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 Mayor Skip Lee said it only takes a couple of bad apples to spoil the bunch. What he is referring to are the people who feel they need to feed and take care of feral cats in their neighborhood. The city has been approached in recent weeks by concerned citizens about property damage caused…read more »
The Sterling Wal-Mart and the Sterling Police are teaming up to try and make trick or treating a little safer. Thursday night from 5-7pm at the Wal-Mart at 4115 E. Lincolnway will be the Halloween Traffic Safety Flashlight Giveaway. The bags will be on a first come first serve basis. Throughout Wal-Mart will also be…read more »
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 »
Every community has roads that need repair. The usual comment is there are so many roads that need repair and so little amount of capital to pay for the work. The City of Sterling Monday night is hoping to take advantage of some good economic times and hopefully get more high profile road repairs accomplished.…read more »
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, 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 »