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Demmer to New Governor: One Thing to Say What You Want, It Is Another to Get It Passed

Demmer to New Governor: One Thing to Say What You Want, It Is Another to Get It Passed

The State of Illinois has a new governor and during his speech following his swearing into office JB Pritzker mapped out many things he would like to do as Governor. The new Governor spoke of a massive infrastructure improvement plan, balanced budget as well as the legalization of marijuana use and a $15 an hour…

Chamber Puts Lunch and Learn to Bed and Wakes Up to Breakfast and Business

Chamber Puts Lunch and Learn to Bed and Wakes Up to Breakfast and Business

All good things must come to an end. A long time tool used by the Dixon Chamber of Commerce and Main Street is being retired and replaced. Lunch and Learns have been a stand-by for years and a place where business and government leaders have given their presentations.  Executive Director Stacey Colledge says Lunch and…

One Driver Hurt in Three Vehicle Mishap

One Driver Hurt in Three Vehicle Mishap

Shortly after 7:30 Saturday evening Ogle County Sheriff’s deputies along with Rochelle EMS/ Hillcrest First Responders responded to the area of Rt. 251 at Powers Rd. for a three vehicle crash with unknown injuries. After an investigation, it was determined a 17 year old male juvenile was attempting to turn his truck west onto Powers…

Wild Wings and Lee County Sheriff Team up to Help K-9 Program

Wild Wings and Lee County Sheriff Team up to Help K-9 Program

Buffalo Wild Wings has partnered up with the Lee County Sheriff’s Department to help with the K-9 program. Buffalo Wild Wings will donate 15% of your total bill to this program. Please bring a copy, picture, or screenshot of ticket and show to your waiter the night of the event. The ticket can be found…

Dixon Park District Doing More to Get Noticed by Community

Dixon Park District Doing More to Get Noticed by Community

The Dixon Park District is seeking to get more into the sight of citizens of the surrounding area. One of the steps taken recently was the hire of a new Marketing Director.  Executive Director Duane Long says he feels not enough people really know what the district has to offer and getting this information out…

Near Head-on Crash Claims Life of Dixon Man

Near Head-on Crash Claims Life of Dixon Man

At approximately 6:30 AM Friday morning Ogle County Sheriff’s Deputies and the Franklin Grove Fire Department responded to a 2 vehicle accident with injuries on Lowden Road about 1/4 mile south of Stone Barn Road in rural Franklin Grove. A passenger car driven by 49 year old Michael Chavera  of Dixon was driving northbound on…

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Boys Bowling Regional- Oregon Advance to Sectionals, Dixon Finishes 5th

Boys Bowling Regional- Oregon Advance to Sectionals, Dixon Finishes 5th

Boys Bowling- Freeport Regional Team scores 1 Freeport (H.S.) 6003 2 Rockford (Auburn) 5979 3 Rockford (Boylan Catholic) 5684 4 Oregon 5538 5 Dixon (H.S.) 5508 6 Rockford (East) 5479 7 Geneseo 5234 8 Rockford (Jefferson) 5075 9 Rochelle 4909 10 Sterling (H.S.) 4866   Freeport, Auburn, Boylan and Oregon all advance to the Rockford…

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Student attendance plummets as Los Angeles teachers head into Day 2 of strike

Student attendance plummets as Los Angeles teachers head into Day 2 of strike

KABC-TV(LOS ANGELES) — As scores of Los Angeles teachers formed picket lines for the second day of a massive strike, school district officials said student attendance plummeted and that the district lost $15 million on Day 1 of the classroom walkout.The United Teachers of Los Angeles (UTLA) union reported that 30,000 public school teachers signed…

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Former Trump campaign aide Rick Gates ‘still cooperating’ with Mueller: court docs

Former Trump campaign aide Rick Gates ‘still cooperating’ with Mueller: court docs

Mark Wilson/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Rick Gates, a former Trump campaign official and longtime business associate of Paul Manafort, is still cooperating with special counsel Robert Mueller, suggesting Mueller’s investigation into Russian meddling during the 2016 campaign is marching forward.A joint status report filed Tuesday states that Gates “continues to cooperate with respect to several ongoing…

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Student attendance plummets as Los Angeles teachers head into Day 2 of strike

Student attendance plummets as Los Angeles teachers head into Day 2 of strike

KABC-TV(LOS ANGELES) — As scores of Los Angeles teachers formed picket lines for the second day of a massive strike, school district officials said student attendance plummeted and that the district lost $15 million on Day 1 of the classroom walkout.The United Teachers of Los Angeles (UTLA) union reported that 30,000 public school teachers signed…