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  • Gordon E. Nelson

    MORRISON – Gordon Edward Nelson, 82, of Morrison, died Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, at Dixon Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center in Dixon. He was principal ...
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Dolores M. Smith

    DIXON – Dolores M. Smith, 89, of Dixon, formerly of Walnut and Milledgeville, died Monday, Aug. 18, 2014, at her home. 
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Neil Partridge

    ROCK FALLS – Neil Partridge, 83, of Rock Falls, died Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, at CGH Medical Center in Sterling.
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Karon L. Hartzell

    ROCHELLE – Karon Lee Hartzell, 75, of Rochelle, passed away Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, at Bethany Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center in DeKalb. She wa ...
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Phyllis B. Higby

    DIXON – Phyllis Belle Higby, 98, of Dixon, died Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014, at Franklin Grove Nursing Center. She worked for 25 years at Freeman Shoe Co ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Shirley Noble

    WALNUT – Shirley Noble, 78, of Walnut, died Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014 at Unity Point Health Methodist Hospital in Peoria.
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Eugene ‘Butch’ Dayboll Jr.

    MOUNT CARROLL – Eugene “Butch” Dayboll Jr., 72, of Mount Carroll, died Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014, at Good Samaritan Nursing and Rehabilitation Center i ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Virginia M. Wyburn

    CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Virginia M. Boyer Wyburn, 89, of Cheyenne, Wyo., died Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014, at Davis Hospice Center in Cheyenne.
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Emma L. Talbott

    EVANSVILLE, Wis. – Emma Lucille Talbott, 80, of Evansville, Wisconsin, formerly of Dixon, died Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, at Evansville Manor in Evansvil ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Edward L. Olds III

    MOUNT CARROLL – Edward Lewis Olds III, of Mount Carroll, died suddenly Monday, Aug. 18, 2014, in Venice, Italy.
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • 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
  • SVM All-Star Classic: Girls Game

    The Telegraph won 48-25 over the Gazette team. Click here to see video ...
    June 20, 2014 - 9:17 am
  • SVM All-Star Classic: Boys Game

    The Gazette hit 51 percent of its shots – including 41 percent of its 3-pointers – to pull away for a 95-74 victory.
    June 20, 2014 - 9:17 am
  • 3A softball final: Sterling, St. Ignatius

    The Sterling Golden Warriors won the third-place match against St. Ignatius 4-0 at EastSide Centre in East Peoria on Saturday, June 14, 2014.
    June 14, 2014 - 8:39 pm
  • 3A softball semifinal: Sterling, Manteno

    The Sterling Golden Warriors softball team faced off with Manteno Panthers in the 3A state semifinal, Friday, June 13, at EastSide Centre in East Peor ...
    June 13, 2014 - 6:32 pm
  • rtwork wanted for scholarship contest

    ROCK FALLS – Children up to 13 years can enter the “Color for College” scholarship contest from The Cellular Connection, a Verizon wireless retailer, ...
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Employer services help available

    STERLING – North Central Illinois Works workNet Center will host an open house and employer forum from 9 a.m. to noon Wednesday at the NCI Works One-S ...
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Donaldson buys gas turbine company

    MINNEAPOLIS – Donaldson Co. Inc. announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Donaldson Europe BVBA – UAE Branch, has entered into an agreement to acqu ...
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Ogle County teens sought for group

    OREGON – The Ogle County Health Department has been selected to receive money for REALITY Illinois, an anti-tobacco movement created by and for teens ...
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Electronics Recycling Event

    The Ogle County Solid Waste Management Department, in partnership with the Lee County Office of Solid Waste Management and Secure Recycling Services, ...
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • RE/MAX realtors named to list

    CHICAGO – RE/MAX associates in northern Illinois held a dominant position among state brokers ranked among this year’s “America’s Best Real Estate Age ...
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Doh! New pretzel restaurant coming to Sterling

    STERLING – We kid you knot: Didoughs Twisted Pretzel Co. is coming to Northland Mall. Depending on h ...
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • A genteel retirement in Prophetstown

    PROPHETSTOWN – When Les and Ann Wilson were talking about what they were going to do when they retired, they focused on what they love: buying antique ...
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Car dealership, tow service opens in Prophetstown

    PROPHETSTOWN – There’s a new wheeler-dealer in town. RK Auto Sales opened in May, bringing new life ...
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Fun, funky and one-of-a-kind

    DIXON – Fun and funky jewelry. Bling-bedazzled apparel. Statement pieces for the home. Candles. Soaps. Pottery.
    Aug. 16, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Firehouse open house on Labor Day

    ROCK FALLS – Firehouse Ministries Fire Museum will have an open house from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 1 at 403 W. Second St.
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Bands wanted for Toys for Tots

    ROCK FALLS – Area bands are needed to perform at a Sept. 28 fundraiser for Toys for Tots at the Whiskey Barrel, 305 W. Second St.
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Presentation on hypnosis at hotel

    DIXON – Leslie Reynolds, a clinical hypnotherapist, will present an hypnosis seminar at 7 p.m. Sept. 3 at the Comfort Inn, 136 Plaza Drive.
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Back-to-school safety needed

    POLO – Drivers are reminded by the Polo Police Department that school has begun in Polo.The Polo Sch ...
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Donors needed for area blood drive

    POLO – The Rock River Valley Blood Mobile will accept donations from 1 to 6 p.m. Monday at Polo Public Library, 302 W. Mason St.
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Support Groups, Clubs, and Services

    TodayAlcoholics Anonymous, 9 a.m., closed, Big Book, United Methodist Church, 201 E. Chicago Ave., D ...
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Sign-up open for spelling contest

    DIXON – A free spelling bee for all ages is planned for 1 p.m. Sept. 10 at Lee County Council on Aging, 100 W. Second St.
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Scholarship run sign-up accepted

    THOMSON – The 20th annual Min’s Mississippi Walk, Run will be at 8 a.m. Aug. 30 on West Main Street, past the Thomson Causeway campground.
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Aging issues to be discussed

    STERLING – A free discussion and demonstration on natural aging will be from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at Whiteside County Senior Center, 1207 W. ...
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Music concert planned in Fulton

    FULTON – A request night performance will be at 6:30 p.m. Sunday at Spring Valley Reformed Church, 10960 Spring Valley Road.
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Report: IDOT broke hiring rules for years

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) – The Illinois Department of Transportation circumvented rules devised to keep politics out of state jobs and improperly hired more t ...
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • More layoffs ahead for Deere

    MOLINE (AP) — Agricultural equipment maker Deere is laying off about 460 employees indefinitely from ...
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Chicago-area rain leads to flooding

    BURBANK (AP) – At least two school districts called off classes after more than 5 inches of rain fell in parts of Chicago’s southwest suburbs. Basemen ...
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Rauner dealt double blows by elections board

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) – Illlinois Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner suffered a double blow Friday with the approval of a Nov. 4 ballot that d ...
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Cardinal George to get experimental cancer drug

    CHICAGO (AP) – The Archdiocese of Chicago says Cardinal Francis George is trying an experimental drug to treat his cancer.
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Ohio family named Mattoon visits Mattoon

    MATTOON (AP) – A family picture next to a water tower might not be what first comes to mind when thinking about vacation mementos.
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Hostess closing bakery that created the Twinkie

    CHICAGO – Hostess Brands plans to close the suburban Chicago bakery where the Twinkie was invented in 1930, cutting 400 jobs and shuttering a piece of ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Illinois gets $300M in Bank of America settlement

    CHICAGO (AP) – Illinois will receive $300 million of a national $16.65 billion settlement between the government and Bank of America over the bank’s r ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Guilty plea in home invasions

    ROCKFORD (AP) – One of two men accused of breaking into Rockford and Rockton homes and attacking the elderly residents has pleaded guilty to attempted ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Kids come with a cost

    DeKALB – Kris Collin attributes the growing cost of raising children to “all the extras.”Collin, of ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 1:15 am
 

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