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3200 E. Lincolnway
Sterling, IL 61081
Phone: 815-625-3600
Fax: 815-625-9390

113 S. Peoria Ave.
Dixon, IL 61021
Phone: 815-284-2224
Fax: 815-284-2078



Dixon Office

Don T. Bricker

Sheryl Gulbranson
Operations Director
815-625-3600, ext. 5300

Phone: 815-284-2224
Fax: 815-284-2078




Jeff Rogers
815-625-3600, ext. 5591

Sheryl Gulbranson
Operations Director
815-625-3600, ext. 5720

Jennifer Heintzelman
Advertising Director
815-625-3600, ext. 5630

Jim Dunn
Opinion Page Editor
815-625-3600, ext. 5511

Carolyn Smoot
815-625-3600, ext. 5654

Alex T. Paschal
Chief Photographer
815-284-2224, ext. 5540

Ty Reynolds
Sports Editor
815-625-3600, ext. 5554

Lucas Pauley
Local Entertainment
815-625-3600, ext. 5576

Obituaries Desk
815-625-3600, ext. 5501

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