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Gunman Holds Up Store Monday Evening in Sterling

Gunman Holds Up Store Monday Evening in Sterling

Sterling Police are investigating an armed robbery which happened Monday night. According to Chief Tim Morgan an unknown black male entered the BP Station at E. 4th Street and Freeport Road around 9pm Monday. Reportedly the suspect displayed an unknown type of hand gun.  After getting an undisclosed amount cash fled the scene on foot.…

Sterling Council Discusses if it is Art or a Mural and What is the Difference

Sterling Council Discusses if it is Art or a Mural and What is the Difference

What is art and what is a mural and is there really any difference? This was one of the questions the Sterling City Council had to decide Monday night during their meeting.  The council discussed a proposal made by Dr. Edward Miles of Sterling to paint the silos in downtown. Dr. Miles had proposed to…

Kreider Services Opens Home for Adults With Autism

Kreider Services Opens Home for Adults With Autism

Kreider Services is hosting an Open House on Thursday, August 23 from 1-2 pm at their newest home for adults with Autism. The home is located at 325 Countryside Lane. Nearly two years ago, Kreider Services began the process of building a new residential home on the land behind the Accessibility Park at 500 Anchor…

Local Sports

Dixon Boys and Girls Golf Rained Out on Monday 8/20/18

Dixon Boys and Girls Golf Rained Out on Monday 8/20/18

The Dixon Boys and Girls Golf meet scheduled for Monday August 20th at Lost Nation against was rained out. No make up date was immediately announced. Dixon Boys Golf will host Amboy on Tuesday afternoon at Lost Nation beginning at 4pm. Dixon Girls Golf will travel to Galena on Tuesday afternoon beginning at 4pm.

Week 1- Local High School Football Schedule for Friday August 24th

Week 1- Local High School Football Schedule for Friday August 24th

Week 1- Local High School Football Schedule for Friday August 24th: Big Northern Conference: Oregon at Rockford Lutheran 7pm (Game can be heard on Kool 95.7 and www.koolfm957.com) Stillman Valley at Dixon 7pm (Game can be heard on WIXN AM1460 and www.am1460wixn.com) Winnebago at Byron 7pm Genoa-Kingston at Rock Falls 7pm North Boone at Mendota…

Meet the Dukes/Duchesses Changes Schedule for Friday Night

Meet the Dukes/Duchesses Changes Schedule for Friday Night

Dixon High School is getting set to host, Meet the Dukes and Duchesses on Friday night at 5:30pm inside of Lancaster Gym at Dixon High School. Because of the rains that hit Dixon on Thursday, there will be no football or soccer scrimmages tonight at AC Bowers Field as part of Meet the Dukes and…

Music News

Midland leaves their mark on the World’s Largest Honky Tonk

Midland leaves their mark on the World’s Largest Honky Tonk

BMLGMidland has now been immortalized in cement at the World’s Largest Honky Tonk. Back in 1989, Billy Bob’s Texas started having any artist who sells out the venue at the historic Fort Worth Stockyards preserve their handprints and autographs on a concrete slab. After recently packing the house, Mark Wystrach, Cameron Duddy and Jess Carson joined the ranks of George Jones, Willie Nelson, Loretta…

Runaway June’s debut EP is ready, and on the way September 7

Runaway June’s debut EP is ready, and on the way September 7

BBR Music Group After a couple years of waiting, the debut self-titled EP from Runaway June will finally arrive next month, on September 7. The five-song collection from Naomi Cooke, Hannah Mulholland and Jennifer Wayne will feature the trio’s current single, “Buy My Own Drinks,” as well as their hit “Wild West.” The digital EP also includes a cover of Dwight Yoakam’s top-five…

Devin Dawson invites you to “Stray Off Course” on his first headlining tour

Devin Dawson invites you to “Stray Off Course” on his first headlining tour

Warner Music NashvilleDevin Dawson plans to “Stray Off Course” later this year, as he kicks off his first headlining tour in the fall. First, the “All on Me” hitmaker will reunite with Brett Eldredge for the second leg of Brett’s The Long Way trek in September, before kicking off his own Stray Off Course Tour in Columbia, South…

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