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  • Constance M. 'Connie' Gibson

    PROPHETSTOWN – Constance M. “Connie” Gibson, 83, of Heritage Care and Rehabilitation Center in Mason City, Iowa, formerly of Prophetstown, died Sunday ...
    NEW: March 31, 2015 - 10:48 pm
  • Deloras J. Morgan

    ROCK FALLS – Deloras J. Morgan, 89, of Rock Falls, died Tuesday, March 31, 2015, at CGH Medical Center in Sterling.
    NEW: March 31, 2015 - 10:48 pm
  • Jesus L. Vasquez

    BENTON, Arkansas – It is with deepest regret that we announce the passing of Jesus L. Vasquez, 83, on Monday, March 23, 2015. He left this earth to se ...
    NEW: March 31, 2015 - 10:48 pm
  • Sharon 'Diane' Pate

    CICERO – Sharon “Diane” Pate, 58, of Cicero, formerly of Dixon, died Friday, March 13, 2015, at Foster G. McGaw Hospital in Maywood.
    NEW: March 31, 2015 - 10:48 pm
  • Karen M. Conway

    AMBOY – Karen M. Conway, 60, of Amboy, died Monday, March 30, 2015, at her home after an illness. She worked for Edelmann's in Dixon for 34 years befo ...
    NEW: March 31, 2015 - 10:48 pm
  • John W. Olson

    WALNUT – John Willard Olson died peacefully Monday, March 30, 2015, at Walnut Manor Nursing Home. His full, happy and family-oriented life ended this ...
    NEW: March 31, 2015 - 10:48 pm
  • Mary E. Suneson

    OREGON – Mary Elizabeth Suneson, 88, of Oregon, died Sunday, March 29, 2015, at Pinecrest Manor in Mount Morris.
    March 30, 2015 - 9:35 pm
  • Maria Rodriguez

    STERLING – Maria Rodriguez, 65, of Sterling, died Sunday, March 29, 2015, at CGH Medical Center in Sterling.
    March 30, 2015 - 9:37 pm
  • Virginia Finkle

    CHADWICK – Virginia Finkle, 93, of Chadwick, died Friday, March 27, 2015, at CGH Medical Center in Sterling.
    March 30, 2015 - 9:37 pm
  • Nancy L. Peltz

    LONGMONT, Colorado – Nancy L. Peltz, 68, of Longmont, formerly of Polo, died Friday, Feb. 20, 2015.A ...
    March 29, 2015 - 10:03 pm
  • Imfeld: 'I love working and helping others'

    I am Sarah Imfeld, daughter of Dixie and Ed Miller, and was born and raised here in Dixon. In school, I was involved in many activities, including var ...
    March 31, 2015 - 9:51 pm
  • Vote Schielein for school board

    I am supporting Jim Schielein for the Dixon School Board because if there was ever a person who understands the role of school board member, it is Jim ...
    March 31, 2015 - 9:50 pm
  • Weitzel: 'We have to think outside the box'

    First, I would like to say that I am a write-in candidate to fill the 2-year position on the Dixon Park Board. This is a position that remains unfille ...
    March 31, 2015 - 9:51 pm
  • Dallas: 'District needs to offer more activities'

    My name is Maranda (Mandy) Dallas, and I am a write-in candidate for the Dixon Park District Board.I ...
    March 31, 2015 - 9:50 pm
  • Deem: 'Do best job possible' for parks

    I am a write-in candidate for the 2015 election for Dixon Park commissioner (4-year term).My educati ...
    March 31, 2015 - 9:51 pm
  • Pritchard: 'I'm proud of the improvements'

    My name is Ron Pritchard, and I am a candidate for re-election to the Dixon Park Board.I live in Dix ...
    March 31, 2015 - 9:51 pm
  • Nursing home ‘always met’ mother’s needs

    I read with interest the letter printed March 19 by Ms. Labash, Pinecrest CEO [“Quality care is top priority at Pinecrest”]. She gave pertinent inform ...
    March 30, 2015 - 8:59 pm
  • Good Friday: A sacrifice for our sin

    Ponder the man caked in blood. Visage marred, unrecognizable, if you can?The mocking, jeering crowd ...
    March 30, 2015 - 8:59 pm
  • Vote Gibler for city council

    We are writing in support of Bob Gibler, candidate for Dixon City Council.We have known him for many ...
    March 30, 2015 - 8:59 pm
  • Return Hand to city council

    David Hand has at times been an opponent, and at other times an ally in matters before the Rock Falls City Council. No matter how the vote turned out, ...
    March 30, 2015 - 8:59 pm
  • Dukes down Warriors, 56-43

    The Dixon Dukes built a lead it never relinquished in a 56-43 win over the Sterling Golden Warriors.
    Jan. 19, 2015 - 9:34 am
  • Grants available for nonprofit groups

    NAPERVILLE – The Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation, the charitable arm of Delta Dental of Illinois, is accepting applications for its annual Wisdom ...
    March 28, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Magazine ranks Rockford hospital

    ROCKFORD – Becker’s Healthcare, a national industry magazine, has included SwedishAmerican in the 2015 edition of its “150 Great Places to Work in Hea ...
    March 28, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Race proceeds helps program

    Susan G. Komen Quad Cities has announced it will support Quad-City-area breast health programs for women in the eight county, bi-state service area wi ...
    March 28, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Millions raised for local organizations

    Bergner’s has raised more than $4.3 million for local nonprofit organizations and the American Heart Association through its semi-annual Community Day ...
    March 28, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Tourism director to attend training

    Timothy Wilson, Rock Falls Tourism executive director, has been awarded a scholarship to attend the Midwest Community Development Institute in August ...
    March 21, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Thrivent Financial named to list

    MINNEAPOLIS – Thrivent Financial has been recognized by the Ethisphere Institute as a 2014 World's Most Ethical Company.
    March 21, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • County assessment released

    Whiteside County has been issued a final property assessment equalization factor of 1.0000, according to Constance Beard, Illinois Department of Reven ...
    March 21, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Variety show, ventriloquist to appear at fundraiser

    The Whiteside County Senior Center's annual fundraising concert will be at 2 p.m. April 26 at Centennial Auditorium at Sterling High School, 1608 Four ...
    March 21, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • United Way program funds available

    Whiteside County has been chosen to receive $35,855.00 to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the county.
    March 21, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Freeport fixture makes his passion profitable

    FREEPORT – Napa Valley Salvage Co. owner Bobby Shellenberger is always looking to get the name of hi ...
    March 20, 2015 - 9:21 pm

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