Category Archives: WIXN News

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 »

Chadwick Man Cited Following Two Vehicle Crash in Whiteside County

Chadwick Man Cited Following Two Vehicle Crash in Whiteside County

Shortly after 3:30 Sunday afternoon Whiteside County Deputies were dispatched to IL Route 84 near Great River Road Antiques for a two-vehicle accident with injuries. Through the crash investigation, it was determined that 31 year old Weston A. Walston of Chadwick was traveling southbound on IL Route 84 when he failed to see a vehicle…Read more »

Dixon Driver Receives Minor Injuries in Single Vehicle Crash

Dixon Driver Receives Minor Injuries in Single Vehicle Crash

On Friday at 10:16 AM the Ogle County Sheriff’s Office, Polo Fire Department, Polo Ambulance, and the Polo Police Department responded to a one vehicle accident with injuries on IL Route 52 at Mt. Vernon Road. A vehicle was eastbound on Route 52 when the vehicle drove off onto the right side shoulder. The vehicle…Read more »

Historic Dixon Theater Presents Plan for Post-Pandemic

Historic Dixon Theater Presents Plan for Post-Pandemic

Ever since the pandemic struck, the Historic Dixon Theater has sat empty.  The large number of people in the audience would not be allowed in the social distance type of norms we currently have. Director of the Theater Board, Tim Boles feels this would be a good time to plan for the eventual reopening of…Read more »

State Troopers Searching for Hit and Run Suspect That Left Three Injured

State Troopers Searching for Hit and Run Suspect That Left Three Injured

The Illinois State Police are investigating a hit and run accident that resulted in the injuries of three persons. Troopers say the incident happened shortly after 10:00 Friday night on I-88 in Whiteside County.  According to a preliminary investigation, two vehicles were traveling westbound on I-88, one following the other. The driver of one of…Read more »