Category: News

Happy Anniversary, Charlie Palmer

by Tom Tock With all the attention being placed this year on one anniversary or another – the 200th of our State of Illinois being the most notable – it slipped this writer’s attention that it has been 150 years…

Fire at the Ron De Voo, Dwight

On June 3, at approximately 6:05 p.m., a fire was reported at the Ron De Voo bar – located at 112 S. Franklin St. in Dwight, according to Dwight Deputy Fire Chief Justin Dyer. Dwight Fire, Dwight EMS, and Dwight…

Tech-Ni-Kolor AutoCrafters of Dwight Marks 20 Years

Larry Seabert, owner of Dwight’s Tech-Ni-Kolor AutoCrafters, has been restoring antique autos and fixing vehicles damaged in auto accidents for two decades. And although 80 percent of his business is fixing automobile accident vehicles, his first love is restoring the…

Auditor General Update

by Tom Tock Former Dwightite David Cooke’s lawyers from the Illinois Law and Justice Center, Chicago, filed briefs on Cooke’s behalf February 22 in a Springfield appeals court, asking the court to reconsider the merits of Cooke’s original complaint against former state representative Frank Mautino, a Spring Valley Democrat. Mautino became Illinois Auditor…

Dwight Township Food Pantry Dates

The Dwight Township Food Pantry is held on the fourth Wednesday of every month at Dwight Township Hall/Pioneer Gothic Church, 201 North Franklin. The following are the specific dates: March 28, April 25, May 23, June 27, July 25, August…