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  • Robert L. Horn Jr.

    FLORAL CITY, Fla. – Robert L. Horn Jr., 79, of Floral City, formerly of Rock Falls, died Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015, at Kindred Hospital in Sycamore.
    Aug. 3, 2015 - 9:55 pm
  • Clyde E. Wentling

    STERLING – Clyde Emory Wentling, 74, of Sterling, died Sunday, Aug. 2, 2015, at Sterling Pavilion Nursing Home.
    Aug. 3, 2015 - 9:55 pm
  • Judith A. Presley

    FORT MYERS, Fla. – Judith A. Presley, 76, of Fort Myers, formerly of Dixon, died Thursday, July 30, 2015, at Gulf Coast Medical Center in Fort Myers.
    Aug. 3, 2015 - 9:55 pm
  • William Pritchard

    PROPHETSTOWN – William Pritchard, 76, of Prophetstown, died Monday, Aug. 3, 2015, at CGH Medical Center in Sterling.
    Aug. 3, 2015 - 9:55 pm
  • Doris J. Songer

    STERLING – Doris J. Songer, 81, of Sterling, died Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015, at Resthave Nursing Home in Morrison.
    Aug. 3, 2015 - 9:55 pm
  • Jacob L. DeVries

    STERLING – Jacob L. DeVries, 92, of Sterling, died Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015, at Sterling Pavilion Nursing Home. He was employed for 33 years at Northwes ...
    Aug. 3, 2015 - 9:55 pm
  • George Ernest Verhulst

    ROCK FALLS – George Ernest Verhulst, 90, of Sterling, passed away peacefully Friday July 31, 2015 at Good Samaritan Center in Prophetstown. 
    Aug. 2, 2015 - 8:14 pm
  • Doris Jean Songer

    STERLING – Doris Jean Songer, 81, formerly of Sterling, died Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015, at Resthave Nursing Home in Morrison.
    Aug. 2, 2015 - 5:42 pm
  • Linda S. Glenn

    AMBOY – Linda S. Glenn, 65, of Amboy, died Thursday, July 30, 2015, at Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge.
    Aug. 2, 2015 - 5:36 pm
  • Robert L. Horn

    ROCK FALLS – Robert L. Horn, 79, formerly of Rock Falls, died Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015, at Kindred Hospital in Sycamore.
    Aug. 2, 2015 - 5:42 pm
  • Sauk dealership earns recognition

    DELAVAN, Wis. – Kunes Country Ford-Lincoln, Kunes Country Chevrolet-Cadillac of Delavan, and Kunes Country Ford of Antioch, have earned the distinctio ...
    July 1, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Blue Shirt Day campaign to start

    MILWAUKEE – The Bon-Ton Store Inc., including Bergner’s in Sterling, will participate in STOMP Out Bullying, a national bullying and cyberbullying pre ...
    July 1, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Utility assistance sites open

    CHICAGO – ComEd announced it has activated its plan to help continue administering its CARE programs, which provides customers in need with financial ...
    July 1, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Food trailer transitioning to restaurant

    DIXON – The "More" in The World's Sausage Cafe & More now includes a building. Former Navy chef Rich ...
    July 31, 2015 - 12:31 pm
  • Business notebook: Bait shop still on the market

    DIXON – The longtime owners of Bunny’s Bait Shop still are trying to make a break for the river.In A ...
    July 31, 2015 - 12:00 pm
  • Market week to highlight farmers

    MOUNT CARROLL – The Illinois Farm Bureau, Carroll County Farm Bureau, and Grain Handling Safety Coalition will provide safety training for farmers, fa ...
    July 25, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Bank appoints new trust officer.

    Nick Emmerson of Morrison has recently joined the staff of Farmers National Bank.His duties as a tru ...
    July 25, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Business notebook: Chamber showcase agribusiness event Aug. 6

    STERLING – The Sauk Valley Chamber of Commerce is gearing up for its annual event that supports agribusiness students.
    July 24, 2015 - 2:57 pm
  • K's Korners barn ready to open

    STERLING – One of the more unusual business expansions in the area is almost complete. A 2-story dai ...
    July 24, 2015 - 2:29 pm
  • Tanks removed from former Oregon gas station site

    OREGON – Work to turn into a parking lot a downtown site once occupied by a gas station and, most recently, Jackass BBQ and Scoop's sub shop continues ...
    July 24, 2015 - 2:27 pm
  • Support Groups, Clubs, and Services

    Thursday, Aug. 6Childhood immunization clinic; women, infants and children clinic; and family planni ...
    NEW: Aug. 4, 2015 - 2:26 pm
  • Support Groups, Clubs, and Services

    Wednesday, Aug. 5Childhood immunization clinic; women, infants and children clinic; and family plann ...
    Aug. 3, 2015 - 6:18 pm
  • Activities for preschoolers at Franklin Grove library

    FRANKLIN GROVE – A storytime for preschoolers will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Franklin Grove Library, 112 S. Elm St. Siblings also are invited.
    Aug. 3, 2015 - 7:30 pm
  • Support Groups, Clubs, and Services

    Tuesday, Aug. 4Childhood immunization clinic; women, infants and children clinic; and family plannin ...
    Aug. 2, 2015 - 6:36 pm
  • Plant provides home for many local creatures

    DIXON – Little bluestem Schizachryrium scoparium is the most common native prairie grass in the U.S. It grows in 46 of our 50 states. The four Pacific ...
    July 1, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Oil recycling day planned

    OREGON – The Ogle County Solid Waste Management Department, in cooperation with the Illinois Recovery Group in Braceville, will have an oil and anti-f ...
    July 1, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Spots open for SVCC AmeriCorps

    DIXON – Applications are being accepted for the fall semester ABC AmeriCorps at Sauk Valley Community College, 173 state Route 2.
    July 1, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Donations sought for benefit sale

    MOUNT MORRIS – Mount Morris Loaves and Fish food pantry is accepting donations for a yard sale to be Sept. 4 and 5 in the Friendship Hall at Mount Mor ...
    July 1, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Local arts academy launches annual campaign

    STERLING – Woodlawn Arts Academy's annual appeal for 2015, 10 Years of Growth in Artistic Opportunities, is underway.
    July 1, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Support Groups, Clubs, and Services

    Saturday, Aug. 1Alcoholics Anonymous, 9 a.m., closed, Big Book, United Methodist Church, 201 E. Chic ...
    July 1, 2015 - 1:15 am

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