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Goodfellows of Lee County Helping Over 300 Families For Christmas This Week

Goodfellows of Lee County Helping Over 300 Families For Christmas This Week

Things can be tough for some families, especially around the holidays. Everyone wants to have their children wake up Christmas morning and have presents under the tree waiting to be opened. The Goodfellows of Lee County have been doing what they can to make sure everyone has a Christmas.  On Monday they began their annual…

Tourism Has Big Impact on Sauk Valley Economy, Maintaining it is the Tricky Part

Tourism Has Big Impact on Sauk Valley Economy, Maintaining it is the Tricky Part

Tourism has become a vital and important part of the future for the Sauk Valley. The economic impact cannot be denied. This past year, according to Director of the Blackhawk Water Ways Convention and Visitors Bureau Diane Bausman over $170 million tourism dollars were brought to the Sauk Valley. Bausman said the future has challenges…

Demmer Named Legislator of the Year by the CBHA

Demmer Named Legislator of the Year by the CBHA

In recognition of his advocacy on behalf of some of Illinois’ most vulnerable residents, State Representative Tom Demmer (R-Dixon) has been named Legislator of the Year by the Community Behavioral Healthcare Association (CBHA) of Illinois. Demmer was nominated for the award by the staff and administration of Sinnissippi Centers, Inc., a community-based behavioral healthcare system…

Rum Rum Rudolph Event to Help PADS

Rum Rum Rudolph Event to Help PADS

Grab your friends and your favorite holiday attire and join others downtown for some holiday fun! The event is called Rum Rum Rudolph. The 8 downtown bars will have drink specials, games, and prizes!  All of it may be fun, but, it is also to help out a worthy cause. Sing up your team of…

Nash Fitness Center in Oregon to Close for Repairs

Nash Fitness Center in Oregon to Close for Repairs

Nash Fitness Center will be temporarily closed December 18-27 to install new flooring. Nash Recreation Center will remain open during the fitness center closure. Patrons will still be able to use the gym, pool, racquetball courts and Prairie Room with the TRX equipment. Patrons that do not wish to utilize the facility during the fitness…

Many People Come Out to Support Brinkley Monday Night at Fundraiser

Many People Come Out to Support Brinkley Monday Night at Fundraiser

Monday night the Sterling Police Departments Comfort Dog Brinkley was the star attraction and several members of the Sterling Police Department and even Mayor Skip Lee were servants of the people in a different kind of way. At Pizza Ranch it was Brinkley night with some of the sales, all of the tips and other…

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Oregon Boys Bowling Rolls to Win, Dixon Falls Short to Royal Lions

Oregon Boys Bowling Rolls to Win, Dixon Falls Short to Royal Lions

In Boys Bowling, Rockford Christian picked up a close win against Dixon Tuesday night. All games were decided by 37 pins or fewer. The Royal Lions won the match  3377-3298. The Dukes were led by Junior Trevor White with a match high game of 234 and match high series of 639. Senior Jon Rivera added…

Dixon Bowling Sweeps LP and Sterling

Dixon Bowling Sweeps LP and Sterling

In Boys Bowling, the Dixon Dukes come out on top of the Sterling Golden Warriors Monday night at Plum Hollow by a score of 3138-2885. Dixon was led by senior Jon Rivera who led both high game and high series with a 257 game and 583 series. Rivera was called up to bowl varsity last…

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‘I want my daughter out’: Search ongoing for three missing in abandoned mine

‘I want my daughter out’: Search ongoing for three missing in abandoned mine

stevenfoley/iStock(CLEAR CREEK, W.Va.) — As crews urgently search for three people believed to be trapped in an abandoned West Virginia mine, their worried loved ones are desperate for their safe rescue.”I want my daughter out,” Randy Williams, the father of trapped woman Kayla Williams, told ABC News.Authorities believe four people illegally entered the Rock House…

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‘I want my daughter out’: Search ongoing for three missing in abandoned mine

‘I want my daughter out’: Search ongoing for three missing in abandoned mine

stevenfoley/iStock(CLEAR CREEK, W.Va.) — As crews urgently search for three people believed to be trapped in an abandoned West Virginia mine, their worried loved ones are desperate for their safe rescue.”I want my daughter out,” Randy Williams, the father of trapped woman Kayla Williams, told ABC News.Authorities believe four people illegally entered the Rock House…