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Dixon Schools Will No Longer Look Like a Work in Progress As Most Work Wraps Up

Dixon Schools Will No Longer Look Like a Work in Progress As Most Work Wraps Up

For over the past year the Dixon High School and Jefferson Elementary School has looked like a work in progress. Both Schools seemed to have as many workmen and construction personnel as they did teachers and staff. During the last Dixon School Board meeting, Grounds and Maintenance Director Kevin Schultz had some good news to…

Petunia Fest is Over, Now Comes the Evaluation

Petunia Fest is Over, Now Comes the Evaluation

Even though the Petunia Festival ended a couple of weeks ago, the post Petunia Festival evaluation continues. During the most recent Dixon City Council meeting, there was a recap of how the festival went.  Joining the council was the President of the Petunia Board Jeff White and Vice President Jennifer Bubrick.  They both thanked the…

Dixon Man Arrested Following Meth Dealing in Dixon Investigation

Dixon Man Arrested Following Meth Dealing in Dixon Investigation

On Friday the Dixon Police Department completed an investigation into the sale of Methamphetamine in the Dixon area. Following the investigation 45 year old Edward Chad Shippert of Dixon was arrested at his home on Sunday.  Shippert was taken into custody and transported to the Dixon Police Department. Shippert was charged with two counts of…

Air Racers Make a Quick Pit Stop At Whiteside County Airport Sunday

Air Racers Make a Quick Pit Stop At Whiteside County Airport Sunday

A total of sixty-three racing aircraft flew through Whiteside County, with most of them making a quick pit stop Sunday at the Whiteside County Airport. The air race, AirVenture Cup, started at Mt. Vernon, IL around 10:00 a.m. on Sunday, July 21st, after a short weather delay. Some airplanes only made low passes at Whiteside…

Sterling Driver Arrested for DUI Following Two Car Crash

Sterling Driver Arrested for DUI Following Two Car Crash

Shortly before 2am Sunday morning Ogle County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a two vehicle accident without injuries in the 7000 block of N. IL Rte 251. After further investigation 24 year old Shawn Skinner of Sterling was arrested for Driving under the Influence of Alcohol. Skinner was also issued citations for Failure to Reduce Speed…

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2019 Polo Marcos High School Football Schedule

2019 Polo Marcos High School Football Schedule

Polo (0-0) Nickname: Marcos Head Coach: Jeff Bumsted 2018 Record: 5-5 2019 Classification Enrollment: 172.50 Date Time Result Score Opp. Score OT H/A Opponent Opp. Record Opp. Enroll. Other Site/Game Info Aug 30 6:00 H Danville (Schlarman) 0-0 102.50 Sep 7 2:00 A Jacksonville (Illinois School for the Deaf) 0-0 101.00 Sep 13 7:00 H…

2019 AFC Raiders High School Football Schedule

2019 AFC Raiders High School Football Schedule

Ashton (A.-Franklin Center) (0-0) Nickname: Raiders Head Coach: Brad Winterland 2018 Record: 0-9 2019 Classification Enrollment: 159.00 Date Time Result Score Opp. Score OT H/A Opponent Opp. Record Opp. Enroll. Other Site/Game Info Aug 30 7:00 A East Dubuque 0-0 212.00 Sep 6 7:00 H Orangeville 0-0 101.50 Sep 13 7:00 A Stockton 0-0 185.00…

2019 Amboy Clippers High School Football Schedule

2019 Amboy Clippers High School Football Schedule

Amboy [A.-LaMoille Coop] (0-0) Nickname: Clippers Head Coach: Gary Jones 2018 Record: 3-6 2019 Classification Enrollment: 341.50 Date Time Result Score Opp. Score OT H/A Opponent Opp. Record Opp. Enroll. Other Site/Game Info Aug 30 7:00 A Pecatonica 0-0 250.00 Durand Sep 6 7:00 H Lena (L.-Winslow) 0-0 231.00 Sep 13 7:30 A Forreston 0-0…

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Heavy rain drenches Northeast; tropical depression to soak Carolinas

Heavy rain drenches Northeast; tropical depression to soak Carolinas

ABC News(NEW YORK) — Severe storms moved through the Northeast late Monday and into Tuesday morning, producing damaging winds of 75 to 80 mph from Virginia to New Jersey. Heavy rain came with these storms, including up to 4 inches in Westchester County, just north of New York City, in only a few hours. Flash…

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Joe Biden fights youth incarceration in new criminal justice plan

Joe Biden fights youth incarceration in new criminal justice plan

ABC News(WASHINGTON) — Former Vice President Joe Biden rolled out his criminal justice plan Tuesday, as the front-runner has come under fire for his past record from 2020 Democratic opponents.The plan focuses on preventing crime, eliminating racial disparities and providing second chances for those who have had contact with the criminal justice system. Biden joins…

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Heavy rain drenches Northeast; tropical depression to soak Carolinas

Heavy rain drenches Northeast; tropical depression to soak Carolinas

ABC News(NEW YORK) — Severe storms moved through the Northeast late Monday and into Tuesday morning, producing damaging winds of 75 to 80 mph from Virginia to New Jersey. Heavy rain came with these storms, including up to 4 inches in Westchester County, just north of New York City, in only a few hours. Flash…