Dakota Illinois News

Dakota Township is the smallest in the county, comprising, like the townships of Erin and Jefferson, an area of only eighteen square miles. However, in that limited space, the township includes some of the best farming land in the county, some of the thriftiest and most prosperous appearing farm houses, and, withal, some of the prettiest and most picturesque stretches of landscape that the county can boast of. Dakota, or Dakotah, as it is sometimes called, was founded in 1857, when the Western Union Railroad, now the C., M. & St. P. R. R. first laid its rails through Stephenson county.

Recent Dakota, Illinois News and Archives:
Six Dead Birds In Freeport Test Positive For West Nile Virus
Freeport, Illinois — The Stephenson County Health Department released a news release informing residents of the County that the West Nile Virus has
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Rt 75 Garage Sales
The 2017 Route 75 40 Miles of Garage Sales – June 2 & 3
The Route 75 40 Miles of Garage Sales. This year it’s on June 2&3. If you’re having a sale you
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Highland Dairy Judging team finishes a successful fall semester
FREEPORT — The Highland Community College Dairy Judging Team recently completed another successful judging season. The 2017 Dairy Judging Team
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Dakota Youth Football Begins Early Registration
Dakota, Illinois — Dakota Youth Football announced that on February 5 it will open early registration for the 2017 season.
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Dakota-Rock Grove UMC Chili and Vegetable Soup Dinner Saturday, October 24, 2015
Dakota-Rock Grove United Methodist Church, 102 S. Church Street, Dakota. 5 pm to 7:30 pm. Enjoy this church dinner including chili, vegetable soup,
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60th Annual Dakota Lions Pancake & Sausage Day
Dakota, IL – Get ready for another great time at the 60th Annual Dakota Lions Pancake & Sausage Day.  This
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Berner Food and Beverage and the United Way drive towards financial stability
Berner Food and Beverage Triples Its Footprint
Dakota, Illinois — September 20, 2017 — Headquartered in the small town of Afolkey, Illinois Berner Food and Beverage recently
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EduSports Announces Registration For Summer Track & Field Season
Dakota, Illinois — EduSports, Inc. is proud to invite all boys and girls between the ages of 8 -18 to
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Dakota to Host Referendum Informational Meetings
Dakota, Illinois — For the past several years, the State of Illinois has reduced its funding to the Dakota School District
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Berner Food and Beverage and the United Way drive towards financial stability
Berner Food & Beverage Is Hiring
Dakota, Illinois — Berner Food & Beverage is currently hiring additional help. In an announcement released, Berner says they are
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Northern Illinois’ Largest Bargain & Treasure Extravaganza Starts This Friday
Northern Illinois — If you’re a bargain hunter and love finding deals and steals and even local meals, the single
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Stephenson County Tourism Update – NewCo Chooses ‘Greater Freeport Partnership’ As Official Name
The board of "NewCo" has selected Greater Freeport Partnership as the name for the new organization, which is designed to
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Excessive Heat Warning Through Saturday
Excessive Heat Warning ...DANGEROUS HEAT INTO SATURDAY... .HOT AND HUMID CONDITIONS TO CONTINUE THROUGH SATURDAY. PEAK HEAT INDICES NEAR 110
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Berner Food and Beverage and the United Way drive towards financial stability
Berner Food & Beverage Is Hiring
Dakota, Illinois — Berner Food & Beverage is currently hiring additional help. In an announcement released yesterday, Berner says that
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Early Voting Stephenson County Illinois
Early Voting In Stephenson County Begins Thursday September 29
Stephenson County, Illinois – Notice is hereby given for the General Election that Registered Voters in Stephenson County, by personal appearance,
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Mayor! Now that’s a good idea. I could run for Mayor of Dakota, Illinois
Dakota, Illinois — At last Monday’s Board meeting current Mayor Timothy Last of the village of Dakota officially resigned his position
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Dakota’s Annual Community Easter Egg Hunt to be held March 31st
Dakota, Illinois — The annual Easter egg hunt at Dakota park has been announced. Families interested should show up to Dakota park
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City Leaders Discuss County Tourism and Promotion Dollars
Freeport, Illinois — City leaders discuss Tourism, Promotion and NewCo. dollars as it relates to the recent consolidation of the
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