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Arlene G. Jacobs

ROCHELLE — Arlene G. Jacobs, age 66, of Rochelle, and formerly of Amboy, died Tuesday, May 7, 2019, at Rochelle Gardens.

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Lady Clippers head to Erie for Sectionals

ERIE – The Amboy-LaMoille girls’ track team has been assigned to the Erie Class 1A Sectional to be held on Thursday, May 9. Field events will begin at 4 p.m. and running events will start at 5:30 p.m.

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Ag in the Classroom Golf Outing

LEE COUNTY ‑ Bureau and Lee County Farm Bureaus will be hosting their 10th Annual Golf Outing for supporters of Ag in the Classroom. The outing will be held on Thursday, June 27st at Spring Creek Golf Course in Spring Valley.

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2019 Poppies Sale in Amboy and Sublette

AMBOY — Poppies aren’t just pretty flowers. Poppies symbolize the sacrifice of our service members killed while protecting our nation.

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Lady Clippers to host Regional tournament

AMBOY – The Amboy Lady Clippers will host the Amboy Class 1A Regional Softball Tournament at the high school field.

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2019 Amboy Prom King and Queen

Hayden Montavon and Breanna Fisher were named Amboy High School’s 2019 Prom King and Queen on Saturday. Photo submitted

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Amboy School Board members sworn in, new meeting location for the coming year

AMBOY – With a final vote count received from the Lee County Election Authority, the highest number of votes were received by incumbent board members, Jason Leffelman, Nichole Stenzel and Nicole Jones. They were sworn in to serve four-year terms on the District 272 Board of Education during the board’s regular meeting on April 25.

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New Sublette Board members

The Sublette Village Board closed out its fiscal year, said goodbye to two board members, and installed two board members during its meeting on April 30.

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Teen Turf Draw Down Saturday

Our 20th annual Draw Down will be this Saturday, May 11. Serving will be from 5:30 to 7 p.m. with the Draw Down to follow.

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IAA Foundation awards $106,900 in scholarships to students

BLOOMINGTON — Illinois and other Midwestern students will have help paying for college tuition during the 2019-2020 school year, courtesy of scholarships awarded today by the IAA Foundation.

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Additional Articles

  • Obituaries

    Patricia E. Richardson

    HARMON — Patricia E. Richardson, 79, of Harmon, died Friday, May 17, 2019 at CGH Medical Center in Sterling.

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    Sheila K. Clayton

    AMBOY — Sheila K. Clayton, 63, of Amboy, died Sunday, May 5, 2019, at OSF St. Anthony Medical Center in Rockford.