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Whiteside County Deputies Take Into Custody Two Suspects They Were Looking For

Whiteside County Deputies Take Into Custody Two Suspects They Were Looking For

The Whiteside County Sheriff’s Office announced the arrest of the last of two individuals they had been looking for. On Monday Deputies took into custody Jarrod Meurs following an ongoing investigation.  Meures was charged with Forgery as well as Burglary. About mid-July Deputies arrested Gregory McElhiney for the same offenses.  Additional charges are said to…

Sterling Police Stepping Up Traffic Safety Campaign Ahead of Labor Day

Sterling Police Stepping Up Traffic Safety Campaign Ahead of Labor Day

The Sterling Police Department announced its plans for a traffic safety campaign focusing on drunk, unbuckled and distracted drivers. The high-visibility crackdown will run from August 20th through the early morning hours of September 4th.  This will include the Labor Day holiday. Officers say this is a particularly deadly time on Illinois roads.  The Sterling Police…

United Way of Lee County Needing Volunteers to Help End Hunger

United Way of Lee County Needing Volunteers to Help End Hunger

If you could spend an hour and a half and provide food for 1500 people would you do it? The United Way of Lee County is looking for 150 persons who want to help End Hunger in Lee County.  The new initiative kicks off the 2018 campaign.  This is an effort to provide food for…

Local Sports

Rock Falls Set to Host McThenia Tennis Tournament on Saturday

Rock Falls Set to Host McThenia Tennis Tournament on Saturday

The Coloma Township Park District will host the Jeffrey “Todd” McThenia Memorial Tennis Tournament to benefit the Whiteside County Cancer Fund. Todd was a 1983 Graduate of Rock Falls High School and played on the varsity tennis team.  He went on to play tennis for 2 years under Coach Frank Palumbo on a scholarship at…

Rock Falls Sweeps Oregon in Local Golf at Rock River

Rock Falls Sweeps Oregon in Local Golf at Rock River

In Boys and Girls Golf at the Rock River Golf and Pool in Rock Falls, the Rockets swept Oregon in a Big Northern Conference Meet. Boys Golf: Rock Falls 163 Oregon 181 Medalist: Grant Wasson (RF) and Jackson Buck (Ore) 39 Girls Golf: Rock Falls 222 Oregon 227 Medalist: Lizzy Villareal (Ore) 50

Meet the Dukes and Duchesses is set for Friday Night in Dixon

Meet the Dukes and Duchesses is set for Friday Night in Dixon

Dixon High School will be holding their annual Meet the Dukes and Duchesses on Friday August 17th beginning at 5:30pm at Dixon High School. All the fall sports teams at Dixon will be introduced, including volleyball, cross country, boys soccer and boys and girls golf, girls tennis and football. There will also be some sports…

Music News

Dierks Bentley celebrates his kids as he stars in ABC’s annual “WE Day” special on Friday

Dierks Bentley celebrates his kids as he stars in ABC’s annual “WE Day” special on Friday

ABC RadioDierks Bentley will be hanging out with the likes of Jennifer Aniston, Whoopi Goldberg and John Stamos this Friday night, as he appears on the fourth annual WE Day special on ABC. The event is “a celebration of young people making a difference,” and is put together by the WE organization, which encourages the next generation to effect positive change in the…

Old Dominion invites their friends to join them as they turn their Ryman debut into a benefit

Old Dominion invites their friends to join them as they turn their Ryman debut into a benefit

ABC/Mark LevineACM Vocal Group of the Year Old Dominion will play Nashville’s historic Ryman Auditorium for the very first time next month, in a special show they’re calling An Evening with Friends. The September 18 concert will benefit both The Opry Trust Foundation and The Ryan Seacrest Foundation. “The Ryman has been a bucket list venue since we…

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