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John Gale Callow

John Gale Callow, age 65 of Richmond, VA departed this life for another on September 19th, 2019, surrounded by his loving family.  He was born March 25, 1954 in Dixon. Preceded in death by his younger brother Bryan and parents Maryln (Trader) and Gale Callow. John is survived by his two sons, Teddy and Bryan…Read more »

Jackie S. McCollum

Jackie S. McCollum

Jackie S McCollum age 56 of Amboy died Friday Oct. 18, 2019 at her home surrounded by her family. She was born Dec. 11, 1962 in Pomona, CA the daughter of David and Sally (Dees) Neel. Jackie was a Christian by faith and a die hard Pittsburgh Steeler fan. She was preceded in death by…Read more »

Aloysius J Dieterle

I, Aloysius J. Dieterle, on October 14, 2019, passed away at the age of 94. Born July 20, 1925 in Santa Monica, California I was the first born of six sons to Earnest and Helen (Vock) Dieterle.  Raised in Westwood, California (UCLA area, with vivid memories of Jackie Robinson), I was a very active child. …Read more »

John Haden Moore

John Haden Moore

John Haden Moore passed into eternal light and peace on Sunday, October 20, 2019 at the age of 76. He was born March 15, 1943 to Haden M. and Jessie (LeFevre) Moore. John attended Sterling Schools and graduated from Sterling High School class of 1961. He was a member of some great Sterling basketball teams,…Read more »

Florence Marie Brockman

Florence Marie Brockman

Florence Marie Brockman, 82, died Monday, October 21, 2019 at Mill Valley Care Center, Bellevue, IA. Florence was born January 13, 1937 in Sterling, the daughter of John R. and Alma (Ellsworth) Covel. She married Roy Lilly on June 1, 1952.  He preceded her in death on June 9, 2014. She then married Arthur Brockman.…Read more »

Two People Shot in Morrison Tuesday Night, Suspect in Custody

Two People Shot in Morrison Tuesday Night, Suspect in Custody

On Tuesday at approximately 8:30 pm, multiple 9-1-1 calls were received of a shooting at 507 West Main Street, Morrison. A 24-year-old female and an 18-year-old male, both residents at this address, were victims of the shooting.  A suspect vehicle fled the scene. The 24-year-old female was transported to CGH Medical Center in Sterling.  The…Read more »

Company Who Built Lee County Jail Now Entrusted With Community Center

Company Who Built Lee County Jail Now Entrusted With Community Center

When you do a good job, word gets around. The construction company, Ringland Johnson from Cherry Valley Illinois was the group that built the new Lee County Jail and Sheriff’s Office.  The project ended up being 2 months ahead of schedule and $1 million under budget. The Dixon Park District took a big step in…Read more »

Superheroes of All Sizes Celebrated at CGH Event

Superheroes of All Sizes Celebrated at CGH Event

Adult and pint-sized superheroes were celebrated on October 17 at the sixth annual CGH Health Foundation “Delicious Designs” event held at Deer Valley Country Club. A movie featuring three local breast cancer survivors and seven CGH Pediatric Rehab patients prompted a few tears and many smiles, as nearly 350 attendees were there to help raise…Read more »