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Dixon Council Praises Student Athletes for Actions on the Field and Off

Dixon Council Praises Student Athletes for Actions on the Field and Off

In recent years the sports programs in Dixon have excelled and more teams as well as individuals are competing in playoffs and state events. In recent months, the Dixon City Council has found the time to recognize and honor the athletes and their coaches.  This past Monday night was one of those nights.  Councilman Mike…

McCombie Calls for Illinois Attorney General to Investigate Insulin Price Gouging

McCombie Calls for Illinois Attorney General to Investigate Insulin Price Gouging

Legislation capping out of pocket costs of prescription insulin for those with state regulated health care plans passed the House on November 13th. One of those who voted to approve the bill was State Representative Tony McCombie.  However the bill did not pass without a fair amount of criticism of alleged price gouging in insulin…

One Case of Whooping Cough Found in Dixon Schools

One Case of Whooping Cough Found in Dixon Schools

The Dixon Public Schools have been notified that they have had their first student test positive for pertussis (whooping cough). Pertussis is an infection that affects the airways and it can spread easily from person to person by coughing or sneezing. Symptoms include a runny nose, low-grade fever, and cough that can last for weeks.…

Recovery Operations in Oregon for Missing Men Continues Into the Night

Recovery Operations in Oregon for Missing Men Continues Into the Night

Ogle County Sheriff Brian VanVickle said the search for the two missing men from the capsized boat continues. He stated in a press conference Thursday afternoon they began the search at 7:30 in the morning.  Crews were using different types of sonar to scan the bottom of the river.  He said they have two areas…

Blackhawk Statue Hopefully to be Uncovered on December 1st

Blackhawk Statue Hopefully to be Uncovered on December 1st

According to the Illinois Department of Natural Resources and State Representative Tom Demmer they have good news regarding the Blackhawk Statue. Demmer reported he was informed by the IDNR that the scaffolding and the tarp will be coming off of the Statue by December 1st.  He did say the weather will have to cooperate, but,…

Dixon School District Taking a Look at Starting School Days Later

Dixon School District Taking a Look at Starting School Days Later

There may come a time in the not too distant future when students at Dixon Schools may be starting their school day later then they are now. During the School Board meeting Wednesday night, Superintendent Margo Empen  wanted to get from the board their thoughts on the subject of changing of the start times at…

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IHSFCA All-State Football Teams

IHSFCA All-State Football Teams

On Wednesday afternoon, the Illinois High School Football Coaches Association All-State Teams announced. Here is the list of the All-State Teams: Class 8A Antonio King, Bolingbrook, RB Xavier Bonds, Elgin, WR Andrew Johnson, Glenbard West, OL LaVoise McCoy, Homewood-Flossmoor, DB Brad Walker, Huntley, DL Dominic Dzioban, Lincoln-Way East, K-P AJ Henning, Lincoln-Way East, RB-WR Peter…

Illinois 8-Man Football Championship Set- Polo vs Milford-Cissna Park

Illinois 8-Man Football Championship Set- Polo vs Milford-Cissna Park

Illinois 8-Man Football Championship Game- Friday 7pm at Monmouth College #1 Milford-Cissa Park (11-0) vs #2 Polo (11-0) Defending Illinois 8-Man Football Champions Milford-Cissa Park (11-0) is back in Monmouth to defend their title. A year ago, the Bearcats defeated Alden-Hebron in the inaugural championship game 66-14. In 2019, Milford-Cissa Park has outscored their opponents…

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Former Boston College student charged in boyfriend’s suicide to be arraigned

Former Boston College student charged in boyfriend’s suicide to be arraigned

iStock (BOSTON) — A former Boston College student charged with involuntary manslaughter in connection with her boyfriend’s suicide will be arraigned Friday in a Boston court, prosecutors said.The arraignment would be Inyoung You’s first court appearance since she was charged in the death of her boyfriend, Alexander Urtula.You, 21, returned to South Korea, where she’s…

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The Force is strong with the new Adidas x Star Wars collection

The Force is strong with the new Adidas x Star Wars collection

adidas x Star Wars(NEW YORK) — Grab your lightsaber! This sneaker collection from Adidas will have Star Wars fans running — literally — to re-watch all of the classic movies. The latest installation of the brand’s collaboration with Lucasfilm is inspired by the starships of the Rebel Alliance and the Galactic Empire.The three new running…

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Former Boston College student charged in boyfriend’s suicide to be arraigned

Former Boston College student charged in boyfriend’s suicide to be arraigned

iStock (BOSTON) — A former Boston College student charged with involuntary manslaughter in connection with her boyfriend’s suicide will be arraigned Friday in a Boston court, prosecutors said.The arraignment would be Inyoung You’s first court appearance since she was charged in the death of her boyfriend, Alexander Urtula.You, 21, returned to South Korea, where she’s…