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Dixon Council Praises Student Athletes for Actions on the Field and Off

Dixon Council Praises Student Athletes for Actions on the Field and Off

In recent years the sports programs in Dixon have excelled and more teams as well as individuals are competing in playoffs and state events. In recent months, the Dixon City Council has found the time to recognize and honor the athletes and their coaches.  This past Monday night was one of those nights.  Councilman Mike…

McCombie Calls for Illinois Attorney General to Investigate Insulin Price Gouging

McCombie Calls for Illinois Attorney General to Investigate Insulin Price Gouging

Legislation capping out of pocket costs of prescription insulin for those with state regulated health care plans passed the House on November 13th. One of those who voted to approve the bill was State Representative Tony McCombie.  However the bill did not pass without a fair amount of criticism of alleged price gouging in insulin…

One Case of Whooping Cough Found in Dixon Schools

One Case of Whooping Cough Found in Dixon Schools

The Dixon Public Schools have been notified that they have had their first student test positive for pertussis (whooping cough). Pertussis is an infection that affects the airways and it can spread easily from person to person by coughing or sneezing. Symptoms include a runny nose, low-grade fever, and cough that can last for weeks.…

Recovery Operations in Oregon for Missing Men Continues Into the Night

Recovery Operations in Oregon for Missing Men Continues Into the Night

Ogle County Sheriff Brian VanVickle said the search for the two missing men from the capsized boat continues. He stated in a press conference Thursday afternoon they began the search at 7:30 in the morning.  Crews were using different types of sonar to scan the bottom of the river.  He said they have two areas…

Local Sports

IHSFCA All-State Football Teams

IHSFCA All-State Football Teams

On Wednesday afternoon, the Illinois High School Football Coaches Association All-State Teams announced. Here is the list of the All-State Teams: Class 8A Antonio King, Bolingbrook, RB Xavier Bonds, Elgin, WR Andrew Johnson, Glenbard West, OL LaVoise McCoy, Homewood-Flossmoor, DB Brad Walker, Huntley, DL Dominic Dzioban, Lincoln-Way East, K-P AJ Henning, Lincoln-Way East, RB-WR Peter…

Illinois 8-Man Football Championship Set- Polo vs Milford-Cissna Park

Illinois 8-Man Football Championship Set- Polo vs Milford-Cissna Park

Illinois 8-Man Football Championship Game- Friday 7pm at Monmouth College #1 Milford-Cissa Park (11-0) vs #2 Polo (11-0) Defending Illinois 8-Man Football Champions Milford-Cissa Park (11-0) is back in Monmouth to defend their title. A year ago, the Bearcats defeated Alden-Hebron in the inaugural championship game 66-14. In 2019, Milford-Cissa Park has outscored their opponents…

Boys Bowling- Dixon Falls Short at Home, Oregon Beats E-P

Boys Bowling- Dixon Falls Short at Home, Oregon Beats E-P

Boys Bowling Scoreboard 11/19/19: Rockford Christian 3529 Dixon 3223 Rockford Christian picked up a win over Dixon Tuesday night by a score of 3539-3223. Rockford Christian was led by Zack Joiner who rolled the match high game and series with 289 and 708. Dixon was led by seniors Trevor White and Tyler Yocum with 618…

Music News

Scooter Braun addresses Taylor Swift controversy: “It’s gotten out of hand”

Scooter Braun addresses Taylor Swift controversy: “It’s gotten out of hand”

Getty Images For dcp via ABC/Emma McIntyre/AMA2018Music manager Scooter Braun has finally broken his silence about Taylor Swift’s very public feud with him, which began this summer after he purchased her original record company, Big Machine, and became the owner of her master recordings. The feud heated up recently after Taylor claimed Big Machine would…

Joe Jonas getting his own show on Quibi

Joe Jonas getting his own show on Quibi

Peggy SirotaJust like his wife Sophie Turner, Joe Jonas is adding “TV star” to his resume. E! Online reports that, following the news that Sophie would be starring in a series for Quibi, a new mobile-streaming platform, Joe will also be getting his own show on the platform.  It’s called Cup of Joe, and it’s…

Is this the smell you’re looking for? Lionel Richie launches new fragrance

Is this the smell you’re looking for? Lionel Richie launches new fragrance

ABC/Craig SjodinThanks to Lionel Richie, you can now smell good “All Night Long.” The singer and American Idol judge has launched his first his and her fragrance collection called, of course, HELLO by Lionel Richie.  Both scents are now available on Amazon. The fragrances are inspired by Lionel’s international travels and his passion for music.  …

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