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Orion's Lee looking for big finish at state track  Quad-Cities Online

CHARLESTON — Orion senior Logan Lee, when he's finished with his throws on Saturday, will have had what can only be described as a storied career and an ...

William 'Bill' Wilkens

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. – William “Bill” Wilkens, 79, of Port Charlotte, FL. died Saturday, May 11, 2019, at Tidewell Hospice House in Port Charlotte, FL.

Morrison High School  Quad City Times

MORRISON (Illinois) High School has selected these outstanding seniors from its class of 57 students:

Morrison teen killed in car crash

JANESVILLE, IOWA — A Morrison teen was killed and a passenger injured in a car crash Friday afternoon in Bremer County, Iowa. According to an Iowa State ...

'Unspecified threat' puts Morrison High School on soft lockdown

MORRISON – Morrison High School was put on soft lockdown Wednesday morning after staff was notified of an anonymous threat made against a student.

Oetting takes over Morrison football program

Morrison did not have to look very far to find its next varsity head football coach. Ryan Oetting, defensive coordinator for the Mustangs' *fresh*-soph team in 2017, ...

Services set for Morrison woman killed in crash  KWQC-TV6

BREMER COUNTY, Iowa (KWQC) – A 19-year-old woman from Morrison, Illinois was killed Friday in a car crash in northeast Iowa. Julia A. Walters died in an ...

14-year-old accused of making threats against Morrison High School students  KWQC-TV6

Police say they detained a male juvenile and charged him with disorderly conduct, a class 3 Felony.

Thomas John Butkus

OVERLAND PARK – Thomas John Butkus, 63, of Overland Park, KS passed away on February 4th, 2019, after battling ALS (Lou Gehrig's disease).

Cathy Lynn (Knox) Spates

ROCKFORD – Cathy Lynn (Knox) Spates, 58, of Rockford, IL, went to be with her Heavenly Father on Saturday, February 23, 2019, surrounded by friends.

Your Illinois News Radar » Pritzker replaces Meeks as ISBE chairman, appoints several other members  The Capitol Fax Blog

Tuesday, Feb 26, 2019. * This was released late yesterday afternoon, just hours before today's ISBE board meeting… Gov. Pritzker Appoints New Members of ...

Morrison: New coach Oetting looks to speed past opponents  Clinton Herald

The Morrison Mustangs have a new head coach, but it's one from within the program. Ryan Oetting served as sophomore coach and defensive coordinator for ...

Ottawa High names Hall of Fame inductees

Six individuals and one team have been selected as 2019 inductees to the Ottawa Township High School Hall of Fame. A banquet is scheduled Saturday, Feb.

Injury sidelines Orion football's Lee for remainder of season  Quad-Cities Online

One of the top-ranked football teams in Illinois will be without one of its top players for the rest of the season.

LEARN AND LIVE: Morrison mourns longtime teacher, coach

Visitation 4-7 this evening; no classes tomorrow, when funeral will take place.

Education first on and off field led Jobsts to OHS Hall of Fame

The adage that for a coach, the field, diamond or court is his or her classroom is certainly true to Tim and Tom Jobst, two of this year's inductees to the Ottawa ...

High school graduation ceremonies begin this week

High school graduations begin this week all across the Sauk Valley. The following ceremonies will be in the schools' gym unless otherwise indicated:

Remembering the Lyons-Fulton High Bridge  Clinton Herald

On Opening Day, July 4, 1891, over 23000 people crossed the new bridge beginning with a parade of officials, marching bands, fraternal organizations, and ...

New coach, players ready to take over for Morrison

Michael Budka may be new to the. Morrison baseball team this year, but the program is not new to him. The Mustangs' new head coach has heard plenty of ...

Bringing cheer to Resthave Home  Prairie Advocate

Morrison High School football players and cheerleaders recently put on a pep rally for residents at Resthave Home in Morrison. The cheerleaders performed ...

David J. Green

MORRISON – David J. Green, 45, of Morrison, died Tuesday, May 8, 2018, at Morrison Community Hospital. David was born April 1, 1973, in Clinton, Iowa, the ...

Finding her voice: Morrison senior relishing time in spotlight

MORRISON – For her next trick, soprano Allison Houldson will fit her big, jaw-dropping voice into a classroom. It will be quite the dynamic shift from Saturday, ...

John 'Jack' Stoudt

MORRISON – Jack Stoudt, longtime resident of Morrison, passed away late in the evening of his 84th birthday, Sunday, July 2, 2017, at Seven Lakes Memory ...

Richard "Dick" A. Lamb | Obituaries |  Quad City Times

June 3, 1941-July 27, 2018. FULTON, Ill. - Richard 'Dick' A. Lamb, 77, of Fulton, died Friday, July 27, 2018, at his home. The funeral *service* will be 12 noon ...

Homecoming kings and queens at Resthave Home  Prairie Advocate

Staff, residents and families at Resthave Home in Morrison recently picked homecoming kings and queens. Assisted Living royalty were Queen Margie Davis ...

State track champs from Morrison

Members of Morrison High School's seventh-grade boys track team won the state track championship May 11 and 12 in East Peoria. Competitors are (from left) ...

Coaching spots open up, get filled at board meeting

MORRISON – For a brief moment during Thursday's school board meeting at Morrison High School, its athletic program was looking to fill five head coaching ...

Evelyn C. Landheer

MORRISON – Evelyn C. Landheer, 95, of Resthave Home in Morrison, died Wednesday, April 18, 2018, at Resthave. Evelyn was born May 29, 1922, in Fulton, ...

Iowa-bound Orion standout Lee to play prep football finale in Hawaii  Quad-Cities Online

ORION — After signing his national letter of intent Wednesday, Logan Lee took photos with friends and family, the excitement visible on his face.

Suzanne Rae Auman | Obituaries |  Quad City Times

May 21, 1945-February 25, 2019. TUCSON, Ariz. - Suzanne Rae Auman, 73, of Tucson, Ariz., died February 25, 2019, at the Casa De La Luz Hospice in Tucson, ...

Ruth Reed

MORRISON – Ruth Reed, 90, of Morrison, passed away Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018. She was born June 10, 1927, to Carl and Effie (Dykema) Kuehl in Morrison.

Morrison's Citizen of the Year: John Martin  Prairie Advocate

MORRISON – When John Martin helps his friends and neighbors, he doesn't ask for anything in return. On Thursday night, the community he calls home gave ...

ROE programs giving local students a second chance

STERLING – When he was kicked out of Sterling High School in 2003, Gustavo Medrano was handed a pamphlet for a GED program.

Local sports: Morrison mourning death of teen

The Morrison community is in mourning following the weekend death of junior Payton Cook.

Leave your mark at Paint the Town in Morrison

MORRISON – Paint the Town will return for its 23rd year from noon to 6 p.m. Sept. 16 on Main Street downtown.

Morrison defends the home floor  Clinton Herald

MORRISON, Ill. — Ben Brackemyer refused to lose on his home floor Monday night.

Brackemeyer hangs up cleats for cross country shoes

Koby Brackemeyer was always going to be running for Morrison High School, but it was just a question of where. A sophomore, Brackemeyer is off to a fast start ...

Bey-Buie, Schoenfelder captain QCT All-Metro team  Quad City Times

Harrison Bey-Buie moved in from the Chicago suburbs last year and provided the Moline football program with a dynamic offensive threat.

Meet the Mustangs and Fillies from Morrison High School  Clinton Herald

Michael "Mike" Pittman, 63, of Coralville, formerly of Clinton, Iowa, died Monday at his home. Services will be Friday at Prince of Peace Catholic Church. Further ...

Morrison has experience edge in 2A title game  Quad City Times

Outside the Morrison football team's locker room, a mural adorns the wall. It depicts two Mustangs holding aloft the 2A state championship trophy, with the ...

Fillies' longtime coach remembered for life lessons

EAST PEORIA – Tammy Deter will be the first person to tell anyone that the success of the Morrison High School softball program doesn't quite lie on the only ...

Betty J. Finkle

ROCK FALLS – Betty June Finkle, 84, of Rock Falls, died Monday, Sept. 24, 2018, at Citadel of Sterling. She was born Sept. 15, 1934, in Elgin, the daughter of ...

Morrison's Smith digs in to become complete athlete, person  Quad City Times

When Cory Bielema first saw Jason Smith on the field, he wasn't overly impressed.

Morrison freshman Lauren Rice's college future already set  Quad City Times

Lauren Rice has a lot to worry about over the next few years — learning how to drive, getting rid of the braces, homecomings and proms, all the experiences a.

Morrison students mourn classmate  Clinton Herald

MORRISON, Ill. — Morrison High School students and faculty are trying to pick up the pieces after losing one of their own in a car crash over the weekend.

Morrison teen heads to Idol

MORRISON – You might know his face from the Whiteside County Fair, where he's been singing the national anthem every year since he was 12. Or you might ...

'It's a miracle that he is even alive'

MORRISON – That Alex Cartwright is even living today is a blessing, his mother, Diane Williams of Morrison, said. It's been almost 5 years since Alex, who is ...

Owen Oetting

MORRISON – Owen Oetting, 15, of Morrison, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016.

Seniors should have health care options available at home

A recent article in Sauk Valley Media highlighting the shortage of caregivers for older Americans [“Fallout from the boom: a caregiver crisis,” Dec. 13] should ...

Mustangs hope small numbers bring big results  Clinton Herald

MORRISON, Ill. — Fortunes have changed greatly in Cory Bielema's decade of coaching the Morrison football team.

Students earn scholarships  Clinton Herald

CLINTON — The recipients of the 2018 scholarships from Mount St. Clare Charitable Education Trust were recently notified of their successful application. A total ...

Sanderson notches career-high  Clinton Herald

MORRISON, Ill. — Cody Sanderson tallied more than half of Fulton's points on Tuesday to lead the Steamers to their season's 20th win.

A shoe-in for success

MORRISON – Whether in a small Midwest town or the largest city on either coast, the limelight always finds Megan Linke. The 1995 Morrison High School grad ...

Jennifer L. Banks

STERLING – Jennifer Lynn Banks was a loving wife, mother, daughter, and sister. She cherished being a mother to her four children and her marriage to ...

Rice latest Filly to accept offer from Missouri  Saukvalley

Lauren Rice has yet to throw a pitch for the Morrison High School softball team, but she already has her college future mapped out. The 14-year-old Filly ...

SAT scores in Illinois: explore the data  Chicago Tribune

Unlike most of Illinois schools, Hersey High School in Arlington Heights scored an average 1202.3 on the SAT, one of only 14 high schools in the state that on ...

Graduation ceremonies throughout the Sauk Valley

Area high school graduation ceremonies, all in the high school gym or auditorium, unless otherwise noted:

Morrrison students show that love is BLIND  Prairie Advocate

Morrison High School's Building Lasting Impressions that Never Die (BLIND) club members delivered valentines Feb. 14 to residents at Resthave Home in ...

Air Force National Guard Airman First Class Matthew E. Nichols

Air Force National Guard Airman First Class Matthew E. Nichols graduated with honors from basic training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, ...

Annual WIU Marching Band Classic is Oct. 21  Western Illinois University News

MACOMB, IL – The 36th annual Western Illinois University Marching Band Classic, for high school bands, will be held beginning at 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21 ...

Savy's Chic Bridal Boutique

DIXON – Savana Egan wants to make every little girl's wedding dress dream come true. Her new Savy's Chic Bridal Boutique showcases quality dresses from ...

Wrestling: Mena part of wrestling hall of fame class

Mena was about 7 years old at the time, and competing in the Illinois Kids Wrestling Federation state tournament. Dieterle was his coach, and Mena found ...

WACC honors achievers

STERLING – Whiteside County Area Career Center has announced its December Students of the Month.

In death, an artist and a young woman meet  The Guardian

Without the rape and murder of a fellow University of Iowa student, artist Ana Mendieta might never have achieved fame. Mendieta's own mysterious death aged ...

2016 PARCC test results  Chicago Tribune

The Tribune reviewed the passing, or proficiency, rate on the PARCC exams across both reading and math in all grades tested at some 3,700 schools, ...

Achievers honored for studies at WACC

STERLING – Whiteside Area Career Center has announced its January Students of the Month.

Moline High School | Local Education |  Quad City Times

MOLINE High School has selected these outstanding seniors from its class of 510 students:

Artists receive certificates for exhibition pieces  Saukvalley

STERLING – The winners of the annual Student-Teacher Art Exhibit of Woodlawn Arts Academy have been announced.

Area Illinois State Scholars announced  Prairie Advocate

LANARK – The Illinois Student Assistance Commission has announced the names of the 2016-17 Illinois State Scholars. This year's honorees join the ranks of ...


Air Force Airmen Maggie C. Gille, Austin C. Seitter (not pictured), Michel W. Schwindenhammer, and Triston J. Houzenga graduated from basic military training ...

GALLERY: 2014 High School Football Team Photos  Clinton Herald

Clara Nelson, 97, died Wednesday, April 17, 2019, at Genesis-East, Davenport. Visitation will be from 9:30 until the *service* at 11:00 a.m. Saturday at United ...

'American Pickers' delivers big break for photographer  Quad City Times

Career paths often contain unexpected twists and turns. In Amy Richmond's case, the twist could not have turned out better.

Social news | Social  Quad-Cities Online

Marjorie Snyder. Marjorie E. Snyder, 205 W. B St., Alpha, will be honored Aug. 15 at a reception in observance of her 80th birthday. Relatives and friends are ...

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