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One Person Injured After Collision With Combine

One Person Injured After Collision With Combine

Wednesday evening Ogle County Deputies responded to the 13000 block of Illinois Rte 72 for a report of a pickup truck vs a Combine. It was learned that a truck driven by 37 year old Joathan Young of Stillman Valley was traveling east on Il Rte 72 when he failed to reduce his speed causing…

Head-on Crash Wednesday Afternoon Claims Life of Oregon Man and Injurers Two Others

Head-on Crash Wednesday Afternoon Claims Life of Oregon Man and Injurers Two Others

Wednesday at 3:30pm the Lee County Sheriff’s Department responded to a two-vehicle collision on IL.2 at Sink Hollow Road, rural Dixon, Illinois. A pickup truck driven by 68 year old Stephen Vagle from Oregon was northbound on IL. 2, when another pickup truck, driven 60 year old Daniel Blum from Dixon traveling southbound on IL.2,…

Dixon Council Moving Slowly on Issue of Farm Animals in Town

Dixon Council Moving Slowly on Issue of Farm Animals in Town

The Dixon City Council Monday evening made it clear something needs to be done concerning animals being kept within the city limits. However, the speed of the moves and what exactly needs to be done is still a question left unanswered. During the Monday evening meeting the council heard from Keley Thies who at his…

Sterling Police Identify Victim of Train Accident in Sterling

Sterling Police Identify Victim of Train Accident in Sterling

Just after 8pm Tuesday evening Sterling Police responded to a train versus pedestrian collision south of Dillon Avenue in Sterling. When officers arrived they discovered 35 year old Shalinn Donovan of Sterling deceased.  The investigation is ongoing and limited information is being released at this time Sterling and Rock Falls Fire, Rock Falls Police, Whiteside…

Artists Receive Awards for Pencil and Paint Exhibition

Artists Receive Awards for Pencil and Paint Exhibition

Awards were presented to six regionally based artists at the Pencil & Paint Exhibition Awards Reception, October 13. Judge Dennis De Langhe recognized Ellen Mumford of Dixon with Best of Show for her watercolor “Watching Over”; 1st went to Beverly Broyles (Rockford) for “Perkins Cove”; 2nd to Paula Kuehl (McHenry) for her pencil piece “Apollo”;…

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AP Illinois High School Football Rankings Week 9

AP Illinois High School Football Rankings Week 9

Here are the latest rankings of Illinois high school football teams in each class, according to an Associated Press panel of sportswriters: Class 8A No. Team W-L Pts Prv 1. Lincoln-Way East (9) 8-0 98 1 2. Maine South 7-1 87 2 3. Marist (1) 7-1 79 3 4. Oswego 8-0 74 4 5. Homewood-Flossmoor…

Rock Falls Clinches Share of BNC Volleyball Title, Volleyball Scoreboard

Rock Falls Clinches Share of BNC Volleyball Title, Volleyball Scoreboard

Local Girls Volleyball Scoreboard for 10/16/2018: Rockford Lutheran def Dixon 27-25, 25-17 Rock Falls def Mendota 25-11, 25-20 Oregon def North Boone 25-18, 25-7 Sterling def Ottawa 25-9, 25-16 Sterling Newman def Princeton 25-22, 25-19 Forreston def Amboy 25-14, 25-18 AFC def Milledgeville 25-21, 25-22 Eastland def West Carroll 25-20, 25-18

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Mega Millions jackpot soars to record $970 million with no winner since July

Mega Millions jackpot soars to record $970 million with no winner since July

Emilie Richardson/ABC News(NEW YORK) — The Mega Millions jackpot on Thursday jumped to $970 million.The drawing for the prize will be on Friday night.No one won the big prize in Powerball on Wednesday.The jackpot for Powerball has skyrocketed to almost half a billion after no one won.The winning numbers for Powerball, a comparatively meager sum…

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