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  • SVM Retrospective: 2009 Morrison Mustangs

    Everything registered at once when he saw them through the bus window.He had seen them hundreds of t ...
    NEW: Nov. 1, 2014 - 12:33 am
  • Men's basketball: Posley helps Skyhawks roll in season opener

    DIXON – Some deadeye shooting and shutdown defense did the trick for the Sauk Valley Community College men's basketball team in its season opener Frid ...
    NEW: Nov. 1, 2014 - 12:33 am
  • Family over food

    Kyle Janssen had a lot of food to choose from.Rice, egg rolls, sauce-glazed chicken and noodles sat ...
    NEW: Nov. 1, 2014 - 12:32 am
  • SVM Retrospective: Game-by-game look at 2009 Morrison Mustangs

    Aug. 28, 2009Morrison 15, St. Bede 0• The Mustangs used scoring drives of 11 and 13 plays in the sec ...
    NEW: Nov. 1, 2014 - 12:32 am
  • Football: Hawks miracle run continues

    OREGON – The long strange trip for the Oregon football team will continue for another week. It was exactly a month ago that Winnebago was 2-yards away ...
    NEW: Nov. 1, 2014 - 12:31 am
  • Youth movement jump starts girls program

    For Haley Simpson, the last couple of cross country seasons have been about watching and wishing.The ...
    NEW: Nov. 1, 2014 - 12:29 am
  • Looking back, and ahead

    As I am reminded several times a day, the fall season goes fast. Here we are on the first of November, and four fall sports remain competing.
    NEW: Nov. 1, 2014 - 12:27 am
  • Sectional cross country capsules

    Class 2A Kaneland SectionalWhen: 11 a.m. SaturdayWhere: Kaneland H.S.Teams: Antioch, Belvidere North ...
    NEW: Nov. 1, 2014 - 12:27 am
  • Outdoors: CatMatt sounds off

    I'm going to cut right to the chase this week with some things from my cranial lobe that seem to be stuck and won't go away, unless they come out.
    NEW: Nov. 1, 2014 - 12:26 am
  • Volleyball: Hawks stars shine when needed

    BYRON – Ahead by only a point late in Game 3 of its 2A Byron Regional title game against underdog Byron, the No. 1 seed Oregon volleyball team despera ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 12:25 am
  • Edward P. Miller

    DIXON – Edward P. Miller, 91, of Dixon, died Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014, at his home.He was born Jan. 1 ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 4:24 pm
  • Ethel C. Emmert

    ROCK FALLS – Ethel C. Emmert, 84, of Rock Falls, died Friday, Oct. 31, 2014, at CGH Medical Center in Sterling.
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 4:24 pm
  • Winifred A. Green

    FLAGSTAFF, Arizona – Winifred A. Green, 92, of Flagstaff, formerly of Dixon, died Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, in Flagstaff.
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 4:24 pm
  • Kent McGonigle

    ROCK FALLS – Kent McGonigle, 80, of Rock Falls, died Friday, Oct. 31, 2014, at Select Specialty Hospital in Davenport, Iowa. He owned and operated Ken ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 4:24 pm
  • Raymond H. Thompson

    OGLESBY – Raymond H. Thompson, 97, of Oglesby, formerly of Lee County, finally had the “last word” Monday, Sept. 29, 2014, when he told his oldest dau ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 4:24 pm
  • Paul B. Murphy

    GALENA – Paul Brian Murphy, 61, of Galena, died Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014, at Midwest Medical Center in Galena.
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Omer Jarret Bardoner Jr.

    ROCK FALLS – Omer Jarret Bardoner Jr., 70, of Rock Falls, died Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, at CGH Medical Center in Sterling.
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Edward Miller

    DIXON – Edward Miller, 91, of Dixon, died Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014, at his home.McDonald Funeral Home ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Joanne D. Boesen

    STERLING – Joanne D. Boesen, 70, of Sterling, died Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014, at Sterling Pavilion.She ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Dallas L. Hodge

    ROCK FALLS – Dallas L. Hodge, 77, of Rock Falls, died Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, at Neighbors Rehabilitation Center in Byron.
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • SVM BLITZ: Playoffs, Week 1

    Sauk Valley Media Sports previews area high school football matchups around the Sauk Valley. Click h ...
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 4:42 pm
  • Four Downs: Week 9 H.S. Football Recap

    An SVM sports video feature that recaps the previous week's high school football action around the Sauk Valley.
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 3:38 pm
  • Newman shuts out Amboy for perfect regular season

    The Comets finished off their third perfect regular season in the last 5 years, downing their Three Rivers North rivals 44-0 by scoring on each of the ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 3:21 pm
  • SVM BLITZ: Week 9

    Sauk Valley Media Sports previews area high school football matchups around the Sauk Valley. Click ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 5:11 pm
  • Four Downs: Week 8 H.S. Football Recap

    An SVM sports video feature that recaps the previous week's high school football action around the Sauk Valley.
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 3:42 pm
  • Dixon Dukes roar back to beat Rockets

    After falling behind on Senior Night at A.C. Bowers Field, the Dukes blew past the Rockets for a 48-8 victory, cementing Dixon’s first playoff berth s ...
    Oct. 18, 2014 - 11:21 am
  • David's story: A meeting on the field

    David Goken’s life seems pretty ordinary. The Dixon High School senior attends school, goes to football practice, jokes around with his friends, then ...
    Oct. 18, 2014 - 11:21 am
  • SVM BLITZ: Week 8

    Sauk Valley Media Sports previews area high school football matchups around the Sauk Valley. Click h ...
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 4:24 pm
  • Four Downs: Week 7 H.S. Football Recap

    An SVM sports video feature that recaps the previous week's high school football action around the Sauk Valley.
    Oct. 13, 2014 - 3:56 pm
  • Highlights: Sauk Valley Symposium

    Ideas for fixing Illinois were flowing Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014, at Sauk Valley Community College, in the hope of starting and continuing conversation. ...
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 4:35 pm
  • Blog: Engineering marvel

    Sterling High School's annual cardboard boat race makes me wish I'd had tried harder in school. I en ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 12:20 pm
  • 2014 Fear Book

    The gang at Haunted Haven have always been fun to work with. I'm sure this comes as no big surprise.  Clowns and blood and other scary things, it's h ...
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 12:52 pm
  • Blog: Classic example of a great photo opp

    The 13th annual Riverfront Classic car show in Dixon, which took place Sunday, is a special event. Not many times do you get park car in the middle of ...
    Oct. 2, 2014 - 5:49 pm
  • BLOG: Look forward to Mayhem in the Meadows

    I've worked on several stories with the Midwest Derby Divas Roller Derby team and always reserve a great level of respect for the team. Especially the ...
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 9:14 pm
  • The List: 25 bands proving that rock is not dead

    There was a time, very long ago, when Kiss was my favorite rock band. It was in the late 1970s, and ...
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 10:49 pm
 

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