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Rachel Rodgers

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Sterling, IL, United States

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  • Sauk Valley Media
  • The Herald-News
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Recent articles by Rachel:

Solar project proposed near Franklin Grove

Pollinator-friendly grasses would be planted, and they expect a reduction in stormwater runoff and soil erosion. → Read More

State Rep. Fritts receives committee assignments

Fritts will be opening a district office at 101 W. First St., Suite 501, in Dixon. → Read More

UP train blocks traffic to Lee County subdivision after workers timed out

The train had blocked the roadways for several hours. → Read More

Dixon council approves new public works position, changes to department

The new structure will help to minimize overlap and streamline operations, City Manager Danny Langloss said. → Read More

Dunkin’ franchise opens in Dixon

Dunkin' is open in Dixon after work was delayed during the pandemic. → Read More

U.S. Rep. Sorensen makes first House speech

Sorensen said he’s “ready to put partisan politics aside and get to work in the 118th Congress.” → Read More

Sauk Valley counties at low risk for COVID-19

Coronavirus levels have decreased across the region and state. → Read More

Dixon council approves $100,000 for theater renovations

The city's $100,000 donation will go toward a $1.5 million renovation project at the Dixon Historic Theatre. → Read More

State Rep. Brad Fritts makes history as youngest elected member in General Assembly

Fritts was among more than a dozen other freshmen lawmakers sworn into office for the first time. → Read More

Halo Branded Solutions of Sterling reaches $1 billion sales benchmark

Halo operates a fulfillment center in the Meadowlands Business Park in Sterling spanning 366,000 square feet. → Read More

COVID-19 cases increase across Sauk Valley

Whiteside and Carroll counties are at low risk, and Lee and Ogle counties are at medium risk. → Read More

Duke Energy selling renewable energy branch for $4 billion

The company is the developer of the 3,800-acre solar project that would be built just south of Dixon. → Read More

Dixon moves forward pursuing $1 million grant for improvements on southwest side

The city had 14 water main breaks in that area, including two in the last month or so. → Read More

Lee County remains at high risk for COVID-19, cases fall across region

Lee County is one of five counties at high risk for COVID-19 spread across the state. → Read More

Sauk Valley development efforts progress in 2022

Here's a look at some of the developments making waves in 2022 across the Sauk Valley. → Read More

Slow down, say residents: Lowell Park Road stays at 45 mph

The board was considering increasing the limit back to 55 mph. → Read More

Lee, Ogle counties at high risk for COVID-19 spread

Lee and Ogle counties are at high risk for coronavirus spread and saw an uptick in cases during the last week. → Read More

Sheriff: Woman dies after being struck by car in rural Fulton

The crash remains under investigation. → Read More

Federal grants to fund projects in Dixon, Mt. Morris

Around $1.65 million will go toward projects in Dixon, Mount Morris and Mount Carroll. → Read More

City pursuing grant to replace watermain in southwest Dixon

Most of the residents who would benefit from the project are low- to middle-income families. → Read More