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Longtime Utica Firefighter passes away

UTICA – The Utica Fire Department announced Thursday that Chief of Staff Ed Rogers passes away on February 27th.     Rogers began serving the district in 1997, and held many roles over the years, including EMS Director and was a president of the Mutual Aid Box Alarm System – District ...Read more

Gas prices increase slightly

  CHICAGO – More than half of all state gas price averages increased in the last week, including Illinois. According to the American Automobile Association, The jumps were caused by a decrease in U.S. gasoline stocks and increases in demand. In LaSalle, Bureau and Putnam Counties, gas ...Read more