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Environmental Clean Up Crews Work Into the Night Following Overturned Truck on Galena Avenue

Environmental Clean Up Crews Work Into the Night Following Overturned Truck on Galena Avenue

As of late Monday night the Galena Avenue Bridge in Dixon was still closed to traffic as environmental clean up crews worked to clean up the area following the removal of the overturned tanker truck. The truck had overturned Monday afternoon as it came from River Street and was attempting to turn onto Galena Avenue…

Dixon Council Approves Final Hurdle for New Arby’s

Dixon Council Approves Final Hurdle for New Arby’s

The Dixon City Council Monday night met in regular session and one of the ordinances they passed was to allow a special use for a fast food restaurant to have a drive thru. Arby’s will soon begin construction for a store on the South Side of Dixon down near the 88 corridor.  City Manager Dan…

Dixon Council New Ordinance Hopes to Crack Down on Sale of Drug Paraphernalia

Dixon Council New Ordinance Hopes to Crack Down on Sale of Drug Paraphernalia

During the Dixon City Council meeting Monday night the council discussed and passed an ordinance they hope will help crack down on the sale of drug paraphernalia in Dixon. The council’s new ordinance states that if a person has a prior conviction for selling drugs or drug paraphernalia knowing the items would be used illegally…

Local Station Kool 95.7 Changes Format and is Now SKY 957

Local Station Kool 95.7 Changes Format and is Now SKY 957

A new sound is coming to the Sauk Valley as the station Kool 95.7 will soon be no more. The station changed its format to Adult Contemporary from the Oldies Station it had been.  Its new name with be Sky 957 and it went on the air at 7pm Monday evening. It is said the…

Tanker Truck Overturns on Galena Avenue Bridge Causing Problems Throughout Dixon

Tanker Truck Overturns on Galena Avenue Bridge Causing Problems Throughout Dixon

Drivers in Dixon were backed up for hours Monday afternoon and into the early evening when a semi-truck carrying a full load of gasoline overturned on the Galena Avenue Bridge. Preliminary reports say the truck owned by Wiersema Trucking was heading from River Street and was turning North onto Galena Avenue at a high rate…

Semi over turned on Galena Avenue

Dixon Police are reporting a Semi has over turned on the Galena Avenue bridge. Please use the Peoria Avenue bridge as the Galena Avenue bridge is shut down for the next several hours.

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Sam Ramirez State Football Championship Game Predictions

Sam Ramirez State Football Championship Game Predictions

Sam Ramirez State Football Championship Game Predictions. Sam is 145-35 this year. Picks are in BOLD 1A- Forreston vs Camp Point Central 2A- Gibson City-Melvin Sibley vs Maroa-Forsyth 3A- Byron vs Monticello 4A- IC Catholic vs Kankakee McNamara 5A- Lombard Montini vs Joliet Catholic 6A- Cary Grove vs Crete-Monee 7A- Nazareth Academy vs St Charles…

Boys Basketball Scoreboard, Dixon Wins Opener

Boys Basketball Scoreboard, Dixon Wins Opener

Boys Basketball Scoreboard for 11/19/2018: at Ottawa- Dixon 59 Yorkville 32 Oak Forest 61 Streator 40 Ottawa 60 Marengo 48   at Oregon- Sterling Newman 65 North Boone 40 Rockford Christian 89 Freeport Aquin 80 Oregon 51 Peru St Bede 39 Rockford Christian Life 69 Morrison 42   at AFC- Polo 71 Kirkland Hiawatha 35…

IHSA Football State Semifinals Scoreboard

IHSA Football State Semifinals Scoreboard

CLASS 1A Semifinals Forreston 34, Lena (L.-Winslow) 28 (OT)  Camp Point (Central) 35, Argenta (A.-Oreana) 22 Championship  Forreston (11-2) vs. Camp Point (Central) (12-1) at Champaign (Memorial Stadium)  Fri., Nov. 23, 10:00 am   CLASS 2A Semifinals  Gibson City (G.C.-Melvin-Sibley) 14, Lanark (Eastland) [E.-Pearl City Coop] 7  Maroa (M.-Forsyth) 16, Decatur (St. Teresa) 14 Championship…

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