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  • 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 - 6:09 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 - 6:09 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 ...
    UPDATED: 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 - 5:34 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
  • Need for technology, bigger classrooms echoed at forum in Dixon

    DIXON – There was an echo effect Tuesday night at Dixon High School. The need for more technology, e ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 11:13 pm
  • House fire victims, their cat, safe in Dixon

    DIXON – The day after a cat woke up two Dixon women while their house was on fire, all three are safe and staying with friends, Dixon City Fire Chief ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 11:27 pm
  • Freeport Road project hits snag in Sterling

    STERLING – Sanitary sewer work along Freeport Road could take longer than planned. City Manager Scot ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 11:19 pm
  • Tickets available now for Ladies Night Out at Brandywine

    DIXON – The annual Ladies Night Out event, featuring products and exhibits for women of all ages, will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. Oct. 16 at the Brandyw ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 9:01 pm
  • Reporter at Books on First today

    DIXON – Sauk Valley Media reporter Matt Mencarini will have “office hours” from 1 to 2 p.m. today at Books on First, 202 W. First St.
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 9:41 pm
  • 149 years later, vet honored in Rochelle

    OREGON – At the annual Memorial Day services at Riverside Cemetery in 2013, John and Sandy O’Rorke learned about Civil War veteran James Butterfield o ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 11:24 pm
  • Bison again will thunder across Nachusa Grasslands prairie

    FRANKLIN GROVE – Cody Considine couldn’t help but smile as he stood on a high hill overlooking the old Holland farm site at Nachusa Grasslands on a cl ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 4:16 pm
  • After investigation, Dixon prison warden retires

    DIXON – The Dixon Correctional Center warden has retired, Illinois Department of Corrections spokesman Tom Shaer said today.
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 5:45 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
  • 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. 30, 2014 - 1:28 pm
  • Public input sought on long-range plan for Dixon school facilities

    DIXON – A leadership committee in the Dixon School District is looking for ways to improve its facilities, and it is asking for help from the public.
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 12:59 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
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