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Lakin Goodman had 10 kills and two blocks to lead Morrison to a 25-20, 25-13 victory at Sherrard in a Three Rivers West contest on Tuesday. Also for the Fillies , Peyton Kennedy had seven kills, seven digs and two blocks, Brooke Stralow had 15 assists, six kills, six digs and two blocks, and Jordan Schmidt added seven digs, five kills and two blocks.
DIXON – Yet another hopeful medical marijuana grow operation asked the Lee County Board for its support during a meeting this morning. The board's questions included one about the disposal of excess materials, such as seeds and stems from the plants.
DIXON – A free online course about the Chicago World's Fair of 1893 will begin Monday through Sauk Valley Community College. Kris A. Murray, assistant professor of humanities at SVCC, will teach the course.
DIXON – A discussion that started Monday night, about which of two companies to sell a piece of land to, will continue tonight with a possible vote. Green Thumb Industries LLC and IPP LLC were the only two companies to submit bids to purchase Lot 5 in the Lee County Industrial Park, which the city owns.
DIXON – The city has come up short again in its fourth attempt at a federal grant for a $12.8 million project. On Friday, the U.S. Department of Transportation announced the 2014 recipients of Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery grants.
In June, Caterpillar, which owns Anchor Coupling, announced that it was consolidating the operations at three facilities in Sterling and Dixon to an Anchor Coupling plant in Menominee, Michigan. In a letter to Mayor Jim Burke on Monday, Renee O'Farrell, human resource manager at the Menominee facility, said the the company will start to close its Dixon plant on Nov. 21, and will ultimately eliminate 61 jobs there.
SPRINGFIELD – Assistant Senate Republican Leader Tim Bivins, R-Dixon, was named a Guardian of Small Business by the National Federation of Independent Business for his legislative record on small-business issues. NFIB/Illinois designates key votes in the Legislature that are identified by small-business owners as important to the success of their business.
DIXON – With less than 2 months until a November referendum, the majority of the City Council is against changing the city's form of government. Last year the council voted unanimously to place a referendum on the Nov. 4 general election ballot so that voters could choose the city's form of government.
Ken and Kate Jongewaard and their kids, Brandon, 10, and Raegan, 8, invite you to try out the Blue Moo Hot Dogs stand in Dixon. It's at the corner of West Boyd and North Hennepin, behind the Subway and across from Midland States Bank.
Rescuers work at the scene of a two-car accident Thursday afternoon on state Route 2 between Dixon and Sterling. The driver of a van involved in the accident, John Brown, 76, of Dixon died at KSB Hospital after the wreck.
STERLING – Fiesta Days in Sterling and Rock Falls will conclude this weekend with a parade, a dance and the crowning of the Fiesta Queen on Saturday. A soccer tournament will begin at 9 a.m. Sunday at Scheid Park.
DIXON – The Soda Pop Tour will roll into the riverfront from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sept. 20, offering participants samples of more than 100 unique craft soda pops.
Amy Rotella posted 19 kills and three digs to lead Dixon to a 21-25, 25-14, 26-24 victory on Tuesday at Stillman Valley. Also for the Duchesses , Jessa Long had 10 digs, two assists, two aces and a kill, Haley Fitzsimmons had seven kills and two digs, and Kacey Koch added 30 assists and an ace.
Updated: Wed Sep 17, 2014 03:43 am
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