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Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s event Sept. 27

Posted: Wednesday, Sep 10th, 2014
DIXON, The Alzheimer's Association is inviting Dixon area residents to unite in a movement to reclaim the future for millions by participating in the Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer's®. Walk to End Alzheimer's will take place on Sept. 27 at 9 a.m. at Lowell Park in Dixon. Registration starts at 8 a.m., a short program begins at 9:15
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Village board to hold special meeting

Posted: Wednesday, Sep 10th, 2014
ASHTON -- The Ashton Village Board met at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 8 at the Ashton Village Hall.
John Thompson of Lee County Enterprise Zone went over the proposed Ordinance Amending the Boundaries of Lee County Enterprise Zone and Amendment No 17 Intergovernmental Agreement Between Cities.  
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Group passes through area on trek to Washington D.C.

Posted: Wednesday, Sep 10th, 2014
Nearly 40 people marching with the intent on raising awareness about climate change arrived in Rochelle and spent Labor Day camped at the Chicagoland Skydiving Center.
The group had camped in Franklin Grove on Saturday Aug.30 and passed through Ashton on IL Route 38, enroute to the Chicagoland Skydivind Center.
The Great March for Climate Action began
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Group passes through area on trek to Washington D.C.

Posted: Wednesday, Sep 10th, 2014
Nearly 40 people marching with the intent on raising awareness about climate change arrived in Rochelle and spent Labor Day camped at the Chicagoland Skydiving Center.
The group had camped in Franklin Grove on Saturday Aug.30 and passed through Ashton on IL Route 38, enroute to the Chicagoland Skydivind Center.
The Great March for Climate Action began
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Revisiting the Smoke Free Illinois Act

Posted: Friday, Sep 5th, 2014
OREGON -- The Smoke Free Illinois Act (SFIA) (410 ILCS 82/) became effective Jan. 1, 2008 and little has changed to that law until recently. Let's take a look at the highlights of the law that remain in effect. Smoking is prohibited in all public places and places of employment with very few exceptions. Prohibited places include all restaurants, bars,
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Ken Nelson Auto Plaza helps to raise $4,120 for AFC High School

Posted: Friday, Sep 5th, 2014
ASHTON -- Ashton-Franklin Center HS students and families participated in a Dodge Booster Club Fundraiser on Aug. 22, and raised $4,120. During the fundraiser, held in conjunction with Meet the Team, the Dodge brand contributed $20 for each test drive in a new 2014 Dodge Durango, Journey, Grand Caravan, or Dart.
"Dodge dealers are committed to giving back to their
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Walking for fellow veterans

Posted: Friday, Sep 5th, 2014
Most people enjoy going out for a leisurely walk to enjoy the scenery and take in the fresh air. For William Trow, his leisurely walk has now encompassed most of Illinois from the southern tip to the Wisconsin border.
Trow, a retired Vietnam veteran, made a stop in Rochelle on Thursday afternoon and was greeted by his host, Guy
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