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  • Robert B. Jacobson

    DIXON – Robert Beels Jacobson, 89, of Dixon, died Wednesday, May 20, 2015, at KSB Hospital in Dixon.
    May 21, 2015 - 9:35 pm
  • Elaine M. Conley

    STERLING – Elaine Mae Conley, 83, of Sterling, died Wednesday, May 20, 2015, at Regency Care in Sterling.
    May 21, 2015 - 9:35 pm
  • Dona J. Roels

    SAVANNA – Dona J. Roels, 67, of Savanna, died Wednesday, May 20, 2015, at Big Meadows Nursing Facility in Savanna.
    May 21, 2015 - 9:35 pm
  • Gladys Beck

    CHAMPAIGN – Gladys Beck, 90, of Champaign, passed away at 11:16 p.m. Monday, May 18, 2015, at her home.
    May 21, 2015 - 9:34 pm
  • Gerald R. Zigler

    STERLING – Gerald R. Zigler, 84, of Sterling, died Wednesday, May 20, 2015, at Regency Care of Sterling.
    May 21, 2015 - 9:34 pm
  • Emma I. Roebuck

    FREEPORT – Emma Iona Roebuck, 82, formerly of Sterling, died Thursday, May 21, 2015, at Freeport Rehabilitation and Health Care. She was employed by G ...
    May 21, 2015 - 9:34 pm
  • Darrell D. Rothermel

    POLO – Darrell D. Rothermel, 71, of Polo, died Tuesday, May 19, 2015, at his home. He and his wife owned and operated Ag Related Enterprises Inc. in P ...
    May 21, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Marilyn A. Handel

    ROCK FALLS – Marilyn A. Handel, 76, of Rock Falls, died Wednesday, May 13, 2015, at CGH Medical Center in Sterling.
    May 21, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Elaine M. Conley

    STERLING – Elaine M. Conley, 83, of Sterling, died Wednesday, May 20, 2015, at Regency Care of Sterling.
    May 21, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Jean A. Potts

    DIXON – Jean Agnes Potts, 93, formerly of Dixon, passed away at 3:45 a.m. Tuesday, May 19, 2015, at Franklin Grove Living and Rehabilitation Center. J ...
    May 21, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • EDITORIAL: Take time to honor their sacrifice

    Memorial Day weekend.The first weekend of summer.Three days off for people to pursue happiness.Seven ...
    May 21, 2015 - 9:39 pm
  • Memorial Day's roots traced to Georgia

    During a passionate Facebook “discussion,” I was informed that John A. Logan did not create Memorial Day; Columbus, Georgia did. I did not debate this ...
    May 21, 2015 - 9:33 pm
  • Conscience protections should remain

    Lawmakers in the Illinois House are considering a deeply troubling piece of legislation that would compel medical personnel in Illinois to violate the ...
    May 21, 2015 - 9:33 pm
  • Appreciates work by former mayor, council

    I was an enthusiastic supporter of the city manager referendum in Dixon, and I supported an all-new city council because I felt the new governmental s ...
    May 20, 2015 - 5:02 pm
  • State leaders show 'dogged' determination

    SPRINGFIELD – Does the old dog have more bark or bite?It’s something I’ve wondered while watching my ...
    May 20, 2015 - 5:01 pm
  • Editorial cartoon for Thursday, May 21, 2015

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    May 20, 2015 - 4:49 pm
  • EDITORIAL: Clock ticking for newbies to learn Open Meetings Act

    One of the positives to come out of the Gov. Rod Blagojevich corruption scandal of 2008-09 is greater attention to openness and transparency in Illino ...
    May 20, 2015 - 5:00 pm
  • Correction

    A Reader's Voice letter in the SV Weekend on May 2 by Robert McLane of Dixon, titled "No to doctors aiding suicides," mistakenly listed his town of re ...
    May 18, 2015 - 9:42 pm
  • A rerun year of cold temps

    In these times of terrorism and other forms of distress, it often is the case that we tend to forget things. Such is the topic that I want to mention ...
    May 18, 2015 - 9:42 pm
  • Loud Harleys avoid tickets

    I’m just curious as to why the Sterling Police, and no doubt other law enforcement agencies, don’t ticket Harley Davidson drivers with loud exhaust pi ...
    May 18, 2015 - 9:42 pm
  • Former Dixon nurse to serve as hospital president

    PEORIA – OSF Saint Paul Medical Center, the newest member of the OSF Healthcare System, was welcomed into the ministry April 1.
    April 11, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Assistant training to be offered

    ROCHELLE – Sterling-Northwestern Illinois Center for Independent Living will have a personal assistant class.
    April 4, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • 'Silver City' part of upcoming meeting

    STERLING – Consuelo Castillo Kickbush will speak May 5 at the Sauk Valley Area Chamber of Commerce's Hispanic Business Leaders Committee meeting at Ce ...
    April 4, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Burn victim to speak at meeting

    DAVENPORT, Iowa – John O’Leary, international motivational speaker, will bring his story of lifelong perseverance from 9 to 11 a.m. April 25 at the Mi ...
    April 4, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • NCI employees earn recognition

    The Northwest Central Illinois Works honored Caitlin Holt of Rochelle and Jenna Wolber of Rock Falls with an Individual Achievement Award.
    April 4, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Open house for new wing planned

    MORRISON – Resthave Retirement & Nursing Home, will have an open house from 1 to 3 p.m. April 12 at 408 Maple Ave.
    April 4, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Rochelle hospice earns recognition

    ROCHELLE – Unity Hospice, 201 S. Seventh St. Suite 101, has become a national partner of We Honor Veterans, a campaign developed by the National Hospi ...
    April 4, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Senator to speak at annual dinner

    ROCK FALLS – State Sen. Sue Rezin, R-Morris, will speak at the Whiteside County Republican Central Committee annual Lincoln Day Dinner April 24 at the ...
    April 4, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Michael Clark of the Twin Cities Sunrise Rotary hosted, Frank Rausa. Frank spoke about restoring the Black Hawk statue and preserving Native American ...
    April 4, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • The end of an era at Bunny's Bait Shop

    DIXON – One day in 1972, Ray and Irene Hays' youngest daughters caught the entrepreneurial spirit. Their lives would never be the same.
    April 2, 2015 - 9:32 pm

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