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Lee County Sheriff Department Calls End of Watch for One of Their Own

Lee County Sheriff Department Calls End of Watch for One of Their Own

The Lee County Sheriff’s Department announced on Facebook the End of Watch for one of their own. K-9 Officer Pepper retired from the department last year after serving the citizens of Lee County. . He went to live with his handler Deputy Derek Rankin after retirement. The Department regrets to inform you that Pepper has…

Nunez Leaving SVCC to Take Over College in Pennsylvania

Nunez Leaving SVCC to Take Over College in Pennsylvania

Sauk Valley Community College accepted the resignation of Dr. Steve Nunez, Vice President of Academics, on Thursday, November 21. Dr. Nunez has accepted the position of President at Pennsylvania Highlands Community College, which he will begin in January 2020. Dr. Nunez will be the fifth President of the community college based in Johnstown, Pennsylvania. During…

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…

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Sam Ramirez’s High School Football Predictions for State Semifinals

Sam Ramirez’s High School Football Predictions for State Semifinals

Sam Ramirez’s High School Football Predictions for State Semifinals Sam is 150-25 predicting games in 2019. Picks are in BOLD Illinois 8-Man Football Championship Game Milford-Cissna Park vs Polo   IHSA State Football Semifinals Class 1A Lena-Winslow at Annawan-Wethersfield Moweaqua Central A&M at Athens Class 2A Minonk Fieldcrest at Sterling Newman Nashville at Decatur St…

Girls Basketball Scoreboard- Dixon Falls at Geneseo, Oregon Beats AFC

Girls Basketball Scoreboard- Dixon Falls at Geneseo, Oregon Beats AFC

Girls Basketball Scoreboard 11/21/19- Geneseo Tournament- Geneseo 51 Dixon 47 LP 49 Annawan 38 Sherrard 46 Peru St Bede 16   Oregon Thanksgiving Tournament- Mendota 62 Milledgeville 30 Oregon 50 AFC 29 Amboy 59 E-P 16 Spring Valley Hall 33 Genoa-Kingston 29   Forreston Tournament- Eastland 52 Rochelle 20 Forreston 56 Morrison 24

Sterling Boys Bowling Rolls Past Yorkville

Sterling Boys Bowling Rolls Past Yorkville

Boys Bowling- Sterling 3256 Yorkville 3187 The Sterling varsity boys bowlers picked up a win Thursday at Blackhawk Lanes beating Yorkville 3256 to 3187. Leading the way for Sterling was Carter Schlegel with a 651 series and Games of 169, 245 and 237. Following next was Senior Adan Ramirez with a 564 series. 

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Former FBI official under scrutiny in DOJ watchdog’s FISA probe: Sourcesyycf

Former FBI official under scrutiny in DOJ watchdog’s FISA probe: Sourcesyycf

DNY59/iStock(WASHINGTON) — A former FBI official is under investigation for allegedly altering a document related to the 2016 surveillance of former Trump campaign adviser Carter Page, according to sources familiar with the matter.The potentially criminal matter was referred to U.S. Attorney John Durham by Department of Justice Inspector General Michael Horowitz, who has concluded a…

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