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  • 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 - 10:10 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 - 10:16 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
  • 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 - 11:58 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 - 10:13 am

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