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U.S. 30 bridge repairs begin May 26

The Illinois Department of Transportation announced that, weather permitting, repairs on the U.S. 30 Mississippi River bridge (Gateway Bridge) in Whiteside County will begin on Thursday, May 26. The work consists of light fixture repairs and deck patching and will begin in the westbound lane starting at 8 a.m. before shifting to the eastbound lane. […]
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Sterling Man Charged with Burglary, Possession of a Stolen Firearm and Other Offenses

The Sterling Police Department arrested 26-year-old Jordan J. Van Meter of Sterling for residential burglary, theft over $500, possession of a stolen firearm, possession of a firearm without requisite firearms owner identification card, and possession of firearm ammunition without requisite firearms owner identification card. At 4:30 Wednesday morning, officers from...
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Sterling man arrested on burglary, firearms charges

The Sterling Police Department has arrested Jordan J. Van Meter, 26, of Sterling, for residential burglary, theft over $500, possession of a stolen firearm, possession of a firearm without requisite firearms owner identification card, and possession of firearm ammunition without requisite firearms owner identification card. At 4:30 a.m. Wednesday, May...
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Illinois State Police to Conduct Step Operations in Lee, Ogle and Whiteside Counties for the Rest of the Month

Illinois State Police (ISP) District One Commander, Captain Matthew Hodgdon, announces the ISP will conduct Special Traffic Enforcement Patrols (sTEP) in Lee, Ogle and Whiteside County during the latter half of May. These sTEPs allow the ISP to focus on these fatal four violations, which contribute the greatest to traffic crashes and fatalities:
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Sterling man faces burglary, firearm charges

STERLING, Ill. (WIFR) - A suspect was arrested early Wednesday morning in connection with a home burglary in February. Jordan J. Van Meter, 26, of Sterling faces multiple charges including theft and possession of a stolen firearm/ without a valid FOID card. Van Meter was taken into custody around 4:30 a.m. after Sterling police and the Twin City Emergency Response Team executed a search warrant in the 1500 block of 3rd Avenue.
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Sterling man charged with burglarizing home

DAVENPORT, Iowa (KWQC) - A Sterling man was arrested Wednesday after police said he burglarized a home in Sterling in February. Jordan J. Van Meter, 26, was charged with residential burglary, theft over $500, possession of a stolen firearm, possession of a firearm without a requisite firearms owner identification card, and possession of firearm ammunition without a requisite firearms owner identification card.
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Lyndon Approves Budget

Lyndon Village Board approved the Village budget for the 2022-2023 fiscal year. In a final review, board member Beau Wetzell pointed out the budgeted amount for fuel was only slightly changed from the previous budget. The board agreed to increase the amount from $13,000 to $20,000 due to the sharp rise in gas prices.
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Severe Thunderstorms possible Friday evening

UPDATE: FLOOD ADVISORY issued for Ogle, Lee and Winnebago counties until 9:30pm. A line of storms moving through the Stateline are very slow moving. The severe threat will continue to decrease as the evening progresses, but the slow movement of the storms to the north may produced some localized flooding.
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Record-breaking heat continues

Thanks to the heat, we are starting to see some showers and storms develop. Click the video above for the latest forecast and timing on the one severe warned storm we are tracking across the Stateline. Temperatures are continuing to soar out there. We’ve had record-breaking heat both Tuesday and...
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United Way of Whiteside County Getting Ready for Summer Lunch Program

With summer right around the corner, it’s time to think about keeping children healthy while school is out. United Way of Whiteside County will provide free meals to children all summer long. Meals will feature kid-friendly foods like peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, juice, crackers, granola bars, and fruit...
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Cinco de Mayo vaccine clinic set for Friday

The Whiteside County Health Department is hosting a Cinco de Mayo vaccine clinic on 5-8 p.m. Friday at the YWCA of the Sauk Valley, 412 First Ave., Sterling. The Pfizer vaccine will be available for anyone over the age of 5 while supplies last and no appointment is necessary. Anyone under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent.
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WCSD Distracted Driving Enforcements Results

Information provided by John Booker, Whiteside County Sheriff. The Whiteside County Sheriff’s Office announced it issued 15 handsfree law violations and 8 other citations during the April distracted driving enforcement period. “Distracted Driving Awareness Month allowed officers to bring a heightened awareness to stop motorists from engaging in this...
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Whiteside Weekly COVID Update

On Friday, The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 24,646 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 46 deaths since April 22nd. Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 3,138,682 cases, including 33,614 deaths, in 102 counties in Illinois. As of Thursday night, 732 individuals...
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