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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…

City of Dixon Gets the Bill for Snow Removal This Past Winter

City of Dixon Gets the Bill for Snow Removal This Past Winter

The price tag for snow removal and dealing with Mother Nature this past winter had to be dealt with at the most recent Dixon City Council meeting. The Council amended the 2019 city budget to pay to the Street Department around $50,000.  Public Works Director Matt Heckman said this included $40,000 in overtime for the…

Nicor Try’s to Save Historical Features of Old Dixon HQ

Nicor Try’s to Save Historical Features of Old Dixon HQ

Nicor Gas makes effort to save historical parts of old Dixon Headquarters. The building located at 421 W. 1st Street, Dixon, IL is currently in the process of being decommissioned by Nicor Gas. Built in 1924 the building has had a long life and after careful evaluation and examination, Nicor Gas determined that the building…

Suspect in Stolen Truck Leads Law Enforcement on Two County Chase

Suspect in Stolen Truck Leads Law Enforcement on Two County Chase

On Wednesday around 7:00pm, the Whiteside County Sheriff’s Office assisted the Prophetstown Police Department with the pursuit of a vehicle, that fled while Police were attempting to make a traffic stop. This vehicle, being a white in color 2019 Nissan pickup, had been reported stolen to Sterling Police Department on March 6. Prophetstown Police pursued…

Whiteside Sheriff Opens Some Roads, Others Still Closed Due to Standing Water

Whiteside Sheriff Opens Some Roads, Others Still Closed Due to Standing Water

The Whiteside County Sheriff Department says some of the roads closed earlier because of standing water are now open. However, there are still several roads closed due to standing water. Drivers are asked to avoid Burton Rd at Clark Rd, Lawrence Park is closed, Bunker Hill Rd between IL RT 78 & Lister Rd, River…

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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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Cesar Sayoc pleads guilty to mailing bombs targeting prominent Democrats

Cesar Sayoc pleads guilty to mailing bombs targeting prominent Democrats

Broward County Sheriff’s Office via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Cesar Sayoc, the man behind a campaign of letter bombs targeting prominent Democrats, including former President Barack Obama, pleaded guilty to 65 counts in Manhattan federal court on Thursday.Federal prosecutors more than doubled the number of charges immediately prior to the plea hearing.Sayoc, of Aventura, Florida,…

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Cesar Sayoc pleads guilty to mailing bombs targeting prominent Democrats

Cesar Sayoc pleads guilty to mailing bombs targeting prominent Democrats

Broward County Sheriff’s Office via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Cesar Sayoc, the man behind a campaign of letter bombs targeting prominent Democrats, including former President Barack Obama, pleaded guilty to 65 counts in Manhattan federal court on Thursday.Federal prosecutors more than doubled the number of charges immediately prior to the plea hearing.Sayoc, of Aventura, Florida,…