Lee County http://northernpublicradio.org en NWS Says Small Tornado Hit Northern Illinois Monday http://northernpublicradio.org/post/nws-says-small-tornado-hit-northern-illinois-monday <p>The National Weather Service confirms a tornado did touch down in a rural section of northern Illinois Monday. Forecasters say the small tornado was on the ground for about five minutes in Lee County. Wed, 26 Jun 2013 11:08:10 +0000 Mike Moen 32035 at http://northernpublicradio.org State Dismisses Its Case Against Crundwell http://northernpublicradio.org/post/state-dismisses-its-case-against-crundwell <p>Lee County prosecutors have dismissed state charges against Rita Crundwell, the former Dixon comptroller who is serving a federal prison sentence for stealing more than $50-million dollars from the city. The decision regarding the state's case was approved by a judge during a brief hearing Tuesday. Tue, 30 Apr 2013 17:55:04 +0000 Mike Moen 29142 at http://northernpublicradio.org State Dismisses Its Case Against Crundwell Rita Crundwell's State Case Still Pending http://northernpublicradio.org/post/rita-crundwells-state-case-still-pending <p>Dixon's former comptroller was back in court Monday. Rita Crundwell's attorney wants a judge to dismiss state charges against his client, who was sentenced last month to more than 19-years in federal prison. Tue, 05 Mar 2013 11:16:47 +0000 Mike Moen 26380 at http://northernpublicradio.org Rita Crundwell's State Case Still Pending