Author Archives: Tim

Two Car Head-on Crash Claims Life of Walnut Man

Two Car Head-on Crash Claims Life of Walnut Man

Whiteside County Deputies were dispatched to Illinois Route 40 at the Green River Bridge north of Osage Road around 5:30 Wednesday evening for a two vehicle crash with injuries. Upon investigation it was learned a vehicle driven by 49 yearold Alan E. Thompson of Deer Grove was traveling northbound on IL Route 40  while another…Read more »

It Was a Howling Good Time for Canine Costume Contest in Oregon

It Was a Howling Good Time for Canine Costume Contest in Oregon

The Oregon Park District hosted the annual Howl’oween Canine Costume Contest at Wiggly Field Dog Park.  The event was co-sponsored by Pines Meadow Vet Clinic. Dog lovers really enjoy this annual event.  Who can resist adorable canines in their costumes?  Organizers say this year most participants had store bought costumes.  They also said the dogs…Read more »

Whiteside County Reports 3 Deaths From Covid-19 as Well as 50 Positive Cases

Whiteside County Reports 3 Deaths From Covid-19 as Well as 50 Positive Cases

The Whiteside County Health Department announced 3 deaths (2)80s, (1)90+on Wednesday. They also announced 50 new laboratories confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Whiteside County as well as 20 recoveries. Cases: (4) Under 20, (4)20s, (9)30s, (7)40s, (9)50s, (8)60s, (1)70s, (8)80+. The Lee County Health Department reported 15 new positives Wednesday and 8 residents were released…Read more »

Sauk Valley College to Host Virtual Job Fair

Sauk Valley College to Host Virtual Job Fair

Sauk Valley Community College will host a virtual job fair on Wednesday, October 28. Area employers will be available 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. for networking and discussing open positions. The public is invited to participate and network with local manufacturing employers during this virtual event. Learn about available…Read more »

Whiteside County Health Reports Death of 90 Year Old Covid Patient

Whiteside County Health Reports Death of 90 Year Old Covid Patient

The Whiteside County Health Department announced the death of an individual in their 90s due to Covid-19.   It was also announced 11 new laboratory confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Whiteside County. The department also announced 30 recoveries. Cases: (3) Under 20, (1)20s, (1)30s, (2)40s, (1)50s, (1)60s, (2)70s. The Ogle County Health Department reported 35 new…Read more »