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Polo FFA Accepting Donations for Tornado Relief for Taylorville

Polo FFA Accepting Donations for Tornado Relief for Taylorville

Stephanie Schultz who teaches in Polo and is also the FFA Advisor for the area came from Taylorville and started her career in the area. Recently, a tornado ripped through the area leaving many families displaced.  Schultz said her students knew this and approached her about helping those affected by the tornado. The Polo FFA…

Langloss Receives Justice Leadership Award for Work With Safe Passage Initiative

Langloss Receives Justice Leadership Award for Work With Safe Passage Initiative

Even though Dixon City Manager Dan Langloss is not associated or in charge of the Safe Passage Initiative Program any more, he is still being honored for his work in its development and expansion. This past week Langloss was honored by the Justice Advocacy Group in Chicago.  Langloss received the Justice Leadership Award.  The City…

Dixon PD Make Three Arrest For Cocaine Trafficking

Dixon PD Make Three Arrest For Cocaine Trafficking

Following an investigation into illegal drug activity in the Dixon area Dixon Police made three arrests on Thursday in the 600 block of West Second Street. Officers arrested 24 year old Hunter l. Ristau, 23 year old Mariann C. Poff and a 15 year old female juvenile, all from Sterling. All three were charged with…

Oregon to Hold Brush Pick Up Day on Monday

Oregon to Hold Brush Pick Up Day on Monday

Due to the recent storm damage the Oregon Street Department has announced that they will hold, (Weather Permitting) an additional Brush Pick Up day December 17th. Be sure to follow the guidelines if you put brush out for pick up.  Brush is considered branches larger than 1 inch in diameter.  Smaller is considered yard waste. …

Depot Avenue Rail Crossing to be Closed All of Next Week

Depot Avenue Rail Crossing to be Closed All of Next Week

As part of the Depot Avenue Water Main Replacement project, the City will be closing the Depot Avenue railroad crossing at 7:00 a.m. on Monday, December 17, 2018 until3:00 p.m. Friday, December 21, 2018. The road closure is necessary to accommodate the installation of new water main around the Union Pacific railroad. Signs will be…

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Boys/Girls Bowling Scoreboard, Oregon Sweeps

Boys/Girls Bowling Scoreboard, Oregon Sweeps

Boys/Girls Bowling Scoreboard for 12/13/2018: Boys- Oregon 3561 Spring Valley Hall 2874 Dixon 3112 South Beloit 2760 Rochelle 3176 Sterling 2995   Girls- Oreogn 3287 Spring Valley Hall 2589 Dixon 3020 Kewanee 2177 Sterling 2759 Rochelle 2073

Girls Basketball Scoreboard, AFC Takes Down Amboy

Girls Basketball Scoreboard, AFC Takes Down Amboy

Girls Basketball Scoreboard 12/12/2018: AFC 47 Amboy 44 AFC handed the Amboy Clippers their first loss of the season with a 47-44 road win. Tristan Munroe led the Raiders with 14 points. AFC (12-2) Amboy (11-1) Eastland 66 West Carroll 36

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Prada pulls merchandise from stores over blackface accusations

Prada pulls merchandise from stores over blackface accusations

Alvin Chan/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Luxury Italian fashion house Prada announced that it will pull certain accessories from stock following accusations that the merchandise perpetuates blackface imagery.Chinyere Ezie, a New York-based civil rights lawyer and social justice activist, said she spotted the “shocking” products in the windows and on the shelves of…

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