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Park District Crossing Their Fingers Hoping Weather Cooperates for Haunted 5K

Park District Crossing Their Fingers Hoping Weather Cooperates for Haunted 5K

The Dixon Park District is getting ready for a ghoulish amount of fun for the Annual Haunted 5K event. It will be held at Lowell Park. This is not your average 5K because the course will make its way through the wooded area of Lowell Park at night.  Not only will there be the spooky…

Dixon Council Moving Slowly on Issue of Farm Animals in Town

Dixon Council Moving Slowly on Issue of Farm Animals in Town

The Dixon City Council Monday evening made it clear something needs to be done concerning animals being kept within the city limits. However, the speed of the moves and what exactly needs to be done is still a question left unanswered. During the Monday evening meeting the council heard from Keley Thies who at his…

Sterling Police Identify Victim of Train Accident in Sterling

Sterling Police Identify Victim of Train Accident in Sterling

Just after 8pm Tuesday evening Sterling Police responded to a train versus pedestrian collision south of Dillon Avenue in Sterling. When officers arrived they discovered 35 year old Shalinn Donovan of Sterling deceased.  The investigation is ongoing and limited information is being released at this time Sterling and Rock Falls Fire, Rock Falls Police, Whiteside…

Artists Receive Awards for Pencil and Paint Exhibition

Artists Receive Awards for Pencil and Paint Exhibition

Awards were presented to six regionally based artists at the Pencil & Paint Exhibition Awards Reception, October 13. Judge Dennis De Langhe recognized Ellen Mumford of Dixon with Best of Show for her watercolor “Watching Over”; 1st went to Beverly Broyles (Rockford) for “Perkins Cove”; 2nd to Paula Kuehl (McHenry) for her pencil piece “Apollo”;…

Driver Arrested After Hit and Run Crash

Driver Arrested After Hit and Run Crash

On Tuesday Ogle County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a hit and run accident in the 2000 block of N Rt 251. The offending vehicle was located shortly thereafter in the Davis Junction area and stopped. The driver 44 year old William Randles of Oswego was arrested for Possession of Controlled Substance, Driving Under the Influence…

One Person Reported Killed After Being Hit by Train in Sterling

One Person Reported Killed After Being Hit by Train in Sterling

Just after 8pm Tuesday evening Sterling Police responded to a train versus pedestrian collision south of Dillon Avenue in Sterling. The identity of the victim is not being released at this time.  We will have more information when it becomes available. Sterling and Rock Falls Fire, Rock Falls Police, Whiteside County Sheriff’s Office, CGH Paramedics,…

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AP Illinois High School Football Rankings Week 9

AP Illinois High School Football Rankings Week 9

Here are the latest rankings of Illinois high school football teams in each class, according to an Associated Press panel of sportswriters: Class 8A No. Team W-L Pts Prv 1. Lincoln-Way East (9) 8-0 98 1 2. Maine South 7-1 87 2 3. Marist (1) 7-1 79 3 4. Oswego 8-0 74 4 5. Homewood-Flossmoor…

Rock Falls Clinches Share of BNC Volleyball Title, Volleyball Scoreboard

Rock Falls Clinches Share of BNC Volleyball Title, Volleyball Scoreboard

Local Girls Volleyball Scoreboard for 10/16/2018: Rockford Lutheran def Dixon 27-25, 25-17 Rock Falls def Mendota 25-11, 25-20 Oregon def North Boone 25-18, 25-7 Sterling def Ottawa 25-9, 25-16 Sterling Newman def Princeton 25-22, 25-19 Forreston def Amboy 25-14, 25-18 AFC def Milledgeville 25-21, 25-22 Eastland def West Carroll 25-20, 25-18

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Harvey Weinstein prosecution suffers second significant blow in a week

Harvey Weinstein prosecution suffers second significant blow in a week

Alexandra Wyman/Getty Images For TWC(NEW YORK) — The Manhattan District Attorney’s office this afternoon issued a pre-emptive notice to Harvey Weinstein’s defense team, alerting them to yet another potentially serious problem connected with the investigation that led to criminal charges against the disgraced movie mogul.The assistant district attorney handling the case told Weinstein’s team that…

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MoviePass under investigation by state of New York for misleading investors

MoviePass under investigation by state of New York for misleading investors

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The New York attorney general’s office has launched an investigation into whether the parent company of MoviePass, Helios and Matheson, misled investors about their finances, a source familiar with the investigation confirmed to ABC News.Attorney General Barbara Underwood opened the investigation under her authority to protect investors in companies that are publicly…

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Harvey Weinstein prosecution suffers second significant blow in a week

Harvey Weinstein prosecution suffers second significant blow in a week

Alexandra Wyman/Getty Images For TWC(NEW YORK) — The Manhattan District Attorney’s office this afternoon issued a pre-emptive notice to Harvey Weinstein’s defense team, alerting them to yet another potentially serious problem connected with the investigation that led to criminal charges against the disgraced movie mogul.The assistant district attorney handling the case told Weinstein’s team that…