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New Trucks for LaSalle Public Works

LASALLE – LaSalle City Council approved the purchase of eight new trucks for the Public Works department. They stated on Monday evening’s meeting that the city will be paying in cash for these trucks. First Ward Alderman James Demes recalled that the city could hardly afford one used ...Read more

Chicago’s O’Hare airport busiest in US in 2018

CHICAGO (AP) — O’Hare International Airport in Chicago was the busiest airport in the U.S. in 2018, surpassing Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport for the first time in four years. The Federal Aviation Administration released data on Monday showing that O’Hare had more ...Read more

Kendall County closes its farm bureau this week

YORKVILLE – The Kendall County and Grundy County Farm Bureau’s are looking to begin merging by March. According to Kendall County Farm Bureau Manager Dan Reedy, the bureau is looking at a March 1st merger date. Before the merger happens, Reedy says their initial piece of business is ...Read more

Illinois Silver Search helping to bring people home

CHICAGO – Illinois’ Silver Search Task Force assisted in the safe return of over 40 missing people with Alzheimer’s or dementia. According to the Alzheimer’s Association Illinois Chapter, during 2018 there were 44 Silver Search advisories, leading to 43 recoveries, compared to nearly ...Read more