Rachel Rodgers joined Sauk Valley Media in 2016 covering local government in Dixon and Lee County.
Community members will have several opportunities to receive the COVID-19 vaccination this week in Whiteside and Lee counties.
Lee County reported 18 new coronavirus cases Friday.
Lee County Circuit Judge Jacquelyn D. Ackert was recently recognized for her longstanding contributions to the Lee County Drug Court program.
The city will be replacing part of the South Galena Avenue water main later this summer.
Whiteside County reported two coronavirus deaths and eight cases Thursday.
The Sauk Valley reported two coronavirus deaths and 23 new cases Wednesday.
Faith Christian School is planning a special send-off for retiring Principal Linda Foster.
A Morrison man is facing battery charges after police say he grabbed a 6-year-old boy.
The Koloni Bike Share program is open for the season in Rock Falls.
Work is expected to start in June for an inclusive playground for children with disabilities, a longtime goal of the Dixon Park District.
Whiteside County reported a dozen new coronavirus cases Tuesday.
The Dixon City Council swore-in a couple of familiar faces and acknowledged the work of an outgoing member Monday.
The organizer plans to try again next year.