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  • Keith D. Kitzmiller

    STERLING – Keith D. Kitzmiller, 82, of Sterling, died Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014, at his home.He was b ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 10:26 pm
  • Margaret L. Sotelo

    ROCK FALLS – Margaret L. Sotelo, 73, of Rock Falls, died Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014, at her home.Marga ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 10:26 pm
  • Lisa Tribble

    UNIONVILLE, Mo. – Lisa Tribble, 51, of Unionville, passed away Monday, Sept. 22, 2014, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, after a courageous and ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 10:26 pm
  • Georgiana Conibear

    ATLANTIC, Iowa – Georgiana Conibear of Atlantic, Iowa, formerly of Peoria, Illinois, departed this life Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014, at Heritage House in ...
    Sept. 28, 2014 - 9:45 pm
  • Lee A. Bastian

    LOS ANGELES – Lee Alan Bastian, 81, of Los Angeles, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, at Sepulveda Veterans Affairs Hospice Unit in North Hills, C ...
    Sept. 28, 2014 - 9:45 pm
  • Anne N. Lammers

    LOST LAKE – Anne Natalie Lammers, 92, of Lost Lake, passed away at her home.She was born to Antonio ...
    Sept. 28, 2014 - 9:45 pm
  • Bill Pritchard

    SAVANNA – Bill Pritchard, 73, of Savanna, died Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014, at his home.Law-Jones Fune ...
    Sept. 28, 2014 - 9:45 pm
  • Mary L. Mohlenkamp

    SHANNON – Mary Louise Mohlenkamp, 80, of Shannon, died Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014, at her residence.Lo ...
    Sept. 28, 2014 - 9:45 pm
  • Orville W. Yocum

    OREGON – Orville Wayne Yocum, 87, of Franklin Grove, passed away Friday, Sept. 26, 2014, at Serenity Hospice & Home in Oregon, surrounded by his famil ...
    Sept. 28, 2014 - 9:45 pm
  • Christian S. Jepsen

    OREGON – Christian S. Jepsen, 86, of Dixon died Friday, Sept. 26, 2014, at Serenity Hospice & Home in Oregon.
    Sept. 28, 2014 - 9:45 pm
  • Misleading political ads are shameful

    FactCheck.org calls a Schilling TV ad featuring veterans asking Cheri Bustos why she voted to cut veterans benefits by $6 billion "shamefully misleadi ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 8:48 pm
  • Manufacturing a better future

    Area manufacturers have gotten together to promote the availability of promising, rewarding careers in manufacturing.
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 8:48 pm
  • From our archives: Best not to chuckle at flea-bitten cities

    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. 28, 2014 - 8:26 pm
  • Feeling helpless, Americans search for yesteryear

    WASHINGTON – True or false: A) The United States was founded on the principle of separation of churc ...
    Sept. 28, 2014 - 8:26 pm
  • Appreciative of support for memorial event

    This year marks the 23rd “Todd McThenia Memorial Wheelock Furniture Doubles Tennis Tournament” held on Aug. 16 in memory of Todd McThenia.
    Sept. 27, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Nuclear energy upcoming topic at Open Forum

    Exelon's “nuclear war” on renewable energy will be the topic of the Rock River Open Forum from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday at the Rock Falls Public Librar ...
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 5:33 pm
  • Sanders more of a Democrat than the others

    "He is not a Democrat." I have seen that Koch-fueled rant regarding possible presidential contender Bernie Sanders everywhere online.
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 5:33 pm
  • Americans, pray for peace

    Attempt to know that the ISIS Islamic, maybe, are the fierce and wild, gun-toting, barbaric, 30,000 strong.
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 5:32 pm
  • Learn about good careers in manufacturing

    Over the past 15 years, the Sauk Valley region has experienced a change in manufacturing. We have seen the downfall of several large manufacturers and ...
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 5:33 pm
  • Buy wine and help support new boat dock

    As the leaves start to fall, and family and friends gather for that special football game or dinner, pick up a bottle of our famous Riverfront Wine. T ...
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 5:32 pm
  • Newman beats Fulton

    The Comets rolled on the Steamers on Friday, Sept. 26. Click here to see video ...
    Sept. 28, 2014 - 8:55 pm
  • SVM BLITZ: Week 5

    Sauk Valley Media Sports Editor Dan Woessner previews area high school football matchups around the Sauk Valley.
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 3:49 pm
  • Slideshow: Rain makes new art in Morrison

    Chief Photographer Alex T. Paschal was out after the deluge on Saturday in Morrison at Paint the Town. Mother Nature took what the artists had made an ...
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 3:03 pm
  • Four Downs: Week 4 H.S. Football Recap

    An SVM sports video feature that recaps the previous week's high school football action around the Sauk Valley.
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 5:08 pm
  • Polo Marcos take down Milledgeville Missiles

    Final: Polo 52, Milledgeville 27. Click here to see video ...
    Sept. 20, 2014 - 7:42 am
  • Kelly Miller Circus comes to Dixon, met by protesters

    Dixon Assembly of God hosted the family-friendly event while a handful of protesters stood outside the entrance to voice their thoughts on animals as ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 6:29 pm
  • SVM BLITZ: Week 4

    Sauk Valley Media Sports Editor Dan Woessner previews area high school football matchups around the Sauk Valley.
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 2:57 pm
  • First day at Thomson job fair

    A visit to Thomson Correctional Facility in Thomson, Illinois on the first day of a job fair designed to help hire at least 300 workers by the end of ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 7:24 pm
  • Four Downs: Week 3 H.S. Football Recap

    An SVM sports video feature that recaps the previous week's high school football action around the Sauk Valley.
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 5:15 pm
  • Rockets fall to Hawks

    The Hawks used a powerful running game, among other things, and rolled to a 40-0 victory against Rock Falls.
    Sept. 13, 2014 - 7:41 pm
  • Illinois American to flush hydrants next month in Sterling

    STERLING – Water mains and hydrant flushes will begin Monday in Illinois American Water's Sterling district, and continue throughout the month.
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 10:41 pm
  • Abortion protest Sunday in Dixon

    DIXON – A local observation of National Life Chain Sunday will be held from 1 to 2 p.m. on the Galena Avenue Bridge.
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 10:21 pm
  • Support Groups, Clubs, and Services

    Wednesday, Oct. 1Childhood immunization clinic; women, infants and children clinic; and family plann ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 8:45 pm
  • Support Groups, Clubs, and Services

    Tuesday, Sept. 30Childhood immunization clinic; women, infants and children clinic; and family plann ...
    Sept. 28, 2014 - 8:26 pm
  • Bingo night set Saturday in Walnut

    WALNUT – A community family bingo night will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday at the Walnut Community Center, at the corner of Main and Liberty streets.
    Sept. 28, 2014 - 8:45 pm
  • Sign-ups needed for Ogle-Lee teachers' meeting

    DIXON – Retired teachers in Lee and Ogle counties can sign up for the Oct. 14 meeting of the Ogle-Lee Retired Teachers, at the Dixon Elks Club, 1279 F ...
    Sept. 28, 2014 - 8:44 pm
  • Health in focus Friday in Mount Morris

    MOUNT MORRIS – The annual Health Spotlight and flu/pneumonia shot clinic will be from 9 a.m. to noon Friday at Mount Morris Senior Center, 9 E. Front ...
    Sept. 28, 2014 - 8:44 pm
  • Disposal date set in Ogle County

    OREGON – The Ogle County Solid Waste Management Department, in partnership with the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency and the Lee County Office ...
    Sept. 27, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Baked goods, crafts part of fair

    ROCK FALLS – The Fall Craft and Vendor Fair will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 18 at Rock Falls Eagles Club, 321 W. Second St.
    Sept. 27, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Farmers market continues to be open

    Don't let the summer disappear without a few more visits to the farmers market at Haymarket Square Park, just west of downtown Dixon. This park was de ...
    Sept. 27, 2014 - 1:15 am
 

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