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Rockford housing agency using heat to kill bedbugs

ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP) — A public housing agency in northern Illinois is using special heat machines to get rid of bedbugs. The bedbug problems could delay the transfer of elderly residents who live at Brewington Oaks, which is being demolished after 50 years. The Rockford Housing Authority ...Read more

Streator FFA Has Pair Win at State

STREATOR – The Streator FFA will be sending two students to the state FFA convention to be recognized for winning two areas over the weekend at the University of Illinois. The state winner in Diversified Horticulture, Lance Moritz, and the stare winner in Grain Production Placement, Jacob ...Read more