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Farringer dies of unknown causes

Posted: Tuesday, Oct 21st, 2014
AMBOY, A 52-year-old Amboy man died after his vehicle left the roadway in the vicinity of U.S. 52 and Route 30 at approximately 5 p.m. Oct. 16.
Darrell Farringer was found unresponsive and transported to KSB Hospital in Dixon where he was later pronounced dead.
According to a Lee County Sheriff's Department report, officers responded to U.S. 52 and Route

Arrest made in fatal summer ATV accident

Posted: Tuesday, Oct 21st, 2014
AMBOY, Brian Dees of Amboy was arrested Oct. 17 on charges resulting from an all-terrain vehicle accident that occurred in August. The crash killed 7-year-old Makenzie Rutherford of Amboy who was a passenger on the ATV.
Lee County State's Attorney Anna Sacco-Miller indicated that toxicology test results show Dees, 34, had heroin and cocaine in his bloodstream when the

Raffle ordinance, construction key topics of council

Posted: Tuesday, Oct 21st, 2014
AMBOY, The Amboy City Council met on Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, in the community building with all members present.
Alderman Dave Shaw announced that the Depot would see the installation of ground level storm windows to help with their heating and cooling bills. The possible closing date for the Depot Museum is Nov. 1, 2014, which was also suggested

Sublette Fire Dept. named top department in state

Posted: Tuesday, Oct 21st, 2014
EAST PEORIA, The Sublette Fire Department was presented with the Fire Department of the Year Award by the Illinois Association of Mutual Insurance Companies (IAMIC) on Aug. 18. This award is chosen from departments throughout the entire state of Illinois.
Presentation was made during IAMIC's 133rd annual convention in East Peoria. Lieutenants Nick Dinges and Brian Dallam were present

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