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  • Gerald E. Smith

    EAST MOLINE – Gerald E. Smith, 84, of East Moline, formerly of Polo, died Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015, at Riverwood Rehab in East Moline. He was a retired m ...
    Sept. 3, 2015 - 8:41 pm
  • Donald H. Schamberger

    AMBOY – Donald H. Schamberger, 81, of Amboy, died peacefully Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015, at his home, surrounded by his family.
    Sept. 3, 2015 - 8:41 pm
  • John A. Mitchell

    ROCK FALLS – John A. Mitchell of Rock Falls, formerly of Tampico, became "God's carpenter" on Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015, at the age of 99.
    Sept. 3, 2015 - 8:41 pm
  • Anna L. Johnson

    DIXON – Anna Lusetta Hetler Johnson, 70, of Dixon, passed away Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015, at Serenity Hospice & Home in Oregon.
    Sept. 3, 2015 - 8:41 pm
  • Eloise M. Voss

    MORRISON – Eloise M. Voss, 93, of Morrison, died Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015, at Resthave Home in Morrison.
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 11:12 pm
  • John M. Munson

    ROCKFORD – John Michael Munson, 66, of Rockford, died Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015, on his birthday, at his home in Rockford. He fought  a long, courageous ...
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 11:12 pm
  • Randy L. Miller

    SOUTHERN PINES, N.C. – Randy Leroy Miller, 53, of Southern Pines, formerly of Sterling, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015, at his home.
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 11:12 pm
  • Ruth M. McCarthy

    PLATTEVILLE, Wis. – Ruth M. McCarthy, 94, formerly of the area, died Monday, Aug. 31, 2015, at ManorCare Nursing Home in Platteville.
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 11:12 pm
  • Russell G. Hallquist

    DIXON – Russell Gustav Hallquist, 86, of Dixon, died Monday, Aug. 31, 2015, at KSB Hospital in Dixon. He farmed west of Dixon along the Rock River and ...
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 11:12 pm
  • Beulah L. Gentz

    PROPHETSTOWN – Beulah L. Gentz, 97, of Prophetstown, went to be with her Savior and Maker on Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015, in Downers Grove.
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 11:12 pm
  • How to Get your Kids Comfortable in the Water

    Getting your child to be comfortable in water isn’t difficult as long as you are patient and take the necessary steps.
    Sept. 3, 2015 - 3:31 pm
  • Oregon woman to serve on board

    EAST PEORIA – Hana Hinkle, assistant director of the Rural Health Workforce Development-National Center for Rural Health Professions, recently was ele ...
    Aug. 29, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Hardware store changes hands in Forreston

    FORRESTON – Forreston Hardware is now Koeller Forreston Hardware. Owner Monty Cotter sold the store at state Routes 72 and 26 to Gary and Jane Koeller ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 1:20 pm
  • Little Sprouts in Lanark expands its evening hours

    LANARK – The new Little Sprouts Daycare and Preschool will be adding hours to accommodate Thomson federal prison employees who work the second shift.
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 2:28 pm
  • Sloan buys area Deere dealership

    FULTON – One of the largest John Deere dealerships in the world now has a presence in Fulton.Sloan I ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 10:51 am
  • Clothing retailer coming to Northland Mall

    STERLING – Glik's, a new apparel retailer, will move into an empty space next to Maurice's in Northland Mall in mid-October, said Karyn Brouilette, ge ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 2:14 pm
  • Business owners qualify for program

    "Extra Electric Energy Solutions" is a Trade Ally with Commonwealth Edison to assist Oregon business owners under the Small Business Energy Savings Ac ...
    Aug. 22, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Schools team up with area bank

    STERLING – Sterling and Newman Central Catholic High schools, and Dixon High School, participated in the Financial Scholars Program through by Sterlin ...
    Aug. 22, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • The benefit of kids playing on teams

    It’s hard to drive anywhere now and not see a youth swimming or soccer practice. You can’t even see what’s going on inside of gymnasiums and the YMCA, ...
    Aug. 21, 2015 - 2:10 pm
  • Kenzley Group relocating, staying in downtown Dixon

    DIXON – A downtown storefront formerly occupied by Quizno’s will have new occupants in December.Kenz ...
    Aug. 21, 2015 - 12:45 pm

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