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Dixon Park District Not Forgetting About the Other Splash Pad in Town

Dixon Park District Not Forgetting About the Other Splash Pad in Town

The Water Wonderland Splash Pad, during this hot summer, has been a favorite destination and not just for Dixon residents. During the Dixon Park District Board meeting Wednesday night, Executive Director Duane Long went over the numbers concerning Water Wonderland.  He said at any one time since it has been open, 35-50 kids can be…

Sterling Man Arrested for Failure to Register as Sex Offender

Sterling Man Arrested for Failure to Register as Sex Offender

The City of Sterling announced that shortly before 1pm the Sterling Police Department arrested 22 year old Terrell D. Walton of Sterling for unlawful failure to register as a sex offender, in the 900-Block of West 3rd Street, Sterling, Illinois. Walton was taken to the Whiteside County Jail in lieu of bond.

Sterling Teen Arrested for Public Indecency

Sterling Teen Arrested for Public Indecency

The City of Sterling announced the Sterling Police Department received several calls of a male operating a vehicle, who exposed himself to females walking, from July 21st through August 6th. At 6:29 p.m., on August 6 Sterling Police Department arrested 19 year old Josue C. Lucas of Sterling for public indecency, after receiving another complaint. …

Whiteside County Sheriff and Rock Falls FD Placing New Channel Markers in Rock River

Whiteside County Sheriff and Rock Falls FD Placing New Channel Markers in Rock River

Whiteside County Sheriff’s Office and Rock Falls Fire Department have teamed up to help boaters in Whiteside County with the re-placement of channel markers on the Rock River in Whiteside County. During the next several weeks the fire department and sheriff’s office will be placing the markers in the river in an attempt to help…

Dixon Will Seek to Find Solution to Housing Shortage

Dixon Will Seek to Find Solution to Housing Shortage

Does the City of Dixon have a housing shortage? City Manager Dan Langloss said at the most recent City Council meeting the city has planned well for such things as industrial growth and other areas.  However, he stated the city has not planned well to grow the city.  He said there are a couple of…

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Black Women’s Equal Pay Day is a reminder of the continuing pay gap

Black Women’s Equal Pay Day is a reminder of the continuing pay gap

jacoblund/iStock(NEW YORK) — Aug. 22, eight months into the year, is approximately how far into 2019 a black woman must work to earn what a typical white male was paid at the end of 2018, according to the organizers of Black Women’s Equal Pay Day.In other words, it takes the typical black woman around 20…

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John Hickenlooper joins crowded Senate race in Colorado

John Hickenlooper joins crowded Senate race in Colorado

krblokhin/iStock(DENVER) — Onetime 2020 Democratic presidential candidate and former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper launched his campaign to unseat GOP Sen. Cory Gardner, R-Colo., Thursday morning, entering a crowded Democratic primary to challenge the vulnerable Republican incumbent.”I know changing Washington is hard but I want to give it a shot,” Hickenlooper said in a new video…

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