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Booster Days car show

Posted: Tuesday, Aug 26th, 2014
CRESTON,, This year, Creston Booster Days will include a Car, Truck, Tractor, Motorcycle & Golf Cart Show from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 13.
The car show will display behind the Creston Grade School. Enter on South Street just west of the Grade School, watch for signs.
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Household hazardous waste event set

Posted: Tuesday, Aug 26th, 2014
OREGON -- The Ogle County Solid Waste Management Department (OCSWMD), in partnership with the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA) and the Lee County Office of Solid Waste Management, will conduct a household hazardous waste collection event in Oregon on Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. The entrance to this event will be the Farm Bureau parking
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Kaltenbachs welcome baby boy

Posted: Tuesday, Aug 26th, 2014
DAVIS JUNCTION -- John and Shannon Kaltenbach of Davis Junction are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Kane Louis Kaltenbach, on June 6, 2014 at SwedishAmerican Hospital, Rockford.
Kane weighed 8 pounds, 2 ounces and measured 19 inches in length at birth.
Big sister, Kyla, 17 months, welcomed him home.
Maternal grandparents are Mike and Joni O'Hare of
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Itís a tie for the coolest July on record in Illinois

Posted: Wednesday, Aug 20th, 2014
Champaign, The statewide average temperature for July was 70.3 degrees in Illinois, which ties the record for the coolest July set back in 2009, according to the Illinois State Climatologist Jim Angel at the Illinois State Water Survey, University of Illinois.
July 1936 (82.8 degrees) was the warmest July on record, followed closely by July 2012 (81.8 degrees). In just
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Electronic recycling event set

Posted: Wednesday, Aug 20th, 2014
DIXON -- The Ogle County Solid Waste Management Department, in partnership with the Lee County Office of Solid Waste Management and Secure Recycling Services will be conducting an electronic waste collection event on Saturday Sept. 20 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. This event will be located at the SRS facility at 629 Palmyra Road in Dixon.
As of
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Fundraiser to benefit Lee County Honor Flight

Posted: Wednesday, Aug 20th, 2014
DIXON -- The Dixon Police Department, Dixon Main Street and Lee County Honor Flight for Veterans will host "Bags for the Brave" at noon on Saturday, Aug. 30 on West First Street as part of Dixon Main Street's Blues, Brews and BBQ Festival.
The financial goal of the event is to raise $15,000, which would send 30 veterans on the
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KB fall mum sale underway

Posted: Wednesday, Aug 20th, 2014
OREGON -- The KB Fall Mum Sale has started. Beautiful hardy fall mums are available in a variety of colors for $7 each. Orders will be taken through Saturday, Aug. 30. These hardy fall mums are locally grown and will arrive just in time for fall decorating. Mums are field grown in natural conditions, unlike most at big box retailers,
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