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  • Dixon City Council straightens out liquor licenses, raises fees

    The Dixon City Council hiked fees and reshuffled its liquor licenses to put businesses in their correct categories Monday.
    March 20, 2017 - 11:53 pm
  • Sterling man accused of dealing crack

    STERLING – A 38-year-old Sterling man was arrested Monday afternoon and charged with dealing crack cocaine.
    March 21, 2017 - 11:27 am
  • Food for thought: Agencies join to create summer food program in Lee County

    United Way of Lee County has partnered with several community organizations to bring a summer food program to Dixon.
    March 21, 2017 - 9:08 am
  • Outdoor fun in Dixon? Chalk it up to spring

    Siblings Sophie (left), 9, Camryn, 12, and Zach Bennett, 14, work on their chalk masterpieces Monday outside of their Dixon home. The three were takin ...
    March 20, 2017 - 11:03 pm
  • Dixon woman charged in 4-year-old heroin overdose

    DIXON – A 59-year-old Dixon woman who police say 4 years ago gave a fatal injection of heroin to a man with whom she lived is in Lee County Jail on $1 ...
    March 20, 2017 - 11:05 pm
  • Plenty of spring in spring break

    Shorts and a game of hoops? It must be spring. Gabriel Celestine goes up for a dunk Monday afternoon while playing basketball with friends at Franklin ...
    March 21, 2017 - 9:26 am
  • Breakfast benefits Honor Flight

    DIXON – The Dixon VFW will have a pancake, sausage and eggs breakfast from 8 a.m. to noon Sunday at the post, 1560 Franklin Grove Road.
    March 20, 2017 - 7:46 pm
  • Punishments levied for five businesses that sold liquor to minors

    STERLING – Two businesses will be fined and three others reprimanded for selling liquor to minors, the city’s three-member Liquor Commission Board rul ...
    March 20, 2017 - 11:10 pm
  • Chamber will sponsor forum for candidates

    In response to requests from the public, the Sauk Valley Chamber of Commerce has decided to sponsor a candidate forum, but it needs questions from the ...
    March 20, 2017 - 11:57 pm
  • Support groups, clubs and services

    Wednesday, March 22Childhood immunization clinic; women, infants and children clinic; WIC nutritiona ...
    March 20, 2017 - 2:40 pm
  • United Way of Whiteside County just shy of 2016 campaign goal

    STERLING – The United Way of Whiteside County came within a hair of making its 2016 workplace fundraising goal, officials announced at its annual reco ...
    March 20, 2017 - 4:33 pm
  • Support group, clubs and services

    Tuesday, March 21Childhood immunization clinic; women, infants and children clinic; and family plann ...
    March 19, 2017 - 6:02 pm
  • Students build their skills from the ground up

    MARION (AP) – Call it a unique classroom experience that demands students not only use their minds, ...
    March 19, 2017 - 5:55 pm
  • Dixon High School February Student of the Month: Darius McGlown

    Darius McGlown, 17, is Dixon High School’s February Student of the Month. His parents are Shayna Chi ...
    March 19, 2017 - 6:41 pm
  • Public invited to meet Sterling police dog Saturday

    STERLING – The public is invited to meet the newest – and cutest – member of the city’s police force on Saturday.
    March 19, 2017 - 6:40 pm
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