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Dixon Park District Office Gets First Facelift in 30 Years

Dixon Park District Office Gets First Facelift in 30 Years

Dixon Park District Executive Director Duane Long says he believes if things look good and feel good than good things will happen. This is the reason behind the facelift happening at the Dixon Park District Office.  Long said it has been 30 years since the office received an upgrade and with so much happening it…

Sterling Council Discuss Rigid Rules and Flexibility

Sterling Council Discuss Rigid Rules and Flexibility

Some people believe rules are there for a reason and need to be followed to the letter. Others feel rules are there, but, they can be bent or changed to suit the situation.  It appears if you are big enough you may be able to get an exception from any rule. This seemed to be…

One Lucky Cat Finds It Still Haves Some of its Nine Lives

One Lucky Cat Finds It Still Haves Some of its Nine Lives

Talk about one lucky cat who found out it still had some lives left over. Wednesday morning personnel at Happy Tails in Rock Falls say they just barely saw the top of something buried in a snow bank at the end of the driveway.  When they went to see what it was they discovered a…

Weather Puts Garbage Pickup Behind, Say Put Totes Out Anyway

Weather Puts Garbage Pickup Behind, Say Put Totes Out Anyway

Republic Services of Dixon has cancelled all routes again Wednesday January 23, 2019 due to inclement weather and the safety of their drivers. They will be running 1-2 Days behind schedule through Saturday. Please leave all receptacles out so they can work ahead to the best of their abilities to get caught up. Weather caused…

Local Sports

Girls Bowling- Sterling Wins Invite, Dixon Takes 2nd Place

Girls Bowling- Sterling Wins Invite, Dixon Takes 2nd Place

In Girls Bowling at the Sterling MLK Classic, Dixon fell short by 24 pins to Sterling to take 2nd place in Sterling’s MLK Invitational. Sterling finished in 1st place with a 5374 while Dixon rolled a 5350. Allie Bay led the Duchesses with a 1175 series which also won 1st place for high series of…

Boys Basketball Scoreboard- Dixon Goes 1-1 at Sterling MLK Classic

Boys Basketball Scoreboard- Dixon Goes 1-1 at Sterling MLK Classic

Boys Basketball Scoreboard 1/21/2019: Sterling MLK Classic- Maine South 54 Dixon 50 (OT) Dixon 53 Naperville Central 45 Naperville Central 53 Sterling 48 Oswego East 77 Sterling 61   Freeport MLK Classic- Byron 76 Rochelle 48 Byron 60 Rockford Christian 45 Freeport 80 Rochelle 67   Sterling Newman 60 Princeton 41

Girls Bowling- Dixon Edges Oregon at Plum Hollow

Girls Bowling- Dixon Edges Oregon at Plum Hollow

In Girls Bowling, Dixon started out a little slow but managed a good 2nd and 3rd games to over take Oregon for the win 3152-3039 at Plum Hollow Family Center on Thursday afternoon. Dixon trailed 626-413 after the 1st game, but used a big 2nd and 3rd game to improve to 10-0 on the season.…

Country News

Gwen Stefani reveals inspirations behind new eyewear line

Gwen Stefani reveals inspirations behind new eyewear line

Todd StefaniGwen Stefani wants to improve your view. The singer has come out with a new line of sunglasses and glasses for her “L.A.M.B. and gx by Gwen Stefani” line of eyewear. Gwen tells Entertainment Tonight what inspired her latest collection. “I have been a huge fan of sunglasses forever and been so blessed through…

Four out of five Backstreet Boys agree: *This* BSB song is terrible

Four out of five Backstreet Boys agree: *This* BSB song is terrible

Dennis LeupoldEven people who aren’t Backstreet Boys fans agree that some of the group’s hits — like “I Want It That Way” and “As Long As You Love Me” — are pop perfection.  But the Boys themselves collectively agree that they’ve cut some bad songs along the way…and one in particular stands out for its…

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