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Dixon Park District Invites Public Out to Help Clean Up Lowell Park

Dixon Park District Invites Public Out to Help Clean Up Lowell Park

The Dixon Park district is inviting the public to join them this Saturday, April 27th at Lowell Park to help clean up one of Dixon’s favorite Parks! From 10am – 1pm the district needs your help with picking up the trash, sticks, and clearing debris from any of the paths, roadways, shelters, etc. Not only…

Mt. Morris Man Arrested Following Investigation into Thefts at Blackhawk Center

Mt. Morris Man Arrested Following Investigation into Thefts at Blackhawk Center

On Monday April 15th a report was made to the Oregon Police Department School Resource Officer in reference to several thefts of monies taken from the athletic department of the Oregon School District, located within the Blackhawk Center, 1101 Jefferson Street, Oregon. Oregon Police initiated an investigation into these thefts. This past Sunday at approximately…

New Era Begins for Dixon School Board

New Era Begins for Dixon School Board

A new era for the Dixon School Board began Wednesday night with the official swearing in of three new members and new officers installed. During a special board meeting the district bid farewell to the three outgoing board members.  Jill Stoker, Scott Johnson and Brandon Rogers each received a plaque in recognition for their service. …

Grant Money Will Bring New Technology to Help Make Dixon School Crossing Safer

Grant Money Will Bring New Technology to Help Make Dixon School Crossing Safer

Dixon City Manager Dan Langloss says there have been many near misses with school kids crossing South Galena Avenue at Division Street.  He said the city is lucky a tragedy has not occurred. Tuesday, Governor JB Pritzker announced several Safe Route to School Grants were being awarded and one of them will be coming to Dixon.…

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Pink reveals she and her husband have been in couples counseling for 17 years

Pink reveals she and her husband have been in couples counseling for 17 years

Michael Tran/FilmMagicPink and her husband Carey Hart have had many ups and downs in their relationship, but these days, they seem to be pretty solid, as they parent their two children Willow and Jameson.  Now, Pink is opening up about why the two have been able to stick together all these years: therapy. In a…

Taylor Swift’s biggest influences? Two cats and a Beatle

Taylor Swift’s biggest influences? Two cats and a Beatle

Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for TIMETaylor Swift is a role model to millions of fans worldwide, but in a new video she made for TIME, she gushes about the person who she calls HER role model: former Beatle Paul McCartney:  Asked to name her three biggest influences, Taylor says the social networking site Tumblr is #3,…

Stop telephonin’ me: Lady Gaga reportedly told ex “not to contact her” anymore

Stop telephonin’ me: Lady Gaga reportedly told ex “not to contact her” anymore

Michael Kovac/Getty Images for ELLE MagazineStop callin’, stop callin’, she doesn’t wanna talk anymore. A source tells Us Weekly that Lady Gaga’s ex-fiance Christian Carino hasn’t been able to leave her alone since the breakup. “She’s been hounded by Christian,” the source says. “She told him not to contact her.” Another source tells Us that…

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Hunter Hayes Live at the Coronado in Rockford

Hunter Hayes Live at the Coronado in Rockford

  Tickets to Hunter Hayes Closer To You Tour , with special guest Levi Hummon are on sale now. Tickets will be available for purchase at the Coronado PAC or BMO Harris Bank Center box office, over the phone at 815-968-5222, or online heremore info »