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Whiteside and Ogle Counties Report 2 Deaths Each from Covid-19

Whiteside and Ogle Counties Report 2 Deaths Each from Covid-19

The Whiteside County Health Department announced 2 deaths of a person in their 70’s and another in their 80’s from Covid-19.   The Department also reported 36 new cases of COVID-19 in Whiteside County. The county also has 110 recoveries. The Ogle County Health Department is announcing 2 deaths Wednesday with one male in his 90s…

United Way of Lee County Looking for New Executive Director

United Way of Lee County Looking for New Executive Director

The United Way of Lee County is seeking an Executive Director to lead the operations of the UWLC, including, the organizations finances, community outreach initiatives, related programs and fundraising efforts. A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in organizing and fundraising are required.  Preferred candidates are self-motivated and have strong leadership skills.  Fluency in use of…

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IHSA Announces Winter Sports Season Has Been Temporarily Paused

IHSA Announces Winter Sports Season Has Been Temporarily Paused

On Tuesday, Illinois Governor JB Pritzer announced that Illinois would be returning back to Tier 3 beginning on Friday. The IHSA released a statement saying that with the Governor’s announcement, winter sports in Illinois will be temporarily paused. Some schools had announced over the last few weeks that they would be proceeding with a winter…

Dixon High School Puts Its Winter Sports Season On Hold

Dixon High School Puts Its Winter Sports Season On Hold

The Dixon School Board on Friday voted 4-3 to begin remote learning on Monday November 23rd. Dixon Athletic Director Jared Shaner said on Friday afternoon that if the school board voted to go with remote learning, then the winter sports season at Dixon High School would be on hold. Monday is the first official day…

Country News

Meghan Trainor reveals she has gestational diabetes: “It’s manageable and it’s okay”

Meghan Trainor reveals she has gestational diabetes: “It’s manageable and it’s okay”

Jeff Spicer/BFC/Getty Images for BFCMeghan Trainor has revealed a health complication with her pregnancy.The singer told NBC’s Today show Wednesday that she has been diagnosed with gestational diabetes, a form of high blood sugar that affects pregnant women.”Got a little tiny bump in the road — I got diagnosed with gestational diabetes, but it’s manageable…

Gloria Estefan reveals she had COVID-19 after dining outdoors

Gloria Estefan reveals she had COVID-19 after dining outdoors

Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty ImagesGloria Estefan has revealed that she was diagnosed with COVID-19 after eating at an outdoor Miami restaurant with her family recently.In an Instagram video, the singer says she tested positive on November 8, days after the dining experience. “October 30 was the only day I ever went out,” Gloria explains.…

Oreo unveils new Lady Gaga ‘Chromatica’ cookies

Oreo unveils new Lady Gaga ‘Chromatica’ cookies

Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images2021 is already looking bright, thanks to a sweet new superstar collaboration that will hit shelves in January. Lady Gaga has teamed up with America’s favorite cookie to create a new Oreo that will help spread musical messages of kindness. The two cultural icons concocted these one-of-a-kind pink Chromatica Oreos with green creme…

Harry Styles proves he’s unbothered by critic’s “bring back manly men” comments

Harry Styles proves he’s unbothered by critic’s “bring back manly men” comments

Theo Wargo/WireImageHarry Styles is throwing some subtle shade after conservative pundit Candace Owens criticized his Vogue cover, which featured the singer styled in a lace Gucci gown.On Wednesday, Harry posted a picture of himself from his new Variety photo shoot, featuring him eating a banana while wearing a powder suit with a ruffled shirt underneath.“Bring…

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