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Sterling man found dead at work

  STERLING –  A Sterling man was found dead at his work place on Tuesday. According to the Sterling Police Department, 46-year-old David C. Hanna was found unresponsive at Sterling Steel Company just before 7 a.m. on Tuesday. He was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Whiteside ...Read more

Lee County Deputy Honored For Life-Saving Heroics

DIXON – A Lee County Deputy was honored by the Sheriff’s Department for his actions in August that helped an Amboy man with a medical condition.  Sheriff John Simonton announced Thursday that back in the early morning hours of August 26th a man in front of a business in Amboy called ...Read more

Woodland High School presents new gymnasium

STREATOR – Woodland High School celebrated the grand opening of their new gymnasium. On Wednesday evening, members of Woodland High School and city officials celebrated the opening of the Warriors Gymnasium with a ribbon cutting and tour. Superintendent Ryan McGuckin says the two year ...Read more