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Seneca Man Arrested on Gun Charge

SENECA – A Seneca man was arrested after a late Sunday night incident about a man allegedly pointing a gun at people.   According to the LaSalle County Sheriff’s Office before midnight Sunday they were called to the 2400 block of East 29th Road, where they took 33-year-old Daniel Feldt ...Read more

LaSalle Chews on Food Truck Recommendations

LASALLE – LaSalle City Council held public comment at Monday night’s meeting to discuss food trucks in the city. Members of the public came out to voice their opinions regarding potential amendments to ordinances that would allow food trucks. Although many expressed their support for the ...Read more

Snake Road closing for Illinois snake migration

JONESBORO, Ill. (AP) — Snake Road in southern Illinois is closing to cars so snakes can cross without getting run over. The Southern Illinoisan reports that the road winding through the Shawnee National Forest will close to vehicles beginning Sunday. The road, more than 2 miles long, will stay ...Read more

Road work near Farm Ridge on Wednesday

  FARM RIDGE – County Highway 57, also known as Red, White and Blue Bridge Road, between North 2150th Road and North 2250th Road near Farm Ridge will close from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Wednesday for a culvert replacement. Motorists should use alternative routes around the construction ...Read more

Peoria man drowns while watching Missouri boat race

SUNRISE BEACH, Mo. (AP) — Authorities say an Illinois man has drowned while watching a popular boat race at the Lake of the Ozarks in Missouri. The Missouri State Highway Patrol identified the victim as 23-year-old Sean Burgess, of Peoria, Illinois. The patrol says he was last seen on a large ...Read more