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  • Support Groups, Clubs, and Services

    Wednesday, July 30Childhood immunization clinic; women, infants and children clinic; and family plan ...
    NEW: July 29, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Children invited to draw, win prizes Saturday at Lowell Park

    DIXON – Young artists can spend time outdoors Saturday drawing the whispering pines at the Ruth Edwards' Nature Center in Lowell Park, 2114 Lowell Par ...
    NEW: July 29, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Developmental center closure could take time

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) – A week after a federal court ruled the state of Illinois could move forward with ...
    NEW: July 29, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Council backs sales tax resolution in Morrison

    MORRISON – The city joined its school district Monday in approving a resolution to put a sales tax referendum on the November ballot.
    NEW: July 29, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Furor engulfs Chicago's red-light camera system

    CHICAGO (AP) – Mayor Rahm Emanuel's administration is scrambling to contain a furor over the city's ...
    NEW: July 29, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Hard to find teens to detassel corn

    URSA (AP) – Larry Lewis has seen changes in how hybrid seeds are developed since he planted his firs ...
    NEW: July 29, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Reports of elder abuse increase

    DeKALB – Elder Care Services is seeing more cases of abused, neglected and exploited seniors than in ...
    NEW: July 29, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Medicare’s own financial health looking better, annual report says

    WASHINGTON (AP) – Medicare’s financial future is looking brighter despite a growing wave of baby boo ...
    NEW: July 29, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • County clerks prepare for Election Day

    STERLING – Gearing up for election season at county clerks’ offices around the Sauk Valley is business as usual this year, with just one caveat: For t ...
    NEW: July 29, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Fair managers fined for free beer tickets

    CHICAGO (AP) – Two state fair managers took scores of free beer tickets to use at annual events, vio ...
    NEW: July 29, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • New market draws inspiration and flavor from around the world

    DIXON – For its fourth week, the Dixon City Market will offer tastes of Chile, Argentina and Kansas City, Missouri. 
    NEW: July 29, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Administration pushes back on Israeli criticism of Kerry

    WASHINGTON (AP) – The Obama administration pushed back strongly Monday at a torrent of Israeli criti ...
    NEW: July 29, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Benefit Sunday for man with cancer

    STERLING – A fundraiser for a longtime mill worker with a rare form of lung cancer is being held from 2 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the Latin American Social ...
    NEW: July 29, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Supplier: China unit fell short of standards

    BEIJING (AP) – A U.S. meat supplier said Monday a Chinese subsidiary embroiled in a safety scandal f ...
    NEW: July 29, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Urgent care facility opens in Dixon

    Dr. William Zander, regional medical director of Physicians Immediate Care, gives an eye exam Monday at the newly opened urgent care facility in Dixon ...
    NEW: July 29, 2014 - 1:15 am
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