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Sauk Valley Trustees Take a Fresh Look at Solar Energy Project at College

Sauk Valley Trustees Take a Fresh Look at Solar Energy Project at College

The Sauk Valley Board of Trustees took a fresh look at the idea of the school going solar for some of its energy needs Monday night. The original plan was presented back in April of this year, however, at the time the board tabled the matter.  They said they wanted to see more figures of…

Tales From Beyond the Grave Returns to Oakwood Cemetery in Dixon Sunday

Tales From Beyond the Grave Returns to Oakwood Cemetery in Dixon Sunday

The ninth annual “Tales From Beyond the Grave” will be from 1-4 p.m., Sunday, September 30, 2018 at Oakwood Cemetery, 416 S. Dement Ave, Dixon. Please enter the Cemetery off Route 38 for parking. Walkers will visit the graves of Dixon historical figures, such as Lorenzo Venier, Joseph Villiger, Walter Knack and others. A donation…

Mt. Morris Woman Arrested for Giving False Report

Mt. Morris Woman Arrested for Giving False Report

Just after 3pm Sunday Ogle County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a stolen vehicle complaint at 4449 W. IL Rte 64. After the investigation, Deputies learned the vehicle was in fact not stolen and the report was false.  Deputies then placed 43 year old Hortencia Jaimes-Carbajal of Mt. Morris under arrest for Disorderly Conduct. Jaimes-Carbajal was…

Local Sports

Dixon Girls Tennis Edges Freeport 3-2

Dixon Girls Tennis Edges Freeport 3-2

In Girls Tennis, the Dixon Duchesses went on the road and picked up a 3-2 non-conference win over Freeport on Monday afternoon. #1 Singles- Riley Bally (Dixon) def Sydney Hayunga 6-2, 6-0 #2 Singles- Alexis Sneek (Dixon) def Alyse Eshleman 6-0, 6-2 #2 Doubles- Emily Tribley and Emma Russell (Dixon) def Amiah Misek and Kaitlyn…

Local Sports Scoreboard for Monday 9/24/2018

Local Sports Scoreboard for Monday 9/24/2018

Local Sports Scoreboard for Monday 9/24/2018: Volleyball- Sycamore def Dixon 25-21, 31-29 Fulton def Morrison 25-11, 25-15 Amboy def Hinckley Big Rock 25-17, 25-22   Girls Tennis- Dixon 3 Freeport 2 Sterling Newman 3 Princeton 2   Boys Soccer- Sterling 3 Dixon 2   Girls Golf- Dixon def Oregon 207-239 Rockford Lutheran def Rock Falls…

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…

Country News

Kelsea Ballerini “Unapologetically” gives her sophomore album the Deluxe treatment

Kelsea Ballerini “Unapologetically” gives her sophomore album the Deluxe treatment

Black River EntertainmentA new Deluxe Edition of Kelsea Ballerini’s sophomore album, Unapologetically, is on the way October 26. The expanded version of Kelsea’s 2017 album will include four new tracks, two of which — “Fun and Games” and “I Think I Fell in Love Today” — Kelsea co-wrote and wrote herself, respectively. The record also…

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