Grand Detour news
A Rock Falls man accused of speeding through Dixon Tuesday evening while fleeing police, crashing into three other vehicles and injuring six people, including himself, is facing multiple DUI and other felonies in Lee County Court.
A long-time Dixon Rural firefighter has been tapped to become the department’s next chief.
The former Stop-N-Go gas station and convenience store on the northeastern outskirts of Dixon, which closed about a year ago, will reopen soon as a BP, its new owner says.
Visitors to the John Deere Historic Site this weekend were able to learn about his legacy – developing the first commercially successful, self-coursing steel plow nearly 190 years ago – tour his home and even play some fun games during the site’s Fall Fest.
The John Deere Historic Site will host Fall Fest with a wide array of activities Saturday, Oct. 14, and Sunday, Oct. 15, in Grand Detour.
Linda Magklaris was awarded Best of Show for her submission at the 74th Grand Detour Arts Festival on Sunday, Sept. 10.
Event was held at the John Deere Historic Site
Wood, metal, oils on canvas – the 74th Grand Detour Art Festival had it all on Sunday.
The juried event - open to all artists and artisans who exhibit work of original concept, design, and execution - was held under Sunny skies at the John Deere Historic Site.
911 Memorial Ceremony, Taste of Fiesta, Grand Detour Arts Festival slated for weekend
About 300 drag racers heading from one race in Cordova to another in Byron will be roaring through the Sauk Valley on Monday.
The festival is open to artists and artisans who exhibit original work.
Hail filled Oregon streets with some pellets measuring up to an inch and a half.
There were two storm cells in the first round. The first brought driving rain and pea-sized hail. The lead edge of the storm darkened skies to the hue of late dusk. The storm lasted about 10 minutes.
Illinois Department of Transportation issues news releases on two roadwork projects planned to start Monday.
Grand Detour Village Wide Garage Sales will be held Friday and Saturday.