The Christmas Spirit flowed through Dixon this week and Dixon Patch was there to capture it.
We started off the week by telling the story of , a pit bull dog that for many years served as Dixon resident Tim Smith's shop dog at . Daisy was selected as . In today's Dixon Patch, Contributor profiles this week's
Our Arts and Culture Reporter visited over its opening weekend and produced a video about it. Kortick captured and takes
Roselle and Helen Ritchey, of Tremont 4-H Club of Dixon, fill us in on what's happening with the club through our feature. Dixon Patch Contributor wrote a historical piece on for our feature and Contributor followed up with a story about a requirement that would make it improbable for a train to stop in Dixon without major funding.
also wrote an informative article on where to find Dixon's best bike routes in our feature .
Dixon Patch Contributor spent a day at the on Ford Way and wrote a narrative article about what . She also shot a video to accompany her story and took some photos.
Our Christmas-related coverage continued as we wrote an advance about the , the on the day of the lighting and finally the itself. We also and a for everyone who decided to stay home on the night of the lighting.
also resurrected a popular column of ours, , by wandering throughout the Tree Lighting Festival and asking several Christmas-related questions of Dixon residents.
We also wrote about this weekend's , a fundraiser that assists children in Dixon through . This week we will have full coverage of the three-day event.
Contributor profiled Dixon's own and uncovered the origins of the place, you won't believe what television show planted the seeds that sprouted Ramtown Karate.
Our sports writer wrote a and spoke to about what he has planned for his team this season. Our contributor, Debra Dingman, wrote several of her popular columns, and one titled , which gave Dixonites some valuable information.
and Juan Curiel rounded out business coverage this week. Camille wrote a story about a that gives anyone who buys a book at Borders a $15 gift certificate that can be given as a cash donation to Dixon schools and Juan wrote a story about a that aims to assist small businesses in Dixon.
This week promises to have some great stories, photos and videos about things that Dixon residents care about.