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.
Attribution: Wikipedia – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sterling,_Illinois
Just after 8pm Tuesday evening Sterling Police responded to a train versus pedestrian collision south of Dillon Avenue in Sterling. When officers arrived they discovered 35 year old Shalinn Donovan of Sterling deceased. The investigation is ongoing and limited information is being released at this time Sterling and Rock Falls Fire, Rock Falls Police, Whiteside…read more »
Just after 8pm Tuesday evening Sterling Police responded to a train versus pedestrian collision south of Dillon Avenue in Sterling. The identity of the victim is not being released at this time. We will have more information when it becomes available. Sterling and Rock Falls Fire, Rock Falls Police, Whiteside County Sheriff’s Office, CGH Paramedics,…read more »
The Illinois Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity (DCEO) earlier this year awarded an Employer Training Investment Program (ETIP) grant to the Illinois Manufacturers’ Association (IMA). The IMA notified area manufacturers that funds were available to reimburse companies that make investment in training their full-time workforce. On Monday, October 3rd, the IMA (Illinois Manufacturers’ Association)…read more »
During the Sterling City Council meeting Monday night there really were no major issues or problems. Most of the items on the agenda were simple. Mayor Skip Lee said the dealt with such things as approving the Home of Hope Bucket Brigade for November 10th and approved the closing of streets for the Downtown Christmas…read more »
Mary Helms, age 74, died at home Thursday, October 11, 2018. Mary was born on February 7, 1944 in Sterling the daughter of Ralph and Vivian (Sullivan) Miller. She married John Helms on August 18, 1973 in Sterling. Mary was a homemaker. Survivors include her husband, John Helms of Milledgeville; one daughter, Crystal Helms-Woodward of…read more »
Berniece Anschutz, age 96 of Sterling, died Friday, October 12, 2018 at Regency Care of Sterling. Berniece was born on March 10, 1922 in Milledgeville, the daughter of John and Mary (Glenn) Magill. She married Howard Anschutz on October 15, 1955 in Morrison. He preceded her in death on October 15, 1992. Berniece worked as…read more »