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Lee County Engineer David Anderson can continue in the position for another six years, Lee County Board members decided Feb. 22.
Lee County Board members unanimously declared the county a “nonsanctuary county” at the board’s Feb. 22 meeting, backing a local resolution to not use taxpayer money for what they called the “immigration crisis.”
The Lee County Board is set to consider a resolution declaring the county as a “nonsanctuary county” during its meeting Thursday.
The first of two public hearings before the Lee County Zoning Board of Appeals regarding what could be the largest solar facility in Illinois is set for 6 p.m. Feb. 20.
Here is a list of property transfers for Whiteside, Lee and Ogle counties filed Jan.12-19
Developers for what could be the largest solar facility in Illinois are set to come before the Lee County Zoning Board of Appeals in February regarding the project’s second phase.
Visit Culver’s in Rock Falls or Dixon on Feb. 11 for special $2.11 concrete mixers or cheese curds to celebrate 2-1-1 Day.
On Jan. 18, Lee County Board members voted unanimously to approve a new policy for county-owned social media accounts. The policy will "ensure the appropriate and consistent use” of the platforms as tools to “disseminate accurate and timely information."
"Father" John Dixon knew that the Chicago Road would be a key stage route that would require stagecoach stations every 10-15 miles or so.
The owner of a former strip club is suing Lee County over a zoning change that he says is killing his business and costing him and his investors, who are renovating the Compton business, hundreds of thousands of dollars.
Dee Duffy will retire from her Lee County zoning administrator position on Jan. 2.
Outgoing Lee County Administrator Wendy Ryerson welcomes Jeremy Englund to the position.
Lee County telecommunicator Dylan Ehlers and Deputy Alejandro Castro were presented with the Life-Saving Award for helping to save a 52-year-old who was electrocuted.
Lee County Board members unanimously OK’d spending up to $4.25 million on a “guaranteed energy savings” contract with Allied Facility Partners for a new HVAC system in the county Courts Building, pending approval of the contract by the county’s legal counsel.
Former Dixon Chamber of Commerce and Main Street executive director Jeremy Englund is succeeding Wendy Ryerson as Lee County administrator. Reid Mitchell was hired to fill the new position of county finance director.