Local News

For Some the Heat Does Not Stop a Day on the Job

For Some the Heat Does Not Stop a Day on the Job

For some people it does not matter how hot it is, work still needs to get done. Friday morning John Groshans could be seen at the Riverfront Park trimming the trees.  Groshans said the trees needed trim so the riverfront would look like a nice park and not a jungle.  The large blue stair ladder…

Dixon Schools to Hold Open House Nights Just Before School Resumes

Dixon Schools to Hold Open House Nights Just Before School Resumes

The Dixon School District will host several Open House events for returning students. The first night with be Thursday August 15th at Washington School from 4-6pm.  There will be two presentations for the Kindergarten Classes, the first at 4pm and the 2nd at 5pm.  The Madison School Open House will be from 6:30-7:30pm. Reagan Middle…

Ski Broncs Water Show Team Performing in Rock Falls Saturday

Ski Broncs Water Show Team Performing in Rock Falls Saturday

The Rock Falls Tourism say Ski Broncs Water Ski Show Team from Loves Park, IL will be performing in Rock Falls on Sat, July 20, at Sewards Park. They are performing during two exhibition shows at 12 pm and 5 pm. The community is invited to take in the show.

Your Puppy Dog Will Cost You More in Lee County Soon

Your Puppy Dog Will Cost You More in Lee County Soon

Fido may cost you a bit more to be registered in Lee County in the near future. If your pooch is not neutered or spayed it may cost even more. The Lee County Board took a look at the first suggestion of raising registration fees for the Lee County Animal Control Office.  The measure was…

Local Sports

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…

2019 Rock Falls High School Football Schedule

2019 Rock Falls High School Football Schedule

Rock Falls (0-0) Nickname: Rockets Head Coach: TBA 2018 Record: 1-8 2019 Classification Enrollment: 646.50 Date Time Result Score Opp. Score OT H/A Opponent Opp. Record Opp. Enroll. Other Site/Game Info Aug 30 7:00 A Genoa (G.-Kingston) 0-0 594.50 Sep 6 7:00 H Dixon (H.S.) 0-0 762.00 Sep 13 7:00 A Byron 0-0 471.00 Sep…

Music News

Ed Sheeran’s the “Collaboration” king of the British charts

Ed Sheeran’s the “Collaboration” king of the British charts

Mark SurridgeIt’s official: Ed Sheeran’s new album No. 6 Collaborations Project has made him the ruler of the British charts. The album has become the fastest-selling release of the year so far in Ed’s British homeland, debuting at #1 on the chart with sales of 125,000 units. As the Official Charts Company notes, the album…

Goo Goo Dolls announce release date for new album, “Miracle Pill”

Goo Goo Dolls announce release date for new album, “Miracle Pill”

Courtesy of Warner RecordsGoo Goo Dolls are ready to give you a dose of new music. The band has announced their 12th studio album, Miracle Pill, will be released on September 13. A pre-order of the album is available now, and with it comes an instant download of a newly released track called “Money, Fame…

Taylor Swift now offering cat-themed new album bundles, because of course she is

Taylor Swift now offering cat-themed new album bundles, because of course she is

Universal PicturesAfter the trailer for her new movie CATS dropped Thursday, Taylor Swift is capitalizing on the buzz by offering “Cat Edition” new album bundles. The bundles, which are only available until Saturday at 12:29 p.m. EDT, come in seven different variations, and they all include Taylor’s new album Lover, plus merch from her line…

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