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Suspect Dixon Police Had Been Looking For Apprehended

Suspect Dixon Police Had Been Looking For Apprehended

Dixon Police Department Officers conducted a traffic stop shortly before 11pm Saturday night. One of the passengers in the vehicle was identified as 22 year old Justin M. Charleston of Dixon. Charleston had two outstanding warrants.  One warrant was the result of a motor vehicle accident investigation in June, 2018.  The warrant was issued for…

Woodlawn Arts Academy’s Winning Banners to be Displayed on 1st Avenue Bridge

Woodlawn Arts Academy’s Winning Banners to be Displayed on 1st Avenue Bridge

Banners featuring the winning pieces from Woodlawn Arts Academy’s Student-Teacher Art Exhibit will again be displayed on the First Avenue Bridge between Sterling and Rock Falls. The newest banners will be revealed in downtown Sterling in the YWCA parking lot from 11am to 2pm on Friday, August 3rd during Hot Dog Days. The artists have…

Would It Be Better For White Pines to Run Woodcote?  Yes and No

Would It Be Better For White Pines to Run Woodcote? Yes and No

Would Woodcote at Lowell Park be better off if it was ran by the folks at White Pines? This is a question the Dixon Park District and Board will be examining.  Executive Director Duane Long said they have been in very preliminary discussions with White Pines.  Long said with White Pines running the rental of…

Carroll County Deputies Investigating Burglary of Firearms and Other Items

Carroll County Deputies Investigating Burglary of Firearms and Other Items

The Sheriff’s Department is investigating a residential burglary that occurred on Dean Road, north of Savanna. Sometime on or around June 23rd unknown persons forced entry into a residence. Taken from the residence were numerous items including firearms, trail cameras, Bushnell Laser Rangefinder, Ten Point Elite Stealth crossbow as well as miscellaneous ATV and hunting…

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…

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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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Search continues for Iowa college student who went missing while jogging

Search continues for Iowa college student who went missing while jogging

Poweshiek County Sheriff’s Office(BROOKLYN, Iowa) — Authorities have very few answers after a college student from Iowa went missing on Wednesday night while going out for an evening jog.Mollie Tibbetts, 20, left for an evening run from a house where she was dog-sitting with her boyfriend in Brooklyn, Iowa, at about 10 p.m. on Wednesday,…

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Chick-fil-A offers baby born in bathroom a job in 14 years and free food for life

Chick-fil-A offers baby born in bathroom a job in 14 years and free food for life

Liudmila_Fadzeyeva/iStock/Thinkstock(SAN ANTONIO) — A baby born at a Chick-fil-A this week has been offered a job in 14 years at her parents’ favorite restaurant chain — and free food for life.Robert Griffin was rushing Falon “Maggie” Griffin to the hospital after she began having contractions, and the couple attempted a quick pit stop because Falon…

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Search continues for Iowa college student who went missing while jogging

Search continues for Iowa college student who went missing while jogging

Poweshiek County Sheriff’s Office(BROOKLYN, Iowa) — Authorities have very few answers after a college student from Iowa went missing on Wednesday night while going out for an evening jog.Mollie Tibbetts, 20, left for an evening run from a house where she was dog-sitting with her boyfriend in Brooklyn, Iowa, at about 10 p.m. on Wednesday,…