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  • Oregon water and sewer rates will go up

    OREGON – City water and sewer rates will rise three times over the next 18 months to help pay for wa ...
    June 21, 2016 - 9:10 pm
  • Lee County tables UTV proposal, amends wind turbine building fee

    DIXON – The Lee County Board today postponed moving forward with a proposed UTV trail pending furthe ...
    June 21, 2016 - 9:08 pm
  • Woodhaven thriving 1 year after tornado

    One year after a tornado ripped through Woodhaven Lakes, the resort has recovered, and it's seeing numbers it hasn't seen in years.
    June 21, 2016 - 9:06 pm
  • Tournament will raise money for cystic fibrosis

    ROCK FALLS – A softball tournament to raise money for cystic fibrosis begins at 9 a.m. Saturday at Centennial Park, 11th Street and Avenue D.
    June 21, 2016 - 11:01 pm
  • What's up with the docks? Dixon council to find out Monday

    The Dixon City Council on Monday will discuss amending the budget for building a boat dock down river from the dam, and will reevaluate the city's pri ...
    June 21, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Attorney: Hastert will report to prison in Minnesota this week

    CHICAGO (AP) – Dennis Hastert’s attorney says the former U.S. House speaker will report to a federal ...
    June 20, 2016 - 10:28 pm
  • SUV that rolled, killed ‘Star Trek’ actor is under recall

    LOS ANGELES (AP) – The SUV that rolled down a driveway and killed “Star Trek” actor Anton Yelchin wa ...
    June 20, 2016 - 10:27 pm
  • Officials identify Wisconsin woman killed in Illinois crash

    ROCKFORD (AP) – Authorities have identified a Wisconsin woman who was killed in a crash in Illinois. ...
    June 20, 2016 - 10:52 pm
  • It's official: LA Times owner Tribune changes name to Tronc

    NEW YORK (AP) – Don’t call it Tribune anymore: The newspaper company has officially changed its name ...
    June 20, 2016 - 10:26 pm
  • A divided Senate answers Orlando with gridlock on gun curbs

    WASHINGTON (AP) – A divided Senate blocked rival election-year plans to curb guns Monday, 8 days aft ...
    June 20, 2016 - 10:26 pm
  • Illinois measure would create advisory council for Muslims

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) – Illinois could become the first state in the U.S. with a law giving Muslim-Americ ...
    June 20, 2016 - 10:25 pm
  • Dixon City Council gives boat owners the slips

    The Dixon City Council moved forward with constructing a boat dock along the river with installation scheduled for late summer.
    June 20, 2016 - 10:21 pm
  • Hearings clear path for new TIF district in Sterling

    After conducting public hearings Monday, the Sterling City Council can take action on ordinances to set a new downtown TIF district, primarily for the ...
    June 20, 2016 - 10:15 pm
  • Availing himself to some relief in Dixon

    With temperatures topping out at just above 90 on Monday, it was a perfect day to cool off at the splash pad at Vaile Park in Dixon, which is just wha ...
    June 20, 2016 - 10:10 pm
  • Police: Charges pending for man who displayed gun outside Duis Center

    Two people are accused of taking part in a gun-related incident Sunday at the Duic Center in Sterling.
    June 20, 2016 - 10:16 pm
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