Category Archives: Dixon News

No Wake Order and Flood Warning Issued for Rock River

No Wake Order and Flood Warning Issued for Rock River

A No Wake Order has been issued in Ogle County on the Rock River. Following the rains from Thursday night and the showers over the weekend a Flood Warning has been declared.  The National Weather Service says the Flood Warning extends from Byron to Castle Rock State Park.  It will remain in effect until Thursday…Read more »

Dixon, LCIDA and Chamber Begins Second Round of Stabilization Grants

Dixon, LCIDA and Chamber Begins Second Round of Stabilization Grants

The City of Dixon in partnership with LCIDA and Dixon Chamber of Commerce and Main Street have extended their small business stabilization grant for one month. This grant was created to help small businesses with their May rent or mortgage and utility bills. To date, the program has helped 72 small businesses in Lee County…Read more »

Dixon Police Looking for Suspects in Retail Theft

Dixon Police Looking for Suspects in Retail Theft

The Dixon Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying three subjects in reference to a Retail Theft that occurred at Walmart, 1640 South Galena Avenue, on Monday May 11th.  The suspects are one woman and two men, all Caucasian. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Dixon Police Department at (815)288-4411, or…Read more »

No Audience But Dixon High School Still Honors Class of 2020, Online

No Audience But Dixon High School Still Honors Class of 2020, Online

On Monday night a tradition at Dixon High School was continued in spite of the need for social distancing and no gathering of large crowds. These requirements were met and the school was able to still honor the Cass of 202o for the annual Awards Night while everything was done online with no students present. …Read more »

Lee County Announces First COVID-19 Death, Resident at Mabley Center

Lee County Announces First COVID-19 Death, Resident at Mabley Center

The Unified Executive Leadership team is saddened to report the first COVID-19 related death to a Lee County resident. This individual was a resident of Jack Mabley Center and had recently been hospitalized and receiving comfort care. The resident was in his or her late 50’s and had underlying health conditions. There was one more…Read more »