Mostly Cloudy
64°FMostly CloudyFull Forecast

More News

  • Local News

  • Local Sports

  • Obituaries

  • Police Beat

  • Opinion

  • Video

  • Blogs

  • Local Business

  • Community

  • Lifestyle

  • Food

  • State

  • Nation & World

  • Donald L. Fischer

    ELIZABETH – Donald L. Fischer, 88, of Elizabeth, died Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, at his home.Law-Jones ...
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Duane Schupbach

    THOMSON – Duane Schupbach, 84, of Thomson, died Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, at Serenity Hospice Center in Oregon.
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Floyd H. Imel

    CHADWICK – Floyd Henry Imel, 85, of Chadwick, died Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, at Good Samaritan Nursing Home in Mount Carroll.    
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Grace L. Albertson

    AMBOY – Grace L. Albertson, 87, of Amboy, died Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014 at Dixon Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center. 
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Thomas W. Grove

    DIXON — Thomas W. Grove, 73, of Dixon, died Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, at KSB Hospital in Dixon.Arrang ...
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Ivan Joe Kaufman

    MORRISON – Ivan Joe Kaufman, 77, or Morrison, died Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014, at his home.Joe was born N ...
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Arlene F. Kness

    POLO – Arlene F. Kness, 92, of Polo, died Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014. She farmed for most of her life with her husband near Brookville.
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Terry L. Stokes

    STERLING – Terry L. Stokes, 66, of Sterling, died Monday, Aug. 18, 2014, at his home.He was born Mar ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Stanley E. Stockton

    STERLING – Stanley E. Stockton, 76, of Sterling, died Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, at his home in his sleep.
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Mary A. Dixon

    SEATTLE – Mary Annette Trombold Dixon, 96, of Seattle, formerly of Dixon, passed away Sunday, July 20, 2014, only 5 days before her 97th birthday. 
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • From our archives: Nazis invade Poland; allies mobilize

    Note to readers – Sauk Valley Media reprints editorials and articles from the past as a regular Monday feature. The following items appeared in the Te ...
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Time to quell Export-Import Bank brouhaha

    WASHINGTON – The excitement is building. Only a few more weeks until the long-awaited mid-term elect ...
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Presentation Monday on labor principles

    The Labor Day holiday raises questions about the current status of relations between employees as collective bargaining groups and their employers.
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Pleased with new city street

    Thank you, Mr. Jeff Kuhn, for the nice new street we have (Mary Avenue). It is wonderful. Feels like we are driving on a superhighway.
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Fumigation must be an ongoing process

    More than 5 years ago, when Illinois was embroiled in the Gov. Rod Blagojevich impeachment process, Lt. Gov. Pat Quinn boiled his solution to the corr ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Fix roadways right the first time, please

    My road, Canal Street, is one of the many roads that were refinished with gravel. We (I and a few neighbors) thought the road was going to be built up ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Behind The Reader’s Voice: Frederick G. Turk

    Note to readers: This is the first in a series of question-and-answer features about people who frequently write letters to the editor.
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Give ambulance a ‘yes’ vote; fix other problems

    Recently while in Oregon, I needed emergency medical care and an ambulance ride to the hospital. I am thankful the new ambulance service was at the fi ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Backs Bustos for Congress

    I grew up in a single-mother household and depended on food stamps to get fed. Through generous government aid, I became the first person in my family ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • U.S. water infrastructure issues must be addressed

    Water issues have been a frequent topic in the news lately, from large main breaks such as the one that affected UCLA’s historic Pauley Pavilion, to t ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Dixon vs. Monmouth-Roseville

    A 25-0 victory in the season opener for the Dukes, their first win at home since 2010. Click here to ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 2:10 pm
  • SVM BLITZ: Week 1

    Sauk Valley Media Sports Editor Dan Woessner previews area high school football matchups around the Sauk Valley.
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 4:43 pm
  • 91-year-old Great-grandmother Skydives

    Surrounded by nearly 50 family members and friends on a hot and humid afternoon, a 91-year-old great-grandmother made her first skydive at the Chicago ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 3:49 pm
  • Amboy Teachers Honor Co-worker with Ice Bucket Challenge

    Teachers at Amboy Junior High School honored Richard Hubbard, a staff member who died of ALS in May, by accepting the Ice Bucket Challenge, on Friday, ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 5:40 pm
  • Dixon Dukes Football Season Preview

    If football is all about attitude and sheer "want to," the Dixon Dukes are looking good for 2014. Cl ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 5:14 pm
  • Meet Nicom, Whiteside's new K-9

    Whiteside County Sheriff's Department welcomes a new K-9 to the force, Nicom. Click here to see vide ...
    July 11, 2014 - 5:36 pm
  • Judge reads Welling sentence

    Judge Ron Jacobson sentenced Matthew Welling to 90 years in prison: 60 for fatally beating and slashing 79-year-old Leroy Daniels, and 30 more for the ...
    June 25, 2014 - 6:54 pm
  • Clips: Victim impact statements

    Family of Leroys Daniels read victim impact statements on Wednesday, June 25, 2014. Click here to se ...
    June 25, 2014 - 6:33 pm
  • Food, games part of church’s fest

    POLO – The third annual Faith Festival will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Sept. 6 at Faith United Methodist Church’s parking lot, 702 E. Dixon St.
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Hampton author’s novel available

    Copies of “West Fork,” a novel by Tom McKay of Hampton, were donated to Sterling Public Library, 102 W. Third St., and Rock Falls Public Library, 1007 ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Area vocalist wins in Mendota

    MENDOTA – Sydney Friel of Sublette won first place Aug. 7 in the WGLC/Q Idol Contest at the Mendota Sweet Corn Festival.
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Sign-up open for safe driving instruction

    DIXON – An AARP driver safety class will be from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Oct. 8 and 9 at Lee County Council on Aging, 100 W. Second St.
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Walk registration accepted

    STERLING – The American Foundation For Suicide Prevention will have the Out of the Darkness Community Walk Oct. 11 at Sinnissippi Park, off Sinnissipp ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Vendors sought for fall craft day

    STERLING – Vendor and crafter applications to exhibit goods at the Bi-County Cooperative Foundation Fall Expo Nov. 1 can be submitted now.
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Vehicles can get clean at fundraiser

    DIXON – The Dixon Rural Firefighters’ Association will have a car wash from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 6 at the Dixon Rural Fire Department main station, ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Support Groups, Clubs, and Services

    TodayAlcoholics Anonymous, 9 a.m., closed, Big Book, United Methodist Church, 201 S. Chicago Ave., D ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Show benefits health services

    STERLING – A vendor, craft show, basket raffle, and bake sale fundraiser for the CGH Health Foundation will be from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday.
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Teen Turf program continues this year

    AMBOY – Teen Turf’s After School Program is for students in third grade and older at the Boehle Youth Center, 235 W. Main St.
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 1:15 am
 

National video

Reader Poll

Should the United States intensify its attacks on terrorists who belong to ISIS (the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria)?
Yes
No