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Oregon Park District Challenges Everyone to Join the Lazyman’s Ironman Triathlon

Oregon Park District Challenges Everyone to Join the Lazyman’s Ironman Triathlon

The Oregon Park District says the Lazyman’s Ironman Triathlon is an opportunity for everyone looking for a new challenge. In a traditional Ironman, participants swim 2.4 miles, bike 112 miles and run 26.2 miles in 1 day! You have 6 weeks beginning August 31 to complete the requirements. That’s 42 days to swim, bike, run…

River Bend Mobile Food Pantry to Hold Food Distribution on Saturday

River Bend Mobile Food Pantry to Hold Food Distribution on Saturday

The River Bend Mobile Food Pantry will be at the County Market parking lot in Dixon Saturday the 15th starting at 11AM. The River Bend Mobile Food Pantry asks you do not arrive before 10:15.  Distribution will be a drive thru mobile pantry.  The event is in partnership with St. Paul’s Lutheran Church and the…

Wednesday Marked 90th Anniversary of Sterling Officer Killed in the Line of Duty

Wednesday Marked 90th Anniversary of Sterling Officer Killed in the Line of Duty

This past Wednesday, August 12th marked a solemn anniversary for the Sterling Police Department.    Patrolman Robert Card was shot and killed while searching for two armed robbery suspects on August 12th, 1930. According to the Illinois State Police records a truck driver from a Clinton, Iowa, bottling works company had stopped on Lincoln Highway, about…

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IHSA Set to Begin Fall Sports Season on Monday August 10th

IHSA Set to Begin Fall Sports Season on Monday August 10th

When the IHSA begins its 2020-2021 sports season, there will be four seasons coming up in this school year. The fall sports season will consist of boys and girls golf, girls tennis and boys and girls cross country. Practice for fall sports will begin next Monday, August 10th. The fall sports season will be held…

Emma Hubbs Tennis Classic Schedule Wednesday July 29th

Emma Hubbs Tennis Classic Schedule Wednesday July 29th

Here is the Emma Hubbs Tennis Classic schedule for Wednesday July 29th. 10am 11 & under Girls Singles 12pm 15 & under Girls Singles 2pm 13 & under Mixed Doubles 4pm 18 & under Boys Doubles 6pm Potential Rain Date

Emma Hubbs Tennis Classic Schedule Tuesday July 28th

Emma Hubbs Tennis Classic Schedule Tuesday July 28th

Here is the Emma Hubbs Tennis Classic Schedule for Tuesday July 28th. 10am – 11 & under Boys Singles 12pm 15 & under Boys Doubles 2pm 13 & under Girls Singles 4pm 18 & under Girls Doubles 6pm Potential rain date

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Coronavirus updates: CDC predicts death toll could reach 200,000 by Labor Day

Coronavirus updates: CDC predicts death toll could reach 200,000 by Labor Day

Ovidiu Dugulan/iStockBy WILLIAM MANSELL and ELLA TORRES, ABC News(NEW YORK) — The novel coronavirus has now killed more than 753,000 people worldwide.Nearly 21 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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Amazon launches online pharmacy in India

Amazon launches online pharmacy in India

Andrei Stanescu/iStockBy CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News(NEW YORK) — Amazon is further expanding its e-commerce empire, announcing on Friday that it’s planning to launch a pharmacy in Bangalore, India, amid the COVID-19 pandemic.Amazon Pharmacy will allow customers “to order prescription-based medication in addition to over-the-counter medicines, basic health devices and Ayurveda medication from certified sellers,” a…

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Coronavirus updates: CDC predicts death toll could reach 200,000 by Labor Day

Coronavirus updates: CDC predicts death toll could reach 200,000 by Labor Day

Ovidiu Dugulan/iStockBy WILLIAM MANSELL and ELLA TORRES, ABC News(NEW YORK) — The novel coronavirus has now killed more than 753,000 people worldwide.Nearly 21 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…