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
It is not uncommon to see bird feeders in people’s yard. It is also not uncommon to see a corn cob or the like put out to feed the squirrels who come to the bird feeders. The City of Sterling has no problems with this. They do seem to have a problem with the feeding…read more »
When it comes to the legal sale and use of recreational marijuana the City Council of Sterling has had some long discussions. Part of the discussion has centered on what regulations and what locations for sale the city will allow. However, one new ordinance did not take too much discussion or time to pass. During…read more »
Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) – a member of the House Appropriations Committee – announced that health centers across the district will receive $391,626 in federal funding. These federal grants were awarded through the Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Health Center Cluster Program that helps community-based health care organizations provide primary care for underserved…read more »
The City of Sterling announced that shortly before 1pm the Sterling Police Department arrested 22 year old Terrell D. Walton of Sterling for unlawful failure to register as a sex offender, in the 900-Block of West 3rd Street, Sterling, Illinois. Walton was taken to the Whiteside County Jail in lieu of bond.read more »
Mary Alice Arnold, age 83 of Sterling, died Tuesday, August 13, 2019 at Rock River Hospice and Home in Sterling. Alice was born on October 30, 1935 in Centralia, WA, the daughter of Joseph Gordon and Lucille (Brady) Theriault. She married William “Bill” Arnold on February 2, 1957 in Centralia, WA. Alice was a very…read more »
Larry Dean Buchanan, age 58, of Sterling, was killed in a construction accident on Thursday, August 8th, 2019 in Wyoming. Larry was born on October 15th, 1960 in Mooresville, N.C., the son of Ira and Gladys (Mayberry) Buchanan. He married Connie Sue Grenoble on June 9th, 2018 in Rockfalls after being together for 13 years…read more »