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  • Daryl L. Dellitt

    PORT BYRON – Daryl L. Dellitt, 77, of Port Byron, died Wednesday, July 1, 2015, at Genesis Medical Center in Silvis.
    July 3, 2015 - 2:48 pm
  • Lester H. Otten

    ARKADELPHIA, Arkansas – Lester Henry Otten, 100, of Arkadelphia, passed from this life on Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015, at Courtyard Gardens Nursing Cente ...
    July 2, 2015 - 6:23 pm
  • Clifford ‘Cliff’ Long

    CLINTON, Iowa – Clifford “Cliff” Long, 61, of Clinton, died Saturday, June 27, 2015, at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City, Iow ...
    July 2, 2015 - 6:23 pm
  • Dorothy Darnell

    SAN FRANCISCO – Dorothy (née Konduris) Bender Darnell died Friday, April 3, 2015, at the age of 88.S ...
    July 2, 2015 - 6:23 pm
  • Donald E. Blumeyer

    OREGON – Donald E. Blumeyer, 91, a lifelong Oregon resident, died Wednesday, July 1, 2015, at Oregon Living and Rehabilitation Center.
    July 2, 2015 - 6:23 pm
  • Irene E. DeLanghe

    STERLING – Irene E. DeLanghe, 88 of Sterling, died Tuesday, June 30, 2015, at her home, with her family by her side.
    July 1, 2015 - 9:28 pm
  • Erma J. Castle

    DIXON – Erma Jean Castle, 87, of Dixon, died Monday, June 29, 2015, at Dixon Rehabilitation and Health Care Center. Her favorite caregiver at the cent ...
    July 1, 2015 - 9:28 pm
  • Helen M. Hollaway

    PROPHETSTOWN – Helen Hollaway, 82, of Prophetstown, died Tuesday, June 30, 2015, at Good Samaritan Society – Prophets Riverview in Prophetstown.
    July 1, 2015 - 9:28 pm
  • Vicky S. McMillen

    STERLING – Vicky S. McMillen, 55, of Sterling, died Saturday, June 27, 2015, at CGH Medical Center in Sterling.
    July 1, 2015 - 9:28 pm
  • Billy M. 'Bill' Medlock

    DIXON – Billy Max “Bill” Medlock, 79, of Dixon, passed away Saturday, June 27, 2015, at his home with his family by his side, after a courageous battl ...
    July 1, 2015 - 9:28 pm
  • Vets sought for mountain expedition

    Rise Broadband, a fixed-wireless broadband service provider, will have a No Barriers’ Colorado Collegiate Range Expedition for disabled.
    July 4, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Chamber fundraiser tickets available

    STERLING – The Sauk Valley Area Chamber of Commerce Agri-Business Committee’s 31st annual Steak Fry in the Country will be at 6 p.m. Aug. 6 at Gerken ...
    July 4, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Bank purchase subject to approval

    ALBANY – Albany Bancshares Inc. will acquire and First Port Byron Bancorp Inc.Albany Bancshares, Inc ...
    July 4, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Medical Product Group moving

    DIXON – Starting Wednesday, Medical Products Group will be doing business at 641 Palmyra Road.The mo ...
    July 2, 2015 - 5:44 pm
  • Dixonite to head Iowa living center

    CLINTON, Iowa – Prairie Hills Senior Living has named Ryan Stephenitch of Dixon as executive director.
    June 27, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Chamber hires new employee

    Brenda Van Horn has joined the Sauk Valley Area Chamber of Commerce as a financial specialist.In add ...
    June 27, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Ogle County judge earns recognition

    OREGON – Ogle County Associate Judge Kathleen Kauffmann was honored by her coworkers at an appreciation dinner April 29 at Focus House, for her dedica ...
    June 27, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • New WACC director plans to keep building

    STERLING – Beginning next week, there will be a familiar face leading the Whiteside Area Career Center.
    June 26, 2015 - 7:46 pm
  • Financial adviser to be recognized

    DIXON – John Novak, a financial wealth adviser with Ameriprise Financial, 113 E. First St., has qualified for the company’s 2014 Circle of Success ann ...
    June 20, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Dixon man elected to ICCTA board

    DIXON – Andrew Bollman was elected the 2015-16 president of the Illinois Community College Trustees Association during the ICCTA annual convention in ...
    June 20, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Poster, photo contest winners acknowledged

    MORRISON – The winners of the Whiteside County Soil and Water Conservation District's photo and post contests have been announced.
    July 4, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • County events featured in guide

    DIXON – The 2015 Fun Guide is available through the Lee County Tourism Council, 113 S. Peoria Ave.Am ...
    July 4, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Artists receive recognition at Dixon art show

    DIXON – The winners of the All Mixed Up art show have been announced at The Next Picture Show, 113 W. First St.
    July 4, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Lee senior site plans picnic, golf day

    DIXON – Post House Community Center's annual community picnic will be at 11:30 a.m. July 22 at the center, 100 W. Second St.
    July 4, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Vietnam program planned for July in Savanna

    SAVANNA — A Vietnam War commemoration will be at 1 p.m. July 11 at the Savanna Museum and Cultural Center, 406 Main St.
    July 4, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Support Groups, Clubs, and Services

    Saturday, July 4Independence DayCancellations have not been received for these; check ahead to see i ...
    July 4, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Community classes to begin this month

    DIXON – The latest business and community education classes at Sauk Valley Community College, 173 state Route 2, are:
    July 4, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Monsanto awards ag scholarships

    Kerri Foster, of West Brooklyn and Krista Temple, of Fulton have been awarded $1,500 scholarships from America’s Farmers Grow Ag Leaders, a new progra ...
    July 4, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • How to give what's needed

    I've concentrated my columns recently on two principles: being righteous and being loving. So you might suspect that I'm looking for the perfect Chris ...
    July 4, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Buddy Bags to benefit at Culver’s

    DIXON – Buddy Bags of Dixon will have a “Culver’s Night” from 5 to 8 p.m. July 14, at Culver's, 1317 N. Galena Ave.
    July 4, 2015 - 1:15 am

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