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Dixon School Superintendent Suggests Getting Back Into School Routine Before Monday Arrives

Dixon School Superintendent Suggests Getting Back Into School Routine Before Monday Arrives

The day some parents have been waiting for all summer will finally arrive on Monday. This is the day classes resume at Dixon schools. On Monday the busses will roll, the parents will be dropping off the kids and others will be walking and biking their way to classes.  Dixon Superintendent Margo Empen says during…

Dixon Park District Back to Square One Concerning Sale of Plum Creek

Dixon Park District Back to Square One Concerning Sale of Plum Creek

The Dixon Park District held a rather long meeting Wednesday night as the group sat through a report concerning the recent audit of the park district. They also dealt with several other items on the agenda.  One of the items had to deal with the sale of Plum Creek.  The district had been sending out…

Oregon Officer Commended for Preventing Possibly Dangerous Situation

Oregon Officer Commended for Preventing Possibly Dangerous Situation

At Tuesday evenings Oregon City Council meeting Police Chief Darin DeHaan presented a letter of commendation to one of his officers. According to Chief DeHaan Oregon Police Officer Tad Dominski on July 31st noticed a vehicle commit several minor traffic infractions.  Dominski reportedly pulled over the vehicle being driven by a 23 year old male.…

Drivers Asked to be Aware of Kids Going Back to School in Oregon Thursday

Drivers Asked to be Aware of Kids Going Back to School in Oregon Thursday

Thursday is the first day back in school for students in Oregon. The Oregon Police would like to remind drivers to be on the lookout and to use extra caution as the new school year begins. The department says expect congestion at crosswalks and other areas around Oregon.  Drivers are reminded to look for kids…

Backhoe Strikes Gas line in Rock Falls Causing Evacuations

Backhoe Strikes Gas line in Rock Falls Causing Evacuations

In Rock Falls workman struck a gas line with a backhoe causing the evacuation of several streets in the community. Tuesday morning residents in the area of 212 3rd Avenue were ordered to evacuate and Rock Falls Police and Fire blocked off the area from 1sr Avenue to 4th Avenue. Nicor crews quickly responded to…

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Local 8/14/18 Golf Scoreboard

Local 8/14/18 Golf Scoreboard

Local 8/14/18 Golf Scoreboard: Boys Golf: Winnebago 157 Dixon 201   Rock Falls 166 Mendota 169   Rockford Christian 155 Oregon 182   Rock Island Alleman 145 Sterling 186   Sterling Newman 166 Ridgewood 176 Princeton 190   Eastland 187 East Dubuque 203   Forreston 192 Freeport Aquin 206   Girls Golf:   Winnebago 191…

Rock Falls Set to Host McThenia Tennis Tournament on Saturday

Rock Falls Set to Host McThenia Tennis Tournament on Saturday

The Coloma Township Park District will host the Jeffrey “Todd” McThenia Memorial Tennis Tournament to benefit the Whiteside County Cancer Fund. Todd was a 1983 Graduate of Rock Falls High School and played on the varsity tennis team.  He went on to play tennis for 2 years under Coach Frank Palumbo on a scholarship at…

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Police make multiple arrests after 76 people overdose on K-2 at Connecticut park

Police make multiple arrests after 76 people overdose on K-2 at Connecticut park

WTNH-TV(NEW HAVEN, N.H.) — Connecticut police have made multiple arrests in connection with 76 overdose cases at a New Haven park.First responders found numerous people who appeared to have overdosed on the New Haven Green on Wednesday, with 25 of those overdoses occurring within a three-hour span in the morning and some four to six…

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Reservations required: London McDonald’s goes luxe for a day

Reservations required: London McDonald’s goes luxe for a day

Molly Hunter/ABC News(LONDON) — Now that’s what you call a happy meal.Imagine walking into a McDonald’s fast food restaurant to find white tablecloths, a string quartet playing, a smartly-dressed maître d’ to see you to your table, and a Michelin Star chef preparing burgers in the kitchen to be served to you on silver platters.It’s…

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Police make multiple arrests after 76 people overdose on K-2 at Connecticut park

Police make multiple arrests after 76 people overdose on K-2 at Connecticut park

WTNH-TV(NEW HAVEN, N.H.) — Connecticut police have made multiple arrests in connection with 76 overdose cases at a New Haven park.First responders found numerous people who appeared to have overdosed on the New Haven Green on Wednesday, with 25 of those overdoses occurring within a three-hour span in the morning and some four to six…