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Dixon, Illinois is located in Lee County. Zip codes in Dixon, IL include 61021. The median home price in Dixon is $79,900. More Dixon information.

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7 hrs ago | The Daily Gazette

Many vie for single medical marijuana permit in Lee County

DIXON – The city made the first of several moves needed to sell a piece of land for a medical marijuana cultivation center, while another business asked the county to consider its bid for a spot in Amboy.

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Madden 15 Gameplay! (So Much Rage!!)

This Cover of 'Girls Just Wanna Have Fun' is Hauntingly Beautiful

This Woman Looks Like She's Wearing Makeup. She's Not.

Watch A Tortoise Chase Down A Remote-Controlled Truck With ALL ITS MIGHT

12 hrs ago | The Daily Gazette

Campaign leaders picked for United Way of Lee County

Tim Broos of KSB Hospital and Cathy Jecklin of Midland States Bank will announce this year's goal for United Way of Lee County at the 2014 campaign kickoff during a luncheon at noon Sept.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Daily Gazette

New traffic pattern at Reagan Middle School

DIXON – When parents pull up to Reagan Middle School to drop off their kids for the first day of school Wednesday, they will notice some changes in traffic flow.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Daily Gazette

No financial review for Dixon

This evening, City Council voted 3-2 against placing a contract on file that would have brought in Sikich, a Naperville-based accounting and consulting company, to review the financial controls and make recommendations for addition controls or procedures.

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The Daily Gazette

Music and more at Gardenstock

Mikayla Huisheere and her friend Emily Rasmussen look over items from Susi Daniel of Bolingbrook as they browse the vendors section of Gardenstock Art and Music Festival on Saturday at Distinctive Gardens in Dixon.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

The Daily Gazette

Fun, funky and one-of-a-kind

Sandy Schuler, owner of Dezine99, puts the final touches of a sign for the Historic Dixon Theatre.

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The Daily Gazette

Dixon resident joins Kidder staff

Deter has received her kindergarten- through 12th-grade music teaching license from Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, where she was a graduate assistant for the Department of Music Education.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

The Daily Gazette

Firefighters form association to get more involved

DIXON – In an effort to be more involved in the community, firefighters at the Dixon Rural Fire Department have formed an association.

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The Daily Gazette

Top 5 things to do this weekend

MORRISON – The 144th Whiteside County Fair wraps up this weekend at the fairgrounds, 201 W. Winfield St. Harness racing at 1:30 p.m. and a tractor and truck pull at 6:30 p.m. are among today's highlights.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

The Daily Gazette

BorgWarner to add 40 jobs in Dixon

DIXON – BorgWarner will invest $9.4 million in its Dixon plant over the next 3 years and add 40 jobs, according to a company news release.

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The Daily Gazette

Soldier jumped at chance to escort Robin Williams

While stationed overseas, Megan Skeffington of Dixon was the security escort for Robin Williams during a show he performed in 2003.

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The Daily Gazette

Bivins wants audit of Chicago LGBT center

SPRINGFIELD – State Sen. Tim Bivins, R-Dixon, wants the state to look into the propriety of some events at a Chicago community center that might have been “sexual in nature.” Bivins, now assistant Republican leader of the Senate, asked the Legislative Audit Commission to investigate events at the Center on Halsted and to audit ... (more)

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

The Daily Gazette

Venetian Night, full of European flavor, coming to local riverfront

DIXON – Dixon Main Street and Riverfront will host Venetian Night on Aug. 23 along the riverfront, in celebration of the fifth anniversary of the riverfront and Heritage Square.

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Bureau County Republican

Roskens-Shepherd

Rebecca Roskens and Benjamin Shepherd were united in marriage Oct. 19 at the historic St. Peters Church in the village of Grand Detour.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

The Daily Gazette

Police reports for Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014

Jo E. Thome, 42, of Rock Falls; 11:52 a.m. Sunday in the 1800 block of Locust Street; speeding; posted driver's license as bond.

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The Daily Gazette

Marian Anderson

DIXON – Marian Lorraine Fogle Anderson, 96, of Dixon, passed away Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014, at Dixon Rehabilitation and Health Care Center.

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The Daily Gazette

Council set to OK more financial reviews in Dixon

The City Council is expected to vote next week to place on file a contract with the Naperville-based consulting firm Sikich, Mayor Jim Burke said.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

The Daily Gazette

Young, old, owners and admirers enjoy Art of Green

Bennett Weaver, 1, of Polo sits on a John Deere 110 lawn tractor during Saturday's tractor show in downtown Dixon on Saturday at the Art of Green event.

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The Daily Gazette

Duck races canceled; but winners still drawn in Dixon

Tina Barnhart, from the Dixon Alzheimer's Association office, reads names of the winners in the duck race Saturday after conducting a drawing.

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Sat Aug 09, 2014

The Daily Gazette

Firefighters battle three-alarm fire Saturday morning

DIXON – Residents and firefighters escaped injury at a three-alarm fire that broke out just north of Dixon early Saturday morning.

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