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Coronavirus cases continue to decline across the region.
Property transfers for Whiteside, Lee and Ogle counties, filed Sept. 9-16
Three men are dead following a single-vehicle crash shortly after 11 p.m. Sunday on Prophetstown Road near Gaulrapp Road in rural Rock Falls, the Whiteside County Sheriff’s Department said in a news release this morning.
A 67-year-old bicyclist from Clinton, Iowa was hit and killed Wednesday on state Route 78/Waller Road near Fulton, the Whiteside County Sheriff’s Department said in a news release Friday.
A Milledgeville man's trial is postponed three more months.
Homeowners and renters in the unincorporated neighborhood of Yeowardsville, off U.S. Route 30 just east of Rock Falls city limits, could be facing misdemeanor charges if they don’t clean up their trashy yards.
Project could bring reliable internet to 21,000 residents in Whiteside County.
The trial of a Milledgeville man accused of driving with a BAC nearly three times the legal limit when hit a car in August 2018, resulting in the death of the driver three days later, is postponed three more months.
Whiteside County is at low risk for community spread and Lee, Ogle and Carroll counties are at medium risk.
Property transfers for Whiteside, Lee and Ogle counties filed Sept. 2-9
The grants are through the Research in Illinois to Spur Economic Recovery, or RISE, program, to create or update economic plans to promote economic recovery.
Smith, who was freed on bond on Aug. 22, 2016, and now lives in Mercer County, was convicted of the lesser charge and sentenced to four years’ probation, with two and a half years of periodic imprisonment.
The Whiteside County Health Department is offering the updated Moderna and Pfizer COVID-19 bivalent booster doses at its clinic at 1300 W. Second St. in Rock Falls.
Ogle and Carroll counties are back up to high risk.
Conservation is at work at nursery trying to bring back prairie plants lost to time.