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Dog Shot, Officer Injured as Savanna Police Brings Suspect Into Custody

Dog Shot, Officer Injured as Savanna Police Brings Suspect Into Custody

Shortly before midnight Saturday Savanna Police observed 40 year old Nathan Green of Savanna entering a residence.  Green was wanted on an active warrant.  Officer attempted to make contact with Green who then continued into the residence. Another occupant of the residence, 21 year old Michael Denson of Savanna made several attempts to barricade the…

Morrison Police Give Galesburg Man Several Charges Following Domestic Incident

Morrison Police Give Galesburg Man Several Charges Following Domestic Incident

On Sunday, October 6, 2019, at approximately 3:49 am, Morrison Police responded to 610 Portland Avenue, Apartment D2, after meeting with the victim of a Domestic Dispute at the Morrison Community Hospital. As a result of the investigation into the incident, Morrison Police arrested and charged 29 year old Cody D. Griswold of Galesburg with…

Mt. Carroll Pumpkin Fest is in the Spirit of Halloween

Mt. Carroll Pumpkin Fest is in the Spirit of Halloween

Saturday, October 26th the Mount Carroll Pumpkin Fest will offer a variety of family-friendly activities to help get you in the spirit of Halloween. Activities include the Kids & Critters Costume Parade, Halloween Storytime & Crafts at the Library, Decorate-a-pumpkin activity, Mini Gourd Build n Race track, pumpkin slingshot, ping pong ball drop, Touch-A-Truck, Paranormal…

Sterling Rock Falls Attorney Charged With 2 Counts of Criminal Sexual Assault

Sterling Rock Falls Attorney Charged With 2 Counts of Criminal Sexual Assault

Illinois State Police (ISP) officials announce the arrest of 63 year old Michael A. Lancaster of Rock Falls for two counts of Criminal Sexual Assault  and one count of Unlawful Restraint. ISP Agents conducted a thorough investigation into allegations made by a victim who stated she had retained Lancaster as her attorney and was allegedly…

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Week 7- Illinois High School Football Scoreboard

Week 7- Illinois High School Football Scoreboard

Week 7- Illinois High School Football Scoreboard: Big Northern Conference- Winnebago 35 Oregon 14 Genoa-Kingston 35 Dixon 12 Byron 41 Rockford Lutheran 6 North Boone 48 Rock Falls 12 Stillman Valley 44 Mendota 6   Three Rivers Conference- Princeton 49 Kewanee 7 Monmouth Roseville 20 Peru St Bede 0 Spring Valley Hall 35 Sherrard 0…

Sam Ramirez’s Week 7 Illinois High School Football Predictions

Sam Ramirez’s Week 7 Illinois High School Football Predictions

Sam Ramirez’s Week 7 Illinois High School Football Predictions: Listen to River Country 101.7 at 7:20am each Friday morning for Sam’s picks. Sam is 82-12 so far in 2019. Picks are in BOLD Oregon at Winnebago Dixon at Genoa-Kingston Byron at Rockford Lutheran Stillman Valley at Mendota Rock Falls at North Boone Princeton at Kewanee…

Girls Golf Regional Scoreboard- Dixon Wins Regional at Lake Carroll

Girls Golf Regional Scoreboard- Dixon Wins Regional at Lake Carroll

Girls Golf Regional Scoreboard: at Eastland- 1. Dixon 410  2. Eastland  3. Oregon -All qualify for Sectional Medalist: Ava Hackman (Oregon) -93 Individual qualifiers: Ellie Wasson (Rock Falls) and Madison Thatcher (Rock Falls)   at Stillman Valley– 1. Winnebago 392  2. Rockford Boylan  3. Johnsburg -All qualify for Sectional   at Normal Community– Sterling finished…

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Exclusive: Jayme Closs feeling ‘stronger every day’ one year after kidnapping

Exclusive: Jayme Closs feeling ‘stronger every day’ one year after kidnapping

Jennifer Smith(NEW YORK) — One year after Jayme Closs was kidnapped as a 13-year-old and held for months by a man who murdered her parents, the teenager says she’s feeling “stronger every day.” “I really want to thank everyone for all the kindness and concern that people all over the country have shown me,” Closs…

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Woman shares tips on how she saved $100K before she turned 25

Woman shares tips on how she saved $100K before she turned 25

Pineapple Studio/iStock(NEW YORK) — For many women in their 20s, saving money and being their own financial advocate can be daunting. And if they are living paycheck to paycheck, it can seem almost impossible to meet certain financial goals.But 25-year-old Tori Dunlap says the idea of being financially independent isn’t as far-fetched as many women…

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‘I am very concerned’: FEC chairwoman on 2020 election interference

‘I am very concerned’: FEC chairwoman on 2020 election interference

3dfoto/iStock(WASHINGTON) — The Federal Election Commission chairwoman, Ellen Weintraub, told ABC News she is concerned that foreign entities could interfere in the 2020 election.”I think we should be very concerned. I am very concerned. We saw foreign entities trying to take a role in the 2016 election,” Weintraub said.While Weintraub did not go into any…

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Exclusive: Jayme Closs feeling ‘stronger every day’ one year after kidnapping

Exclusive: Jayme Closs feeling ‘stronger every day’ one year after kidnapping

Jennifer Smith(NEW YORK) — One year after Jayme Closs was kidnapped as a 13-year-old and held for months by a man who murdered her parents, the teenager says she’s feeling “stronger every day.” “I really want to thank everyone for all the kindness and concern that people all over the country have shown me,” Closs…