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  • Robert D. ‘Bob’ Giffrow

    SHERMAN OAKS, California – Robert David “Bob” Giffrow, 84, of Sherman Oaks, formerly of Sterling, died Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015, in Burbank, California, ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 3:12 pm
  • Walter L. ‘Walt’ Frank

    WALNUT – Walter L. “Walt” Frank, 89, of Walnut, died Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015, at Walnut Manor Nursing Home. He was a local businessman.
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 3:12 pm
  • Mary K. Miller

    MENDOTA – Mary K. Miller, 71, of Mendota, died Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015, at Mendota Lutheran Home.Sh ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 8:18 pm
  • Arthur L. 'Art' Johnson

    MILLEDGEVILLE – Arthur L. “Art” Johnson, 61, of Milledgeville, died Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015. He was employed by Sterling Steel for 43 years, most recen ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 8:18 pm
  • Walter L. Frank

    WALNUT – Walter L. Frank, 89, of Walnut, died Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015, at Walnut Manor Nursing Home.
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 8:18 pm
  • Louis O. Ukena

    STERLING – Louis O. Ukena, 83, of Sterling, died Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015, at CGH Medical Center in Sterling.
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 10:50 pm
  • Barbara E. Petticord

    DIXON – Barbara Emma Petticord, 99, of Dixon, died Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015, at Franklin Grove Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 10:50 pm
  • Roger E. Groff

    PERRY, Missouri – Roger Eugene Groff, of Perry, formerly of Rock Falls, died Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015, at his home, at the age of 54.
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 10:50 pm
  • Arthur L. 'Art' Johnson

    MILLEDGEVILLE – Arthur L. "Art" Johnson, 62, of Milledgeville, died Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015.McDonald ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 10:50 pm
  • Edward H. 'Ed' Harris

    CASTLE ROCK, Colorado – Edward Harold "Ed" Harris, formerly of Dixon, and a recent transplant to Castle Rock, Colorado, passed away last Friday mornin ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 10:50 pm
  • Jobless rates inch up in most local counties

    While jobless rates dropped in most Illinois counties in December, four of five Sauk Valley counties saw slight increases.
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 4:06 pm
  • Bustos serving on two ag committees

    Northern Illinois has a familiar face helping to make farm policy in Washington.Second-term Rep. Che ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 12:21 pm
  • Clinton Farm and Fleet to expand

    CLINTON, Iowa – Blain’s Farm and Fleet is remodeling and expanding its Clinton store, the company said in a news release.
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 12:19 pm
  • Fundraiser raises money for youth

    Bergner's announced that it has raised $430,000 in donations, in partnership with Mario Lopez, through its Give the Gift of a Great Future Campaign.
    Jan. 24, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • CUB to offer lower cost ideas

    DIXON – Local residents can learn how to lower their natural gas and electric bills from 1 to 2 p.m. Jan. 27 during a program at Lee County Council on ...
    Jan. 24, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Representative earns recognition

    POLO – Jeanette Linker of the Lanark, Polo area has been named to the COUNTRY Financial Emerald Club.
    Jan. 24, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Family rallies around 'Dad's place'

    ROCK FALLS – When Chaley Lamb was born a quarter-century ago, she went straight from the hospital to the bar.
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 3:40 pm
  • Dixon plant earns honors for safety

    AUBURN HILLS, Mich. –  BorgWarner’s facility in Dixon received a gold Optimas Award in the business impact category for its ongoing commitment to empl ...
    Jan. 17, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Byron songwriter completes exam

    BYRON – Mark Schwendau recently completed a certification exam of the Nashville Songwriter’s Association International.
    Jan. 17, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Transportation firm recognized

    MARSHFIELD, Wis. – Roehl Transport and Roehl Logistics have earned the 2014 Logistics Award from the AGCO Corp. in Duluth, Georgia.
    Jan. 17, 2015 - 1:15 am

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