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Streator garage complete loss after Friday fire

STREATOR – A garage was a complete loss after a fire Friday in Streator.   The Streator Fire Department say they were called to the 300 block of East First Street around 3 PM and found the structure fully involved.  It took 15 minutes to extinguish the blaze, which had collapsed the roof ...Read more

County unemployment rates remain under 5%

  UNDATED – Local county unemployment in LaSalle, Putnam and Bureau counties are continuing a trend at under 5% for the past three months. According to the Illinois Department of Employment Security, statewide unemployment made the biggest decrease, now at 5.3% compared to 8% a year ...Read more

Rt 47 crash kills Morris woman

DWIGHT – One person is dead after a two vehicle crash in Grundy County Thursday. The Grundy County Coroner’s Office was called along with the Grundy County Sheriff’s Office to Illinois Route 47 in Dwight around 9AM for the collision between a semi-tractor trailer and a passenger ...Read more