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Single Motorcycle Crash on West Side of Ottawa

OTTAWA – A Naplate man has died in a single vehicle motorcycle crash on Thursday. According to LaSalle County Coroner William Wujek, 25-year-old Luke W. Penfield of Naplate was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident on 2912 E. 15TH Road on the west side of Ottawa around 7 a.m. on ...Read more

Boil order this Friday for Oglesby

OGLESBY – A boil order will be issued for Oglesby beginning at 8:30 a.m. Friday.  Areas affected will be Mormon Street between Columbia and Bennett including the blocks North of Mormon. The boil order will be in effect for 24 hours upon completion. Properties affected will have tags placed ...Read more

Road work in Peru starts Thursday

PERU – Intermittent lane closures for seal coating roads through Peru will begin on Thursday. According to IDOT, the project will be completed in 2 phases. The first is expected to last four to six weeks from Midtown Road to I-80 and will affect the intersection at Midtown, Wenzel Road, ...Read more