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Whiteside and Ogle Counties Report 2 Deaths Each from Covid-19

Whiteside and Ogle Counties Report 2 Deaths Each from Covid-19

The Whiteside County Health Department announced 2 deaths of a person in their 70’s and another in their 80’s from Covid-19.   The Department also reported 36 new cases of COVID-19 in Whiteside County. The county also has 110 recoveries. The Ogle County Health Department is announcing 2 deaths Wednesday with one male in his 90s…

United Way of Lee County Looking for New Executive Director

United Way of Lee County Looking for New Executive Director

The United Way of Lee County is seeking an Executive Director to lead the operations of the UWLC, including, the organizations finances, community outreach initiatives, related programs and fundraising efforts. A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in organizing and fundraising are required.  Preferred candidates are self-motivated and have strong leadership skills.  Fluency in use of…

Rock Falls Applies for Over a Half Million Dollars in Grants to Offset Pandemic Expenses

Rock Falls Applies for Over a Half Million Dollars in Grants to Offset Pandemic Expenses

The State of Illinois, particularly the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity, has told many communities they need to apply for grants they have to help offset some of their pandemic expenses. The City of Rock Falls is taking their advice.  At the Tuesday night City Council meeting, City Administrator Robbin Blackert informed the council…

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IHSA Announces Winter Sports Season Has Been Temporarily Paused

IHSA Announces Winter Sports Season Has Been Temporarily Paused

On Tuesday, Illinois Governor JB Pritzer announced that Illinois would be returning back to Tier 3 beginning on Friday. The IHSA released a statement saying that with the Governor’s announcement, winter sports in Illinois will be temporarily paused. Some schools had announced over the last few weeks that they would be proceeding with a winter…

Dixon High School Puts Its Winter Sports Season On Hold

Dixon High School Puts Its Winter Sports Season On Hold

The Dixon School Board on Friday voted 4-3 to begin remote learning on Monday November 23rd. Dixon Athletic Director Jared Shaner said on Friday afternoon that if the school board voted to go with remote learning, then the winter sports season at Dixon High School would be on hold. Monday is the first official day…

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Coronavirus live updates: CDC announces alternatives to 14-day quarantine

Coronavirus live updates: CDC announces alternatives to 14-day quarantine

narvikk/iStockBy MORGAN WINSOR, ERIN SCHUMAKER, IVAN PEREIRA and EMILY SHAPIRO, ABC News(NEW YORK) — A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now infected more than 64 million people and killed over 1.4 million worldwide, according to real-time data compiled by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University.Here’s how the news is…

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Boeing’s 737 Max completes 1st public flight since grounding

Boeing’s 737 Max completes 1st public flight since grounding

Sam Sweeney/ABC NewsBy GIO BENITEZ, SAM SWEENEY, and MINA KAJI, ABC News(DALLAS) — The Boeing 737 MAX returned to the skies for the first time Wednesday with members of the general public onboard since two fatal crashes forced U.S. regulators to ground the plane in March 2019.American Airlines flew journalists on a demo flight from…

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Ivanka Trump deposed by DC attorney general in inauguration investigation

Ivanka Trump deposed by DC attorney general in inauguration investigation

Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty ImagesBy JOHN SANTUCCI, ABC News(WASHINGTON) — Ivanka Trump, the president’s eldest daughter and White House senior adviser, sat for a deposition with the Washington, D.C., Attorney General’s Office Tuesday as part of an ongoing investigation into the Trump 2017 Inaugural Committee, ABC News has confirmed.The probe, which has been…

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Coronavirus live updates: CDC announces alternatives to 14-day quarantine

Coronavirus live updates: CDC announces alternatives to 14-day quarantine

narvikk/iStockBy MORGAN WINSOR, ERIN SCHUMAKER, IVAN PEREIRA and EMILY SHAPIRO, ABC News(NEW YORK) — A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now infected more than 64 million people and killed over 1.4 million worldwide, according to real-time data compiled by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University.Here’s how the news is…