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  • EPC looks to reload after back-to-back conference titles

    When Randy Asche took over the Eastland-Pearl City football program in 2007, it was still in a bit of a rebuilding mode. Just two seasons removed fro ...
    NEW: Aug. 20, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Size not important to Marcos

    Long-time Polo football observers may look at this year's team and wonder, 'Where's the beef?'Well, ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 12:15 am
  • Sportshorts for Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014

    Jacob Barnes (6-3, 260), a junior lineman at Newman, was named to the Athlonsports.com All-State preseason second team. The magazine, which was releas ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 12:11 am
  • Hawks third at Sandwich

    Paced by Carson Buck's 6-over-par 78, the Oregon boys golf team finished third in the 17-team Sandwich Invitational held Tuesday at Edgebrook Golf Cou ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 12:07 am
  • Missiles plan to rely on passing game more in 2014

    This might be a season in which the Milledgeville Missiles truly live up to their name.Footballs fig ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 11:18 pm
  • HS football: Panthers want to be faster

    ERIE – Austin Shoup's legs were swinging as he sat on the bed of a red pickup truck in the Erie Middle School parking lot after football practice Frid ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 12:13 am
  • Oregon golfers open with win

    Ali Scheidecker earned medalist honors as she fired a 49 to lead the Oregon girls golf team to a win on Monday at Marengo Ridge Golf Club.
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 12:12 am
  • Manlius native takes over strong Storm squad

    Most first-year head coaches take over programs with the cupboards bare, usually needing to go into rebuilding mode from Day 1. Spencer Davis has not ...
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 11:38 pm
  • Baker rallies to take Women’s RRC title

    STERLING – Two crucial shots, both on the 17th hole at Emerald Hill, went a long way toward determining who would earn medalist honors at the Women's ...
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 11:37 pm
  • Scheideckers lead Oregon golfers, bowlers

    It's with a source of pride Abi Scheidecker holds down the No. 1 spot for the Oregon girls golf and bowling teams.
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 11:34 pm
  • Dora J. Quimby

    LAKELAND, Fla. – Dora Jean Ebersole Quimby, 61, of Lakeland, formerly of Dixon, died Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014, at her home. She had been employed as a ...
    NEW: Aug. 20, 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.
    NEW: Aug. 20, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Clyde L. Nelson

    STERLING – Clyde L. Nelson, 98, the second son of Josephine (Lundquist) Nelson and Fred Nelson Sr., was born Feb. 2, 1916, in Milan, Minnesota. He was ...
    NEW: Aug. 20, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Jan Gaffey

    STERLING – Jan Gaffey, 63, of Sterling, died Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, at her family home, surrounded by her parents and family.
    NEW: Aug. 20, 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.
    NEW: Aug. 20, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Jan Gaffey

    STERLING – Jan Gaffey, 63, of Sterling, died Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, at her home.Schilling Funeral Ho ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Kathleen J. Foley

    AMBOY – Kathleen J. Foley, 45, of Amboy, died Friday, Aug. 15, 2014, at KSB Hospital in Dixon.She wa ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Vicky A. Olson

    ORLANDO, Fla. – Vicky A. Olson of Orlando, formerly of Rock Falls, died Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014, at her home, surrounded by her loved ones.
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • John F. Mortonson

    GENESEO – John F. Mortonson, 80, of Geneseo, passed away Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, at Good Samaritan Society, Geneseo Village.
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Gary Dale Harvey

    MORRISON – Gary Dale Harvey, 48, of Morrison, died Friday, Aug. 15, 2014, at Provena Mercy Medical Center in Aurora.
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • New warden welcome; federal funding is, too

    With not a little fanfare, Donald Hudson was introduced at a Monday news conference in Thomson as the new warden for Thomson Correctional Center.
    NEW: Aug. 20, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Choose to help people first, then animals

    I have been reading, to my consternation, the city of Sterling’s thinking about spending six figures to fix the problem of silt at Thomas Park. I woul ...
    NEW: Aug. 20, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Debt still a problem for many Americans

    Recent reports reveal that credit card balances are at their lowest level in a decade, a good sign that Americans either have more money at the end of ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Good luck to new drug court

    Drug courts are designed to help nonviolent substance abuse offenders reform their ways and become productive, law-abiding members of society again, a ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • From our archives: Bring more manufacturing here

    Note to readers – Sauk Valley Media reprints editorials and articles from the past as a regular Monday feature. The following items appeared in the Ga ...
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 4:27 pm
  • Commercial drones in the skies near you!

    WASHINGTON – Oh no! The United States is falling behind in yet another big area – commercial use of ...
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Kudos for Night Out supporters

    National Night Out was held Aug. 5 at many parks in Sterling and Rock Falls, including the Lincoln Park community. I would like to thank everyone who ...
    Aug. 16, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Prayers for peace needed around world

    Where and why should a prayer for peace be prayed?Where? Throughout the whole world.Why? The whole w ...
    Aug. 16, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Bowling group looking for new members

    Ladies of the Sauk Valley area:It is once again that time of the year when the children are getting ...
    Aug. 16, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Extra efforts helped summer meet succeed

    On June 21, the second annual In Tune with June track meet took place at Dixon High School. I wanted to thank the Dixon High School administration and ...
    Aug. 16, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • 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
  • Area law enforcement in Torch Run

    Area law enforcement in the Sauk Valley participated in the Torch Run, Wednesday, June 11, which was meant to raise awareness for the Special Olympics ...
    June 11, 2014 - 5:39 pm
  • Sterling Wins Barrington Supersectional

    The Golden Warriors clinched their second consecutive trip to state with a 3-1 rematch victory over Wauconda Monday.
    June 10, 2014 - 9:40 pm
  • 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
  • Grants available for classrooms

    AMBOY – Teachers who actively instruct students from preschool through high school in Lee County can apply for grants from the Lee County Farm Bureau ...
    Aug. 16, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Teachers can get help from program

    STERLING – Area teachers can apply for a portion of $1 million from U.S. Cellular’s Calling All Teachers Program for classroom projects.
    Aug. 16, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Dixon resident joins Kidder staff

    STERLING – Denise Deter of Dixon recently became a music education specialist at Kidder Music in Sterling.
    Aug. 16, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Food service sanitation class

    SPRING VALLEY – A food service sanitation manager certification course will be Aug. 23 and Aug. 30 at St. Margaret Hospital, 600 E. First St.
    Aug. 16, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Rock Falls designer earns certification

    BALTIMORE – Katy Selmi-Downs of Selmi’s Weddings and Events in Rock Falls has been recognized by the American Institute of Floral Designers as a recip ...
    Aug. 9, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Workshop planned in Lanark

    Blackhawk Hills Regional Council, northwest Illinois' economic development district and regional planning commission, will present Energizing Tomorrow ...
    Aug. 9, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • State police employees, volunteers honored

    SPRINGFIELD – Hiram Grua, Illinois State Police director Hiram Grau and ISP command staff members, recognized the contributions made by sworn and civi ...
    Aug. 9, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Raffle to benefit Lee ag programs

    AMBOY – The Lee County Farm Bureau Foundation will sponsor a 300-ticket raffle. The grand prize winner will receive four tickets to see Garth Brooks a ...
    Aug. 9, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Area businesses recognized for healthy worksites

    CHICAGO – The state Department of Public Health announced that Serenity Hospice & Home in Oregon (Silver) and Dennis Electric Inc. of Tampico (Bronze) ...
    Aug. 9, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Support Groups, Clubs, and Services

    Thursday, Aug. 21Childhood immunization clinic; women, infants and children clinic; and family plann ...
    NEW: Aug. 20, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Volunteers needed for weekend lock cleanup

    ROCK FALLS – Rock Falls Voluntourism is looking for help Saturday and Sunday with cleanup and maintenance work along the Hennepin Canal Trail.
    NEW: Aug. 20, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Registration due for CGH exercise class

    DIXON – Registration is due by Friday for “Strong Women, Strong Bones,” an exercise class to increase bone strength, balance, and flexibility at CGH M ...
    NEW: Aug. 20, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Support Groups, Clubs, and Services

    Wednesday, Aug. 20Childhood immunization clinic; women, infants and children clinic; and family plan ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Cookout this weekend to help hungry

    DIXON – A cookout to benefit the CROP hunger walk will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday and Saturday at Dixon Food Center, 500 Chicago Ave.
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Youth bowling, services set for Saturday

    STERLING – Youths 19 and younger are invited for free bowling during Bowling Blastoff from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Paone’s Blackhawk Lanes, 2325 ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Support Groups, Clubs, and Services

    Tuesday, Aug. 19Childhood immunization clinic; women, infants and children clinic; and family planni ...
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Energy fair to return to Ogle County Fairgrounds

    OREGON – The 13th annual Renewable Energy and Sustainable Lifestyle Fair will be Aug. 23 and 24 at the Ogle County Fairgrounds, 1440 N. Limekiln Road.
    Aug. 16, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Barbecue, sweets on social’s menu

    ROCK FALLS – An ice cream social will be from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Aug. 23 at First Christian Church of Rock Falls, 506 Fifth Ave.
    Aug. 16, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Ford dealership to help recognition program

    MANLIUS – Drivers can raise money for Bureau Valley High School’s Renaissance Program by test driving new Ford vehicles from 3 to 6:30 p.m. Aug. 22 at ...
    Aug. 16, 2014 - 1:15 am
 

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