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Polo Crams in Tons of Seasonal Cheer for First Annual Christmas Festival

Polo Crams in Tons of Seasonal Cheer for First Annual Christmas Festival

The Community of Polo is going all out for the Christmas Season as they will hold what they are calling The First Annual Polo Christmas Festival.  The event is an all day affair starting Saturday morning, December 7th. There will be special attractions and offerings at each of the Polo businesses.  You can have breakfast…

CGH to Open New Clinic in Fulton on Monday

CGH to Open New Clinic in Fulton on Monday

To provide more convenient access to healthcare services for patients in western Whiteside County, CGH Medical Center is opening its newest family practice and walk-in clinic on Monday, December 9. The 2500-square foot clinic is located at 1130 17th Street, Suite B in Fulton, Illinois. Providers at the new clinic include Lynne Coffey, FNP and…

Oregon Driver Injured in Single Vehicle Accident

Oregon Driver Injured in Single Vehicle Accident

On Tuesday around 3:30 in the afternoon, the Ogle County Sheriff’s Department as well at Byron Fire and Ambulance responded to a one vehicle accident in front of 428 E. Route 72. Deputies says an eastbound auto being driven by 81 year old Barbara Kinner of Oregon left the side of the road, struck an…

The Pro and Con of Living in Dixon

The Pro and Con of Living in Dixon

Why is it a good idea to live in Dixon? That was the discussion and presentation presented to the Dixon City Council this past Monday from the Blackhawk Hills organization.  The group took a look at the pro and con of Dixon and focused on aspects of needed attention as it moves into the future.…

Dixon Municipal Band to Bring the Sounds of the Season Saturday Night

Dixon Municipal Band to Bring the Sounds of the Season Saturday Night

The Dixon Municipal Band under the direction of Jon James will present its annual Christmas Concert on Saturday December 7 at 7:00 PM.  The concert will be held at the Historic Dixon Theatre and admission is free. Expect to hear your traditional Holiday favorites such as Silver Bells, The Nutcracker Suite, The Most Wonderful Time…

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Bryson Leads Dixon Girls Bowling in Win at Sterling

Bryson Leads Dixon Girls Bowling in Win at Sterling

In Girls Bowling, the Dixon Duchesses picked up the win at Blackhawk Lanes in Sterling, beating the Sterling Warriors, 3011 – 2622. Tianna Bryson led the Duchesses with a high game of 238 and a 595 series. Rylie Kavanaugh also broke a 200 game and a 539 series. Sterling’s Zoey Paone had a 216 game…

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Storm to bring wind and heavy rain to West, snow to Upper Midwest

Storm to bring wind and heavy rain to West, snow to Upper Midwest

iStock(NEW YORK) — A storm has moved into the Western U.S. and it’s bringing heavy rain, wind and snow to the region today, before it moves toward the Midwest on Sunday night and early Monday.There are wind alerts, winter storm warnings, flash flood watches and winter weather advisories issued for parts of California to parts…

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US added 266K jobs in November, unemployment remains at 50-year low

US added 266K jobs in November, unemployment remains at 50-year low

wingedwolf/iStock(WASHINGTON) — The U.S. economy added a solid 266,000 jobs in November, exceeding economists’ exceptions, according to the latest jobs report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics released Friday. Average hourly earnings rose by 7 cents to $28.29 and unemployment remained at a 50-year low of 3.5%.Employers added the most jobs in the health care…

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Storm to bring wind and heavy rain to West, snow to Upper Midwest

Storm to bring wind and heavy rain to West, snow to Upper Midwest

iStock(NEW YORK) — A storm has moved into the Western U.S. and it’s bringing heavy rain, wind and snow to the region today, before it moves toward the Midwest on Sunday night and early Monday.There are wind alerts, winter storm warnings, flash flood watches and winter weather advisories issued for parts of California to parts…