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Lee County Sheriff Disappointed In Not Getting Clean Sweep As Board Votes No on Ordinance

For some people getting 2 out of 3 might not be bad, however, Lee County Sheriff John Simonton said he was very disappointed by not getting all three. This had to deal with the Law Enforcement Regulations Ordinance he and the State’s Attorney’s Office has been trying to get passed for the last 4-5 months.…read more »

Dixon Main Ultimate Tailgate

Ultimate Tailgate Returns for One More Year

The Ultimate Tailgate Cook-off is set for Sunday, October 21 from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m at the Beanblossom Parking Lot in Downtown Dixon. This is the 11th annual cook-off event that features a tailgate cook-off, along with a bags tournament hosted by Dixon Chamber and Main Street. Admission to the Ultimate Tailgate is $5…read more »


Three Sterling Businesses Awarded Grants for Employee Training

The Illinois Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity (DCEO) earlier this year awarded an Employer Training Investment Program (ETIP) grant to the Illinois Manufacturers’ Association (IMA). The IMA notified area manufacturers that funds were available to reimburse companies that make investment in training their full-time workforce. On Monday, October 3rd, the IMA (Illinois Manufacturers’ Association)…read more »

Mt. Carroll Pumpkin

It is Pumpkin Time in Mount Carroll

It’s all about pumpkins in downtown Mount Carroll from 10am – 2pm on October 27th during the annual Pumpkin Fest. Organized by the Chamber of Commerce and suitable for all ages, it will offer a variety of activities to help get you in the spirit of Halloween. From kids and pets in costume to the…read more »

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