Amboy

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Amboy is a city in Lee County, Illinois, United States, along the Green River. The population was 2,561 at the 2000 census. The chain of Carson Pirie Scott & Co. began in Amboy when Samuel Carson opened his first dry goods store there in 1854. The Christian denomination Community of Christ, formerly the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints, had a general conference in Amboy on April 6, 1860, at which time Joseph Smith III reorganized the church founded by his father Joseph Smith, Jr.

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Amboy News

Amboy Fire Class 2020

Amboy to Hold Graduation Recognition Parade

The Amboy Fire Protection District will help to honor the Amboy graduating class of 2020 with a recognition parade. Seniors have been invited to follow the parade in their personal vehicles or ride on the apparatus – following social distance guidelines. The parade through Amboy will be Saturday May 9th with the lineup beginning at…read more »

UTV

Two Persons Injured in UTV Accident Over the Weekend

On Saturday shortly after 10 am the Lee County Sheriff’s Office responded to a UTV crash in a field west of Harmon Road and south of Keigwin Road in rural Harmon, Lee County. According to Deputies a Polaris Razor, driven by 29 year old Eric Ringle of Walnut rolled onto its roof while traveling through…read more »

Sublette Amboy Fire Birthday

Having a Birthday During a Pandemic, Call the Fire Department

Do you have a child celebrating a birthday during these unprecedented times? The Amboy and Sublette Fire Departments say “Let us help bring some excitement on their special day!” The two departments are joining the trend of departments making road side visits for your birthday boy/girl! A fire truck will approach your residence with lights…read more »

Amboy Obituaries

Wittenauer,

Jason R. Wittenauer

Jason R. Wittenauer age 45 of Amboy died Friday May 15, 2020 at KSB Hospital in Dixon after a life long battle with diabetes.  He was born March 26, 1975 in Dixon the son of Rick and Linda (Glenn) Wittenauer. Jason was a member of the United First Church in Amboy. Jason is survived by…read more »

Dorothy Ellen Reglin

Dorothy Ellen Reglin, 93, of Amboy, passed away Friday, April 17, 2020, at Dixon Rehabilitation & Health Care Center, Dixon, IL. Dorothy was born, November 29, 1926, in Dixon, IL, the daughter of Emilio and Josephine (Smoot) Cecchetti. She married Lester “Bus” Reglin on March 15, 1947, in Dixon, IL. He preceded her in death…read more »