71°FOvercastFull Forecast


  • Farmhouse turns into estate along Fox River

    George and Nell Fabyan turned their farmhouse into a villa. "Riverbank" is open to the public and includes a windmill and a Japanese garden.
    May 29, 2015 - 12:26 am
  • April Student of the Month: Denajha Phillips

    enajha Phillips, 18, of Sterling, is one of Sterling High School’s April Students of the Month. She is the daughter of Melissa and Bengie Phillips, an ...
    May 29, 2015 - 12:25 am
  • April Student of the Month: Ethan Rocha

    than Rocha, 18, of Sterling, is one of Sterling High School’s April Students of the Month. He is the son of Orlando and Lolita Rocha, and he has a bro ...
    May 29, 2015 - 12:25 am
  • Fundraiser to help Ogle County restaurant rebuild after tornado

    ROCHELLE – Proceeds from a benefit Saturday will help to rebuild a landmark Ogle County restaurant destroyed by a tornado last month.
    May 29, 2015 - 12:14 am
  • County officials seek rezoning of Fairdale for rebuilding

    FAIRDALE – DeKalb County is looking to rezone Fairdale to a mixed-use development in an effort to he ...
    May 29, 2015 - 12:13 am
  • Ex-US Speaker charged in relation to payments of hush money

    CHICAGO (AP) – Former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert agreed to pay $3.5 million in hush money to ...
    May 29, 2015 - 12:13 am
  • Morrison council: How many cats is too many cats?

    MORRISON – How many pets is too many? That's something the Morrison City Council may decide in the upcoming weeks.
    May 29, 2015 - 12:34 am
  • No suspects in RF bank robbery

    ROCK FALLS – Rock Falls Police don't have any suspects yet in the hold-up that happened Thursday at First Federal Bank and Savings.
    May 28, 2015 - 11:58 pm
  • Movie, discussion Monday at Oregon hospice

    OREGON – A movie will begin at 5:30 p.m. Monday at Serenity Hospice & Home, 1658 state Route 2 S. A discussion of how the movie relates to grief and h ...
    May 28, 2015 - 7:31 pm
  • Sports physicals available Thursday in Chadwick

    CHADWICK – FHN Memorial Hospital staff will offer sports physicals for junior high and high school students on a walk-in basis from 2 to 4 p.m. June 4 ...
    May 28, 2015 - 10:21 pm
  • No injuries at St. Marys Cement fire

    DIXON – No one was injured in a fire that broke out at St. Marys Cement Plant early Thursday.Firefig ...
    May 28, 2015 - 11:21 pm
  • Summer bike helmet program resumes in Morrison

    MORRISON – Children ages 3 to 16 who wear a helmet while bicycling this summer may receive a free treat.
    May 28, 2015 - 7:31 pm
  • Dixon center offers skin cancer information, hand massage training

    DIXON – A presentation on skin cancer will be offered at 6 p.m. Thursday at Home of Hope Cancer Wellness Center, 1637 Plock Drive.
    May 28, 2015 - 7:30 pm
  • River Chase also making a splash in Rock Falls

    ROCK FALLS – The Rock Falls River Chase made waves with its return last year, and the event’s promoter is trying to maximize its potential.
    May 29, 2015 - 12:30 am
  • Amboy, Sublette departments to carry anti-overdose drug

    AMBOY – In response to increased heroin use in the Lee County, Amboy Fire, Amboy Police, and Sublette Fire departments will all soon carry Narcan, an ...
    May 29, 2015 - 12:21 am
  • National video

    Reader Poll

    Who do you think has better ideas to deal with Illinois state government's budget woes?
    Gov. Rauner
    Democratic House and Senate