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  • Support Groups, Clubs, and Services

    Friday, Sept. 19Childhood immunization clinic; women, infants and children clinic; and family planni ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Folk music, camping this weekend at Who Else

    NELSON – The ninth annual Folk Festival will be Friday through Sunday at Who Else Land, 126 Anderson Drive.
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Scarecrow Festival will feature wrestling show in Dixon

    DIXON – The 18th annual Scarecrow Festival returns from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 27 in downtown Dixon. 
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Emotions mount on final day of Scottish campaign

    EDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) – For Scots, Wednesday was a day of excitement, apprehension, and a flood o ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • House grudgingly OKs arms for Syrian rebels

    WASHINGTON (AP) – The Republican-controlled House voted grudgingly to give the administration author ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Iraq premier nixes US ground troops

    BAGHDAD (AP) – Iraq’s new prime minister ruled out stationing U.S. ground troops in his country, chi ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • West Frankfort man convicted of burning girlfriend

    BENTON (AP) – A southern Illinois judge on Tuesday convicted a West Frankfort man of setting his girlfriend on fire.
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Highland teachers strike for 5th school day

    HIGHLAND (AP) – A teacher strike in southwestern Illinois’ Highland School District continued for th ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Faculty group endorse U of I medical school plan

    URBANA (AP) – A committee of faculty members at the University of Illinois' Urbana-Champaign campus ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • 2014 MacArthur ‘genius grant’ winners unveiled

    CHICAGO (AP) – A professor whose research is helping a California police department improve its stra ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Dixon School Board approves budget

    DIXON – At its Wednesday meeting, the Dixon School Board unanimously approved the 2015 fiscal year budget, which includes a $1.4 million deficit in th ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 10:49 pm
  • Soccer competition in Dixon hardly just for kicks

    Loni Osmani, 9, of Dixon takes a shot on goal during the Knights of Columbus Soccer Challenge on Wednesday afternoon at The Meadows. Fifteen boys and ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 10:04 pm
  • Circus visits Dixon Assembly of God

    Rebecca Ostroff performs high above the ground in an aerial display of artistry Wednesday during the Kelly Miller Circus performance at Dixon Assembly ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 10:36 pm
  • Dixon Main Street still in 'transition phase'

    DIXON – Dixon Main Street intends to find the right person, rather than make a quick hire for its next executive director.
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 10:16 pm
  • Scarletta bringing its brand of country back to Sterling

    Scarletta, the country band set to perform at 9 p.m. Saturday at Champs Sport Bar & Grill, has a simple goal when it comes to music: Keep the fans hap ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 6:22 pm
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