John Watts honored for his dedicated service to the recent Touch a Truck event held in June for the first time since 2018.

Sterling alderman: Here in the Twin Cities and beyond, our local governments take on the responsibility of removing abandoned properties to benefit our residents’ health, safety and welfare.

As more electronic video gaming terminals pop up in restaurants, truck stops and other businesses across the state, Sauk Valley residents are asking the same questions: How much money is the city getting for this, and where does all that money go?