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Amboy headed to Elite Eight

MARSEILLES – The Amboy Lady Clippers are headed to the Elite Eight after a thrilling 39-35 victory over Newark in the championship game of the Ottawa Marquette Class 1A Sectional on Feb. 14 at Marseilles.

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Farm bureau to offer 50 cent breakfast

DIXON — The Lee County Farm Bureau will be hosting their annual Farmer’s Share Breakfast on Saturday, Feb. 23, at the Loveland Community House in Dixon. The breakfast will be served from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. and costs only 50 cents per plate.

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Shaw competes at state wrestling meet

AMBOY — Avery Shaw, a junior at Amboy High School, pictured left, placed fourth in the 195 pound weight class, which advanced him to the state wrestling meet which began on Feb. 14 at the State Farm Center in Champaign.

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Ricky L. “Rick” Ketchum

AMBOY — Ricky L. "Rick" Ketchum, 68, of Amboy, passed away on Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019.

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Donald “Don” W. Carroll

GENOA — Donald “Don” W. Carroll, 82, of Genoa, died Monday, Feb. 4, 2019. He was born June 2, 1936, in Amboy.

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Sylvan Leffelman to celebrate 90th birthday

DIXON — Sylvan Leffelman will celebrate his 90th birthday on Feb. 19, 2019. He was born in 1929 to Walter and Esther (Burkardt) Leffelman in his Grandma Burkardt’s farmhouse outside of Sublette.

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McLaughlin named February 2019 AHS Student of the Month

AMBOY — Mitchell McLaughlin has been named the Amboy High School Student of the Month for February. He is the son of Jim and Stephanie McLaughlin.

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    Dennis M. Finn

    DIXON — Dennis M. Finn, 65, of Dixon died Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019 at his home.

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    Tom Latta benefit this weekend

    AMBOY-A benefit for Tom Latta will be held from 3 to 10 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 9, at the Green River Saddle Club, 1580 Morman Rd. Proceeds from the evening will help with ongoing medical bills.