Author Archives: Tim

Dixon Mayor: Make Pension Payment or I Will Vote No for This Budget

Dixon Mayor: Make Pension Payment or I Will Vote No for This Budget

Throughout the budget process in Dixon, the council has spoke of catching up on some purchases of equipment they could not purchase last year, making large donations to the Dixon Theater and other investments into the community. Mayor Le Arellano noticed that during talks for these other expenditures; the city was looking at making only…Read more »

Sauk College President Dr. David Hellmich Named Chamber Champion by SVACC

Sauk College President Dr. David Hellmich Named Chamber Champion by SVACC

The Sauk Valley Area Chamber of Commerce presented their Chamber Champion for 2020 on Thursday.  The person who was honored with the award was Sauk Valley Community College President Dr. David Hellmich. Chamber President Kris Noble said the award is presented to the individual who’s leadership greatly impacted the Sauk Valley.  Dr. Hellmich said he…Read more »

Marilyn Tower

Marilyn L. Tower, age 74 of Sterling, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Monday, February 22, 2021 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria. Marilyn was born on February 14, 1947 in Sterling, the daughter of James S. and Doris (Stevens) Holmes. She married Robert Tower on January 2, 1967 in Chicago.…Read more »

Corinne D. Powers

Corinne D. Powers

Corinne D. Powers age 57, of Dixon IL died on Tuesday Feb. 23, 2021 at her home surrounded by her family. She was born on June 8, 1963 in Dixon IL the daughter of Thomas and Sue Ann (Blake) McCormick. Corinne worked as an EMT with the Amboy Fire Dept. for 10 years, Woodhaven Lakes,…Read more »

Jeanette Marie George

Jeanette Marie George

Jeanette Marie George, 68 of Prophetstown, passed away on Wednesday, February 24, 2021 at Rock River Hospice and Home in Sterling. Jeanette was born on January 15, 1953 in Moline, the daughter of Clark and Ethel (Anderson) Obendorf and her birth mother, Ruth Williams. She married Alan George on September 4, 1992 in Sterling. Jeanette…Read more »

Kaleel’s Clothing and Printing Named Business of the Year

Kaleel’s Clothing and Printing Named Business of the Year

The Dixon Chamber and Main Street continues to give out their Best of Dixon Awards.  On Wednesday they recognized Kaleels Clothing and Printing as the Business of the Year.  The business has been in operation in Northern Illinois for the past 110 years. In March of 2020 Kaleels Clothing and Printing began to sell a…Read more »