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Area Deer Hunting Season Mean Sauk Valley CPO’s on Look Out for Poachers

Area Deer Hunting Season Mean Sauk Valley CPO’s on Look Out for Poachers

This time of the year drivers on the roads around the Sauk Valley need to be extra careful, especially in the early morning or evening hours. The area deer are more active this time of the year for several reasons. For hunters it is also a busy time as the fall and winter hunting seasons…

Dixon’s Underfunded Pensions Reaching Millions of Concerns

Dixon’s Underfunded Pensions Reaching Millions of Concerns

It seems every community in the country has the same problem facing them and that is how to pay the pensions due the city employees after they retire. The Dixon City Council took a look at this issue during the annual report of the city audit during the most recent council meeting.  For the most…

Dixon Public Schools Open House Changed to November

Dixon Public Schools Open House Changed to November

Dixon Public Schools announced the opportunity for the public to tour and view the renovations that have been taking place at Dixon High School and Washington Elementary School. The Open Houses were originally set for this Saturday, October 27, 2018.  Due to the football playoff game at Dixon High School, the date is now set…

Sterling Police Department Offers Free Flashlights for Trick or Treat

Sterling Police Department Offers Free Flashlights for Trick or Treat

The Sterling Police Department would like those who trick or treat to be safe while collecting the candy and other goodies. Once again they are promoting the Safety Flashlight Giveaway.  The flashlight giveaway will be Monday, October 29 from 4-6pm at the Sterling Police Department.  This will be on a first come, first serve basis. …

Local Sports

Stillman Valley at Dixon IHSA Football Playoffs Information

Stillman Valley at Dixon IHSA Football Playoffs Information

Class 4A IHSA Football Playoffs- First Round Who: Stillman Valley (6-3) at Dixon (6-3) Where: AC Bowers Field in Dixon When: Saturday 1pm Listen to the game on your official home of Dixon Football- WIXN1460 and online at www.am1460wixn.com John Kutz and Chad Weigle will have the broadcast starting with the pregame at 12:45pm, kickoff…

Volleyball- Regional Quarterfinals Scoreboard

Volleyball- Regional Quarterfinals Scoreboard

Volleyball- Regional Quarterfinals Scoreboard for 10/22/2018: Class 3A- at Dixon- Dixon def Freeport 25-20, 25-17 at Dixon- Rochelle def Stillman Valley 25-21. 24-26, 25-18 at Burlington Central- Burlington Central def Genoa-Kingston 25-21, 22-25, 25-19   Class 2A- at Forreston- Rockford Christian Life def Byron 25-17, 25-18 at Forreston- Winnebago def Rockford Christian 25-21, 25-16 at…

IHSA Football Playoffs- Local Times and Dates

IHSA Football Playoffs- Local Times and Dates

1A First Round Game 1 — #16 Polo (5-4) at #1 Princeville (9-0), Fri 7pm Game 3 — #13 Lewistown (5-4) at #4 Lena (L.-Winslow) (8-1), Sat 1pm Game 5 — #15 Orangeville (5-4) at #2 Ottawa (Marquette) (9-0), Sat 1pm Game 6 — #10 Dakota (6-3) at #7 Stockton (7-2), Sat 1pm Game 7…

IHSA State Football Playoffs Pairings

IHSA State Football Playoffs Pairings

1A First Round Game 1 — #16 Polo (5-4) at #1 Princeville (9-0), TBA Game 2 — #9 Aurora (A. Christian) (6-3) at #8 Kewanee (Wethersfield) [A.-Wethersfield Coop] (6-3), TBA Game 3 — #13 Lewistown (5-4) at #4 Lena (L.-Winslow) (8-1), TBA Game 4 — #12 LeRoy (5-4) vs. #5 Chicago (Orr) (8-1) at TBA,…

Country News

Want the “American Idol” scoop? Just #AskLuke

Want the “American Idol” scoop? Just #AskLuke

ABC/Craig SjodinWant to know more about the next season of American Idol? Well, all you have to do is ask Luke Bryan. Luke’s been busy shooting new episodes of the show as he wraps up the final few dates on his What Makes You Country Tour. On Wednesday at some point, he’ll be answering questions on the Idol Twitter…

Will new music from Lady A arrive on Wednesday?

Will new music from Lady A arrive on Wednesday?

ABC/Image Group LA It seems likely we won’t have to wait much longer for new music from Lady Antebellum. “2019 is going to be big…” Lady A teased fans Tuesday on their socials, along with a new, short video clip of the band. In it, we see Hillary Scott, Charles Kelley, and Dave Haywood dressed in Great Gatsby-era glamour, behind vintage mics…

Midland gets fashion-focused in new “At Large” feature

Midland gets fashion-focused in new “At Large” feature

Courtesy of At Large Magazine / Credit: Cole CameronEarlier in his career, Midland’s Mark Wystrach modeled for Calvin Klein. Now, he’s getting back to his fashion roots with bandmates Cameron Duddy and Jess Carson, in the new music issue of At Large Magazine. This time, however, Mark isn’t showing off his Calvins for the men’s independent fashion magazine. The trio’s showcasing their…

Cole Swindell celebrates his #1 “Break Up” with his fans

Cole Swindell celebrates his #1 “Break Up” with his fans

Warner Music NashvilleCole Swindell was out performing for his fans when he found out “Break Up in the End” has claimed the #1 spot on the Mediabase chart this week, making it the eighth chart topper of his career. “My fans are the best and I was so excited to be on the road celebrating with…

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