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Rock Falls Man Killed in Road Construction Accident Near Amboy

Shortly after 3pm the Lee County Sheriff’s Office and Princeton EMS responded to the area of Carter Road north of Todd Road, rural Amboy for an accident involving road construction equipment. The department said in their press release that.34 year old Timothy Denning of Rock Falls was operating a piece of road construction equipment when…read more »

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Sterling School District Gets $100,000 Grant for Greenhouse Garden

It was announced Thursday that Sterling Community Unit School District #5 will receive a $100,000 U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm to School Grant with partnerships from the Dillon Foundation and the CHG Foundation. The program will create a school greenhouse garden to add fresh local produce to Sterling’s food service program and hire an…read more »

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Motorcyclist Injured in Accident Trying to Avoid Deer

Just after 6 am Wednesday Ogle County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a motorcycle accident with an injury. Upon arrival, Deputies learned a motorcycle was driven by 21 year old Devin Messenger of Oregon.  Messenger was southbound on River Road when he locked his brakes up in the roadway to avoid deer.  Messenger then laid the…read more »

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