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Would It Be Better For White Pines to Run Woodcote?  Yes and No

Would It Be Better For White Pines to Run Woodcote? Yes and No

Would Woodcote at Lowell Park be better off if it was ran by the folks at White Pines? This is a question the Dixon Park District and Board will be examining.  Executive Director Duane Long said they have been in very preliminary discussions with White Pines.  Long said with White Pines running the rental of…

Carroll County Deputies Investigating Burglary of Firearms and Other Items

Carroll County Deputies Investigating Burglary of Firearms and Other Items

The Sheriff’s Department is investigating a residential burglary that occurred on Dean Road, north of Savanna. Sometime on or around June 23rd unknown persons forced entry into a residence. Taken from the residence were numerous items including firearms, trail cameras, Bushnell Laser Rangefinder, Ten Point Elite Stealth crossbow as well as miscellaneous ATV and hunting…

Dixon Police Looking for Driver Who Fled Injury Accident

Dixon Police Looking for Driver Who Fled Injury Accident

The Dixon Police Department is asking the public for assistance locating a subject who is wanted in connection of leaving the scene of a Personal Injury Traffic Accident. On June 6, 2018 at approximately 12:54 a.m., the Dixon Police Department responded to a call of traffic accident that occurred in the 1000 block of South…

Driver Charged With DUI Following Single Vehicle Crash

Driver Charged With DUI Following Single Vehicle Crash

The Illinois State Police investigated a one-vehicle crash early Friday at 12:19 a.m. on IL Route 251 at Holcomb Road in Ogle County. 24 year old William R. Felse of Rochelle, was traveling southbound in his vehicle when he failed to negotiate a curve, drove off the roadway, and struck a utility pole. Lynn Scott…

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Newman C.C. 2018 IHSA Football Schedule

Newman C.C. 2018 IHSA Football Schedule

As longtime Newman Central Catholic Head Football Coach Mike Papoccia prepares for his 39th season as Head Coach, the Comets have a very interesting schedule heading into the 2018 season. The Comets will play five games at Roscoe Eades Stadium this season, but three of those games will be held on a Saturday evening including…

Dixon Lands Harmann as the New Head Boys Basketball Coach

Dixon Lands Harmann as the New Head Boys Basketball Coach

Dixon High School, on Wednesday night, hired Chris Harmann to take over the Head Boys Basketball Coach position. Harmann becomes the 21st Head Boys Basketball Coach in Dixon High School history. Harmann was a longtime Assistant Varsity Coach at Quincy High School before accepting the head job at Dixon High School. Harmann takes over for…

Men’s Lincoln Highway Golf Tournament Set to Begin Saturday at Lost Nation

Men’s Lincoln Highway Golf Tournament Set to Begin Saturday at Lost Nation

The 96th Annual Men’s Lincoln Highway Golf Tournament will be held this Saturday and Sunday at Lost Nation Golf Club in Dixon. The Tournament will begin at 8am on Saturday morning. There will be ten teams at this year’s Men’s Lincoln Highway Tournament. Defending Team Champions Fairways Golf Course, out of Rochelle, will be back…

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No winner in Mega Millions as prize surges to $493 million

No winner in Mega Millions as prize surges to $493 million

Emilie Richardson/ABC News(NEW YORK) — There were no winners in Friday night’s drawing of one of the largest totals in the history of the Mega Millions lottery. The jackpot will now be at least $493 million in next Tuesday’s drawing.It’s possible the total will surge over the half-billion mark, based on ticket sales.The $493 million…

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