Dixon Nice

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I grew up in a town of 4,200 people.  I fully admit to having a small-town bias.  And I love Dixon and the small communities in KSB’s service area. As a kid, I knew I appreciated a neighbor giving me a ride home when I crashed my bike on the other side of town.  As a teenager, I was well aware that the threat from a police officer to tell my dad was way scarier than the threat of a ticket. I love the Petunia Festival, Autumn On Parade, Town & Country Days, Depot Days, as well as all the … Read More

A Special Place In Our Hearts

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People that care for others have a special place in my heart.  Doctors, Nurses, Technicians, Firefighters, Police Officers.  The list goes on and on. Our community’s collective hearts were broken recently with a murder/suicide that claimed the life of Christopher, a kindergartner at St. Anne School in Dixon. St. Anne is my home parish.  This school is where both of my children completed kindergarten through 8th grade.  It remains a magical place. Many of those wonderful people that care for others have children and grandchildren of their own. Memories of losing a child are not often forgotten. My thoughts and … Read More

Celebrating Dixon

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I am always proud of Dixon and the surrounding communities, and I am especially thrilled to see Dixon all dressed up for the Petunia Festival.  It amazes me the work that goes into this weekend.  Board President Dana Chacon and his team started working on 2017 the day after the 2016 festival ended.  The list of events and activities is quite impressive, and seems to get better every year.  Beginning with Nancy Varga and her team at the Reagan Run, including Dixon Police Chief Dan Langloss and his officers who work long hours, and all of the organizations that make … Read More