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Sterling Police Identify Victim of Train Accident in Sterling

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 »

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Artists Receive Awards for Pencil and Paint Exhibition

Awards were presented to six regionally based artists at the Pencil & Paint Exhibition Awards Reception, October 13. Judge Dennis De Langhe recognized Ellen Mumford of Dixon with Best of Show for her watercolor “Watching Over”; 1st went to Beverly Broyles (Rockford) for “Perkins Cove”; 2nd to Paula Kuehl (McHenry) for her pencil piece “Apollo”;…read more »

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Driver Arrested After Hit and Run Crash

On Tuesday Ogle County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a hit and run accident in the 2000 block of N Rt 251. The offending vehicle was located shortly thereafter in the Davis Junction area and stopped. The driver 44 year old William Randles of Oswego was arrested for Possession of Controlled Substance, Driving Under the Influence…read more »

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