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Motorcycle riders collide with car
An Amboy man and women were taken to the hospital Sunday morning after a motorcycle-vs.-car accident at Route 251 and Interstate 80, according to Peru police.Both Steven R. Doege and Carri A. Doege were treated and released, said a spokesman for Illinois Valley Community Hospital.Steven Doege, 49, o
Northbound section of Route 2 to close Wednesday until fall
Drivers can go west on Broad Street in Grand Detour to Green Street (Ridge Road), continue north on Ridge Road to Pines Road, and east to Route 2 on Oregon's south edge.
Clinton County District Court Activity
• A charge of child endangerment against Andrea L. Kunavich, 35, of Camanche, was dismissed. She was accused on June 29 by the Camanche Police Department.
Plane crash in McHenry County leaves two with non-life threatening injuries
MCHENRY COUNTY (WREX) -The McHenry County Sheriff's office says a small plane crashed at the Galt Airport in unincorporated Greenwood Saturday morning.Multiple departments responded to the Galt Airport just after 10:30 a.m. for reports of a plane crash. Officials say a 42-year old man was flying an
3 Hospitalized in Rural DeKalb Co. Crash North of Lee, Shabbona
According to the sheriff's office, 21 year-old Alejandro Contreras of W. 22nd Pl. in Chicago was headed west on Perry Rd., when he lost control on gravel and went off of the roadway, through a ditch when the vehicle became airborne, rolling twice and coming to a rest on the passenger side.
50 years of music in Geneseo
In addition to jazz, orchestras and other genres of music, there were plenty of other activities for families to spend some time together.
Sterling junior’s riseball tough on her foes
Sometime before Jayme Eilers got to high school, back when she was taking pitching lessons andworking on honing her skills in the circle, she would close out her pitching lessons with the riseball.
Accident creates power outage in Clinton
CLINTON -- A semi versus a utility pole has created an outage for hundreds of residents in Clinton today.Alliant Energy spokesman Mike Wagner confirmed today that the accident this afternoon at South Fourth Street and Fifth Avenue South has left Alliant customers without power. According to a map of
The final leg of the local run
Lee County Sheriff's deputies, Lee County State's Attorney's staff members, and Dixon police donned their Special Olympics shirts, laced up their sneakers and hit the road Thursday for the Illinois Law Enforcement Torch Run, which raises money and awareness for Special Olympics Illinois. The local r
Arson charge leveled against man accused of attempted murder
Jeremy S. Wagner, 38, of Morrison, Illinois, is charged with first-degree arson, a Class B felony. Wagner also is charged with attempted murder, a Class B felony. A preliminary hearing for both charges is set for 8:30 a.m. June 19.
Having fun with food at Polo's Town and Country Days
Charlie Bailey, 3, of Polo, looks up with a mouthful of spaghetti during the spaghetti eating contest Friday at Polo Town and Country Days in the city's downtown. Friday featured events such as jello eating and cookie stacking contests, a petting zoo, dunk tank and a carnival. Town and Country Days
Big Story: Sabula's lost connection
They moved there in November and resolved their retirement plans: They would open a bed-and-breakfast on the little island, luring guests with offers of fishing, kayaking and front-row seats to the abundant wildlife that shares their solitude.
Dixon Police Department K9 gets bullet and stab protective vest
DIXON, Ill. (KWQC) -A K9 with the Dixon Police Department has just received a bullet and stab protective vest. The vest is a donation from non-profit organization Vested Interested in K9's, Inc. The vest, sponsored by the Marshall Family of Dixon, Illinois embroidered the sentiment "Born to Love - T
A dog’s vest friend: Dixon K9 cop gets body armor
The Dixon Police Department’s dog has some new lifesaving duds. Hery, the Dixon Police Department’s K9 officer, recently received his body armor vest, thanks to a donation from the Massachusetts-based nonprofit organization Vested Interest in K9s Inc. The camouflage vest – embroidered with “Born to
"Donut Boy" makes stop at Rochelle Police Dept.
ROCHELLE (WREX) -A boy who's gained national attention delivering donuts to cops makes a special stop in Rochelle.Tyler Carach is "The Donut Boy" and he loves police. He started a Facebook page called "I Donut Need a Reason to Thank a Police Officer." He explained to 13 WREX why he loves police so m
Big Homes Just Listed in the Quad Cities Area
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Freeport man killed in deadly motorcycle crash on US Route 20
Illinois State Police are investigating the crash which killed Kyle M. Ramos, 27, of Freeport, Wednesday night. Police say that around 10:50 p.m., Ramos' Harley Davidson Motorcycle left the eastbound ramp of Illinois Route 75 and crashed into the embankment.
Breakfast to support Dixon Rural Fire Department
DIXON – The third annual Father's Day breakfast of pancakes, sausage and eggs will be served from 7 to 11 a.m. Sunday at Dixon Rural Fire Department, 1020 Palmyra St.
A run-in with the law for Special Olympics
Rock Falls, Sterling and Illinois State police officers hit the ground running Wednesday for the Illinois Law Enforcement Torch Run. The run raises money and awareness for the Special Olympics Illinois. Ogle County Sheriff's deputies and Oregon police picked up the Flame of Hope earlier in the day b
Park board hires new parks and rec director
The park district voted to hire Jedidiah Johnson, 38, of Rock Falls to take over for Mike Sterba, the much-admired director who’s retiring from the position after 44 years.