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  1. Catfish tournament returns to Rock Falls, IllinoisRead the original story

    Jan 24, 2017 | WAND-TV Decatur

    Organizers of a fishing tournament in Rock Falls hope the second year of the event will draw visitors to the northern Illinois city on the Rock River. The Telegraph reports the Bass Pro Shops Big Cat Quest Tournament will be held June 24 and 25. The event is a Midwest qualifier for the national championship in Richmond, Virginia.

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  2. Plans for new Reagan statue stall after Dixon mayor's deathRead the original story

    Jan 6, 2017 | WAND-TV Decatur

    A plan to erect a statute of President Ronald Reagan as a young lifeguard is on hold in his hometown. The Chicago Tribune reports Dixon Mayor Jim Burke was leading the effort to place a statue along the Rock River.

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  3. Ex-Ogle County sheriff pleads guilty in felony theft caseRead the original story

    Dec 20, 2016 | WAND-TV Decatur

    A former northern Illinois county sheriff has pleaded guilty to charges he used thousands of dollars of government money for personal items. The Telegraph reports a Carroll County judge sentenced 55-year-old former Ogle County Sheriff Michael Harn on Monday to four years of probation and ordered him to immediately pay more than $10,000 in restitution to the county treasurer.

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  4. Former Illinois county sheriff pleads not guilty to theftsRead the original story

    Nov 11, 2016 | WAND-TV Decatur

    A former northern Illinois county sheriff has pleaded not guilty to charges he used thousands of dollars of government money for personal items. The Telegraph reports former Ogle County Sheriff Michael Harn entered the plea Thursday morning to two counts of felony theft between $500 and $10,000.

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  5. Officials say Sterling-Rock Falls homelessness worseningRead the original story

    Oct 15, 2016 | WAND-TV Decatur

    The Daily Gazette reports that advocates say homelessness in the two cities and in Dixon is growing. They say there has to be more help from the Sterling-based Twin Cities PADS Homeless Shelter.

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  6. News Minute: Here is the latest Illinois news from The Associated Press at 9:20 a.m. CDTRead the original story

    Oct 11, 2016 | WAND-TV Decatur

    Relieved parents are taking their children to school after the Chicago Teachers Union and the nation's third-largest school district averted a strike. Word came late Monday that the union and Chicago Public Schools had reached a late-night tentative contract agreement.

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  7. Illinois nursing home contests $50K fine after patient deathRead the original story

    Oct 11, 2016 | WAND-TV Decatur

    An Illinois nursing home is contesting a $50,000 fine for a mechanical lift failure and other violations that state investigators say contributed to a resident's death. The Telegraph reports the Illinois Department of Public Health cited Franklin Grove Living and Rehabilitation Center for the lift problem as well as a violation of the state Nursing Home Care Act.

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  8. Lee County first responders to get donated overdose antidoteRead the original story

    Jul 14, 2016 | WAND-TV Decatur

    Supplies of a nasal spray version of an opioid overdose antidote are being made available to law enforcement agencies and health workers in Lee County. The Dixon Telegraph reports the Police Assisted Addiction and Recovery Initiative is joining Ireland-based Adapt Pharma to make 10,000 doses of Narcan nasal spray available in the northern Illinois county.

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  9. News Minute: Here is the latest Illinois news from The Associated Press at 7:40 a.m. CDTRead the original story

    Jun 10, 2016 | WAND-TV Decatur

    The consequences of Illinois lawmakers' epic failure to approve a state budget continue to pile up, while neither side in the yearlong political battle appears willing to budge. Business leaders on Thursday warned that lack of action on a budget will jeopardize nearly $2 billion in road and bridge construction _ and many jobs _ this summer, while the comptroller says her authority to make payments will end July 1. And Moody's downgraded the state's worst-in-the-nation rating on Thursday, too.

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  10. Ronald Reagan Boyhood Home looking for new directorRead the original story

    Jun 10, 2016 | WAND-TV Decatur

    The 125-year-old house in Dixon was home to the Reagan family for about three years starting when the future president was a couple months shy of his 10th birthday. The Dixon Telegraph reports that the Ronald Reagan Home Preservation Foundation board began advertising the director's job this week and has about a half dozen applicants.

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