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  • Softball: Clippers capitalize on second chances

    STERLING – A couple inches can make a big difference in a softball game. On Thursday, Newman startin ...
    April 17, 2015 - 11:46 am
  • Girls soccer: Dixon, Hermeyer too much for Lutheran

    DIXON – Kylee Hermeyer redeemed herself in a big way on Thursday.The Dixon soccer team’s midfielder ...
    April 17, 2015 - 11:51 am
  • Comets hold off Clippers

    The Newman Comets scored all five of their runs runs in the first two innings, then held on to beat Amboy 5-4 in a Three Rivers East home win.
    April 17, 2015 - 11:54 am
  • Warriors win with balance

    Four different players scored goals as the Sterling Golden Warriors blanked Ottawa 4-0 in a NIB-12 West win Thursday at Roscoe Eades Stadium.
    April 17, 2015 - 11:55 am
  • Rockets win pitchers duel

    Michaela Ward struck out 13 in a two-hit shutout, and the Rock Falls Rockets won a Big Northern West game at home Thursday, beating Byron 2-0.
    April 17, 2015 - 11:56 am
  • Sportshorts for Friday, April 17, 2015

    Morgan Adolph, a Milledgeville graduate and a freshman at Rock Valley College, was named NJCAA Division III pitcher of the week.
    April 17, 2015 - 12:18 am
  • BV senior glad to join Redbirds

    It wasn't too long ago that Lindsey Hoffert wasn't even sure which sport she wanted to continue competing in when she went to college. The Bureau Val ...
    April 17, 2015 - 11:57 am
  • Softball: Comets use speed to subdue Missiles

    STERLING – For a while, it appeared the softball gods were conspiring against Newman in Wednesday's nonconference game against Milledgeville.
    April 17, 2015 - 11:58 am
  • Comets roll at home

    The Newman Comets scored in every inning of a nonconference baseball game Wednesday at home, beating the Milledgeville Missiles 12-0 in five innings.
    April 17, 2015 - 11:58 am
  • Sprints depend on good starts, maintaining speed

    The finish line comes faster for sprinters than any other athletes, but not every runner gets there the same way.
    April 17, 2015 - 11:59 am
  • Lorraine N. Dykema

    MORRISON – Lorraine N. Dykema, 89, of Resthave Home in Morrison, died Monday, April 13, 2015, at the home. She farmed east of Morrison with her husban ...
    April 16, 2015 - 8:47 pm
  • Viola M. Parkinson

    MORRISON – Viola M. Parkinson, 87, of Morrison, died Wednesday, April 15, 2015, at her home.Viola wa ...
    April 16, 2015 - 8:47 pm
  • Carol A. Hadaway

    PROPHETSTOWN – Carol Ann Hadaway, 72, of Prophetstown, died Tuesday, April 14, 2015, at her home. She was a foster parent.
    April 15, 2015 - 9:46 pm
  • Alma R. 'Amy' McElhiney

    STERLING – Alma R. “Amy” McElhiney, 90, of Sterling, formerly of Tampico, died Tuesday, April 14, 2015, at her home in Sterling.
    April 15, 2015 - 9:46 pm
  • Dorothy J. Reins

    STERLING – Dorothy J. Reins, 90, of Sterling, died Wednesday, April 15, 2015.Dorothy was born July 2 ...
    April 15, 2015 - 9:46 pm
  • Samuel Beattie

    ROCK FALLS – Samuel Beattie, 86, of Rock Falls, passed away Wednesday, April 15, 2015, at his home.S ...
    April 15, 2015 - 9:46 pm
  • Walter J. Janoskey

    DIXON – Walter J. Janoskey, 83, of Dixon, died Tuesday, April 14, 2015, at KSB Hospital in Dixon after a short illness.
    April 15, 2015 - 9:46 pm
  • Viola Parkinson

    MORRISON – Viola Parkinson, 87, of Morrison, died Wednesday, April 15, 2015, at her home.Bosma-Renke ...
    April 15, 2015 - 9:46 pm
  • Walter Janoskey

    DIXON – Walter Janoskey, 83, of Dixon, died Tuesday, April 14, 2015, at KSB Hospital in Dixon.Jones ...
    April 14, 2015 - 10:36 pm
  • Leona J. Warren

    CLEARWATER, Fla. – Leona Jean Warren of Clearwater, formerly of Sterling, went to be with her loving husband, Jerome Anthony “Jerry” Warren, on Friday ...
    April 15, 2015 - 11:02 am
  • 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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