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Demmer Helps State Get Into 21st Century in Treatment of Drug Abuse

Demmer Helps State Get Into 21st Century in Treatment of Drug Abuse

In an effort to bring the State of Illinois into the 21st century, State Representative Tom Demmer of Dixon sponsored legislation designed to modernize how the state deals with substance abuse treatment. Demmer said these changes will eliminate all stigmatizing references, definitions and mandates to better reflect contemporary standards. Demmer stated the antiquated language and…

DeKalb County Deputies Arrest Dixon Man on Drug Charges

DeKalb County Deputies Arrest Dixon Man on Drug Charges

A Dixon man is in the DeKalb County Jail after being arrested on drug charges. According to the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Department, deputies executed a search warrant at a campsite at Shabbona Lake State Park on Saturday.  Officers arrested 38 year old Chad Summers after discovering a half a pound of cannabis and multiple items…

Dixon Police and Fire Will Help Get Students Safely to School Monday

Dixon Police and Fire Will Help Get Students Safely to School Monday

The first day of school in Dixon is finally here. On Monday hundreds of kids will be starting the trek to their school and attending classes. Dixon Police and Fire Departments are joining forces to help provide security and awareness of the increased activity starting Monday. Dixon Police Officer Ryan West says many members of…

Hundreds Come Out to Show Support for Dixon Police Officer

Hundreds Come Out to Show Support for Dixon Police Officer

Friday Night at St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Dixon hundreds of people came out to show their support for one of Dixon’s Police Department who finds himself and his family in a tough situation. The church was hosting a fish fry with all the proceeds going to Officer P.J. Ginn.  Officer Ginn has been going…

Most of the Community of Shannon Evacuated Due to Gas Leak

Most of the Community of Shannon Evacuated Due to Gas Leak

The Carroll County Sheriff’s Department Friday night announced they were evacuating most of the community of Shannon due to a gas leak. The department says the gas leak happened at Route 72 and Stanton Street.  An area of at least 5 blocks around the leak has been evacuated.  The Carroll County Sheriff’s Department Facebook page…

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Week 1- Local High School Football Schedule for Friday August 24th

Week 1- Local High School Football Schedule for Friday August 24th

Week 1- Local High School Football Schedule for Friday August 24th: Big Northern Conference: Oregon at Rockford Lutheran 7pm (Game can be heard on Kool 95.7 and www.koolfm957.com) Stillman Valley at Dixon 7pm (Game can be heard on WIXN AM1460 and www.am1460wixn.com) Winnebago at Byron 7pm Genoa-Kingston at Rock Falls 7pm North Boone at Mendota…

Meet the Dukes/Duchesses Changes Schedule for Friday Night

Meet the Dukes/Duchesses Changes Schedule for Friday Night

Dixon High School is getting set to host, Meet the Dukes and Duchesses on Friday night at 5:30pm inside of Lancaster Gym at Dixon High School. Because of the rains that hit Dixon on Thursday, there will be no football or soccer scrimmages tonight at AC Bowers Field as part of Meet the Dukes and…

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