Category: News

Dwight EMS Ambulance Calls Increase by 98 in 2015

by Myke Feinman Managing Editor The Dwight Emergency Management Services department made 1,049 calls in 2015, an increase of 98 over 2014. “So basically, calls are on the upswing,” said Dwight EMS Director Al Metzke. “The trend is on the…

Dwight Shows Continued Support for DEA

by Madelyn Fogarty madelynfogarty@yahoo.com Community Encouraged to Attend January 27 Drug Abuse Forum The Village of Dwight showed its support for the Dwight Economic Alliance by renewing its membership with the community improvement oriented group. At its January 11 session,…

MPBA Officials Stop by Victory Lanes in Dwight

Officials from the Midwest Professional Basketball Association, now in its second year, stopped by Victory Lanes bowling alley in Dwight, Oct. 21, to promote the new Pontiac 66ers professional team. The league, which feeds into the NBA development league, international…

Dwight Love Boxes

With the Christmas season right around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about community initiative Love Boxes. Dave Bossert of Dwight began organizing the mission of sharing generous food baskets to families in need in the community 37 years…

School Grown is the Best

The Dwight Grade School has a garden where fresh produce is grown and is enjoyed in the classroom as well as in the cafeteria. All of the fruits and veggies are grown on bales of hay. The hay is treated…