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Since 1949, WSDR 1240AM has been serving the three county area with the area's leading agriculture, news, and local information.



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Summer Crime in Whiteside County

Data reported to the FBI between 2010 and 2012 suggest that on average, monthly crime for seven major offense types increased nearly 10 percent between June and August from the rest of the year. ...

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IDOT Announces Road Close on Illinois 172

The Illinois Department of Transportation announces that a total road closure will be installed in Whiteside County. The road closure will be on IL 172 located one half mile south of Tampico beginning...

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Illinois Department of Transportation

DIXON -- The Illinois Department of Transportation announces that an overnight lane closure will be installed in Whiteside County. The lane closure will be on I-88 over the Hennepin Canal in the east ...

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News from State Senator Brian Stewart

SENATOR STEWART TO HOST FREE MOBILE DRIVER SERVICES FACILITY JULY 23 IN STOCKTON   State Senator Brian Stewart (R-Freeport) will be hosting a free Mobile Driver Services Facility event J...

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Sauk Valley Area Chamber Update

Kris Noble from The Sauk Valley Area Chamber of Commerce was in studio this morning new business information, and some important dates coming up as well. Thursday July 25th is Network & Sociali...

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Public Inspection File: Here


Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below.


Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system, should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322888-835-5322(TTY), or


Public File Liaison:


James Jones - General Manager

(815) 625-3400 |

3101 Freeport Rd

Sterling, IL 61081

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