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  • Volleyball: Duchesses slam down BNC West win

    DIXON – Amy Rotella's eyes narrowed, clearly not happy with a net violation called on her midway through the first game of Monday's match against Winn ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 11:51 pm
  • Football: Week 3 by the numbers

    While local teams weren't able to play on a dry field once more, by the third week of the season, they have become well-accustomed to the X's and O's.
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 11:50 pm
  • LOCAL GOLFVeterans playday held Sept. 6The 23rd annual Dixon Veterans playday was held Sept. 6 at Ed ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 11:50 pm
  • Roundup: Clippers gain road victory

    Hallie Nauman had eight kills, five blocks and two aces to lead the Amboy volleyball team to a 21-25, 26-24, 25-20 victory at Princeton on Monday nigh ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 11:49 pm
  • Oregon using team effort for early-season success

    Six Oregon Hawks are on the volleyball court at any given time. When the ball is in play, however, there are 12 of them in action at the same time. T ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 12:23 am
  • Sterling’s Hurley takes title

    Sterling's Ryan Hurley was the individual champion with an Rockford East Invite-best 76 at Aldeen Golf Course in Rockford on Saturday. The senior need ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 12:21 am
  • Cards come close to title at Geneseo

    Erie's volleyball team won three matches and lost one to take second place on Saturday at the Geneseo Invitational.
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 12:21 am
  • Football: Fulton steamrolls Morrison

    FULTON – There are very few times when kissing a shoe is acceptable.One of which is when a 17-year-o ...
    Sept. 14, 2014 - 11:04 pm
  • Two ways to do business

    OREGON – Two football philosophies were on display Friday night, and they were about as polar opposite as you could get.
    Sept. 13, 2014 - 1:24 am
  • Bolin recovers from early mistake, as Comets roll past Storm

    MANLIUS – Newman senior Trevor Bolin knew what was coming, had prepared for it all week long at practice. But he still found himself looking to make a ...
    Sept. 13, 2014 - 1:24 am
  • Kevin J. Bohms

    ROCK FALLS – Kevin J. Bohms, 56, of Rock Falls, died Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014, at CGH Medical Center in Sterling.
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Carrie J. Muntean

    STERLING – Carrie J. Muntean, 77, of Sterling, died Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, at Coventry Living Center in Sterling.
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Janet A. Smith

    FULTON – Janet Ann Smith, 78, of Fulton, died Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014, at her home from Lou Gehrig’s disease.
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Rev. Dale E. Luther

    MICHIGAN CITY, Ind. – The Rev. Dale Eugene Luther, 82 of Michigan City, formerly of Dixon, passed away Monday, Sept. 8, 2014, at St. Anthony Hospital ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Kathryn C. Foster

    AMBOY – Kathryn C. Foster, 75, of Amboy, died Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014, at KSB Hospital in Dixon after a sudden illness.
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Laura Cripe

    ROCK FALLS – Laura Cripe, 46, of Rock Falls, died Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014, at Transitions Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Rock Falls.
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Stuart Y. Keller

    STERLING – Stuart Y. Keller, 83, died peacefully, Friday, Sept. 12, 2014, surrounded by his loved ones, after a brief illness.
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Lorraine L. Fullgraf

    ROCK FALLS – Lorraine L. Fullgraf, 92, of Rock Falls, died Friday, Sept. 12, 2014, at Coventry Living Center in Sterling.
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Mary L. Poci

    STERLING – Mary L. Poci, 89, of Sterling, died Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014.Mary was born Aug. 13, 1925, ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Lester A. Hill Jr.

    DIXON – Lester A. Hill Jr., 90, of Dixon, died Friday, Sept. 12, 2014, at Franklin Grove Living and Rehabilitation Center.
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Join peaceful protest against traveling circus

    The Kelly Miller Circus will be coming to Dixon Wednesday, performing on the Dixon Assembly of God church grounds at 4:30 and 7:30 p.m. Many people ar ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Mowing down the issues

    The campaign TV ad that shows Gov. Pat Quinn mowing his Chicago lawn with a push mower harkens back to the day when human-powered lawn mowers were all ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • From our archives: National anthem celebrates a birthday

    Note to readers – Sauk Valley Media reprints editorials and articles from the past as a regular Monday feature. The following items appeared in the Te ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • In Ferguson, put transparency first, changes second

    In confusing public relations with public governance, the Ferguson City Council took one step forwar ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Senior center volunteers appreciated

    The Lee County Council on Aging would like to thank John Walker for making the delicious food for our Aug. 20 luau supper. We served more than 200 hun ...
    Sept. 13, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Appreciation for equestrian center support

    The White Oaks Therapeutic Equestrian Center would like to thank everyone who stopped by our booth at the Whiteside County Fair this year.
    Sept. 13, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Special week will celebrate the Constitution

    Wednesday will begin the national celebration of Constitution Week. The week-long commemoration of America’s most important document is one of our cou ...
    Sept. 13, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Thankful for support of Matt Madness

    There are times when words alone cannot express how thankful we are; this is one of those times. The family of Matthew Madsen Anderson would like to t ...
    Sept. 13, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • EPA proposal would protect rivers and lakes

    More than 32 million people each year visit waterways such as Lake Michigan and the Illinois River, according to a new Summer Fun Index by Environment ...
    Sept. 13, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Not all crime statistics are reported widely

    The letter by Jeannie Eichelberger on Sept. 3 titled “Young black men victimized” is a perfect example of the low-information voter. 
    Sept. 13, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Four Downs: Week 3 H.S. Football Recap

    An SVM sports video feature that recaps the previous week's high school football action around the Sauk Valley.
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 5:19 pm
  • Rockets fall to Hawks

    The Hawks used a powerful running game, among other things, and rolled to a 40-0 victory against Rock Falls.
    Sept. 13, 2014 - 7:41 pm
  • Students sing anthem at elementary school

    Students at Jefferson School in Dixon gathered around the flagpole Friday morning to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the writing of the Star Spangl ...
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 11:52 am
  • SVM BLITZ: Week 3

    Sauk Valley Media Sports Editor Dan Woessner previews area high school football matchups around the Sauk Valley.
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 3:49 pm
  • Four Downs: Week 2 H.S. Football Recap

    An SVM sports video feature that recaps the previous week's high school football action around the Sauk Valley.
    Sept. 8, 2014 - 3:26 pm
  • Warriors cruise to 37-13 victory over Dolphins

    The Sterling Golden Warriors beat the Whitney Young Dolphins at Sterling Chevrolet Field Friday night.
    Sept. 6, 2014 - 12:33 am
  • Gov. Quinn in Rock Falls for Campaign Push

    Gov. Pat Quinn dropped by La Familia Restaurant in Rock Falls on Wednesday to drum up support for his campaign, and also to raise awareness for a refe ...
    Sept. 3, 2014 - 9:49 pm
  • SVM BLITZ: Week 2

    Sauk Valley Media Sports Editor Dan Woessner previews area high school football matchups around the Sauk Valley.
    Sept. 3, 2014 - 3:18 pm
  • Four Downs: Week 1 H.S. Football Recap

    An SVM sports video feature that recaps the previous week's high school football action around the Sauk Valley.
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 4:44 pm
  • Dixon vs. Monmouth-Roseville

    A 25-0 victory in the season opener for the Dukes, their first win at home since 2010. Click here to ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 2:10 pm
  • High demand for laid-back local duo’s antiques

    FRANKLIN GROVE – It’s so laid back, it doesn’t even have a name.Dale Stinnett and Kim Meyer, both of ...
    Sept. 13, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Blue Moo dishin' up the dogs in Dixon

    Bacon-wrapped, deep-fried hot dogs slathered with slaw? You must have died and gone to heaven. Or at least to Dixon.
    Sept. 13, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Energy efficiency programs offered

    ROCK FALLS – Blackhawk Hills Regional Council has announced Heat, Air Ventilation And Cooling and custom energy efficiency incentives through the stat ...
    Sept. 13, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Shipping store on target for November opening

    ROCK FALLS – Milledgeville native Jamison Wiersema has spent the past 7 months traveling the country for his marketing job with a Chicago-based compan ...
    Sept. 13, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Donaldson plants earn recognition

    MINNEAPOLIS – Donaldson Co. Inc. has announced its Mexico, Cresco, Iowa, and Greeneville, Tennessee, facilities have received the 2013 Master of Quali ...
    Sept. 6, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Chamber plans network events

    ROCK FALLS – The Rock Falls Chamber of Commerce will host its first quarterly members’ meeting from noon to 1 p.m. Oct. 15 at 601 W. 10th St.
    Sept. 6, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Midnight magic in Morrison

    MORRISON – Creativity might be the sweetest ingredient at Matthew Henthorn’s Midnight Cake Shop.  Fo ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • 100 years later, Verucchi’s still in restaurant business

    SPRING VALLEY – It has stayed “la famiglia” for 100 years: Verucchi’s Ristorante in Spring Valley opened in 1914 at 600 N. Greenwood St., where it rem ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Chamber hires new employee

    Kadina Hodges has been named the Rock Falls Chamber of Commerce events coordinator. This new position is designed to help strengthen and build new eve ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Rock Falls Chamber to have quarterly meetings with members

    ROCK FALLS – The Rock Falls Chamber of Commerce next month will kick off a new program for its members.
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Time for some tarragon

    Most herbs defy easy description. Trying to discuss the flavor of thyme or oregano leads only to vag ...
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • 7 delicious desserts with secret, healthy ingredients

    How do you hide black beans in brownies, chia seeds in pudding or avocado in truffles? Beat them into submission with a food processor.
    Sept. 8, 2014 - 12:10 pm
  • Rediscover the joy of campfire cooking

    The scents of wood smoke and burnt sugar remind many people of times spent around a campfire singein ...
    Sept. 3, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Exercise yields academic success

    I’m a firm believer in mandatory physical education in schools. Maybe you hated gym class, but I remember it as an opportunity to learn the fundamenta ...
    Sept. 3, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Study: Action-packed TV might make you snack more

    CHICAGO (AP) – Could action-packed TV fare make you fat? That’s the implication of a new study that ...
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • A new look for your lunchbox: Hummus

    What’s the first lunch lesson of the school year?Embrace hummus.Yes, it has a weird name (say it lik ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 4:14 pm
  • A new look for your lunchbox

    What’s the first lunch lesson of the school year? Embrace hummus.Yes, it has a weird name (say it li ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • 5 light beers to try

    As the peak of light beer season starts to vanish faster than the head of Miller 64, and the appeal of Bud Lime-a-Rita sinks even more, it’s time to f ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Shelf Life: Spicy snack bars; classic snacks; hot barbecue sauce

    n Bars with a kickGive your taste buds a kick with a Strong & Kind bar. They come in five flavors: m ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Tomato time

    It’s the bruschetta phase of summer for Ariel Pressman, which makes him a happy farmer. He stands in ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 1:15 am
 

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