Local News

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. …

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…

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…

Lee County Joins the List of Counties With 1st Confirmed Case of COVID-19

Lee County Joins the List of Counties With 1st Confirmed Case of COVID-19

The Lee County Unified Executive Leadership Team announces a presumptive positive case of COVID-19 in Lee County.  The case is an adult resident in his or her 50s. The patient is isolated at home. The Lee County Health Department (LCHD) understands that having a case in the county may cause people to be worried, but…

Local Sports

IHSA Releases a FAQ Regarding its Spring Sports Season

IHSA Releases a FAQ Regarding its Spring Sports Season

The IHSA has said that it remains optimistic that it will still be able to conduct a State Tournament this year in spring sports. On Wednesday, the IHSA released on its website a FAQ: SPRING RESUMPTION DATE Q: Are schools ok to resume practice/games on May 1? A: May 1 is the target date, however,…

AP Illinois High School Boys Basketball Class 3A/4A All-State Teams

AP Illinois High School Boys Basketball Class 3A/4A All-State Teams

The Illinois Associated Press Class 3A and Class 4A All-State boys’ basketball teams, as voted on by a statewide panel of sports writers and broadcasters and compiled by Steve Tappa, formerly of the Moline Dispatch and the Rock Island Argus. Players received five points for a first-team vote and three points for a second-team vote.…

IHSA Releases a FAQ Regarding its Spring Sports Season

IHSA Releases a FAQ Regarding its Spring Sports Season

The IHSA is supportive of the stance taken by the Illinois State Superintendent of Schools that no IHSA member school should organize their teams for any spring sport practices or games while Illinois high schools are closed through March 30. Earlier this week, the IHSA released a list of frequently asked questions that the Association…

AP Illinois High School Boys Basketball Class 1A/2A All-State Teams

AP Illinois High School Boys Basketball Class 1A/2A All-State Teams

The Illinois Associated Press Class 1A and Class 2A All-State boys’ basketball teams as voted on by a statewide panel of sports writers and broadcasters and compiled by Steve Tappa. Players received five points for a first-team vote and three points for a second-team vote. Each voter picked a five-player first team and five-player second…

Country News

Adam Levine stars in new ad campaign, sings Peter Gabriel classic in his bathrobe

Adam Levine stars in new ad campaign, sings Peter Gabriel classic in his bathrobe

Brian ChinIf you’re a Maroon 5 fan who’d like to be able to listen to your music in peace while in quarantine with others, then Adam Levine’s got the tech for you. He’s the face of a new ad campaign for Shure, promoting the brand’s new AONIC 50 wireless noise-canceling headphones and AONIC 215 sound-isolating…

Lewis Capaldi’s 2019 debut album is the UK’s biggest album of 2020

Lewis Capaldi’s 2019 debut album is the UK’s biggest album of 2020

Capitol RecordsLewis Capaldi’s debut album Divinely Uninspired to a Hellish Extent came out in May of 2019, but people just won’t stop buying it.  It’s sold so many copies this year that it’s officially the U.K.’s biggest-selling album of 2020. According to Britain’s Official Charts Company, the album has been the British top 10 for…

Concerts

Kane Brown

Kane Brown

Kane Brown and the The Worldwide Beautiful Tour with special guests: Russell Dickerson and Chris Lanemore info »

Chris Young

Chris Young

Chris Young, Scotty McCreery and Payton Smith- Hollywood Casino Amphitheater  more info »

George Strait

George Strait

George Strait, will perform Saturday, Aug. 15, 2020 at Notre Dame Stadium with special guests Chris Stapleton and Brothers Osborne. Tickets will go on sale Friday, March 6, at 10 a.m. EST via ticketmaster.com. For more information: https://gameday.nd.edu/special-events/george-strait/  more info »