Author Archives: Tim

Ogle County Residents Being Warned of Phone Scam

Ogle County Residents Being Warned of Phone Scam

The Ogle County Sheriff’s Department has been taking reports of phone scams where the caller claims to be with your local police department or a federal agency, and demands money over the phone to prevent your arrest. These calls may even show up on your Caller ID as coming from a police department. The Sheriff’s…Read more »

13 Residents at Jack Mabley Center Test Positive for Covid

13 Residents at Jack Mabley Center Test Positive for Covid

The Lee County Health Department reported 14 new cases Wednesday in Lee County.  Of the new cases, 13 of which are in Jack Mabley residents.  All positive residents are in the same house.  There are currently no positive or pending employees. The 1 new community case is in a person in his or her 30’s. …Read more »

Sauk Valley Bank Closes Sterling North Branch do to Positive Covid Test

Sauk Valley Bank Closes Sterling North Branch do to Positive Covid Test

Sauk Valley Bank says they have received news indicating a positive COVID-19 case out of their Sterling North branch. Bank officials say they have taken immediate action to protect the health and safety of our customers and employees. Based on the nature of this employee’s position, Sauk Valley Bank say they can confirm that no…Read more »

Dixon Man Injured in Motorcycle Crash

Dixon Man Injured in Motorcycle Crash

Illinois State Troopers say they responded to a motorcycle crash with injuries on Monday around 2:30 in the afternoon. According to Troopers, 42 year old Brian Jensen of Dixon was traveling south on Nelson Road, south of Interstate 88.  For unknown reasons, Jensen lost control and ran off the roadway to the right and overturned…Read more »

Dixon Council Will Help Liquor License Holders, But Next Year, Not Now

Dixon Council Will Help Liquor License Holders, But Next Year, Not Now

The Dixon City Council has decided to help out bars and restaurants that need liquor licenses to operate and serve alcohol in the city.  However, the plan is different from what was talked about previously. During the previous council meeting, the members discussed maybe giving a rebate of sorts to the license holders so they…Read more »

Oregon Council Says Get the Permit First or Pay Double

Oregon Council Says Get the Permit First or Pay Double

The City of Oregon has had to be the bad guy for some homeowners in the past because the homeowners have begun projects and construction without the proper permits.  The city has even gone so far as to stop a homeowner from doing work and saying it all had to be redone to meet city…Read more »

KSB Brings Drive-Thru Flu Shot Clinic to Mt. Morris

KSB Brings Drive-Thru Flu Shot Clinic to Mt. Morris

KSB Hospital will bring their Drive-Thru Flu Shot clinic to the Mt. Morris community this year.  The Clinic will be Thursday, October 1st and 8th between 1:00 and 3:00 pm at Pinecrest Community.  The flu shot is free to the public. For ages 9+. Get through even faster by completing your consent form ahead of…Read more »