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Dixon Officer awarded Medal of Valor

DIXON – A Dixon Police Officer was presented with the Illinois Sheriffs’ Association Medal of Valor award at the Illinois Sheriff’s Winter Conference in Peoria, Monday. Officer Mark Dallas was presented the award for his heroic actions on May 16th 2018, when an active shooter was

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Flood warning for the Illinois River

PERU – Hazardous weather is expected for portions of north central and northeast Illinois, according to the national weather service. A flood warning continues for the Illinois River affecting, LaSalle, Bureau and Putnam County. Excessive cold risks will remain in effect for tonight into

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IDNR Conservation Police air boat training

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Natural Resources Conservation Police trained with new air boats on the Fox and Illinois Rivers, last weekend. Officers and Sergeants trained in operating the air boats on dry land, snow covered ice and transitional operations from ice to open water.

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