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Five Kids With Skin in the Game Donates Lemonade Stand Money to Dixon Splash Pad

Five Kids With Skin in the Game Donates Lemonade Stand Money to Dixon Splash Pad

Dixon Park District Executive Director Duane Long said following the Dixon Park District meeting how touched and impressed he was with five young people who took action. He is referring to a group called the Five Cousins Lemonade Stand.  These five cousins ran a lemonade stand during the recent National Lemonade Day and they were…

Two Local Authors to Provide An Afternoon of Chills at Dixon Public Library

Two Local Authors to Provide An Afternoon of Chills at Dixon Public Library

The Dixon Public Library is inviting you to An Afternoon of Chills. This event will be held on Saturday October 13th at 2pm.  Local authors Terri Reid and Shannon Bailey will discuss their novels and provide some chilling tales at the Dixon Library. Terry Reid lives in Northwest Illinois, as does her character Mary O’Reilly…

Sterling Woman Injured in Two Vehicle Crash

Sterling Woman Injured in Two Vehicle Crash

Thursday evening Ogle County Deputies responded to the intersection of Illinois Rte. 26 and Sterling road for a two vehicle accident with minor injuries. It was learned that a vehicle driven by 47 year old Tammy Moran of Sterling was traveling west on Illinois Rte. 26 when she failed to stop at the intersection of…

Local Sports

Football Scoreboard for Friday Sept. 21

Football Scoreboard for Friday Sept. 21

Big Northern Conference Stillman Valley 29 Oregon 7 Dixon 36 Mendota 7 Genoa-Kingston 21 Rockford Lutheran 7 Byron 62 North Boone 21 Winnebago 51 Rock Falls 37 Three Rivers Conference Fulton 14 Morrison 12 Sterling Newman 42 Rockridge 0 Kewanee 19 Erie-PTown 14 Northern Illinois Big 12 Sterling 43 Geneseo 7 Rochelle 55 LP 33…

Dixon High School Announces its 2019 Hall of Fame Induction Class

Dixon High School Announces its 2019 Hall of Fame Induction Class

The Dixon Athletics Hall of Fame committee is proud to announce the inaugural class of inductees in to the newly established Hall of Fame. After nearly 18 months of planning and preparation, the committee has established a constitution, nomination processes, and voting procedures, all of which have led to the voting in of the first…

Sam Ramirez Week 5 Illinois High School Football Predictions

Sam Ramirez Week 5 Illinois High School Football Predictions

Sam Ramirez Week 5 Illinois High School Football Prediction: Sam is 49-10 so far in 2018 Sterling at Geneseo Rochelle at LP East Dubuque at Amboy Eastland-Pearl City at Lena Winslow Milledgeville at Orangeville Polo at Warren Forreston at Freeport Aquin South Beloit at AFC Morrison at Fulton Sterling Newman at Rockridge Oregon at Stillman…

Heintzelman Leads Dixon Girls Golf in Win Over Sterling

Heintzelman Leads Dixon Girls Golf in Win Over Sterling

In Girls Golf action at Lost Nation on Thursday afternoon, the Dixon Duchesses picked up a non-conference win over Sterling 192-198. Dixon’s Bella Heintzelman earned medalist honors shooting a 42 for the Duchesses. Olivia Rick shot a 47 for Dixon while Nina Baratta finished with a 49 for the Duchesses. Abby Sheets led Sterling with…

Music News

Brad Paisley’s planning the “Best Night of [His] Life,” playing in an all-star rock band for Will Ferrell

Brad Paisley’s planning the “Best Night of [His] Life,” playing in an all-star rock band for Will Ferrell

ABC/Image Group LABrad Paisley is set to have the best night of his life at comedian Will Ferrell’s fundraiser next month in Los Angeles. Brad will be part of the Super Mega Funktastic Jam Rock All Stars band, led by Chad Smith of the Red Hot Chili Peppers. Josh Klinghoffer from the Chili Peppers will sit in as well, along with Coldplay’s Chris Martin, Mike McCready from Pearl…

Watch Willie, Stapleton and Kacey play Farm Aid 2018 on Saturday

Watch Willie, Stapleton and Kacey play Farm Aid 2018 on Saturday

Farm AidFarm Aid 2018 is one day away: The day-long festival is taking place in Hartford, Connecticut this Saturday, September 22. Tickets are sold out through official channels but still available on StubHub and CraigsList, and the multi-artist hoedown is the perfect event for a road trip. However, if you’re unable to hit the highway…

Listen now: Luke Combs and Leon Bridges can’t get “Beyond” their “Beautiful Crazy” collaboration

Listen now: Luke Combs and Leon Bridges can’t get “Beyond” their “Beautiful Crazy” collaboration

Sony When they filmed their episode of CMT Crossroads earlier this year, Luke Combs and R&B singer Leon Bridges had such great musical chemistry that the two are now releasing some joint songs. You can now stream or download the live, collaborative versions of Bridges’ hit, “Beyond,” as well as the Luke fan favorite “Beautiful Crazy.” “Leon is one of those…

Newcomer Jimmie Allen takes listeners back to “Mercury Lane” on debut album

Newcomer Jimmie Allen takes listeners back to “Mercury Lane” on debut album

BBR Music Group With his debut single, “Best Shot,” now in the top 20, newcomer Jimmie Allen’s first full-length album is set to follow next month. Mercury Lane will arrive October 12 and is named for the street where the Delaware native grew up. “Mercury Lane is where my journey began,” Jimmie explains. “All of the fundamental…

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