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  • Stanley E. Stockton

    STERLING – Stanley E. Stockton, 76, of Sterling, died Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, at his home in his sleep.
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Mary A. Dixon

    SEATTLE – Mary Annette Trombold Dixon, 96, of Seattle, formerly of Dixon, passed away Sunday, July 20, 2014, only 5 days before her 97th birthday. 
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • William F. ‘Bill’ Cavanaugh

    MOUNT CARROLL – William F. “Bill” Cavanaugh, 84, of Mount Carroll, died Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, at his home.
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Arthur C. Walzer

    LA MOILLE – Arthur C. Walzer, 89, of La Moille, died Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, at Mendota Lutheran Home, surrounded by his loving family.
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Stanley Stockton

    STERLING – Stanley Stockton, 76, of Sterling, died Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014.McDonald Funeral Home in ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • James C. Wesner

    STERLING – James Clinton Wesner, 80, of Sterling, died Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, at Walnut Manor.James ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Sharon K. Deter

    MORRISON – Sharon Kay Deter, 54, of Morrison, died Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, at her home. She worked at Morrison Community Hospital for more than 10 yea ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Scott S. Setchell

    DIXON – Scott S. Setchell, 50, of Dixon, died Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, at his home, surrounded by his family.
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Gale E. Ellis

    MORRISON – Gale E. Ellis, 94, of Morrison, died Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014, at Resthave Home in Morrison. He worked at various area businesses.
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Glenn J. Gray

    ROCK FALLS – Glenn J. Gray, 86, of Rock Falls, died Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, at Sterling Pavilion Nursing Home.
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • SVM BLITZ: Week 1

    Sauk Valley Media Sports Editor Dan Woessner previews area high school football matchups around the Sauk Valley.
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 4:43 pm
  • 91-year-old Great-grandmother Skydives

    Surrounded by nearly 50 family members and friends on a hot and humid afternoon, a 91-year-old great-grandmother made her first skydive at the Chicago ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 3:49 pm
  • Amboy Teachers Honor Co-worker with Ice Bucket Challenge

    Teachers at Amboy Junior High School honored Richard Hubbard, a staff member who died of ALS in May, by accepting the Ice Bucket Challenge, on Friday, ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 5:40 pm
  • Dixon Dukes Football Season Preview

    If football is all about attitude and sheer "want to," the Dixon Dukes are looking good for 2014. Cl ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 5:14 pm
  • Meet Nicom, Whiteside's new K-9

    Whiteside County Sheriff's Department welcomes a new K-9 to the force, Nicom. Click here to see vide ...
    July 11, 2014 - 5:36 pm
  • Judge reads Welling sentence

    Judge Ron Jacobson sentenced Matthew Welling to 90 years in prison: 60 for fatally beating and slashing 79-year-old Leroy Daniels, and 30 more for the ...
    June 25, 2014 - 6:54 pm
  • Clips: Victim impact statements

    Family of Leroys Daniels read victim impact statements on Wednesday, June 25, 2014. Click here to se ...
    June 25, 2014 - 6:33 pm
  • SVM All-Star Classic: Girls Game

    The Telegraph won 48-25 over the Gazette team. Click here to see video ...
    June 20, 2014 - 9:17 am
  • SVM All-Star Classic: Boys Game

    The Gazette hit 51 percent of its shots – including 41 percent of its 3-pointers – to pull away for a 95-74 victory.
    June 20, 2014 - 9:17 am
  • Bistro brings French flair to downtown Dixon

    DIXON – Avez-vous faim? Well, there’s a brand new downtown restaurant with a French flair that can ease your hunger pangs, and it’s worth stepping aro ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 11:00 am
  • rtwork wanted for scholarship contest

    ROCK FALLS – Children up to 13 years can enter the “Color for College” scholarship contest from The Cellular Connection, a Verizon wireless retailer, ...
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Employer services help available

    STERLING – North Central Illinois Works workNet Center will host an open house and employer forum from 9 a.m. to noon Wednesday at the NCI Works One-S ...
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Donaldson buys gas turbine company

    MINNEAPOLIS – Donaldson Co. Inc. announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Donaldson Europe BVBA – UAE Branch, has entered into an agreement to acqu ...
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Ogle County teens sought for group

    OREGON – The Ogle County Health Department has been selected to receive money for REALITY Illinois, an anti-tobacco movement created by and for teens ...
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Electronics Recycling Event

    The Ogle County Solid Waste Management Department, in partnership with the Lee County Office of Solid Waste Management and Secure Recycling Services, ...
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • RE/MAX realtors named to list

    CHICAGO – RE/MAX associates in northern Illinois held a dominant position among state brokers ranked among this year’s “America’s Best Real Estate Age ...
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Doh! New pretzel restaurant coming to Sterling

    STERLING – We kid you knot: Didoughs Twisted Pretzel Co. is coming to Northland Mall. Depending on h ...
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • A genteel retirement in Prophetstown

    PROPHETSTOWN – When Les and Ann Wilson were talking about what they were going to do when they retired, they focused on what they love: buying antique ...
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Car dealership, tow service opens in Prophetstown

    PROPHETSTOWN – There’s a new wheeler-dealer in town. RK Auto Sales opened in May, bringing new life ...
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Event on Saturday for Honor Flight

    DIXON – Lee County Honor Flight and Dixon police will sponsor a ceremony to honor veterans and a bags tournament Saturday between Galena and Hennepin ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Fundraiser planned for Lyndon Historical Society

    LYNDON – Built 120 years ago, the bridge that spans the Rock River from Lyndon to Prophetstown almost never existed.
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 9:22 am
  • Free festival for veterans, families

    DIXON – A Fall Festival for veterans and their families only will be held Sept. 6 at Hillcrest Farm, 5412 Lowell Park Road, about 6 miles north of Dix ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Drop off electronics, recyclables Friday in Oregon

    OREGON – The Ogle County Solid Waste Management Department’s monthly residential recycling day will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday at the south ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Walk on Saturday at natural area

    FRANKLIN GROVE – A free geology walk will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday at Franklin Creek State Natural Area.
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Firehouse open house on Labor Day

    ROCK FALLS – Firehouse Ministries Fire Museum will have an open house from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 1 at 403 W. Second St.
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Bands wanted for Toys for Tots

    ROCK FALLS – Area bands are needed to perform at a Sept. 28 fundraiser for Toys for Tots at the Whiskey Barrel, 305 W. Second St.
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Presentation on hypnosis at hotel

    DIXON – Leslie Reynolds, a clinical hypnotherapist, will present an hypnosis seminar at 7 p.m. Sept. 3 at the Comfort Inn, 136 Plaza Drive.
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Back-to-school safety needed

    POLO – Drivers are reminded by the Polo Police Department that school has begun in Polo.The Polo Sch ...
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Donors needed for area blood drive

    POLO – The Rock River Valley Blood Mobile will accept donations from 1 to 6 p.m. Monday at Polo Public Library, 302 W. Mason St.
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 1:15 am
 

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