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Neighbors react to the death of six family members killed in Rural Dixon Fire

RURAL DIXON, Ill. (WIFR) -- People in Rural Dixon say their community is close and the loss of six family members is horrific. Many neighbors now must pick up the pieces and cope with the tragedy. "There's just no way to explain it, it's just a tragic loss and we don't understand why," said neighbor

WIFR - 2017-11-22 02:40:00

'Adore!' to be presented by Voices of Praise

MORRISON, Ill. - Celebrating its 11th season, Emmanuel Reformed Church's 85-member Voices of Praise, an outreach ministry of the church, is inviting area residents to experience its Christmas presentation, "Adore!" "Adore!" will be presented in three performances, Friday and Sunday evenings, Dec. 15

CLINTON HERALD - 2017-11-22 23:00:00

Hubs wrestling team hosts Dixon, Burlington Central

ROCHELLE - Rochelle senior Justin Hernandez scored the biggest takedown of the evening when the Hubs varsity wrestling team squared off against Dixon and Burlington Central in triangular action at Rochelle Township High School on Tuesday. Tied 5-5 after three periods with Burlington Central standout

ROCHELLE NEWS-LEADER - 2017-11-22 05:24:52

Six people killed in Ogle County house fire

Six people are dead after a house fire in Ogle County. Authorities say it happened just after midnight on the 200 block of Miami Drive in the community of Lost Nation, near Dixon. Dixon Rural, Dixon City, Franklin Grove, Sterling, Polo, Ashton, Oregon and Mount Morris Fire Departments along with Adv

13 WREX-TV - 2017-11-21 16:09:00

Holiday festivals start soon in Starved Rock Country

Mylee Grahm answers Santa's "What do you want for Christmas?" question with a list of items she would like at Santa's house in Streator's City Park. Holiday festivals throughout Starved Rock Country begin this week. Here's a list of local activities that will kick off the season. OTTAWA The annual


John 'Bob' Atilano

John 'Bob' Atilano ROCK FALLS - John "Bob" Atilano, 65, of Rock Falls, passed away Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017. Bob was born April 14, 1952, in Savanna, the son of John and Anne Atilano. He graduated in 1970 from Newman High School. On April 15, 1972, he married Joan Johnson. He then began working at Nort


4 children, 2 adults killed in Ogle County fire

DIXON - Four children and two adults from the same family died in a house fire early Tuesday in rural northern Illinois, according to the local sheriff. Authorities received a 911 call just after midnight reporting smoke in the basement of a home outside Dixon in the unincorporated community of Lost

ROCKFORD REGISTER-STAR - 2017-11-21 17:51:03

PHS students place first in business competition

PRINCETON - A Princeton High School group placed first in a regional business competition. Principal Andy Berlinski announced at the board meeting Monday night that a team made of Alec Johnson, Nolan Hunt, Zach Bohms and Zakk Welsh placed first at the Regional Junior Achievement Titan Competition at

NEWS TRIBUNE - 2017-11-21 15:16:00

Herndon 'WOW' House: Brand New Townhouse With Private Rooftop

HERNDON, VA -- A newly built townhouse is up for sale in Herndon. The home, which was constructed this year, featured an open-layout rear kitchen, a private rooftop terrace, and a loft. It has three bedrooms, three bathrooms, and two half bathrooms over 2,604 square feet.

PATCH - 2017-11-21 15:16:07

Pet of the Week: Steve

This is a sponsored post from Becky's Pet Care, a professional pet care service in Northern Virginia. Meet Steve, a spaniel and beagle mix available for adoption. Here is what his friends at Safe Haven Puppy Rescue have to say about him: Steve and his sisters Reagan, Riley, Rita and Roxanne are gorg

RESTONNOW.COM - 2017-11-22 13:30:33

Fairfax County Police To Wear Body Cameras Starting In 2018

FAIRFAX COUNTY, VA -- Body cameras are coming to a police officer near you next spring after the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a pilot program Tuesday. The pilot program will involve all operational uniformed patrol officers from the Mason and Mount Vernon district station

PATCH - 2017-11-22 18:38:19

A long way from home for Thanksgiving

Fire Controlman 3rd Class Jordan Peacock from Alexandria gathers water and air temperatures in the Mediterranean Sea aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) on Nov. 12. The temperature-gathering exercise is a Turkish-led, multinational maritime project design

FAIRFAX TIMES - 2017-11-22 17:17:00

Thanksgiving Weather In Reston Will Shock You

RESTON, VA -- While it looks like snow is no longer in the forecast, you'll get quite the cold shock if you step outside this Thanksgiving evening in Reston. Temperatures are expected to plunge to a bone-chilling low of 29 degrees Thursday, and 28 degrees Wednesday night. Friday and Saturday will be

PATCH - 2017-11-22 18:08:05

What's Going On Around Reston Thanksgiving Weekend?

Here's a round up of what's going on in the community this weekend. Happy Thanksgiving weekend!On Friday, enjoy a full day of holiday events during the 27th annual Reston Holiday Parade, which runs from 8 a.m. through 10 p.m. at Reston Town Center. The complete schedule is available online.South Lak

RESTONNOW.COM - 2017-11-22 16:00:10

Zoning Change Could Transform Empty Office Space in Reston

Fairfax County's Planning Commission passed a measure that opens up more than 18 million square feet of vacant office space in the county to potential redevelopment this week. But a move by at-large commissioner Tim Sargeant to carve a special exemption for Reston failed. Sargeant sought to exempt R

RESTONNOW.COM - 2017-11-22 14:45:21

Waiting for Snow in Reston? Experience a Taste at 'The Snow Show'

Festive marionettes will perform in a winter wonderland of snow at Frying Pan Farm Park on Dec. 21. as part of the Puppets in a Winter Wonderland of Snow event. The show is led by Bob Brown, a master puppeteer who has worked combined puppets and storytelling for more than 60 years. Performances will

RESTONNOW.COM - 2017-11-22 11:30:50

Walmart not coming to Monroe

Trumbull will not have a Walmart on its northern border after all. John Kimball of Monroe-based developer Kimball Landing Holdings LLC released a statement Thursday saying that Walmart officials informed his office that it has “decided to no longer pursue building a Walmart Supercenter store” off Vi

TRUMBULLTIMES.COM - 2017-11-21 13:27:44

Classic Center Hall Colonial Newly Listed in Monroe.

Great Value at $445,000!! Welcome home to this 4 bedroom, 2.5 bath Colonial. Sited on a lovely cul de sac of stunning homes, this home offers space for all in a quiet and peaceful location. The owners have installed a new roof, new siding and new high end windows - all include warranty. Off the foye

PATCH - 2017-11-22 00:29:33

Monroe Names New Superintendent: Report

MONROE, CT - The Board of Education has chosen a new superintendent, elevating assistant superintendent Dr. Jack Zamary as the new head of schools from his, reports the Monroe Courier. Zamary took over the reigns after interim superintendent John Battista announced his retirement on July 1, 2018. Z

PATCH - 2017-11-21 16:55:27

Rec. News: ArtSmart! offers winter classes

Create With Me (ages 3 to 6) - An art workshop experience designed to encourage experimentation and creative collaboration between young artists and those who love them. Participants will enjoy a variety of seasonal themed art explosion, including mark making, collage, construction, painting, clay,

MONROECOURIER.COM - 2017-11-22 09:30:34