Stories about Erie, Illinois
An Erie man who was sentenced to 15 years in prison for sexually assaulting a 5-year-old girl is facing more child sex assault charges in Whiteside County.
The Whiteside County Board is looking for another Republican to join its ranks in the wake of the Jan. 1 resignation of Larry Russell of Fulton.
Each school district within the Bi-County Special Education Cooperative area will conduct screenings of preschoolers on various dates from February to May 2024.
Several Sauk Valley-area students have been named to Northern Illinois University's 2023 dean’s list.
Nine area students also named to Marquette University’s fall 2023 dean’s list
Here's a collection of images showing the Christmas spirit in the Sauk Valley.
Ron Eckberg, who has visited the beaches of Normandy and written and spoken on World War II history, will speak at 2 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 14.
Local historian Ron Eckberg will be sharing Christmas on the Frontlines, the story of Christmas 1944 on the World War II battlefield, in Walnut and Erie.
Evening event also included visits with Santa, shopping, and activities for kids
Those hoping for snow on Saturday for Erie’s Hometown Holidays Lighted Parade were not disappointed – thanks to one local business.
Hanford Insurance’s entry in the popular parade included a snow machine mounted in the back of a pickup truck that blew the fluffy white stuff up into the air and onto the float it was pulling which included an igloo with the inscription “Protecting the Magic”.
The snow was the perfect touch for the evening with temperatures in the mid 40s. Before the parade, kids could write letters to Santa and enjoy other seasonal activities at the Erie Fire Station.
Here is a list of events set to take place in those towns.
Daryl Drennen of Prophetstown and Rob “Ike” Isaacson of Morrison wield tongs and tools and pound on anvils to make metal creations like the blacksmiths of decades and centuries ago.
U.S. Rep. Eric Sorensen announces funding to support energy needs, lower costs.
Whiteside County boasts 2 exemplary schools, 2 Lee County schools show need for improvement support.
U.S. Rep. Eric Sorensen, a Democrat representing Illinois’ 17th Congressional District, has announced over $1.2 million in funding awarded to 12 rural and small businesses and agriculture producers to lower energy costs and strengthen their energy resilience.