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Whiteside County Has Second Case of COVID-19, Carroll County Has First Confirmed Case

Whiteside County Has Second Case of COVID-19, Carroll County Has First Confirmed Case

The Whiteside County Health Department has announced a second positive case of COVID-19.  The case is an adult in their 60’s who is recovering.  This brings the total number of confirmed positives in Whiteside County to two. Later on Friday the Illinois Department of Public Health confirmed a positive case of COVID-19 in Carroll County. …

As of Thursday CGH Has Tested 143 for COVID-19

As of Thursday CGH Has Tested 143 for COVID-19

As of Thursday March 26, 2020, CGH has tested 143 individuals for COVID-19. Of these tests, the hospital has received 2 positive and 51 negative results. Please note: COVID-19 testing is done through IDPH or commercial labs. As they have all been inundated with COVID-19 testing, the turnaround time for results has grown to 5+…

CGH to Host Community Blood Drive

CGH to Host Community Blood Drive

Blood shortages are now occurring in the U.S. as a side effect of the Coronavirus Pandemic (COVID-19), and blood donors are recognized as essential critical infrastructure in our response to COVID-19. CGH Medical Center, 100 E. LeFevre Rd, Sterling, will host a community blood drive on Thursday, April 2 from 9:30 am to 7 pm…

Foggy Conditions May Have Contributed to Crash With Injuries

Foggy Conditions May Have Contributed to Crash With Injuries

Just before 8 am Wednesday Ogle County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the intersection of IL Rte. 251 and Scott Road for a two vehicle accident with an injury. After arriving on scene, Deputies learned a vehicle driven by 23 year old Jackson Cortez of Rockford was traveling southbound on IL Rte. 251.  A Semi with…

Still Business as Usual for Dixon Public Works……Well Sort Of

Still Business as Usual for Dixon Public Works……Well Sort Of

The Dixon Public Works Department is still on the job serving the citizens during these times, but, they are doing it a bit differently these days. According to Public Works Director Matt Heckman crews are active, but, they have taken precautions to make sure if someone gets COVID-19 they do not have to quarantine an…

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AP Illinois High School Boys Basketball Class 3A/4A All-State Teams

AP Illinois High School Boys Basketball Class 3A/4A All-State Teams

The Illinois Associated Press Class 3A and Class 4A All-State boys’ basketball teams, as voted on by a statewide panel of sports writers and broadcasters and compiled by Steve Tappa, formerly of the Moline Dispatch and the Rock Island Argus. Players received five points for a first-team vote and three points for a second-team vote.…

IHSA Releases a FAQ Regarding its Spring Sports Season

IHSA Releases a FAQ Regarding its Spring Sports Season

The IHSA is supportive of the stance taken by the Illinois State Superintendent of Schools that no IHSA member school should organize their teams for any spring sport practices or games while Illinois high schools are closed through March 30. Earlier this week, the IHSA released a list of frequently asked questions that the Association…

AP Illinois High School Boys Basketball Class 1A/2A All-State Teams

AP Illinois High School Boys Basketball Class 1A/2A All-State Teams

The Illinois Associated Press Class 1A and Class 2A All-State boys’ basketball teams as voted on by a statewide panel of sports writers and broadcasters and compiled by Steve Tappa. Players received five points for a first-team vote and three points for a second-team vote. Each voter picked a five-player first team and five-player second…

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EPA to limit enforcement of environmental laws during coronavirus emergency, giving companies more flexibility

EPA to limit enforcement of environmental laws during coronavirus emergency, giving companies more flexibility

Skyhobo/iStock(WASHINGTON) — The Environmental Protection Agency will put companies and specific facilities in charge of monitoring their own compliance with environmental laws during the novel coronavirus emergency, according to officials.This move has led critics to accuse the agency of backing off its role to prevent uncontrolled pollution or other violations.EPA argued the change was needed…

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Who would get what and when from the $2 trillion stimulus package

Who would get what and when from the $2 trillion stimulus package

MCCAIG/iStock(WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump on Friday signed the massive $2 trillion stimulus package into law during a signing ceremony in the Oval Office.”I want to thank Democrats and Republicans for coming together and putting America first,” Trump said.The House passed the bill, the largest aid measure in American history, earlier Friday in a voice…

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