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LCHD Has No Problem With Trick or Treating, But, They Do Have Some Safety Tips

LCHD Has No Problem With Trick or Treating, But, They Do Have Some Safety Tips

This weekend is Halloween but for many of us, most of this year of 2020 has been a horror. During the year of the pandemic many people wondered if it would be safe to even have any kind of holiday celebration.  Lee County Health Department Director Cathy Ferguson-Allan says there are some guidelines she would…

Court Decision Says Rock Falls City Government Can Be Open for Business on Election Day

Court Decision Says Rock Falls City Government Can Be Open for Business on Election Day

The State of Illinois passed legislation during the one time they have met in Springfield earlier this year that impacted how municipalities were to function on Election Day.  According to the legislation, all state and local governments were to close their doors and make November 3rd a paid holiday. When this came down several communities…

Dixon Woman Charged in May Death of a Minor

Dixon Woman Charged in May Death of a Minor

The Dixon Police Department responded to 514 W. 6th St. in Dixon on May 22 of this year after receiving a 911 call from Kelli Riggen, who reported that there was a subject at her residence who was not breathing. Officers and Dixon City Fire personnel responded and found an unresponsive male minor, who was…

Covid Claims 2 More in Whiteside County

Covid Claims 2 More in Whiteside County

The Whiteside County Health Department announced another 2 deaths (1)80s, (1)90s related to Covid-19. The department also announced the highest total in one day to date of 75 new laboratory confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Whiteside County. The Health Department also report 21 recoveries. The Lee County Health Department said they have 15 new positives…

Mobile Testing Coming to Oregon Friday and Saturday

Mobile Testing Coming to Oregon Friday and Saturday

The Illinois Department of Public Health Mobile Testing will be in Oregon at the Ogle County Health Department on October 30th and 31st. This testing is open to all. The OCHD is located at 907 Pines Road.  The testing will be from 9-5 pm on both days. When you come for the testing they will…

City of Oregon to Look into Changing It’s Form of Government

City of Oregon to Look into Changing It’s Form of Government

The City of Oregon seems to be getting bigger and there is a great deal of responsibility in running the community.  The current form of government is the commissioner form of government where each city council member controls a certain aspect of the city such as streets, water and finances. During the Oregon City Council…

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IHSA Basketball Season is Officially “On Hold” After Governor’s Comments

IHSA Basketball Season is Officially “On Hold” After Governor’s Comments

Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker and the Illinois Department of Public Health announced Tuesday afternoon that basketball in the state of Illinois is now being classified as a “high risk” sport. When asked about the status of the basketball season, the Governor responded it’s “on hold”. Basketball now joins wrestling as a high risk sport. This…

Byron Coop Wins Swimming and Diving Sectional in Byron

Byron Coop Wins Swimming and Diving Sectional in Byron

Girls Swimming and Diving Sectional- at Byron Team Results- 1. Byron 215  2. Rockford Boylan 153  3. Rockton Hononegah 142  4. Rockford Auburn 140  5. Rockford Guilford 82  6. Harlem 58  7. Freeport 27  8. Belvidere North 13  9. Rockford Christian 7 First Place for Byron: Laci Long- Diving 364.25 Kate Schilling- 100 Yard Butterfly…

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Coronavirus live updates: One boy likely responsible for over 100 cases at retreat: CDC

Coronavirus live updates: One boy likely responsible for over 100 cases at retreat: CDC

Samara Heisz/iStockBy WILLIAM MANSELL and EMILY SHAPIRO, ABC News(NEW YORK) — A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now killed more than 1.1 million people worldwide.Over 44.6 million people across the globe have been diagnosed with COVID-19, the disease caused by the new respiratory virus, according to data compiled by the Center for Systems Science…

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United to test all passengers for COVID-19 on select London flights

United to test all passengers for COVID-19 on select London flights

United AirlinesBy SAM SWEENEY and GIO BENITEZ, ABC News(NEW YORK) — United Airlines will start COVID testing all passengers on select flights from Newark to London beginning Nov. 16 though Dec. 7 as part of a pilot program to try and jump start international travel.Since testing began in mid-October on Hawaii-bound flights, United says it…

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Former partner of Giuliani associate Lev Parnas pleads guilty to defrauding investors

Former partner of Giuliani associate Lev Parnas pleads guilty to defrauding investors

Marilyn Nieves/iStockBy AARON KATERSKY, ABC News(NEW YORK) — David Correia, a Florida businessman and one-time golf pro, pleaded guilty Thursday to conspiracy to commit wire fraud in connection with a scheme to dupe investors in a company he founded with Lev Parnas, a former associate of President Trump’s personal attorney Rudy Giuliani.Correia and Parnas tried…

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Coronavirus live updates: One boy likely responsible for over 100 cases at retreat: CDC

Coronavirus live updates: One boy likely responsible for over 100 cases at retreat: CDC

Samara Heisz/iStockBy WILLIAM MANSELL and EMILY SHAPIRO, ABC News(NEW YORK) — A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now killed more than 1.1 million people worldwide.Over 44.6 million people across the globe have been diagnosed with COVID-19, the disease caused by the new respiratory virus, according to data compiled by the Center for Systems Science…