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SVACC and US Chamber of Commerce to Host Virtual Policy Briefing

SVACC and US Chamber of Commerce to Host Virtual Policy Briefing

The Sauk Valley Area Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with The United States Chamber of Commerce will host a Virtual Policy Briefing on three topics that impact the Business Community.  The topic areas include: Small Business Outlook and Policy, Workforce Training: Approaches and Resources, and Equality of Opportunity. Each segment will be presented by a…Read more »

Whiteside County Announces Death from COVID-19

Whiteside County Announces Death from COVID-19

The Whiteside County Health Department has reported the death of an individual in their 80+ related to COVID-19. They also announce 4 new laboratory confirmed cases and 7 recoveries of COVID-19 in Whiteside County. The cases are (3)20s, (1)80+. The Lee County Health Department reported theire are 3 new cases in Lee County today; including…Read more »

Several Agencies Looking for Suspect Wanted on Nationwide Warrant

Several Agencies Looking for Suspect Wanted on Nationwide Warrant

Several area law enforcement organizations are looking for a suspect wanted on a nationwide warrant. Members of the Dixon Police Department, Illinois State Police, Lee County Emergency Management Agency, Bureau County Sheriff’s Department, Ogle County Sheriff’s Department, Amboy Fire Department, and Lee County Sheriff’s Department are actively looking for a fugitive who was involved in…Read more »

SVCC Puts Out Additional Precautions Due to Rise in Virus Numbers

SVCC Puts Out Additional Precautions Due to Rise in Virus Numbers

Sauk Valley Community College has implemented additional precautions and resources in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. Starting Monday August 10, SVCC students will have the opportunity to receive grants that will assist in paying for internet access and service. Students are encouraged to check their SVCC email for details on how to apply for these…Read more »

Area Health Departments Report 27 New COVID-19 Cases, 8 From Jack Mabley Center

Area Health Departments Report 27 New COVID-19 Cases, 8 From Jack Mabley Center

The Whiteside County Health Department says they have 3 new laboratory confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Whiteside County. The cases are (1)30s, (1)50s, (1)80+.  The department also said that during their investigation a previously reported case Under 20 was not a Whiteside County resident. The Lee County Health Department is reporting 13 new cases Thursday…Read more »