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Demmer Says Lawmakers Do Not Care What Tax Barrage is Doing to Families

Demmer Says Lawmakers Do Not Care What Tax Barrage is Doing to Families

A recent Wallet Hub study gave Illinois the new title of “Highest Tax Burden State in the Nation”. State Representative Tom Demmer of Dixon joined colleagues in calling for an end to the barrage of tax increases in the state. Demmer says the conversation about taxes in Illinois around a family’s dinner table is far…

Two Vehicle Crash Claims Life of Davis Junction Man

Two Vehicle Crash Claims Life of Davis Junction Man

Shortly after 5pm Friday Ogle County Sheriff’s Deputies and the Lynn-Scott-Rock Fire Department were dispatched to the intersection of IL Rte. 251 and Lindenwood Road in rural Lindenwood, for the report of an accident with injuries. A SUV was driving north on IL Rte. 251, attempting to turn right onto Lindenwood Road.  A truck was…

Controlled Burns Healthy for Nachusa Grasslands

Controlled Burns Healthy for Nachusa Grasslands

If you happen to be driving by the Nachusa Grasslands and notice thick black smoke and flames there is a good chance you do not have to worry about it. Controlled Burns will be starting soon at the grasslands.  The reason for the burns is to remove dried plants and help restore and maintain the…

Dixon High School Students Learn What Awaits Them After Graduation

Dixon High School Students Learn What Awaits Them After Graduation

High School Students from Dixon High School were able to learn about what different professions they could go into after they graduate. The vendors at the Job Fair at the High School included professional services, Police, Fire, as well as factory and skill labor.  Around 35 vendors were present and the event was organized by…

A Great Deal of Excitement as Ground in Broken for Construction of Water Wonderland

A Great Deal of Excitement as Ground in Broken for Construction of Water Wonderland

Friday morning the first shovel of dirt was taken up for the construction of the Water Wonderland Splash Pad in Dixon as the official Groundbreaking Ceremony was held. Not only were Park District members present, but, city council, government, public works workers and over 100 members of the community were in attendance. The project to…

United Way of Lee County Had Good Reason to Celebrate

United Way of Lee County Had Good Reason to Celebrate

The United Way of Lee County held a Campaign Celebration Thursday afternoon and this year they had good reason to celebrate. A large crowd of volunteers, supporters and agencies which benefit from the funds raised through the United Way efforts were gathered at the Elks Lodge in Dixon.  The goal the United Way of Lee…

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Oregon Girls Soccer Falls to Rochelle

Oregon Girls Soccer Falls to Rochelle

In Girls Soccer on Wednesday night, Oregon lost  2-1 to Rochelle. The lone goal for Oregon was scored by Katelyn Byerley and assisted by Hannah Donaldson. T he first goal for Rochelle came off of an own goal in the first half. Katelin Pudlas had 15 saves in the goal tonight. Oregon is now 0-1-1…

Girls Soccer Scoreboard- Dixon Falls to Kaneland

Girls Soccer Scoreboard- Dixon Falls to Kaneland

Girls Soccer Scoreboard 3/19/19: Kaneland 5 Dixon 4 Kaneland broke open a 4-4 tie with the winning goal in the 72nd minute to give the Knights a 5-4 win over Dixon on Tuesday afternoon. Taylor Harrison scored all four goals for Dixon.   Oregon 0 Indian Creek 0 (Tie) Oregon tied Indian Creek in their…

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Severe weather heading east as record flooding continues

Severe weather heading east as record flooding continues

ABC News(NEW YORK) — Almost 90 reports of damaging storms were recorded over the weekend from Texas to Illinois, including a tornado near St. Louis and golf ball-sized hail that covered the ground near the Dallas-Fort Worth metro area.That storm system is heading east Monday and expected to deliver more severe weather to the Deep…

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It’s ‘show time’ for Apple: News, video streaming and credit card with Goldman Sachs

It’s ‘show time’ for Apple: News, video streaming and credit card with Goldman Sachs

PeskyMonkey/iStock(SAN FRANCISCO) — So this is what Tim Cook does with $1 billion.That’s the amount that Apple has invested in developing its entertainment division, including original programming in the company’s closest approximation of a Hollywood studio to date. The company is expected to reveal its lineup of shows and movies, in addition to how to…

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Trump to roll out red carpet for Netanyahu visit ahead of Israeli election

Trump to roll out red carpet for Netanyahu visit ahead of Israeli election

Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead(WASHINGTON) — With the election in Israel a little more than two weeks away, President Donald Trump is set to give what many are calling a political gift to his close friend Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu — vying for his fifth term — with a two-day visit to the…

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Severe weather heading east as record flooding continues

Severe weather heading east as record flooding continues

ABC News(NEW YORK) — Almost 90 reports of damaging storms were recorded over the weekend from Texas to Illinois, including a tornado near St. Louis and golf ball-sized hail that covered the ground near the Dallas-Fort Worth metro area.That storm system is heading east Monday and expected to deliver more severe weather to the Deep…