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Tips to keep your pipes from freezing this season

STREATOR – Colder weather is upon us. That means higher risk for water damage from frozen and bust pipes. Illinois American Water Spokesperson Karen Cotton says there are ways to prevent the headache and unexpected expense. When temperatures are consistently at or below freezing homeowners ...Read more

Pekin man dies after fall from boat in Louisiana

POINTE-AUX-CHENES – A Pekin, Illinois man has died after a mishap at a dock involving an ice chest in Louisiana. The Terrebonne Parish Sheriff Jerry Larpenter said that on Monday afternoon 70-year-old Johnny Martin was a passenger on a small boat when they attempted to offload a 50-quart ...Read more