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Lee County Sheriff Assures New Regulations Designed for Habitual Problems

Lee County Sheriff Assures New Regulations Designed for Habitual Problems

Several members of the Lee County Board Tuesday night expressed their concerns in regard to some new law enforcement regulations the Lee County Sheriff Department would like to employ. Some members seemed to have the opinion the new regulations was an over reach by law enforcement.  Others said they felt the regulations may be used…

River Expected to Reach Flood Stage at Anytime

River Expected to Reach Flood Stage at Anytime

Even though the big storms hit many miles to the north of Dixon Monday night, the effects of that rain will be felt in the Sauk Valley. Lee County Officials are expecting the Rock River to reach flood stage any time during the next 24 hours.  Lee County Emergency Management Director Kevin Lalley said people…

Dixon Crews Prepare for High River Levels By Securing Dock

Dixon Crews Prepare for High River Levels By Securing Dock

The Dixon Public Works Department and the City Fire Department joined forces Tuesday morning with the idea of being prepared for a rising Rock River. Crews from the city, with help from the Fire Department river boat secured the dock at the Riverfront Park. Fire Chief Tim Shipman said the dock was beginning to break…

Dixon Park District to Hold Bass Tournament This Saturday

Dixon Park District to Hold Bass Tournament This Saturday

On Saturday, June 23rd from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. the Sauk Valley Bass Club and the Dixon Park District will be offering a Bass Fishing Tournament at Lowell Park in Dixon, Illinois. Participants will be given a pool location with an opportunity to change pools between 10 and 11 a.m.  The tournament offers cash…

Local Sports

34th Annual KSB Tennis Classic Coming to Dixon

34th Annual KSB Tennis Classic Coming to Dixon

The 34th Annual KSB Tennis Classic will begin on Tuesday July 3rd and wrap up on Sunday July 8th at the Emma Hubbs Tennis Courts in Page Park in Dixon. This is a doubles only tournament and is open to people of all ages. The Youth Doubles portion of the Classic will be held on…

Oregon HS – IHSA Team Academic Achievement Award Announced

Oregon HS – IHSA Team Academic Achievement Award Announced

The Oregon High School Athletic Department is pleased to announce that eight of its second semester athletic teams qualified for the IHSA Team Academic Achievement Award. The eight teams from Winter and Spring of 2017-18 are: Boys Basketball Girls Basketball Girls Bowling Competitive Cheerleading Softball Girls Soccer Boys Track Girls Track The Illinois High School…

Oraham Leaves Dixon Boys Basketball to Coach at Elk Grove High School

Oraham Leaves Dixon Boys Basketball to Coach at Elk Grove High School

According to an official press release from Elk Grove High School Assistant Principal Robert Murphy, the school has hired former Dixon Boys Basketball Coach Nick Oraham to take over as the Head Coach at Elk Grove High School. In his second and last season with Dixon, Oraham led the Dukes to a Regional Championship in…

Illinois High School Football Shrine Game set for Saturday June 16th

Illinois High School Football Shrine Game set for Saturday June 16th

Bloomington, IL – The Illinois Coaches Association and the Shriners of Illinois will host the 44th annual Illinois High School Shrine Game on June 16th at Tucci Stadium on the campus of Illinois Wesleyan University. Kick-off for the 44th annual game is scheduled for Saturday, June 16th at 1:00p.m. The pregame festivities will begin with…

Country News

What Makes You…Lucky: How to see Luke Bryan at Wrigley Field for free

What Makes You…Lucky: How to see Luke Bryan at Wrigley Field for free

ABC/Paula LoboHow’d you like an all-expenses-paid trip to see Luke Bryan at Wrigley Field in Chicago? All you need to do is download Luke’s app for a chance to win. That lucky individual will not only get airfare, hotel, and two tickets to the What Makes You Country Tour — XL Stadium Sized in the Windy City on September 1,…

“Everything’s” more than “Alright” for Kenny Chesney and David Lee Murphy as the duo sets multiple records

“Everything’s” more than “Alright” for Kenny Chesney and David Lee Murphy as the duo sets multiple records

Reviver Records“Everything’s Gonna Be Alright” may be the title of this week’s #1 collaboration between David Lee Murphy and Kenny Chesney, but things are considerably more than alright for the duo, as they’ve also set multiple records with the feat. The tune becomes Kenny’s 29th chart-topper, tying Tim McGraw’s record for the most number ones on Billboard’s Country Airplay ranking.…

Luke Combs and Lauren Alaina will add their voices to “A Capitol Fourth”

Luke Combs and Lauren Alaina will add their voices to “A Capitol Fourth”

ABC/Randy Holmes; ABC/Image Group LALuke Combs and Lauren Alaina will celebrate Independence Day this year with a collection of the biggest stars in American music, as they perform on the 2018 edition of the PBS special A Capitol Fourth. Jimmy Buffett, The Beach Boys and The Temptations are also set to sing on the show, hosted by actor John Stamos. A cappella sensation Pentatonix and gospel legend CeCe Winans will…

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