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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

CGH Superheroes 2019

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 »

Sterling Obituaries


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, 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 »

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