenges charge of endangering child in Fassler case

    DIXON – An attorney has asked that one of the charges be dropped against his client, who is accused of seriously injuring his son in 2009 by throwing ...
    July 31, 2014 - 10:37 am

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