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  • CTE Academy National Art Honor Society Library Print Show is back

    ELIZABETH – The CTE Academy National Art Honor Society Library Print Show will be coming to a library near you this week and will be on display until ...
    March 22, 2017 - 1:41 pm
  • United Way of Whiteside County just shy of 2016 campaign goal

    STERLING – The United Way of Whiteside County came within a hair of making its 2016 workplace fundraising goal, officials announced at its annual reco ...
    March 22, 2017 - 1:35 pm
  • Hobbick named Student of the Month at Morrison Tech

    MORRISON – Derek Hobbick of Metamora has been named Student of the Month at Morrison Institute of Technology for making a positive impact on the colle ...
    March 22, 2017 - 1:33 pm
  • Carroll County Farm Bureau at a Glance: Wednesday, March 22, 2017

    The crazy weather we have been having takes me back to the meeting we sponsored with COUNTRY Financial this February. We bought in Elwynn Taylor from ...
    March 22, 2017 - 1:33 pm
  • West Carroll FFA places third in Section 1 judging contests

    SAVANNA – The West Carroll FFA Livestock and Dairy Judging teams competed Saturday in the Section 1 FFA Livestock and Dairy Judging contests at the Co ...
    March 22, 2017 - 1:33 pm
  • Milledgeville team wins scholastic bowl

    SAVANNA – A Milledgeville High School team won the 30th annual WCCI Radio Scholastic Bowl competition Thursday at Antl Hall. Milledgeville defeated Ga ...
    March 22, 2017 - 1:29 pm
  • J.C. Penney closing its Sterling store

    STERLING – The J.C. Penney store at Northland Mall is among 138 of the retailer’s sites set to be closed as part of the company’s nationwide downsizin ...
    March 22, 2017 - 1:25 pm
  • Eastland board approves summer help for young readers

    LANARK – A remedial summer reading program for K-2 students in the Eastland School District will start in early July after approval at the March 13 sc ...
    March 22, 2017 - 1:27 pm
  • Experts: 'Repeal and replace' would hurt local health care

    Illinois health care experts say the state would face a $40 billion loss in federal Medicaid support under a health care overhaul proposed by congress ...
    March 20, 2017 - 1:57 pm
  • Big breakfast Sunday in Mount Carroll

    The Mount Carroll Fire Department held its annual all-you-can-eat breakfast on Sunday. By noon, 1,000 hungry patrons had been served.
    March 20, 2017 - 5:38 pm
  • Lanark gets USDA grant for city park upgrades

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – The city of Lanark will receive a $25,000 federal grant to complete handicap accessibility improvements to the city park.
    March 20, 2017 - 2:22 pm
  • Savanna receives IEDA funds, talks old and new TIF district

    SAVANNA – Finance Committee Chairman Bill Robinson said during the City Council meeting March 14 that the city had received $379,566.52 from the EDA, ...
    March 20, 2017 - 2:29 pm
  • Committee takes step toward allowing chickens in Savanna

    SAVANNA – A city committee will draft a zoning regulation that would allow for chickens within city limits.
    March 20, 2017 - 2:25 pm
  • Public to West Carroll board: Let us help you help our school survive

    SAVANNA – The West Carroll school board faced a public armed with a litany of issues on at its meeting March 15. They included a lack of communication ...
    March 22, 2017 - 1:30 pm
  • Carroll County Farm Bureau At a Glance: Wednesday, March 15

    It figures. This week I got some numbers I could have included in last week’s column on ag in Carroll County. In 2016, Carroll County ranked 5th in th ...
    March 15, 2017 - 3:16 pm
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