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Majestic Theatre back in the spotlight

  STREATOR – The Majestic Theatre’s owner is looking to work with the city of Streator on restoration plans. Last week the city held a strategic planning session discussing topics like business redevelopment and the Majestic Theatre had some spotlight. Challenges regarding ...Read more

New bison coming to Buffalo Rock State Park

  OTTAWA – Buffalo Rock State Park could be getting a friend for Pebbles the bison this week. After Pebbles mother Holly was euthanized due to a serious illness in September, the Illinois Department of Natural Resources has been working to get an additional bison at Buffalo Rock to ...Read more

Census training in Morris Wednesday

  MORRIS –  The North Central Illinois Council of Governments will hold a free regional Census Complete Count training for community groups and local governments this week in Morris. Training from the Chicago Census Bureau will be this Wednesday from 10:00 to 11:30 am at the First ...Read more

LaSalle Apartment Building Fire Re-Ignites

LASALLE – An apartment building that caught fire Sunday morning reignited late Sunday night, calling firefighters out a second time to the building in the 700 block of Third Street in LaSalle. No injuries were reported. The cause of the fire is still under investigation. ...Read more