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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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3 hrs ago | The Daily Gazette

City asked to help pay for library improvements in Dixon

Lynn Roe, director of the Dixon Public Library, shows a window in the attic of the library where the glass is falling out.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Daily Gazette

Amboy woman charged in fatal motorcycle accident

DIXON – The driver of a Kreider Services van that collided with a motorcycle, killing its driver, is being charged with failure to yield at a stop intersection, the Lee County Sheriff's Department said in a news release this morning.

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The Daily Gazette

The cool kids are in Dixon

Jayla Yardley, 5, rests on the side of the family's new pool as her brother, Hunter, 3, splashes through the water Monday at their Dixon home.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Daily Herald

Acosta's branching out to bigger space in Batavia

Referring to a new development for her consignment store, Chris Acosta said, "This is going to be huge."

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The Daily Gazette

Phone company donates food

DIXON – CenturyLink Inc. employees and area communities collected 666,204 pounds of food and $767,219 during the 2014 CenturyLink Backpack Buddies Feed the Children Food Drive June 2-13.

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The Daily Gazette

Local consultant to pick up new vehicle

DALLAS – Jamie ReVelle of Oregon, a Mary Kay independent sales director, will accept delivery of a new Chevy Cruze at Ken Nelson Auto in Dixon.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

TheDailyBeast.com

Who's Watching Your Statehouse? No One.

The number of full-time journalists on the Capitol beat is down 40 percent since 2003.

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The Daily Gazette

Top 5 things to do this weekend

MORRISON – Cattle and kitties and pigs, oh my! The Whiteside County 4-H Fair, featuring all kinds of animals and exhibits, continues today and Saturday at the Whiteside County Fairgrounds in Morrison.

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The Daily Gazette

Demmer's bill for more transparent audits now law

A bill requiring Illinois cities and counties to get annual audit presentations was signed into law Thursday.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

The Daily Gazette

Police reports for Thursday, July 17, 2014

Winston Wilbanks, 27, of Chicago; 10:15 p.m. Tuesday on East Second Street; two counts of criminal damage to property, obstructing justice; taken to Whiteside County Jail.

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The Daily Gazette

Missing property reps to visit area

DIXON – Staff members for Treasurer Dan Rutherford will be at the Dixon Public Library, 221 S. Hennepin Ave., from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday to help people discover whether the state has any money or unclaimed property for them.

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The Daily Gazette

Telegrapha s side entrance in use

DIXON – For the next 2 weeks, because of the downtown streetscape project, customers coming to the Telegraph office at 113 S. Peoria Ave. to visit the newspaper office, CASA or Lee County Tourism must enter through the side door in the alley between the Telegraph and C&N Industrial Supply.

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The Daily Gazette

Let's feed, and read to, our children

Jan Whitlock, a special education teacher at Merrill Elementary School, reads a book to children Wednesday afternoon outside the Coloma Homes meeting room.

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The Daily Gazette

Ruffing it in Oregon

Janice Garren of Dixon guides her dogs, Reina and Blaze, through the obstacle course during a demonstration Wednesday at the Oregon Park District's Wiggly Wag & Walk.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

The Daily Gazette

Local man, 90, in critical condition

DIXON – A 90-year-old Mount Morris man still was in critical condition at a Rockford hospital Tuesday afternoon after he and another driver, from Dixon, were injured in a crash Sunday morning.

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The Daily Gazette

Nelson plant on track to open in 2015

The Nelson power plant, in far western Lee County, between Rock Falls and Dixon, has been dormant for years.

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The Daily Gazette

Dateline Dixon: Owner wants kids to learn from party

I think it's safe to say that we've all, at some point, done something pretty stupid in our lives or made a mistake.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

The Daily Gazette

Officials: Water upgrades coming in Lyndon

LYNDON – The entire village was without water for about 2 hours Thursday, but the situation was not nearly as serious as a water shutdown experienced earlier in the year, village officials say.

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The Daily Gazette

Funeral held for ex-U.S. Senator

Former U.S. Senator Alan Dixon is carried from his funeral Monday at Lindenwood University in Belleville.

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The Daily Gazette

Amboy man seeks to appeal murder conviction

Matthew Welling is escorted into the Lee County courtroom June 25 for sentencing.

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