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  • Edward P. Miller

    DIXON – Edward P. Miller, 91, of Dixon, died Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014, at his home.He was born Jan. 1 ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 4:24 pm
  • Ethel C. Emmert

    ROCK FALLS – Ethel C. Emmert, 84, of Rock Falls, died Friday, Oct. 31, 2014, at CGH Medical Center in Sterling.
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 4:24 pm
  • Winifred A. Green

    FLAGSTAFF, Arizona – Winifred A. Green, 92, of Flagstaff, formerly of Dixon, died Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, in Flagstaff.
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 4:24 pm
  • Kent McGonigle

    ROCK FALLS – Kent McGonigle, 80, of Rock Falls, died Friday, Oct. 31, 2014, at Select Specialty Hospital in Davenport, Iowa. He owned and operated Ken ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 4:24 pm
  • Raymond H. Thompson

    OGLESBY – Raymond H. Thompson, 97, of Oglesby, formerly of Lee County, finally had the “last word” Monday, Sept. 29, 2014, when he told his oldest dau ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 4:24 pm
  • Paul B. Murphy

    GALENA – Paul Brian Murphy, 61, of Galena, died Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014, at Midwest Medical Center in Galena.
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Omer Jarret Bardoner Jr.

    ROCK FALLS – Omer Jarret Bardoner Jr., 70, of Rock Falls, died Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, at CGH Medical Center in Sterling.
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Edward Miller

    DIXON – Edward Miller, 91, of Dixon, died Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014, at his home.McDonald Funeral Home ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Joanne D. Boesen

    STERLING – Joanne D. Boesen, 70, of Sterling, died Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014, at Sterling Pavilion.She ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Dallas L. Hodge

    ROCK FALLS – Dallas L. Hodge, 77, of Rock Falls, died Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, at Neighbors Rehabilitation Center in Byron.
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • SVM BLITZ: Playoffs, Week 1

    Sauk Valley Media Sports previews area high school football matchups around the Sauk Valley. Click h ...
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 4:42 pm
  • Four Downs: Week 9 H.S. Football Recap

    An SVM sports video feature that recaps the previous week's high school football action around the Sauk Valley.
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 3:38 pm
  • Newman shuts out Amboy for perfect regular season

    The Comets finished off their third perfect regular season in the last 5 years, downing their Three Rivers North rivals 44-0 by scoring on each of the ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 3:22 pm
  • SVM BLITZ: Week 9

    Sauk Valley Media Sports previews area high school football matchups around the Sauk Valley. Click ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 5:09 pm
  • Four Downs: Week 8 H.S. Football Recap

    An SVM sports video feature that recaps the previous week's high school football action around the Sauk Valley.
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 3:43 pm
  • Dixon Dukes roar back to beat Rockets

    After falling behind on Senior Night at A.C. Bowers Field, the Dukes blew past the Rockets for a 48-8 victory, cementing Dixon’s first playoff berth s ...
    Oct. 18, 2014 - 11:21 am
  • David's story: A meeting on the field

    David Goken’s life seems pretty ordinary. The Dixon High School senior attends school, goes to football practice, jokes around with his friends, then ...
    Oct. 18, 2014 - 11:21 am
  • SVM BLITZ: Week 8

    Sauk Valley Media Sports previews area high school football matchups around the Sauk Valley. Click h ...
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 4:24 pm
  • Four Downs: Week 7 H.S. Football Recap

    An SVM sports video feature that recaps the previous week's high school football action around the Sauk Valley.
    Oct. 13, 2014 - 3:56 pm
  • Highlights: Sauk Valley Symposium

    Ideas for fixing Illinois were flowing Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014, at Sauk Valley Community College, in the hope of starting and continuing conversation. ...
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 4:35 pm
  • Blog: Engineering marvel

    Sterling High School's annual cardboard boat race makes me wish I'd had tried harder in school. I en ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 12:20 pm
  • 2014 Fear Book

    The gang at Haunted Haven have always been fun to work with. I'm sure this comes as no big surprise.  Clowns and blood and other scary things, it's h ...
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 12:54 pm
  • Blog: Classic example of a great photo opp

    The 13th annual Riverfront Classic car show in Dixon, which took place Sunday, is a special event. Not many times do you get park car in the middle of ...
    Oct. 2, 2014 - 5:49 pm
  • BLOG: Look forward to Mayhem in the Meadows

    I've worked on several stories with the Midwest Derby Divas Roller Derby team and always reserve a great level of respect for the team. Especially the ...
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 9:13 pm
  • The List: 25 bands proving that rock is not dead

    There was a time, very long ago, when Kiss was my favorite rock band. It was in the late 1970s, and ...
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 10:49 pm
  • Support Groups, Clubs, and Services

    SaturdayAlcoholics Anonymous, 9 a.m., closed, Big Book, United Methodist Church, 201 E. Chicago Ave. ...
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • New materials at library

    DIXON – New books have arrived at Dixon Public Library, 221 S. Hennepin Ave.They are:Fiction: “Flore ...
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Honor Rolls

    Chadwick Junior High SchoolHighest HonorsSixth grade: Grace Jakobs, Damon Miller, and Nicholas Smith ...
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Rocket Readers to meet

    ROCK FALLS – Rock Falls Public Library has announced its November activities. The library is at 1007 Seventh Ave.
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Spider intrudes on plan

    Not long ago, I came into the Ruth Edwards Nature Center after working out on the trails. I was dirty, tired, and needing only to pick up an item and ...
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Vietnam veterans to meet at casino

    CLINTON, Iowa – A conference of Vietnam Veterans of America will be Friday and Nov. 8 at Wild Rose Casino, 777 Wild Rose Drive.
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Author’s life topic of next meeting

    FRANKLIN GROVE – A program on the real history of Laura Ingalls Wilder, the author of the “Little House” books, will be at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Fran ...
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Owl walk set at Thomson refuge

    THOMSON – An Owl Prowl program will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Nov. 9 at the Thomson Causeway Amphitheater on Lewis Avenue.
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Tea fundraiser for pet health care

    DIXON – The second fall tea tasting to benefit the Amos Fund will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Nov. 15 at Gingko Tree Café, 216 W. First St.
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Riverfront on meeting agenda

    STERLING – The Sterling-Rock Falls Historical Society will meet at 2 p.m. Nov. 9 at the Ryberg Auditorium at CGH Medical Center, 100 E. LeFevre Road.
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 1:15 am
 

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