Author Archives: Tim

The Virus Cannot Beat Mother Nature

The Virus Cannot Beat Mother Nature

While COVID-19 make be causing problems in everyone’s daily life, there is one place where the virus does not stand a chance.  Mother Nature is not allowing Corona Virus to slow it down one little bit.  Many people are looking for something to do these days and a good portion is going to Lowell Park. …Read more »

Lee County Joins List of Counties With COVID-19 as Two Residents Test Positive

Lee County Joins List of Counties With COVID-19 as Two Residents Test Positive

The Lee County Health Department announced two positive cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Lee County. Lee County reports a resident in their 50s tested positive for COVID-19. Lee County reports a resident in their 30s tested positive for COVID-19. Other locations in the Northern Illinois Rockford Region with positive COVID-19 cases include Carroll County…Read more »

Dixon City Government Will Zoom Through Meetings and Other City Business

Dixon City Government Will Zoom Through Meetings and Other City Business

If the Corona Virus outbreak occurred 20 years ago the measure to try and contain the disease would have been far worse. During this time in Dixon City Hall, the Public Safety Building and almost every other government institution is closed up tight.  But, with the development of technology work is still getting accomplished. Dixon…Read more »

Four Additional Confirmed Cases Announced in Whiteside County

Four Additional Confirmed Cases Announced in Whiteside County

Whiteside County has identified four additional laboratory confirmed positive cases of COVID-19. Two cases are in their 40s, one in their 50s and one in their 60s The Whiteside County Health Department is working with the individual and healthcare providers to identify, quarantine and monitor contacts at risk for signs of illness. WCHD continues to…Read more »

Ogle County Health Department Reports 2nd Case of COVID-19

Ogle County Health Department Reports 2nd Case of COVID-19

The Ogle County Health Department announced Thursday a 2 confirmed case of COVID-19.  The individual is a person in their 20’s.  The identity of the individual is being withheld for the privacy of the person and family. The Ogle County Health Department says this reinforces the importance of actions the public can take to protect…Read more »

Musicians Tuning Up for 2nd Shelter in Place Music Special

Musicians Tuning Up for 2nd Shelter in Place Music Special

Staying at home due to COVID-19? Well, that doesn’t mean you have to give up on some musical fun! This Friday the Dixon Chamber and Main Street will be live streaming different musicians from 7-9PM.  This is the second Shelter in Place Music Special.  Each act will perform for roughly 20 minutes. The event will…Read more »

Life in the Lee County Jail During the Time of COVID-19

Life in the Lee County Jail During the Time of COVID-19

During this COVID-19 Pandemic, we are all supposed to follow social distancing rules and no gatherings of 10 or more people.  Following these rules can be a little difficult at times if you are in a place where several people are in one room for many weeks or months. The Lee County Jail has taken…Read more »