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  • Group will filter input on Dixon schools facilities plan

    DIXON – The leadership group seeking community input on the Dixon School District's long-range facility plan also will determine which options are off ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 10:16 pm
  • Hit-and-run suspects now jailed in Illinois

    MORRISON – Two Rock Falls men charged in an April hit-and-run accident that left a Sterling man critically injured are behind bars in Illinois.
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 10:16 pm
  • Smiddy writes check to Tampico day care

    TAMPICO – State Rep. Mike Smiddy was in town Thursday to visit a new day care center and write a check to the hosts.
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 6:35 pm
  • A dig that bears fruit in Sterling

    MORRISON – Two Rock Falls men charged in an April hit-and-run accident that left a Sterling man critically injured are behind bars in Illinois.
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 10:16 pm
  • Community work day for Wipfli employees

    Kreider Services client Jacob Hoak carries a shovel full of dirt to a waiting wheelbarrow Thursday morning at a south Dixon work site. Hoak was lendin ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 9:55 pm
  • Comcast closing Rock Falls service office

    ROCK FALLS – Time is running out for local Comcast customers to pay their bills at the company’s service center at U.S. Route 30 and 13th Avenue.
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 9:19 pm
  • Top 5 things to do this weekend

    Score up some fun in DixonDIXON – The Metropolis Symphony of Chicago will perform music from "Star W ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 3:35 pm
  • 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
  • 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. 18, 2014 - 10:09 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. 18, 2014 - 10:12 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 - 10:15 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
  • I-88 roadwork, lane shutdowns start Monday

    Your trip to and from the Quad Cities might be a bit slower beginning next week.Traffic on a 14-mile ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 10:16 pm
  • ‘Chavez’ film sets Sterling Theater on new course

    STERLING – The showing of the movie “Cesar Chavez” this past weekend during Fiesta Days was deemed a success.
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 10:20 pm
  • Oregon buildings evacuated for gas leak

    OREGON – Buildings in a block on the south side of Oregon were evacuated Tuesday morning after an excavator struck a large natural gas main.
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Local Masons celebrate a nifty 150

    OREGON – A milestone anniversary will coincide with something new for Oregon Masonic Lodge 420.The l ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Board supports grow center, if it’s in Whiteside County

    MORRISON – The Whiteside County Board is willing to give letters of support for medical marijuana cultivation centers, if certain requirements are met ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 11:57 pm
  • Rock Falls land ready for possible medical pot ventures

    ROCK FALLS – Two parcels of industrial park land are now under the jurisdiction of the city’s Industrial Development Commission, and ready for future ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 11:56 pm
  • For some, a long road to Thomson Prison job fair

    THOMSON – Tamra and Bradley Yates traveled more than 8 hours from Lexington, Kentucky, with their 14-month-old daughter to be in Thomson on Monday.
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 10:11 am
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