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  • Jean C. Larson

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado – Jean Carolyn Larson, 64, of Colorado Springs, formerly of Sterling, passed away Friday, Oct. 17, 2014, in Colorado Spring ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 2:39 pm
  • Cletus L. ‘Clete’ Terveer

    ROCK FALLS – Cletus L. “Clete” Terveer, 91, of Rock Falls, died Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014, at his home, surrounded by his family.
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 2:39 pm
  • John W. Burke Jr.

    DIXON – John W. Burke Jr., 65, of Dixon, died Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014.Jones Funeral Home in Dixon is ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 2:39 pm
  • Malcolm J. Desvignes Sr.

    CLINTON, Iowa – Malcolm Jerome Desvignes Sr., 44, of Clinton, Iowa, died Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014, at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa C ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 2:39 pm
  • Jeanetta S. Gerdes

    ROCK FALLS – Jeanetta Sue Gerdes, 61, of Rock Falls, died Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014, at her home.Jeane ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 2:39 pm
  • Cletus L. ‘Clete’ Terveer

    ROCK FALLS – Cletus L. “Clete” Terveer, 91, of Rock Falls, died Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014, at his home.
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 9:57 pm
  • Barbara A. Kump

    LEAF RIVER – Barbara A. Kump, 77, of Leaf River, died Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014, at University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics in Madison, Wisconsin ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 9:57 pm
  • Mary Margaret ‘Margy’ Henkel

    SUBLETTE – Mary Margaret “Margy” Henkel, 88, of Sublette, died Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014, at Franklin Grove Living and Rehabilitation Center.
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 9:57 pm
  • Jeanetta Gerdes

    ROCK FALLS – Jeanetta Gerdes, 61, of Rock Falls, died Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014, at her home. McDonald ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 5:03 pm
  • Frank Hiland

    PROPHETSTOWN – Frank Hiland of Prophetstown died at the age of 97 on Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014, at his home.
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 9:57 pm
  • Support of Candy Day appreciated

    On behalf of the visually and hearing impaired, the Lions clubs of Dixon wish to thank the citizens of Dixon and the surrounding area for their genero ...
    Nov. 22, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Behind The Reader's Voice: Tony Valentino

    Note to readers: This is another in a series of question-and-answer features about people who frequently write letters to the editor.
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 3:54 pm
  • Sterling should clarify the law on ATV usage

    The city of Sterling needs to look at an ordinance regarding ATVs – at least make the ordinance to where work can be performed in the city limits with ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 3:50 pm
  • Silent majority needs to stop being silent

    I applaud the courage shown by Jane Anderson on her SV Weekend letter on Nov. 15 titled “Marriage is God’s creation, not humanity’s.”
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 3:50 pm
  • Time for Dems to stand up and fight back

    The tea party didn’t win a single contest on Tuesday, Nov. 4. The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee (DSCC) and the Democratic Party surrendered ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 3:50 pm
  • Troubled by anonymity of sales tax flier

    A plurality of readers answering SVM’s online poll said the election result that surprised them the most was the passage of the 1-cent sales tax incre ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 3:49 pm
  • Nighttime the right time for meetings

    The Lee County Board made a wise choice this week by scheduling half its monthly meetings for 2015 in the evening.
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 3:49 pm
  • Goodfellows helps others enjoy holidays

    Goodfellows of Lee County, a United Way agency, helps people in need at Christmas. We are a nonprofit organization run by volunteers. We work hard all ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 10:00 pm
  • Plan to attend fire museum open house

    You’re invited to a holiday open house at Firehouse Ministries Fire Museum from 5 to 8 p.m. today (Friday) at 403 W. Second St. in Rock Falls during t ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 10:00 pm
  • Democracy worth the wait

    In an age of smartphones, instant gratification is the rule, not the exception.Want to communicate w ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 10:00 pm
  • Business notebook: Dixon man running food delivery service

    DIXON – Sam Elliott Jr.'s co-workers wanted to see a food taxi business in the area, so they asked Elliott if he'd start one. He thought about it, and ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 3:08 pm
  • Blog: Engineering marvel

    Sterling High School's annual cardboard boat race makes me wish I'd had tried harder in school. I en ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 12:20 pm
  • 2014 Fear Book

    The gang at Haunted Haven have always been fun to work with. I'm sure this comes as no big surprise.  Clowns and blood and other scary things, it's h ...
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 12:52 pm
  • Blog: Classic example of a great photo opp

    The 13th annual Riverfront Classic car show in Dixon, which took place Sunday, is a special event. Not many times do you get park car in the middle of ...
    Oct. 2, 2014 - 5:49 pm
  • BLOG: Look forward to Mayhem in the Meadows

    I've worked on several stories with the Midwest Derby Divas Roller Derby team and always reserve a great level of respect for the team. Especially the ...
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 9:14 pm
  • Support Groups, Clubs, and Services

    TodayAlcoholics Anonymous, 9 a.m., closed, Big Book, United Methodist Church, 201 E. Chicago Ave., D ...
    Nov. 22, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Sweets, breakfast part of event

    ROCK FALLS – St. Andrew Catholic Church Altar and Rosary Society members will have their annual Cookie Extravaganza Dec. 6 and 7 at St. Andrew School, ...
    Nov. 22, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Agency joins in giving day efforts

    DIXON – Home of Hope Cancer Wellness Center in Dixon will be among agencies to participate in the #ILGiveBig Movement Dec. 2.
    Nov. 22, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Kansas State UniversityMANHATTAN, Kansas – Phillip Wahl of Rock Falls earned a Bachelor of Scienc ...
    Nov. 22, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Students at festival today

    MORRISON – Morrison high school and junior high students are in the Illinois Music Educators Association District 8 Festival today at DeKalb High Scho ...
    Nov. 22, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Artists honor early group member

    OREGON – Eagle’s Nest Art Group members will open their annual show from 4 to 8 p.m. Nov. 29 during Oregon’s Candlelight Walk in the group’s studio an ...
    Nov. 22, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Monthly events, more at library

    ROCK FALLS – December activities at Rock Falls Public Library, 1007 Seventh Ave., have been announced.
    Nov. 22, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Singers prepare for performance

    SAVANNA – West Carroll High School Music Department’s seventh annual Madrigal Tea will be at 6 p.m. Nov. 30 in Antl Hall at St. John the Baptist Catho ...
    Nov. 22, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Honor rolls

    Unity Christian Junior High and High School, FultonHighest HonorsSeventh grade: Nathan Hopkins an ...
    Nov. 22, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Polo store tree to honor patients

    DIXON – A memory tree to honor Alzheimer’s patients has been set up at Country Floral, 101 N. Division Ave., for the second year.
    Nov. 22, 2014 - 1:15 am
 

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