As of Oct. 3, only one of 16 nursing homes in the Sauk Valley had 90% of its medical staff fully vaccinated against COVID-19; nine others also were above the state average, while six were below.
Music, craft fairs and holiday fun — not to mention tailgate bingo — are part of the goings-on in the Sauk Valley this weekend.
Whiteside County had 522 cases in September compared to 302 in August and 53 in July.
A “Rally Against Child Abuse in Memory of Nathaniel” will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 23 at the Blackhawk Center in Oregon.
Three elderly people have died from COVID-19.
A former Lee-Ogle Transportation System manager is charged with embezzling more than $50,000 from the agency.
Availability is growing throughout the area to receive vaccine booster shots.