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  • Patricia K. 'Trish' Welty

    AMBOY – Patricia K. "Trish" Welty, 63, of Amboy, died Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, at Green Acres Rehabilitation and Health Care Center in Amboy. She was a ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Francis 'Dave' Kierczynski

    ROCK FALLS – Francis “Dave” Kierczynski, 70, of Rock Falls, died Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014, at his home.
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Brett K. Christensen

    WALNUT – Brett K. Christensen, 22, of Walnut, died Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014, at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center in Peoria.
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Brian L. Dixon

    SEDALIA, Mo. – Brian Lee Dixon, 42, of Sedalia, formerly of Dixon, passed away Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, at his home.
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Erma L. 'Little Gramma' Richter

    MOUNT CARROLL – Erma L. "Little Gramma" Richter, 97, of Big Meadows Nursing Home in Mount Carroll, died Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014, at the nursing home.
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Bradley R. Phillips

    OHIO – Bradley R. Phillips, 61, of Ohio, died Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014, at Walnut Manor Nursing Home.G ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Iola M. Stanley

    PROPHETSTOWN – Iola M. Warner Stanley, 92, of Prophetstown, died Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014, at Prophets Riverview Good Samaritan Center in Prophetstown.
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Richard Arthur Barnum

    MOLINE – Richard Arthur Barnum, 82, of Sterling, died Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, at Rosewood Care Center in Moline. He worked as a Millwright at North ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Donald R. 'Donnie' Wyatt, Jr.

    ROCK FALLS – Donald R. “Donnie” Wyatt Jr., 43, of Rock Falls died Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014.He was bo ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Patricia K. 'Trish' Welty

    AMBOY – Patricia K. "Trish" Welty, 63, of Amboy, died Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, at Green Acres Rehabilitation and Health Care Center in Amboy. She was a ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Vote Bustos and Smiddy

    I’m proud to have been a lifelong Democrat, born during the presidency of Franklin Roosevelt and grew up in a household that idolized Harry Truman.
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Fire captain thanks all who helped at crash

    Tragically, lives were lost, and several children were seriously hurt in the car accident on state Route 2 on Sept 11. Words cannot describe the amazi ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Help to change Dixon; attend meeting tonight

    You are invited to attend an important meeting at 6:30 p.m. today at the Loveland Community Building. Join the volunteers who are working to bring muc ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • From our archives: Vote 'yes' on South Dixon parks

    Note to readers – Sauk Valley Media reprints editorials and articles from the past as a regular Monday feature. The following items appeared in the Te ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Burning issue of the day? Not D.C. statehood

    WASHINGTON – The other day, a few senators remembered they have rather well-paid jobs, which they ha ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Disappointed in Bustos’ vote on waterways

    Your Sept. 10 online article “Industry to seek changes in ‘fracking’ rules” highlights a major threat to Illinois’ waterways, but fracking isn’t the o ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 6:40 pm
  • Behind the Reader’s Voice: Tom Slothower

    Note to readers: This is the second in a series of question-and-answer features about people who frequently write letters to the editor to Sauk Valley ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 6:40 pm
  • Use gaming to fund foundation to aid all of city

    I recently read that Dixon is considering how to use the approximately $180,000 in revenue the community is receiving from video gaming. That money co ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 6:41 pm
  • More control needed for safer streets

    It happens all over town. I would like to plead to the Dixon Police Department to start pulling people over when they are talking on their cell phones ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 6:40 pm
  • A wonderful weekend in the Sauk Valley

    Not to be presumptuous, but I trust that you had a good weekend [Sept. 13-14]; I did.Saturday I firs ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 6:41 pm
  • Four Downs: Week 4 H.S. Football Recap

    An SVM sports video feature that recaps the previous week's high school football action around the Sauk Valley.
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 5:08 pm
  • Polo Marcos take down Milledgeville Missiles

    Final: Polo 52, Milledgeville 27. Click here to see video ...
    Sept. 20, 2014 - 7:42 am
  • Kelly Miller Circus comes to Dixon, met by protesters

    Dixon Assembly of God hosted the family-friendly event while a handful of protesters stood outside the entrance to voice their thoughts on animals as ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 6:29 pm
  • SVM BLITZ: Week 4

    Sauk Valley Media Sports Editor Dan Woessner previews area high school football matchups around the Sauk Valley.
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 2:57 pm
  • First day at Thomson job fair

    A visit to Thomson Correctional Facility in Thomson, Illinois on the first day of a job fair designed to help hire at least 300 workers by the end of ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 7:24 pm
  • Four Downs: Week 3 H.S. Football Recap

    An SVM sports video feature that recaps the previous week's high school football action around the Sauk Valley.
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 5:15 pm
  • Rockets fall to Hawks

    The Hawks used a powerful running game, among other things, and rolled to a 40-0 victory against Rock Falls.
    Sept. 13, 2014 - 7:41 pm
  • Students sing anthem at elementary school

    Students at Jefferson School in Dixon gathered around the flagpole Friday morning to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the writing of the Star Spangl ...
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 11:51 am
  • SVM BLITZ: Week 3

    Sauk Valley Media Sports Editor Dan Woessner previews area high school football matchups around the Sauk Valley.
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 3:48 pm
  • Four Downs: Week 2 H.S. Football Recap

    An SVM sports video feature that recaps the previous week's high school football action around the Sauk Valley.
    Sept. 8, 2014 - 3:26 pm
  • Department store teams up with Goodwill

    The Goodwill Sale at Bergner’s continues through Oct. 4.This year marks the 20th anniversary of the ...
    Sept. 20, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Tech savvy students share their knowledge

    STERLING — Two local 20-year-olds want to help bring Sauk Valley residents into the 21st century. "T ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 1:11 pm
  • The ‘BEST’ way to move forward

    STERLING – The Business Employment Skills Team is one of the best programs Sterling has to offer, according to Alicia Olalde of Rock Falls.
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 12:21 pm
  • Comcast closing Rock Falls service office

    ROCK FALLS – Time is running out for local Comcast customers to pay their bills at the company’s service center at U.S. Route 30 and 13th Avenue.
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 9:19 pm
  • High demand for laid-back local duo’s antiques

    FRANKLIN GROVE – It’s so laid back, it doesn’t even have a name.Dale Stinnett and Kim Meyer, both of ...
    Sept. 13, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Blue Moo dishin' up the dogs in Dixon

    Bacon-wrapped, deep-fried hot dogs slathered with slaw? You must have died and gone to heaven. Or at least to Dixon.
    Sept. 13, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Energy efficiency programs offered

    ROCK FALLS – Blackhawk Hills Regional Council has announced Heat, Air Ventilation And Cooling and custom energy efficiency incentives through the stat ...
    Sept. 13, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Shipping store on target for November opening

    ROCK FALLS – Milledgeville native Jamison Wiersema has spent the past 7 months traveling the country for his marketing job with a Chicago-based compan ...
    Sept. 13, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Donaldson plants earn recognition

    MINNEAPOLIS – Donaldson Co. Inc. has announced its Mexico, Cresco, Iowa, and Greeneville, Tennessee, facilities have received the 2013 Master of Quali ...
    Sept. 6, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Chamber plans network events

    ROCK FALLS – The Rock Falls Chamber of Commerce will host its first quarterly members’ meeting from noon to 1 p.m. Oct. 15 at 601 W. 10th St.
    Sept. 6, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Support Groups, Clubs, and Services

    Wednesday, Sept. 24Childhood immunization clinic; women, infants and children clinic; and family pla ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Race fundraiser Saturday for African missions

    FULTON – Mission: Impact Africa, a race/walk to benefit an African mission, will be held Saturday at Spring Valley Reformed Church, 10960 Spring Valle ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 10:34 pm
  • Support Groups, Clubs, and Services

    Tuesday, Sept. 23Childhood immunization clinic; women, infants and children clinic; and family plann ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Uniform sale set for Friday at CGH

    STERLING – CGH Auxiliary will sponsor a Life Uniform sale from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday in Ryberg Auditorium at CGH Medical Center, 100 E. LeFevre Road ...
    Sept. 21, 2014 - 8:52 pm
  • Moose bazaar to return this weekend in Sterling

    STERLING – Sterling Women of the Moose will have their annual bazaar Friday and Saturday at the Moose Lodge, 2601 E. Lincolnway.
    Sept. 21, 2014 - 8:57 pm
  • Skills, drills part of camp

    The Sterling Park District will host a camp for all middle-school basketball players in July.This ca ...
    Sept. 20, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Murder mystery benefit planned for Reagan home

    DIXON – The second mystery dinner fundraiser for the Ronald Reagan Boyhood Home will be Oct. 24 at the Dixon Elks Lodge, 1279 Franklin Grove Road.
    Sept. 20, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Animal puppet creation workshop

    DIXON – Students in sixth grade and older can create a lion marionette puppet from 1 to 4 p.m. Sept. 27 at Ruth Edwards Nature Center in Lowell Park, ...
    Sept. 20, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Tampico historians share food, tales at annual meal

    TAMPICO – Tampico Area Historical Society members met Aug. 26 for their annual potluck picnic at the Tampico Community Building.
    Sept. 20, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • CCC subject of meeting’s program

    STERLING – A musical tribute to the Civilian Conservation Corps is planned for 2 p.m. Sept. 27 at Bethel Reformed Church, 230 E. 23rd St.
    Sept. 20, 2014 - 1:15 am
 

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