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For Some the Heat Does Not Stop a Day on the Job

For Some the Heat Does Not Stop a Day on the Job

For some people it does not matter how hot it is, work still needs to get done. Friday morning John Groshans could be seen at the Riverfront Park trimming the trees.  Groshans said the trees needed trim so the riverfront would look like a nice park and not a jungle.  The large blue stair ladder…

Dixon Schools to Hold Open House Nights Just Before School Resumes

Dixon Schools to Hold Open House Nights Just Before School Resumes

The Dixon School District will host several Open House events for returning students. The first night with be Thursday August 15th at Washington School from 4-6pm.  There will be two presentations for the Kindergarten Classes, the first at 4pm and the 2nd at 5pm.  The Madison School Open House will be from 6:30-7:30pm. Reagan Middle…

Ski Broncs Water Show Team Performing in Rock Falls Saturday

Ski Broncs Water Show Team Performing in Rock Falls Saturday

The Rock Falls Tourism say Ski Broncs Water Ski Show Team from Loves Park, IL will be performing in Rock Falls on Sat, July 20, at Sewards Park. They are performing during two exhibition shows at 12 pm and 5 pm. The community is invited to take in the show.

Your Puppy Dog Will Cost You More in Lee County Soon

Your Puppy Dog Will Cost You More in Lee County Soon

Fido may cost you a bit more to be registered in Lee County in the near future. If your pooch is not neutered or spayed it may cost even more. The Lee County Board took a look at the first suggestion of raising registration fees for the Lee County Animal Control Office.  The measure was…

Get Some Flap Jacks and a Bird’s Eye View at the Dixon Airport Saturday

Get Some Flap Jacks and a Bird’s Eye View at the Dixon Airport Saturday

The Dixon Airport is the place to be Saturday morning for the Fly in Dine in Community Pancake Breakfast. Besides getting some flap jacks visitors will be able to see some of the special aircraft that will be onsite. People will be able to get a bird’s eye view of Dixon as airplane rides will…

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2019 Polo Marcos High School Football Schedule

2019 Polo Marcos High School Football Schedule

Polo (0-0) Nickname: Marcos Head Coach: Jeff Bumsted 2018 Record: 5-5 2019 Classification Enrollment: 172.50 Date Time Result Score Opp. Score OT H/A Opponent Opp. Record Opp. Enroll. Other Site/Game Info Aug 30 6:00 H Danville (Schlarman) 0-0 102.50 Sep 7 2:00 A Jacksonville (Illinois School for the Deaf) 0-0 101.00 Sep 13 7:00 H…

2019 AFC Raiders High School Football Schedule

2019 AFC Raiders High School Football Schedule

Ashton (A.-Franklin Center) (0-0) Nickname: Raiders Head Coach: Brad Winterland 2018 Record: 0-9 2019 Classification Enrollment: 159.00 Date Time Result Score Opp. Score OT H/A Opponent Opp. Record Opp. Enroll. Other Site/Game Info Aug 30 7:00 A East Dubuque 0-0 212.00 Sep 6 7:00 H Orangeville 0-0 101.50 Sep 13 7:00 A Stockton 0-0 185.00…

2019 Amboy Clippers High School Football Schedule

2019 Amboy Clippers High School Football Schedule

Amboy [A.-LaMoille Coop] (0-0) Nickname: Clippers Head Coach: Gary Jones 2018 Record: 3-6 2019 Classification Enrollment: 341.50 Date Time Result Score Opp. Score OT H/A Opponent Opp. Record Opp. Enroll. Other Site/Game Info Aug 30 7:00 A Pecatonica 0-0 250.00 Durand Sep 6 7:00 H Lena (L.-Winslow) 0-0 231.00 Sep 13 7:30 A Forreston 0-0…

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What’s in a decimal point? Maybe a $9672 Uber ride

What’s in a decimal point? Maybe a $9672 Uber ride

iStock(NEW YORK) — An Uber glitch moving the decimal point over two spaces caused several riders to be charged eye-popping fares this week, or 100 times the original amount.After users took to social media earlier this week, Uber copped to the problem and said it would work with banks and credit card issuers to resolve…

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