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The Dixon Arch Celebrates 100 Years of Welcoming Folks to Town

The Dixon Arch Celebrates 100 Years of Welcoming Folks to Town

This year marks the 100th anniversary of one of the iconic symbols of the City of Dixon. For the past century the War Memorial Arch, better known as the Dixon Arch, has welcomed people to town.  On April 11th during Founders Day you will be able to learn everything there is to know about the…

Whiteside Sheriff Department Warns of Email Scam

Whiteside Sheriff Department Warns of Email Scam

The Whiteside County Sheriff Department is warning there is an email scam going around about the recent Boeing airplane crashes. Be on the lookout for emails in your inbox from someone pretending to be a “private analyst”. The subject line could be similar to “Fwd: Airlines plane crash Boeing 737 Max 8″, and an attachment…

Teen Driver Cited and Second Driver Injured in Two Car Crash

Teen Driver Cited and Second Driver Injured in Two Car Crash

About 1:30 Saturday afternoon Ogle County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the 9000 block of West Town Line Road in reference to a two vehicle accident. After an investigation it was learned that 19 year old Matthew Akins of Leaf River had observed a vehicle in the oncoming lane.  Akins attempted to avoid the vehicle, at…

Demmer Says Lawmakers Do Not Care What Tax Barrage is Doing to Families

Demmer Says Lawmakers Do Not Care What Tax Barrage is Doing to Families

A recent Wallet Hub study gave Illinois the new title of “Highest Tax Burden State in the Nation”. State Representative Tom Demmer of Dixon joined colleagues in calling for an end to the barrage of tax increases in the state. Demmer says the conversation about taxes in Illinois around a family’s dinner table is far…

Two Vehicle Crash Claims Life of Davis Junction Man

Two Vehicle Crash Claims Life of Davis Junction Man

Shortly after 5pm Friday Ogle County Sheriff’s Deputies and the Lynn-Scott-Rock Fire Department were dispatched to the intersection of IL Rte. 251 and Lindenwood Road in rural Lindenwood, for the report of an accident with injuries. A SUV was driving north on IL Rte. 251, attempting to turn right onto Lindenwood Road.  A truck was…

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Oregon Girls Soccer Falls to Rochelle

Oregon Girls Soccer Falls to Rochelle

In Girls Soccer on Wednesday night, Oregon lost  2-1 to Rochelle. The lone goal for Oregon was scored by Katelyn Byerley and assisted by Hannah Donaldson. T he first goal for Rochelle came off of an own goal in the first half. Katelin Pudlas had 15 saves in the goal tonight. Oregon is now 0-1-1…

Girls Soccer Scoreboard- Dixon Falls to Kaneland

Girls Soccer Scoreboard- Dixon Falls to Kaneland

Girls Soccer Scoreboard 3/19/19: Kaneland 5 Dixon 4 Kaneland broke open a 4-4 tie with the winning goal in the 72nd minute to give the Knights a 5-4 win over Dixon on Tuesday afternoon. Taylor Harrison scored all four goals for Dixon.   Oregon 0 Indian Creek 0 (Tie) Oregon tied Indian Creek in their…

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Attorney Michael Avenatti arrested in alleged Nike extortion scheme: Prosecutors

Attorney Michael Avenatti arrested in alleged Nike extortion scheme: Prosecutors

Scott Olson/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Federal prosecutors in New York and California announced charges against Michael Avenatti on Monday in separate cases targeting the former personal attorney for adult film actress Stormy Daniels.Avenatti, who was arrested in New York City on Monday morning, stands accused of attempting to extort Nike for $20 million and faces…

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It’s ‘show time’ for Apple: News, video streaming and credit card with Goldman Sachs

It’s ‘show time’ for Apple: News, video streaming and credit card with Goldman Sachs

PeskyMonkey/iStock(SAN FRANCISCO) — So this is what Tim Cook does with $1 billion.That’s the amount that Apple has invested in developing its entertainment division, including original programming in the company’s closest approximation of a Hollywood studio to date. The company is expected to reveal its lineup of shows and movies, in addition to how to…

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Democrats give Justice Department deadline to turn over Mueller report

Democrats give Justice Department deadline to turn over Mueller report

lucky-photographer/iStock(WASHINGTON) — House Democrats on Monday demanded that the Justice Department turn over the full report from special counsel Robert Mueller to Congress by next Tuesday, while also requesting Attorney General William Barr’s appearance before lawmakers.The move to escalate the fight over Mueller’s findings could be followed with subpoenas, signaling Democrats plans to continue investigations…

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Attorney Michael Avenatti arrested in alleged Nike extortion scheme: Prosecutors

Attorney Michael Avenatti arrested in alleged Nike extortion scheme: Prosecutors

Scott Olson/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Federal prosecutors in New York and California announced charges against Michael Avenatti on Monday in separate cases targeting the former personal attorney for adult film actress Stormy Daniels.Avenatti, who was arrested in New York City on Monday morning, stands accused of attempting to extort Nike for $20 million and faces…