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  • Dixon man arrested on dealing charge

    DIXON – A Dixon man was in Lee County Jail on Monday, charged with dealing prescription pills.Eric E ...
    NEW: June 29, 2015 - 5:55 pm
  • Shuffleboard newbies take aim in Rock Falls

    Emma Paris (left), 10, of Leawood, Kansas, and Paezliegh Hudgin, 8, of Beloit, Wisconsin, play shuffleboard for the first time Monday afternoon at Cen ...
    NEW: June 29, 2015 - 5:53 pm
  • Rain interrupts some tasks in Dixon

    Sow Belly's employee Mendell Muhammad plants a flag Monday on the roof of the Dixon restaurant. A brief downpour drove Muhammad inside before he was a ...
    NEW: June 29, 2015 - 5:51 pm
  • Multi-vehicle crash clogs up I-39 in Ogle County

    Traffic was backed up in both directions on Interstate 39 on Monday afternoon following a multi-vehicle accident about a quarter-mile south of Bethel ...
    NEW: June 29, 2015 - 5:48 pm
  • Franklin Grove man critically hurt in morning crash

    ASHTON – Fog is being blamed for a wreck Monday morning that put a Franklin Grove man into a Rockford hospital with critical injuries.
    UPDATED: June 29, 2015 - 5:48 pm
  • Dixon Municipal Band's patriotic concert Friday

    DIXON – It's Petunia Festival time, and that means the Dixon Municipal Band will offer its annual free patriotic concert at 7 p.m. Friday on the lawn ...
    UPDATED: June 29, 2015 - 5:44 pm
  • Sterling lifts water conservation request

    STERLING – A new backup system is in place, so the city no longer needs residents hooked into the sanitary sewer system to conserve water, City Manage ...
    UPDATED: June 29, 2015 - 5:47 pm
  • Whiteside County Health Department expansion underway

    ROCK FALLS – And so it begins – "it" being construction at the Whiteside County Health Department.Co ...
    UPDATED: June 29, 2015 - 5:50 pm
  • Foul play not suspected in death of Milledgeville woman, 37

    MILLEDGEVILLE – At this time, no foul play is suspected in the death of a 37-year-old Milledgeville woman found Sunday in a home at 421 Holcomb Ave., ...
    June 29, 2015 - 3:30 pm
  • Fire pump test Thursday in Dixon

    DIXON – Flex-O-Glass Inc. will conduct an annual fire pump flow test Thursday at the plant at 1200 Warp Road.
    June 29, 2015 - 3:29 pm
  • Bureau Valley building plan inches forward

    MANLIUS – Members of the Bureau Valley School District Board have struggled with a plan to make the best use of the district's buildings.
    June 29, 2015 - 3:29 pm
  • Man arrested after shots fired at Illinois trooper

    COLLINSVILLE (AP) – Illinois State Police say a 52-year-old man suspected of firing shots at a state ...
    June 28, 2015 - 9:49 pm
  • Four rabid bats found this year in Cook County

    ARLINGTON HEIGHTS (AP) – Health officials say four rabid bats have been found so far this year in Co ...
    June 28, 2015 - 9:49 pm
  • Release of man who killed Chicago officer upsets police

    CHICAGO (AP) – A man who shot and killed a Chicago police officer as a teenager in the 1970s has bee ...
    June 28, 2015 - 9:49 pm
  • Information sought on Sterling burglary

    Police are looking for information on a residential burglary Tuesday in the 1500 block of Avenue F in Sterling. A woman who was seen leaving the area ...
    June 28, 2015 - 10:51 pm
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