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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 $82,900. More Dixon information.

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2 hrs ago | The Daily Gazette

Dining with panache in Dixon

The restaurant, at 319 W. First St., offers French American cuisine for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

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2 hrs ago | The Daily Gazette

Husband wants new charges dropped

DIXON – A Dixon man who is accused of killing his wife is seeking dismissal of two new murder charges.

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3 hrs ago | The Daily Gazette

Future of Dixon boat docks a up to the communitya

DIXON – The idea to install boat docks along the downtown riverfront hasn't been abandoned, but is in a bit of a holding pattern.

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3 hrs ago | The Daily Gazette

Taking their celebration to the stage in Dixon

Dixon high school friends practice a dance routine Wednesday afternoon at the band shell at Page Park in Dixon.

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3 hrs ago | The Daily Gazette

Dixon wastewater treatment plant nominated for award

DIXON – Dixon's wastewater treatment facility is one of seven municipal operations to be nominated for a state award.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Daily Gazette

Here come the tax dollars; a call for good stewardship

Monday will mark Labor Day, when many people have a day off to relax and enjoy the fruits of their labors.

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The Daily Gazette

Donald K. Wolfe

ELDENA – Donald K. Wolfe, 72, of Eldena, formerly of Clinton, Tennessee, died Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014, in his hometown of Eldena, after a short illness.

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The Daily Gazette

Police reports for Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014

Chelsea Brown, 23, of Dixon; 4:45 p.m. Monday on South Hennepin Avenue; battery; released with notice to appear in court.

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The Daily Gazette

Crundwell cash could fund fixes at Dixon library

DIXON – The City Council is expected to vote Tuesday on using some of the Crundwell recovery money to repair Dixon Public Library.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Daily Gazette

Storms knocks out power for 10K-plus in area

Jim Hudgin looks into the back window of his SUV on Monday afternoon. A large tree in the 600 block of 11th Avenue in Rock Falls fell during Monday's storm that brought heavy rain and wind, taking out three vehicles parked along the road.

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The Daily Gazette

No dampening the mood at Amboy Depot Days

A group from Minonk relaxes on the bed of the 1959 Chevy Apache belonging to Jim Myers on Sunday during the Amboy Depot Days car show.

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The Daily Gazette

Taste of Euro sampled in Dixon

The lighted boat parade, followed by a fireworks display, wrapped up the first Venetian Night on Saturday night in downtown Dixon.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

The Daily Gazette

Our Opinion: Things look good; let's make sure they are

Should Dixon city government strive to be known for having “the best municipal financial controls in the state and Midwest”? That's what Mayor Jim Burke thinks.

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The Daily Gazette

Heroin's prevalence in Lee County worrisome

DIXON – Contrary to a lot of recent media reports, the number of teens using heroin in America seems to be on the decline.

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The Daily Gazette

The pot continues to thicken for video gaming

In 2013, about $12.8 million was paid into gaming terminals at establishments with licenses issued by Sterling, Dixon, Rock Falls, Lee County and Whiteside County, according to the monthly reports from the Illinois Gaming Board.

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The Daily Gazette

Openings and closures as Dixon streetscape continues

DIXON – There will be water shut-offs and a lane closure on a portion of First Street next week as the downtown streetscape project enters its 15th week.

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Divining rod leads Dixon man to ... bodies?

Michael Chandler of Dixon uses a welder's rod, which he calls a "divining rod," to help him find and identify dead bodies.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Daily Gazette

Open houses for local job seekers

DIXON – Business Employment Skills Team Inc. is holding a number of open houses for Workforce Development Week, which is next Monday through Friday.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Daily Gazette

Students return to classes in realigned Dixon schools

Mariam Sohail, 10, excitedly arrived for the first day of school at Madison Elementary School on Wednesday in Dixon.

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Blues, Brews and BBQ to take over downtown Dixon

David Gerald, a touring blues musician, will play from 5 to 7 p.m. Aug. 30 at the Blues, Brews and BBQ Festival in downtown Dixon.

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