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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 $88,000. More Dixon information.

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4 hrs ago | The Daily Gazette

The sun will come out ... today

Woodlawn Arts Academy presents “Annie Jr.” at 2 and 7 p.m. today and 2 p.m. Sunday at Jerry Weston Mathis Theater on the campus of Sauk Valley Community College in Dixon.

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8 hrs ago | The Daily Gazette

First Street portion fully open next week in Dixon

DIXON – A portion of First Street should be open next week for the first time in about 2 months.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Chronicle-Telegram

James E. Otto

James E. Otto, 80, died at 7:30 P.M., Tuesday, July 8, 2014, at his residence, following an extended illness.

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The Daily Gazette

Downtown Dixon street to reopen today

DIXON – The south side of First Street, between Hennepin and Galena avenues, will reopen today, Commissioner Jeff Kuhn said.

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The Daily Gazette

Charlotte L. Karr

STERLING – Charlotte L. Karr, 87, went to heaven to join her beloved soulmate and husband, Floyd “Johnny” Karr, at 5:09 a.m. Wednesday, July 9, 2014.

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The Daily Gazette

Police reports for Friday, July 11

Elizabeth Gonzales, 41, of Sterling; 11:01 a.m. Wednesday at West LeFevre Road and Avenue J; driving while license suspended; given notice to appear in court.

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The Daily Gazette

'Uninhabitable' trailers being torn down in park

DIXON – The owner of a mostly vacant mobile home park on the city's west end has started to remove two trailers that were deemed “uninhabitable,” a city official said.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

The Navajo Times

Fixes to historic Black Hawk Statue still pending

The Telegraph in Dixon reports that organizers need approval from the Illinois Department of Natural Resources and the Illinois Historic Preservation Agency.

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The Daily Gazette

First Street on schedule to reopen this weekend in Dixon

The concrete passed its strength test, required by the Illinois Department of Transportation, as it can support at least 3,500 pounds per square inch.

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The Daily Gazette

Candidate holding town hall in Dixon

DIXON – Randall Olsen, an Ottawa Democrat running for the Illinois 16th Congressional District seat, will have a town hall meeting next week.

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The Daily Gazette

Woman guilty of misdemeanor computer tampering

DIXON – A Dixon woman pleaded guilty to misdemeanor computer tampering and must pay $10,000 in restitution in a 2013 case that originally accused her of defrauding an elderly woman of more than $150,000.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Daily Gazette

40 partygoers arrested in downtown Dixon

DIXON – Dixon police arrested 40 people on charges of underage drinking at a party in downtown Dixon early Saturday.

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The Daily Gazette

Driver hurt when vehicle overturns

OGLE COUNTY – An Ashton woman sustained minor injuries Saturday in a single-vehicle crash on Brick Road near Daysville Road.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

The Daily Gazette

'Al the Pal' will be missed

What did former U.S. Sen. Alan J. Dixon, who died Sunday at the age of 86, do for you? Before Dixon was Illinois secretary of state from 1977 to 1981, licenses consisted of words on flimsy pieces of paper.

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Bureau County Republican

Whata s in your wallet?

As reported Monday morning in the Sauk Valley News, a Tampico man was arrested Sunday for trying to use counterfeit money at the Petunia Festival in Dixon.

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The Daily Gazette

Visitors take trip back in time at cabin

Jan Conkrite gives visitors a look back in time as they tour the Old Settlers Memorial Cabin on Lincoln Statue Drive in Dixon.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

The Daily Gazette

With budget cuts, prisons' mental health population soars

Fencing and razor wire reminds one that, despite the almost park-like grounds at the Dixon Correctional Center, it is, in fact the grouns of a prison.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

The Daily Gazette

Dwight O. a Butcha Hintz Jr.

AMBOY – Dwight O. “Butch” Hintz Jr., 69, of Amboy, died Thursday, July 3, 2014, at Green Acres Living and Rehabilitation Center in Amboy.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

Chicago Tribune

Dixon mayor blasts idea of Walgreen move

But like others in Dixon, Burke is sure Walgreen, who died in 1939, wouldn't be pleased that the management of the company he founded is weighing a move out of Illinois in favor of Europe in a bid to cut its corporate tax bill.

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CNN

8 Presidents and the jobs that got them started

Obama worked for minimum wage or close to it, scooping ice cream and waiting tables.

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