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Lee County Republicans Show Support and Enthusiasm Saturday in Dixon

Lee County Republicans Show Support and Enthusiasm Saturday in Dixon

It was a big day on Saturday for the Lee County Republicans as they held the grand opening of their headquarters on South Galena Avenue.  The cutting of the ribbon though was not the only show of support and enthusiasm. Several speakers gave a few words before the ribbon cutting.  State Representative Tom Demmer spoke…

Whiteside County Health Department Investigation Possible Covid Exposure in Thomson

Whiteside County Health Department Investigation Possible Covid Exposure in Thomson

The Whiteside County Health Department is working with the Majestic Pines Event Center in Thomson IL while investigating potential exposures by an asymptomatic attendee, who was considered contagious, during a private event. Unfortunately after working with the individuals involved through the contact tracing process we have been unable to locate and contact all individuals who…

Petitions for 2021 Consolidated Election in Rock Falls Available Tuesday

Petitions for 2021 Consolidated Election in Rock Falls Available Tuesday

Petitions for public office in Rock Falls will soon be available.  During the April 2021 election the offices of Mayor, City Clerk, City Treasurer and Alderman for Wards, 1, 2, 3 and 4 will be on the ballot. The petitions are available at the Business Office of the City Hall at 603 W. 10th Street…

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Cross Country Scoreboard- Dixon Sweeps at Byron

Cross Country Scoreboard- Dixon Sweeps at Byron

Cross Country Scoreboard 9/16/20- at Byron Boys: 1. Dixon 2. Byron 3. Eastland Girls: 1. Dixon 2. Byron 3. Eastland   at Oregon Boys: 1. Rockford Christian 2. Oregon 3. Polo Girls: 1. Rockford Christian 2. Oregon 3. Polo   at Rock Falls Boys: 1. Amboy 2. Rock Falls 3. Rockford Lutheran Girls: 1. Rock…

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Coronavirus live updates: US death toll from COVID-19 inches closer to 200,000

Coronavirus live updates: US death toll from COVID-19 inches closer to 200,000

Myriam Borzee/iStockBy MORGAN WINSOR, ABC News(NEW YORK) — A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now killed more than 960,000 people worldwide.Over 31 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 and Engineering at Johns…

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TikTok, WeChat to be banned from US app stores starting Sunday

TikTok, WeChat to be banned from US app stores starting Sunday

Anatoliy Sizov/iStockBy WILLIAM MANSELL and CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News (NEW YORK) — Starting Sunday, downloads of the massively popular video app TikTok and the messaging app WeChat will be banned in the United States, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced Friday morning.The department said in a statement that the move was necessary to “safeguard the…

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Coronavirus live updates: US death toll from COVID-19 inches closer to 200,000

Coronavirus live updates: US death toll from COVID-19 inches closer to 200,000

Myriam Borzee/iStockBy MORGAN WINSOR, ABC News(NEW YORK) — A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now killed more than 960,000 people worldwide.Over 31 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 and Engineering at Johns…