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Would It Be Better For White Pines to Run Woodcote?  Yes and No

Would It Be Better For White Pines to Run Woodcote? Yes and No

Would Woodcote at Lowell Park be better off if it was ran by the folks at White Pines? This is a question the Dixon Park District and Board will be examining.  Executive Director Duane Long said they have been in very preliminary discussions with White Pines.  Long said with White Pines running the rental of…

Carroll County Deputies Investigating Burglary of Firearms and Other Items

Carroll County Deputies Investigating Burglary of Firearms and Other Items

The Sheriff’s Department is investigating a residential burglary that occurred on Dean Road, north of Savanna. Sometime on or around June 23rd unknown persons forced entry into a residence. Taken from the residence were numerous items including firearms, trail cameras, Bushnell Laser Rangefinder, Ten Point Elite Stealth crossbow as well as miscellaneous ATV and hunting…

Dixon Police Looking for Driver Who Fled Injury Accident

Dixon Police Looking for Driver Who Fled Injury Accident

The Dixon Police Department is asking the public for assistance locating a subject who is wanted in connection of leaving the scene of a Personal Injury Traffic Accident. On June 6, 2018 at approximately 12:54 a.m., the Dixon Police Department responded to a call of traffic accident that occurred in the 1000 block of South…

Local Sports

Newman C.C. 2018 IHSA Football Schedule

Newman C.C. 2018 IHSA Football Schedule

As longtime Newman Central Catholic Head Football Coach Mike Papoccia prepares for his 39th season as Head Coach, the Comets have a very interesting schedule heading into the 2018 season. The Comets will play five games at Roscoe Eades Stadium this season, but three of those games will be held on a Saturday evening including…

Dixon Lands Harmann as the New Head Boys Basketball Coach

Dixon Lands Harmann as the New Head Boys Basketball Coach

Dixon High School, on Wednesday night, hired Chris Harmann to take over the Head Boys Basketball Coach position. Harmann becomes the 21st Head Boys Basketball Coach in Dixon High School history. Harmann was a longtime Assistant Varsity Coach at Quincy High School before accepting the head job at Dixon High School. Harmann takes over for…

Men’s Lincoln Highway Golf Tournament Set to Begin Saturday at Lost Nation

Men’s Lincoln Highway Golf Tournament Set to Begin Saturday at Lost Nation

The 96th Annual Men’s Lincoln Highway Golf Tournament will be held this Saturday and Sunday at Lost Nation Golf Club in Dixon. The Tournament will begin at 8am on Saturday morning. There will be ten teams at this year’s Men’s Lincoln Highway Tournament. Defending Team Champions Fairways Golf Course, out of Rochelle, will be back…

Polo Marcos 2018 IHSA Football Schedule

Polo Marcos 2018 IHSA Football Schedule

The Polo Marcos just missed out on the 2017 IHSA Football Playoffs despite finishing the season with a 5-4 record. Heading into the 2018 season, the Marcos know they have one last chance to get back into the playoffs before they head into Eight-Man Football starting in 2019. Coach Jeff Bumsted begins his third season…

Country News

Chris Janson offers fans some Hangtime, live from NYC’s Opry City Stage

Chris Janson offers fans some Hangtime, live from NYC’s Opry City Stage

ABC RadioChris Janson records a new episode of the PBS show Front and Center Monday night at New York’s Opry City Stage, but you won’t have to wait until the show airs to check out his concert. You can stream the “Drunk Girl” hitmaker’s set by downloading the Hangtime app. Chris will kick things off pre-show at 7:55 p.m. ET,…

If “Tailgate[s]” could talk: RaeLynn’s danceable collabo with FGL’s Tyler Hubbard

If “Tailgate[s]” could talk: RaeLynn’s danceable collabo with FGL’s Tyler Hubbard

ABC/Image Group LA RaeLynn co-wrote her new song, “Tailgate,” with fellow artists Canaan Smith and Florida Georgia Line’s Tyler Hubbard. The danceable tune speculates what might happen if a truck could talk. “Without fail, ‘Tailgate’ makes me want to dance on stage every single time I perform it and when you hear it you can’t help but sing along,” RaeLynn…

From “Dahlonega” to “Radioland,” Ashley McBryde’s ready to play “The Tonight Show”

From “Dahlonega” to “Radioland,” Ashley McBryde’s ready to play “The Tonight Show”

Atlantic/Warner Music NashvilleAshley McBryde’s come a long way from “A Little Dive Bar in Dahlonega.” Tuesday night, the Arkansas native is set to play The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. While the Girl Going Nowhere singer hasn’t said what she’ll perform, she seems likely to do her new single, “Radioland,” which is the follow-up to her breakout hit,…

From “Dahlonega” to “Radioland,” Ashley McBryde’s ready to play “The Tonight Show”

From “Dahlonega” to “Radioland,” Ashley McBryde’s ready to play “The Tonight Show”

Atlantic/Warner Music NashvilleAshley McBryde’s come a long way from “A Little Dive Bar in Dahlonega.” Tuesday night, the Arkansas native is set to play The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. While the Girl Going Nowhere singer hasn’t said what she’ll perform, she seems likely to do her new single, “Radioland,” which is the follow-up to her breakout hit,…

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