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Peggy Ann Collier Hostetler  SaukValley.com

MISHAWAKA, Ind. – Peggy Ann Collier Hostetler, 70, of Mishawaka, IN, passed away Monday, July 8, 2019 at her home. A graveside *service* will be held at ...



Edward 'Ed' C. DeCrane  SaukValley.com

STERLING – After a two-year battle with small cell lung cancer, Edward "Ed" C. Decrane passed away, Saturday, July 13, 2019, at home. Ed was born in ...



Morrison High School | | qctimes.com  Quad City Times

Morrison High School has selected these outstanding seniors from its graduating class:



Mark P. Dykema  SaukValley.com

MORRISON – Mark P. Dykema, 66, of Morrison, IL, died Tuesday, June 4, 2019 at his home in Morrison. His funeral *service* will be at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, June ...



'Unspecified threat' puts Morrison High School on soft lockdown  SaukValley.com

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



Morrison teen killed in car crash  SaukValley.com

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 ...



William 'Bill' Wilkens  SaukValley.com

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



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.



Oetting takes over Morrison football program  SaukValley.com

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, ...



Sherry L. Shwartz  SaukValley.com

MORRISON – Sherry L. Shwartz, 75, of Morrison, IL, died Tuesday, June 18, 2019 at MercyOne Medical Center Clinton, in Clinton, IA. Funeral services are ...



Graduation times and dates for 2019  SaukValley.com

Amboy High School: 2 p.m. May 26, 11 E. Hawley St. Ashton-Franklin Center High School: 10 a.m. May 25, 611 Western Ave., Ashton. Bureau Valley High ...



Memorial Day observances  SaukValley.com

Area Memorial Day observations, all on Monday unless otherwise noted.



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's Rice feels at home with Buckeyes  Quad City Times

Lauren Rice remembers touring the softball facilities at Ohio State while on a trip with a youth team a few years ago.



Cathy Lynn (Knox) Spates  SaukValley.com

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



Morrison Wa Tan Ye breakfast is Saturday  Clinton Herald

MORRISON, Ill. — The annual Morrison Wa Tan Ye breakfast will be Saturday at the Morrison United Methodist Church, Morrison.



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 ...



Alan J. Wieneke  SaukValley.com

MOUNT MORRIS – Alan J. Wieneke, age 73, passed away on Sunday, June 16, 2019, at OSF St. Anthony Medical Center, Rockford, IL. Al was born on June 14, ...



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 ...



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.



Artist Paul Schmidt to visit The Loft  Clinton Herald

MORRISON, Ill. — Paul Schmidt, a 1970 graduate of Morrison High School now living in Costa Rica, will be in Morrison at the Loft on Main Thursday 12:30-1:30 ...



State track champs from Morrison  SaukValley.com

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) ...



Ottawa High names Hall of Fame inductees  MyWebTimes.com

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.



Morrison Community Hospital enjoys special partnerships with the community  SaukValley.com

If you want to go quickly, go alone. If you want to go far, go together”. This African proverb sums up how partnerships can be a strong force in the development of ...



Robert G. 'Bob' Doering  SaukValley.com

STERLING – Robert G. “Bob” Doering, 86, of Rock Falls, died, Thursday, May 16, 2019, at his home. Bob was born at home on the family farm to L.A. “Luke” and ...



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

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 ...



Finding her voice: Morrison senior relishing time in spotlight  SaukValley.com

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  SaukValley.com

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 ...



Local sports: Morrison mourning death of teen  SaukValley.com

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



Looking back, going backward  SaukValley.com

MORRISON – The night started with Morrison High School celebrating the past by acknowledging the 2017 Hall of Fame Class before Friday's game against ...



ELEANOR JANE ARDAPPLE  Carroll County Mirror-Democrat

MORRISON—Eleanor Jane Ardapple, 93, of Morrison, died Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018, at Mercy Medical Center North in Clinton, Iowa. Her funeral *service* will be at ...



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 ...



ROE programs giving local students a second chance  SaukValley.com

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



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 ...



Brackemeyer hangs up cleats for cross country shoes  SaukValley.com

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 ...



High school graduation ceremonies begin this week  SaukValley.com

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



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 ...



Coaching spots open up, get filled at board meeting  SaukValley.com

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 ...



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.



Morrison teen heads to Idol  SaukValley.com

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 ...



Meet the Mustangs and Fillies from Morrison High School  Clinton Herald

David L. Pope, Sr. 73 of Camanche, passed away Wednesday, July 3, 2019 at Mercy One. Visitation will be 4:00 to 6:00 PM Monday, July 8th at the Pape ...



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.



Seniors should have health care options available at home  SaukValley.com

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 ...



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 ...



'It's a miracle that he is even alive'  SaukValley.com

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 ...



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.



Owen Oetting  SaukValley.com

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



A shoe-in for success  SaukValley.com

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 ...



Prep Report: Area teams hit the net in Thursday night action  Clinton Herald

PoP falls to Central City. CLINTON — Prince of Peace attempted to mount a comeback against Central City Thursday, but the efforts fell short as the Irish ...



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 ...



Air Force National Guard Airman First Class Matthew E. Nichols  SaukValley.com

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, ...



Jennifer L. Banks  SaukValley.com

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 ...



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 ...



Savy's Chic Bridal Boutique  SaukValley.com

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 ...



Graduation ceremonies throughout the Sauk Valley  SaukValley.com

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



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 ...



Wrestling: Mena part of wrestling hall of fame class  SaukValley.com

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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



West Carroll sends 11 to sectionals  Carroll County Mirror-Democrat

West Carroll Middle School's co-op wrestling team placed second in the nine-team IESA Regional Tournament held Saturday, Feb. 26, at Morrison High School, ...



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, ...



WACC honors achievers  SaukValley.com

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



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 ...



MILITARY BRIEFS  SaukValley.com

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



WCMS wrestling team takes 2nd, advances 11 to sectional  Prairie Advocate

MORRISON – The West Carroll Middle School wrestling team placed second out of nine teams at the IESA Regional Tournament at Morrison High School on ...



GALLERY: 2014 High School Football Team Photos  Clinton Herald

MORRISON [mdash] GENE DEMAY, 90, of Morrison, IL, died Monday, June 17, 2019 at Rock River Hospice and Home in Sterling, IL. His funeral *service* will be ...



Moline High School | Local Education | qctimes.com  Quad City Times

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



'American Pickers' delivers big break for photographer | Economy  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 ...



NSC's dean of wrestling coaches Nance set to retire after 32 years  Chicago Daily Herald

As Wauconda wrestling coach Tom Nance heads into retirement following his 32nd season this winter, he is left with fond memories of the time he has spent ...



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