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Sterling is a city in Whiteside County, Illinois, United States. The population was 15,370 at the 2010 census, down from 15,451 in 2000. Formerly nicknamed “Hardware Capital of the World”, Sterling has long been associated with manufacturing and the steel industry.

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Sterling News

Sterling Police Brinkley Pizza

Many People Come Out to Support Brinkley Monday Night at Fundraiser

Monday night the Sterling Police Departments Comfort Dog Brinkley was the star attraction and several members of the Sterling Police Department and even Mayor Skip Lee were servants of the people in a different kind of way. At Pizza Ranch it was Brinkley night with some of the sales, all of the tips and other…read more »


Sterling City Clerk Best in the Land

When it comes to city clerk’s it seems the City of Sterling has a real gem and they have something to crow about. Marie Rombouts has been named the 2018 Rosemary Coughlin Clerk of the Year by the Northwestern Illinois Municipal Clerks Association. Mayor Skip Lee said they are proud of Marie and her dedicated…read more »

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Sterling Police to Hold Fundraiser for Brinkley

The Sterling Police Department will be holding a fundraiser to help with Brinkley, the departments comfort dog. The event will be held at Pizza Ranch at 3900 E. Lincolnway in Sterling on Monday December 0th from 5-9pm. Mayor Skip Lee, Chief Tim Morgan and members of the Sterling Police Department will be on hand busing…read more »

Sterling Obituaries


James Morgan Sr

James Morgan, Sr., age 93, of Sterling, died Sunday, December 9, 2018 at Morningside of Sterling. James was born December 29, 1924 in Sterling the son of John and Clara (Ammon) Morgan.  He married Deloras Russell on July 18, 1942 in Kahoka, Mo. and later served in the US Navy during WWII.  He was employed…read more »

Barbara G. Anderson

Barbara G. Anderson, 87, of Sterling, died on Monday, December 3, 2018 at Heritage Woods in Sterling. She was born on February 10, 1931 in Sterling to Darhal and Effie (Thome) Pollock. She married Everett F. Anderson on April 2, 1948 in Sterling.  He preceded her in death on October 7, 2013.  Barb enjoyed reading…read more »

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