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Official Start of Dixon Farmers Market is in June, But, Do Not Tell Vendors That

Official Start of Dixon Farmers Market is in June, But, Do Not Tell Vendors That

The first official day of the Dixon Farmers Market is the first Saturday in June, however, who cares about being official. For the past month vendors have been trickling into Haymarket Square, setting up their tables and selling what they have.  The organizers of the Farmers Market say you can come by now and see…

City of Sterling Calls It Their Next Big Improvement

City of Sterling Calls It Their Next Big Improvement

Jana Groharing of Sterling Main Street says the project soon to be built near downtown Sterling has uses only your lack of imagination can put limits on. In Dixon at the Riverfront people and groups can rent a huge white tent for events.  When the market or activities occur crews need to erect canopies for…

McCombie Calls on Governor Pritzker to Support Pam Knight DCFS Protection Bill

McCombie Calls on Governor Pritzker to Support Pam Knight DCFS Protection Bill

In Springfield Thursday, Don Knight, husband of slain DCFS worker from Dixon Pam Knight, told legislators they needed to send a message to child welfare workers their lives matter. He went on to say it has become his mission to improve the DCFS process and protect DCFS workers. Just under two years ago Pam Knight…

Argument Over Animals Ends With Dixon Man Facing Numerous Charges

Argument Over Animals Ends With Dixon Man Facing Numerous Charges

An argument concerning a complaint about an animal ended with a Dixon man in jail facing numerous charges. On Tuesday Dixon Police were informed of an incident in the area of Prescott Avenue and Myrtle Avenue.  Officers were informed of an argument between the complainant and 42 year old Damian Harris of Dixon. Reportedly, shortly…

Sterling Registered Offender Arrested for Not Living at Address Given

Sterling Registered Offender Arrested for Not Living at Address Given

In May of 2019, the Sterling Police Department received a report of a registered sex offender who was not living at his registered address. After an investigation on Wednesday, May 22, 2019, at 11:00 a.m. at the Sterling Police Station 45 year old John P. Somes of Sterling was arrested for unlawful failure to register…

How Would You Like to Kayak With the Pelicans

How Would You Like to Kayak With the Pelicans

Kayaking with White Pelican is back! Early Bird Kayak Club is inviting the public to get up-close views of pelicans, herons, cave swallows, and eagles on an early-morning kayak trip from the Oregon dam to Castle Rock State Park on the Rock River. The cost includes the kayak, paddle, life jacket, and shuttle back to…

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Boys Baseball Scoreboard- Newman Advances into Sectional Finals

Boys Baseball Scoreboard- Newman Advances into Sectional Finals

Boys Baseball Scoreboard 5/23/19- Class 1A Sectional Semifinals- at LeWin- Sterling Newman 5 Dakota 2 Class 2A Sectional Semifinals- at Byron- Rock Island Alleman 8 Byron 3 Class 3A Regional Semifinals- at Rochelle- Rochelle 11 Freeport 1 (6 innings) Class 3A Regional Semifinals- at Rockford Lutheran- Stillman Valley 7 Rockford Christian 3

Boys Tennis- State Tennis Meet Local Results

Boys Tennis- State Tennis Meet Local Results

Boys Tennis- State Tennis Meet Local Results: Dixon’s Daniel Ferguson and Jonathan Rivera finished their state run with a record of 1-2. Jeff Andrews & Kyle Cacioppo, Bensenville (Fenton) d. Daniel Ferguson & Jonathan Rivera, Dixon (H.S.), 0-6, 6-1, (10-4) Daniel Ferguson & Jonathan Rivera, Dixon (H.S.) d. Connor Lukkarinen & Alai Stone, Macomb, 6-0,…

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Hedge fund manager owes college friend of Trump Jr. millions of dollars, jury finds

Hedge fund manager owes college friend of Trump Jr. millions of dollars, jury finds

iStock/Pattanaphong Khuankaew(NEW YORK) — Hedge fund star Paul Touradji bilked a pair of employees, including a fundraiser for the Trump campaign, out of nearly $50 million, a Manhattan jury decided late Thursday. Touradji had refused to pay Robert Vollero and Gentry Beach for three years’ worth of work and the jury awarded them a combined…

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Trump defends personal attacks on Pelosi: ‘Did you hear what she said about me?’

Trump defends personal attacks on Pelosi: ‘Did you hear what she said about me?’

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump on Friday continued his showdown with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and congressional Democrats regarding oversight of the Mueller investigation and potential impeachment, declaring: “It’s over.” “All they do is want to try and do a redo of the Mueller report,” Trump charged, fielding questions from reporters at the…

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