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  • Semi driver dies in I-39 crash involving three big rigs

    ROCHELLE – A fiery crash on Interstate 39 in Ogle County Friday night involving three semi tractor trailers took the life of a driver from Texas, Stat ...
    April 19, 2014 - 2:18 pm
  • January Student of the Month

    Brooke Smith, 18, of Franklin Grove, is Ashton-Franklin Center High School’s January Student of the ...
    April 17, 2014 - 4:15 pm
  • New nature center springing to life

    FULTON – A longtime local elementary school teacher's love for her little slice of heaven will live on in a nature center that will bear her family's ...
    April 18, 2014 - 10:53 pm
  • Historical society to present show

    STERLING – Brian “Fox” Ellis will give a program about Gen. “Black Jack” Logan at 2 p.m. April 27 at Bethel Reformed Church, 230 E. 23rd St.
    April 17, 2014 - 4:24 pm
  • Homemakers to discuss health

    AMBOY – A free lesson on strong bones will be at 1 p.m. May 6 at the Lee County Extension office, 280 W. Wasson Road.
    April 17, 2014 - 4:24 pm
  • Shopping, pancakes to return to church

    DIXON – Men’s and Women’s Fellowship members of the Dixon Church of the Brethren will present their annual spring bazaar and pancake breakfast at 7 a. ...
    April 17, 2014 - 4:18 pm
  • Domino fundraiser to help society

    TAMPICO – Tampico Area Historical Society will host Mexican Train Domino Nite April 26 at the Tampico Community Building, 106 W. Market St.
    April 17, 2014 - 4:18 pm
  • Quilt finishing part of program

    FORRESTON – Terri Linder with the Stitching on State store in Hampshire will speak Monday to the Country Crossroads Quilt Guild at Forreston Grove Chu ...
    April 17, 2014 - 4:23 pm
  • State politicians to talk on issues

    DIXON – National Alliance on Mental Illness Sauk Area, formerly NAMI Sauk Valley, will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Sinnissippi Centers, 325 state Rou ...
    April 17, 2014 - 4:23 pm
  • Hospice memorial program planned

    STERLING – Hospice of the Rock River Valley of Dixon will have a memorial service at 6 p.m. May 13 at New Life Lutheran Church, 702 W. Lynn Blvd.
    April 17, 2014 - 4:17 pm
  • Teen Turf gets ready for dance, fun night

    AMBOY – A fun night and dance will be from 7 to 10 p.m. April 25 at Boehle Youth Center, 235 W. Main St.
    April 17, 2014 - 4:17 pm
  • College brief

    Western Illinois UniversityMACOMB – Western Illinois University’s chapter of Phi Kappa Phi National ...
    April 17, 2014 - 4:28 pm
  • Area students to show art in Freeport

    FREEPORT — Art by students from West Carroll School District and other Freeport area schools will be shown at the Freeport Art Museum’s Aspiring Artis ...
    April 17, 2014 - 4:17 pm
  • Honor rolls

    Unity Christian Junior and High School, FultonHighest HonorsEighth grade: Rachel Ellinor and Jack Le ...
    April 17, 2014 - 4:28 pm
  • Support Groups, Clubs, and Services

    TodayAlcoholics Anonymous, 9 a.m., closed, Big Book, United Methodist Church, 201 E. Chicago Ave., D ...
    April 17, 2014 - 4:26 pm
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