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Local Station Kool 95.7 Changes Format and is Now SKY 957

Local Station Kool 95.7 Changes Format and is Now SKY 957

A new sound is coming to the Sauk Valley as the station Kool 95.7 will soon be no more. The station changed its format to Adult Contemporary from the Oldies Station it had been.  Its new name with be Sky 957 and it went on the air at 7pm Monday evening. It is said the…

Tanker Truck Overturns on Galena Avenue Bridge Causing Problems Throughout Dixon

Tanker Truck Overturns on Galena Avenue Bridge Causing Problems Throughout Dixon

Drivers in Dixon were backed up for hours Monday afternoon and into the early evening when a semi-truck carrying a full load of gasoline overturned on the Galena Avenue Bridge. Preliminary reports say the truck owned by Wiersema Trucking was heading from River Street and was turning North onto Galena Avenue at a high rate…

Semi over turned on Galena Avenue

Dixon Police are reporting a Semi has over turned on the Galena Avenue bridge. Please use the Peoria Avenue bridge as the Galena Avenue bridge is shut down for the next several hours.

Dixon Habitat for Humanity Hands Over Keys for a Better Future for Dixon Family

Dixon Habitat for Humanity Hands Over Keys for a Better Future for Dixon Family

Earlier this summer the Dixon Habitat for Humanity broke ground on this year’s Habitat Home Project. The goal, just as every year, has been to have the home completed and the new family moved in by the Thanksgiving Holiday.  On Sunday the goal was reached again as during the annual open house the Spotts family…

Local Sports

IHSA Football State Semifinals Scoreboard

IHSA Football State Semifinals Scoreboard

CLASS 1A Semifinals Forreston 34, Lena (L.-Winslow) 28 (OT)  Camp Point (Central) 35, Argenta (A.-Oreana) 22 Championship  Forreston (11-2) vs. Camp Point (Central) (12-1) at Champaign (Memorial Stadium)  Fri., Nov. 23, 10:00 am   CLASS 2A Semifinals  Gibson City (G.C.-Melvin-Sibley) 14, Lanark (Eastland) [E.-Pearl City Coop] 7  Maroa (M.-Forsyth) 16, Decatur (St. Teresa) 14 Championship…

Sam Ramirez High School Football State Semifinals Predictions

Sam Ramirez High School Football State Semifinals Predictions

Sam Ramirez High School Football State Semifinals Predictions. Sam is 138-32 so far picking games in 2018. Picks are in BOLD 1A Forreston at Lena Winslow Camp Point Central at Argenta Oreana 2A Gibson City Melvin Sibley at Eastland Pearl City Maroa Forsyth at Decatur St Teresa 3A Byron at Herscher Carlinville at Monticello 4A…

Oregon Boys Bowling Improves to 3-0 on the Season

Oregon Boys Bowling Improves to 3-0 on the Season

The Oregon Hawks boys bowling team traveled to Mendota on Thursday night  to take on the Trojans.   Oregon rolled a 3302 series to Mendota’s 3293 series. The Hawks were lead by Kyle Strite with a 620 series.  Strite was followed by by Charlie Bachman with a 592 series, Jacob Smith with a 561 Series, Justin…

Girls Basketball Scoreboard 11/15/2018

Girls Basketball Scoreboard 11/15/2018

Girls Basketball Scoreboard 11/15/2018: AFC 46 Erie-Prophetstown 29 Hall 54 LeWin 32 Oregon 41 Fulton 39 Amboy 64 Genoa-Kingston 27 Winnebago 56 Stockton 43 Eastland 48 Rochelle 32 Polo 67 South Beloit 33 Bureau Valley 60 Midland 41

Country News

Dan + Shay to perform “Speechless” on “Dancing With the Stars” tonight

Dan + Shay to perform “Speechless” on “Dancing With the Stars” tonight

ABC/Image Group LADan + Shay are set to grace the stage for the two-hour season finale of Dancing With the Stars tonight. The country duo will perform their latest single, “Speechless.” The season finale will include additional performances by Dukes of Hazzard star John Schneider, who was voted off the competition earlier this season, as well as Lauren Daigle and pop stars Avril Lavigne and Robin…

Jimmie Allen makes chart history with number-one single, “Best Shot”

Jimmie Allen makes chart history with number-one single, “Best Shot”

ABC/Image Group LAJimmie Allen’s “Best Shot” has hit number one this week on both the Billboard and Mediabase/Country Aircheck Country Airplay charts. It marks the first time a black country music artist has garnered a No. 1 hit on country radio with their career-launching single. While Darius Rucker claimed the top spot on the country charts with his debut…

Chris Stapleton, Tim McGraw, Jake Owen & Dallas Smith to headline Country Thunder Saskatchewan 2019

Chris Stapleton, Tim McGraw, Jake Owen & Dallas Smith to headline Country Thunder Saskatchewan 2019

ABC/Image Group LAThe lineup for 2019’s Country Thunder Saskatchewan is a stacked one. Chris Stapleton, Tim McGraw, Jake Owen and Dallas Smith are set to headline the Canadian country music festival. The festival marks Chris’ only Western Canadian performance for next year. Additional acts set to take the stage include Canadian native Terri Clark, as well as Steve Earle and the Dukes, Lonestar, Travis Tritt, Gord…

Cole Swindell releases “Love You Too Late” to radio

Cole Swindell releases “Love You Too Late” to radio

ABC/Image Group LACole Swindell has released the second single from his third studio album, All of It, to country radio today. “Love You Too Late” was penned by Cole, Michael Carter and Brandon Kinney. The heartbreak ballad has Cole looking back on a love that he regrets losing. It’s the follow-up single to his eighth career chart topper, “Break Up…

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