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Judge Rules Milby Unfit for Trial, to be Turned Over to DHS for Evaluation

Judge Rules Milby Unfit for Trial, to be Turned Over to DHS for Evaluation

A Judge has ruled accused Dixon High School Shooter Matthew Milby is unfit to stand trial and Milby will be turned over to the Department of Human Services for evaluation. Milby will more than likely be sent to secure hospitalization and it may be a year before he may be evaluated and found fit for…

Lee County Sheriff Dept. to Hold Child Safety Seat Checks

Lee County Sheriff Dept. to Hold Child Safety Seat Checks

The Lee County Sheriff Department and Sauk Valley Community College will hold a Child Passenger Safety Seat check on Saturday April 27th. Child passenger safety (CPS) technicians will be checking to make sure your car seats are installed correctly and teach you how to use and install a car seat on your own. The Safety…

Dixon Mayor to Hold Open House to Discuss City Projects

Dixon Mayor to Hold Open House to Discuss City Projects

Mayor Li Arellano will be having an open house at Stone Bridge Running to talk about the current status of Project Viaduct Point as well as related city projects. These include the ITEP pathways along the river as well as the Depot Avenue road project. The public is welcome to come and view conceptual drawings…

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…

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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…

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Prosecutors drop charges against Jussie Smollett despite believing actor did it

Prosecutors drop charges against Jussie Smollett despite believing actor did it

ABC News(CHICAGO) — In a stunning move, prosecutors in Chicago dropped all charges against “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett on Tuesday despite acknowleging Smollet fabricated a street attack on himself in an attempt to get a pay raise.“We stand behind the investigation and the facts revealed,” said Joe Magats, the first assistant state attorney in Illinois,…

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Supreme Court divided over limiting gerrymandering

Supreme Court divided over limiting gerrymandering

dkfielding/iStock(WASHINGTON) — The U.S. Supreme Court showed little love for gerrymandering on Tuesday, but the nine justices remained deeply divided about what to do about it and whether to get involved at all.”In every redistricting, partisanship is going to have a role and always have an effect,” said Chief Justice John Roberts, during oral arguments…

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Prosecutors drop charges against Jussie Smollett despite believing actor did it

Prosecutors drop charges against Jussie Smollett despite believing actor did it

ABC News(CHICAGO) — In a stunning move, prosecutors in Chicago dropped all charges against “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett on Tuesday despite acknowleging Smollet fabricated a street attack on himself in an attempt to get a pay raise.“We stand behind the investigation and the facts revealed,” said Joe Magats, the first assistant state attorney in Illinois,…