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District 289 Gets First Look At 2020 Budget

MENDOTA – The budget may look slightly different due to new regulations put into place by the state, but the estimated expenses are in and District 289 in Mendota may see themselves over $800,000 in the red for 2020.  Dr. Kristen School presented the outline at Thursday nights School Board ...Read more

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