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Since 1949, WSDR 1240AM has been serving the three county area with the area's leading agriculture, news, and local information.



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State Police

ILLINOIS STATE POLICE INVESTIGATE FATAL PEDESTRIAN CRASH Sterling, IL –   The Illinois State Police responded to 1591 IL Route 251 in rural Steward on 11/19/2018 at 6:52 p.m. after re...

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Rock Falls Hometown Holidays

Over 600 love-lights glowed at the 31st Annual Rock Falls Hometown Holiday’s event that began on Friday evening.  The Love-light Tree is adorned with lights to honor those who have passed a...

Read More "The Pulse" November 19th

In today's edition of the Pulse, Sam Woolsey discusses the Sterling Golden Warrior's run through the class 5A playoffs, the Bears victory over the Vikings, and the NFL playoff picture! &nbs...

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Interview with A Country Legend

Interview with A Country Legend   Friday November 16th was an extraordinary morning on WSDR. Country legend Leroy VanDyke called the station and spent about 15 minutes on the air disc...

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Public Inspection File: Here


Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below.


Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system, should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322888-835-5322(TTY), or


Public File Liaison:


James Jones - General Manager

(815) 625-3400 |

3101 Freeport Rd

Sterling, IL 61081

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