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Republic Services Seeks Rate Increase on Dixon Customers 7 Months Into 5 Year Contract

Republic Services Seeks Rate Increase on Dixon Customers 7 Months Into 5 Year Contract

It seems the world market for America’s recyclable products has suddenly shut down and companies such as Republic Services are having problems getting rid of all the recycling they take in. In an effort to relieve their cost for the recycling Republic Services has been turning to the customers themselves to help bail them out.…

Dixon Police Looking for Driver Who Fled Injury Accident

Dixon Police Looking for Driver Who Fled Injury Accident

The Dixon Police Department is asking the public for assistance locating a subject who is wanted in connection of leaving the scene of a Personal Injury Traffic Accident. On June 6, 2018 at approximately 12:54 a.m., the Dixon Police Department responded to a call of traffic accident that occurred in the 1000 block of South…

Driver Charged With DUI Following Single Vehicle Crash

Driver Charged With DUI Following Single Vehicle Crash

The Illinois State Police investigated a one-vehicle crash early Friday at 12:19 a.m. on IL Route 251 at Holcomb Road in Ogle County. 24 year old William R. Felse of Rochelle, was traveling southbound in his vehicle when he failed to negotiate a curve, drove off the roadway, and struck a utility pole. Lynn Scott…

Meth Distribution Investigation Leads to Drug and Weapons Charge for Lyndon Man

Meth Distribution Investigation Leads to Drug and Weapons Charge for Lyndon Man

The Blackhawk Area Task Force culminated a methamphetamine distribution investigation Thursday afternoon with an arrest. Officer brought into custody 38 year old Joseph Greul of Lyndon.  Greul was arrested in his car in Rock Falls.  Authorities say when he was arrested they discovered a loaded .357 Smith and Wesson revolver and a Ruger semi-automatic handgun…

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Newman C.C. 2018 IHSA Football Schedule

Newman C.C. 2018 IHSA Football Schedule

As longtime Newman Central Catholic Head Football Coach Mike Papoccia prepares for his 39th season as Head Coach, the Comets have a very interesting schedule heading into the 2018 season. The Comets will play five games at Roscoe Eades Stadium this season, but three of those games will be held on a Saturday evening including…

Dixon Lands Harmann as the New Head Boys Basketball Coach

Dixon Lands Harmann as the New Head Boys Basketball Coach

Dixon High School, on Wednesday night, hired Chris Harmann to take over the Head Boys Basketball Coach position. Harmann becomes the 21st Head Boys Basketball Coach in Dixon High School history. Harmann was a longtime Assistant Varsity Coach at Quincy High School before accepting the head job at Dixon High School. Harmann takes over for…

Men’s Lincoln Highway Golf Tournament Set to Begin Saturday at Lost Nation

Men’s Lincoln Highway Golf Tournament Set to Begin Saturday at Lost Nation

The 96th Annual Men’s Lincoln Highway Golf Tournament will be held this Saturday and Sunday at Lost Nation Golf Club in Dixon. The Tournament will begin at 8am on Saturday morning. There will be ten teams at this year’s Men’s Lincoln Highway Tournament. Defending Team Champions Fairways Golf Course, out of Rochelle, will be back…

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Tornadoes touch down in Iowa, causing several injuries and destruction

Tornadoes touch down in Iowa, causing several injuries and destruction

Gloria McAllister(DES MOINES, Iowa) — Tornadoes have touched down in central Iowa, displacing families and causing destruction across multiple counties.A number of people were injured and sent to the hospital. They were later released after suffering minor injuries, police said.Injuries were reported at the Vermeer Corporation facilities in Pella, according to Iowa Homeland Security and…

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Tornadoes touch down in Iowa, causing several injuries and destruction

Tornadoes touch down in Iowa, causing several injuries and destruction

Gloria McAllister(DES MOINES, Iowa) — Tornadoes have touched down in central Iowa, displacing families and causing destruction across multiple counties.A number of people were injured and sent to the hospital. They were later released after suffering minor injuries, police said.Injuries were reported at the Vermeer Corporation facilities in Pella, according to Iowa Homeland Security and…