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Repairs in the works for Allen Park in Ottawa

    OTTAWA – Allen Park in Ottawa will be getting some long-awaited attention from the city. On Tuesday night the city council agreed to a quote of over $197,000 for various improvements to the park located on the southside of the Illinois River. Council members agreed that Allen ...Read more

Pair face cocaine charges after TRI-Dent bust

  PERU – Two men are facing felony drug charges after a Tri-County Drug Enforcement Narcotics Team investigation into drug sales in and around Peru. Last Friday, the Trident Drug Task Force, assisted by the LaSalle and Livingston County Sheriff’s Offices, Peru Police Department, and ...Read more

Wahlburgers opens in Peru

PERU – The long awaited addition of the celebrity owned burger chain to the Peru Hy-Vee finally opened Tuesday.   The Wahlburgers restaurant, located inside the grocery store, held a ribbon cutting to kick off the first day of business.   The Wahlberg family, actor Mark, performer Donnie, ...Read more