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  • Rita E. Brickle-Buhlman

    ROCK FALLS – Rita E. Brickle-Buhlman, 58, of Rock Falls, died Tuesday, May 25, 2015, at her home. She was a coil finisher at Micron for about 5 years.
    May 27, 2015 - 9:09 pm
  • Jacob ‘Jake’ Harms

    ALGONAC, Mich. – Jacob “Jake” Harms, 36, of Algonac, formerly of Sterling, died suddenly Friday, May 22, 2015.
    May 27, 2015 - 9:09 pm
  • Jessie K. Vandereide

    MORRISON – Jessie K. Vandereide, 90, of Resthave Home in Morrison, died Tuesday, May 26, 2015, at the home. She farmed with her husband in the rural C ...
    May 27, 2015 - 9:09 pm
  • Lawrence Slifer

    STERLING – Lawrence Slifer, 79, of Sterling, died Monday, May 25, 2015, at Rockford Memorial Hospital.
    May 27, 2015 - 9:09 pm
  • James R. Tompkins

    DIXON – James Roland Tompkins, 37, of Dixon, passed away Saturday, May 23, 2015, at Central DuPage Hospital in Winfield.
    May 27, 2015 - 9:09 pm
  • John R. Asbury

    DIXON – John R. Asbury, 48, of Dixon, died Tuesday, May 26, 2015, in Dixon.McDonald Funeral Home & C ...
    May 27, 2015 - 9:09 pm
  • Robert Hampton

    STERLING – Robert Hampton, 83, of Sterling, died Wednesday, May 27, 2015, at Regency Care in Sterling.
    May 27, 2015 - 9:09 pm
  • Verna E. Kaiser

    TAMPICO – Verna E. Kaiser, 96, of Tampico, passed away Tuesday, May 26, 2015, at CGH Medical Center in Sterling.
    May 27, 2015 - 9:09 pm
  • Phyllis A. Brandt

    LINCOLN – Phyllis Ann Brandt, 72, of Lincoln, formerly of the Sauk Valley area, passed away Wednesday, May 20, 2015, at Memorial Medical Center in Spr ...
    May 27, 2015 - 9:09 pm
  • Vivian M. Unger

    MOUNT MORRIS – Vivian M. Unger, 94, of Mount Morris, died Tuesday, May 26, 2015, at Pinecrest Manor Nursing Home in Mount Morris. 
    May 27, 2015 - 9:09 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
  • Birthday observance planned for decorated Marine

    POLO – A birthday celebration to honor Marine Lewis Burwell “Chesty” Puller will be from 2 p.m. to midnight June 27 at Chesty P’s Pub, 104 E. Mason St ...
    May 27, 2015 - 10:54 pm
  • Cookout fundraiser Friday, Saturday in Dixon

    DIXON – A cookout to benefit Buddy Bags will be held from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday and Saturday at Dixon Food Center, 500 Chicago Ave.
    May 27, 2015 - 10:26 pm
  • Members sought for Dixon zoning board

    DIXON – A cookout to benefit Buddy Bags will be held from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday and Saturday at Dixon Food Center, 500 Chicago Ave.
    May 27, 2015 - 10:26 pm
  • Fundraiser Sunday for injured rescuer in Sterling

    STERLING – A benefit Sunday will help a Sterling woman pay medical expenses from injuries suffered in a snowmobile accident in Michigan.
    May 27, 2015 - 5:38 pm
  • Support Groups, Clubs, and Services

    Thursday, May 28Childhood immunization clinic; women, infants and children clinic; and family planni ...
    May 26, 2015 - 10:05 pm
  • Gerald R. Zigler

    STERLING – Gerald R. “Jerry” Zigler of Sterling died Wednesday, May 20, 2015, at Regency Care Center in Sterling. He owned and operated Ben Franklin P ...
    May 26, 2015 - 11:01 pm
  • Electronics disposal Friday in Ogle County

    OREGON – The Ogle County Solid Waste Management Department will collect electronic recyclables from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday at the south end of the bu ...
    May 26, 2015 - 10:26 pm
  • Memorial dedication set for Rock Falls Optimist

    ROCK FALLS – The Optimist Club of Rock Falls will dedicate a memorial to former treasurer William R. Hoefler at 10 a.m. May 30 at Optimist Park, at 14 ...
    May 26, 2015 - 10:42 pm
  • Support Groups, Clubs, and Services

    Wednesday, May 27Childhood immunization clinic; women, infants and children clinic; and family plann ...
    May 25, 2015 - 8:07 pm
  • Phidians recognize contest winners April 26

    DIXON – The winners of the Phidian Art Club's annual Literary Competition were honored April 26 during the club's literary program at Dixon Public Lib ...
    May 23, 2015 - 1:15 am

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