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Scarecrow Fest and Christmas Walk Not Happening, At Least Not As Before

Scarecrow Fest and Christmas Walk Not Happening, At Least Not As Before

For many years people in Dixon have looked forward to the annual events and activities.  This year of the pandemic has not been very kind towards fairs and festivals and the lack of kindness continues. Two more popular events in Dixon will not be returning this year.  This means not returning in the way we…

Monday’s Storm and City Response Dominates Oregon City Council Meeting

Monday’s Storm and City Response Dominates Oregon City Council Meeting

The Oregon City Council had nothing on their agenda Tuesday night and if it wasn’t for the storm on Monday they would have been finished in a matter of 5 minutes. The severe weather from Monday dominated the discussion.  Most of the discussion had to deal with the city response to the storm.  With the…

Dixon Police Arrest Chicago Man Who Fled From Them Earlier

Dixon Police Arrest Chicago Man Who Fled From Them Earlier

The Dixon Police Department announces the arrest of 38 year old Deon A. Glenn of Chicago, Illinois on Thursday August 6th at approximately 11:45 a.m. Earlier that day, Dixon Officers had attempted to conduct a traffic stop on Glenn in the 600 block of South Peoria.  The vehicle fled from officers at a high rate…

Several Communities Begin the Cleanup Process Following Monday’s Storm

Several Communities Begin the Cleanup Process Following Monday’s Storm

Sterling Public Works will be conducting a city-wide cleanup. Trees and limbs blocking roads will be the first priority.  Trees that have wires in them will be added to a list and cleaned up after lines have been removed. Please get limbs to the curbside of your property. If you can cut the limbs into…

Local Sports

IHSA Set to Begin Fall Sports Season on Monday August 10th

IHSA Set to Begin Fall Sports Season on Monday August 10th

When the IHSA begins its 2020-2021 sports season, there will be four seasons coming up in this school year. The fall sports season will consist of boys and girls golf, girls tennis and boys and girls cross country. Practice for fall sports will begin next Monday, August 10th. The fall sports season will be held…

Emma Hubbs Tennis Classic Schedule Wednesday July 29th

Emma Hubbs Tennis Classic Schedule Wednesday July 29th

Here is the Emma Hubbs Tennis Classic schedule for Wednesday July 29th. 10am 11 & under Girls Singles 12pm 15 & under Girls Singles 2pm 13 & under Mixed Doubles 4pm 18 & under Boys Doubles 6pm Potential Rain Date

Emma Hubbs Tennis Classic Schedule Tuesday July 28th

Emma Hubbs Tennis Classic Schedule Tuesday July 28th

Here is the Emma Hubbs Tennis Classic Schedule for Tuesday July 28th. 10am – 11 & under Boys Singles 12pm 15 & under Boys Doubles 2pm 13 & under Girls Singles 4pm 18 & under Girls Doubles 6pm Potential rain date

Country News

Camila Cabello is working on “lots of new music”

Camila Cabello is working on “lots of new music”

Mike Marsland/WireImageCamila Cabello released her new album Romance in December, but was forced to cancel her tour promoting it due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  However, we just might get another album from the star by the time musicians are able to return to the road. On Monday, Camila posted a photo of herself lounging on…

Lewis Capaldi sets chart record with “Before You Go”

Lewis Capaldi sets chart record with “Before You Go”

Aysia MarottaLewis Capaldi is definitely not a one-hit wonder. His latest single “Before You Go” has reached number-one on Billboard’s Adult Pop Songs chart, which measures radio airplay. It’s his second number-one on that chart, following last year’s smash “Someone You Loved.” As Billboard reports, this makes Lewis the first solo male artist to reach…

Streisand/Summer number-one hit used to soundtrack new ad urging LGBTQ people to vote

Streisand/Summer number-one hit used to soundtrack new ad urging LGBTQ people to vote

Columbia/CasablancaBarbra Streisand and Donna Summer — both gay icons — teamed up in 1979 for the number-one duet “No More Tears (Enough Is Enough).”  Now, the song is being used in a new ad urging the LGBTQ community to vote — and Barbra makes a cameo. As Billboard reports, the ad, called “Enough Is Enough,”…

No babies for Justin and Hailey, but a “surprisingly pretty good summer” all the same

No babies for Justin and Hailey, but a “surprisingly pretty good summer” all the same

Jon Kopaloff/Getty ImagesWhile in quarantine, some celebrity couples have announced they’re splitting up, while others have announced that they’re expecting.  Justin Bieber and his wife Hailey haven’t done either of those things, but they are surprised how much fun they’ve had this summer. This past Friday as part of L.A.’s Paleyfest, which highlights the creators…

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