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Leadership Awards

Eighth grade students, Nick Tarr and Brooklyn Whelchel, were both honored with the Illinois Principals Association Leadership Award on May 12, at the Dixon Elks.

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Grady awarded scholarship

AMBOY — Megan Grady, Amboy High School Class of 2017, is the recipient of the James J. Braida Teacher Scholarship. She is the daughter of Jim and Linda Grady.

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2017 Lee County 4-H Ambassadors Named

LEE COUNTY – On Wednesday, May 31 at the Amboy Community Building, members of Lee County 4-H and their friends and family gathered to watch the first 4-H Ambassadors Contest.

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  • Obituaries

    Jacque H. Edwards

    STERLING- Jacque H. Edwards, 88, died peacefully Sunday, June 11, 2017 at Regency Care of Sterling.

  • Obituaries

    Mark Edward Knie

    POLO — Mark Edward Knie, 63 of Polo, passed away on May 30, 2017 with family by his side at the Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center in LaCrosse, Wis. A Celebration of Life will be held at 2 p.m., on June 24, 2017, at the Polo Church of the Brethren.

  • Sports

    Walnut 5K to benefit ALS Research

    WALNUT – The Walnut 5K Run/Walk for ALS Research (Lou Gehrig’s Disease) will be Saturday, July 1. The run/walk starts at 8 a.m. in front of the Bureau Valley North Junior High.

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    Police chase ends in arrest

    LEE COUNTY — On Monday June 12, at 11:46 p.m., a Lee County Sheriff Deputy attempted to stop a 2009 Infinity sedan for speeding 75 mph in a 55 mph zone on US Route 30 near Hoyle Road.