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IDOT: Route 18 to be resurfaced this Summer

STREATOR – Streator received news from the Illinois Department of Transportation of a resurfacing project for Route 18. Earlier this week, Mayor Jimmie Lansford announced that Route 18 from 251 to the west end of Streator city limits will be re-milled and resurfaced this summer. No details ...Read more

IDOT: Route 18 will be resurfaced this Summer

STREATOR – Streator received news from the Illinois Department of Transportation of a resurfacing project for Route 18. Earlier this week, Mayor Jimmie Lansford announced that Route 18 from 251 to the west end of Streator city limits will be re-milled and resurfaced this summer. No details ...Read more

Chairman of gaming board, Rauner appointee, resigns

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The head of the Illinois Gaming Board has stepped down after serving four years in the post. Springfield attorney Don Tracy was named chairman by then-Gov. Bruce Rauner in early 2015. The State Journal-Register in Springfield reports Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s spokesman ...Read more